Placentia Residents Voice Concerns About Old Town Revitalization Plan
Neighbors gathered on Monday evening at Alex Lopez's 100-year-old home beneath the shadow of Placentia's iconic "All America City" water tower. They all shared concerns about how the city's "revitalization" plan for its small, but historic Old Town Santa Fe barrio could impact them. Anchored by a Metrolink Station and 253-space parking structure set to be built by October 2019, city officials are hoping to attract new development to the area, including in the surrounding neighborhoods where residents fear rezoning will pave the way for multistory, mixed-use buildings to cast new, unwanted shade over their homes.
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