Pasadena's Queen Of Historic Preservation

Claire Bogaard has successfully led the preservation movement in Pasadena, CA, for three decades.
July 9, 2003, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Through charm, organization and stubbornness -- 'Over my dead body' is a Bogaard battle cry — she has achieved virtual veto power over development that might destroy or alter buildings she loves... Her focus is Pasadena, but her reach extends beyond, largely through the example set by Old Pasadena, now an internationally recognized model for downtown revitalization studied by other cities hoping to restore their urban cores."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Tuesday, July 8, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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