10/3/19 | Final Hearing for Historic Designation of Church

Final Hearing for Historic Designation of Church
Thursday October 3rd 2019
Sunshine Center | 330 5th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
8:30AM (Note: this is a change)

The Church of the Beatitudes / Grace Lutheran Church historical designation is finally going before City Council for final approval.  The process took almost two years, but (assuming the motion passes) this historic building in our neighborhood will be saved from demolition and given extra protection in the future.  Show your support in two ways:

  1. Attend the hearing!  At the developer’s request the hearing was moved to a morning session.  The item should be heard around 9:00 am.
  2. Send an e-mail showing your support to council@stpete.org.  Please cc Ms. Laura Duvekot (laura.duvekot@stpete.org) on the correspondence so that she can include the number of comments received in support in her final presentation.

Initially the hearing was scheduled at the Council’s evening meeting, and CHNA had planned a celebration event downtown after the designation was approved.  However, with this time change, we’ll save our celebration for the November General Meeting on November 11, 2019.  Thank you so much to everyone who worked on this project over the past two years and who advocated so strongly to save this beautiful building and piece of history here in CHNA.

 

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