Hill and Colorado Planned Development

The project site encompasses two noncontiguous parcels, with multiple APN numbers, generally located at 1347-1355 East Colorado Boulevard and 39 North Hill Avenue (North Parcel) and at 1336 East Colorado Boulevard (South Parcel). The project site is periodically used for vehicles sales and/or storage and as a seasonal sales lot for pumpkin patches and holiday trees. Prior to 2008, the site was occupied by the former Pasadena Ford dealership. The automobile showroom facing onto Colorado Boulevard (North Parcel) was determined... continue reading »"Hill and Colorado Planned Development"

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

The city has developed a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory in response to recent state legislation. The goals of this report are to: Provide a listing of Pasadena's major sources of GHG emissions and identify where the greatest opportunities for emissions reduction exists; Create a GHG emissions baseline from which Pasasdena can set reduction targets, and measure future progress; Enable the City to understand the scale of emissions from various sources and develop GHG emissions accouting and reporting principles; and Provide best practices to... continue reading »"Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory"

Glenarm Power Plant Repowering Project

In 2009, the City of Pasadena adopted the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), a blueprint for the Pasadena Department of Water and Power (PWP) to ensure reliable, environmentally responsible electricity service, competitive rates, and energy independence through 2030. A key feature of the IRP is the replacement of inefficient local generating units at PWP’s Power Plant. This constitutes the Glenarm Power Plant Repowering Project. The City’s Power Plant consists of two power generating facilities flanking the Metro Gold Line tracks: the... continue reading »"Glenarm Power Plant Repowering Project"

Green Hotel Apartments

The proposed project involves construction of a six-story mixed-use building with 64 residential units and 5,000 square feet of commercial space on an existing surface parking lot at 86 South Fair Oaks Avenue in Pasadena. The project site is 32,362 square feet and the proposed mixed-use building would be 76,980 square feet in size. The ground floor would consist of 5,000 square feet of commercial space and 20 parking spaces, with 11 of the 20 parking spaces “tucked under” the... continue reading »"Green Hotel Apartments"

Fuller Theological Seminary Master Plan Amendment

The proposed project are amendments to the current Master Plan and Development Agreement (adopted in 2006) for Fuller Theological Seminary (Fuller), located at 135 North Oakland Avenue in the City of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, CA.  The proposed Master Plan Amendment would reconfigure the 2006 Master Plan boundaries and forfeit development rights for all development previously approved and not constructed except for a 35,000 square-foot chapel. The amended Master Plan would also include a decrease in the student enrollment capacity from... continue reading »"Fuller Theological Seminary Master Plan Amendment"

Evanston Court

The proposed project consists of a 24-unit, multi-family residential development that includes adaptive reuse of the historic Evanston Inn (385 South Marengo Avenue), which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The proposal would rehabilitate the Evanston Inn structure into 10 condominium units and construct three new two-and three-story residential buildings, comprising the remaining 14 units, over a semi-subterranean parking garage. The rear “carriage house” portion of the Evanston Inn on the western portion of Evanston Place and... continue reading »"Evanston Court"

Eastside Well Collector and Centralized Disinfection Facility Project

The Eastside Well Collector and Centralized Disinfection Facility project involves installing the infrastructure necessary to transport groundwater from seven wells in the eastern portion of PWP’s Jones Reservoir and to provide for centralized disinfection of the groundwater from these wells.  To accomplish these objectives, PWP proposes to install 23,587 linear feet of pipeline to collect and transport groundwater from the seven involved wells to the Jones Reservoir site, where a chloramination system would be installed to disinfect the water prior to... continue reading »"Eastside Well Collector and Centralized Disinfection Facility Project"

Desiderio Army Reserve Center

The proposed project includes the reuse of the 5.1-acre Desiderio US Army Reserve Center (USARC) site. Figure 1 shows the project site and proposed project. The property is located at 655 Westminster Drive – at the northeast corner of Arroyo Boulevard and Westminster Drive. Four buildings are currently located on the project site: a 22,152-square foot USARC building, a 3,798-square foot organizational maintenance shop, a 2,226-square foot storage building and a hazardous materials shed. All uses on the site are... continue reading »"Desiderio Army Reserve Center"

Conditional Use Permit #5407 (Crown City Medical Center, 550 E Colorado Blvd)

The project would involve the construction of a 112,252- square-foot, five-story medical office and retail building. As proposed, the ground floor would contain 16,201 square feet of retail space and lobby.  The remaining four levels would consist of approximately 95,051 square feet of medical office space and common areas. The building would be 86 feet, 7 inches high and would be in an L shape from the second floor upward, spanning the northern and eastern parts of the site.  The... continue reading »"Conditional Use Permit #5407 (Crown City Medical Center, 550 E Colorado Blvd)"

Conditional Use Permit #5837 - 159 Glen Summer Road

The applicant, the City of Pasadena’s Department of Public Works, has submitted a Conditional Use Permit application to allow the continued operation of a temporary Public Safety Facility on this site while structural repairs/improvements are made to the nearby Fire Station #39 (50 Avenue 64).  The temporary facility accommodates two fire personnel, in three shifts, and one rescue ambulance.  No “fire trucks”, or similar large vehicles, would be located at this site.  The  temporary facility was established on the site... continue reading »"Conditional Use Permit #5837 - 159 Glen Summer Road"