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Council Plaza: Exceptionally Significant

Council Plaza is located at 212-300 S. Grand Boulevard and consists of two residential towers, a two-story commercial building over covered parking and the space-age Phillips 66 service station that is now a Del Taco restaurant. These buildings were built between 1964 and 1968. In 2007, the National Park Service placed Council Plaza on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district despite their relatively young age. The listing affirmed that Council Plaza had “exceptional significance” under National Register guidelines and could be listed ahead of its 50th birthday.

Read more history in the National Register of Historic Places nomination prepared by Melinda Winchester of Lafser & Associates.

3 replies on “Council Plaza: Exceptionally Significant”

Since the developers are using state and federal historic tax credits, their reviewers probably will require reconstruction of the mural.  I have not verified that, though.

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