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Determining guidelines for historic locations in and around Los Alamos is trickier than you might think.
The Fuller Lodge/Historic Districts Advisory Board met Wednesday to discuss a strategy for developing a set of criteria that would outline the basic requirements needed to label a property or set of properties “historic.”
Board members tossed around the idea of excluding the Bathtub Row Historic District from the criteria, or segregating it from requirements for other properties to ensure its longevity as a Los Alamos landmark.
“I think what we want is a zoning ordinance that protects Bathtub Row,” said board member Heather McClenahan. “I don’t think we want a general set of guidelines that’s going to encompass every historic district.”
Other board members agreed they should not act in haste in creating a new set of all-encompassing guidelines, citing the previous “draconian” old district policies that regulated what type of landscaping, colors, and height requirements needed to be met to ensure a property was designated as “historic.”
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