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Keep library where it is; create plaza blocks away

Updated: Jul 13, 2022

Letter to the SC Sentinel, 1/15/2022

Concerned that the city has hidden plans for reusing the corner lot of Church and

Cedar, where a downtown library has stood for 117 years, a writer in a Guest

Commentary (Jan. 13) proposed using that site as a public plaza in the heart of

the Civic Center. A plaza with unimpeded sunlight, where the weekly Farmers

Market, the monthly Antique Faire and even city and office workers might enjoy at

lunch time. He called his idea a true town center....

— Jean Brocklebank, Santa Cruz

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