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Letter to the SC Sentinel, 5/13/2022

Standing recently in the verdant City Hall plaza with supporters of Our Downtown, Our Future, I was struck by both the power of a great public space and by the insights in the Sentinel’s Ross Eric Gibson essay (“Santa Cruz’s Once and Future Library,” June 14, 2020). Directly across from the plaza stands the downtown library, carefully designed in 1964. The building complements the historic setting of the Center/Church streets’ civic district....

— Stephen Svete, Santa Cruz

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