1) The building is old and may not survive the move intact. 2) Many Veterans need it to be close to the train station as they can no longer drive, this is their weekly meeting spot. 3) This restaurant is a Palo Alto landmark. 4) A high rise would be unsightly and in clear violation of Palo Alto's height limit building codes.
Once a 1918 World War I Hostess House for Camp Fremont in Palo Alto, CA, the building housing MacArthur Park restaurant is rich with historical significance. Designed by California architect Julia Morgan, it was built for the YWCA with a budget of $1800. This restaurant is California historical…Read More