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Reimagine: Santa Barbara
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City Council Getting Update on Initiatives to Increase Downtown Santa Barbara Economic Vitality

Public encouraged to attend Tuesday meeting to voice concerns, comments about city’s efforts to turn around mounting State Street challenges
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Santa Maria Turns to Downtown Specific Plan, Special Events to Revitalize City Core

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Post-Disaster Marketing Efforts Aimed at Helping Santa Barbara’s Economic Recovery

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Macy’s

Vacant Macy’s Building a Cornerstone Opportunity to Reimagine Downtown Santa Barbara

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Palm Springs Expert Says Santa Barbara Needs More Millennials, Downtown Housing

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Santa Barbara Has Bustling Business Districts Beyond Downtown

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State Street Remains a Key Focus as Santa Barbara Fights Back from Twin Disasters

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Prior to the 1925 earthquake, height and density were steadily increasing in Santa Barbara’s downtown core.

Anthony Grumbine: Historically Great Architecture, Urbanism Part of Santa Barbara’s Past and Future

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A vacant storefront on the 400 block of State Street has a sign encouraging people to walk two blocks to a nearby restaurant.

Accelerate State Street Program Aims to Lessen Regulations for Downtown Businesses

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Arlington Village, an apartment complex under construction on the north side of the historic Arlington Theatre on the corner of Sola and Chapala streets, will add nearly three dozen rental units in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara.

Talk of Housing Keeps Popping Up in Any Conversation about Downtown Santa Barbara’s Future

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Santa Barbara municipal parking lots, including Lot 2 in the 900 block of Chapala Street, were built with Redevelopment Agency funding.

Parking Availability Remains a Significant Advantage of Downtown Santa Barbara

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The 200 block of E. Yanonali Street in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone has wine and beer tasting rooms.

In Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, Creative Destruction Paves Millennial Hotspot