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Council to Consider Letting Baker's Homes Become 11-Room Hotel; Designating Canyon Home as Historic; Recognizing Kiwanis and Plastics Free Month

City Historian Steve Baker's former homes.

At its next meeting (agenda here) the Monrovia City Council will consider ...

~ Allowing the two homes on a single lot formerly owned by long-time City Historian and City Treasurer Steve Baker to be converted into a small historic, 11-room hotel with catered events, a small cafĂ© and the service of alcoholic beverages. The Planning Commission and Development Review Committee have both recommended approval.  Details

~ Designating the house at 332 North Canyon as an historic landmark. The house is Spanish Colonial Revival style and was designed by a "notable builder," Charles S. Cramlet. Details

~ Recognizing Kiwanis Club's 101st birthday. and proclaim July as Plastics Free Month

- Brad Haugaard


  1. Many years ago, Steve and I had the same thought and talked about it extensively. Money was the issue for both of us. Go for it. The idea sounds wonderful. Lynn Rood.