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ORDINANCE 1921 <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 1648 RELATING TO THE MODIFICATION <br />OF THE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS WHICH EFFECTED ZONE CHANGE NO. 87 <br />(BROADWAY HISTORIC DISTRICT) <br />The Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos does hereby ordain: <br />SECTION I <br />The district delineated on the attached map is hereby designated historically and <br />culturally significant as the Broadway Historic District HD- 84 -2A. <br />SECTION II <br />The district is designated to be historically, architecturally, or aesthetically significant <br />for the reasons listed below: <br />A. Property: Broadway Historic District. Properties located generally south of West <br />Main Street and west of South Santa Cruz Avenue. (see map Exhibit A). <br />B. Historic designation no.: HD -84 -2A <br />C. Description of designation: District <br />D. Description of characteristics which justify the designation: <br />Historical The Broadway area was the first residential subdivision„ and Broadway <br />was the first residential street in the Town of Los Gatos. <br />A 100 -acre tract of land including what is now the Broadway. area was purchased by <br />a Henry D. McCobb in 1863. McCobb planned to subdivide the land into city lots <br />and name the new city Cobbsville. <br />The land was ultimately sold to ex- Vermonter John W. Lyndon, one of the most <br />well -known names in early Los Gatos history, and it was Lyndon who, on <br />September 24, 1881, subdivided the area into 48 lots, selling for $125 and up. On <br />January 5, 1883 Broadway, was opened up to access the Lyndon subdivision. <br />Broadway was the first plotted street in Los Gatos. Scattered houses and businesses <br />C 24 \ O R D S\ H D -84 -2 A. C L N <br />