Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Phoenix's South Mountain Las Lomitas Ramada scope meeting

[Source: Barbara Stocklin, City of Phoenix Historic Preservation Office] -- Staff from the Historic Preservation Office, Parks & Recreation Department and Engineering & Architectural Services Department met with Bob Mather of Westlake Reed Leskosky Architects to discuss the scope of work for rehabilitation of the the Las Lomitas Ramada at South Mountain Park. This is an extensive 1930s wood and stone ramada built by the Civilian Conservartion Corps as a work relief project. The ramada, which is the largest at the park, has been closed for several months due to concerns about its condition. HP staff recommended hiring WRLA architecturs due to the firm's experience rehabilitation historic structures. Mr. Mather is currently preparing a proposal that will be submitted to HP, P&R and EAS staff for review.