Rose Tree Cottage closing/moving?
Noticed on my morning commute that Rose Tree Cottage's got a giant "Closing Sale" banner hanging in front of it. Checked out the Web site which has an ominous "Rose Tree Cottage Under Threat?" link which talked about re-zoning that area for a condo (but with no specific dates), along with the usual write to your city councilmember schbeal (wish I could, but I don't live in Pasadena).
Can this be? Should I reserve for this weekend before it comes down? (I've heard generally positive things about the place from CH boards).
Yes, Pasadena is working on one of its wonderful "projects". Apparently they are tearing down the adorable historical cottages and are going to build "affordable housing" in its place. I have heard rumors that Rose Tree Cottage will be relocating to Pasadena Avenue (the street that runs next to the freeway). It makes me sick. I would definitely go if you can. I love it. I wonder if it will be the nice place it was when I went before all this crazyness took place, since they may have a bad taste in their mouth.
They are not tearing down those historic cottages. They are going to transform the cottages into the affordable housing portion of yet another spanking new yet-to-be-built condo building across from Madre's.
Am very glad to hear the owners of Rose Tree have already found a new location.