Corona del Mar Business Improvement District Records

Finding aid created by Sherman Library and Gardens staff
Sherman Library and Gardens
614 Dahlia Ave.
Corona del Mar, California 92625
(949) 673-1880
library@slgardens.org
http://www.slgardens.org/
2017


Descriptive Summary

Title: Corona del Mar Business Improvement District Records
Dates: 1991-2005
Collection Number: 2006_02
Creator/Collector: Corona del Mar Business Improvement District
Extent: 2 document boxes.
Repository: Sherman Library and Gardens
Corona del Mar, California 92625
Abstract: The collection consists of materials related to the activities of the Corona del Mar Business Improvement District (BID). The primary focus of the materials represented in the collection is the revitalization program for the Coast Highway, and an extensive amount of these files relate to the replacement of the ficus trees along the sidewalk with king palms and Hong Kong orchids.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Corona del Mar Business Improvement District Records. Sherman Library and Gardens

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated to the Sherman Library by Wade Roberts in 2006.

Biography/Administrative History

The Corona del Mar Business Improvement District (BID), created in 1997, comprises an Advisory Committee and a body of members made up of business owners within the boundaries of the Corona del Mar Business District. As part of its efforts to beautify the village of Corona del Mar, California, the BID undertook a large project to revitalize the Coast Highway which runs through the community which included refurbishing the medians at Marguerite and Pacific Coast Highway, replacing the ficus trees along the sidewalk with king palms and Hong Kong orchids, new trash receptacles, new bicycle racks, and new trash benches.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, minutes, notes newsletters, drawings and photographs related to the activities of the Corona del Mar Business Improvement District (BID). The primary focus of the materials represented in the collection is the revitalization program for the Coast Highway, and an extensive amount of these files relate to the replacement of the ficus trees along the sidewalk with king palms and Hong Kong orchids. There are also materials related to the BID’s interest in obtaining jurisdiction over the state-owned highway and sidewalks, preparing for the annual Christmas Walk, and planning for the celebration of Corona del Mar’s centennial in 2004.

Indexing Terms

Roads – California – Corona del Mar.
Corona del Mar (Calif.) – History – Sources.

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Collection Contents

 

Organizational Records

Box:Folder 1:1

Bylways and organizational records 1997-2004

Box:Folder 1:2

Newsletters 1998-2000

Box:Folder 1:3

Roster 1997

 

Programmatic Records

Box:Folder 1:4

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 1991

Box:Folder 1:5

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 1992

Box:Folder 1:6

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 1994

Box:Folder 1:7

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 1995

Box:Folder 1:8

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 1996

Box:Folder 1:9

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 1997

Box:Folder 1:10

General files 1997

Box:Folder 1:11

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 1998

Box:Folder 1:12

Coast Highway Revitalization Program – Correspondence 1998

Box:Folder 1:13

Coast Highway Revitalization Program – Costs 1998

Box:Folder 1:14

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 1999

Box:Folder 1:15

Coast Highway Revitalization Program – Correspondence 1999

Box:Folder 2:1

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 2000

Box:Folder 2:2

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 2001

Box:Folder 2:3

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 2002

Box:Folder 2:4

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 2003

Box:Folder 2:5

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 2004

Box:Folder 2:6

Financial records 2004

Box:Folder 2:7

Coast Highway Revitalization Program 2005

Box:Folder 2:8

Coast Highway Revitalization Program

 

Photographs and Ephemera

Box:Folder 2:9

Photographs

Box:Folder 2:10

Business cards