Friday, July 3


Successful Redevelopment Stories

Old Fire Station Rehabilitation
The Old Fire Station located at 151 D. Street is currently under construction.  The rehabilitation is being done by Alma Construction Company, Inc. and includes hazardous material abatement, seismic retrofitting, and the demolition and reconstruction of the addition attached to the west side of the fire station.  Estimated completion of the rehabilitation is Spring 2010.
Downtown Gazebo
The rehabilitation of the Downtown Gazebo located at 2nd Avenue and 9th Street was completed in the Spring of 2009.  Rehabilitation included replacing the existing roof with a new copper roof, adding decorative ironwork to the railings and eaves, repainting the railing and base, and installing a handicap ramp.
Historic District Sign Program
A Historic District Signage program was created to identify Upland's nine historic districts.
Downtown Wayfinding
The Wayfinding Signage Program has provided a comprehensive system of signage to direct people to Historic Downtown Upland as well as the major destinations and businesses located in the area.  Seasonal banners and mini kiosks that contain advertisements from local businesses have also been placed around the downtown area, as well as an archway sign over 9th Street at Euclid Avenue, and a monument sign in the Euclid median.
Santa Fe Depot
The rehabilitation of the historic Santa Fe Depot bulding was completed in the fall of 2006.  The total cost of the rehabilitation was approximately $1 million.  The building is jointly owned by the City of Upland and SANBAG.  The building is occupied by Pacific Wine Merchants (retail cigar and wine shop & wine bar) and Boomer's Coffee Shop.