Tag: red barn
GILROY—Citizens seeking to save and rehabilitate an old barn in Christmas Hill Park requested approval this week from city officials to hold two volunteer-led cleanup days in November.
GILROY—For the first time since its demolition was halted in 2006 and again in 2014, supporters of an old barn in Christmas Hill Park finally entered the structure they’ve been rallying to save.
GILROY—City officials will allow advocates for Christmas Hill Park’s Red Barn to enter the boarded-up structure and work to prevent further weather-related damage, but not until nine city requirements are met.
GILROY—A community group that rallied to halt the demolition of an old barn inside Christmas Hill Park has asked the city’s permission to enter the boarded-up structure to shore it up and prevent any further weather or animal-related damage.
The crumbling red barn on the ranch side of Christmas Hill Park may or may not be traceable to one of the area’s most prominent historical figures, cattle baron Henry Miller. While that matters to a degree, the point remains: the red barn is still a part of Gilroy history. The real question is how much the community values that history.