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K-2 <br />1 <br />PLACES OF HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE <br /> <br />The City Council may designate as historical property any building or part thereof, <br />object, structure, monument, or collection thereof having importance to the history or <br />architecture of the City of Newport Beach in accordance with the criteria set forth <br />below. The City Clerk shall maintain a register, which shall be known as the City of <br />Newport Beach Register of Historical Property. The City Council may at any time <br />repeal, revise or modify any such designation upon reconsideration of the historical or <br />architectural importance of the places therein described. <br /> <br />A. Criteria for Selection. <br /> <br />1. Property may be designated as historical property if it meets any of the <br />following standards of architectural significance: <br /> <br />a. Structures or areas that embody distinguishing characteristics of an <br />architectural style, period, or method of construction, or of <br />architectural development with the City. <br /> <br />b. Notable works of a master builder, designer, or architect whose <br />style influenced the City's architectural development, or structures <br />showing the evolution of an architect's style. <br /> <br />c. Rare structures displaying a building type, design, or indigenous <br />building form. <br /> <br />d. Structures which embody special architectural and design features. <br /> <br />e. Outstanding examples of structures displaying original <br />architectural integrity, structurally or stylistically, or both. <br /> <br />f. Unique structures or places that act as focal or pivotal points <br />important as a key to the character or visual quality of an area. <br /> <br />2. Property may be designated as historical property if it meets any of the <br />following standards of historical significance. <br />