Donald Bren

The Crowd: Art of Dining celebrates fine art in Orange County

The Crowd: Art of Dining celebrates fine art in Orange County

Newport Beach residents recently gathered signatures and petitioned the City Council to stop the Museum House development project.

The City Council, in a 5-2 vote, reversed preliminary approval on the construction of the luxury high-rise condominium building rather than placing the project on a ballot as required by the petitions submitted by local citizens.

The controversial issue divided the community over matters of growth and density.

There were other issues, including the future of the Orange County Museum of Art, which is presently located in Fashion Island on land granted to the museum by developer Donald Bren and the Irvine Co.

The land...

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