“Apple Computer and Pixar CEO Steve Jobs received the green light from local government officials Tuesday to demolish a historic building on his property in Woodside, Calif.,” Dawn Kawamoto reports for CNET News.
“Jobs, who owns an expansive Mission Revival home designed by the late, internationally known architect George Washington Smith, was battling with preservationists, who sought to keep the home intact. The building had fallen into severe disrepair over the years… Jobs still has several hoops to jump through before he can clear his property of the house, which is in need of costly repairs,” Kawamoto reports. “Jobs cannot demolish the house until he receives a permit to do so, which will take until June 16. In the meantime, he’s required to share the cost of advertising and promoting the donation of the estate to any organization willing to cart it away.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Now Jonathan Ive can get to work designing one heck of a house.
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