Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission Actions 

Regular Meeting
4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Room 317, City Hall
350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1385
 
Commission Membership: Ms. Laura Faucher, Mr. Alex Haecker, Ms. Susan Hunter Weir, Ms. Ginny Lackovic, Mr. Chad Larsen, Ms. Tammy Lindberg, Ms. Linda Mack, Mr. Robert Mack, Mr. Ian Stade, and Ms. Jody Tableporter
 
Committee Clerk: Diana Armstrong, 612.673.2615
 
Commissioners Lackovic, Lindberg, R. Mack, and Stade were absent.
The meeting was called to order at 4:40 p.m.
Minutes were approved for the meeting held on March 19, 2013.

Public Hearings

 
Public Hearing
1.  324 1st Street North, St. Anthony Falls Historic District (BZH #27666, Ward 7) (Hanauer)
This item was Continued from the March 19 Heritage Preservation Commission meeting.
Charlene Roise, with Hess Roise and Company, has submitted a Certificate of Appropriateness application on behalf of Three24LLC. The Certificate of Appropriateness application is to allow for a new five-story, 140-unit apartment building at 324 1st Street North located within the Saint Anthony Falls Historic District.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted staff findings and approved the Certificate of Appropriateness for the new construction at 324 1st Street North subject to the following conditions:
1.     By ordinance, approvals are valid for a period of two years from the date of the decision unless required permits are obtained and the action approval is substantially begun and proceeds in a continuous basis toward completion. Upon written request and for good cause, the planning director may grant up to a one year extension if the request is made in writing no later than April 2, 2015. 
2.     By ordinance, all approvals granted in this Certificate of Appropriateness shall remain in effect as long as all of the conditions and guarantees of such approvals are observed. Failure to comply with such conditions and guarantees shall constitute a violation of this Certificate of Appropriateness and may result in termination of the approval.
3.     All glass must be clear, non-tinted, non-reflective glass. One coat of Low-E glazing is permitted on the interior surface of the windows.
4.     Shrubs and grass plantings shall be allowed next to the building along 1st Street North with a landscaped edge wall.
Aye: Faucher, Haecker, Hunter Weir, Larsen, L. Mack, Tableporter
Absent: Lackovic, Lindberg, R. Mack, Stade
Motion Passed
2.  2008 2nd Avenue South, Washburn Fair Oaks Historic District (BZH #27681, Ward 6) (Hanauer)
Chris Oberson, with Craftsman’s Choice, has submitted a Certificate of Appropriateness application on behalf of Alex Smith, the property owner, to allow for a rehabilitation project that includes tearing off the stucco and lap siding on the house and replacing it with cement board siding, and to replace wood window trim with cement board window trim on the property located at 2008 2nd Avenue South, a contributing structure to the Washburn Fair Oaks Historic District.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted staff findings and approved the Certificate of Appropriateness to provide approvals to the work completed to the gable cladding, window trim, and fascia, and to allow for the removal of the stucco and installation of fiber-cement siding at 2008 2nd Avenue South, subject to the following conditions:
1.     By ordinance, approvals are valid for a period of two years from the date of the decision unless required permits are obtained and the action approval is substantially begun and proceeds in a continuous basis toward completion. Upon written request and for good cause, the planning director may grant up to a one year extension if the request is made in writing no later than April 2, 2015. 
2.     By ordinance, all approvals granted in this Certificate of Appropriateness shall remain in effect as long as all of the conditions and guarantees of such approvals are observed. Failure to comply with such conditions and guarantees shall constitute a violation of this Certificate of Appropriateness and may result in termination of the approval.
Approved on Consent

Information Items

3.  2532 and 2541 Stevens Avenue South, Washburn Fair Oaks Historic District (Hanauer)
MCAD Concept Review
4.   3116 3rd Avenue South, Bennett-McBride Landmark, Healy Block Historic District (Hanauer)
Discussion on a second unit in the Bennett-McBride House, a designated landmark in the Healy Block Historic District.
New Business
Wonderland Park in South Minneapolis” Fireside Chat with Commissioner Hunter Weir, Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m. at the Hennepin History Museum. (Hunter Weir)
2013 Preservation Award nominations are due Friday, April 5. (L. Mack)
Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 6:20 p.m.
The next regular Heritage Preservation Commission meeting: April 16, 2013.
 
The Chair reserves the right to limit discussion on Agenda items.
 
Heritage Preservation Commission decisions are final unless appealed.
 
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Last updated Apr. 3, 2013