Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission Agenda 

Regular Meeting
4:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 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. Linda Mack, Mr. Robert Mack, Mr. Ian Stade
 
Committee Clerk: Diana Armstrong, 612.673.2615

Call to Order

 
Roll Call
Petitions and Communications
Approval of Actions from the June 18, 2013, meeting
Approval of Agenda

Public Hearings

 
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Public Hearing
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1.  2304 Milwaukee Avenue, Milwaukee Avenue Historic District (BZH #27744, Ward 2) (Hanauer
     (Staff Report) (CPED Info) (Applicant Submittal) (Public Comment)
Chuck Levin, with Charles Levin Architects, has submitted a Certificate of Appropriateness application on behalf of the property owner, Richard Erickson. The Certificate of Appropriateness application is to allow for the replacement of a one-story side porch at 2304 Milwaukee Avenue with a new one-story side porch with deck on top. The building at 2304 Milwaukee Avenue is a contributing building to the Milwaukee Avenue Historic District.
Staff Recommendation: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings and approve the Certificate of Appropriateness to allow the side addition with second floor deck at 2304 Milwaukee Avenue, 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 July 9, 2015. 
  2. Community Planning and Economic Development staff shall review and approve the final plans and elevations prior to building permit issuance. 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. The proposed addition shall be setback a minimum of five (5) feet from the south side property line.
  4. The proposed addition shall include two wood, vertically oriented, double hung windows on the south elevation similar in design and size as those proposed on the east and west side of the addition.
  5. The corner boards and lattice shall be made of cement board or wood.
2.   700 2nd Street South, St. Anthony Falls Historic District, (BZH #27775, Ward 7) (Dvorak
      (Staff Report) (Written Material) (Drawings) (Photographs)
Paul Mellblom with MS&R, on behalf of Dean and Mary Ramos, has submitted a Certificate of Appropriateness application for alterations to the property at 700 2nd Street South, a contributing property in the St. Anthony Falls Historic District. Alterations include the addition of a new window on the 4th floor of the building on the west façade.
Staff Recommendation: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings and approve the Certificate of Appropriateness for the property located at 700 2nd Street 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 July 9, 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. Department of Community Planning and Economic Development staff shall review and approve the final plans and elevations prior to building permit issuance.
  4. The window specified in the application materials shall be the window that is installed in the building.
  5. Property owners in this same stack of units shall be allowed to apply for a Certificate of No Change application to add a window as long as the window is located in the former fire escape doorway opening and as long as the same window that is being proposed as part of this application is installed.
3.  1608-10 Harmon Place, Harmon Place Historic District (BZH #27789, Ward 7) (Holien
     (Staff Report) (Written Material) (Drawings) (Photographs)
Tim Rooney of Joe’s Building, LLC, has submitted a Certificate of Appropriateness for various alterations to the property at 1608-10 Harmon Place, a non-contributing property in the Harmon Place Historic District. The scope of work includes: replacement windows, façade alterations, replacement of awnings, a 481 square foot elevator addition on the roof, and a painted mural on the north side of the building.
Staff Recommendation: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings and approve the Certificate of Appropriateness to allow alterations to the structure at 1608-10 Harmon Place, in the Harmon Place Historic District, subject to the following conditions:
  1. Community Planning and Economic Development staff shall review and approve the final site plan, floor plans, and elevations prior to building permit issuance.
  2. All signage shall be submitted as part of a separate application when detailed sign plans are available.
  3. Glazing for all street-level windows shall be clear, un-tinted, non-reflective glass. Low-e coating may be used on glazing above the first story.
  4. The approved mural on the east side of the building shall be as depicted in the application materials.
  5. 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 July 9, 2015.
  6. 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.
4.   315 1st Avenue Northeast, Superior Plating (BZH #27768, Ward 3) (Farrar
      (Staff Report) (Written Material) (Eligibility Study) (Comments) (RAP)
Leonard Street and Deinard, on behalf of First and University Investors, LLC, has submitted a Demolition of Historic Resource application. The Demolition of Historic Resource application is to allow for the demolition of the East Side Station, the former Superior Plating facility, located on the property at 315 1st Avenue Northeast. The property is not currently locally or nationally designated. The property was included in a 2011 historic reconnaissance survey of the central core of the city, which did not specifically identify the building as potentially historic, but did identify the adjacent area (including a portion of the site) as a potential historic district.
Staff Recommendation: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings and approve the Certificate of Appropriateness to allow for the demolition of the existing building located on the property at 315 1st Avenue Northeast subject to the following mitigation condition(s):
  1. As mitigation for the demolition of the Superior Plating facility (formerly the East Side Station), a photographic recordation (prior to the demolition) of the property shall be prepared and submitted to staff that is in accordance with the guidelines of the Minnesota Historic Property Record.
  2. As mitigation for the demolition of the Superior Plating facility (formerly the East Side Station), the applicant shall incorporate an interpretative element into any future redevelopment of the site that provides the history of the building and surrounding area.
5.   2445 Park Avenue, Anson Brooks Mansion (BZH #27790, Ward 6) (Mogush)
      (Staff Report) (Nomination) (Comments) (Map)
Nomination of the Anson Brooks Mansion, 2445 Park Avenue, for designation as a local landmark.
Staff Recommendation: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings and approve the nomination of 2245 Park Avenue as a landmark, establish interim protection, and direct the Planning Director to prepare or cause to be prepared a designation study.

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Last updated Jul. 9, 2013