Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission
Regular Meeting
4:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, 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: Julie Biesemeier 612-673-3965
Commissioner L. Mack was absent.
The meeting was called to order at 4:33 p.m.
Minutes were approved for the meeting held on July 9, 2013.
Public Hearings
Public Hearing
 1. 219 2nd Street North, Northwestern Glass Company, Mpls Warehouse Historic District
(BZH #27769, Ward 7) (
This item was continued from the June 18 Heritage Preservation Commission meeting.
Alex Haecker, with AWH Architects, has submitted a Certificate of Appropriateness application on behalf of 219 LLC, the property owner. The Certificate of Appropriateness application is to allow for a rehabilitation of the Northwestern Glass Company Building that includes the following proposed work: enlarge window openings and install new windows on a secondary elevation, new signage, repointing of masonry, and paint removal on secondary elevation brick. The Northwestern Glass Company Building at 219 2nd Street North is a contributing structure to the Minneapolis Warehouse Historic District.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission continued the Certificate of Appropriateness for the property located at 219 2nd St N to the August 20, 2013 Heritage Preservation Commission meeting.
Absent: L. Mack
Abstain: Haeker
Motion: Approved to continue
2.   3022 Hennepin Avenue, Granada Theater Landmark (Suburban World Theater)
(BZH #27810, Ward 10) (
DRJ Architecture, Inc., on behalf of Elion Acquisitions, has applied for a Certificate of Appropriateness application to allow for interior and exterior modifications to the existing Suburban World Theater/Granada Theater, located at 3022 Hennepin Avenue. The building is a local landmark and the designation includes both the interior and exterior of the building. The modifications would allow for the structure to be converted to a retail use.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission continued the Certificate of Appropriateness for the property located at 3022 Hennepin Avenue to the August 6, 2013 Heritage Preservation Commission meeting.
Aye: Faucher, Haecker, Hunter Weir, Lackovic, Larsen, R. Mack, Ian Stade
Absent: L. Mack
Motion: Approved to continue 
New Business
      I-pad usage and gift cards to purchase apps. (Dvorak)
      Interviews for new commissioners have been held and are ongoing. (Larsen)
Old Business
The meeting was adjourned at 6:12 p.m.
The next regular Heritage Preservation Commission meeting: August 6, 2013.
Heritage Preservation Commission decisions are final unless appealed.
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Last updated Jul 24, 2013



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