Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission Agenda 
Regular Meeting
4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 10, 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 and Mr. Ian Stade
 
Committee Clerk: Julie Biesemeier, 612.673.3965
 
Call to Order
 
Roll Call
Petitions and Communications
Approval of Actions from the August 20, 2013, meeting
Approval of Agenda
 
Public Hearings
Public Hearing
The Chair reserves the right to limit discussion on Agenda items.
1.  1500 6th St S (BZH #27875, Ward 2) (Aaron Hanauer)
(Staff report)(CPED attachments)(Application and attachments 1-3)(Attachment 4)(Attachments 5-14)
Currie Park Development, LLC has applied for a Demolition of Historic Resource application to allow for the demolition of a Gluek Brewing Tied House at 1500 6th St S.
Staff Recommendation: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt the findings and approve the demolition of the Gluek Brewing tied house at 1500 6th St S, subject to the following conditions:
  1. The applicant shall document the building in compliance with the Minnesota Historical Properties Record and as outlined in the application.
  2. The applicant shall receive approval from CPED on a salvage plan that outlines the salvage of building materials and architectural details.
2.  1900 LaSalle Ave (BZH #27434, Ward 6) (Janelle Widmeier)
(Staff report)(Written materials)(Photos)(Plans)
A. Van Dusen Mansion & Event Center Inc. has filed an application for a historic variance to allow a reception/meeting hall to be located in the OR2 High Density Office Residence Zoning District for the property located at 1900 LaSalle Ave.
Staff Recommendation: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission and City Council adopt the findings and approve the historic variance to allow a reception/meeting hall to be located in the OR2 High Density Office Residence Zoning District for the property located at 1900 LaSalle Ave, subject to the following conditions:
  1. Approvals for this historic variance shall expire if they are not acted upon within two years of approval, unless extended by the Planning Director.
  2. By ordinance, all approvals granted in this historic variance 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.
B. Van Dusen Mansion & Event Center Inc. has filed an application for a historic variance to reduce the minimum parking requirement for a reception/meeting hall for the property located at 1900 LaSalle Ave.
Staff Recommendation: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission and City Council adopt the findings and approve the historic variance to reduce the minimum parking requirement for a reception/meeting hall for the property located at 1900 LaSalle Ave, subject to the following conditions:
  1. Approvals for this historic variance shall expire if they are not acted upon within two years of approval, unless extended by the Planning Director.
  2. By ordinance, all approvals granted in this historic variance 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.
Information Items
3.   Text Amendment (Erik Nilsson)
(Code text)
Amending Title 23, Chapter 599 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Heritage Preservation: Heritage Preservation Regulations.
4.   Cappelen Memorial (Franklin Avenue) Bridge Rehabilitation project (Hilary Dvorak)
(Memo)(Presentation)(Narrative summary)
New Business
 
Adjournment
The next regular Heritage Preservation Commission meeting: September 24, 2013
Heritage Preservation Commission decisions are final unless appealed.
 
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Last updated Sep 4, 2013