Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission
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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, Mr. Chris Hartnett, Ms. Susan Hunter Weir, Ms. Ginny Lackovic, Mr. Chad Larsen, Ms. Linda Mack, Mr. Robert Mack, Mr. Ian Stade and Ms. Constance Vork
 
Committee Clerk: Julie Biesemeier 612-673-3965
 
Commissioner Ginny Lackovic was absent.
The meeting was called to order at 4:32 p.m.
Minutes were approved for the meeting held on August 20, 2013.
 
Public Hearings
Public Hearing
1.  1500 6th St S (BZH #27875, Ward 2) (Aaron Hanauer)
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.

Action: Not withstanding staff recommendation, the Heritage Preservation Commission denied the demolition of the Gluek Brewing Tied House at 1500 6th St S., established interim protection; and directed the Planning Director to prepare or cause to be prepared a designation study.

Aye: Hartnett, Hunter Weir, R. Mack, Stade, Vork
Nay: Faucher, Haecker, Larsen, L. Mack
Absent: Lackovic
 
2.  1900 LaSalle Ave (BZH #27434, Ward 6) (Janelle Widmeier)
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.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission and City Council adopted the findings and approved 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.
Approved on consent
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 Heritage Preservation Commission and City Council adopted the findings and approved 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.
Approved on consent
Information Items
3.   Text Amendment (Erik Nilsson)
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)
New Business:
 
 
Adjournment
      The meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.
      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. 11, 2013