Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission
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Regular Meeting
4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 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, Chad Larsen and Constance Vork were absent.
The meeting was called to order at 4:32 p.m.
Minutes were approved for the meeting held on September 10, 2013.
 
Public Hearings
 
Public Hearing
 
1.    123 3rd St N (BZH #27889, Ward 7) (Janelle Widmeier)
David J. Kelly Architect Inc. on behalf of Colwell Partners LLC has applied for a certificate of appropriateness application to allow window opening modifications for installation of a balcony with two doors on the eighth floor of the building located at the property of 123 3rd St N in the North Loop Warehouse Historic District.
 
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted the findings and approved the Certificate of Appropriateness to allow window opening modifications for installation of a balcony with two doors on the eighth floor of the building located at 123 3rd St N, 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 September 24, 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 building owner shall be allowed to apply for a Certificate of No Change application to install a balcony(s) and doors to this building elevation in the future as long as the balcony(s) and doors align with the proposed balcony and doors to maintain symmetry.
 
Aye: Faucher, Haeker, Hartnett, Hunter-Weir, L. Mack, R. Mack, Stade
Absent: Lackovic, Larsen, Vork
Approved on consent
 
2.    910 Portland Ave S (BZH #27888, Ward 7) (Kimberly Holien)
Adsit Architecture and Planning has applied for acertificate of appropriateness for various alterations to the property at 910 Portland Ave S, a property consisting of three structures in the South Ninth Street Historic District. Two structures, the Roselle and Melrose are contributing buildings in the district. The third, the Milton Building, is a non-contributing building in the district. The scope of work includes: 
 
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted the findings and approved the Certificate of Appropriateness to allow alterations to the structure at 910 Portland Ave S, in the Ninth Street South 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. The panels proposed within the storefront on the Milton building shall be wood in lieu of fiber cement.
  3. Glazing for all street-level windows shall be clear, un-tinted, non-reflective glass.
  4. 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 September 24, 2015. 
  5. 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.
Aye: Faucher, Haeker, Hartnett, Hunter-Weir, L. Mack, R. Mack, Stade
Absent: Lackovic, Larsen, Vork
Approved on consent
 
3.    212 2nd St SE (BZH #27904, Ward 3) (Kimberly Holien)
Amy Meller of MacDonald and Mack Architects has applied for acertificate of appropriateness for alterations to the property at 212 2nd St SE, a non-contributing property in the Saint Anthony Falls Historic District. The scope of work includes: 
 
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted the findings and approved the Certificate of Appropriateness to allow alterations to the structure at 212 2nd St SE, in the Saint Anthony Falls 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. Glazing for all street-level windows shall be clear, un-tinted, non-reflective glass.
  3. 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 September 24, 2015. 
  4. 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.
          Aye: Faucher, Haeker, Hartnett, Hunter-Weir, L. Mack, Stade
Absent: Lackovic, Larsen, Vork
Abstain: R. Mack
Approved on consent 
 
4.   1729 Morgan Ave S (BZH #27906, Ward 7) (Joe Bernard)
Nomination of 1729 Morgan Ave S for designation as a local landmark.
 
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted staff findings and approved the nomination of 1729 Morgan Ave S as a landmark; establish interim protection; and direct the Planning Director to prepare or cause to be prepared a designation study.
 
Aye: Faucher, Haeker, Hartnett, Hunter-Weir, L. Mack, R. Mack, Stade
Absent: Lackovic, Larsen, Vork
Motion Passed
 
New Business
 
 
Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 4:48 p.m.
The next regular Heritage Preservation Commission meeting: October 8, 2013.
Heritage Preservation Commission decisions are final unless appealed.
 
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