Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission
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Regular Meeting
4:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 22, 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, 612.673.2615
 
Commissioner Hunter Weir was absent.
The meeting was called to order at 4:32 p.m.
Minutes were approved for the meeting held on October 8, 2013.
 
Public Hearings
 
Public Hearing
1.       2309 W 53rd St (BZH #27926, Ward 13) (Janelle Widmeier)
Lee Homes, on behalf of Bryan and Marcie Nichols, has submitted a demolition of historic resource application to allow for the demolition of the single-family dwelling located at the property of 2309 W 53rd St.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted the staff findings and approved the demolition application for the property located at 2309 W 53rd St.
Aye: Faucher, Haecker, Hartnett, Lackovic, Larsen, L. Mack, R. Mack, Stade, Vork
Absent: Hunter Weir
Motion Passed
 
2.       3116 3rd Ave S (BZH #27952, Ward 8) (Aaron Hanauer)
John W. Cuningham has applied for a certificate of appropriateness application for a proposed rehabilitation project of the Bennett-McBride House at 3116 3rd Ave S. The certificate of appropriateness application is to allow for interior remodeling of the kitchen/music room, master bath, guest bathroom, as well as exterior modifications to the rear elevation basement door. The Bennett-McBride House is a local individual landmark (with interior and exterior designation) and a contributing building to the Healy Block Historic District.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted the staff findings and approved the certificate of appropriateness to allow the side addition with second floor deck at 3116 3rd Ave S, 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 October 22, 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 applicant shall retain all wainscoting in place in the kitchen not impacted by the wall removal. Wainscoting that is removed shall be either reinstalled within the kitchen or stored on site for possible reinstallation at a later time.
  4. The applicant shall restore the original kitchen wood floor if it remains underneath the parquet floor and is salvageable.
Aye: Faucher, Haecker, Lackovic, Larsen, L. Mack, R. Mack, Stade
Nay: Hartnett, Vork
Absent: Hunter Weir
Motion Passed
 
3.       24 University Ave NE (BZH #27932, Ward 3) (Chris Vrchota)
Gretchen Camp of BKV Group has applied for aCertificate of Appropriateness for construction of a new 6-story, 56-unit residential building on an existing surface parking lot at 24 University Ave NE in the Saint Anthony Falls Historic District.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission continued the Certificate of Appropriateness for construction of a new 6-story 56 unit residential building located at 24 University Ave NE, Tract G one cycle to the November 4th, 2013, Heritage Preservation Commission public hearing.
 
Absent: Hunter Weir
Motion Passed
 
Information Items
4.       Hollywood Theater, Ward 1 (Joe Bernard)
Gregory Donofrio, Meghan Elliot, and Ryan Salmon of Preservation Design Works, LLC applied to place the Hollywood Theater at 2815 Johnson St NE on the National Register of Historic Places. Certified Local Government Comments will be considered at the October 22, 2013 meeting of the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted the staff findings and approved the nomination and directed staff to transmit the report and a letter summarizing the report to the State Historic Preservation Officer.
Absent: Hunter Weir
Abstain: Faucher, R. Mack
Approved on consent
 
5.       Plymouth Building, Ward 7 (Joe Bernard)
Charlene Roise and Stephanie K. Atwood of Hess, Roise and Company, and Meghan Elliot, and Ryan Salmon of Preservation Design Works, LLC applied to place the Plymouth Building at 12 6th St S on the National Register of Historic Places. Certified Local Government Comments will be considered at the October 22, 2013 meeting of the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted the staff findings and approved the nomination and directed staff to transmit the report and a letter summarizing the report to the State Historic Preservation Officer.
Absent: Hunter Weir
Abstain: Faucher, R. Mack
Approved on consent
 
New Business
Old Business
Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 6:03 p.m.
The next regular Heritage Preservation Commission meeting: November 4, 2013.
 
Heritage Preservation Commission decisions are final unless appealed.
 
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