Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission Actions 

Regular Meeting
Monday, November 4, 2013
Room 317, City Hall
350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1385
 
Members Present: Chad Larsen, Laura Faucher, Alex Haecker, Susan Hunter Weir, Ginny Lackovic, Robert Mack, Ian Stade and Constance Vork
Members Absent: Linda Mack and Chris Hartnett
 
Committee Clerk: Diana Armstrong, 612.673.2371
The meeting was called to order at 4:33 p.m.
Minutes were approved for the meeting held on October 22, 2013.

Public Hearings

 
1.      24 University Avenue NE (BZH #27932, Ward 3) (Chris Vrchota). This item was continued from the October 22, 2013, meeting.
          Staff report, background, plans and photos
Gretchen Camp of BKV Group has applied for a Certificate of Appropriateness for construction of a new 6-story, 56-unit residential building on an existing surface parking lot at 24 University Avenue NE in the Saint Anthony Falls Historic District.
Action Taken: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted staff findings and Approved the Certificate of Appropriateness for construction of a new 6-story, 56-unit residential building located at 24 University Avenue NE, Tract G, with the following conditions:
  1. The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development reviews and approves final site plan, floor plans, signage, lighting, and elevations.
  2. All glass must be clear, non-tinted, non-reflective glass. One coat of Low-E glazing is permitted on the interior surface of the windows.
  3. The applicant shall obtain all other necessary City approvals prior to the commencement of work.
  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 October 22, 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.
Absent: Linda Mack and Chris Hartnett
Approved on Consent
2.      300 2nd Street South (BZH #27892, Ward 7) (Janelle Widmeier) Staff report
Hess, Roise and Company, on behalf of Lupe Development Partners, has submitted a Certificate of Appropriateness application to allow a new apartment building and new plaza located at the property of 300 2nd Street South within the Saint Anthony Falls Historic District.
Action Taken: The Heritage Preservation Commission Continued the Certificate of Appropriateness application for the property of 300 2nd Street South one cycle, to the November 19, 2013, meeting of the Heritage Preservation Commission.
Absent: Linda Mack and Chris Hartnett
Continued to the November 19, 2013, Heritage Preservation Commission meeting.
3.      101 3rd Avenue South (BZH #27893, Ward 7) (Janelle Widmeier) Staff report
Hess, Roise and Company, on behalf of Mill Place Inc, has submitted a Certificate of Appropriateness application to allow for a new plaza and parking lot modifications located at the property of 101 3rd Avenue South within the Saint Anthony Falls Historic District.
Action Taken: The Heritage Preservation Commission Continued the Certificate of Appropriateness application for the property of 101 3rd Avenue South one cycle, to the November 19, 2013, meeting of the Heritage Preservation Commission.
Absent: Linda Mack and Chris Hartnett
Continued to the November 19, 2013, Heritage Preservation Commission meeting.

Information Items

 
New Business 
End of the year party planned for Monday, December 16, 4:30 p.m. at the Atlas Grill. Please rsvp to Hilary. (Dvorak)
Elections committee for 2014: Robert Mack and Susan Hunter Weir. (Larson)
 
Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 4:43 p.m.
The next regular Heritage Preservation Commission meeting: November 19, 2013.
 
Heritage Preservation Commission decisions are final unless appealed.
  
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Last updated Nov. 4, 2013