MINNEAPOLIS HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2018

4:30 p.m. | City Hall, Room 317 | 350 South 5th Street | Minneapolis, MN 55415

Committee Clerk

Lisa.Kusz – 612.673.3710

Commissioners

Ginny Lackovic, Chair | Diana Dyste | Laurel Fritz | Laura Faucher | Barbara Howard  

Susan Hunter Weir | Linda Mack | Ian Stade | Madelyn Sundberg | Claire VanderEyk

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

APPROVAL OF ACTIONS FROM THE october 23, 2018 MEETING           

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The commission may take action on items as part of a consent agenda at the beginning of the meeting. In these instances, the commission president will open the public hearing at the beginning of the meeting and will ask whether anyone would like to provide testimony or express concerns about items recommended for the consent agenda. If you plan to speak to an issue on the agenda, it is recommended that you arrive at the meeting at 4:30 or contact the assigned city staff person in advance. Please contact CPED staff with any questions that you have about the consent agenda.

 

PUBLIC HEARING

Please note: if you plan on speaking, please sign in on the sheet located in the hallway, and then state your name and address clearly into the microphone when you come up to speak.

1.       North Loop Paving Project, Ward 3 and Ward 5

Staff report by Hilary Dvorak, PLAN7507

This item was continued from the October 23, 2018 HPC meeting.

 

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings for the application by the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department.

A.      Certificate of Appropriateness.

Recommended motion: Approve the certificate of appropriateness for the reconstruction of 5th Ave N, 7th Ave N, 8th Ave N, 9th Ave N and N 3rd St, located in the Minneapolis Warehouse Historic District, subject to the following conditions:

1.       The salvaged granite curb shall be reinstalled along 8th Avenue North, outside of the curb cuts and curb radiuses.

2.       The rail spur lines shall be interpreted across the entire right-of-way on 5th Ave N, 7th Ave N, 8th Ave N and 9th Ave N as shown on the plans.

3.       Street trees shall not be located directly in front of entrances of historic buildings.

4.       Street trees shall be more columnar in form. Final plans shall identify the tree species.

5.       There shall be no street trees planted at the terminus of 8th Ave N and N 3rd St or 9th Ave N and N    3rd St.

6.       If the wooden pavers will be removed, they shall be documented through photography before they are removed. The photo documentation shall be provided to CPED.

7.       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 approved 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 November 27, 2020.

8.       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.

2.       1111-1113 Hennepin Ave, Ward 7

Staff report by Aaron Hanauer, PLAN7830

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings for the application by Brianna Norstrom.

A.      Certificate of Appropriateness.

Recommended motion: Approve the certificate of appropriateness to allow for the retention of a sign on a non-primary building elevation.

B.      Historic variance.

Recommended motion: Approve the historic variance to allow for the retention of a sign on a non-primary building elevation and to vary the allowed signage on the non-primary building wall from zero to 1,060 square feet.

3.       102-120 1st St N, Ward 3

Staff report by Aaron Hanauer, PLAN7730

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings for the application by Curt Gunsbury.

A.      Certificate of Appropriateness.

Recommended motion: Approve the certificate of appropriateness to allow for the construction of a new mixed-use building with ground floor commercial and apartments on the upper floors, subject to the following conditions:

1.       To comply with Guideline 3.39, the applicant shall continue to ensure that the HVAC and laundry vents  are absent from the building walls closest to 1st St N.

2.       To comply with Guideline 3.50 and 3.51, the upper floor windows within the masonry portions of the building shall be setback from the façade of the building a minimum depth of one brick.

3.       To comply with Guideline 3.70, the metal panels shall not have a shiny finish.

4.       To comply with the Design Guidelines for On-Premise Signs and Awnings, day-glo light reflecting or fluorescent colors or materials are not allowed with the proposed signage. 

5.       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 approved 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 November 27, 2020.

6.       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.

 

COMMISSION BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

NEXT REGULAR HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION MEETING: DECEMBER 11, 2018

·         The Chair reserves the right to limit discussion on agenda items.

·         Please contact staff after the hearing if you have any questions regarding your project.

·         Heritage Preservation Commission decisions are final unless appealed.

·         The meeting site is wheelchair accessible. For other reasonable accommodations, such as a sign language interpreter or materials in an alternative format, please contact Lisa Kusz (612-673-3710) at least five days prior to the meeting.

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