Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board (LPAB) Calendars (Agendas)

March 2001


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SAN FRANCISCO

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORYBOARD

 

Notice of Meeting

&

Agenda

 

Board Hearing Room - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. GoodlettPlace

Wednesday, March 7, 2001

1:00 P.M.

 

Regular Meeting

 

 

Tim Kelley, President

Suheil Shatara, Vice President

Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, NancyHo-Belli,

Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, DanielReidy, Elizabeth Skrondal

Board Members

 

Neil Hart, Preservation Coordinator

Andrea Green, Recording Secretary

 

 

Landmarks Board Agendas areavailable on the Internet at http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/planning

or as a recorded message at (415)558-6320

 

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FORREVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION STREET, 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION andthe GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 LARKINSTREET

 



Time: 1:00 P.M.

 

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

 

ROLL CALL:    BoardPresident:Tim Kelley

Board Vice President:Suheil Shatara

BoardMembers:                      Ina Dearman,Paul Finwall, Nancy Ho-Belli, Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Daniel Reidy, ElizabethSkrondal

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

At this time, members of the public may address theLandmarks Board on items of interest to the public that are within the subjectmatter jurisdiction of the Landmarks Board except agenda items.   With respect to agenda items, youropportunity to address the Landmarks Board will be afforded when the item hasalready been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public wereallowed to testify and the Landmarks Board has closed the public hearing.   Your opportunity to address the LandmarksBoard must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the calendar.   Each member of the public may address theLandmarks Board for up to three minutes. If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes,the President or chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time duringthe meeting.

 

The Brown Act forbids a commission or board from takingaction or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, includingthose items raised at public comment. In response to public comment, the Board is limited to:

(1) briefly responding to statements made or questions posedby members of the public, or

(2) requesting staff to report back on a matter at asubsequent meeting, or

(3) directing staff to place the item on a futureagenda.    (Government Code Section54954.2(a).).

 

REPORTS

 1.        STAFFREPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 2.        PRESIDENT'SREPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 3.        MATTERSOF THE BOARD

 

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

 4.       APPROVAL OF THE DECEMBER 20, 2000DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

 

n          Informational Presentation

             5.        1800 MARKETSTREET, The Carmel Fallon Building.  An informational presentation on the status of the project.

 

n          Certificates ofAppropriateness

               6.        2000.1222A                                                                                    (LIGHT:558-6254)

                        825BATTERY STREET, west side between Broadway and Vallejo Street.   A five-and-one-half-story reinforcedconcrete office building, built in 1907.  The subject property is a contributory building in the NortheastWaterfront Historic District, is rated in the City's 1976 survey ofarchitecturally significant buildings, is listed as being eligible for theNational Register, and is in a C-2 (Community Business) District, and a 84-EHeight and Bulk District.   The subjectbuilding is formerly known as the American Biscuit Building.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriatenessto install ADA compliant entry on Battery Street frontage.   (Continued from January 17, 2001 Hearing)

                                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

NOTE:   For information on the next Landmarks Board Calendar, please call558-6320 on Fridays (before the scheduled hearing) after 5:00 p.m. for arecorded message.

 

NOTE:   Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before thestated time.

 

NOTE:   Speaker Cards will be available at all hearings.   For your convenience, they may be picked upin advance of the hearing from the Planning Department Reception Counter, 1660Mission Street, 5th Floor.

 

NOTE:   The Landmarks Board meets on the first and third Wednesday of eachmonth.  For information on the nextLandmarks Board Calendar, please call at 558-6320 after 3:00 p.m. on Fridayspreceding the regularly scheduled meetings.  Items listed on this Notice of the Meeting and Agenda will not be heardbefore the stated time.

 

NOTE:   For information related to Landmarks Board matters, please callAndrea Green, Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board Recording Secretary, Planning Department, at (415) 558-6266.

 

NOTE:   Pursuant to Government Code § 65009, if you challenge, in court,the approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness, Permit to Alter, Landmark orHistoric District designation, you may be limited to raising only those issuesyou or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, orin written correspondence delivered to the Landmarks Preservation AdvisoryBoard at, or prior to, the public hearing.

 


NOTE:   Material submitted by the public for Landmarks Board review priorto a scheduled hearing, should be received at the Planning Department ReceptionCounter, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor, no later than 5:00 p.m. the Tuesday(eight (8) days) prior to the scheduled public hearing.   Persons unable to attend a hearing maysubmit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Board at the abovelisted address.   Comments received by11:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official recordand will be brought to the attention of the Landmarks Board at the publichearing.   Otherwise, submit materialrelated to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution.  For complete distribution to all BoardMembers, necessary staff and case/docket/ correspondence files, submit anoriginal and 18 copies.

 

CELL PHONEAND/OR SOUND-PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DEVICE USAGE AT HEARINGS

 

Effective January 21, 2001, the Board of Supervisorsamended the Sunshine Ordinance by adding the following provision:   The ringing of and use of cells phones,pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at thismeeting.   Please be advised that theChair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsiblefor the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producingelectronic devices (67A.1 Prohibiting the use of cell phone, pager, or othersimilar sound-producing electronic devices at and during public meetings).

 

ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY

 

Hearings are held at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B.Goodlett Place, Room 400, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA.  The closest accessible BART Station is theCivic Center Station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and GroveStreets.   Accessible curb side parkinghas been designated at points along McAllister Street.  Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall arethe 42 Downtown Loop, 9 San Bruno and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line.  Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the J, K, L,M, and N which stop at the Civic Center and Van Ness Avenue Stations.  For more information regarding MUNIaccessible services, call (415) 923-6142. American sign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement systemwill be available upon request by contacting Dorothy Jaymes at (415) 558-6403,at least 72 hours prior to a hearing. Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiplechemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibilityhotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the City's efforts toaccommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that otherattendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate theseindividuals.

 

 

 

                                 KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THESUNSHINE ORDINANCE

 

Government's duty is to serve the public, reachingits decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and Countyexist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before thepeople and that City operations are open to the people's review.

 

For more information on your rights under theSunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or toreport a violation of the ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force,Donna Hall, Administrator, by mail to City Hall, Room 409, 1 Dr. CarltonGoodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689; by phone (415) 554-7724 (office);(415) 554-7854 (fax); or by e-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

 

Citizens interested in obtaining a copy of theSunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force,the San Francisco Public Library and on the City's website at www.ci.sf.ca.us/bdsupvrs/sunshine

 

Attention:   Individualsand entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative oradministrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance[SF Admin Code §16,520 - 16.534] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the LobbyistOrdinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 1390 Market Street, Suite701, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 554-9510, fax (415) 703-0121 andweb site http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/ethics/.

 

                                                               COMMUNICATIONS

 

Note: Each item on the Architectural Design Reviewand/or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

1) Planning Department CaseReport

2) Draft Motion withFindings and/or Conditions

These items will be available for review at thePlanning Department, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor Reception.

 

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SAN FRANCISCO

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORYBOARD

 

Notice of Meeting

&

Agenda

 

Board Hearing Room - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. GoodlettPlace

Wednesday, March 21, 2001

12:30 P.M.

 

Regular Meeting

 

 

Tim Kelley, President

Suheil Shatara, Vice President

Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, NancyHo-Belli,

Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, DanielReidy, Elizabeth Skrondal

Board Members

 

Neil Hart, Preservation Coordinator

Andrea Green, Recording Secretary

 

 

Landmarks Board Agendas areavailable on the Internet at http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/planning

or as a recorded message at (415)558-6320

 

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FORREVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION STREET, 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION andthe GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 LARKINSTREET

 



Time: 12:30 P.M.

 

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

 

ROLL CALL:    BoardPresident:                       Tim Kelley

Board Vice President:              Suheil Shatara

BoardMembers:                      Ina Dearman,Paul Finwall, Nancy Ho-Belli, Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Daniel Reidy,Elizabeth Skrondal

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

At this time, members of the public may address theLandmarks Board on items of interest to the public that are within the subjectmatter jurisdiction of the Landmarks Board except agenda items.   With respect to agenda items, youropportunity to address the Landmarks Board will be afforded when the item hasalready been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public wereallowed to testify and the Landmarks Board has closed the public hearing.   Your opportunity to address the LandmarksBoard must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the calendar.   Each member of the public may address theLandmarks Board for up to three minutes. If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes,the President or chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time duringthe meeting.

 

The Brown Act forbids a commission or board from takingaction or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, includingthose items raised at public comment. In response to public comment, the Board is limited to:

(1) briefly responding to statements made or questions posedby members of the public, or

(2) requesting staff to report back on a matter at asubsequent meeting, or

(3) directing staff to place the item on a futureagenda.    (Government Code Section54954.2(a).).

 

REPORTS

 

 1.        STAFFREPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 2.        PRESIDENT'SREPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 3.        MATTERSOF THE BOARD

 

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

 

 4.       APPROVAL OF THE  DECEMBER 20, 2000, JANUARY 17, FEBRUARY 7and MARCH 7, 2001 DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

 

n          Certificates ofAppropriateness

             

               5.        2001.0007A                                                                           (M.SNYDER: 575-6891)

                        123TOWNSEND STREET (a.k.a. 118 KING STREET), The Southern Pacific Warehouse,north side between Second and Third Streets.  A six-story masonry building, built in 1903.   The subject property is a contributory building in the South EndHistoric District, is rated "A" by San Francisco Architectural Heritage, and israted in the City's 1976 Architectural Survey, is within an M-2 (HeavyIndustrial) District, and is within a 105-F Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriatenessto install primary and secondary business signs, and an address sign on theKing Street façade, and to replace louver coverings to four windows with newwindows that would match the building's other windows.

                                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

 

 

 

n          Landmark Designation

             

               6.        2000.507L                                                                                      (LIGHT:558-6254)

                        261-271 COLUMBUSAVENUE, City Lights Bookstore, south side of street between Jack KerouacStreet and Broadway.   Assessor's Block162, Lot 18.   The subject project iszoned Broadway NCD and is in a 65-A-1 Height and Bulk District.  Review and comment, and consideration toendorse the Context Statement - Bohemian Literary Culture in Post-War SanFrancisco. Consideration to initiate landmark designation and adopt aresolution initiating and recommending landmark designation of the City LightsBookstore as Landmark No. 228.   (Note:  This item was heard at the June 21, 2000 LandmarksBoard Hearing.   At that time, theLandmarks Board unanimously voted to endorse the Context Statement - BohemianLiterary Culture in Post-War San Francisco; and initiate landmark designationand adopt a resolution initiating and recommending landmark designation of theCity Lights Bookstore as   Landmark No.228 to the Planning Commission.   Thisitem was continued to September 20, 2000.  At that hearing, the Landmarks Board unanimously voted to have PresidentReidy meet with the authors of the various reports and produce a final landmarkdesignation report.)

                                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

               7.        2001.0232L                                                                                (BORDEN:558-6321)

                        1338 FILBERT STREET,1338 Filbert Cottages, historically known as the Bush Cottages (1907-1930s) andthe School of Basic Design and Color (1940s), north side of Filbert Streetbetween Polk and Larkin Streets.  Assessor's Block 524, Lots 31, 32, 33 and 34.   Four, two-story wood frame cottages sited among brick walkways, patios, and mature plantings.  Thesubject property is zoned (House, Two-Family) District and is in a 40-X Heightand Bulk District.  Request forLandmarks Preservation Advisory Board recommendation to the Planning Commission on the proposed landmark designation, which was initiated by the Board of Supervisors on January 26, 2001.

                                Preliminary Recommendation: None

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

NOTE:   For information on the next Landmarks Board Calendar, please call558-6320 on Fridays (before the scheduled hearing) after 5:00 p.m. for arecorded message.

 

NOTE:   Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before thestated time.

 

NOTE:   Speaker Cards will be available at all hearings.   For your convenience, they may be picked upin advance of the hearing from the Planning Department Reception Counter, 1660Mission Street, 5th Floor.

 

NOTE:   The Landmarks Board meets on the first and third Wednesday of eachmonth.  For information on the nextLandmarks Board Calendar, please call at 558-6320 after 3:00 p.m. on Fridayspreceding the regularly scheduled meetings.  Items listed on this Notice of the Meeting and Agenda will not be heardbefore the stated time.

 

NOTE:   For information related to Landmarks Board matters, please callAndrea Green, Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board Recording Secretary, Planning Department, at (415) 558-6266.

 

NOTE:   Pursuant to Government Code § 65009, if you challenge, in court,the approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness, Permit to Alter, Landmark orHistoric District designation, you may be limited to raising only those issuesyou or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, orin written correspondence delivered to the Landmarks Preservation AdvisoryBoard at, or prior to, the public hearing.

 


NOTE:   Material submitted by the public for Landmarks Board review priorto a scheduled hearing, should be received at the Planning Department ReceptionCounter, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor, no later than 5:00 p.m. the Tuesday(eight (8) days) prior to the scheduled public hearing.   Persons unable to attend a hearing may submitwritten comments regarding a calendared item to the Board at the above listedaddress.   Comments received by 11:00a.m. on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record andwill be brought to the attention of the Landmarks Board at the publichearing.   Otherwise, submit materialrelated to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution.  For complete distribution to all BoardMembers, necessary staff and case/docket/ correspondence files, submit anoriginal and 18 copies.


CELL PHONEAND/OR SOUND-PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DEVICE USAGE AT HEARINGS

 

Effective January 21, 2001, the Board of Supervisorsamended the Sunshine Ordinance by adding the following provision:   The ringing of and use of cells phones,pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at thismeeting.   Please be advised that theChair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsiblefor the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producingelectronic devices (67A.1 Prohibiting the use of cell phone, pager, or othersimilar sound-producing electronic devices at and during public meetings).

 

ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY

 

Hearings are held at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B.Goodlett Place, Room 400, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA.  The closest accessible BART Station is theCivic Center Station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and GroveStreets.   Accessible curb side parkinghas been designated at points along McAllister Street.  Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall arethe 42 Downtown Loop, 9 San Bruno and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line.  Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the J, K, L,M, and N which stop at the Civic Center and Van Ness Avenue Stations.  For more information regarding MUNI accessibleservices, call (415) 923-6142.  Americansign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be availableupon request by contacting Dorothy Jaymes at (415) 558-6403, at least 72 hoursprior to a hearing.  Individuals withsevere allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity orrelated disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 todiscuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at publicmeetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemicalbased products.  Please help the City toaccommodate these individuals.



KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THESUNSHINE ORDINANCE

 

Government's duty is to serve the public, reachingits decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and Countyexist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before thepeople and that City operations are open to the people's review.

 

For more information on your rights under theSunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or toreport a violation of the ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force,Donna Hall, Administrator, by mail to City Hall, Room 409, 1 Dr. CarltonGoodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689; by phone (415) 554-7724 (office);(415) 554-7854 (fax); or by e-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

 

Citizens interested in obtaining a copy of theSunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force,the San Francisco Public Library and on the City's website at www.ci.sf.ca.us/bdsupvrs/sunshine

 

Attention:   Individualsand entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative oradministrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance[SF Admin Code §16,520 - 16.534] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the LobbyistOrdinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 1390 Market Street, Suite701, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 554-9510, fax (415) 703-0121 andweb site http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/ethics/.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Note: Each item on the Architectural Design Reviewand/or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

1) Planning Department CaseReport

2) Draft Motion withFindings and/or Conditions

These items will be available for review at thePlanning Department, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor Reception.

 

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