Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board (LPAB) Calendars (Agendas)

November 2001


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SAN FRANCISCO

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD

Notice of Meeting

&

Agenda

Board Hearing Room - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Wednesday, November 7, 2001

12:30 P.M.

Regular Meeting

Tim Kelley, President

Suheil Shatara, Vice President

Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, Nancy Ho-Belli,

Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Daniel Reidy, Elizabeth Skrondal

Board Members

Neil Hart, Chief of Neighborhood Planning/Preservation Coordinator

Andrea Green, Recording Secretary

 


Landmarks Board Agendas are available 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 FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION STREET, 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION and the GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 LARKIN STREET

 



Time: 12:30 P.M.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE

ROLL CALL:    Committee Chair:                     Paul Finwall

Committee Ex-Officio:              Tim Kelley

Committee Members:               Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Suheil Shatara

               1.                                                                                                                (TAM: 558-6325)

                        2301 SAN JOSE AVENUE, southeast corner of San Jose and Geneva Avenues.  Assessor's Block 6972, Lot 36.  This is an informational presentation on a proposal to construct a canopy to cover MUNI historic streetcars on the property.  The site is located in a P (Public) zoning District and is City Landmark No. 180 (San Francisco and San Mateo Railroad Company Office Building, a.k.a. Geneva Car Barn).

               2.       2001.0983A                                                  (SNYDER/HASTIE: 575-6891/558-6381)

                        3615 20th STREET, south side between Guerrero and Valencia Streets.  Assessor's Block 3608, Lot 74.  A vacant lot within the Liberty Hill Historic District, is located in the Valencia Street Neighborhood Commercial District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for the Architectural Review Committee to review and comment on a proposal to construct a new four-story building that would contain six dwelling units over ground floor retail space.

ADJOURNMENT

Time: 1:00 P.M.

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

ROLL CALL:    Board President:                      Tim Kelley

Board Vice President:              Suheil Shatara

Board Members:                      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 the Landmarks Board on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Landmarks Board except agenda items.  With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Landmarks Board will be afforded when the item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Landmarks Board has closed the public hearing.  Your opportunity to address the Landmarks Board must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the calendar.  Each member of the public may address the Landmarks 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 during the meeting.

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

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

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

(3) directing staff to place the item on a future agenda.   (Government Code Section 54954.2(a).).

REPORTS

  1.       STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  2.       PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  3.       MATTERS OF THE BOARD

 
REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

 4.       APPROVAL OF THE  OCTOBER 3 and 17, 2001 DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

n         Review and Comment

               5.                                                                                                            (TULLY: 558-6372)

                        LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD PUBLIC REVIEW PROCESS FOR CULTURAL RESOURCE SURVEY FINDINGS.  Information on the proposed review process for owners of property within the boundaries of a cultural resource survey, who disagree with the National Register Status Code assigned by Planning Department staff to his/her property.  A proposed system of criteria will be discussed for Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board's review, comment and recommendation.

n         Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

               6.       2001.0942A                                                                                   (LIGHT: 558-6254)

                        900 NORTHPOINT STREET, Ghirardelli Square, Landmark No. 30, north side of street between Larkin and Polk Streets.  Assessor's Block 452, Lot 1.  A collection of five red brick and white stone eclectic buildings, ranging in height from one to two stories.  The subject property is zoned C-2 (Community Business) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to modify stair, ramp and guardrail at tower entry to meet Building Code and ADA requirements.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

               7.       2001.0943A                                                                                   (LIGHT: 558-6254)

                        900 NORTHPOINT STREET, Ghirardelli Square, Landmark No. 30, north side of street between Larkin and Polk Streets.  Assessor's Block 452, Lot 1.  A collection of five red brick and white stone eclectic buildings, ranging in height from one to two stories.  The subject property is zoned C-2 (Community Business) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for signage and change in exterior material (brick to tile for a new restaurant tenant).

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval with conditions

               8.       2001.0827A                                                                                 (LIGHT: 558-64254)

                        1405 McALLISTER STREET, south side between Pierce and Scott Streets.  Assessor's Block 777, Lot 30.  A contributory building in the Alamo Square Historic District.  The subject property is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to insert garage within basement level of the two-story over basement clapboard Queen-Anne house (duplex), and extend the front stair.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

               9.       2001.1036A                                                                                 (LIGHT: 558-64254)

                        615 SACRAMENTO STREET, south side between Kearny and Montgomery Streets. Assessor's Block 240, Lot 14.  A three-story-over-basement brick 19th Century-style commercial building with clinker brick and stucco façade.  The subject property is zoned C-3-0  (Downtown Office) District and is in a 250-S Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for modifications to ground floor front façade of Jack's Restaurant, Landmark No. 146, and modification of existing signage.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

ADJOURNMENT

NOTE:  For information on the next Landmarks Board Calendar, please call 558-6320 on Fridays (before the scheduled hearing) after 5:00 p.m. for a recorded message.

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

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

NOTE:  The Landmarks Board meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month.  For information on the next Landmarks Board Calendar, please call at 558-6320 after 3:00 p.m. on Fridays preceding the regularly scheduled meetings.  Items listed on this Notice of the Meeting and Agenda will not be heard before the stated time.

NOTE:  For information related to Landmarks Board matters, please call Andrea 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 or Historic District designation, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board at, or prior to, the public hearing.

NOTE:  Material submitted by the public for Landmarks Board review prior to a scheduled hearing, should be received at the Planning Department Reception Counter, 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 submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Board at the above listed address.  Comments received by 11:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Landmarks Board at the public hearing.  Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution.  For complete distribution to all Board Members, necessary staff and case/docket/ correspondence files, submit an original and 18 copies.

CELL PHONE AND/OR SOUND-PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DEVICE USAGE AT HEARINGS

Effective January 21, 2001, the Board of Supervisors amended 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 this meeting.  Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices (67A.1 Prohibiting the use of cell phone, pager, or other similar 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 the Civic Center Station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and Grove Streets.  Accessible curb side parking has been designated at points along McAllister Street.  Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall are the 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 accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.  American sign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be available upon request by contacting Lulu Hwang at (415) 558-6403, at least 72 hours prior to a hearing.  Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

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

For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, Donna Hall, Administrator, by mail to City Hall, Room 244, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689; by phone (415) 554-7724 (office); (415) 554-6163 (fax); or by e-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

Citizens interested in obtaining a copy of the Sunshine 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:  Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative 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 Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 1390 Market Street, Suite 701, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 554-9510, fax (415) 703-0121 and web site http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/ethics/.

COMMUNICATIONS

Note: Each item on the Architectural Design Review, the Public Communication Committee and/or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

1) Planning Department Case Report

2) Draft Motion with Findings and/or Conditions

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

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SAN FRANCISCO

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2001

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Regular Meeting of the San Francisco Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board for Wednesday, November 21, 2001, has been canceled.  The next Regular Meeting of the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2001. 


Tim Kelley, President

Suheil Shatara, Vice President

Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, Nancy Ho-Belli,

Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Daniel Reidy, Elizabeth Skrondal

Board Members

Neil Hart, Chief of Neighborhood Planning/Preservation Coordinator

Andrea Green, Recording Secretary

 


Landmarks Board Agendas are available 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 FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION STREET, 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION and the GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 LARKIN STREET

 



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