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SAN FRANCISCO

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

 

Notice of

Meeting and Calendar

 

Hearing Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

        Wednesday, June 16, 2010

 

12:30 P.M.

 

Regular Meeting

 

 

Charles Edwin Chase, President

Courtney Damkroger, Vice President

Commissioners:

Karl Hasz, Alan Martinez, Diane Matsuda

James Buckley, Andrew Wolfram

 

John Rahaim, Director of Planning

Tim Frye, Acting Preservation Coordinator

Sophie Hayward, Acting Preservation Coordinator

Linda D. Avery, Commission Secretary

 

Historic Preservation Commission Calendars are available on the Internet at http://sf-planning.org/index.aspx?page=1836

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

Case reports and relevant materials are linked to the items on calendar a the above web site.

 

A digital recording of the Historic Preservation Commission meeting is available on the internet at http://sf-planning.org/index.aspx?page=2235 24 hours after the hearing.

 

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1650 MISSION STREET, 4TH FLOOR RECEPTION and the GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 LARKIN STREET.  THE AGENDA PACKET IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE MEETING SITE –HEARING ROOM 400,

CITY HALL

                                                                                          


 

Time:       12:30 P.M.

 

 

ROLL CALL:   Commission President:                       Charles E. Chase

                        Commission Vice President:               Courtney Damkroger

                        Commissioners:                                   James Buckley

                                                                                      Karl Hasz

                                                                                      Alan W. Martinez

                                                                                      Diane Matsuda

                                                                                      Andrew Wolfram

 

A.         PUBLIC COMMENT

 

At this time, members of the public may address the Historic Preservation Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Historic Preservation Commission except agenda items.  Public comment will be taken on each agendized item.  Each member of the public may address the Commission 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, not on an agendized item, the Commission 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).).

 

B.        STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

C.        MATTERS OF THE COMMISSION

 

1.         President’s Report and Announcements

 

2.         Discussion of Options for Draft Rules Regarding Ex-Parte Communications and Disclosure

 

3.         Consideration of Adoption:

              a.        Draft minutes of Regular Hearing of May 5, 2010

             

4.         Disclosures

 

5.        Commissioner Comments/Questions                                                                      

 

D.        CONSENT CALENDAR

 

All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Historic Preservation Commission, and will be acted upon by a single roll call vote of the Commission.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Commission, the public, or staff so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item at this or a future hearing.

 

5.        2010.0322A                                                               (S. Caltagirone: 415/558-6625)

5 COTTAGE ROW, east side of Cottage Row between Bush and Sutter Streets.  Assessor’s Block 0677, Lot 037 - Request for Certificate of Appropriateness to install a pair of windows within a new opening at the ground floor level of the front façade.  The subject property is a contributing building within the Bush Street-Cottage Row Historic District.  The property is zoned RM-1 (Residential, Mixed, Low Density) and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

E.         REGULAR CALENDAR

 

6.      2010.0336U                                                                    (A. Rodgers: 415/558.6395)

Amendments to Administrative Code Concerning CEQA Appeals and Notice.  [BOS File No. 10-0495]. Hearing of a proposed Ordinance that would amend Administrative Code Chapter 31 to provide for appeals to the Board of Supervisors of environmental decisions and determinations under the California Environmental Quality Act, and provide public notice of such decisions and environmental documents. The Commission will consider an Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Alioto-Pier that would amend the Administrative Code as described in the Ordinance with additional modifications as recommended by the Planning Department. The Commission will consider making recommendations on the proposed Ordinance to the Board of Supervisors.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Modifications

(Continued from regular hearing of 6/2/10)

 

7.        2007.1457E                                                                         (J. Battis: 415/575-9022)

1050 VALENCIA STREET,west side between 21st and 22nd Streets at the southwest corner of Valencia Street and Hill Street; Lot 008 of Assessor’s Block 3617 – Review of the proposed project, per the Eastern Neighborhoods Area Plan Interim Permit Review Procedures for Historic Resources, involving the construction of a mixed-use development with restaurant and residential uses. The proposed project would also include the demolition of an existing 1,670-square foot (sq ft), one-story commercial building constructed in 1970, originally in use as a Kentucky Fried Chicken and now occupied by Spork restaurant. The new proposed five-story, 55-foot-high, approximately 16,000-sq ft building would have 16 dwelling units over a ground-floor full-service restaurant. The existing building has one off-street parking/loading space, which would remain.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Adoption of motion regarding review of proposed project per the Eastern Neighborhoods Area Plan Interim Permit Review Procedures.

(Continued from regular hearing of 5/19/10)

  

8.        2000.0618E                                                                    (P. LaValley: 415/575-9084)

801 BRANNAN/ 1 HENRY ADAMS, in Assessor’s Block 3783, Lot 001 and Assessor’s Block 3911, Lot 001.  Presented for review pursuant to the Eastern Neighborhoods Interim Permit Review Procedures for Historic Resources. The proposed project involves two project sites: 801 Brannan Street (3783/001), which is a block bounded by Brannan, 7th, and 8th streets and Brannan Alley; and, 1 Henry Adams Street (3911/001), which is a block bounded by Henry Adams, Division, Alameda, and Rhode Island streets.  On both project sites, the existing buildings and surface parking would be demolished and new mixed-use buildings would be constructed.  The new construction would be approximately 68’ in height and would consist of residential over commercial and parking.  The project sites are located within an UMU (Urban Mixed Use) District with a 68-X Height and Bulk limit.  The Department is processing an Environmental Evaluation application and Historic Resource Evaluation Reports for each project site for the project.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Adoption of motion regarding review of proposed project per the Eastern Neighborhoods Area Plan Interim Permit Review Procedures.

 

9.        2008.0968L                                                                           (T. Frye: 415/575-6822)

APPLETON & WOLFARD LIBRARIES – Marina Branch Library, 1890 Chestnut Street: Assessor's Block 0469, Lot 001; North Beach Branch Library, 2000 Mason Street: Assessor's Block 0074, Lot 001. Review of the adequacy of the documentation for the post-war branch libraries designed by the firm Appleton & Wolfard and  Resolutions to approve, modify, or disapprove the recommendations to the Board of Supervisors to designate the Marina and North Beach Branch Libraries as San Francisco Landmarks under Article 10 of the Planning Code. The properties are zoned P (Public) and/or Open Space (OS).

Recommendation: Approval of the recommendation to designate the Marina Branch and the disapproval to designate the North Beach Branch Library.

(Continued from regular hearing of 5/19/10)

 

10.      2009.0457ACE                                                          (S. Caltagirone: 415/558-6625)

1 LORAINE COURT, San Francisco Memorial Columbarium, north end of court between Geary Boulevard and Anza Street. Assessor’s Block 1084, Lot 002 and Assessor’s Block 1132, Lot 001 - Request for Certificate of Appropriateness to expand the existing support building to the east and to construct two new single-story support buildings at the east and west perimeter of the site.  The subject property is Landmark No. 209 and it is listed on the Here Today Survey and the Planning Department 1976 Architectural Survey.  The site is zoned RH-1 (Residential, House, Single-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

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