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May 07, 2003

FINAL ACTION MINUTES
OF THE
SAN FRANCISCO
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

CITY HALL
1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, ROOM 400

MAY 7, 2003

12:40 P.M. ROLL CALL

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

MEMBERS PRESENT: FINWALL, HO-BELLI, KELLEY, SAMUELS, SHATARA and SKRONDAL

MEMBER(S) ABSENT: CHERNY, DEARMAN and KOTAS

PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

REPORTS

1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

      Neil Hart, Chief

      Neighborhood Planning:

        • Informed Landmarks Board of Staff's attendance at the California Preservation Foundation (CPF) conference. The CPF conference will be held in San Francisco next year.

        • There will be a tour of the AS rated resource at 1080 Haight Street on May 14.

        • Announced the Planning dinner being held that evening.

      3. PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

      None.

    4. MATTERS OF THE BOARD

      Board Member

      Skrondal:

        • Gave an overview of the ethics symposium held May 6 at the Herbst Theater for commission and board members.

Tape No(s).: 1a

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

      4. APPROVAL OF THE FEBRUARY 19, 2003 DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

      Continued. No quorum.

  • Landmark Designation(s)

            5. 2003.0275L (M. SNYDER: 415/575-6891)

                2926-2948 16TH STREET, The Labor Temple / Redstone Building, northeast corner of 16th and Capp Streets. Assessor's Block 3553, Lot 14. The subject property is located in a C-M (Heavy Commercial) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and the area subject to the Mission District Interim Controls. Consideration to initiate landmark designation and adopt a resolution initiating and recommending landmark designation of the Labor Temple / Redstone Building as Landmark No. 238.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt resolution supporting landmark designation

        Speaker(s): Betty Traynor

        Board Action

        and Comments:

            • It was moved by Member Samuels (seconded by Ho-Belli) to initiate landmark designation of 2926-2948 16th Street, the Labor Temple/Redstone Building. The vote was unanimous (Finwall, Ho-Belli, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal). (Absent: Cherny, Dearman and Kotas)

            • It was moved by Samuels (seconded by Ho-Belli) to recommend landmark designation of 2926-2948 16th Street, The Labor Temple/Redstone Building to the Planning Commission, per draft resolution as Landmarks No. 238. The vote was unanimous (Finwall, Ho-Belli, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal). (Absent: Cherny, Dearman and Kotas)

    Tape No(s).: 1a

  • Review and Comment

            6. 2003.0342A (K. SIMONSON: 415/558-6321)

                1000 GREAT HIGHWAY, Beach Chalet, east side between South Drive and John F. Kennedy Drive. Assessor's Block 1700, a portion of Lot 1. The Beach Chalet is a two-story, stucco-clad Spanish Revival building, built in 1925. It houses a visitor's center and restaurant. The building is Landmark No. 179, is included in the 1976 Architectural Survey, and is within a P (Public) District, an OS Height and Bulk District, and the Coastal Special Use District. A Certificate of Appropriateness was issued pursuant to the September 18, 2002 Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board hearing. Review and comment on the proposed landscape plan, per the conditions of approval for the Certificate of Appropriateness.

        Speaker(s): Gary Hoy

            Michael Painter

        Board

                        Comments:

                      • Overall, there was general support for the project as presented. They liked the improvement.

    Tape No(s).: 1a

  • Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

            7. 2003.0292A (M. SNYDER: 415/575-6891)

        893 WISCONSIN STREET, The Kerrigan House-Ruth Cravath Stoneyard, Landmarks No. 148, east side between 22nd and 23rd Streets. Assessor's Block 162, Lot 57. This single-family house was built in 1905 in the Bay Area Craftsman Bungalow domestic architecture style and was the home and studio of renowned sculptor, Ruth Cravath, between the years of 1958 to 1981. The house is also listed in the Planning Department's 1976 Architectural Survey. The subject property is within an RH-2 (House, Two-family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to remove a rear second story addition constructed in 1988 and construction of a new larger rear second story addition.

                Preliminary recommendation: Approval with conditions

        Speaker(s): Arnie Lerner

        Action: It was moved by Member Skrondal (seconded by Shatara) to recommend approval of the Certificate of Appropriateness based on Staff Findings, with an additional finding stating that: the addition would be at the rear, or on a secondary façade not visible from a public right-of-way. The vote was unanimous.

        Ayes: Finwall, Ho-Belli, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal

    Noes: None

    Absent: Cherny, Dearman and Kotas

    Tape No(s).: 1a

            8. 2003.0275A (M. SNYDER: 415/575-6891)

        827 GUERRERO STREET, John McMullen House (Chateau Agape), Landmark No. 123, Contributory Structure to the Liberty Hill Historic District, east side between 20th and Liberty Streets. Assessor's Block 3608, Lot 76. This Queen Anne style home was constructed in 1881 and remodeled in 1890 and 1898. While the architect is unknown, alterations to the house were done by Samuel Newsom. The property is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places, listed in Here Today, and included in the Department's 1976 Architectural Survey. The property is within an RH-2 (House, Two-family) District, a 40-X Height and Bulk District and the Liberty Hill Historic District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to legalize the removal of a fence pylon along the front fence on the south side of the property, the removal of the existing auto and man wrought iron gates; and to install a new replacement sliding wrought iron gate.

                Preliminary recommendation: Approval with conditions

        Speaker(s): John Barbey

          Ann Reatan

            James Holly

            Bruce Boone

        Action: It was moved by Member Samuels (seconded by Skrondal) to recommend approval of the Certificate of Appropriateness based on Staff recommendation. The vote was unanimous.

        Ayes: Finwall, Ho-Belli, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal

    Noes: None

    Absent: Cherny, Dearman and Kotas

    Tape No(s).: 1a & b

            9. 2003.0479A (A. LIGHT: 415/558-6254)

                408 JACKSON STREET, north side between Montgomery and Sansome Streets. Assessor's Block 175, Lot 5. A non-contributory two-story modern building within the Jackson Square Historic District. The subject property is in a C-2 (Community Business) District and a 65-A Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install of fabric awning with signage.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

        Speaker(s): None

        Action: It was moved by Member Skrondal (seconded by Shatara) to recommend approval of the Certificate of Appropriateness based on Staff recommendation. The vote was unanimous.

        Ayes: Finwall, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal

        Recused: Ho-Belli

    Noes: None

    Absent: Cherny, Dearman and Kotas

    Tape No(s).: 1b

            10. 2003.0188A (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6478)

        19 ALTA STREET, on the south side of Alta Street between Sansome and Montgomery Streets. Assessor's Block 106, Lot 024. The subject property is a three-story; single-family dwelling that was constructed in 1988 and is a noncontributory building within the Telegraph Hill Historic District. It is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and in a 40-X Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to expand the rear of the house 18 inches to the property line.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

        Speaker(s): None

        Action: It was moved by Member Finwall (seconded by Samuels) to recommend approval of the Certificate of Appropriateness based on Staff recommendation. The vote was unanimous.

        Ayes: Finwall, Ho-Belli, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal

    Noes: None

    Absent: Cherny, Dearman and Kotas

    Tape No(s).: 1b

    ADJOURNMENT: 2:35 P.M.

    PUBLIC COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE

    ROLL CALL: Chair: Jeremy Kotas

    Ex-Officio: Tim Kelley

        Committee Members: Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, Elizabeth Skrondal

    REPORT

    CHAIR'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

    N/A

    PUBLIC COMMENT

      N/A

    ADJOURNMENT

    Adopted: August 20, 2003

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