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May 21, 2003

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

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

MAY 21, 2003

12:10 P.M. ROLL CALL

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

MEMBERS PRESENT: CHERNY, FINWALL, HO-BELLI, KELLEY (arr. @12:25 p.m.), SHATARA and SKRONDAL

MEMBER(S) ABSENT: DEARMAN, KOTAS and SAMUELS

PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

REPORTS

1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

      None.

      3. PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

      Tim Kelley

      President:

        • Received a letter from Nancy Shanahan regarding comments on the draft CEQA procedures. Commented that new draft will be agendized when available.

        • Congratulated Board Member Bob Cherny on his recent election as chair of the Faculty Senate for statewide California State University system.

    4. MATTERS OF THE BOARD

      None.

Tape No(s).: 1a

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

      4. APPROVAL OF THE FEBRUARY 19, and APRIL 2, 2003 DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

      Continued. No quorum.

  • Training Session

            5. (M. CORRETTE: 415/558-6295)

                Preservation Commission Workshop Videos: Certified Local Government Preservation Commission, Board and Staff Training Program, August 26, 1999, Long Beach, CA.

                Video #3 Design Review Standards & Case Studies

                        A. Rehabilitation & Restoration.................... Peyton Hall, AIA

                        Partner, Historic Resources Group

                        B. Additions, Infill & "Compatibility" ....... Steade Craigo, AIA

                        Senior Restoration Architect

                        State Office of Historic Preservation

  • Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

            6. 2003.0520A (M. SNYDER: 415/575-6891)

        300 BRANNAN / 598 2ND STREET, northwest corner of 2nd and Brannan Street, Block 3775, Lot 8. A contributory structure to the South End Historic District. This reinforced concrete warehouse structure was constructed in 1914. Besides being contributory to the South End Historic District, it has also been given a "C" rating by San Francisco Architectural Heritage, and was included in the City's 1976 Architectural Survey. The property is within an SSO (Service / Secondary Office) District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install five antenna (each measuring about three-feet in length) 21-feet above the existing rooftop, setback from the building's walls by at least 45-feet.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

        Speaker(s): None

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

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

    Noes: None

    Absent: Dearman, Kotas and Samuels

    Tape No(s).: 1a

            7. 2003.0197A (M. SNYDER: 415/575-6891)

        1401 HOWARD STREET, Landmark No. 120, St. Joseph's Church and Grounds, southwest corner of Howard Street and 10th Street, Block 3517, Lot 35. The St. Joseph congregation was founded in 1861 and the existing church structure was completed in 1914. Besides being a landmark, the church is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and was included in the City's 1976 architectural survey. The property is within an SLR (Service / Light Industrial / Residential) District, and a 50-X Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to remove the existing stained glass windows.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

        Speaker(s): None

        Action: It was moved by Member Shatara (seconded by Cherny) to recommend approval of the Certificate of Appropriateness based on Staff recommendation. The vote was +5 -1.

        Ayes: Cherny, Finwall, Ho-Belli, Kelley and Shatara

    Noes: Skrondal

    Absent: Dearman, Kotas and Samuels

    Tape No(s).: 1a

            8. 2003.0394A (K. SIMONSON: 415/558-6321)

        2221 WEBSTER STREET, west side between Clay and Washington Streets. Assessor's Block 612, Lot 15. The subject property is a two-story building containing one dwelling unit. The Italianate-style building, constructed circa 1880 by Henry Hinkel, is contributory to the Webster Street Historic District, is in Here Today, and is included in the 1976 Architectural Survey. It 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 construct an addition on the rear of the building at the second floor and to modify windows on the rear facade.

                Preliminary recommendation: Approval

        Speaker(s): None

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

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

    Noes: None

    Absent: Dearman, Kotas and Samuels

    Tape No(s).: 1a

            9. 2003.0492A (K. SIMONSON: 415/558-6321)

        2155 JEFFERSON STREET, The Palace of Fine Arts, between Baker and Bay Streets and Palace Drive. Assessor's Block 916, Lot 2. The Palace of Fine Arts was designed by Bernard Maybeck for the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition. Its reconstruction was completed in 1967. The property is Landmark No. 88, is listed in Here Today, is included in the 1976 Architectural Survey, is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, and is within a P (Public) District, an OS Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to reroof the rotunda, changing the color to the original historic color, and to replace louvers.

                Preliminary recommendation: Approval with conditions

        Speaker(s): Patricia Vaughey

          Leann Chan

            Charlie Duncan

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

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

    Noes: None

    Absent: Dearman, Kotas and Samuels

    Tape No(s).: 1a

            10. 2003.0274A (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6478)

        140 MAIDEN LANE, V.C. Morris Building, is on the north side of Maiden Lane between Stockton Street and Grant Avenue. Assessor's Block 309, Lot 19. The subject property is a brick clad, two-story; commercial building that was constructed ca. 1911 and altered by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1948-1949. The building is Landmark No. 72. It is zoned C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District and in an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to legalize the installation of a security gate at the entrance, store signage and an push plate for disabled access.

      Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

    Request for continuance to June 4, 2003

    Tape No(s).: 1a

            11. 2003.0365A (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6478)

        1265 BATTERY STREET, Italian Swiss Colony Warehouse, Landmark No. 102, west side of street at Greenwich Street. Assessor's Block 84, Lot 8. Constructed in 1903, this three-story with a mezzanine warehouse is within a C-2 (Community Business) District and a 65-X Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install new awnings on the ground floor windows at the building's northeast corner. New flat signs are proposed for the entry bays and the existing lighting will be removed and replaced.

                Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions

        Speaker(s): B. Kim

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

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

    Noes: None

    Absent: Dearman, Kotas and Samuels

    Tape No(s).: 1a & b

    ADJOURNMENT: 3:50 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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