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January 21, 2004FINAL ACTION MINUTES
OF THE
SAN FRANCISCO

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

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

JANUARY 21, 2004

12:34 P.M. ROLL CALL

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

MEMBERS PRESENT: DEARMAN, FINWALL, KELLEY, SAMUELS, SHATARA and SKRONDAL

MEMBER(S) ABSENT: CHERNY, HO-BELLI and KOTAS

PUBLIC COMMENT

Patricia Vaughey re: Request the Landmarks Board look into 2717 Baker Street

REPORTS

1. ELECTION OF OFFICERS

It was moved by Member Dearman (seconded by Samuels) to nominate Tim Kelley as President. The vote was unanimous (Dearman, Finwall, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal) (Absent: Cherny, Ho-Belli and Kotas).

It was moved by Member Samuels (seconded by Dearman) to nominate Elizabeth Skrondal as Vice President. The vote was unanimous (Dearman, Finwall, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal) (Absent: Cherny, Ho-Belli and Kotas).

2. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Adam Light, Planner

Neighborhood Planning:

  • Wished all a happy and healthy new year.

     

  • The Presidio and Sunset Carnegie Branch Libraries and the Names Project landmark designations were before the Planning Commission on January 15, 2004. The designations will now be sent to the Board of Supervisors for consideration.
  • 3. PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Tim Kelley:

        • There will be a plaque placed on the Names Project building at 2362 Market Street.

    4. MATTERS OF THE BOARD

    Paul Finwall:

        • Requested a future informational presentation on the Church Street Substation.

    Tape No(s).: 1a

    REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

  • Informational Presentation

        5. (A. GREEN: 415/558-6266)

    1148 OAK STREET, Fire Station No. 21, between Divisadero and Broderick Streets. Assessor's Block 1215, Lot 10. Fire Station No. 21, was constructed in 1893 and originally housed Engine Company No. 2 and Truck Company No. 6. It is a two-story wood frame building with hose tower, Stick-Eastlake in style with Italianate overtones in the detailing. An application for Certificate of Appropriateness, Case No. 2002.0093A, was considered by the Landmarks Board at the April 17, 2002 hearing. The subject property is San Francisco Landmark No. 89, is listed in the Here Today survey, is in the City's 1976 Architectural Survey, is zoned NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial, Small Scale) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District. An informational presentation by the Bureau of Architecture on the status of the project.

        Speaker(s): Bob Volon, Cynthia Marcucci, Winston Montgomery, Michael Smithwick, Richard Kay, Richard Zillman, Larry Roberts, Mark Dorian, Captain James Lee, Roger Wong, Danita Kulp, Patricia Vaughey

        Board

        Comments:

        • After hearing public testimony, thanked DPW for the informational presentation. Requested another informational presentation within 60-90 days for a status report.

    Tape No(s).: 1b

  • Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

        6. 2004.0031A (A. LIGHT: 415/558-6254)

    212 UNION STREET, north side of the street between Montgomery and Sansome Streets. Assessor's Block 106, Lots 66 and 67. The subject property is a contributory building within the Telegraph Hill Historic District, is zoned RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) District, and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District. Request for a new Certificate of Appropriateness to modify a previously approved alteration (Application 1998.0258A) to alter the facade of a two-story-over-basement wood-frame residential cottage building, built in 1880, and build an underground horizontal addition connecting to an above-ground garage and studio addition . The new application changes some of the previously-proposed facade alterations on the historic portion of the building as well as some ground improvements, including a view terrace, garden shed, and gazebo.

            Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

    Speaker(s): Rod Freebairn-Smith

      Joel Luttrell

      Patricia Vaughey

      Janet Crane

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

    Ayes: Dearman, Finwall, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal

    Noes: None

    Absent: Cherny, Ho-Belli and Kotas

    Tape No(s).: 1a & b

  • Review and Comment

        7. NATIONAL REGISTER NOMINATION (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6478)

    735 MARKET STREET, between 3rd and 4th Streets. Assessor's Block 3706, Lot 61. The subject six-story commercial building was designed by turn-of-the century San Francisco architect, Willis Polk and constructed in 1908. The property is zoned C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District and is in a 120-X Height and Bulk District. The State Historic Preservation Office is seeking the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board's comments on a proposed nomination to the National Register of Historic Places as part of San Francisco's role as a Certified Local Government.

    Item was not heard due to the Landmarks Board losing its quorum.

        8. NATIONAL REGISTER NOMINATION (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6478)

    3301 LYON STREET, Palace of Fine Arts, between Bay and Jefferson Streets. Assessor's Block 916, Lot 2. The Palace of Fine Arts was originally built in 1915 and reconstructed in permanent materials in 1964, to the design of Bernard Maybeck. The property is zoned P (Public Use) District and is in an OS (Open Space) Height and Bulk District. The State Historic Preservation Office is seeking the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board's comments on a proposed nomination to the National Register of Historic Places as part of San Francisco's role as a Certified Local Government.

    Speaker(s): Bill Marquan

      Charles Chase

      Bob McDonald

      Patricia Vaughey

      Lena Chan

    Item had to be rescheduled to February 4, 2004, to the Landmarks Board losing its quorum.

    Tape No(s).: 1b & 2a

    ADJOURNMENT: 3:28 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: May 5, 2005

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