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July 21, 2004

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

CITY HALL

1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, ROOM 400

JULY 21, 2004

12:30 P.M. ROLL CALL

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

MEMBERS PRESENT: CHERNY, FINWALL, KELLEY, MALEY, SAMUELS, SHATARA (arr. @ 12:45 p.m.) and SKRONDAL

MEMBER(S) ABSENT: DEARMAN and KOTAS

PUBLIC COMMENT

None

REPORTS

1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Neil Hart,

Preservation

Coordinator:

  • Announced personnel changes within the Planning Department as a result of budget cuts.

2. PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tim Kelley:

  • Congratulated all budget survivors.

  • He and Board Member Maley met briefly with Ms. Rhoda Parhams from the School District.

3. MATTERS OF THE BOARD

Paul Finwall:

  • Asked about the return of Gerald Green.

Bridget Maley:

  • Had questions to Staff regarding CEQA notices - suggested/requested an informational presentation from the Department of Parks and Rec on the Stern Grove Project. (President Kelley suggested that Staff report back to the Board first.)

  • Suggested Staff attach a black and white photo to the notices.

Elizabeth Skrondal:

  • Asked about the status of the June 2, 2004 minutes. She wanted to know the status of the Inner Mission North Cultural Resources Survey item that was proposed for continuance to June 2nd.

Tape No(s).: 1a

ACTION ITEMS

4. APPROVAL OF THE MARCH 17, APRIL 7, 21, MAY 5 and JUNE 16, 2004 DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

March 17 - No quorum.

April 7 - It was moved by Vice President Skrondal (seconded by Cherny) to adopt the draft action minutes with a correction on page one - 5th bullet, 3rd line: "alternations" should be changed to "alterations". The vote was unanimous (Cherny, Finwall, Kelley, Shatara and Skrondal; absent: Dearman, Kotas and Samuels).

April 21 - It was moved by Vice President Skrondal (seconded by Cherny) to adopt the draft action minutes with a correction on page six - Board Comments and Actions - - 1st bullet, 1st line: delete the word "Vice. The vote was unanimous (Cherny, Finwall, Kelley, Samuels and Skrondal; absent: Dearman, Kotas and Shatara).

May 5 - It was moved by Vice President Skrondal (seconded by Samuels) to adopt the draft action minutes. The vote was unanimous (Finwall, Kelley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal; absent: Cherny, Dearman, Kotas).

June 16 - It was moved by Vice President Skrondal (seconded by Samuels) to adopt the draft action minutes. The vote was unanimous (Cherny, Finwall, Kelley, Samuels and Skrondal; absent: Dearman, Kotas and Shatara).

Tape No(s).: 1a

National Register Nomination

(M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6478)

6. GOLDEN GATE PARK (PARK), bounded by Fulton, Stanyan, Baker and Oak Streets, Lincoln Way, and The Great Highway. Assessor's Block 1700, Lot 1 - National Register Nomination - The Park is a 1,017-acre urban park in the western section of San Francisco. It stretches 3.7 miles from the center of the city to the Pacific Ocean. The Park's construction began in 1871 and was conceived as a naturalistic pleasure ground park to provide a sylvan retreat from urban pressures for all citizen rich or poor. The Park is zoned P (Public) and is classified as Open Space. 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 Certified Local Government.

Speaker(s): Douglas Nelson

Board Actions:

  • The Board agreed to recommend that nomination of this property be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The vote was unanimous - Cherny, Dearman, Finwall, Kelley, Maley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal

Tape No(s).: 1a

Statement of Incompatible Activities

(N. HART: 415/558-6338)

5. ETHICS COMMISSION REQUEST FOR LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD (LANDMARKS BOARD) INCOMPATIBLE ACTIVITIES STATEMENT - Landmarks Board consideration of adoption of the draft Department Incompatible Activities Statement for submission to the Ethics Commission.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Speaker(s): None

Board Actions:

  • It was moved by Member Shatara (seconded by Finwall) to adopt the draft Department Incompatible Activities Statement for submission to the Ethics Commission with corrections as discussed. The vote was unanimous.

Tape No(s).: 1a & b

Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

7. 2004.0478A (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6478)

57 POST STREET, is on the south side of Post Street between Montgomery and Kearny Streets. Assessor's Block 311, Lot 013 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install a new automatic teller machine (ATM) on the ground floor of the existing bank. The nine-story, mixed use building, of steel frame with brick and sandstone curtain walls, was designed by Albert Pissis and constructed in 1909. The subject property is Landmark No. 134, under Article 10, and Category I (Significant) under Article 11of the Planning Code, and appears eligible for individual listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The landmark is located within the C-3-O (Downtown Office) District and is in a 250-S Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Speaker(s): None

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

Ayes: Cherny, Finwall, Kelley, Maley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal

Noes: None

Absent: Dearman and Kotas

Tape No(s).: 1b

8. 2004.0341A (A. LIGHT: 415/558-6254)

851 BEACH STREET aka 900 NORTHPOINT, Ghirardelli Square, Landmark No. 30, south side between Polk and Larkin Streets. Assessor's Block 452, Lot 1 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to cover a one-story existing metal roof with a canvas awning. This four-story red brick building, constructed in 1916 as a part of the Pioneer Woolen Mill, is zoned C-2 (Community Business) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Speaker(s): Richard Stipenol

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

Ayes: Cherny, Finwall, Kelley, Maley, Samuels, Shatara and Skrondal

Noes: None

Absent: Dearman and Kotas

Tape No(s).: 1b

9. 2004.0618A (A. LIGHT: 415/558-6254)

48 GOLD STREET, north side of street between Sansome and Montgomery Streets. Assessor's Block 175, Lot 14 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace a deteriorated, non-original security gate on a two-story, brick commercial contributory-altered building in the Jackson Square Historic District. The subject property is zoned C-2 (Community Business) District and is in a 65-A Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Speaker(s): Mark Miller

Action: It was moved by Member Shatara (seconded by Cherny) to recommend approval of the Certificate of Appropriateness based on Staff's recommendation. The vote was +6 -1.

Ayes: Cherny, Finwall, Kelley, Maley, Shatara and Skrondal

Noes: Samuels

Absent: Dearman and Kotas

Tape No(s).: 1b

Time: 2:00 P.M.

Landmark Designation(s)

10. 2004.0584L (A. LIGHT: 415/558-6254)

690 MARKET STREET, The Old Chronicle Building, northeast corner of intersection with Kearny Street. Assessor's Block 311, Lot 6. Request by Project Sponsor for Landmarks Board review and approval of revisions to the Old Chronicle Building Landmark Designation Report as required by Condition of Approval No. 1 under the Landmarks Board's Landmark Designation Resolution No. 570 and the Planning Commission's Landmark Designation Resolution No. 16751. The subject property has been conditionally designated by the Board of Supervisors as San Francisco Landmark No. 243. The property is located in a C-3-O (Downtown, Office) Zoning District, the Downtown Housing Demonstration Special Use District, and a 285-S Height and Bulk District. (Note: The landmark designation was approved on February 18, 2004, as required by Condition of Approval No. 1.)

Preliminary Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Landmarks Board review the proposed revisions to the Old Chronicle Building Landmark Designation Report to determine whether or not said revisions are sufficient such that the Designation Report now constitutes a Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board Final Landmark Designation Report for the subject property.

Continued to August 4, 2004

Article 11 - Change of Designation

11. 2003.1224G (A. LIGHT: 415/558-6254)

580 HOWARD STREET, north side between First and Second Streets. Assessor's Block 3721, Lot 91 - Request for a Change of Designation - A four-story, brick clad building built in 1906. The subject property is rated Category V (unrated) under Article 11 of the Planning Code, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a contributor to the Second and Howard Streets National Register District. The subject property is zoned C-30OSD (Downtown Office) District and is in a 450-S Height and Bulk District. Request for Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board's review and recommendation to the Planning Commission, a proposal to expand the boundaries of the New Montgomery-Second Street Conservation District to include the subject building and change its designation from a Category V Building to a Category IV Building within said conservation district.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Continued to August 4, 2004

ADJOURNMENT: 2:05 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

None.

PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

ADJOURNMENT:

Adopted: March 16, 2005

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