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March 17, 2004

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

CITY HALL

1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, ROOM 400

March 17, 2004

12:35 P.M. ROLL CALL

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

MEMBERS PRESENT: DEARMAN (arr. @ 1:10 p.m.), FINWALL, HO-BELLI, KELLEY, SHATARA and SKRONDAL

MEMBER(S) ABSENT: CHERNY, KOTAS and SAMUELS

PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

REPORTS

1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Neil Hart,

Preservation

Coordinator:

  • Welcomed Board Member, Nancy Ho-Belli back from medical leave.

  • Reminded the Landmarks Board to turn out their Statements of Economic Interest, due by April 1, 2004.

  • Announced the mandatory Annual Sunshine Training, Monday, May 3 at the Herbst Theater, 5:30-8:00 p.m..

  • Announced the California Preservation Foundation Conference being held April 28-30 at the Presidio. Attendance at this conference would count as training under the CLG Agreement.

  • Informed the Landmarks Board that 690 Market Street is scheduled before the Planning Commission on 3/18/2004.

  • Stated that at the last Planning Commission hearing, Commission Bill Lee asked about landmark staffing.

2. PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tim Kelley:

  • Welcomed Nancy Ho-Belli back from medical leave.

  • Welcomed Planning Staff, Elaine Tope to the family.

  • Received a Certificate of Determination regarding the United Nations Plaza - asked if there will be a Certificate of Appropriateness needed for this project.

3. MATTERS OF THE BOARD

Paul Finwall:

  • Inquired about the Turk Street Substation.

Tape No(s).: 1a

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

  • Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

4. 2004. 0017A (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6478)

112 COLUMBUS AVENUE, east side of the street at Jackson Street, Assessor's Block 0176, Lot 010, a contributory building to the Jackson Square Historic District. Constructed in 1907, this three-story hotel with ground floor retail is located within the C-2 (Community Business) District and a 65-A Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to remove the existing non-historic storefronts on the Jackson Street elevation and install new storefronts to match the existing historic storefronts on the Columbus Avenue elevation.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Speaker(s): None

Recused: Nancy Ho-Belli

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

Ayes: Dearman, Finwall, Kelley, Shatara and Skrondal

Recused: Ho-Belli

Noes: None

Absent: Cherny, Kotas and Samuels

Tape No(s).: 1a

5. 2004.0190A (A. LIGHT: 415/558-6254)

260 GREEN STREET, north side between Montgomery and Sansome Streets, Assessor's Block 113, Lot 42, a Contributory/Compatible Building to the Telegraph Hill Historic District. Constructed in 1935, this two-story-over-basement, wood frame, Craftsman/2nd Bay Area Tradition style single-family residential building is located within an RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to modify two exterior non-original windows at the front façade of the structure.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Speaker(s): Dean Martelli

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

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

Noes: None

Absent: Cherny, Kotas and Samuels

Tape No(s).: 1a

6. 2004.0191A (A. LIGHT: 415/558-6316)

1035 BATTERY STREET, west side between Union and Green Streets. Assessor's Block 0112, Lot 002. A contributory building to the Northeastern Waterfront Historic District. Constructed in 1907, this three-story reinforced concrete and steel frame, early 20th century industrial building, is zoned C-2 (Community Business) District and is in a 65-A Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install a projecting canvas banner sign.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Speaker(s): None

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

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

Noes: None

Absent: Cherny, Kotas and Samuels

Tape No(s).: 1a

  • Landmark Designation(s)

7. 2002.0268L (M. CORRETTE: 415/558-6295)

165 10th STREET, Lick Baths/ People's Laundry, located on the east side of 10th Street between Mission and Howard Streets. Assessor's Block 3509, Lot 14. The subject property is a one- and two-story brick building, with a brick tower, built in 1890 by the Estate of James Lick as a public bath house, and rebuilt in 1906 in the Renaissance Revival style, and closed as a public bath in 1919. In 1920, the Tsukamoto Family opened the People's Laundry in the building, a family business until 1973. The building is listed in Here Today, in the South-of-Market Area Plan, and in the 1976 Architectural Survey. It is in an SLR (Service Light Industrial, Residential) District, and located in a 50-X Height and Bulk District. Consideration to initiate landmark designation, adopt a resolution initiating and recommending approval of landmark designation to the Planning Commission of 165 10th Street as Landmark No. 246.

Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt resolution initiating and recommending approval of the landmark designation to the Planning Commission

Speaker(s): None

Board Comments

and Actions:

  • Vice President Skrondal (seconded by Finwall) moved to initiate landmark designation. The vote was unanimous. Vice President Skrondal (seconded by Finwall) moved to adopt a resolution initiating and recommending to the Planning Commission the proposed landmark designation of 165 10th Street as Landmarks No. 246. The vote was unanimous (Dearman, Finwall, Ho-Belli, Kelley, Shatara and Skrondal) Absent: Cherny, Kotas and Shatara.

Tape No(s).: 1a

ADJOURNMENT: 1:50 P.M.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE

ROLL CALL: Chair: Jeremy Kotas

Ex-Officio: Tim Kelley

Committee Members: Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, Elizabeth Skrondal

MEMBERS PRESENT: FINWALL, KELLEY and SKRONDAL

MEMBER(S) ABSENT: DEARMAN and KOTAS

REPORT

CHAIR'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

ADJOURNMENT:

Adopted: March 16, 2005

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