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October 20, 2004

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

CITY HALL

1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, ROOM 400

OCTOBER 20, 2004

12:30 P.M. ROLL CALL

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

MEMBERS PRESENT: CHERNY, DEARMAN, FINWALL, KELLEY, LEE (arr. @ 12:36 p.m.), MALEY and SKRONDAL

MEMBER(S) ABSENT: KOTAS and SHATARA

PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

REPORTS

1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

2. PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tim Kelley:

  • Gave update on the status of the Doggie Diner Head.

3. MATTERS OF THE BOARD

None.

Tape No(s).: 1a

ACTION ITEMS

Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

4. 2004.0551A (E. TOPE: 415/558-6316)

2220-2222 SACRAMENTO STREET, The Chambers Mansion, north side between Laguna and Buchanan Streets. Assessor's Block 0627, Lot 005 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to legalize and expand an existing, street level front yard garage door opening from 16 feet to 18 feet. The subject Queen Anne with Gothic and Tuscan Ornament style, two-unit building is Landmark No. 119, listed in Here Today, and the City's 1976 Architectural Survey. This two-story plus attic wood frame, late 19th century residential building, is within an RH-2 (House, Two-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

Speaker(s): Eve Helsig

Jeremy Paul

Board Comments

and Actions:

  • After public comment, it was moved by Board Member Finwall (seconded by Skrondal) to accept Staff's recommendation and approve the Certificate of Appropriateness. The motion failed +4 -3. No further action was take by the Board.

    Ayes: Finwall, Lee, Maley and Skrondal

    Noes: Cherny, Dearman and Kelley

    Absent: Kotas and Shatara

Tape No(s).: 1a

National Register Nomination

(M. SNYDER: 415/575-6478)

5. 601 TOWNSEND STREET, The Baker & Hamilton Building, southeast corner of Townsend and 7th Streets. Assessor's Block 3799, Lot 1 - National Register Nomination - Built in 1905, the Baker & Hamilton Building was originally a warehouse for the Pacific Hardware and Steel Company, and is currently used for offices. The subject property is Landmark No. 193, is listed on the California Register, is listed in the "Here Today" survey (page 295), is designated as an "A" in the Heritage survey, and was included in the Planning Department's Architectural Survey of 1976. The subject property is within an M-2 (Heavy Industrial) 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 Certified Local Government.

Speaker(s): Tuija Catalano

Board Actions:

  • After public comment, it was moved by Board Member Maley (seconded by Skrondal) to support the nomination and recommend approval. The vote was unanimous.

Tape No(s).: 1a

Action Item

6.

Discussion and comment on the status of the Emporium Project. The Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board will consider writing a letter to the Redevelopment Agency, the Planning Department, or other appropriate parties. (Note: This item is continued from the September 1, 21 and October 6, 2004, Landmarks Board Hearings. At those hearings, public comment was taken, but, no action was taken by the Landmarks Board.) (KELLEY)

Speaker(s): Charles Chase

Rich Hillis

Mark Ryser

Gee Gee Platt

Harry O'Brien

Jim Morales

Board Actions:

  • Due to the extensive discussions on the content of the draft letter, the audio recording of this hearing will serve as the official record.

  • It was moved by Vice President Skrondal (seconded by Dearman) to continue the item to November 1, 2004. The vote was +6 -1 (with Board Member Finwall abstaining).

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

ADJOURNMENT: 4:30 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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