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City and County of San Francisco
June 15, 2005

FINAL ACTION MINUTES

OF THE

SAN FRANCISCO

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

CITY HALL

1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, ROOM 400

June 15, 2005

12:36 P.M. ROLL CALL

FOR FULL LANDMARKS BOARD CONSIDERATION

MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAN (arr. @ 12:40 pm), CHERNY, DEARMAN KOTAS, MALEY, MARTINEZ, SKRONDAL, STREET

MEMBER(S) ABSENT: MALEY, SHATARA

PUBLIC COMMENT

NONE

REPORTS

1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Neil Hart, Chief of Neighborhood Planning & Preservation Coordinator:

i Tomorrow the Planning Commission will hear the landmark designation for the Music Concourse.

i The Planning Department was awarded a grant for $22,500 by the State Historic Preservation Department to conduct the Inner Mission North Survey.

2. PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

None

3. MATTERS OF THE BOARD

Robert Cherny

i He will be attending the Planning Commission hearing tomorrow to recommend the landmark designation of the Music Concourse.

Johanna Street

i Requesting staff to find out the status from the Redevelopment Office of their plans for Landmark # 105 (a substation on Fillmore/Turk St.).

Alan Martinez

i Requested to agendize a report from the site visit to the Music Concourse.

Informational Presentation

4. (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6481)

88 5TH STREET, Old San Francisco United States Mint, Assessor's Block 3704, Lot 011, bounded by Mint Street on the north, 5th Street on the east, Mission Street on the south and Jessie Street on the west – Informational Presentation on a proposed project that would rehabilitate the existing historic structure into the City History Museum with secondary uses being retail, restaurant and offices. The existing building will be retained, and generally, the historic building envelope will not be expanded; however, additional square footage and an additional story will be added within the existing courtyard, and a glass roof would be installed over the court yard to protect the exhibits and activities below. The subject building was designated as San Francisco Landmark No. 236. It is zoned P (Public Use) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The Old Mint was constructed between 1869 and 1874. The building has had various uses and has been vacant since 1994.

This item is being continued to a undetermined date.

ACTION ITEMS

Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

5. 2005.0314A (W. HASTIE: 415/558-6381)

159 LIBERTY STREET, south side between Dolores and Guerrero Streets. Assessor's Block 3607, Lot 36 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for rehabilitation of the front entry stairs and the addition of a new balustrade. The subject four-unit Italianate style residence is a contributory building in the Liberty Hill Historic District, is contributory to a designated National Register Historic District, is listed in the Here Today survey and the 1976 Architectural Survey; it is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

Speaker(s):

Michael Garovagles

Jonathan Nelson

Board Action:

It was moved by Board Member Kotas (seconded by Dearman) to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness based on staff's recommendation that the balustrade railing be simplified in design to prevent rails from being visibly intrusive/less voluminous and eliminate the horizontal rail subject to staff review. The vote was unanimous.

AYES: Chan, Cherny, Dearman, Kotas, Martinez, Skrondal, Street

NOES: None

ABSENT: Maley, Shatara

6. 2005.0498A (W. HASTIE: 415/558-6381)

159 LIBERTY STREET, south side between Dolores and Guerrero Streets. Assessor's Block 3607, Lot 36 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install roof-mounted solar panels. The subject four-unit Italianate style residence is a contributory building in the Liberty Hill Historic District, is contributory to a designated National Register Historic District, is listed in the Here Today survey and the 1976 Architectural Survey; it is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Speaker(s):

Marc Reimer

Board Action

It was moved by Board Member Cherny (seconded by Kotas) to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness based on staff's recommendation. The vote was unanimous.

AYES: Chan, Cherny, Dearman, Kotas, Martinez, Skrondal, Street

NOES: None

ABSENT: Maley, Shatara

Tape No.: 1a

7. 2005.0294A (W. HASTIE: 415/558-6381)

918 MINNESOTA STREET, west side between 20th and 22nd Streets. Assessor's Block 4106, Lot 4 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace front windows, install a new garage door, repair front stairs, and construct a horizontal and vertical rear addition with a deck. The subject Stick-Eastlake style single-unit residence is a contributory building in the Dogpatch Historic District; it is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and is in a 50-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

Speaker(s):

Belinda Quintanilla

Board Action

#1 It was moved by Board Member Chan (seconded by Kotas) to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness based on staff recommendation that any replacement garage door be the same design as presented today. Motion failed: 3-4

AYES: Chan, Kotas, Skrondal

NOES: Cherny, Dearman, Martinez, Street

ABSENT: Maley, Shatara

#2 It was moved by Board Member Martinez (seconded by Cherny) to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness with conditions that the existing garage opening remain the existing size.

Motion pass: 5-2

AYES: Cherny, Dearman, Martinez, Skrondal, Street

NOES: Chan, Kotas

ABSENT: Maley, Shatara

Tape No.: 1a & b

ADJOURNMENT: 2:05 P.M.

Respectfully Submitted,

Sonya Banks,

Recording Secretary

ADOPTED: May 17, 2006

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