Historic Preservation Commission - July 20, 2016 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
July 20, 2016 - 12:30pm
Location: 
United States

SAN FRANCISCO
HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

 

Notice of Hearing
&
Agenda

 

Commission Chambers Room 400,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Regular Hearing

 

Commissioners
Andrew Wolfram, President
Aaron Hyland, Vice President
Karl Hasz, Ellen Johnck, Richard S.E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman

Commission Secretary
Jonas P. Ionin

Hearing Materials are available at:
Website: http://www.sfplanning.org
Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor, Suite 400
Planning Information Center, 1660 Mission Street, 1st Floor
Voice recorded Agenda, only: (415) 558-6320

Commission Hearing Broadcasts:
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Ordinances and Accessibility
Hearing Procedures

 

ROLL CALL

President: Andrew Wolfram
Vice-President: Aaron Hyland
Commissioners: Karl Hasz, Ellen Johnck, Richard S.E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman


A. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items. With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting.  Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

The Brown Act forbids a commission from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment.  In response to public comment, the commission is limited to:

(1)  responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public; or
(2)  requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting; or
(3)  directing staff to place the item on a future agenda.  (Government Code Section 54954.2(a))

B. DEPARTMENT MATTERS

1. Director’s Announcements

2. Streamlining Affordable Housing Proposals – Proposed Government Code Section 65913.3

3. Review of Past Events at the Planning Commission, Staff Report and Announcements

C. COMMISSION MATTERS

4. President’s Report and Announcements

5. Consideration of Adoption:

Adoption of Commission Minutes – Charter Section 4.104 requires all commissioners to vote yes or no on all matters unless that commissioner is excused by a vote of the Commission.  Commissioners may not be automatically excluded from a vote on the minutes because they did not attend the meeting.

6. Commission Comments & Questions

  • Disclosures.
  • Inquiries/Announcements.  Without discussion, at this time Commissioners may make announcements or inquiries of staff regarding various matters of interest to the Commissioner(s).
  • Future Meetings/Agendas.  At this time, the Commission may discuss and take action to set the date of a Special Meeting and/or determine those items that could be placed on the agenda of the next meeting and other future meetings of the Historic Preservation Commission.

D. CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Historic Preservation Commission, and will be acted upon by a single roll call vote of the Commission.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Commission, the public, or staff so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item at this or a future hearing.

7. 2016-006157COA                                      (N. PERRY: (415) 575-9167)
ART/LIT LIVING INNOVATION ZONE – Fulton Street at Larkin Street, Assessor’s Block 0353 / Lot 001, project is sited in the public ROW (District #6) - Request for Certificate of Appropriateness to install the Art/Lit Living Innovation Zone (LIZ), a temporary (2-year) installation designed, built and installed by Youth Art Exchange on Fulton Street adjacent to the Asian Art Museum in late July 2016 and remain installed for two years, sited within the western tree bed on the Fulton Street sidewalk, underneath the trees. The installation is a dynamic gallery space, featuring a dragon-like sculpture, gallery wall and interactive elements. This project went before the Architectural Review Committee on May 18th and was presented before the full Commission on June 15th. The project is located within the Civic Center Landmark District.
Preliminary Recommendation:  Approve with Conditions

E. REGULAR CALENDAR 

8a. 2016-008460LBR                                   (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
401 HAIGHT STREET – south side of Haight Street at Webster Street. Assessor’s Block 0859, Lot 001 (District 5). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1977 by Stephen Perry, Two Jack’s Nik’s Place Seafood is a restaurant serving the Western Addition neighborhood. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial, Small Scale) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

8b. 2016-008456LBR                                (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
401 CLEMENT STREET – south side of Clement Street at 5th Avenue. Assessor’s Block 1437, Lot 001 (District 1). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1982 by Jesse and Roberta Fink, Toy Boat Dessert Café is a restaurant and dessert café serving the Inner Richmond District neighborhood. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a NCD (Inner Clement Street Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

8c. 2016-008471LBR                                  (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
12 WILLIAMS PLACE – east side of Columbus Avenue at the end of Williams Place. Assessor’s Block 0162, Lot 024. Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1968 by Elly and Richard “Specs” Simmons, Specs’ Twelve Adler Museum Café is a bar and museum serving the North Beach neighborhood. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a NCD (Broadway Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and a 65-A-1 Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

8d. 2016-008450LBR                                    (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
2981 24TH STREET – south side of 24th Street between Harrison Street and Alabama Street. Assessor’s Block 4270, Lot 034 (District 9). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1977 by Susan Cervantes, Precita Eyes is a non-profit community arts organization serving the Mission District and Bernal Heights neighborhoods. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a NCT (24th-Mission Neighborhood Commercial Transit) Zoning District and a 45-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

8e. 2016-008440LBR                                   (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
7000 GEARY BOULEVARD – north side of Geary Boulevard at 34th Avenue. Assessor’s Block 1466, Lot 016 (District 1). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1974 by Tom Hawker, Ross Warren, and Frank Condroy, Pacific Café is a seafood restaurant serving the Outer Richmond neighborhood. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a MC-1 (Neighborhood Commercial, Cluster) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

8f. 2016-008432LBR                                 (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
1354 HARRISON STREET – north side of Harrison Street between 9th Street and 10th Street. Assessor’s Block 3519, Lot 013 (District 6). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1989 by Rick Redewell, Lone Star Saloon is a bar serving the South of Market neighborhood. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a WMUG (WSOMA, Mixed-Use-General) Zoning District and a 55-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

8g. 2016-008429LBR                                       (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
228 BAYSHORE BOULEVARD – west side of Bayshore Boulevard. Assessor’s Block 5533, Lot 048 (District 9). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1954, Gilmans Kitchens and Baths is a retail store offering kitchen and bathroom appliances as well as remodeling services and serves the Bayview neighborhood. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a PDR-2 (PDR Production, Distribution, and Repair) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

8h. 2016-008509LBR                               (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
601 VAN NESS AVENUE – west side of Van Ness Avenue between Turk Street and Golden Gate Avenue. Assessor’s Block 0762, Lot 026 (District 5). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1976, Community Boards is one of the oldest, longest-running public conflict resolution centers in the United States. Locally, Community Boards serves the Downtown/Civic Center neighborhood. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a RC-4 (Residential-Commercial, High Density) Zoning District and a 130-V Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

8i. 2016-008567LBR                             (S. CISNEROS: (415) 575-9186)
1544 GRANT AVENUE – east side of Grant Avenue between Filbert Street and Union Street. Assessor’s Block 0104, Lot 083 (District 3). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1948 by Peter Macchiarini, Macchiarini Creative Design and Metalworks is the oldest ongoing metal arts and jewelry design house and production studio in the United States and continues to serve the North Beach neighborhood. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a NCD (North Beach Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

9. 2013.1168 & 2015-001314PRJ                                       (R. SUCRE: 415-575-9108)
PIER 70 CRANE COVE PARK & 20TH STREET HISTORIC CORE PROJECT -  located on the east side of Illinois Street at 20th Street, Assessor’s Block 4111, Lots 001, 003 & 004 & Seawall Lot 349 and Assessor’s Block 4046  Lots 001 & 002 (District 10).  Informational Presentation & Update regarding two proposed projects at Pier 70: Crane Cove Park (Case No. 2015-001314PRJ) and the 20th Street Historic Core (Case No. 2013.1168). The Crane Cove Park Project would construct a new shoreline public park. The 20th Street Historic Core Project would rehabilitate ten historic buildings (Buildings 101, 102, 104, 113, 114, 115, 116, 122, 123 and 14). The project site is owned by the Port of San Francisco, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the Union Iron Works Historic District. The project site is located within the M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing) Zoning District with a 40-X & 65-X Height and Bulk Limit. 
Preliminary Recommendation: None – Informational Presentation

10. 2014-001965PCA                                                                                (A. Starr: (415) 558-6362)
ARTICLE 7: PHASE 2 OF THE PLANNING CODE REORGANIZATIONAn information presentation on a proposed Ordinance that would amend the Planning Code to reorganize Article 7 and to update, correct, clarify, and simplify Code language in other Planning Code Sections; requiring Conditional Use authorization for Bars, and Liquor Stores on the first floor in the Noriega, Irving, Taraval, and Judah Neighborhood Commercial Districts; enacting permanent controls requiring Conditional Use authorization for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries in the Noriega, Irving, Taraval, and Judah Neighborhood Commercial Districts; requiring Conditional Use authorization for Personal Services on the second floor in the Noriega, Irving, Taraval, and Judah Neighborhood Commercial Districts; prohibiting Kennels in the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District.
Preliminary Recommendation: None – Informational Presentation

ADJOURNMENT