MINNEAPOLIS HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING ACTIONS: TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015
4:30 p.m. | City Hall, Room 317 | 350 South 5th Street | Minneapolis, MN 55415
Committee Clerk
Fatimat Porter – 612.673.3153
Commissioners
Laura Faucher, Chair | Paul Bengtson | Alex Haecker | Chris Hartnett | Susan Hunter Weir
Ginny Lackovic | Linda Mack | Dan Olson | Ian Stade | Constance Vork
 
Commissioners absent: Mr. Chris Hartnett and Ms. Ginny Lackovic

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF ACTIONS FROM THE MAY 19, 2015 MEETING
The Heritage Preservation Commission approved the actions from the May 19, 2015 meeting.
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1.    89-91 Tenth Street South, Ward 7
Staff report by Hilary Dvorak, BZH-28630
This item was continued from the May 19 HPC meeting.
The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings for the application(s) by Village Green for the properties located at 89-91 South Tenth Street and 1004-1016 Marquette Avenue:
A.   Certificate of Appropriateness.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted staff findings and approved the Certificate of Appropriateness to allow rehabilitation of the Handicraft Guild Building, subject to the following conditions:
  1. By ordinance, approvals are valid for a period of two years from the date of the decision unless required permits are obtained and the action approved is substantially begun and proceeds in a continuous basis toward completion. Upon written request and for good cause, the planning director may grant up to a one year extension if the request is made in writing no later than June 9, 2017.
  2. By ordinance, all approvals granted in this certificate of appropriateness shall remain in effect as long as all of the conditions and guarantees of such approvals are observed. Failure to comply with such conditions and guarantees shall constitute a violation of this Certificate of Appropriateness and may result in termination of the approval.
Absent: Faucher, Hartnett and Lackovic
Recused: Faucher
Aye: Bengtson, Haecker, Mack, Olson, Stade, Vork
Nay: Hunter Weir
Motion passed
 
B.   Historic Variance to allow two buildings on one zoning lot.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted staff findings and approved the Historic Variance to allow two buildings on one zoning lot.
Absent: Faucher, Hartnett and Lackovic
Recused: Faucher
Aye: Bengtson, Haecker, Mack, Olson, Stade, Vork
Nay: Hunter Weir
Motion passed
2.    2815 and 2819 Johnson Street Northeast, Ward 1
Staff report by Becca Farrar-Hughes, BZH-28673
The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage Preservation Commission adopt staff findings for the application(s) by Preservation Design Works, LLC, for the property located at 2815 and 2819 Johnson Street Northeast.
A.   Certificate of Appropriateness
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted staff findings and approved the Certificate of Appropriateness to allow interior and exterior modifications to the Hollywood Theater building, subject to the following conditions:
  1. All workmanship must be completed in conformance with the Secretary of Interior Standards, see: http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/tps/standguide/.
  2. The applicant shall obtain all other necessary City approvals prior to the commencement of work.
  3. Final plans shall comply with the Neighborhood Movie Theater Thematic District - Guidelines for Rehabilitation and Framework for the Treatment of Character Defining Features for the Reactivation of the Hollywood Theater as noted within this report.
  4. Mitigation measures shall be provided as outlined in the Framework for the Treatment of Character Defining Features for the Reactivation of the Hollywood Theater for the following components when removed: (1) crown molding in the entrance vestibule (profile and pattern drawings shall be provided); (2) the stage (the configuration shall be maintained); (3) balcony light fixtures, and seats (include drawings of a typical seat, photographs of configuration, and the salvage and storage of the decorative metal end panels).
  5. By ordinance, approvals are valid for a period of two years from the date of the decision unless required permits are obtained and the action approved is substantially begun and proceeds in a continuous basis toward completion. Upon written request and for good cause, the planning director may grant up to a one year extension if the request is made in writing no later than June 9, 2017.
  6. By ordinance, all approvals granted in this certificate of appropriateness shall remain in effect as long as all of the conditions and guarantees of such approvals are observed. Failure to comply with such conditions and guarantees shall constitute a violation of this Certificate of Appropriateness and may result in termination of the approval.
Absent: Faucher, Hartnett and Lackovic
Recused: Faucher
Approved on consent
 
3.    Dinkytown Commercial District, Ward 3
Staff report by Haila Maze, BZH-28511
The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Heritage
Preservation Commission and City Council adopt staff findings for the local designation of the Dinkytown Commercial Historic District.
A.   District Designation.
Action: The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted staff findings and approved the local designation of the Dinkytown Commercial Historic District, subject to the following conditions:
  1. The Dinkytown Commercial Historic District includes the 29 resources evaluated and listed in the designation study as within the proposed boundary for 1899-1972 period of significance. These resources include the properties identified in the map within the black dotted boundary and listed in Appendix 1 of this report.
  2. The Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties will be used to evaluate alterations in the district, as they have during interim protection, until such time local design guidelines are adopted.
  3. The Heritage Preservation Commission directs staff to develop guidelines in a timely manner; that address the eclectic character of Dinkytown and its evolution over time.
Absent: Hartnett and Lackovic
Aye: Bengtson, Faucher, Haecker, Hunter Weir, Mack, Olson, Stade, Vork
Motion passed

INFORMATION ITEMS

4.    729 and 753 Washington Avenue North, Ward 3,
Report by Becca Farrar-Hughes
A new 10-story mixed-use development proposed on existing surface parking lots in the Minneapolis Warehouse Historic District.
5.    2015 – 2016 Certified Local Government Grant
Report by John Smoley

COMMISSION BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS
ADJOURNMENT
The meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.
 
NEXT REGULAR HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION MEETING: JUNE 23, 2015
 
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