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CULTURALRESOURCESOFFICE PRESERVATIONBOARD

REGULARMEETING MONDAYJULY22,20134:00P.M. 1520MARKETST.#2000


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RollCall ApprovaloftheJune24,2013meetingminutes Approvalofcurrentagenda PRELIMINARYREVIEWS Jurisdiction Project Pg. A. 13091313DOLMAN ........LafayetteSq.HistoricDist. ........Constructnewhouse .............1 B. 1421MISSOURIAVE.........LafayetteSq.HistoricDist. ........Constructnewhouse .............11 C. 2112S.11THST. ................SoulardHistoricDistrict ............Constructnewhouse .............21 D. 410456DeTONTYST. ......ShawHistoricDistrict................Constructsixteenhouses.......29 NEWAPPLICATION E. 5331ENRIGHTAVE. .........VisitationParkHistoricDist. .....Demolisha3storyhouse.......36 SPECIALAGENDAITEMS NominationstotheNationalRegisterofHistoricPlaces F. NationalCashRegisterCompanySalesandRepairBuilding,1011OliveStreet ................44 G. DowntownYMCABuilding,1528LocustStreet..................................................................46 H. DorrisRow,110509OliveStreet .......................................................................................48

A. DATE: ADDRESS: ITEM: JURISDICTION: STAFF: July22,2013 130913DolmanStreet PreliminaryReview:Newconstruction,singlefamilyhouse LafayetteSquareCertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictWard6 BetsyBradley,CulturalResourcesOffice

130913DOLMAN

OWNER/APPLICANT: AnthonySeaborn

RECOMMENDATION: ThatthePreservationBoardgrant preliminaryapprovaltothisproposalfor newconstructionastheapplicantintends tomeettheLafayetteSquareHistoric DistrictStandards.

THEPROJECT

TheapplicanthasanoptiontopurchasethreeLRAlotsonDolman,1309,1311and1313,which wouldbecombinedasonelotonwhichheproposestoconstructatwostorysinglefamily dwelling.ThesiteonDolmanisnearthesouthendofthetwoblockstretchthathas experiencedconsiderablelossofhistoricbuildings.Theapplicantisseekingapreliminary reviewatthisearlypointintheplanningprocessinordertohavedirectionbeforehiringan architectandhavingconstructiondrawingscompleted. RELEVANTLEGISLATION:


ExcerptfromLafayetteSquareHistoricDistrictOrdinance#69112: ARTICLE3:NEWCONSTRUCTIONANDADDITIONSTOHISTORICBUILDINGS 303NEWRESIDENTIALCONSTRUCTIONBASEDONANHISTORICMODELXAMPLE 303.1HistoricModelExample Inordertobeconsistentwiththehistoriccharacterofthedistrict,eachnewresidential buildingshallbebasedonaHistoricModelExample(HME).Thisisunderstoodtobeone specifichistoricbuildingandthedesignforanewbuildingcannotdrawuponelementsfrom severalbuildings.TheHMEselectedshouldbelocatedincloseproximitytothesiteofthe newconstructionandrepresentacommonpropertytype.Thepropertyownershallobtain concurrencefromtheCulturalResourcesOfficethattheHMEisappropriateforthesite. Theapplicanthasproposed1020DolmanasanHMEforthenewhouse.Asitislocated closetothesiteoftheproposedconstruction,andisacommontypeofsinglefamily dwelling,theCulturalResourcesOfficehasapproveditasanHME. Theapplicantproposestoconstructahousethathasafaadethatisthemirrorimageof thatoftheHME,completewiththerecessedentrancebay. Intheabsenceofdrawings,thecommentsconcerningcompliancewiththestandardsare basedonadocumentinwhichtheapplicantsprovidedawrittendescriptionofthe proposedbuildingandmadecommitmentstomeetingthedistrictstandards. 303.2SitePlanning A] AlignmentandSetback 1) Newconstructionandadditionsshallhaveprimaryfaadesparalleltosuchfaades ofadjacentbuildingsandhavethesamesetbackfromthestreetcurb. 2) Intheeventthatnewconstructionoradditionistobelocatedbetweentwo existingbuildingswithdifferentalignmentstothestreetorwithdifferent setbacks,orintheeventthattherearenoadjacentbuildings,thenthebuilding alignmentandsetbackthatismoreprevalentwithintheblockfront,oran adjacentblockfront,shallbeused. 3) Newresidentialbuildingsinanareawithnoexistinghistoricbuildingsshallhavea commonalignmentbasedonthehistoricpatternofthatblockfrontoranadjacent blockfront.

4) Theexistinggradesofasitemaynotbealteredbeyondminorgradingtoaffect waterrunoff. 5) Thesetbackrequirementsarenotintendedtodisallowconstructionofalleyor carriagehousetypenewconstruction. 6) Ancillarybuildingsshallbeplacedtobetheleastvisiblefrompublicstreets. 7) Thereshallbeasidewalkalongallpublicstreets.Thesidewalkshallalignwith adjacentsidewalksintermsofdistancefromthecurb.Newandrefurbishedpublic sidewalksmustbeaminimumof4feetwidewherepossibleandhaveacross slopethatprovidesanaccessibleroute. 8) Nonewcurbcutsforvehiclesshallbeallowed.Abandonedcurbcutswillnotbe reutilized.Curbcutsforpedestriansatstreetintersections,midblockcrossings, passengerdropoffandloadingzones,andsimilarlocationsshallbeallowed. Thesiteplanmeetsthestandardsforalignmentandsetbackinsiteplanning.The housewillbeasimilardistancefromtheexistingfourfamilyat130309Dolman thatthatbuildingisfromitsneighbortothenorth,maintainingsomerhythmof placementforthethreebuildingsinthestreetscape. 303.3MassingandScale A] ThemassingofnewconstructionshallbebasedonthatoftheHMEselectedtobe comparabletothatoftheadjacentbuildingsortothecommonoverallbuildingmass withintheblockfront.Thismassingistypicallyrelativelytall,narrow,anddeep. Themassingwillberelativelytall,narrowanddeep,asforasinglefamilyhousein LafayetteSquare,althoughitwouldhaveasmallerscalethantheadjacentfour familybuilding.Itwillhaveascalesimilartothesinglefamilydwellingat1209 Dolmanfurthernorthontheblock. B] TheHMEandnewbuildingshallhaveafoundationraisedabovegradeasameansto maintaincompatibilityinoverallheightwithadjacenthistoricbuildings. ThefoundationwillberaisedtoreflecttheheightofthatoftheHMEandofthe adjacentbuilding. C] TheHMEandnewbuildingshallappeartobethesamenumberofstoriesasother buildingswithintheblockfront.Interiorfloorlevelsofnewconstructionshallappear tobeatlevelssimilartothoseofadjacentbuildings. D] TheheightoftheHMEandnewconstructionshallbewithintwofeetaboveorbelow thattheaverageheightwithintheblock.Buildingheightshallbemeasuredatthe centerofabuildingfromthegroundtotheparapetorcorniceonaflatroofbuilding, tothefaadecorniceonaMansardroofedbuilding,ortotheroofeaveonabuilding withaslopingroof. TheheightofthenewhousewillbeclosetothatoftheHMEasitwouldbedifficult tocalculateanaveragebuildingheightforthisblockonwhichsofewbuildings stand.Theexistinggradefortheproposedhouseiscomparabletothatof130309 Dolmanandlowerthanthatof1225Dolman;consequentlythereislikelytobea stepdownincorniceheightfrom1226Dolmanto130309andthen131115.

E] ThefloortoceilingheightofthefirstfloorofHMEandnewconstructionshallbea minimumtenfeet,andthesecondfloorfloortoceilingheightshallbeaminimumof ninefeet. Thedesignofthenewhousewouldcomplywiththeserequirements. 303.4ProportionsandSolidtoVoidRatio A] TheproportionsoftheHMEandnewconstructionshallbecomparabletothoseofthe HMEandadjacentbuildings.Theproportionalheightsandwidthsofwindowsand doorsmustmatchthoseoftheHME,whichshouldbe1:2or1:3,theheightbeingat leasttwicethewidth,ontheprimaryfaades. B] Thetotalareaofwindowsanddoorsintheprimaryfacadeofnewconstructionshall bewithin10percentofthatoftheHME. C] Theproportionsofsmallerelements,includingcornicesandtheirconstituent components,oftheHMEwillbereplicatedinthenewconstruction. Theapplicantproposestomeetthesestandardsbybasingthenewdesigncloselyon theHME. 303.5ExteriorMaterialsandColor A] Exposedfoundationsmustbescoredorcasttosimulateloadbearingmasonrymortar joints,orbefacedwithstonelaidinaloadbearingpattern. Thefoundationwillbescoredcastconcretetosimulateloadbearingmasonrywith mortarjoints. B] AsintheHME,thereshallbeadifferentiationinallfaadesnearthelevelofthefirst floorthatdefinesthefoundationasabase.Thewallmaterialsand/orthedetailingat thebaseshallbedistinctfromthatoftherestofthatfaade. C] TheexteriorwallmaterialsofHMEsareacombinationofstoneandbrickorallbrick. Typicallytheprimaryfaadematerialisdifferentfromthesinglematerialusedforthe sideandrearwalls. Allexteriorwallsoftheproposedhousewillbebrickabovetheconcretefoundation. D] Thematerialsoftheprimaryfaadeofnewconstructionshallreplicatethestoneor brickoftheHME. 1) AstonefaadeshallusethestoneoftheHME.Itshallhavesmoothlydressed stonecutintoblockswiththesameproportionasthatoftheHME,belaidwiththe samepattern,andhavethesamedimensionofmortarjoints.Thestonefaade shallhavethesamedepthofreturnonthesecondaryfaadesastheHME. 2) Theuseofscoredstuccoandcementitiousmaterialstoreplicatethestoneofthe faadeoftheHMEispermitted.Asforstonefaades,thereturnatthesecondary faadesshallreplicatethatoftheHME. (a)BrickshallreplicatethatoftheHMEasapressedfacebrickwithasmooth finishandadarkredcolorwithonlyminorvariationsincolor.Brickshallhave thesedimensions,22/3x8x4,orbebasedonanHME.Nobrickfaadewill displayreusedbrickofvaryingcolorsandshades.
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(b)BrickwillbelaidasintheHME,generallyinarunningbond,anditsmortar jointswillreplicate,bytypeoffaade,thatoftheHMEincolor,orbedarkred orgray. (c)Ornamentalbrick,stoneorreplicastonelintels,cornices,sillsanddecorative bandsorpanelsshallbebasedontheHME.Windowsillsonbrickprimary faadesshallbestoneorprecastreplicastone,basedontheHME. Theuseofbrickwouldmeetthesestandards:itwillbeapressedfacebrick withasmoothfinishanddarkredcolorwithonlyminorvariationsincolor. Thearchedwindowheadsofthefacadewillbecreatedinbrick.The projectingsillwillbecastreplicastoneofthedimensionsofthatoftheHME. E] TheHMEshalldeterminethechoiceofthematerialusedonthesecondaryandrear faadesofanewresidentialbuilding.Typically,commonbricksideandrearwalls werecombinedwithafacebrickorstonestreetfaade.Materialspermittedforuse onsecondaryandrearfaades,therefore,shallbebrickofsuitablecolor,texture,and bond,andbepointedwithmortarappropriateincolor,textureandjointprofile. Allexteriorwallswillbebrick. F] Sidingofvinyl,aluminum,fibercement,orwoodofanytype,style,orcoloris prohibitedonanyfaadebecauseoftherequirementforanHMEfornewresidential construction. Noneofthesematerialsareproposed. G] Thematerialsidentifiedabovemaybecombinedwithmodernconstruction techniquesinthefollowingways: 1) Theappearanceofstoneonaraisedfoundationmaybecreatedusingstone veneer,pargingwithjointlinestoreplicatealoadbearingmasonrypattern,or pouredconcretethathasthepatternofloadbearingmasonry. 2) Brick,stone,andstuccoscoredtoappearasstonemaybeinstalledasaveneeron exteriorwalls. Theproposedhousewillbewoodframedwithbrickinstalledasaveneer. 303.6Windows A] WindowsintheHMEandtheirsashwillbethemodelforwindowsinnewresidential construction.ThesizeandlocationofwindowopeningsintheHMEwillbereplicated ontheprimaryfaade. ThehousewillhavefivewindowsinsizeandlocationmatchingtheHME. B] Theprofilesofthewindowframingelementsi.e.frames,sills,heads,jambs,and brickmoldswillmatchthedimensionsandpositionsofthoseintheHME. C] WindowSash 1) WindowsashshallmatchthatoftheHMEintermsofoperation,configuration (numberoflights),anddimensionsofallelements.Themethodofawindows operationmaybemodifiedontheinteriorinawaythatdoesnotchangethe exteriorappearanceandprovidesforaccessibility.

D] Materials 1) WoodwindowsmanufacturedtomatchthecharacteristicsoftheHMEare preferredontheprimaryfaade.Anywindowsashthatmustbereplacedinnon historicresidentialbuildingsconstructedunderthesestandards,orpreviousones, shallmeetthesestandards. 2) Factorypainted,metalcladwoodandcompositeorfiberglasswindowsare acceptablefortheprimaryfaadeiftheymeettheaboverequirementsandare acceptableforsecondaryandrearfaades. 3) Vinylsashisprohibited. 4) Allglazingwillbenonreflectiveglass. 5) Windowsmayhavedoubleglazed,lowsolargain,LowEglazingsash;tintedLow Eglazingisnotpermitted. Thewindowstobeusedonthefacadeswillhavearchedheadsandbetwoover twodoublehungsashwithexteriormuntins;theywillbewindowsapprovedby theCROastomaterials,dimensionsandprofilessimilartothoseoftheHME, andhavethecorrectbrickmold. F] Windowsinsecondaryandrearfaadesthatdonotfacethestreetshouldhavethe proportionsandsizebasedontheHME.Theoperationofthewindowsashand materialisnotregulated,otherthannotbeingvinyl. Atthistime,theapplicantsproposetoreplicatethearchedwindowheadsofthe HMEforverticallyorienteddoublehungwindowsofsizessimilartothoseonthe HME;theplacementofthewindowswillbedeterminedbythefloorplanandhave notyetbeendetermined.Therearfaadewindowsizewouldnotbebasedonthe sizeofopeningsintheHME. G] Bathroomwindowsinprivatesecondaryandrearfaadesmayhavefrostedglass. Historicalexamplesincludegluechipandmachinetexturedglass. H] StormWindowsandscreens,asonhistoricbuildings,areallowedontheinteriorof primarypublicfaadewindowsandontheexteriorandinteriorofotherfaade windows.OtherstipulationsinSections203.1(D)and203.2(D)applyhereaswell. Thesewindowswouldcomplywithmaterialstandards. 303.7Doors A] DoorsontheprimaryandsecondarystreetfaadesmustbebasedontheHMEand meettheserequirements: 1) Beaminimumof7feetinheight. 2) IfthefrontentrydooroftheHMEissetbackfromthefaade,newconstruction mustreplicatethisconditionandreplicateanypanelrevealsoftheHME. 3) Allentrydoorsonstreetfaadesmusthaveatransom,transombarandtransom sash,basedontheHME.

4) SlightmodificationstotheentrancedesignoftheHMEmaybeacceptableto provide32inchwideopenings,flushthresholds,andtheuseofswingclearhinges. B] Clearandnonreflectiveglazingshallbeusedinstreetfaadedoorsandtransomsash. C] Accessibilitytoresidentialbuildingsisencouragedandcanbeobtainedthroughthe selectionofanHME,entrancedesign,theplacementofactualfloorlevels,andother designchoices. Theapplicantproposestomeetthesestandardswithadoorofsuitabledesign,size andheightthatreplicatesthatoftheHME,replicatethepaneledrevealsofthe entry,installatransomabovethedoor,anduseclearglazinginthedoor.He proposestoaddanironhandrailattheentrancesteps,thedesignofwhichisbased onthatinstalledat1230Mackay. 303.8Cornices A] ThedesignofaprimaryfaadecorniceandallitselementsshallbebasedontheHME. IntheeventthatthemeasurementsoftheHMEarenotreadilyattainable,the followingwillbeused: 1) Crownmolding,ifusedmustbeaminimumoffiveandonequarterinches(5)in height. 2) Dentilmolding,ifusedmustbeaminimumoffourinches(4)inheight. 3) Decorativepanelsorothermoldingsmaybeusedbetweenbracketsorcorbels onlytoreplicatetheselectedHME. B] Thespacebetweenbracketsorcorbels,andtheirheightandproportions,shall replicatethatoftheHME. ThecorniceoftheHMEwouldbereplicatedinscaleanddesign,withitsreturnon thesides,andwiththesamenumberofbracketsplacedatthesamelocations.The rondelinthecornicefasciawouldbereplicatedabovetheentrance,butnotthe incisedpattern. 303.9Roofs A] TheformoftheroofmustreplicatetheHME. B] Visibleroofplanesshallbeuninterruptedwithopeningssuchasindividualskylights, vents,pipes,mechanicalunits,solarpanels,etc. C] RoofingMaterials 1) Visibleroofingmaterialshallbelimitedtothefollowing: (a)Slate, (b)SyntheticstatewhereslateisusedontheHME, (c)Asphaltorfiberglassshingles,standardthreetabdesignof23poundsper squareminimumconstruction, (d)Standingseam,copperorrefinishedsheetmetalroofingonlyasguttersand ridges;allmetalroofsarenotallowed, (e)Plateorstructuralglassonanappendage. 2) Visibleroofingmaterialnotpermittedincludesthefollowing:

(a)Woodshingles,orcompositionshinglesresemblingwoodshinglesorshakes (b)Rollroofingorroofingfelts (c)Metalroofing (d)Vinylorotherpolymericroofing D] GuttersandDownspouts 1) Guttersontheprimarypublicfaademustbeincorporatedintoacornicedesign basedonanHMEtotheextentthatthegutterisnotvisibleasaseparateelement. Nogutterscanbeplacedacrosstheprimarypublicfaadeasindividualelements. Guttersanddownspoutsshallbeofoneofthefollowingmaterials: (a)Copper;paintedorallowedtooxidize. (b)Galvanizedmetal,painted. (c)Aluminum;finishedasanonreflectivefactoryfinish E] Chimneys 1) ChimneysshallreplicatethoseoftheHMEinlocation,size,material,anddetails. F] Dormers 1) Thedesignofdormersonprimaryandsecondarystreetfaadesmustbebasedon theHME. Theroofandassociatedelementsoftheproposedhousewouldbeaflatroof,to replicatethatoftheHME;nodormersorchimneysareproposed. PRELIMINARYFINDINGSANDCONCLUSION:

TheCulturalResourcesOfficeconsiderationofthecriteriafornewresidentialconstructionin theLafayetteSquareHistoricDistrictStandardsledtothesepreliminaryfindings: Theproposedsiteforconstruction,131115Dolman,islocatedintheLafayetteSquare LocalHistoricDistrictonablockofDolmanwheresignificantdemolitionhastakenplace. TheapplicanthasproposedaHistoricModelExampleforthenewhouse,1020Dolman, thathasbeenapprovedbytheCulturalResourcesOffice. Althoughtheapplicantdoesnotyethaveplansforthenewconstruction,hehasstudied thestandardsandcommitstomeetingthembasedonstatementsinadocument submittedtotheCulturalResourcesOffice. Theapplicantproposestoconstructadwellingwithafaadethatisthemirrorimageof thefaadeoftheexample,andreplicateitsentrance,fenestrationpattern,recessed entrancebay,andcornicedesign. Theapplicantsproposesfoursidesofthehousetobebrick;thefoundationtobescored concrete;andtomeetthematerialsanddesignrequirementsfortheentryandwindows. Thesitingofthehousewouldbeinalignmentwiththehistoricfourfamilytothenorth anditsnorthsideyardwouldbeasimilardistancefromthatbuildingandatownhouse tothenorthofit;thepropertywouldhaveawidersideyardonthesouth. Thefinishedprojectwouldincludeafenceandgaragetobebuiltbehindthehouse.

BasedonthePreliminaryfindings,theCulturalResourcesOfficerecommendsthatthe PreservationBoardgrantpreliminaryapprovalfortheproposednewconstruction,withthe conditionthatthedesignbedevelopedasproposedandthatdesigndetailswillbereviewed andapprovedbytheCulturalResourcesOfficetoensurecompliancewiththedistrictstandards.

HISTORICMODELEXAMPLEAT1020DOLMAN

LOTSTOSOUITH BUILDINGSTONORTH

SCHEMATICPLANOFBLOCKSHOWINGEXISTINGANDPROPOSEDBUILDINGS

B. DATE: ADDRESS: ITEM: JURISDICTION: STAFF: July22,2013 1421MissouriAve. PreliminaryReview:Newsinglefamilyhouse LafayetteSquareCertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictWard6 JanCameronCulturalResourcesOffice

1421MISSOURI

OWNER/APPLICANT: CharlesandPatriciaHoffman

RECOMMENDATION: ThatthePreservationBoardgrant preliminaryapprovaltothisproposal fornewconstructionastheproject meetstheLafayetteSquareHistoric DistrictStandards.

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THEPROJECT

Theapplicantsareseekingpreliminaryapprovalfortheconstructionofadetached,twostory singlefamilyhouseat1421Missouri,adjacenttotheircurrentresidenceandacrossfrom LafayettePark.Theyintendtooccupythenewhouseastheirprimaryresidence.Thehousewill besitedattherearofthelot,andwilluseanexistingLafayetteSquarecarriagehouseasa HistoricModelExample. RELEVANTLEGISLATION:


ExcerptfromLafayetteSquareHistoricDistrictOrdinance#69112: ARTICLE3:NEWCONSTRUCTIONANDADDITIONSTOHISTORICBUILDINGS 303NEWRESIDENTIALCONSTRUCTIONBASEDONANHISTORICMODELXAMPLE 303.1HistoricModelExample Inordertobeconsistentwiththehistoriccharacterofthedistrict,eachnewresidential buildingshallbebasedonaHistoricModelExample(HME).Thisisunderstoodtobeone specifichistoricbuildingandthedesignforanewbuildingcannotdrawuponelementsfrom severalbuildings.TheHMEselectedshouldbelocatedincloseproximitytothesiteofthe newconstructionandrepresentacommonpropertytype.Thepropertyownershallobtain concurrencefromtheCulturalResourcesOfficethattheHMEisappropriateforthesite. Theapplicantshaveproposed1228S18thStreet(Rear)astheHMEforthenewhouse.1228 isatwostorybrickalleyhouse,constructedc.1890,locatedintheLafayetteSquarelocal historicdistrict,andtheCulturalResourcesOfficehasconfirmedthatitisanappropriate HistoricModelExample. 303.2SitePlanning A]AlignmentandSetback 1) Newconstructionandadditionsshallhaveprimaryfaadesparalleltosuchfaades ofadjacentbuildingsandhavethesamesetbackfromthestreetcurb. 2) Intheeventthatnewconstructionoradditionistobelocatedbetweentwo existingbuildingswithdifferentalignmentstothestreetorwithdifferent setbacks,orintheeventthattherearenoadjacentbuildings,thenthebuilding alignmentandsetbackthatismoreprevalentwithintheblockfront,oran adjacentblockfront,shallbeused. 3) Newresidentialbuildingsinanareawithnoexistinghistoricbuildingsshallhavea commonalignmentbasedonthehistoricpatternofthatblockfrontoranadjacent blockfront. 4) Theexistinggradesofasitemaynotbealteredbeyondminorgradingtoaffect waterrunoff. 5) Thesetbackrequirementsarenotintendedtodisallowconstructionofalleyor carriagehousetypenewconstruction. 6) Ancillarybuildingsshallbeplacedtobetheleastvisiblefrompublicstreets. 7) Thereshallbeasidewalkalongallpublicstreets.Thesidewalkshallalignwith adjacentsidewalksintermsofdistancefromthecurb.Newandrefurbishedpublic

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sidewalksmustbeaminimumof4feetwidewherepossibleandhaveacross slopethatprovidesanaccessibleroute. 8) Nonewcurbcutsforvehiclesshallbeallowed.Abandonedcurbcutswillnotbe reutilized.Curbcutsforpedestriansatstreetintersections,midblockcrossings, passengerdropoffandloadingzones,andsimilarlocationsshallbeallowed. Theproposalcomplieswithalloftheabove. 303.3MassingandScale A] ThemassingofnewconstructionshallbebasedonthatoftheHMEselectedtobe comparabletothatoftheadjacentbuildingsortothecommonoverallbuildingmass withintheblockfront.Thismassingistypicallyrelativelytall,narrow,anddeep. ThemassingofthenewbuildingwillmatchthatoftheproposedHME. B] TheHMEandnewbuildingshallhaveafoundationraisedabovegradeasameansto maintaincompatibilityinoverallheightwithadjacenthistoricbuildings. ThefoundationoftheHMEdoesnotprojectabovegradeatthefrontelevation havingonlyanexposedstonesillasistypicalofmostcarriageoralleyhousesin theSquare.However,becauseofthegradeoftheproposedsite,andthe requirementtolocatethenewbuildingwithin8feetofthealley,itsfirstfloorwillof necessitybeapproximately3to3feetabovegrade.Inordertodisguisethisand morecloselyfollowtheHME,brickwillextendto6inchesabovegradeonthefront elevation. C] TheHMEandnewbuildingshallappeartobethesamenumberofstoriesasother buildingswithintheblockfront.Interiorfloorlevelsofnewconstructionshallappear tobeatlevelssimilartothoseofadjacentbuildings. Complies. D] TheheightoftheHMEandnewconstructionshallbewithintwofeetaboveorbelow thattheaverageheightwithintheblock.Buildingheightshallbemeasuredatthe centerofabuildingfromthegroundtotheparapetorcorniceonaflatroofbuilding, tothefaadecorniceonaMansardroofedbuilding,ortotheroofeaveonabuilding withaslopingroof. Complies. E] ThefloortoceilingheightofthefirstfloorofHMEandnewconstructionshallbea minimumtenfeet,andthesecondfloorfloortoceilingheightshallbeaminimumof ninefeet. FollowingthefloortoceilingheightsoftheHME,theproposedbuildingwillhave9 footceilingheightsonbothstories. 303.4ProportionsandSolidtoVoidRatio A]TheproportionsoftheHMEandnewconstructionshallbecomparabletothoseofthe HMEandadjacentbuildings.Theproportionalheightsandwidthsofwindowsand doorsmustmatchthoseoftheHME,whichshouldbe1:2or1:3,theheightbeingat leasttwicethewidth,ontheprimaryfaades. Complies.

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B]Thetotalareaofwindowsanddoorsintheprimaryfacadeofnewconstructionshallbe within10percentofthatoftheHME. Doesnotcomply.Theproposedbuildingwillhaveanextrabayofwindowsonthe frontelevation. C]Theproportionsofsmallerelements,includingcornicesandtheirconstituent components,oftheHMEwillbereplicatedinthenewconstruction. Thebrickcornicewouldbereplicated. 303.5ExteriorMaterialsandColor A] Exposedfoundationsmustbescoredorcasttosimulateloadbearingmasonrymortar joints,orbefacedwithstonelaidinaloadbearingpattern. Doesnotcomply.TheselectedHMEhasexposedrubblelimestonefoundationatits sideandrear(alley)facades.Theproposedbuildinghasbrickextendingtogradeon allelevations. B] AsintheHME,thereshallbeadifferentiationinallfaadesnearthelevelofthefirst floorthatdefinesthefoundationasabase.Thewallmaterialsand/orthedetailingat thebaseshallbedistinctfromthatoftherestofthatfaade. Theproposeddesignwouldmeetthisstandard. C] TheexteriorwallmaterialsofHMEsareacombinationofstoneandbrickorallbrick. Typicallytheprimaryfaadematerialisdifferentfromthesinglematerialusedforthe sideandrearwalls. Notapplicable.TheHMEdisplaysthesamebrickonallfacades. D] Thematerialsoftheprimaryfaadeofnewconstructionshallreplicatethestoneor brickoftheHME. 1) AstonefaadeshallusethestoneoftheHME.Itshallhavesmoothlydressed stonecutintoblockswiththesameproportionasthatoftheHME,belaidwiththe samepattern,andhavethesamedimensionofmortarjoints.Thestonefaade shallhavethesamedepthofreturnonthesecondaryfaadesastheHME. 2) Theuseofscoredstuccoandcementitiousmaterialstoreplicatethestoneofthe faadeoftheHMEispermitted.Asforstonefaades,thereturnatthesecondary faadesshallreplicatethatoftheHME. (a)BrickshallreplicatethatoftheHMEasapressedfacebrickwithasmooth finishandadarkredcolorwithonlyminorvariationsincolor.Brickshallhave thesedimensions,22/3x8x4,orbebasedonanHME.Nobrickfaadewill displayreusedbrickofvaryingcolorsandshades. (b)BrickwillbelaidasintheHME,generallyinarunningbond,anditsmortar jointswillreplicate,bytypeoffaade,thatoftheHMEincolor,orbedarkred orgray. (c)Ornamentalbrick,stoneorreplicastonelintels,cornices,sillsanddecorative bandsorpanelsshallbebasedontheHME.Windowsillsonbrickprimary faadesshallbestoneorprecastreplicastone,basedontheHME.

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Theselectedbrickhasnotyetbeensubmittedforstaffreview;however,the applicantshaveagreedtomatchthatoftheHMEascloselyaspossible. Windowanddoorarches,sills,corniceandotherdetailswillbereplicated. E]TheHMEshalldeterminethechoiceofthematerialusedonthesecondaryandrear faadesofanewresidentialbuilding.Typically,commonbricksideandrearwalls werecombinedwithafacebrickorstonestreetfaade.Materialspermittedforuse onsecondaryandrearfaades,therefore,shallbebrickofsuitablecolor,texture,and bond,andbepointedwithmortarappropriateincolor,textureandjointprofile. Complies. F] Sidingofvinyl,aluminum,fibercement,orwoodofanytype,style,orcoloris prohibitedonanyfaadebecauseoftherequirementforanHMEfornewresidential construction. Notapplicable. G] Thematerialsidentifiedabovemaybecombinedwithmodernconstruction techniquesinthefollowingways: 1) Theappearanceofstoneonaraisedfoundationmaybecreatedusingstone veneer,pargingwithjointlinestoreplicatealoadbearingmasonrypattern,or pouredconcretethathasthepatternofloadbearingmasonry. 2) Brick,stone,andstuccoscoredtoappearasstonemaybeinstalledasaveneeron exteriorwalls. Theproposedcarriagehousewillbewoodframedwithbrickinstalledasa veneer. 303.6Windows A] WindowsintheHMEandtheirsashwillbethemodelforwindowsinnewresidential construction.ThesizeandlocationofwindowopeningsintheHMEwillbereplicated ontheprimaryfaade. Doesnotcomply.Thenewbuildingwillhavetwoadditionalwindowsonthefront faade,deviatingfromtheHMEsubmitted. B] Theprofilesofthewindowframingelementsi.e.frames,sills,heads,jambs,and brickmoldswillmatchthedimensionsandpositionsofthoseintheHME. C] WindowSash 1) WindowsashshallmatchthatoftheHMEintermsofoperation,configuration (numberoflights),anddimensionsofallelements.Themethodofawindows operationmaybemodifiedontheinteriorinawaythatdoesnotchangethe exteriorappearanceandprovidesforaccessibility. D] Materials 1) WoodwindowsmanufacturedtomatchthecharacteristicsoftheHMEare preferredontheprimaryfaade.Anywindowsashthatmustbereplacedinnon historicresidentialbuildingsconstructedunderthesestandards,orpreviousones, shallmeetthesestandards.

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2) Factorypainted,metalcladwoodandcompositeorfiberglasswindowsare acceptablefortheprimaryfaadeiftheymeettheaboverequirementsandare acceptableforsecondaryandrearfaades. 3) Vinylsashisprohibited. 4) Allglazingwillbenonreflectiveglass. 5) Windowsmayhavedoubleglazed,lowsolargain,LowEglazingsash;tintedLow Eglazingisnotpermitted. E] ArchedwindowopeningsbasedonanHMEmustbefilledwithanarchedsashset abovethelowerrectangularsash.Adecorativearchedsashmustbebasedonthe HME.Forarchedpanelsaboverectangularwindows,doorsandtransoms,thedesign oftheeyebrowshallreplicatethatoftheHME. Complieswithalloftheaboverequirements. F] Windowsinsecondaryandrearfaadesthatdonotfacethestreetshouldhavethe proportionsandsizebasedontheHME.Theoperationofthewindowsashand materialisnotregulated,otherthannotbeingvinyl. Complies. G] Bathroomwindowsinprivatesecondaryandrearfaadesmayhavefrostedglass. Historicalexamplesincludegluechipandmachinetexturedglass. H] StormWindowsandscreens,asonhistoricbuildings,areallowedontheinteriorof primarypublicfaadewindowsandontheexteriorandinteriorofotherfaade windows.OtherstipulationsinSections203.1(D)and203.2(D)applyhereaswell. Notapplicable. 303.7Doors A] DoorsontheprimaryandsecondarystreetfaadesmustbebasedontheHMEand meettheserequirements: 1) Beaminimumof7feetinheight. 2) IfthefrontentrydooroftheHMEissetbackfromthefaade,newconstruction mustreplicatethisconditionandreplicateanypanelrevealsoftheHME. 3) Allentrydoorsonstreetfaadesmusthaveatransom,transombarandtransom sash,basedontheHME. 4) SlightmodificationstotheentrancedesignoftheHMEmaybeacceptableto provide32inchwideopenings,flushthresholds,andtheuseofswingclearhinges. B] Clearandnonreflectiveglazingshallbeusedinstreetfaadedoorsandtransomsash. TheentrydooronthefrontfaadewillfollowthedesignoftheHME. C] Accessibilitytoresidentialbuildingsisencouragedandcanbeobtainedthroughthe selectionofanHME,entrancedesign,theplacementofactualfloorlevels,andother designchoices. Notapplicable. 303.8Cornices A] ThedesignofaprimaryfaadecorniceandallitselementsshallbebasedontheHME. IntheeventthatthemeasurementsoftheHMEarenotreadilyattainable,the followingwillbeused:
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1) Crownmolding,ifusedmustbeaminimumoffiveandonequarterinches(5)in height. 2) Dentilmolding,ifusedmustbeaminimumoffourinches(4)inheight. 3) Decorativepanelsorothermoldingsmaybeusedbetweenbracketsorcorbels onlytoreplicatetheselectedHME. B] Thespacebetweenbracketsorcorbels,andtheirheightandproportions,shall replicatethatoftheHME. Complies.ThecorbelledcorniceoftheHMEwillbereplicated. 303.9Roofs A] TheformoftheroofmustreplicatetheHME. B] Visibleroofplanesshallbeuninterruptedwithopeningssuchasindividualskylights, vents,pipes,mechanicalunits,solarpanels,etc. C] RoofingMaterials 1) Visibleroofingmaterialshallbelimitedtothefollowing: (a)Slate, (b)SyntheticstatewhereslateisusedontheHME, (c)Asphaltorfiberglassshingles,standardthreetabdesignof23poundsper squareminimumconstruction, (d)Standingseam,copperorrefinishedsheetmetalroofingonlyasguttersand ridges;allmetalroofsarenotallowed, (e)Plateorstructuralglassonanappendage. 2) Visibleroofingmaterialnotpermittedincludesthefollowing: (a)Woodshingles,orcompositionshinglesresemblingwoodshinglesorshakes (b)Rollroofingorroofingfelts (c)Metalroofing (d)Vinylorotherpolymericroofing D] GuttersandDownspouts 1) Guttersontheprimarypublicfaademustbeincorporatedintoacornicedesign basedonanHMEtotheextentthatthegutterisnotvisibleasaseparateelement. Nogutterscanbeplacedacrosstheprimarypublicfaadeasindividualelements. Guttersanddownspoutsshallbeofoneofthefollowingmaterials: (a)Copper;paintedorallowedtooxidize. (b)Galvanizedmetal,painted. (c)Aluminum;finishedasanonreflectivefactoryfinish E] Chimneys 1) ChimneysshallreplicatethoseoftheHMEinlocation,size,material,anddetails. F] Dormers 1) Thedesignofdormersonprimaryandsecondarystreetfaadesmustbebasedon theHME. TheroofwillreplicatetheflatroofandparapetsoftheHME. PRELIMINARYFINDINGSANDCONCLUSION:

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TheCulturalResourcesOfficeconsiderationofthecriteriafornewresidentialconstructionin theLafayetteSquareHistoricDistrictandledtothesepreliminaryfindings: Theproposedsiteforconstruction,1421Missouri,islocatedintheLafayetteSquare LocalHistoricDistrict. Thesitingoftheproposedcarriagehouseappropriatelymatcheshistoricexamplesof alleyhouseswithinthedistrict. Theapplicantshaveproposed1228S18thStreet(rear)asaHistoricModelExamplefor thenewhouse,whichhasbeenconfirmedbytheCulturalResourcesOfficeasan appropriateModelExample. TheapplicantsarerequestingthatthePreservationBoardallowthemtodeviatefromthe selectedHMEwithanadditionalbayofwindowsonthefrontelevation.Thewindowswill bedetailedinthesamewayasotheropenings. Theownersalsorequesttobeallowedtoconstructaonestory,shedroofedporchacross thefrontfaade.Asthebuildingislocatedatthealley,thiswillprovidetheownersonly coveredoutdoorlivingspace. WhiletherewouldbetwodeviationsfromtheHME,thesiting,details,materialsand feelingoftheHMEarereplicated;andtheslopeofthepropertydowntothealley,in additiontoexistinglandscapingatthefrontoftheproperty,willobscuremostviewsof thenewbuilding.

BasedonthePreliminaryfindings,theCulturalResourcesOfficerecommendsthatthe PreservationBoardgrantpreliminaryapprovalfortheproposednewconstruction,basedon theassumptionthatthedesignwouldbedevelopedasproposedandthatdesigndetailswould beapprovedbytheCulturalResourcesOfficeforcompliancewiththedistrictstandards.

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DATE: July22,2013 th ADDRESS: 2112S.11 St. PreliminaryReviewtoconstructasinglefamilyresidence ITEM: JURISDICTION: SoulardCertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictWard7 STAFF: AndreaGagen,CulturalResourcesOffice

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OWNER/APPLICANT: ChadVancil

RECOMMENDATION: ThatthePreservationBoardgrant preliminaryapprovalfortheproposednew constructionwiththestipulationthatthe setbackandfoundationmaterialsare broughtintocompliancewiththeSoulard LocalHistoricDistrictStandards,andthat finalplansanddesigndetailswillbe approvedbytheCulturalResourcesOffice forcompliancewiththedistrictstandards.

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THEPROJECT:

Theapplicantproposestoconstructa2storysinglefamilyresidenceonthevacantlotat 2112S.11thStreetintheSoulardHistoricDistrict.Theproposedbuildingwillbesituated betweentwoexistingstructures. RELEVANTLEGISLATION:


ExcerptfromOrdinance#62382,theSoulardHistoricDistrict: ARTICLE3:NEWBUILDINGS 301PUBLICANDSEMIPUBLICFACADESOFNEWCONSTRUCTION ThePublicandSemiPublicFacadesofnewconstructionshallbereviewedbasedona ModelExampletakingintoconsiderationthefollowing: TheapplicanthasnotprovidedasingleModelExamplefortheproposednewconstruction; however,muchofthedesignisbasedonbuildingswithintheblock.Thesetback,rooftype, numberofdormersandlocationoftheentrancedifferfromthesebuildings. 301.1Site Asiteplanshalldescribethefollowing: Alignment NewbuildingsshallhavetheirPublicFacadeparalleltothePublicFaadeoftheadjacent buildings. Complies. Ifanewbuildingistobelocatedbetweentwoexistingbuildingswithdifferentalignments tothestreetorintheeventthattherearenoadjacentbuildings,thebuildingalignment shallbethesameasthatwhichismoredominantwithinthatblockonthesamesideofthe street. Notapplicable. Ifanewbuildingistobelocatedonablockwhichiscompletelyempty,thenthealignment shallbethatwhichismostdominantwithintheadjacentblocksoracrossthestreet. Notapplicable. Setback Newbuildingsshallhavethesamesetbackasadjacentbuildings. Doesnotcomply.Theproposedbuildingissetfive(5)feetbackfromtheadjacent buildings. Ifanewbuildingistobelocatedbetweentwoexistingbuildingswithdifferentsetbacksto thestreet,orintheeventthattherearenoadjacentbuildings,thenthebuildingsetback shallbethesameasthatwhichismoredominantwithinthatblockonthesamesideofthe street. Notapplicable.

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Ifanewbuildingistobelocatedonablockwhichiscompletelyempty,thenthesetback whichismostdominantwithinadjacentblocksoracrossthestreetshallbeused. Notapplicable. SetbackmaybebasedonaModelExample. Notapplicable. 301.2Mass Massisthevisualdisplacementofspacebasedonthebuilding'sheight,widthanddepth. Themassofanewbuildingshallbecomparabletothemassoftheadjacentbuildingsoro thecommonoverallbuildingmasswithintheblock,andonthesamesideofthestreet. Complies.Themassoftheproposedbuildingissimilartoadjacentbuildings. 301.3Scale Scaleistheperceivedsizeofabuildingrelativetoadjacentstructuresandtheperceivedsize ofanelementofabuildingrelativetootherarchitecturalelements(e.g.,thesizeofadoor relativetoawindow). Anewbuildingshallappeartobethesamenumberofstoriesasotherbuildingswithinthe block.Interiorfloorlinesshallalsoappeartobeatlevelssimilartothoseofadjacent buildings. Complies.Thereareanumberofother2storybuildingsontheblockandthe interiorfloorlineswillmatchthoseoftheadjacentbuildings. Ifanewbuildingistobelocatedbetweentwoexistingbuildingswithdifferentscales,orin theeventthattherearenoadjacentbuildings,thenthebuildingscaleshallbethatwhichis moredominantwithinthatblockonthesamesideofthestreet.Ifthenewbuildingisona blockwhichiscompletelyempty,thenthebuildingscaleshallbesimilartothatofbuildings inadjacentblocks. Notapplicable. Comment:Buildingheightshallbemeasuredatthecenterofabuildingfromthegroundto theparapetorcorniceonaflatroofbuilding;tothecrownmoldingonabuildingwitha mansard;totheroofridgeonabuildingwithaslopingroof. Whenseveralbuildings,oralongbuildingcontainingseveralunits,areconstructedona slopingstreet,thebuilding(s)shallstepdowntheslopeInordertomaintaintheprescribed height.Thestepshalloccuratanaturalbreakbetweenunitsorfirewalls. Notapplicable. 301.4Proportion Proportionisasystemofmathematicalratioswhichestablishaconsistentsetofvisual relationshipsbetweenthepartsofabuildingandtothebuildingasawhole.The proportionsofanewbuildingshallbecomparabletothoseofadjacentbuildings.Ifthere arenobuildingsontheblockthentheproportionsshallbecomparabletothoseofadjacent blocks. Theproportionsoftheproposedbuildingarecomparabletothoseofadjacent buildings.Thewindowsandentryopenings,howeverareslightlytoolargein comparisontothewindowsanddoorandtransomwithinthem.

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301.5RatioofSolidtoVoid Theratioofsolidtovoidisthepercentageofopeningtosolidwall.Openingsincludedoors, windowsandenclosedporchesandvestibules. ThetotalareaofwindowsanddoorsinthePublicFacadeofanewbuildingshallbeno lessthan25%andnomorethan33%ofthetotalareaofthefacade. Complies. TheheightofawindowinthePublicFacadeshallbebetweentwiceandthreetimesthe width. Complies. TheratioofsolidtovoidmaybebasedonaModelExample. Notapplicable. 301.6FacadeMaterialandMaterialColor Finishmaterialsshallbeoneofthefollowing: Forwalls: Kilnfiredbrick(21/3"by8"by35/8") Comment:BrickwithintheSoulardHistoricDistrictistypicallylaidinarunningbond withnaturalgrey,whiteorredmortar.Typicaljointsincludeconcave,struckand vgroove.MostbrickwithintheSoulardHistoricDistrictisredororangewithonlyminor variationsincoloration. Complies.Thefrontfaadeandsidereturnsareproposedtobebrickveneer. StonecommontotheSoulardHistoricDistrict. Scoredstuccoandsandstone.36 4"lapwoodsidingorvinylsidingwhichappearsas4"woodsidingbasedonaModel Example. Forfoundations: Stone,neworreused,whichmatchesthatusedintheSoulardHistoricDistrict; Castinplaceconcretewithastoneveneer;or Castinplaceconcrete,painted. Doesnotcomply.Theapplicantwishestouseprecastconcreteforthe foundation.Mostofthebuildingsontheblockappeartohavepargedrubble stonefoundations. Finishedfaadematerialsshallbetheirnaturalcolororthecolorofthenaturalmaterial whichtheyreplicateorifsandstone,painted.Limestonemaybepainted. Glazingshallbeclear,uncoloredglassorbasedonaModelExample. Complies.Theapplicanthasagreedtoinstallnonfunctionalbasementwindows.The detailsofthesewindowshavenotyetbeensubmittedforreview. 302PRIVATEFACADESOFNEWCONSTRUCTION MaterialsatprivateFacadesofnewconstructionshallbeoneofthoselistedin 301.6(1)(1)exceptthatwoodorvinylsidingneednotbebasedonaModelExample. Complies.

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303GARAGESANDCARPORTSINNEWCONSTRUCTION GaragesandCarportsarenotregulatedexceptasfollows: Garagesandcarportsshallbesetwithin10'ofthealleyline. Complies. Vehicularaccessshallonlybefromthealley. Complies. Garagedoorsshallbeparallelto,andface,thealley. Complies. Constructionrequirementsperform: Garagesshallbesidedwith4"coversidingofwood,vinylorfinishedaluminum,4" beadedtongueandgroovesiding,brickorbrickveneer. Unfinishedsidingisprohibited. BasedonaModelExample. Complies. GarageandcarportroofsshallbeassetforthinSection201. Complies. Themassandscaleofgaragesandcarportsshallbeappropriatefortheiruseandshallnot visuallydominatethemainbuilding. Complies. PRELIMINARYFINDINGSANDCONCLUSION:

TheCulturalResourcesOfficeconsiderationofthecriteriafornewconstructionintheSoulard HistoricDistrictledtothesepreliminaryfindings. 2112S.11thSt.islocatedintheSoulardNeighborhoodLocalHistoricDistrict. TheapplicanthasnotprovidedasingleModelExamplefortheproposednew construction,althoughthedesigndrawssubstantiallyfrombuildingsontheblock. Themass,scale,proportions,ratioofsolidtovoid,faadematerialsandgarageall complywiththeSoulardHistoricDistrictstandards. Theproposedrooftype,numberofdormersandthelocationoftheentrancedifferfrom theadjacentbuildingsbutareelementscommoninSoulard. Thebuildingisproposedtobesetbackfive(5)feetfromtheadjacentstructures,which doesnotmeetthestandards. Therearewindowanddoordetails,andthedesignofthefoundation,thatneedtobe addressedbeforefinalapproval.

Basedonthesepreliminaryfindings,theCulturalResourcesOfficerecommendsthatthe PreservationBoardgrantpreliminaryreviewapprovalfortheproposednewconstructionwith thestipulationthatthesetbackandfoundationmaterialsarebroughtintocompliancewiththe

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D. DATE: ADDRESS: ITEM: JURISDICTION: STAFF: July22,2013 410456DeTontyStreet PreliminaryReview:16newsinglefamilyhouses ShawCertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictWard8 JanCameron,CulturalResourcesOffice

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OWNER/APPLICANT: UIC/BrentCrittenden

RECOMMENDATION: ThatthePreservationBoarddeny preliminaryapprovaltothecurrent proposalfornewconstructionasthe projectdoesnotmeettheShawHistoric DistrictStandards.

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TheapplicantisworkingwiththeCommunityDevelopmentAdministrationonaprojectto constructsixteensinglefamilyhousesonfourteencurrentlyvacantparcelsonthe4100block ofDeTontyStreet,onthenorthernedgeoftheShawNeighborhoodCertifiedHistoricDistrict. RELEVANTLEGISLATION:


ExcerptfromShawHistoricDistrictOrdinance#59400: ResidentialAppearanceandUseStandards 6. Structures: Newconstructionoralterationstoexistingstructures:Alldesignsfornewconstruction ormajoralterationstothefrontofthebuildingsthatrequireabuildingpermitmust beapprovedbytheHeritageandUrbanDesignCommission,aswellasbytheexisting approvingagencies,asrequiredbyCityOrdinances.Standardsthatdonotrequire buildingpermitsserveasguidelineswithinthedistrict.Restrictionssetforthbelow applyonlytofrontsandotherportionsofthebuildingvisiblefromthestreetandon cornerproperties(excludinggarages),thosesidesexposedtothestreet. A. Height: Newbuildingsoralteredexistingbuildings,includingallappurtenances,mustbe constructedwithin15%oftheaverageheightofexistingresidentialbuildingson theblock.Whereverfeasible,floortofloorheightsshouldapproximatethe existingbuildingintheblock.Whenfeasible,newresidentialstructuresshallhave theirfirstfloorelevationapproximatelythesamedistanceabovethefront grade astheexistingbuildingsintheblock. Doesnotcomply.Theremainingbuildingsontheblockaretwostories.All proposednewbuildingswillbe1storieswithfrontgableroofsandlowerfloor toceilingheights. B. Location: Locationandspacingofnewbuildingsshouldbeconsistentwithexistingpatterns ontheblock.Widthofnewbuildingsshouldbeconsistentwithexistingbuildings. Newbuildingsshouldbepositionedtoconformtotheexistinguniformsetback. Doesnotcomply.WhilealongDeTontythereisavarietyofresidentialbuilding typesone,twoandfourfamilybuildingsallaresitedtofacethestreet andconformtoaconsistentsetback.Theproposeddevelopmentwillcreatetwo courtsperpendiculartoDeTonty,eachwith8housesfacinganinteriorwalk. Inordertoaccommodate16houses,thefrontbuildings,withtheirdetached garages,wereproposedinitiallytoencroachconsiderablyinfrontofadjacent residentialproperties.Theproposedgarageshavebeenrelocatedandnow adheretothebuildingline,whichhassomewhatmitigatedtheimpactofthe projectonthehistoricbuildingsthatflanktheproject.However,thehouseswill

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stillprojectapproximately10feetbeyondthebuildingline,withporchesthat encroachanadditionalthreetofourfeet. Itshouldbenotedthatseveralcourtsorculdesacsexistinthenearby neighborhood,twowithintheShawhistoricdistrict:HortusCourtatitssouthern edgeandShawPlaceahistoricprivatestreetthatpredatestheShaw neighborhoodtotheeast.Botharenarrowerandconsiderablydeeperthan theplanneddevelopment,whichwillexposeallofitsbuildingstostreetview. C. ExteriorMaterials: Materialsonthefrontsandotherportionsofneworrenovatedbuildingsvisible fromthestreetandoncornerproperties,thosesidesofthebuildingexposedto thestreet(excludinggarages)aretobecompatiblewiththepredominantoriginal buildingmaterials:wood,brick,stone.Aluminumsteel,anytypeofsiding,and artificialmasonrysuchasPermastoneorZBrick,arenotallowed.Stuccomaterial isnotallowedexceptwherethestuccowastheoriginalbuildingmaterial. Doesnotcomply.Allhousesinthedevelopmentwillbeframe.Thoseadjacentto DeTontywillhaveabrickveneer.Theremainderwillbesidedwithcementitious sidingandpainted.BuildingsintheShawDistrictwithrareexceptionsare brickandsiding,ifitappearsatall,islimitedtosmallarchitecturaldetails. Thebrickveneerhouseswillhavedarkercoursesinastripedpatternthatisalso uncharacteristicofbuildingsinthedistrict.Oftheremaininghousestobesided, twoareplannedtobepaintedmuteddarkcolors;thecenteroneofeachrow, however,willbepaintedinathreecolorstripedpattern. Proposedfrontporcheswillbeacombinationofwood,brickandconcrete,evenon thesidedbuildings;somewoodelementswillremainunpaintedandbeallowedto weather.Again,theseelementsareforeigntothedetailsexistingonbuildingswithin thedistrict,whichuniformlyhavefinishedmaterialsonprimaryelevations.There arenohistoricexamplesofasidedbuildingwithamasonryporch. D. Details: Architecturaldetailsonexistingstructures,suchascolumns,dormer,porchesand baywindows,shouldbemaintainedintheiroriginalform,ifatallpossible. Architecturaldetailsonnewbuildingsshallbecompatiblewithexistingdetailsin termsofdesignandscale.Doors,dormers,windowsandtheopeningsonboth newandrenovatedstructuresshouldbeinthesameverticalandhorizontal proportionsandstyleasintheoriginalstructures.Bothneworreplacement windowsanddoorframesshallbelimitedtowoodorcolorfinishedaluminum. Glassblocksarenotpermitted.Raworunfinishedaluminumisnotacceptablefor stormdoorsandwindows.Ironbarsorothertypesofprotectivedevicescovering doorsorwindows(excludingbasementwindows)arenotpermitted.Gutters shouldbemadeofcolorfinishedaluminum,sheetmetalorothernoncorrosive material.Guttersshouldnotbemadeofraworunfinishedaluminumorsteel. Mortarmustbeofacolorcompatiblewiththeoriginalmortarofthebuilding. Aluminumormetalawningsvisiblefromthestreetarenotpermitted.Canvasor
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canvastypeawningsarepermitted.Previouslyunpaintedmasonryshallnotbe painted. Doesnotcomply.Theproposedhousesdonotduplicateinscale,proportions, design,detailsorexteriormaterialanyotherbuildingsinthehistoricdistrict.This discrepancyisparticularlynotableinthewindowsandporches. E. RoofShapes: Whenthereisastrongordominantroofshapeinablock,proposednew constructionoralterationsshallbecompatiblewithexistingbuildings. Doesnotcomply.TheremainingbuildingsalongthisblockofDeTontyhaveflat roofs.Theproposednewconstructionwillhavefrontgableroofsofmedium pitch,uncharacteristicofanybuildingsinthedistrict. F. RoofMaterials: Roofmaterialsshouldbeofslate,tile,copper,orasphaltshingleswheretheroofis visiblefromthestreet(brightlycoloredasphaltshinglesarenotacceptable).Design ofskylightsorsolarpanels, satellitereceivingunits,whereprominentlyvisible fromthestreetshouldbecompatiblewithexistingbuildingdesign. Appearstocomply.Theproposedroofmaterialhasnotbeensubmitted; however,proposedsolarpanelswillbehiddenfromstreetviewonrearfacing roofslopes. G. Walls,Fences,andEnclosures: Yarddividers,walls,enclosures,orfencesinfrontofbuildinglinearenot permitted.Fencesorwallsonorbehindthebuildingline,whenprominently visiblefromthestreet,shouldbeofwood,stone,brick,brickfacedconcrete, ornamentalironordarkpaintedchainlink.Allsidefencesshallbelimitedtosix feetinheight. Unabletodetermineatthistime.Fencingisintendedalongthealleyand adjacentproperties;itsmaterialanddesignhavenotyetbeensubmitted. H. Landscaping: Theinstallationofstreettreesisencouraged.Infrontofnewbuildings,streettrees mayberequired.Frontlawnhedgesshallnotexceedfourfeetinheightalong publicsidewalks.Ifthereisapredominanceofparticulartypesorqualitiesof landscapingmaterials,anynewplantingsshouldbecompatibleconsideringmass andcontinuity. Complies. I. PavingandGroundCoverMaterial: Wherethereisapredominantuseofaparticulargroundcover(suchasgrass)or pavingmaterial,anyneworaddedmaterialshouldbecompatiblewiththe streetscape.Looserockandasphaltarenotacceptableforpublicwalkways (sidewalks)norforgroundcoverborderingpublicwalkways(sidewalks). Complies.

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J. StreetFurnitureandUtilities: Streetfurnitureforneworexistingresidentialstructuresshouldbecompatible withthecharacteroftheneighborhood.Wherepossible,allnewutilitylinesshall beunderground. Unabletodetermineatthistime. K. Offstreetparkingshouldbeprovidedforneworrenovated propertieswhen feasibleatanamountofoneparkingspaceper unit.Parkingtobeprovidedinrear ofpropertywhenpossible.If parkingisvisiblefromstreet,itmustbescreened with appropriatematerialasdescribedinsection2G. Complies.Mosthouseswillhavedetachedgarages;thoseattherearofthe developmentwillhavebasementgarages,enteredfromthealley. PRELIMINARYFINDINGSANDCONCLUSION:

TheCulturalResourcesOfficeconsiderationofthecriteriafornewresidentialconstructionin theShawNeighborhoodHistoricDistrictledtothesepreliminaryfindings: Theproposedsiteforconstruction,410456DeTonty,islocatedintheShawLocal HistoricDistrict. Whilethe14parcelsiteiscurrentlyvacant,theremainderofDeTontyhasaconsistent andintactstreetscape. Theproposednewconstructiondoesnotreplicatethesitingandarrangementofbuildings inthehistoricdistrict:allotherpropertiesonDeTontyfacethestreetandconformtoa consistentsetback.Theproposedplanisarrangedperpendiculartothestreetalong interiorcourtyards;andwhilecourtyardarrangementsdoexistinafewinstancesinthe Shawdistrictandneighborhood,thisplandoesnotreplicatethearrangement,parcelsize anddetailsofsuchcourtyarddevelopments. Theproposednewconstructionwillencroachasubstantialdistanceuponthestreets establishedbuildingline,andfourhouseswillextendaminimumof10feetinfrontof adjacenthistoricproperties,althoughtheirdetachedgarageswillnot. Theproposedexteriormaterialsarenotcharacteristicofthebuildingmaterialsinthe ShawHistoricDistrict. ThedesignofthehousesisnotcompatiblewithhistoricbuildingsintheDistrictinscale, mass,proportion,architecturaldetailsorexteriormaterials. Theuseofforms,details,andmaterialsthatgroundthebuildingsinthecharacterofthe ShawHistoricDistrictcouldmaketheproposedplanforthedevelopmentacceptable,as theprojectwouldnotseemdivorcedfromitscontext,asitisascurrentlyproposed.

BasedonthePreliminaryFindings,theCulturalResourcesOfficerecommendsthatthe PreservationBoarddenypreliminaryapprovalfortheproposednewconstruction,asthe projectdoesnotcomplywiththeShawNeighborhoodHistoricDistrictStandards.


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E. DATE: ADDRESS: ITEM: JURISDICTION: STAFF: July22,2013 1533Enright Demolishathreestorysinglefamilydwelling VisitationParkCertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictWard26 BetsyBradley,CulturalResourcesOffice

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APPLICANT:BellonSalvageCo. OWNER:SOLOFTSC/OHelixRealty RECOMMENDATION: ThatthePreservationBoarddenyapproval ofthedemolitionapplicationunlessa compellingargumentispresentedforthe impracticabilityofrehabilitationand subsequentconstructionwouldfollow.


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5331EnrightislocatedintheVisitationParkCertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictandina PreservationReviewDistrict. RELEVANTLEGISLATION:


VisitationParkHistoricDistrictUse,ConstructionandRestorationStandards. NobuildingorstructurewithintheHistoricDistrictshallbedemolished,andnopermitshallbe issuedforthedemolitionofanysuchbuildingorstructure,unlessthe[PreservationBoard]shall findthatthebuildingorstructureisinsuchastateofdeteriorationanddisrepairorisso unsoundstructurallyastomakerehabilitationimpracticable. Theexteriorofthisbuildingdoesnotindicatethatitisstructurallyunsoundandinsucha stateofdeteriorationthatrehabilitationisnotpracticable. FromOrdinance64689: PARTVHISTORICDISTRICTSANDLANDMARKSCONSTRUCTION,ALTERATIONAND DEMOLITION SECTIONTHIRTYNINE.Permitrequiredwhen:Demolition,Construction,AlterationHistoric DistrictorLandmark/LandmarkSite NoOwnerorotherpersonshallconstruct,demolishoralteranydesignatedfeatureorExterior ArchitecturalFeaturewithrespecttoanyImprovementsituatedwithinanHistoricDistrict,or withinorpartofaLandmarkorLandmarkSite,norshallsuchpersoncauseorpermitanysuch worktobeperformeduponsuchproperty,unlessanapplicationshallhavebeenfiledwiththe buildingcommissionerandapermitobtainedthereforefromthebuildingcommissioner.The buildingcommissionershallimmediatelyuponreceiptofanysuchapplicationforpermit forwardacopyofsuchapplicationtotheCulturalResourcesOfficeforreview. PARTXDEMOLITIONREVIEWS SECTIONFIFTYEIGHT. WheneveranapplicationismadeforapermittodemolishaStructurewhichisi)individually listedontheNationalRegister,ii)withinaNationalRegisterDistrict,iii)forwhichNational RegisterDesignationispendingoriv)whichiswithinaPreservationReviewDistrictestablished pursuanttoSectionsFiftyFivetoFiftySixofthisordinance,thebuildingcommissionershall submitacopyofsuchapplicationtotheCulturalResourcesOfficewithinthreedaysaftersaid applicationisreceivedbyhisOffice. SECTIONFIVE.DemolitionpermitBoarddecision. AlldemolitionpermitapplicationreviewspursuanttothischaptershallbemadebytheDirector oftheOfficewhoshalleitherapproveordisapproveofallsuchapplicationsbaseduponthe criteriaofthisordinance.AllappealsfromthedecisionoftheDirectorshallbemadetothe PreservationBoard.DecisionsoftheBoardorOfficeshallbeinwriting,shallbemailedtothe applicantimmediatelyuponcompletionandshallindicatetheapplicationbytheBoardor
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Officeofthefollowingcriteria,whicharelistedinorderofimportance,asthebasisforthe decision: A.RedevelopmentPlans.Demolitionswhichwouldcomplywitharedevelopmentplan previouslyapprovedbyordinanceoradoptedbythePlanningandUrbanDesign Commissionshallbeapprovedexceptinunusualcircumstanceswhichshallbeexpressly noted. Notapplicable. B.ArchitecturalQuality.Structure'sarchitecturalmerit,uniqueness,and/orhistoricvalue shallbeevaluatedandthestructureclassifiedashighmerit,merit,qualifying,or noncontributingbasedupon:Overallstyle,era,buildingtype,materials,ornamentation, craftsmanship,siteplanning,andwhetheritistheworkofasignificantarchitect,engineer, orcraftsman;andcontributiontothestreetscapeandneighborhood.Demolitionofsound highmeritstructuresshallnotbeapprovedbytheOffice.Demolitionofmeritorqualifying structuresshallnotbeapprovedexceptinunusualcircumstanceswhichshallbeexpressly noted. ThispropertyisidentifiedontheVisitationParkCertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictmapas acontributingbuildinginthedistrict.Itislabeledwiththeconstructiondateof1910 andwithH.W.Powersasthearchitect.Areviewofbuildingpermitindexesconfirmed the1910buildingpermitdate.Thecementitiousstucco,whichmightbeanalteration, isnotedonthe1951SanbornMap.Thelotforthishousewascarvedoutofthelarger parcelonwhichtheBlossomHousestood.Thehouseproposedfordemolitionisnot theBlossomHousethatwasrecordedbyHABSanddemolishedin1942;thathouse stoodtothenorthofthishouse. Asacontributingpropertyinahistoricdistrict,thehouseisconsideredtobeaMerit property. C. Condition.TheOfficeshallmakeexteriorinspectionstodeterminewhetherastructure issound.Ifastructureorportionthereofproposedtobedemolishedisobviouslynot sound,theapplicationfordemolitionshallbeapprovedexceptinunusualcircumstances whichshallbeexpresslynoted.Theremainingorsalvageableportion(s)ofthestructure shallbeevaluatedtodeterminetheextentofreconstruction,rehabilitationor restorationrequiredtoobtainaviablestructure. 1. Soundstructureswithapparentpotentialforadaptivereuse,reuseandorresale shallgenerallynotbeapprovedfordemolitionunlessapplicationofcriteriain subsectionsA,D,FandG,four,sixandsevenindicatesdemolitionisappropriate. Exteriorinspectionsuggeststhatthebuildingmeetsthedefinitionofsound,as usedinordinance#64689. Somecracksinthefoundationthroughthestoneblockswerenoted.Theloss ofstuccoislimitedtothecurvedbay,andthereforemayindicatealocal conditionthatexplainsthatloss.Theownerwillprovideinformationaboutthe structuralconditionofthebuilding.

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2. Structurallyattachedorgroupsofbuildings.Theimpactoftheproposeddemolition onanyremainingportion(s)ofthebuildingwillbeevaluated.Viabilityofwallswhich wouldbeexposedbydemolitionandthepossibilityofdiminishedvalueresulting fromthepartialdemolitionofabuilding,orofoneormorebuildingsinagroupof buildings,willbeconsidered. Notapplicable. D. NeighborhoodEffectandReusePotential. 1. NeighborhoodPotential:Vacantandvandalizedbuildingsontheblockface,the presentconditionofsurroundingbuildings,andthecurrentlevelofrepairand maintenanceofneighboringbuildingsshallbeconsidered. TheVisitationParkareahasexperiencedsomechangessince2000.The RobertsBrothersrehabilitationoftheformerHarrisTeachersCollegeschool buildinginthedistrictwasanimportantprojectundertakenin200607.The RobertsBrothersprojectincludedthesubdivisionofthepreviously undevelopedareasouthoftheschoolintolotsandtheconstructionin2007of threenewhousesonEnright,immediatelywestof5331.Thehouses,which werenotsoldasintended,arenowrentals.Nosignificantprojectshavebeen undertakenelsewhereintheimmediatevicinityof5331orwithinthe VisitationParkdistrict.ResidentialrentalsdominatetheareawiththeSavoy Courtbuildings,theloftsintheschool,andadditionalapartmentsonDelmar. ThesinglefamilyhomesinthedistrictareonEnrightandClemenswestof ArlingtonandonWindermerePlacetothenorth. Tothesouthwestof5331Enright,theMetropolitanSt.LouisPsychiatricCenter standsfacingDelmar,anditsparkinglotisadjacenttothesouthernboundary oftheVisitationParkHistoricDistrict.TheparkinglotfortheUnionAvenue ChristianChurchiswestofthechurch,whichstandsatthecornerofUnionand Enright.ThesepropertiesareintheCentralWestEndCertifiedLocalHistoric District. 2. ReusePotential:Thepotentialofthestructureforrenovationandreuse,basedon similarcaseswithintheCity,andthecostandextentofpossiblerenovationshallbe evaluated.Structureslocatedwithincurrentlywellmaintainedblocksorblocks undergoingupgradingrenovationwillgenerallynotbeapprovedfordemolition. Theinteriorofthehouse,asvisiblefromareardoor,hassufferedthelossof interiorwallandceilingplaster. Thesizeofsinglefamilydwellingat5331Enrightislargefortheneighborhood, whencomparedtoboththenewhousestothewestandtothehistoric dwellingsonEnrightwestofArlington.Inaddition,thebuildingstands somewhatalonewithparkinglotsacrossthestreet,theathleticfieldtothe northandeast,andthenewhousesandundevelopedlotstothewest. 3. EconomicHardship:TheOfficeshallconsidertheeconomichardshipwhichmaybe experiencedbythepresentowneriftheapplicationisdenied.Suchconsideration

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mayinclude,amongotherthings,theestimatedcostofdemolition,theestimated costofrehabilitationorreuse,thefeasibilityofpublicorprivatefinancing,theeffect oftaxabatement,ifapplicable,andthepotentialforeconomicgrowthand developmentinthearea. Asacontributingbuildinginacertifiedlocalhistoricdistrict,arehabilitation projectwouldbeeligiblefortheuseofstateandfederalhistorictaxcredits. Theapplicantwillprovideinformationontheprojectedcostofrehabilitation andreuse,propertyvalues,andanassessmentofthereusepotentialofthe property. E. UrbanDesign.TheOfficeshallevaluatethefollowingurbandesignfactors: 1. Theeffectofaproposedpartialdemolitiononattachedorrowbuildings. Notapplicable. 2. Theintegrityoftheexistingblockfaceandwhethertheproposeddemolitionwill significantlyimpactthecontinuityandrhythmofstructureswithintheblock. Ademolitionwouldaltertheblockfacebutnotanycontinuityorrhythmof structures. 3. Proposeddemolitionofbuildingswithuniqueorsignificantcharacterimportanttoa district,street,blockorintersectionwillbeevaluatedforimpactonthepresent integrity,rhythm,balanceanddensityonthesite,block,intersectionordistrict. Historically,thishousehasbeentheonlybuildingclosetothenorthsideof Enright,betweenUnionandArlington,intheVisitationParkdistrict.The existingconditionsreflectthehistoricpatternofdevelopment.Thelargeparcel westofUnionandnorthofEnrightwastheBlossomEstate,wheretheBlossom Housestooduntil1942.ThatpropertyisnowtheathleticfieldforSoldanHigh School,whichisacrossthestreettotheeast. 5331EnrightisvisiblefromUnion.Nevertheless,thissouthernportionofthe VisitationParkdistrictdoesnothavethetypicalcharacterofmostblockfronts inhistoricdistrictswithcloselyspacedbuildingsestablishingadensity,rhythm andbalance.Thethreenewhouseswestof5331,andtheprospectof additionalnewresidentialbuildingsonthatportionofEnright,willeventually establishanewcharacterforthesouthernboundaryoftheVisitationPark HistoricDistrict. 4. Theeliminationuseswillbeconsidered;however,thefactthatapresentand originalorhistoricuseofasitedoesnotconformtopresentzoningorlanduse requirementsinnowayshallrequirethatsuchanonconformingusetobe eliminated. Notapplicable. F. ProposedSubsequentConstruction.Notwithstandingtheprovisionsofanyordinanceto thecontrary,theOfficeshallevaluateproposedsubsequentconstructiononthesiteof proposeddemolitionbaseduponwhether:

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1. Theapplicanthasdemonstratedsitecontrolbyownershiporanoptioncontract; Yes. 2. Theproposedconstructionwouldequalorexceedthecontributionofthestructure totheintegrityoftheexistingstreetscapeandblockface.Proposalforcreationof vacantlandbydemolition(s)inquestionwillbeevaluatedastoappropriatenesson thatparticularsite,withinthatspecificblock.Parkinglotswillbegivenfavorable considerationwhendirectlyadjoining/abuttingfacilitiesrequireadditionaloffstreet parking; Theownerisproposingtoconstructafourfamilyrentalpropertyonthesite. Theplanisconceptualatthisstageandwouldbereviewedintermsofthe VisitationParkCertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictstandards. 3. Theproposedconstructionwillbearchitecturallycompatiblewiththeexistingblock faceastobuildingsetbacks,scale,articulationandrhythm,overallarchitectural characterandgeneraluseofexteriormaterialsorcolors; Theimageprovidedatthistimeindicatesthatthefourfamilybuildingisbased onthecommonformforthattypeofmultipledwellinginSt.Louisandwould betraditionalinarchitecturalcharacterandintheuseofmaterials. 4. Theproposedusecomplieswithcurrentzoningrequirements; ThepropertyiszonedA,singlefamilyresidential. 5. Theproposednewconstructionwouldcommencewithintwelve(12)monthsfrom theapplicationdate. Constructionwouldstartwithinoneyear. G. CommonlyControlledProperty.Ifademolitionapplicationconcernspropertyadjoining occupiedpropertyandifcommoncontrolofbothpropertiesisdocumented,favorable considerationwillgenerallybegiventoappropriatereuseproposals.Appropriateuses shallincludethoseallowedunderthecurrentzoningclassification,reuseforexpansion ofanexistingconforming,commercialorindustrialuseorauseconsistentwitha presentlyconforming,adjoiningusegroup.Potentialforsubstantialexpansionofan existingadjacentcommercialusewillbegivendueconsideration. Whiletheownerownsadjacentproperty,theproposeddemolitionisnot associateddirectlywithotheruses. H. AccessoryStructures.Accessorystructures(garages,sheds,etc.)andancillarystructures willbeprocessedforimmediateresolution.Proposeddemolitionofframegaragesor accessorystructuresinternaltocommercialorindustrialsiteswill,inmostcases,be approvedunlessthatstructuredemonstrateshighsignificanceundertheothercriteria listedherein,whichshallbeexpresslynoted. NotApplicable.
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PRELIMINARYFINDINGSANDCONCLUSIONS: TheCulturalResourcesOfficeconsiderationofthecriteriafordemolitionreviewinthe VisitationParkCertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictandthePreservationReviewDistrictcriteria ledtothesepreliminaryfindings: 5331EnrightisaMeritproperty,acontributingpropertyintheVisitationPark CertifiedLocalHistoricDistrictandisinaPreservationReviewDistrict. ThereisnoRedevelopmentPlanadoptedbyordinancethatincludesthisproperty. Theresidencehastheappearanceofbeingsound,intermsofthedefinitionofthe ordinance. Somerecentprojectshavebeencompletedintheneighborhoodwhereresidential rentalsdominate. Thereusepotentialofthislargehouseasasinglefamilyresidence,unlessthezoning waschanged,mustbeconsideredintermsoftheconsiderablereinvestmentneeded anditslikelihoodofbeingarentalproperty. 5331Enrighthasaroleinurbandesignastheonehistoricdwellingonthenorthside ofEnright,whichisthesouthernboundaryoftheVisitationParkHistoricDistrict;it standsinablockfacethatdoesnothavethetypicaldensity,integrity,andrhythmof ablockfrontinahistoricdistrict. Theownerisproposingnewconstruction,afourfamilyrentalbuildingonthesiteof 5331Enright. Thecommonlycontrolledpropertyandaccessorystructurecriteriaarenot applicableforthisapplication.

BasedonthePreliminaryfindings,theCulturalResourcesOfficerecommendsthatthe PreservationBoarddenyapprovalofthedemolitionapplicationunlesstheapplicant providescompellingevidencethat,duetotheconditionofthebuildingandtheexpense, therehabilitationof5311Enrightwouldbeimpracticable,asthehistoricdistrictstandards require,anddemonstratesthatnewconstructionwouldbecompatibleintheVisitation ParkHistoricDistrictandmakeacontributionthatwouldequalorexceedthatofthe existingresidenceinthestreetscapeandblockface.

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F. DATE: ADDRESS: ITEM: STAFF: July22,2013 1011OliveSt.Ward7 NominationtotheNationalRegisteroftheNationalCashRegisterCompany Building AndreaGagen,CulturalResourcesOffice

1011OLIVE

PREPARER: AndrewWeilandRuthKeenoy, LandmarksAssociationofSt.Louis RECOMMENDATION: ThePreservationBoardshoulddirectthe stafftoprepareareportfortheState HistoricPreservationOfficethatthe propertymeetstherequirementsof NationalRegisterCriteriaA.

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Section101(c)(2)(A)oftheNationalHistoricPreservationActof1996(amended) Beforeapropertywithinthejurisdictionofthecertifiedlocalgovernmentmaybeconsidered bytheStatetobenominatedtotheSecretaryforinclusionontheNationalRegister,theState HistoricPreservationOfficershallnotifytheowner,theapplicablechieflocalelectedofficial andthelocalhistoricpreservationcommission.Thecommission,afterreasonableopportunity forpubliccomment,shallprepareareportastowhetherornotsuchproperty,initsopinion, meetsthecriteriaoftheNationalRegister. PROPERTYSUMMARY:


Thenominationstatestatesthatthetwostorybrickcommercialbuildingat1011Oliveis eligibleforlistingintheNationalRegisterunderCriterionA:Commerceforitsassociationwith theNationalCashRegisterCompany.TheNationalCashRegisterCompanywasthedominant manufacturerofcashregistersthroughthe20thCenturyandthisbuildingistheonlyremaining physicalrepresentationofthecompanyslinktoSt.Louis,whichservedasitsSouthernSales DistrictHeadquarters.St.LouiswasthelocationofNCRsonlyU.S.freightdepotand distributioncenteroutsideofthecompanyshomeinDayton,Ohio.TheCulturalResources OfficeconcursthatthispropertyiseligibleforlistingintheNationalRegister.

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G. DATE: ADDRESS: ITEM: STAFF:

July22,2013 1528LocustWARD:5 NominationtotheNationalRegisterofDowntownYMCABuilding BobBettis,PreservationPlanner,CulturalResourcesOffice

DOWNTOWNYMCABUILDING

PREPARER: MichaelR.Allen PreservationResearchOffice RECOMMENDATION: ThePreservationBoardshoulddirectthestaff toprepareareportfortheStateHistoric PreservationOfficethatthepropertymeetsthe requirementsofNationalRegisterCriterionCin theareaofArchitecture.

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RELEVANTLEGISLATION:

Section101(c)(2)(A)oftheNationalHistoricPreservationActof1996(amended) Beforeapropertywithinthejurisdictionofthecertifiedlocalgovernmentmaybeconsidered bytheStatetobenominatedtotheSecretaryforinclusionontheNationalRegister,theState HistoricPreservationOfficershallnotifytheowner,theapplicablechieflocalelectedofficial andthelocalhistoricpreservationcommission.Thecommission,afterreasonableopportunity forpubliccomment,shallprepareareportastowhetherornotsuchproperty,initsopinion, meetsthecriteriaoftheNationalRegister.

BUILDINGNAMEABOVEMAINENTRY

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ThenominationstatesthattheDowntownYMCABuilding,alsoknowastheCentenaryTower, islocallysignificantandeligibleforlistingintheNationalRegisterunderCriterionCfor Architecture.Thebuilding,completedin1926,wasdesignedbytheSt.LouisfirmofLaBeaume &Klein.Thisfirmwasresponsibleformanyotherimportantdowntownbuildingsincludingthe MunicipalAuditorium,theBeaumontBuildingandtheLoudermanBuilding,allofwhichare listedintheNationalRegister.ThetenstorybuildingwasdesignedintheRenaissanceRevival styleandfollowsstandardplansadoptedbytheYMCAnationwidein1915.Thebuildingitself hasahighdegreeofintegrity,especiallyontheexterior. TheCulturalResourcesOfficeconcursthattheDowntownYMCABuildingiseligibleforthe listingintheNationalRegister.

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G. DATE: ADDRESS: ITEM: STAFF:

July22,2013 110509OliveWard:7 NominationtotheNationalRegister BetsyBradley,Director,CulturalResourcesOffice

110509OLIVE

PREPARER: MichaelR.Allen PreservationResearchOffice RECOMMENDATION: ThePreservationBoardshould makenorecommendation regardingthisnomination.

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RELEVANTLEGISLATION:

Section101(c)(2)(A)oftheNationalHistoricPreservationActof1996(amended) Beforeapropertywithinthejurisdictionofthecertifiedlocalgovernmentmaybeconsidered bytheStatetobenominatedtotheSecretaryforinclusionontheNationalRegister,theState HistoricPreservationOfficershallnotifytheowner,theapplicablechieflocalelectedofficial andthelocalhistoricpreservationcommission.Thecommission,afterreasonableopportunity forpubliccomment,shallprepareareportastowhetherornotsuchproperty,initsopinion, meetsthecriteriaoftheNationalRegister.

110509OLIVE

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The110509propertyisnominatedasabuildingerectedin1898aspartofthelongerDorris Row,agroupofinterconnectedcommercialbuildingsbuiltatthesametimeandunitedbya uniformfaadedesign.ThenominationassertseligibilityunderCriterionA,Commerce,forthe propertyasthebestsurvivingexampleofamultitenantbuildingtiedtothechanging commercialcultureofSt.LouisMusicRowonOliveStreet.Itsperiodofsignificancewouldbe fromwhenthefirstmusicrelatedtenantmovedintothebuildingin1903andendingwhenthe lastmusicrelatedcompanyvacatedthebuildingin1931. Itisrecommendedthatnocommentsorrecommendationbemadeonthisproperty.

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