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Reading of the Agenda

Call to Order

Consent Agenda

Consent Items: 1, B3, B5 - B7, C1, C4, D1, D4 - D7

Postponed Items

Postponed: A1

Withdrawn Items

Withdrawn: C5 & D2

Item 3 B1

C14H-1990-0011 – Republic Square – Discussion 422 Guadalupe Street Council District 9 Proposal: Install two flush-mounted signs. Applicant: Trevor Ingram City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Committee Recommendation: Not reviewed. Staff Recommendation: Approve the proposed sign design and dimensions, and consider the exposed neon ampersands.

Item 3 B2

C14H-1986-0039 – Reuter House – Offered for Consent Approval 806 Rosedale Terrace Council District 9 Proposal: Construct three new houses and two new ADU’s with addresses on Mariposa Drive (807, 809, 811), on the historically-zoned tract but now under separate ownership and downhill from the historic house. Applicant: Davey McEathron, architect City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Committee Recommendation: Ensure that the proposed new houses do not compromise the context and environment of, and view from the Reuter House. Staff Recommendation: Approve as proposed.

Item 3 B4

C14H-1989-0020 and -0021 – Platt and Dittlinger Buildings – Discussion 302-04 E. 6th Street Council District: 9 Proposal: Construct a wood balcony across the front of the buildings; convert two second-story windows to doors. Applicant: Saveaou Nasreddine City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Committee Recommendation: Ensure that the balcony comports with historic photographs and dimensions, and provide better information to ensure that the proposed conversion of the windows to doors will not damage historic fabric. Staff Recommendation: If the Commission is satisfied with the materials and justification provided by the applicant, then staff recommends approval of the proposal.

Item 3 B8

LHD-2019-0031 – Discussion 607 Oakland Avenue (Smoot-Terrace Park Historic District) Council District 9 Proposal: Remove brick cladding, restore and repair original wood cladding, add a window opening on the front wall, raise the house 2 feet, extend an uncovered patio across the right side of the building, shift a window opening forward on the south (secondary) wall, and construct an attached carport. Applicant: Kefetew S. Selassie City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Committee Recommendation: In July 2019, the committee supported extending the patio wall and strongly advised against adding a new front window opening. Staff Recommendation: 1) Approve the plans, with the exception of the front porch extension and the new window opening on the front wall. 2) Consider the proposed raising of the house by 2’. 3) Allow staff to administratively approve the previously proposed construction of an uncovered patio with low brick walls if the applicant revises the currently proposed plans.

Item 3 C2

NRD-2019-0073 – Offered for consent approval 1215 W. 9th Street (West Line Historic District) Council District 9 Proposal: Rehabilitate a ca. 1910 house, remove an altered porte-cochere and one-story rear addition, and construct a one-story rear addition with a roof deck. Applicant: Kevin Sims City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Comment on and release the plans, authorizing staff to administratively approve the cladding and window material and fenestration patterns of the rear addition.

Item 3 C3

NRD-2019-0075 – Discussion 311 E. 6th Street (Sixth Street Historic District) Council District 9 Proposal: Construct a covered rooftop deck. Applicant: Steve Simon City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Recommend against the proposal which will forever damage this building as a contributing structure within the district and encourage the applicant to follow the Sixth Street Architectural Design Standards to construct a rooftop deck that is not so grievous to the character of the historic district.

Item 3 D3

HDP-2019-0698 – Discussion 609 Hearn Street Council District 10 Proposal: Demolish a ca. house. Applicant: Paradisa Homes, LLC City Staff: Kalan Contreras, Historic Preservation Office, 974-2727 Staff Recommendation: Strongly encourage rehabilitation and adaptive re-use, then relocation over demolition, but release the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package, consisting of photographs of all elevations, a dimensioned sketch plan, and a narrative history, for archiving at the Austin History Center. While the home is significant for its association with the Hearns, it does not rise to the level of architectural significance as the Hearn home at 902 Blanco Street.

Item 6

COMMISSION and STAFF ITEMS A. Rename the Certificate of Appropriateness Review Committee to the Architectural Review Committee to better reflect its role and purview.

B. COMMITTEE REPORTS 1. Certificate of Appropriateness Review Committee 2. Operations Committee 3. Grants Committee 4. Preservation Plan Committee

C. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

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