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Reading of the Agenda

Call to Order

Consent Agenda

Consent Items: 2A, B1, B2, B5, C2 - C4, C6, D4 - D6, D9, D11, F

Postponed Items

Postponed: A2, B8

Item 4 C1

REVIEW OF PERMITS IN NATIONAL REGISTER HISTORIC DISTRICTS NRD-2019-0023 – Recommended for postponement by staff 2105 Newfield Lane – Old West Austin National Register Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1940 contributing house and replace with new construction. Applicant: Moontower, LLC City Staff: City Staff: Kalan Contreras, Historic Preservation Office, 974-2727 Staff Recommendation: Postpone the public hearing until the July 22, 2019 meeting, as the proposal requires removal of a contributing building in a National Register historic district. If the Commission decides to approve the demolition permit, require completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package, then comment on and release the plans for new construction.

Item 4 A1 (Part 1 of 2)

HDP-2019-0138 – Burditt-Becks-Scales House – Discussion 1903 New York Avenue Council District 1 Applicant: Historic Landmark Commission City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Do not recommend historic zoning.

Item 3

BRIEFINGS, DISCUSSION, AND POSSIBLE ACTION Briefing, discussion, and possible action on the draft Historic Design Standards Speaker: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office

Item 4 A1 (Part 2 of 2)

HDP-2019-0138 – Burditt-Becks-Scales House – Discussion 1903 New York Avenue Council District 1 Applicant: Historic Landmark Commission City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Do not recommend historic zoning.

Item 4 B3

C14H-2000-0002 – Offered for consent approval Royal Arch Masonic Lodge, 311 W. 7th Street Council District 9 Proposal: Construct a high-rise addition and restore the historic building. Applicant: Emily Little and Brett Rohde City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Committee Recommendation: Lighten the appearance of the tower, provide a greater break between the existing building and the proposed tower, and provide a detailed structural bracing plan for the protection of the historic building during construction. The applicant has complied with the recommendations of the Committee. Staff Recommendation: Approve as proposed.

Item 4 D8

HDP-2019-0307 – Offered for consent approval 1617-1617 S. 1st Street (Jovita’s) Council District 9 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1925 house and a ca. 1962 commercial building. Applicant: Chameleon Holdings City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Release the permit for the demolition of the remains of the house but encourage rehabilitation and adaptive re-use of the commercial building; in either case, staff recommends completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package prior to the release of any permits.

Item 4 B4

C14H-2003-0005 – Discussion I.Q. Hurdle House, 1416 E. 12th Street Council District 1 Proposal: Update on repairs to the building. Applicant: Pam Madere, agent City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Committee Recommendation: The Committee took in information that the contractor has secured the building and is evaluating the condition of the wood. The applicant is selecting a preservation architect to manage the restoration effort on this house. Staff Recommendation: None – the work so far before the engagement of a preservation architect is to stabilize and secure the house.

Item 4 B6

LHD-2019-0015 – Offered for consent approval 4113 Avenue D – Hyde Park Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Remove stucco, install new wood siding, repair windows, construct a rear and second story addition. Applicant: Isaac Ceballos City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Committee Recommendation: Reconstruct wood piers at the porch; approve the project. Staff Recommendation: Approve the project upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 4 B7

LHD-2019-0020 – Discussion 305 W. 45th Street – Hyde Park Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Construct a second-story rear addition. Applicant: Mike Symoniec City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Committee Recommendation: Design the addition to have a shallower roof pitch; reduce the addition’s height as much as possible. Staff Recommendation: Retain existing siding on the east wall; consider the request. If the Commission decides to release the plans, staff recommends completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 4 C5

SB-2019-133028 – Discussion 414 E. 6th Street – Sixth Street National Register Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Install a cabinet sign. Applicant: Custom Signs and Consulting City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Deny the request.

Item 4 D1 (Part 1 of 2)

HDP-2019-0192 – Discussion 1805 E. 3rd Street Council District 3 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1911 house. Applicant: Rex Bowers City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Initiate historic zoning based on architecture and historical associations.

Item 4 D3

HDP-2019-0252 – Offered for consent approval 1408 E. Cesar Chavez Street Council District 3 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1910 house. Applicant: 900 Rio Properties City Staff: Kalan Contreras, Historic Preservation Office, 974-2727 Staff Recommendation: Encourage rehabilitation and adaptive re-use, then relocation over demolition, but release the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 4 D2

HDP-2019-0251 – Offered for consent approval 1410 E. Cesar Chavez Street Council District 3 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1909 house. Applicant: 900 Rio Properties City Staff: Kalan Contreras, Historic Preservation Office, 974-2727 Staff Recommendation: Encourage rehabilitation and adaptive re-use, then relocation over demolition, but release the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 4 D7

HDP-2019-0306 – Offered for consent approval 201 Leland Street Council District 9 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1935 house. Applicant: Celia Israel City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Release the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 4 D10

HDP-2019-0318 – Offered for consent approval 1216 E. 7th Street Council District 1 Proposal: Partial demolition of a ca. 1919 house to build a rear addition. Applicant: Art Ramirez City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Consider whether the house qualifies as a historic landmark and whether the proposed addition will foreclose the opportunity to designate this house in the future; if satisfied that the proposed addition will not adversely affect the historic character of the house, then release the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 5 B1 (Part 1 of 2)

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS Unnumbered 1711 E. Oltorf Street –Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Council District 3 City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Place the item on the July 22, 2019 agenda to consider initiating historic zoning.

Item 4 D1 (Part 2 of 2)

HDP-2019-0192 – Discussion 1805 E. 3rd Street Council District 3 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1911 house. Applicant: Rex Bowers City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Initiate historic zoning based on architecture and historical associations.

Item 5 B1 (Part 2 of 2)

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS Unnumbered 1711 E. Oltorf Street –Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Council District 3 City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Place the item on the July 22, 2019 agenda to consider initiating historic zoning.

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