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Reading of the Agenda

Call to Order

Consent Agenda

Consent Items: 2A, B2, C5, D2, D3, D6 - D9, 5B

Postponed Items

Postponed: D10

Withdrawn Items

Withdrawn: D11

Item 1 (Part 1 of 2)

CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first three speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address items not posted on the agenda.

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Item 1 Part (2 of 2)

CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first three speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address items not posted on the agenda.

Item 3

BRIEFINGS, DISCUSSION, AND POSSIBLE ACTION A. Heritage Grant Program By Melissa Alvarado, Economic Development Department

B. Royal Arch Masonic Lodge – proposal for high-rise addition By Brett Rohde, Emily Little, and Guy Dudley

Item 4 B1

C14H-2000-0002 – Discussion under the Briefings section of the agenda. 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: Consider the request and provide feedback to the applicant so they can strategize their plans.

Item 4 A1

Un-numbered – Prince of Peace Lutheran Church – Discussion 1711 E. Oltorf Street Council District 3 Applicant: Historic Landmark Commission City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Recommend historic zoning.

Item 4 C1

NRD-2019-0023 – Offered for consent approval 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: Comment on and release the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package, encouraging the applicant to implement Committee recommendations.

Item 4 C2

NRD-2019-0037 – Discussion 223 E 6th Street – Sixth Street National Register Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Construct a roof deck, add a window to the Sixth Street elevation, and widen a door at the San Jacinto elevation. Applicant: Darwin’s Pub City Staff: Kalan Contreras, Historic Preservation Office, 974-2727 Staff Recommendation: Comment on and release the permit, as the applicant has implemented Committee recommendations.

Item 4 C3

NRD-2019-0042 – Discussion 609 Davis Street – Rainey Street National Register Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Construct a 2-story commercial structure adjacent to an existing building. Applicant: Francisco Arredondo City Staff: Kalan Contreras, Historic Preservation Office, 974-2727 Staff Recommendation: Consider postponement to September 23, 2019 to allow the applicant to work with the Certificate of Appropriateness Committee. Otherwise, comment on and release the permit, encouraging the applicant to implement Committee recommendations.

Item 4 C4

NRD-2019-0043 – Discussion 2519 Hartford Road – Old West Austin National Register Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1941 contributing house. Applicant: Heart of Texas Demolition City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Encourage rehabilitation and adaptive re-use of the existing building, including consideration of a demolition delay, as the building is contributing to the historic district. If the Commission votes to approve the demolition permit, then staff recommends completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package. The demolition permit will not be released until the Commission has reviewed plans for new construction.

Item 4 D1

HDP-2019-0374 – Offered for Consent Approval 608 Park Place Council District 9 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1936 duplex. Applicant: Michael Hsu Office of Architecture City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Encourage rehabilitation and adaptive re-use, but release the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 4 D4

HDP-2019-0394 – Discussion 704 W. 22nd Street Council District 9 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1880 house. Applicant: Michael McHone City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Initiate historic zoning.

Item 4 D5

HDP-2019-0401 – Discussion 1705 Haskell Street Council District 3 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1946 house. Applicant: Cassidy Byers City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Initiate historic zoning if the Commission believes that the house meets the criteria for designation, particularly the criterion for architecture.

Item 4 E1

DBN-2015-0001 – Sebron Sneed House, 1801 Nelms Drive – Offered for consent approval to maintain the case on the agenda No new updates.

Item 5A

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

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