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Call to Order & Reading of the Agenda

The meeting is called to order and the Agenda is read

Consent Agenda

Consent Items: II,B1,B4,B5,C1,C2,C3,D1,D2,D3,D4,D5

Postponements: A1,B2,D6

Item A2

Sellstrom House 2617 Pecos Street Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1961 house. Applicant: Ross Rathgeber, Southwest Destructors City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Recommend historic zoning.

Item B3

LHD-2012-0031 – Hyde Park Local Historic District 4406 Avenue F Proposal: Demolish a c. 1945 contributing house. Applicant: Janell Ross, Estate of John David Peck City Staff: Alyson McGee, Historic Preservation Office, 974-7801 Committee Recommendation: Not presented to Committee. Staff Recommendation: Approved the Certificate of Appropriateness; however delay release of the demolition permit until a Certificate of Appropriateness is approved for a replacement building.

Item B4

LHD-2012-0032 – Hyde Park Local Historic District 4104 Duval Street Proposal: Demolish a c. 1927 non-contributing house and construct a new duplex residence. Applicant: Jeff Bridgewater City Staff: Alyson McGee, Historic Preservation Office, 974-7801 Committee Recommendation: Corner boards should be installed prior to horizontal siding. Prefer painted wood windows to clad. Second story roof should be true hipped form. Show more traditional landscaping on renderings. Staff Recommendation: Approve as presented.

Item B5

LHD-2012-0034 – Hyde Park Local Historic District Sign Toppers Proposal: Install signs identifying local historic district above existing street signs. Applicant: Alyson McGee, Historic Preservation Office City Staff: Alyson McGee, Historic Preservation Office, 974-7801 Committee Recommendation: Design should be consistent in all districts. Prefer design that is integrated into existing blade signs or that is parallel to the top blade sign. Suggest inclusion of interpretative signage at “gateways” as well. Staff should convene a meeting with representatives of other LHDs and neighborhoods pursuing LHDs to get feedback from those stakeholders. Staff Recommendation: Approve design without the dates indicating the establishment of either the neighborhood or local historic district and install signs parallel to the top street sign blade.

Item B6

C14H-1980-0027 – Gilfillan House 603 W. 8th Street Proposal: Remove the lower retaining walls on both 8th and Nueces Streets for the construction of a sidewalk. Applicant: City of Austin City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Committee Recommendation: Not reviewed. Staff Recommendation: Retain the retaining walls to the greatest extent possible. The retaining walls are in the right-of-way.

Item C1

NRD-2012-0118 3309 Glenview Avenue (Old West Austin)Proposal: Construct a second story addition and remodel the façade on a c. 1941 non-contributing residence. Applicant: Kevin and Pamela White, owners City Staff: Alyson McGee, Historic Preservation Office, 974-7801 Staff Recommendation: Release the permit but recommend the applicant consider a design that is more compatible with the neighborhood.

Item C2

NRD-2012-0120 3004 Funston Street (Old West Austin) Proposal: Demolish c. 1949 non-contributing house. Applicant: William Matern, owner City Staff: Alyson McGee, Historic Preservation Office, 974-7801 Staff Recommendation: Recommend the applicant reconsider demolition; however release the permit after review of new construction plans and submittal 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.

Item C3

NRD-2012-0123 3308 Jefferson Street (Old West Austin) Proposal: Construct a new house. Applicant: Ken Johnson, Clayton Little Architects City Staff: Alyson McGee, Historic Preservation Office, 974-7801 Staff Recommendation: Release the building permit with the recommendation that the applicant consider a design more compatible with the architectural character of the neighborhood, and eliminate the paved driveway in the front yard.

Item D2

HDP-2012-0344 2004 Alta Vista Avenue Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1936 house. Applicant: John R. Nelson City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Release the demolition 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.

Items VI & Adjournment

NEW BUSINESS A. Items from Commission

B. Items from Staff

1. Discussion and possible action on nomination of Historic Landmark Commission Officers for the November 2012-October 2013 term.

2. Code revisions to Rainey Street Subdistrict Regulations (25-2-739).

ADJOURNMENT
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