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File #: 050249    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/14/2005 In control: ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 7/6/2005
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution designating the Railroad Swing Bridge No. 1556, at the Milwaukee River at North Jefferson Street, as an Historic Structure. (Historic Preservation Commission)
Sponsors: ALD. BAUMAN
Indexes: BRIDGES, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, HISTORIC STRUCTURE
Attachments: 1. Study Report.pdf, 2. Fiscal Note.pdf
Number
050249
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference
 
Sponsor
ALD. BAUMAN
Title
Resolution designating the Railroad Swing Bridge No. 1556, at the Milwaukee River at North Jefferson Street, as an Historic Structure. (Historic Preservation Commission)
Analysis
This resolution designates the Railroad Swing Bridge No. 1556, at the Milwaukee River at North Jefferson Street.
Body
Whereas, The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Ordinance, Section 308-81 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances, as amended, provides that Historic Sites, Structures and Districts may be designated by the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee upon the recommendation of the Historic Preservation Commission; and
 
Whereas, The Historic Preservation Commission recommends that the Railroad Swing Bridge No. 1556, at the Milwaukee River at North Jefferson Street, be designated as an Historic Structure; and
 
Whereas, This structure possesses integrity of location, design, setting, materials, workmanship and association and fulfills the following criterion set forth in Section 308-81(2)(e):
 
e-5. Its embodiment of the distiguishing characteristics of an architectural type or specimen.
 
e-9. Its unique location as a singular physical characteristic, which represents an established and familiar visual feature of a neighborhood, community or the City of Milwaukee; now, therefore, be it
 
Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Railroad Swing Bridge No. 1556, at the Milwaukee River at North Jefferson Street, and further described as follows:
 
Spanning the Milwaukee River at North Jefferson Street in the NW 1/4 SEC 33-7-22
 
be designated as a Milwaukee Historic Structure. The Preservation Guidelines pursuant to the Historic Designation Study Report, a copy of which is attached to this Common Council File, shall apply to this structure and are adopted by the Common Council as part of this resolution.
Drafter
DCD:PJ:cih
06/14/05/A