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Meeting Name: HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/13/2021 3:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 301-B
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201685 01.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for mothball status at 322 W. State Street, in the Old World Third Street Historic District, for Jake Dehne.

Minutes note: Mr. Tim Asking said this has been sitting around for a while. New aluminum single-pane windows were installed. They are currently proposing to put a wood storm over it. Staff recommends denial as no forward movement on an appropriate window. Jake Dehne - building owner - he wanted to preserve his building and put in the best windows he could. Replacing it with new windows would cost $25,000. Eric Folsom - company that installed the windows - what is in there is a high-efficient, vinyl clad window. The windows were merely replaced. Most manufacturers don't manufacture wood windows. Mr. Jarosz moved reject the current proposal, but extend the mothball for six months, seconded by Ms. Peltz.
PLACED ON FILEPass6:0 Action details Not available
210779 02.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting the appeal of the Certificate of Appropriateness for chimney reconstruction and dormer re-cladding at 2640 N. Lake Drive, in North Point North Historic District, for Russell and Dorothy Case.

Minutes note: Held as the applicant cannot be present.
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211060 03.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for enlarging the front porch to incorporate a balcony at 1825 N. 1st Street, in the Brewers Hill Historic District, for David & Stefanie Dugan.

Minutes note: Mr. Tim Askin said this is one of the oldest new-construction houses in Brewer's Hill, at roughly 1991. They propose the expand the front porch forward and to put a balcony on the second floor. The extension shouldn't have much impact as the two adjacent houses sit further forward on the lot. He recommends reviewing this under the new construction guidelines and as such, it's still an appropriate design for the neighborhood. Staff's only concern is a slightly different door for the balcony. Applicant is fine with any of the doors recommended by staff. Staff recommends granting. Grant, by Mr. Jarosz and staff work with applicant on final selection of shingles/spindles/colors/door, seconded by Ms. Pieper Eisenbrown.
ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Video Video
211053 04.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for a chain link fence at 2536 N. Sherman Boulevard, in the Sherman Boulevard Historic District, for Noel Coronel and Yolanda Marca-Coronel.

Minutes note: Mr. Tim Askin said that the chain link fence was constructed despite staff previously negotiating with the owner. The fence is on the north side in the back and is four feet high. Staff recommends denial.
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211054 05.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for alterations and repairs to the front porch steps at 2536 N. Sherman Boulevard, in the Sherman Boulevard Historic District, for Noel Coronel and Yolanda Marca-Coronel.

Minutes note: Mr. Tim Askin said he also previously negotiated with the owner and the application was incomplete and the applicant built it anyway.
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211063 06.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for a new storefront at 1023 W. Historic Mitchell Street, in the Mitchell Street Historic District, for Amrit Patel.

Minutes note: Ms. Carlen Hatala said the work was done with no COA or building permit. The owner sits on this historic Mitchell BID board and the building was built in 1941 and had a petite bulkhead. The upper left was not changed. The windows are small and now there is no bulkhead. Staff recommends the storefront be restored to its original appearance. Mr. Amrit Patel - owner - said the permits were supposed to be taken out by the contractor and his experience suffered 5 break-ins in two weeks.
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211139 07.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for amendments to the design of a previously approved new house at 116 W. Vine Street, in the Brewers Hill Historic District, for Michael Warecki.

Minutes note: Ms. Carlen Hatala said this matter went before the HPC before and there will be an intervening lot between the new house and the adjacent lot. Horizontal panels have been replaced with variegated stone, which appear similar to stone. The two sliders will become real French doors. The skylights have been removed. There is a proposed mudroom. Staff would like to see a more appropriate garage door for this period of house. Staff recommends granting, with conditions. Michael and Anna Warecki - owners - they have been working with Mr. Askin for six months. Applicant is willing to make the cladding vertical. Ald. Bauman feels that the foundation will be poured and a plain foundation is not very interesting. Staff didn't feel the layout of the stone was consistent with the neighborhood. Mr. Jarosz moved to approve based on staff recommendations . Staff is fine using the stone on the foundation, but not on the bay (can use horizontal clapboard or shingles on the bay). Will replace the vertical siding on the peak with horizontal siding or shingles. Ms. Pieper Eisenbrown seconded. The applicant will work with staff on a more historic garage door.
ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Video Video
211158 08.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for new garage doors at 3000 E Newberry Blvd, in the North Lake Drive Historic District, for David Karademas.

Minutes note: Ms. Jacqueline Drayer said the proposal is to replace the existing doors and staff recommends grant.
ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Video Video
211159 09.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for window replacement on the first floor, at 102 E Vine Street, in the Brewers Hill Historic District, for Molly and Ashley Booth. .

Minutes note: Ms. Drayer said this is involves work on a number of windows. Staff recommends approval with standard wood conditions. Molly Booth - owner
ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Video Video
211177 010.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting the appeal relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for retroactive approval of the painting of masonry at 2339 N. Sherman Boulevard, in the Sherman Boulevard Historic District, for Christie & David Melby-Gibbons.

Minutes note: Mr. Tim Askin said the stone trim was painted; owners content the material is concrete. This is a response to a citizen complaint filed in October. Every historic property owner was mailed a brochure in spring noting masonry can't be painted and the Sherman Park guidelines also prohibit this. Staff recommends denial. Christie Melby-Gibbons -- she thought only brick couldn't be painted; this was concrete. There are 14 other homes in a block north and a block south with steps, lintels, etc. painted. Give the applicant 9 months to remove the paint. Deny, by Mr. Jarosz with a 9-month mothball certificate to remove the paint, seconded by Ms. Peltz.
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211179 011.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for replacement of the rear porch at 2245 N. Lake Drive, in the North Point South Historic District, for Nicole Kauss and Christopher Kolenda.

Minutes note: Ms. Jacqueline Drayer said its proposed demo of a porch. Porch is not visible from the public way. Staff recommends approval with no garden lights and standard wood conditions. Nicole Kaufmann - owner
ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Video Video
211180 012.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for off-site use of stained glass windows from 790 N. Van Buren Street, the Wisconsin Consistory of the Scottish Rite Building, an individually designated historic property, for Saxony Capital.

Minutes note: Ms. Carlen Hatala said the plan is to convert the building into apartments. Staff recommends denial. Ald. Bauman said he was contacted by the Scottish Rite folks in Sheboygan. Architect is not challenging the denial. Staff would like to have a plan submitted for dealing with the windows. The COA provided no details. Ald. Bauman is happy anyone even wants these windows. Ald. Bauman has a contact in Sheboygan.
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211090 013.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for repairs to the sidewalk vault and replacement of the vault doors on the S. 11th Street side of the property at 1039 W. Historic Mitchell Street, in the Mitchell Street Historic District, for First Federal Bank.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Video Video
211115 014.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for replacement of rooftop HVAC equipment on the property at 1039 W. Historic Mitchell Street, in the Mitchell Street Historic District, for First Federal Bank.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211117 015.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for a projecting sign at 2574 N. Downer Avenue, in the Downer Avenue Commercial Historic District, for Manpower.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211138 016.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for repaving the front walkway and reconstructing the square wooden columns on the front porch at 3014 W. McKinley Boulevard, in the Cold Spring Park Historic District, for Don Pannell.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211140 017.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for fa├žade and structural repairs at 1000 W. Historic Mitchell Street, in the Mitchell Street Historic District, for William K. Langfan Revocable Trust.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211142 018.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for roof replacement at 3047 N. Sherman Boulevard, in the Sherman Boulevard Historic District, for Lakeia Jones and Travis Spell.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211160 019.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for a new air conditioner, at 839 29th Street, in the Concordia Historic District, for Eric Fescenmeyer.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211206 020.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for retroactive approval of an awning sign and removal of previous awning signs at 771 - 773 N. Jefferson Street, in the Jefferson Street, for Fox Properties.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211237 021.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for foundation excavation, basement window replacement, and other work at 2605 N. Summit Avenue, in the North Point North Historic District, for James Stearns.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211253 022.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for a wooden fence at 2670 N. Grant Boulevard, in the Grant Boulevard Historic District, for Brenda Jackson.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211272 023.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for removal of a front yard tree at 3244 W McKinley Boulevard, in the Cold Spring Park Historic District, for Kandie Smith.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211274 024.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for a kitchen remodel and restoration of windows at 2652 N Lake Drive, in the North Point North Historic District, for Mark Foley and Gretchen Farrar-FoleyADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
211275 025.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for repointing the building at 701 W. Historic Mitchell Street, excluding any new or replacement brick, in the Mitchell Street Historic District, for Ashraf Patel.ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
   26. Review and approval of the minutes from the November 1st meeting.

Minutes note: Mr. Jarosz moved, seconded by Ms. Pieper Eisenbrown, for approval of the minutes. There were no objections.
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     Update from staff on the following file:    Not available
210532 027.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for masonry repairs at 701 W. Historic Mitchell Street, in the Mitchell Street Historic District, for Ashraf Patel.

Minutes note: Mr. Askin approved tuck pointing of the surviving brick.
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   28. Updates and announcements.

Minutes note: Ms. Hatala has returned to work. Meeting adjourned: 4:32 p.m. Linda M. Elmer Staff Assistant This meeting can be viewed in its entirety through the City's Legislative Research Center at http://milwaukee.legistar.com/calendar.
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