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Meeting Name: HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/11/2022 3:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 301-B
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: PowerPoint, St. Mark's Church Presentation
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   1. Discussion with the City Attorney's Office relating to a recent court decision relating to regulation of state buildings.

Minutes note: Meeting convened: 3:03 P.M. Alexander Carson - City Attorney's Office. Reschedule for closed session for August 1st to provide legal counsel.
    Roll call Not available
220279 02.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for the demolition of the existing parish hall, the construction of a new parish hall and the construction of a new four story apartment building at 2618 N. Hackett Ave., in the Downer Avenue Commercial Historic District, for St. Mark’s Church.

Minutes note: Michael DeMichele - 2924 N. Shepard Ave - presenting the project Jim Shields - architect Ms. Carlen Hatala said there are 3 parts to this application - to demolish the parish hall, the new and smaller parish hall and a new 5-story apartment building on vacant land. It's unclear how the roof top structure is designed. Staff has recommendations in the staff report and does not object to the parish hall demolition. Staff recommends construction of a new parish hall and apartment building as they both meet the criteria for new construction. HPC only considers siting, scale, materials and form. Supporters: Tom Lacey - 2929 N. Shepard Ave. - member of St. Mark's parish Brooke Frizzell - rep. of St. Mark's Church Catherine Katter - 2231 N. 59th St. - member of St. Mark's parish Vincent Katter - 2231 N. 59th St. - member of St. Mark's parish John Johnson -2455 N. 58th St. - member of St. Mark's parish Kyle Potter - 2540 N. Murray - member of St. Mark's parish Jonathan Brostoff - 3000 N. Stowell Sarah Marie Treed - 2706 E. Newberry Ave. Opposed: Deborah Bylan - 2643 N. Hackett Ave. Philip Blenski - 2633 N. Hackett Ave. Kay Wosewick - 2633 N. Hackett Ave. Larraine McNamara-McGraw - 2633 N. Hackett Ave. Grant for demolition and conceptual approval of the parish hall and approval of the COA for apartment building. Commission would like to see more detail on the parish hall and developer will work with staff on the apartment building. Mr. Jarosz moved for demolition of the parish hall, seconded by Bauman. There were no objections. Mr. Jarosz moved for approval of the apartment with follow-up to work with staff, seconded by Bauman. There were no objections. Mr. Jarosz moved for more details on the new parish hall and that will be scheduled as a separate item. Seconded by Bauman. There were no objections.
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220163 03.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for a rear yard pergola at 3075 N. Lake Drive, in the North Lake Drive Historic District, for Chana Friedman and Hillel High, LLC.

Minutes note: There is a question about the scale of the project, which is 19 by 25. A revised plan will be submitted. This will be scheduled for the next meeting.
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220164 04.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for a rear yard pergola at 2623 N. Lake Drive, in the North Point North Historic District, for Nick and Katherine Gerrits.

Minutes note: Ms. Hatala said all of the borders will be actual brick and the pergola is 18 by 11 feet 6". Staff recommends approval.
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220234 05.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for the rebuilding of the chimney and porch at 2914 W. McKinley Boulevard in the Cold Spring Park District for Kevin Schwerdtfeger.

Minutes note: Ms. Hatala said this house has butter joints (thinner joints and more expensive as use more brick). All the work will be done the first-floor porch. The porch is in pretty dire straits. Paul Green - Cream City Masonry - architect - will salvage as much brick as possible. Kevin Schwerdtfeger - owner They will submit a mortar sample prior to beginning work.
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220236 06.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for the replacement of columns and other repair work on the front portico at 2125 N. Lake Dr. in the North Point South Historic District, for Matthew Helmerich and Jeffrey Harwell.

Minutes note: Ms Drayer said staff recommends approval with conditions. Mr. Jarosz asked the applicants to notify staff once who they hire a contractor to do the work.
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220239 07.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for retroactive approval of major landscape changes to 2112 N. Lake Dr. in the North Point South Historic District for Rebecca Osborn and Matthew Hetzel.

Minutes note: Ms. Hatala said the work in progress was reported to staff; no COA had been applied for. The new landscaping follows the form of the former landscaping, in general. Limestone was denied in other applications, used manufactured stone for a patio and railroad ties in other locations. They changed the front walkway and used limestone for that. Staff recommends denial of the use of manufactured stone. The front lawn should retain its gentle slope. The blue stone used for the front steps is appropriate. Staff recommends swapping out the manufactured stone (summit stone) for lannon stone. Staff recommends denying the manufactured stone and use a natural stone in its place and retain the gentle slope of the front lawn.
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220269 08.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for the demolition of the existing garage and the construction of a new garage at 3001 W. McKinley Boulevard in the Cold Spring Park Historic District, for Brian and Donna Kenner.

Minutes note: Ms. Hatala said this is a corner lot and is a very visible property. The current garage was made to look like rusticated stone and was built in 1912. The garage was built in a high-style manner. There is one area of damage. Staff recommends denial due to the high quality of the garage in architectural terms. Brian Kenner - owner - it's a one-car garage with some damage and they have to park in the driveway. They have had a number of burglaries in the neighborhood. He wants to build a two-car garage, like the neighbors have. Roy Averill - American Garage Builders -3 out of 35 garages have this brick and all of those are delapidated. He wants to coordinate the house and garage colors.
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220283 09.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for building a rooftop deck on the garage and building an adjacent raised deck in the rear yard of 2237 N. Lake Dr. in the North Point South Historic District, for Ben Sadek.

Minutes note: Mr. Tim Askin said a garage was approved in 2021 and was built. They are proposing a rooftop deck and an additional attached raised deck. The deck addition turns the garage into a larger structure that exceed the width of the house and covers much more of the property with a structure. The deck is a simple block with no details. Staff is concerned about the lighting and the materials of the retractable screens. They are 100 square feet over the lot coverage for the zoning district. Staff recommends holding since he has never seen the amended drawings. Ben Sadek - the proposed structure is to cover an approved swim spot. The stairs will now be spiral. Tim - Excel Decking - the hot tub was approved by the city and the structure was built around it. The retractable screens have been eliminated and they added design elements.
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220298 010.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for rebuilding a gable, masonry repointing and repair of clay tile roof at 1630 E. Royall Place, the Charles Allis Museum, an individually designated historic property, for Milwaukee County.

Minutes note: Ms. Drayer said there is proposed masonry on the gable parapets and masonry cleaning and repair as well as flashing and tiles. The brick is Ohio brick trimmed with Lake Superior sandstone and preservation of the existing brick is important. Staff recommends granting with conditions. Dave Weir - architect - it needs extensive repair. Mark Knapp - Quorum Architects Julie Baston - Milwaukee County project manager - requested $1 million Grant with the standard conditions in the report.
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220301 011.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for the review of Phase Two of the construction of outbuildings and additional landscaping at 3319 N. Lake Dr., in the Lake Drive Estates Historic District, for Chris and Jennifer Abele.

Minutes note: Ms. Hatala said the pool enclosure, landscaping and lighting are included as part of this application. They worked with the architect on the glass roof slope which mimics the roof of the former conservatory. The landscaping will include trees around the pool house. There are 11 different lighting fixtures, which are contained on the grounds. There will be a hedge around the pool to give it a sense of base without obscuring the glass. Nick Carnahan - architect Richard Donner - atty. for Suzanne Hupy - she owns the property on the northern boundary Mr. Jarosz moved to grant, seconded by Ms. Peltz.
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     The following files represent staff approved Certificates of Appropriateness:    Not available
220221 012.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for changing the style of a previously approved fence at 2205 N. Lake Drive, in the North Point South Historic District, Eric Wagner.ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220232 013.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for the repointing of the chimney at 2025 N. Lake Dr. in the North Point South Historic District for Stephan SchnitzelADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220240 014.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for the repair of porch columns at 2717 E. Belleview, in the North Point North Historic District, for Thomas Maloney.ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220242 015.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for rebuilding concrete steps at N. 2857-2859 N. Sherman Blvd., in the Sherman Boulevard Historic District, for Jesse LeeADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220336 016.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for the replacement of old security doors with new ones at 2811-2813 N. Sherman Boulevard, in the Sherman Boulevard Historic District, for Lynda Tucker.ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220337 017.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for replacement of damaged shingle roof with asphalt Atlas Roofing Pinnacle Pristine Architectural Shingles in Pristine Hickory at 2712 E Bradford Avenue, in the North Point North Historic District, for The Marjorie Reiley Maguire Living Trust (Trustee: Marjorie Reiley Maguire).ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220338 018.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for frosted window glass on the lower level of the north and east elevations of 918 Vel. R Phillips Ave, in the Milwaukee Journal Complex, for Seeds of Health.ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220353 019.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for miscellaneous repairs at 2925 W State Street, in the Concordia Historic District, for Greater Utopian Pentecostal Church.ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220354 020.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for roof replacement at 3011 W State Street, in the Concordia Historic District, for Andrew Larsen and Jason Tetzlaff.ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220375 021.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for replacing an existing casement window with a new larger one in the kitchen at 2623 N. Terrace Ave., in the North Point North Historic District, for Robert and Gabrielle Davidson.ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220376 022.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for roof replacement at 2712 E Bradford Avenue, in the North Point North Historic District, for The Marjorie Reiley Maguire Living Trust (Trustee: Marjorie Reiley Maguire).ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220411 023.ResolutionResolution relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for frosted and clear window glass at 918 Vel. R Phillips Ave, in the Milwaukee Journal Complex, for Seeds of Health.ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
   24. Review and approval of the minutes from the June 6th meeting.

Minutes note: Mr. Jarosz moved, seconded by Ms. Pieper Eisenbrown, for approval of the minutes. There were no objections.
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   25. Updates and announcements.

Minutes note: Mr. Griffin has filed an appeal of his denial. Meeting adjourned: 7:02 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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