Architectural Review Board


March 3rd, 2016

 

Call to Order

Roll Call

Oral Communications

Agenda Changes, Additions, and Deletions

New Business

1. 2515-2585 El Camino Real [15PLN-00170]Request by the Hayes Group Architects on Behalf of ECRPA, LLC for Site and Design Review to Allow a New 39,858 Square Foot, 3-Story Mixed Use Building Including Retail, Office, 13 Residential Condominium Units and One Level of Underground Parking on a 39,638 square foot Lot to Replace a 9,694 Square Foot Existing Restaurant (Olive Garden). The Project Includes a Request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to Exceed the 5,000 Square Foot Office for the Site by Approximately 4,835 Square Feet. Environmental Assessment: An Initial Study was drafted and Mitigated Negative Declaration was circulated on January 19, 2016. Zoning Districts: CC (2) and CN. For more information, contact Margaret Netto @ Margaret.netto@cityofpaloalto.org

 

 

Approval of Minutes 

  • January 21, 2016
  • February 18, 2016

 

 

2. 744-750 San Antonio Road [15PLN-00314]Request for a Community Scoping Meeting to take verbal comments regarding the scope and content of the forthcoming Draft EIR. The proposed discretionary Architectural Review application is for a request by Rashik Patel on behalf of M10 Dev, LLC for Architectural Review of a lot merger, architectural review, demolition of existing structures and construction of two new hotel buildings (297 rooms in 153,580 square feet). The project includes surface parking and an underground garage, hotel amenities and other minor site improvements. Environmental Assessment: An Environmental Impact Report will be prepared. Zoning District: Service Commercial CS. For more information, contact Sheldon A. Sing @ sheldon@mplanninggroup.com

 

 

1. 2515-2585 El Camino Real [15PLN-00170]Request by the Hayes Group Architects on Behalf of ECRPA, LLC for Site and Design Review to Allow a New 39,858 Square Foot, 3-Story Mixed Use Building Including Retail, Office, 13 Residential Condominium Units and One Level of Underground Parking on a 39,638 square foot Lot to Replace a 9,694 Square Foot Existing Restaurant (Olive Garden). The Project Includes a Request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to Exceed the 5,000 Square Foot Office for the Site by Approximately 4,835 Square Feet. Environmental Assessment: An Initial Study was drafted and Mitigated Negative Declaration was circulated on January 19, 2016. Zoning Districts: CC (2) and CN. For more information, contact Margaret Netto @ Margaret.netto@cityofpaloalto.org

 

 

3. 355 University Avenue [15PLN-00237]Request by Terrence Murphey of Hayes Group Architects, on behalf of Palo Alto Masonic Temple Association, for Architectural Review, Historic Review, Sign Exception, and Seismic Rehabilitation Floor Area Bonus for new facades and signage on University Avenue and Florence Street, new ground floor parking accessed from the adjacent public alley, new second story with outdoor rooftop display area, and interior modifications. )). Environmental Assessment: Categorically exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guideline Section 15301 Existing Facilities, Section 15304 Minor Alterations to Land, and Section 15311 Accessory Structures. Zoning District: Downtown Commercial  (CD-C(GF)(P). For more information, contact Rebecca Atkinson @ rebecca.atkinson@cityofpaloalto.org

City Official Reports

  1. Future Tentative Agenda Schedule & Subcommittee Assignments
  2. List of Staff Approved (Minor) Architectural Reviews

Board Member Questions, Comments or Announcements

Adjournment

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