Historic Resources Board


August 6th 2014

Call to Order


Roll Call: Chair Roger Kohler, Vice‐chair Michael Makinen, Board Members Martin Bernstein,David Bower, Patricia DiCicco, Beth Bunnenberg, Margaret Wimmer

Staff: Steven Turner, Advance Planning Manager; Diana Tamale, Administrative Associate

Oral Communications

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

Minutes Approval: None.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1. 221 Kingsley Avenue (the Fowler Mansion) [14PLN‐00182]: Request by Max Keech on behalf of John H and Sybille A Pfluke Trustee for Historic Resources Board Review for proposed modifications to a brown‐shingle Colonial Revival residence designated to the Historic Inventory in Category 2 and located in the Professorville National Register Historic District. The project would include relocation of the house on the site closer to Ramona Street and reorientation of the house so that the front entry would face Ramona Street rather than Kingsley Avenue. The project would also include a single‐ story 700 square‐foot addition at the rear of the house, and a new foundation and basement. Environmental Assessment: Categorically Exempt from the provisions of CEQA, Section 15331. Zone District: R‐1.

 

2. 456 University Avenue (the Varsity Theater) [14PLN‐00226]: Request by Sanjay Shirole on behalf of Palo Alto Theater Corporation for Historic Resources Board review of exterior and interior modifications to the existing building for a proposed eating anddrinking/personal service/retail establishment, in a manner that would retain the character defining features of the building. Exterior modifications include placement of non‐structural café‐style seating, café equipment, lighting in the courtyard, replacement building entry doors and other minor alterations. Environmental Assessment: Categorically Exempt from the provisions of CEQA, Section 15331. Zone District: CD‐ C(GF)(P)

Board/Staff Announcements, Updates, Reports, and Comments

Adjournment

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