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PALO ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD:
2013 On-Demand Webcast Archives





August 1st, 2013

A. ROLL CALL/CONSENT CALENDAR

Consent Calendar:
1. 211 Quarry Road [12PLN-00350]:Request by Rachel de Guzman, on behalf of the Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University, for Architectural Review, with Sign Exceptions, of two directional signs, one monument sign and one projecting wall sign for the Hoover Pavilion medical building at the Stanford Medical Center. Zone District: Hospital District (HD). Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the provisions of CEQA, 15301 (Existing Facilities) upon the determination that the project complies with the Secretary’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

2. 215 Quarry Road [13PLN-00202]:Request by Rachel de Guzman, on behalf of the Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University, for Architectural Review, with Sign Exceptions, for two projecting wall signs for a parking garage at the Stanford Medical Center. Zone District: Hospital District (HD). Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the provisions of CEQA, 15301 (Existing Facilities).


B. CONTINUED BUSINESS: MAJOR REVIEWS

3. 405 Curtner Avenue [13PLN-00098]: Request by Salvatore Caruso on behalf of Zhen Zhen Li for Architectural Review of a new 7,425 sq. ft., three-story building with six residential condominium units on a vacant, 12,375 sq. ft. site. Zone District: Residential Multiple-Family (RM-30). Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15303.


C. CONTINUED BUSINESS: MAJOR REVIEWS

4. 711 El Camino Real [13PLN-00017]: Request by HKS on behalf of Pacific Hotel Management LLC for Architectural Review of the demolition of a 3,200 sq.ft. commercial building and construction of a new 4-story, 22,957 sq.ft. hotel with 23 guest units, including one level partially submerged parking facility, on a 0.26 acre site. Zone District: Service Commercial (CS). Environmental Assessment: A draft Initial Study and Negative Declaration have been prepared and the public comment period is April 26, 2013 to May 26, 2013.


D. NEW BUSINESS: MAJOR REVIEWS

5. 611 Cowper Street [13PLN-00259]: Request by Ken Hayes of The Hayes Group for Architectural Review to allow the demolition of two buildings (2,208 sq.ft. plus 6,053 sq.ft.) and construction of a new 34,703 sq.ft., four-story, mixed used building (three floors commercial and one floor residential) with below grade parking facilities on a 13,992 sq.ft. site. Zone District: Downtown Commercial Community with Pedestrian Combining District (CD-C(P)). Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15332.


E. NEW BUSINESS: MAJOR REVIEWS

6. 3159 El Camino Real [13PLN-00040]: Request by FGY Architects on behalf of Portage Avenue Portfolio, LLC for Site and Design Review of the demolition of x sq.ft. a new 74,122 square foot four-story mixed use project with 48 residential units. The proposal also includes Design Enhancement Exceptions for height, and build to lines as well as a Conditional Use Permit for the parcel to exceed the 5,000 square foot limit for office space. Environmental Assessment: A Mitigated Negative Declaration has been prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Zone district: Service Commercial (CS).


F. STUDY SESSION/BOARD MEMBER BUSINESS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS FROM OFFICIALS/ADJOURNMENT

Study Session:
7. 250 Hamilton Avenue: Palo Alto City Hall: Request by Phil Ciralsky of the City of Palo Alto Public Works Engineering for study session review of new exterior signage for City Hall located at 250 Hamilton Avenue. Zone District: PF



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