Meeting Announcement and Agenda
Date: Thursday, October 2, 2008
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Ave
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) packet is available for review at the Berkeley Main Public Library at 2090 Kittredge Street and at the Permit Service Center at 2120 Milvia Street.
This meeting is being held in a wheelchair accessible location.
To request a disability-related accommodation(s) to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact the Disability Services Specialist at (510) 981-6346 (V) or (510) 981-7075 (TDD) at least three business days before the meeting date.
Contact person: Terry Blount, AICP, Landmarks Preservation Commission Secretary, (510) 981-7429.
Initiation of Landmark or Structure of Merit designation lies within the range of action to be considered on each structure or property appearing at any place on the agenda.
Due to the length of the LPC agenda, a Consent Calendar may be used to approve certain applications and actions at one time. The Consent Calendar may include:
- Routine business such as approval of minutes and items proposed for continuance.
- Public hearings on structural alteration permits that are apparently non-controversial, on which no adverse comment has been received, and for which no speaker cards have been turned in and no persons wishing to speak are present.
The Commission may place items on the Consent Calendar during Agenda Changes. Anyone present who wishes to speak on an item should raise his or her hand at that time and advise the Chairperson, and the item will be pulled. Any applicant, member of the audience, or Landmarks Preservation Commissioner may require that an item not be placed on the Consent Calendar to allow for discussion and testimony (if currently posted for public hearing).
Please refrain from wearing scented products to this meeting.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission consists of nine members appointed by the City Council: Patricia Cruse, Berry Gardner, Robert Johnson, Miriam Ng, Carrie Olson, Fran Packard, Gary Parsons (Vice Chair), Anne Wagley, and Steven Winkel (Chair).
Please submit written comments in advance of the meeting to the greatest extent possible so that comments can be distributed to the Commissioners in the agenda packet. Commissioners do not have an opportunity to read materials handed out at the meeting. Please submit any material for distribution to the LPC Secretary by Wednesday the week prior to the meeting.
1. ROLL CALL
2. PUBLIC COMMENT (Limit: 3 minutes per person; 5 minutes per organization)
3. AGENDA CHANGES
A. CONSENT CALENDAR (LPC consideration of routine or non-controversial projects)
4. PROJECT PREVIEW
A. 740 Heinz Avenue, The Copra Warehouse (Durkee Famous Foods)**
Presentation of a revised preliminary proposal to demolish a City of Berkeley Landmark and construct a four-story, 88,184 square-foot research and laboratory building in its place.
5. ACTION ITEMS
A.1770-1790A Highland Place, The Charles Keeler House, Mills Act Contracts**
· Status: Applications to establish Mills Act Contracts between the City of Berkeley and the property owners of a City Landmark.
· Staff recommendation: Recommend to the City Council approval of the Mills Act Contracts for the property.
B.2600 Durant Avenue, The Durant Hotel, Mills Act Contract**
· Status: Application to establish a Mills Act Contract between the City of Berkeley and the property owner of a City Structure of Merit.
· Staff recommendation: Recommend to the City Council approval of the Mills Act Contract for the property.
C. Approve minutes from September 4, 2008 meeting.**
6. DISCUSSION ITEMS
A. Draft letter from the LPC to the City Council regarding funding to complete the Downtown Historic Resources Survey.
B. Chair Report.
C. Staff Report.
D.Opportunity for Commissioner comment on status of projects for which the LPC has established a subcommittee or liaison (Note: Site will come off the subcommittee list upon approval of a Certificate of Occupancy).**7. OTHER MATTERS
Commissioners may comment on other matters and ask for additional discussion to be scheduled on a future agenda (per the Brown Act, no deliberation or final LPC action may be taken).
8. COMMISSION INFORMATION
A.Notice of Decision (NOD) for 2232-34 Haste Street: Landmark Designation.**
9. POTENTIAL INITIATIONS (Commissioner Initials and Date Added)
Staff recomends that any potential initiation over one year old be removed from this list because of an apparent lack of interest or urgency. Any address so removed could be added to this list at a later date if necessary.
A. Berkeley Pier and Waterfront (7/13/98)
B. 2020-2026 Addison Street - Stadium Garage (11/2/98)
C. 2237 Shattuck Avenue (11/2/98)
D. 2522 Warring Street (11/2/98)
E. 2523 Piedmont Avenue (11/2/98)
F. 2725 Dwight Way (1/4/99)
G. 2016 Seventh Street (1/4/99)
H. 2539 Fulton Street (1/4/99)
I. 2362 Bancroft Way-Trinity United Methodist Church (3/1/99)
J. 2505 Dwight Way (LE 6/7/99)
K. 2510 Durant Avenue - Store, Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr., Architect (LE 6/7/99)
L. 2600 Haste Street - Vedanta Society Church, Gutterson, Architect (LE 6/7/99)
M. 2601 Durant Avenue - Christian Science Society of UC, Gutterson, Architect (LE 6/7/99)
N. 2647 Durant Avenue (LE 6/7/99)
O. 1201 6th Street- Arcieri Dairy (LE 7/12/99)
P. Berkeley High School, Building C, 1920; W. C. Hayes (LE 9/13/99)
Q. Upland Path (RK 1/3/00)
R. John Galen Howard Power Station, UC Campus (CO 4/3/00)
S. McCauley Foundry at Carleton and 7th Streets (4/3/00)
T. UC Storage Station, James Plachek, Architect (4/3/00)
U. “Kittredge Street Historic District" - 2124 Kittredge Street (Elder House and storefront), 2138 Kittredge (Fitzpatrick House and storefront), and 2117 Kittredge Street (A.H. Broad House and storefront) (JK 11/5/2001)
V. 2800 Block of Staten Street (LE 3/4/02)
W. 935 Grayson Street (7/1/02)
X. 2132 Haste Street (LE 9/4/02)
Y. 962, 964, 966, 968 & 970 Euclid Avenue (JK 10/1/04)
Z. 2046 Vine Street/1500 Shattuck Avenue (RJ 5-19-05)
AA. 2500 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley Bank of Savings and Trust Co., 1923, Louis M. Upton (JK 11/23/05)
BB. 3200 Adeline Street (LE 8-3-06)
CC. 1915 Addison Street (JK 8-3-06)
DD. 2525-29 Telegraph Avenue (LE 10-5-06)
EE. 2611 Parker Street, Evelyn Ratcliff House
FF. 2212 Fifth Street, Charles Spear House
GG. 1842-1878 Euclid Avenue (CO 9-14-07)
HH. Berkeley High School Campus Historic District (SW 1/3/08)
10. LIST OF PERMIT SITES WHICH MAY BE INITIATED BY THE LPC, PROVIDED AS PART OF THE LPC AGENDA IN COMPLIANCE WITH BMC SECTION 23B.24.030.B
For each property below, there is a pending application for a Use Permit with Public Hearing, an Administrative Use Permit, or a Variance currently under review. The list below is limited to the addresses only. Properties in bold have been added to the list since the last LPC meeting. For additional information about applications, please contact the Planning and Development Department, 981-7410.
PERMIT STREET ADDRESS PERMIT STREET ADDRESS PERMIT STREET ADDRESS
AUP 3004 ACTON UP 740 HEINZ AVE UP 3126 SHATTUCK
UP 651 ADDISON AUP 457 KENTUCKY AUP 1760 SOLANO AVE
AUP 1709 ADDISON AUP 1144 KEY ROUTE UP 1820 SOLANO AVE
2116 ALLSTON WAY AUP 1666 LEROY UP 1861 SOLANO AVE
UP 1200 ASHBY AVE AUP 1505 MCGEE AVENUE AUP 1768 SONOMA
AUP 1537 ASHBY AVE AUP 1739 MCGEE AVENUE AUP 925 SPRUCE ST
AUP 1541 BANCROFT WAY AUP 634 NEILSON AUP 1527-29 SPRUCE ST
AUP 1524 BONITA UP 1923 NINTH AUP 1082 STERLING
UP 29 BONNIE LANE UP 2125 NINTH AUP 2327 STUART
UP 2307-09 CALIFORNIA UP 2421 NINTH MODAUP 1498 SUMMIT ROAD
AUP 1129 CARLETON AUP 1312 ORDWAY ST AUP 54 SUNSET LANE
AUP 919 CHANNING MODUP 1301 OXFORD AUP 35 TAMALPAIS
AUP 778 CONTRA COSTA AUP 1001 PAGE UP 3001 TELEGRAPH
UP 524 CRAGMONT AUP 1439 PARKER AUP 1198 TENTH
UP 840 DELAWARE ST UP 2089 ROSE STREET UP 1326 TENTH
AUP 1130 DELAWARE ST UP 1911 RUSSELL UP 1639 TENTH
MODAUP 1187 DELAWARE ST UP 2436 SACRAMENTO UP 2514 TENTH
UP 2343 DWIGHT WAY UP 3231 SACRAMENTO UP 530 THE ALAMEDA
UP 2506 DWIGHT WAY UP 1960 SAN ANTONIO AUP 3045 TREMONT
AUP 907 EUCLID AUP 1469 SAN PABLO UP 1398 UNIVERSITY
AUP 1429 EUCLID AUP 731 SANTA BARBARA AUP 2124 VINE
AUP 2332 FIFTH MODUP 1513 SHATTUCK UP 2573 VIRGINIA
UP 1612-14 FRANCISCO UP 1540 SHATTUCK AUP 1326 WALNUT
UP 1302 GILMAN AUP 1620 SHATTUCK UP 1600 WARD
UP 2810-12 GRANT UP 1625 SHATTUCK UP 656 WOODMONT
AUP 2232 HASTE AUP 1730 SHATTUCK UP 2022 WOOLSEY
UP 2501 HASTE UP 1908 SHATTUCK
AUP 1940 HEARST AVE MODUP 2181 SHATTUCK
Room reservation expires at midnight. The Senior Center employee who monitors the center must be able to close the building by midnight at the latest. In order to comply with this standard, the meeting must adjourn by 11:45 p.m. to provide time to return the furniture to its original location, pack up meeting materials, and vacate the Senior Center. Please assist by exiting promptly once the meeting has adjourned.