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HPC Agenda

September 17, 2015

The City of Cambridge Historic Preservation Commission will conduct a meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at City Council Chambers, 305 Gay Street.  The following items are on the agenda for this meeting:


Roll Call

Opening Statement, Oath Administered-Persons Wishing to Testify

Approval of Minutes:

August 11 (emergency meeting)

August 20

Regular Agenda Items;

Consent Agenda:


Old Business:

HPC #45 FY 14-15, 206 Glenburn: Mr. Knapp requests approval to modify the roof-line, replace windows, etc.

HPC #50 FY 14-15 104 Willis St.: Mr. Puglisi and Ms. Morgan request approval to install ten (10) 40” x 66” x 1.25” solar panels with black faces and black frames onto the roof of a 20’ x 22’-2” open canopy to be built in the back yard of the residence.

HPC# 2015-006, 111 Vue de Leau: Mr. and Mrs. Levy seek approval to construct a two level deck on the rear of the home. The first level would be 16’ x16’ and the second level would be 16’ x12’ and would have ProWood pressure-treated wood railing.

New Business:

HPC #2015-009, 400 Race St.: Mr. Kyle seeks approval to replace newly discovered clerestory windows with Jen-Weld, simulated divided lite windows, remove the existing refrigeration cold box, to install a new 6’ tall wood screen fence with 6’ wide double doors, and to remove one door opening, and relocate one window opening on the eastern building elevation.

HPC#2015-010, 406 Race St.: Ms. Mowery seeks approval to install a sign above the entryway to her store, flush to the wall. The sign will be a gray oval with black lettering, 34” tall x 10’ wide, and directly under three lights.

HPC# 2015-011, 824 Locust St: Ms. Lamar, represented by Mr. Graham, Tiger Roofing, requests approval for an already installed hunter green, standing seam metal roof.

HPC #2015-012, 113 Glenburn Ave.: Mr. Brooks and Ms. Farrell request approval to install 15 black solar panels with black frames and the appropriate accessories onto the rear roof and rear porch roof of the house.

HPC #2015-013, 704 Travers St.: Mr. Frampton is replacing porch flooring with salt-treated wood, installing aluminum flashing around headers and installing vinyl soffits.

Informal Review

509-511 Race Street, Stanley Keiser

207 High St, Catherine Morrisson

Window contractor, Gene Swier

Administratively Approved/Routine Maintenance:

AA2015-006, 406 Race St: Ms. Mowery was approved to install a portable, A-frame sidewalk sign

AA2015-007, 313 Mill St: Ms. Sandy Wyatt was approved to replace the existing roofing and one exterior light in-kind

Enforcement Update

321 Choptank Ave.

305 Mill St.

General Updates

HPC Awards progress

Window Seminar

Crab Feast