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HPC Agenda

August 21, 2014

The City of Cambridge Historic Preservation Commission will conduct a meeting on Thursday, August 21th, 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:

July 10th, 2014
July 24th, 2014
July 31st, 2014
August 7th, 2014
August 14th, 2014

Consent Agenda:

HPC#08_FY 2014-2015, 209 West End Ave., Will and Keely Patton (owner): construct a 6 ft. wood fence in rear yard area (after the fact).

HPC#10_FY 2014-2015, 114 Choptank Ave., Cynthia Love (owner): to construct 13 ft. by 18 ft. wood deck in rear yard area.

Extension/Continuation Cases

HPC#56, FY 13-14, 400 Race St., Epicurean II, Doug Kyle (owner), Arcus Design Group, (architect): general exterior repairs-replacement of windows, installation of metal roof, façade repairs. (No new information).

HPC#05_FY 14-15, 206 Choptank Ave. Tim Crosby (owner): restoration and rear addition to house. (Update to be provided by applicant).


Regular Agenda Items

HPC#09_FY 2014,-2015, 602 William St., Bonnie Malkus (owner), Eric Willey (applicant): to construct a 16' by 13' deck in rear yard area. (Staff recommends approval subject to BZA approval of a rear yard variance request-to be heard on Aug. 26th).

HPC#11_FY 2014-2015, 127 Vue De Leau St., Theresa Hillier Hine (owner): reconstruct front porch; replace roof, repair chimney.

HPC#12_FY 2014-15, 2 Oakley St., Mary Saltzman-2 Oakley St. LLC (owner): replace 7 windows with replacement windows (one unit of a multi-unit apartment complex).

HPC#13_FY 2014-15, 718 Glasgow St., Barbara Mills (owner), Ed Phillips (applicant): replace 3 tab shingles with metal roof or architectural shingles on house.

HPC#14_FY 20014-15, Long Wharf Park, Rotary Club-Jeff Hubbard (applicant): landscaping and sidewalk replacement project near fountain.

Conceptual-Informal Review

Administratively Approved/Routine Maintenance:

HPC_Admin3_FY 14-15, 101 Choptank Ave., Charles and Ilia Johnson, construct non-permanent 6' by 10' dog shelter in rear yard area. Administratively approved, 07-21-14.

HPC_Admin4_FY 14-15, 104 Willis St., Tom Puglisi, Susan Morgan, erect small length (13 ft.) of 4 ft. wood picket fence to enclose rear yard. Administratively approved, 07-29-14.

HPC_Admin5_FY 14-15, 420 Race St., Ike Richards, IV (owner of Craniums Bar); install two replacement signs-4' by 8' sign in rear and 22" by 22" hanging sign in front. Denied 3' by 2' wall sign between two buildings in front. Administratively approved, 08-08-14.

HPC_Admin6_FY14-15, 105 Glenburn Ave., Suzanne Hunteman, replace architectural-dimensional shingles with like kind. Approved. Aug. 8th, 2014.

HPC_Admin7_FY14-15, 410 Race St., Leslie Grove (applicant); install replacement signage on front windows and storefront façade-add minor roof vent in rear of building (not visible from the public way-former Joie de Vivre gallery). Approved. Aug. 8th, 2014.

HPC_Admin8_FY14-15, 705 Church St., Jamie Richardson, renew COA for replacement of roofing material; approved 08-08-14.

Enforcement Update

Active Staff Initiated Enforcement Cases:

1. 400-402 Race Street (Leaky Pete's-signs-abated)
2 420 Race Street (Point Break Sign violations-abated).
3. 221 Choptank (Satellite Dish-ongoing with other property code violations)

New Violations
1. 1001 Hambrooks Blvd. (installation of pressure treated wood porch railing and balusters-under evaluation).
2. 700 Church St., (installation of handicapped access ramp in front).

Other Business
1. Discussion-Review of Guidelines
2. Set Meeting Schedule for Public Hearing