Commission on Chicago Landmarks met December 6
Commission on Chicago Landmarks met Dec. 6.
Here is the minutes provided by the commission:
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks held its regularly scheduled meeting on December 6, 2018. The meeting was held at City Hall, 121 North LaSalle Street, City Council Chambers, Chicago, Illinois. The meeting began at 1:15 p.m.
Rafael Leon, Chairman
Jim Houlihan, Vice Chairman
David Reifman, Deputy Commissioner, Dept. of Planning and Development
Mary Ann Smith
ABSENT: Juan Moreno
ALSO PHYSICALLY PRESENT:
Eleanor Gorski, Deputy Commissioner of Planning, Design, and Historic
Preservation, Department of Planning and Development
Dijana Cuvalo, Architect IV, Department of Planning and Development
Lisa Misher, Department of Law, Real Estate and Land Use Division
Members of the Public
(The list of those in attendance is on file at the Commission office.)
A recording of this meeting is on file at the Historic Preservation Division offices of the Department of Planning and Development and is part of the public record of the regular meeting of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
Chairman Leon called the meeting to order.
1. Approval of the Minutes of Previous Meeting
Regular Meeting of November 1, 2018
Motioned by Houlihan, seconded by Smith. Approved unanimously (5-0).
Commissioner Carmen Rossi joined the meeting.
2. Preliminary Landmark Recommendation
PILSEN DISTRICT WARD 25
18th Street between Leavitt and Sangamon Streets, and 13 blocks bounded by 18th Street to the north, Ashland Avenue to the west, 21st Street to the south, and Racine Avenue to the east Matt Crawford presented the report. Motion to adopt the preliminary landmark recommendation to City Council for the Pilsen District.
Motioned by Houlihan, seconded by Smith. Approved unanimously (6-0). 3. Citywide Adopt-a-Landmark Fund – Application
UPTOWN THEATER WARD 46 4816 North Broadway
Commissioner Rossi recused himself and left the meeting.
Dijana Cuvalo presented the report. Vote to approve the resolution approving a Citywide Adopt-a-Landmark Fund grant to the Uptown Theater.
Motioned by Smith, seconded by Houlihan. Approved (5-0) with one member of the Commission recusing himself.
4. Preliminary Decision on Permit Application for Demolition Pursuant to §2-120-740 through §2-120-825 of the Municipal Code
WICKER PARK DISTRICT WARD 2 1342 North Hoyne Avenue
Commissioner Rossi returned.
Eleanor Gorski, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Planning and Development, replaced Commissioner Reifman.
Larry Shure presented the report. Vote to approve demolition of 1342 North Hoyne Avenue. Motioned by Smith, seconded by Rossi. Approved unanimously (6-0).
5. Recommendation to City Council to Approve Dismantlement, Partial Demolition, and Reconstruction of a Portion of a Building Pursuant to §2-120-825 of the Municipal Code
VILLAGE THEATER WARD 2 1550 North Clark Street
Larry Shure presented the report. Vote to approve partial demolition and reconstruction of the east façade of the Village Theater.
Motioned by Rossi, seconded by Dziekiewicz. Approved unanimously (6-0).
6. Permit Review Committee Reports
Report on Projects Reviewed at the November 1, 2018, Permit Review Committee Meeting
Commissioner Houlihan presented the report from the Permit Review Committee meeting of November 1, 2018 (see attached).
Report on Permit Decisions by the Commission Staff for the Month of November 2018
Larry Shure presented the staff report for the month of November 2018 (see attached).
Schedule for 2019 Regular Commission Meetings
Schedule for 2019 Regular Permit Review Committee Meetings
ANNOUNCED: The schedule of the 2019 Commission and Permit Review Committee meetings has been finalized. The list of dates will be posted on the Department of Planning and Development’s website.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 2:39 p.m.
Motioned by Smith, seconded by Gorski. Approved unanimously (6-0).