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Philadelphia Historical Commission

AGENDA
653RD STATED MEETING OF THE PHILADELPHIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION

FRIDAY, 13 JANUARY 2017, 9:00 A.M.
1515 ARCH STREET, ROOM 18-029
BOB THOMAS, CHAIR

1. ADOPTION OF MINUTES, 652ND STATED MEETING, 9 DECEMBER 2016
Bob Thomas, Chair

2. REQUESTS TO CONTINUE NOMINATION REVIEWS

ADDRESS: 1642 FITZWATER ST
CONTINUE AND REMAND TO FEB. 2017 COMMITTEE ON HISTORIC DESIGNATION MEETING
Name of Resource: Tabor Chapel
Proposed Action: Designation
Property Owner: The First Colored Wesley Methodist Church
Nominator: Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
Staff Contact: Laura DiPasquale, laura.dipasquale@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 100 S INDEPENDENCE W ML
CONTINUE AND REMAND TO FEB. 2017 COMMITTEE ON HISTORIC DESIGNATION MEETING
Name of Resource: Rohm & Haas
Proposed Action: Designation of property, interior, and objects
Property Owner: KPG-IMW Owner, LLC
Nominator: Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
Staff Contact: Kim Broadbent, kim.broadbent@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 30 W CHESTNUT HILL AVE - CONTINUE TO APRIL 2017 COMMISSION MEETING
Proposed Action: Designation
Nominator: James A. Ounsworth, Neighbors of 30 West Chestnut Hill Avenue Owner: 30 West Main Street Development, L.P.; formerly David and Judith Buten Staff Contact: Laura DiPasquale, laura.dipasquale@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

3. THE REPORT OF THE ARCHITECTURAL COMMITTEE, 13 DECEMBER 2016
Dan McCoubrey, Chair

CONSENT AGENDA

336-38 S 6TH ST
2011 PINE ST
520 DELANCEY ST
222 FITZWATER ST 
703-07 N 8TH ST

AGENDA

ADDRESS: 828-38 CHESTNUT ST – CONTINUED TO FEB. 2017 COMMISSION MEETING
Proposal: Install ATM in altered storefront
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: Korman Communities
Applicant: Richard Seitchick, Joe Freidman Construction Corp.
History: 1925, Horace Trumbauer, architect, Benjamin Franklin Hotel
Individual Designation: 1/7/1982
District Designation: None
Staff Contact: Meredith Keller, meredith.keller@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 322 DELANCEY ST – REVISED
Proposal: Demolish rear roof and dormer, construct full-width shed dormer
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: J. Rory Boyle & Laure W. Boyle
Applicant: Brett Webber, Brett Webber Architects, PC
History: 1786, Jonathan Evans, house carpenter
Individual Designation: 4/30/1957
District Designation: Society Hill Historic District, Significant, 3/10/1999
Staff Contact: Meredith Keller, meredith.keller@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 2500 S LAMBERT ST – REVISED
Proposal: Install driveway at rear
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: Marcello and Paula Cynn Ciorlino
Applicant: John Christinzio, Quest Design Services LLC
History: 1912, John Windrim, architect
Individual Designation: None
District Designation: Girard Estate Historic District, Contributing, 11/10/1999
Staff Contact: Laura DiPasquale, laura.dipasquale@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 336-38 S 6TH ST – REVISED, ON CONSENT AGENDA
Proposal: Construct two four-story single family dwellings on subdivided lot
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: SK Six Developments, LLC
Applicant: Rotciver Lebron, Harman Deutsch Architecture
History: 1981, The Klett Organization, architect
Individual Designation: None
District Designation: Society Hill Historic District, Contributing, 3/10/1999
Staff Contact: Laura DiPasquale, laura.dipasquale@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 2011 PINE ST – REVISED, ON CONSENT AGENDA
Proposal: Demolish 2-story rear addition; construct 1-story garage with deck
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: Anthony & Benita Checchia
Applicant: Anthony Bruttaniti, Bruttaniti Architecture
History: 1862
Individual Designation: None
District Designation: Rittenhouse Fitler Residential Historic District, Contributing, 2/8/1995
Staff Contact: Kim Broadbent, kim.broadbent@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 520 DELANCEY ST – ON CONSENT AGENDA
Proposal: Construct shed dormer and deck at rear
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: Matt Phillips
Applicant: Megan Fitzpatrick, Ambit Inc.
History: 1820
Individual Designation: 4/30/1957
District Designation: Society Hill Historic District, Contributing, 3/10/1999
Staff Contact: Kim Broadbent, kim.broadbent@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 222 FITZWATER ST – REVISED, ON CONSENT AGENDA
Proposal: Construct rear third-floor addition and deck
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: 222 Fitzwater LLC
Applicant: Rotciver Lebron, Harman Deutsch Architecture
History: 1800
Individual Designation: 5/31/1966
District Designation: None
Staff Contact: Randal Baron, randal.baron@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 125 CHRISTIAN ST - WITHDRAWN
Proposal: Reconstruct storefront, construct rear deck
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: Alex Aberle
Applicant: Jason Birl, Ambit Inc.
History: 1820
Individual Designation: 6/24/1958
District Designation: None
Staff Contact: Randal Baron, randal.baron@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 2000 DELANCEY PL
Proposal: Install rear elevator addition and decks with doors
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: 2000 Delancey Place Condominium Association
Applicant: A. Charles Peruto, 2000 Delancey Place Condominium Association
History: 1865
Individual Designation: 1/6/1972
District Designation: Rittenhouse Fitler Residential Historic District, Contributing, 2/8/1995
Staff Contact: Randal Baron, randal.baron@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 2108-10 WALNUT ST
Proposal: Revise approved application to include additional demolition of carriage house
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: 2110 Walnut Street Development LLC
Applicant: Eric Leighton, Cecil Baker + Partners
History: 1868, Furness & Hewitt, attributed, E.B. Warren House
Individual Designation: None
District Designation: Rittenhouse Fitler Residential Historic District, Contributing, 2/8/1995
Staff Contact: Randal Baron, randal.baron@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 141-43 N 04TH ST AND 319 CHERRY ST - REVISED
Proposal: Construct additions and six-story building
Type of Review Requested: Review In Concept
Owner: J.G. Traver Inc.
Applicant: Stuart Rosenberg, Stuart G. Rosenberg Architects, P.C.
History: 1780
Individual Designation: 4/26/1966
District Designation: Old City Historic District, Significant, 12/12/2003
Staff Contact: Randal Baron, randal.baron@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 703-07 N 8TH ST – ON CONSENT AGENDA
Proposal: Replace windows
Type of Review Requested: Final Approval
Owner: Friends Housing Collaborative
Applicant: Paul Stone, Emerald Windows Inc.
History: 1851
Individual Designation: 4/24/1962
District Designation: None
Staff Contact: Randal Baron, randal.baron@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 701-39 MARKET ST
Proposal: Install canopy with signage
Type of Review Requested: Review In Concept
Owner: Independence Center Realty LP
Applicant: Mark Merlini, Brickstone Realty
History: 1859, various buildings, 1859-1906, Lit Brothers Store
Individual Designation: 5/26/1970, 6/30/1970
District Designation: None
Staff Contact: Jon Farnham, jon.farnham@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

4. THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HISTORIC DESIGNATION, 14 DECEMBER 2016
Emily Cooperman, Chair

ADDRESS: 1600-06 E BERKS ST
Name of Resource: Interior of St. Laurentius Church
Proposed Action: Interior Designation
Property Owner: Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Nominator: John Wisniewski, Friends of St. Laurentius
Staff Contact: Laura DiPasquale, laura.dipasquale@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 3827-33 POWELTON AVE
Name of Resource: Pennsylvania Industrial Home for Blind Women
Proposed Action: Designation
Property Owner: The Edith R. Rudolphy Residence for the Blind
Nominator: Staff of the Historical Commission
Staff Contact: Laura DiPasquale, laura.dipasquale@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 435-41 N 38TH ST
Name of Resource: Christ Methodist Episcopal Church, Mt. Pleasant Primitive Baptist Church
Proposed Action: Designation
Property Owner: Mt. Pleasant Primitive Baptist Church
Nominator: Michael J. Lewis and Amy Lambert, University City Historical Society
Staff Contact: Laura DiPasquale, laura.dipasquale@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 2117 E YORK ST
Name of Resource: Weisbrod & Hess Brewery
Proposed Action: Designation
Property Owner: Autowerkstatt LLC
Nominator: Kensington & Olde Richmond Heritage, LLC
Staff Contact: Laura DiPasquale, laura.dipasquale@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 420-34 S 42ND ST
Name of Resource: 420 Row
Proposed Action: District Designation
Property Owners: multiple
Nominator: Justin McDaniel
Staff Contact: Kim Broadbent, kim.broadbent@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 559 RIGHTER ST
Name of Resource: Amos Barnes House
Proposed Action: Designation
Property Owner: James & Grace Barnes
Nominator: Staff of the Historical Commission
Staff Contact: Kim Broadbent, kim.broadbent@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 10751 and 10725 KNIGHTS RD
Name of Resource: Byberry Township Public Burial Ground 
Proposed Action: Designation
Property Owner: City of Philadelphia
Nominator: Joseph J. Menkevich
Staff Contact: Kim Broadbent, kim.broadbent@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 22-26 S 40TH ST
Name of Resource: West Philadelphia Institute
Proposed Action: Designation
Property Owner: West Philadelphia Community Mental Health Consortium Inc.
Nominator: Benjamin Leech, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
Staff Contact: Meredith Keller, meredith.keller@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 5250 WAYNE AVE
Name of Resource: Methodist Episcopal Church of the Advocate
Proposed Action: Designation
Property Owner: New Covenant Baptist Church Missionary
Nominator: Sue Patterson & Oscar Beisert, Penn Knox Neighborhood Association
Staff Contact: Meredith Keller, meredith.keller@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

ADDRESS: 4054 CHESTNUT ST
Proposed Action: Rescission
Property Owner: Off Penn Properties LLC
Applicant: Michael Sklaroff, Esq., Ballard Spahr
Staff Contact: Jon Farnham, jon.farnham@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

5. OLD BUSINESS

ADDRESS: 4046 AND 4048 CHESTNUT ST – TABLED INDEFINITELY AT JULY 2016 MEETING
Proposed Action: Designation
Nominator: University City Historical Society
Owner: 4046-48 Chestnut Street LP
Staff Contact: Jon Farnham, jon.farnham@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

6. CLG COMMENT ON NATIONAL REGISTER NOMINATIONS

ADDRESS: 1705 W ALLEGHENY AVE (OPA ADDRESS: 1711 W ALLEGHENY AVE)
Name of Resource: A Mecky Company Building
Property Owner: Christo Rey Philadelphia High School
Nominator: Powers & Co., Inc.
Staff Contact: Kim Broadbent, kim.broadbent@phila.gov, 215-686-7660

7. THE REPORT ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE HISTORICAL COMMISSION STAFF, DECEMBER 2016
Jonathan E. Farnham, Executive Director


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