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File #: 19-5651   
Type: Zoning Case
In control: Board of Adjustment
On agenda: 8/5/2019
Posting Language: BOA-19-10300086: A request by Rufino Hernandez for an appeal of the Historic Preservation Officer’s decision to deny a Certificate of Appropriateness, located at 2218 West Magnolia Avenue. Staff recommends Denial. (Council District 7) (Huy Pham, Historic Preservation Specialist, Office of Historic Preservation, (210) 207-5464) (Debora Gonzalez, Senior Planner (210) 207- 3074,, Development Services Department)
Attachments: 1. BOA-19-10300086 Attachments, 2. B20_Magnolia 2218 W
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Case Number:
Rufino Hernandez
Rufino Hernandez
Council District:|1010|Location:
2218 West Magnolia
Legal Description:
NCB 6829 BLK 0 LOT 19
"R-6" Residential, Monticello Park Historic District
Case Manager:
Huy Pham, Historic Preservation Specialist; Debora Gonzalez, Senior Planner

An appeal of the Historic and Design Review Commission's denial of the construction of a rear accessory structure.

Applicable Code References

Historic Design Guidelines

4. Guidelines for New Construction

5. Garages and Outbuildings


i. Massing and form-Design new garages and outbuildings to be visually subordinate to the principal historic structure in terms of their height, massing, and form.
ii. Building size - New outbuildings should be no larger in plan than 40 percent of the principal historic structure footprint.
iii. Character-Relate new garages and outbuildings to the period of construction of the principal building on the lot through the use of complementary materials and simplified architectural details.
iv. Windows and doors-Design window and door openings to be similar to those found on historic garages or outbuildings in the district or on the principle historic structure in terms of their spacing and proportions.
v. Garage doors-Incorporate garage doors with similar proportions and materials as those traditionally found in the district.


i. Orientation-Match the predominant garage orientation found along the block. Do not introduce front-loaded garages or garages attached to the primary structure on blocks where rear or alley-loaded garages were historically used.
ii. Setbacks-Follow historic setback pattern of similar structures along the streetscape or district for new garages and outbuildings. Historic garages and outbuildings are most typically located at the rear of the lot, behind the principal building. In some instances, historic setbacks are not con...

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