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File #: 21-0928    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/9/2021 In control: Historic Preservation Commission
On agenda: 7/22/2021 Final action:
Title: Consider the Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) for 120 Center Street- COA 21-1721
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Elevations, 3. Site Plan, 4. 2008 Architectural and Historical Survey
HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Consider the Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) for 120 Center Street- COA 21-1721
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Kathleen Russell, Community Planner

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Submitted for Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) review.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is an approximately 11,250 square foot parcel located north of the intersection of Franklin Street and Center Street, with a common street address of 120 Center Street. The property is zoned R2 (Single-family and Low Density Multiple-Family Residence District) and is currently improved with a two story bungalow and detached garage. The subject property is identified as a "contributing" structure in the 2008 Architectural and Historical Survey for the Historic District.

The second story rear addition and the glass blocks in the rear window are considered non-historic changes. The significant features of the residence identified in the survey are the hipped roof with overhanging eaves, front and south hipped dormers, inset front porch with square brick columns on brick knee walls, square north window bay, historic double hung and casement wood windows, beveled glass windows, and historic front door.

Prior COA Approvals
There is no record of prior COA approvals at 120 Center Street.

DISCUSSION:
The applicants, William and Nancy Mitchell, seek a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) to allow a rear second story addition to the residence. The addition is set back approximately 33 feet from the front property line. Although this is a rear addition, it can be partially seen from the street, as it will protrude from the south side of the residence. In order to construct the addition, a roof dormer must be removed. The addition would use horizontal fiber cement siding to match the existing addition.

A COA is required because major work is proposed on the primary fa?ade of the princi...

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