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11/22/21 - Historic Landmarks Commission Hearing Agenda

Public Hearing
Regularly scheduled Historic Landmarks Commission Hearings are the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.

Hearing Registration Link will be available one week prior to hearing

1.  (1:30-1:35) 

Items of Interest

2.  (1:35 - 3:35)

LU 21-033674 HR – King's Hill Condominium Cladding Replacement

APPLICANT: James Riley | Certa Building Solutions, Inc.

SITE: 731 SW King Ave

CITY CONTACT: Megan Sita Walker, BDS, 503-865-6515

Type III Historic Resource Review for alterations to a 4-story multi-dwelling building, the Elizabeth Spencer Apartment also known as the King's Hill Condominiums, at the northwest corner of SW King Avenue and SW Yamhill Street. The property is listed as a contributing resource in the King's Hill Historic District. The resource, constructed in 1907, consists of a bearing brick foundation and first floor with levels 2-4 consisting of wood-frame with stucco cladding. The proposed alterations include the wholesale replacement of the existing stucco cladding on all exterior elevations to be replaced with a new plywood shear wall beneath a new rainscreen stucco system. The proposal also includes the replacement of the wood belt course detailing, wood trim, and new gutters. The scope of work also includes the repair of all existing wood single-hung windows with new dual pane glazing and new roofing with an architectural shingle which would be considered exempt from review.

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  • Agenda items may be rescheduled.

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