2/26/24 - Historic Landmarks Commission Hearing Agenda

Public Hearing
Regularly scheduled Historic Landmarks Commission Hearings are the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.
1:30 pm 5:35 pm

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1. (1:30-1:45)

Items of Interest

2. (1:45-2:45)

BRIEFING - Portland Monuments Project


  • Darion Jones, Senior Policy Director of Arts, Culture, and Equity, Office of Commissioner Dan Ryan
  • Jeff Hawthorne, City Arts Program Manager
  • Chariti Montez, City Arts Program Coordinator

CITY CONTACT: Staci Monroe, BDS, 503-865-6516 staci.monroe@portlandoregon.gov 

3. (2:55-4:25)

EA 24-008389 DA – Jefferson High School Reconstruction

APPLICANT: Steffen Effros, Portland Public Schools; Douglas Miller, Lever Architecture; Debbie Cleek, Bookin Group

SITE: 5210 N Kerby Ave

CITY CONTACT: Ben Nielsen, BDS, 503-865-6519 Benjamin.Nielsen@portlandoregon.gov

As part of the effort to modernize Jefferson High School, Portland Public Schools and their consultants are exploring design alternatives that include the removal of all existing buildings on the site, including the original portion of the building constructed in 1909. The applicants seek a Design Advice Request to look at three possible paths for demolition of the existing buildings:

•          Boundary adjustment to the Piedmont Conservation District through a Historic Resource Designation Removal Review;

•          Change in status of the site from Contributing to Noncontributing in the Piedmont Conservation District through a Historic Resource Designation Removal Review; or

•          Demolition Review.

3. (4:35-5:35)

WORK SESSION - State of the City

Please Keep in mind

  • The agenda is subject to change.

  • Agenda items may be rescheduled.

  • Times are estimates only and agenda item times may change.

  • Projects are reviewed in the order listed with a 10 minute break between agenda items.

  • All continuances and reschedules are requested by the applicant, unless otherwise noted.

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