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File #: 22-4879    Version: 1 Name: HLC#22-011: Public hearing to consider a request for exterior improvements, including foundation work, new siding, new paint colors and other exterior work, to the Troy Hackler House at 507 E. Broad Street; Gene Tennison, applicant and Shirley Evans and M
Type: HLC Case Status: Passed
File created: 8/31/2022 In control: Historic Landmark Commission
On agenda: 9/8/2022 Final action: 9/8/2022
Title: HLC#22-011: Public hearing to consider a request for exterior improvements, including foundation work, new siding, new paint colors and other exterior work, to the Troy Hackler House at 507 E. Broad Street; Gene Tennison, applicant and Shirley Evans and Melanie Meeks, owners
Attachments: 1. Maps and Supporting Information.pdf, 2. Applicant's Scope of Work.pdf, 3. Foundation Repair .pdf, 4. Applicant's Photographs.pdf, 5. Proposed paint colors.pdf
Title
HLC#22-011: Public hearing to consider a request for exterior improvements, including foundation work, new siding, new paint colors and other exterior work, to the Troy Hackler House at 507 E. Broad Street; Gene Tennison, applicant and Shirley Evans and Melanie Meeks, owners

Description/History
The applicant is purchasing the Hackler House for use as an office. As part of the remodeling, the applicant is planning the following work on the exterior of the building:

· Leveling the foundation
· Replacing rotted facia board
· Stabilizing the small porch on the right side of the house
· Painting the exterior and trim
· Moving the entry door to the end of the ADA ramp. The existing window will be relocated to one of the door locations.
· Removing the existing vinyl siding and replacing it with wood 3/8-inch by 5-inch lap siding.
· Restoring or repairing the Queen Anne trim in the front gables.
· Cleaning up the existing landscaping.

The exterior work is estimated to be $75,000. Another $127,000 is estimated for interior remodeling, for a total of $202,000 spend on the rehabilitation of the house.

Although the house is being used for commercial purposes, the following guidelines from the Design Guidelines for Historic Residential Properties should be considered for changes or alterations to a landmark residential structure:

· Chapter 3.8: Foundation and Skirting
1. The design guidelines cannot address the structural implications of foundation design of historic houses, as this can only be done by a qualified structural engineer with experience in historic residential buildings.

The applicant has engaged a foundation contractor to repair and stabilize the foundation. The scope of work for the foundation is attached. The foundation repair includes shoring up the small side porch on the east side of the house.

2. Where skirting has been removed, new skirting is appropriate to the historic house. Wood siding as a continuation of the siding on the walls above...

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