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Near West Design Review Case Report


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Project Information

Near West Case #  NW 2015-028

Address: 7210 Memphis Avenue
Company: LS Architects
Architect: LS Architects

Proposed demolition of existing Shell Oil service station building/pump islands and replacement with new 5,253 s.f. gas station retail store, pump islands and associated speculative tenant space.


Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: October 6, 2015
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Date: October 14, 2015
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Approved with Conditions

Committee moved to approve the demolition and new project site plan, building design & landscaping with the understanding that the project drawings be modified in the following manner: (1) the relocation of the building northward by 4'  to allow for the installation of a 24'-0" wide south drive aisle w/parking stalls to be adjusted accordingly;  (2) in conjunction w/#1 above, removal of the west parking space on the building's Memphis Avenue (south) side to ensure better traffic flow; (3) removal of the green fascia from the building facade in the area north of the convenience store main entry on Ridge Rd. elevation; (4) utilization of brick in lower window areas currently depicted as clear glass everywhere other than at the main entrance door and the future doorway entrances; (5) depict the pump canopy on all elevation drawings; (6) add curved concrete curbing as protection for future ground-mounted monument sign at street corner; (7) add security gate and fence at north and south entrances to rear walkway area; and, (8) depict footprint of adjacent houses on site plan. 

Date: October 16, 2015
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved with Conditions

With acknowledgement that applicant has addressed the issues. Staff can approve any further changes.