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Downtown/Flats Design Review Case Report

KEY TOWER PLAZA & EXTERIOR REFRESH

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Project Information

Downtown/Flats Case #  DF 2017-018

Address: West Mall Drive
Company: DERU Landscape Architecture
Architect: DERU Landscape Architecture
Description:

Refresh of the key tower plaza facing Mall A, secondary entrance to the tower facing Public Square and a new entrance on the St. Clair elevation of the parcel. 

Notes:  

-The plaza section of hte project falls wihtin an Historic District. 


-Have had two preliminary meetings with the design team and city staff.


-Presented to Landmarks on 3/9/17; recieved approval. 

Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: March 9, 2017
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  
 
Date: July 20, 2017
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Tabled
Conditions:  

-review overall design of new entry vestibule

-review and coordinate with RTA, Traffic Engineering, and City Planning the proposed streetscape plan; come back with confimred details of the plan. 

Date: July 27, 2017
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Revised Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  

Return to design review committee for the following:

-signage

-landscape plan 

 
Date: August 3, 2017
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Approved with Conditions
Conditions:  

-stone base to the vestibule to match the existing building. 

-add more lighting within the vestibule. 

-ceiling color to be lighten or match resturant ("venetian blue") 

-mullions to be bronze 

-all steel being bronze color

 

 
Date: August 4, 2017
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved with Conditions
Conditions:  

Approved with Conditions set forth by Design Review Advisory Committee.

Date: February 1, 2018
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Revised Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  
 
Date: February 15, 2018
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Approved with Conditions
Conditions:  

Consider replacing raceway for restaurant sign with two thinner rails rather than one large raceway. Illuminate address sign.

 
Date: February 16, 2018
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved
Conditions: