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Near West Design Review Case Report

ELK & ELK OFFICE BUILDING RENOVATION

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Project Information

Near West Case #  NW 2012-032

Address: 3350 West 25th Street
Company: Amicon Construction, Inc.
Architect: Ronald Kluchin Architects, Inc.
Description:

Renovation of existing stores and suites commercial building.

Notes:  

Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: September 18, 2012
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  
 
Date: October 10, 2012
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Tabled
Conditions:  

Committee moved to table proposal to permit applicants to further study and refine the following issues:

1. Consider the use of restored or replacement brick material on the facade, above 10' level, as measured from street grade.

2. Removal of the mansard roof and installation of decorative awnings, to be placed above the upper floor windows and/or the first floor storefront windows.

3. Repositioning of the LED messag board to a lower area along the building's north facade so as to be more visible to pedestrians.

4. Removal of the 1-900-ELK-OHIO telephone number from the upper sign panel area, with possible inclusion on the proposed LED board on the building's north wall.

5. Elimination of the Elk & Elk business ID wall sign and LED message board from the building's south facade.

6. Reduction in the size of the Elk & Elk business ID wall sign on the building's north facade so as to make it more proportional to the size of the wall panel.

7. Use of a gray-colored background w/contrasting letters for the Elk & Elk business ID sign similar to that used on the nearby Maha's business ID sign.

8. Adjustments to the size and proportions of the upper and lower floor windows on the building's east (West 25th Street) elevation.

Date: October 24, 2012
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Revised Plan Submission
Conditions/Notes:  
 
Date: October 24, 2012
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Approved with Conditions
Conditions:  

Committee moved to approve per conditions of revised plan.

 
Date: November 2, 2012
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved with Conditions
Conditions:  

Planning Commission moved to approve the project design consistent w/recommendation of Near West Design Review Committee w/the understanding that the LED sign's changeable copy component display messages for a minimum of 8 seconds, consistent with City