Posted: June 06, 2016
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: 2016 HPC - Acknowledge Final Report for the West Boulevard Historic District Survey

Agenda Item Title:

Acknowledge Final Report for the West Boulevard Historic District Survey

Origination Group:
Legal & Finance Committee
Origination Meeting Date:
06/01/2016
City Council Hearing Date:
06/06/2016
Staff Contact:
Sarah Hanzel
Location:
West Boulevard Neighborhood Area
Agenda Item Summary:
The Historic Preservation Commission utilized grant funding from the South Dakota State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) to conduct an architectural survey of the West Boulevard Historic District (District) and surrounding area through contracted services. The survey report found that within the existing District there are 54 structures whose status could change from “non-contributing” to “contributing” and 47 structures that could change from “contributing” to “non-contributing.” The survey report also concludes that several properties not currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places may be eligible for listing, according to their age and architectural integrity. However, the Historic Preservation Commission, Planning Staff, and the SHPO do not recommend pursuing a change or expansion of the District due to lack of interest and support from the neighborhood.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center

Recommendations:

Origination Recommendation Action:
Acknowledge
Origination Recommendation Notes:
Historic Preservation Commission acknowledged Final Report for the West Boulevard Historic District Survey at the April 27, 2016 meeting.

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