City of Detroit Approval Process

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Historical


Historical District Commission Submission - June 22, 2009

4444 Second Ave - Green Garage

Material Listing

  • West Elevation (Front) of Historic Building
    • Brick - best match existing brick and mortar. Working with Detroit Historical Brick Co. to match brick.
    • Limestone - best match limestone on existing building
    • Windows - aluminum clad on wood... black trim color
    • Doors
      • Front Door - Aluminum frame with glass ... black trim (we are exploring a historic wood door option)
      • Side Door - Solid core (metal) in black (we are exploring a historic wood door option)
      • Truck Door - Metal - dark historic green ... (we are exploring a historic wood garage door option)
    • Fence - black wrought iron or aluminum (as shown in drawing)
    • Parking lot - historic pavers with crushed stone.
    • Low profile lighting fixtures...black


  • South and East Elevations (alley and back)
    • Brick - best match existing brick and mortar. Working with Detroit Historical Brick Co. to match brick.
    • Block - best match existing block and mortar
    • Limestone Sills - best match limestone on existing building
    • Windows - aluminum clad on wood... black trim color
    • Side Door - Aluminum frame with glass ... black trim (we are exploring a historic wood door option)
    • Back Fence - black wrought iron or aluminum (as shown in drawing) gate. Historic wood fence.
    • Low profile lighting fixtures ... black


  • North Elevation
    • Brick - best match existing brick and mortar. Working with Detroit Historical Brick Co. to match brick.
    • Block - best match existing block and mortar
    • Windows - aluminum clad on wood... black trim color

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  • Called Susan McBride on 06/11/09 about getting on the Historic District Commission Agenda
    • Next Historic Commission Meeting is on July 8th; materials due June 22nd
      • The Submittal needs to include:
        • Letter
          • Overview explaining project (Word)
          • Materials Listing (Word)
          • Window Drawings (Word)
          • Window Brochure (email)
        • Ted's Drawings (Large + 11x17)
          • Site plan (DONE)
          • Elevations (REVISED)
          • Floor Plan (DONE)
        • Woody's Sketches
          • Front
          • Plantings Plan

  • Met with Susan McBride at her office (about February 2009)
    • covered preliminary plans

  • Met with Susan McBride at Green Garage (about October 2008)
    • covered our concept and what the Historic Commission requires

Building


  • Met with Jim Sears (Building) on 06/11/09
    • Jim said that "your adding an office to a warehouse"
    • Paid $1,160 ($160 for plan review and $1,000 for BZA)
    • Ref #'s:
      • SLU 2009-00109
      • PRV 2009-00417
      • TAG 02888
    • Sent the plans on to John for Site Plan review
    • Then they go to the BZA for review and scheduling
    • They'll call Ted with updates

  • Met with Jean Paul (Planning and Zoning) and Bill Lane (Building)..(in early May 2009)
    • Covered basic building use and plan.
    • Currently approved for warehouse and storage use.
    • Bill said everything looked good except parking...which needs to go to BZA