Historic Preservation Commission

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Watch Online
Commission Chambers, Rm 400 - City Hall - 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Instructions for Remote Public Comment

Phone number: +1 (415) 655-0001
Access Code: 2597 115 0633, # #

Note: the Access Code and Password will change for each hearing.

  1. Call phone number, enter Access Code, then press # (pound, pound)
  2. When you hear "You are muted." Stop and listen
  3. Wait for Public Comment to be announced (by Item Number or for General Public Comment)
  4. To comment, press * 3 (star 3) to "raise your hand"
  5. Once you raise your hand, you will hear the prompt: "You have raised your hand to ask a question. Please wait to speak until the host calls on you."
  6. Wait for you turn to speak
  7. When you hear "you're unmuted" that is your indication to begin speaking.

Link to WebEx

Password: HPC2023
  1. Click on above hyperlink "Link to WebEx"
  2. Enter your First and Last name, plus email address
  3. Enter Password and click "ok"
  4. Stop and listen
  5. Wait for Public Comment to be announced (by Item Number or for General Public Comment)
  6. To comment click on "raise hand" icon
  7. You will hear a beep and see the prompt "the host has unmuted you" - that is your indication to begin speaking.
  1. The Commission Secretary will indicate how much time you have to provide your comments – you will be alerted when you have 30 seconds remaining.
  2. Once your public comment time have ended, you will be moved out of the speaker line and back to listening as a participant (unless you disconnect).
  3. Participants who wish to speak on other items on the Agenda, or for other comment periods, may stay on the meeting line and listen for the Commission/Hearing Secretary's next prompt.
If you no longer want to comment
Press * 3 (star 3) to lower your hand Click "raise hand" icon again

Notice is hereby given to the general public that application involving the property and/or issue described below has been filed with the Planning Department for review as set forth in the City Planning Code. The Historic Preservation Commission intends to hold a PUBLIC HEARING on this item and on other matters on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, beginning at 12:30 p.m. or later. Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 emergency, the Historic Preservation Commission may conduct this hearing remotely using videoconferencing technology or in-person at City Hall. Additional information may be found on the Department’s website.

2022-003913DES: THE CHURCH FOR THE FELLOWSHIP OF ALL PEOPLES, 2041 LARKIN STREET – Assessor’s Parcel Block No. 0572, Lot No. 003 (District 3). Consideration to Recommend to the Board of Supervisors Landmark Designation of The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples as an individual Article 10 Landmark pursuant to Section 1004.2 of the Planning Code. Initiation of landmark designation of The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples was adopted by the Historic Preservation Commission on March 1, 2023 (Resolution No. 1317). The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples, established in 1943, moved into its permanent home at 2041 Larkin Street in 1949. The Church for the Fellowship for All Peoples is eligible for designation as a San Francisco Landmark for association with significant cultural and historic events, specifically as the first avowedly inter-racial, inter-cultural, inter-denominational church in the United States, and for association with significant persons, specifically Dr. Howard Thurman and Sue Bailey Thurman. The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples is important for association with African American social, cultural, and intellectual life, and as a property associated with the struggle for integration and with prominent persons in the struggle for civil rights, under thematic contexts outlined in the African American Citywide Historic Context Statement (DRAFT). The subject property is in RH-3 (Residential-House, Three Family) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District. For further information, call Pilar LaValley at (628) 652-7372 or email pilar.lavalley@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2022-003913DES.

2018-011365PTA: 420 SUTTER STREET – north side of Sutter Street between Stockton and Powell Streets, Assessor’s Block 0285, Lot 005A (District 3). Request for a Permit to Alter, pursuant to Article 11 of the Planning Code, to demolish an existing two-story Category V (Unrated) commercial building and construct a new 12-story, 149 room hotel. The subject property is located in the Article 11 Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District, the C-3-R (Downtown - Retail) Zoning District, and the 80-130-F Height and Bulk District. The action constitutes the Approval Action for the project for the purposes of CEQA, pursuant to San Francisco Administrative Code Section 31.04(h). For further information, call Gretel Gunther at (628) 652-7607 or email at gretel.gunther@sfgov.org and ask about Case No. 2018-011365PTA.

It is strongly recommended that persons submit their comments in writing in advance of the hearing. Written comments may be submitted via email directly to the case planner.

Persons who are unable to attend the scheduled Commission hearing may submit written comments regarding these cases to the individuals listed for each above via email or at the Planning Department, 49 South Van Ness Avenue, Suite 1400, San Francisco, CA 94103. Comments received by 9:30 a.m. on the day of the hearing will be made a part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Commission.

Pursuant to Government Code § 65009, if you challenge, in court, the approval of a conditional use, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing.

Corey A. Teague
Zoning Administrator
Planning Department
49 South Van Ness Avenue, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94103