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MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesPreparedfortheMinneapolisHeritagePreservationCommissionMinneapolis,MNByCityofMinneapolisCommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment(CPED)PlanningDivisionAdoptedbytheMinneapolisHeritagePreservationCommissionMarch2,2010MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 1AcknowledgementsMayorandCityCounciloftheCityofMinneapolisR.T.Rybak,MayorBarbaraJohnson,CityCouncilPresidentKevinReichCamGordonDianeHofstedeDonSamuelsRobertLilligrenLisaGoodmanElizabethGliddenGarySchiffMegTuthillJohnQuincySandyColvinRoyBetsyHodgesHeritagePreservationCommissionChadLarsen,ChairKevinKelleyDenitaLemmonKathleenAndersonJohnCrippenMeghanElliottChristinaHarrisonGinnyLackovicLindaMackDeborahMorseKahnTechnicalAdvisoryGroupRobertCarlson,CityofMinneapolis,PublicWorksBethElliot,CityofMinneapolis,CPEDPlanningMichaelKoop,StateHistoricPreservationOfficePhillipKoski,MinneapolisChapterofAmericanInstituteofArchitectsDenitaLemmon,CityofMinneapolisHeritagePreservationCommissionCharleneRoise,PreserveMinneapolisJohnStark,MinneapolisChapterofAmericanInstituteofArchitectsJenniferWalden,NorthLoopNeighborhoodAssociationDepartmentofCommunityPlanningandEconomicDevelopment(CPED)MikeChristenson,ExecutiveDirectorBarbSporlein,PlanningDirectorJackByers,ManagerCPEDPlanning:PreservationandDesignBinoyPanicker,SeniorCityPlannerandUrbanDesignerBrianSchaffer,SeniorCityPlanner,ProjectManagerDianaArmstrong,CommitteeClerkSpecialThanksforCollegialReviewKarlDrecktrah,MillerDunwiddie,MinneapolisChapterofAmericanInstituteofArchitectsDanielGreen,MillerDunwiddie,MinneapolisChapterofAmericanInstituteofArchitectsMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 2TableofContentsIntroduction 4TheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictAnOverviewDistinctiveAreasoftheWarehouseHistoricDistrictPurposeandOrganizationoftheWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesRequirements,Advisory,&OtherConsiderationsGuidingPrincipalsPartI:GuidelinesforInfrastructureandPublicRealm 11RailInfrastructureNetwork:RailCorridors&RailSpursTheWarehouseDistrictStreetSystemDesignandMaterialsforthePublicRealmStreetLandscape,Parks,andOpenSpaceSkywaysMaintenancePartII:DesignGuidelinesforExistingBuildings 19GeneralGuidanceFacadeMaterialsFenestrationWindowsFenestrationEntrywaysFenestrationStorefront&DisplayAreasFenestrationBalconiesFenestration:Canopies&AwningsLoadingDocksRoofs&ParapetsRooftopAdditionsBuildingAdditionstotheSide&RearofExistingBuildingsAccessoryStructuresPartIII:DesignGuidelinesforNewBuildingsonInfillSites 26 InfillSiteDesign StreetWall StreetWallBuildingplacement AccessPointsPedestrianInterface AccessPointsVehicularInterface&Parking AccessPointsLoadingAreas AccessoryStructuresDesignforNewBuildings Massing Scale Rhythm Fenestration FenestrationBuildingEnvelope FenestrationWindows FenestrationEntryways FenestrationStorefronts&DisplayAreas FenestrationBalconies FenestrationCanopies&Awnings Materials ArchitecturalDetailsMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 3PartIV:RailYardsArea 36SiteDesignCorridorsConnectionsGradeSeparationDesignforNewBuildings Setbacks BuildingHeightAppendixAGlossaryofTerms 40AppendixBGeneralGuidelinesfortheTreatmentofHistoricProperties 43AppendixCListofContributingandNonContributingResources 46MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 4IntroductionTheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictishistoricallysignificantasanareaofcommercialdevelopmentduringtheearlygrowthofthecityandtheregion.ThecityswarehousedistrictdevelopedduringthelatenineteenthandearlytwentiethcenturieswhenMinneapolisbecameamajordistributionandjobbingcenterfortheupperMidwest.Thecommercialdevelopmentofthewarehousingindustrieswasfacilitatedbytheconnectionstomarketscreatedbytherailroads.Theinterconnectednessoftheseindustriesmanifestsitselfphysicallythroughoutthedistrictfromgradechangestobuildinglocationstothedesignandorientationofthebuildings.ThedistrictisalsoarchitecturallysignificantforitsconcentrationofcommercialbuildingsdesignedbythecitysleadingarchitectsinstylesthatevolvedfromtheItalianateStyleofthe1860stothecurtainwallstructuresoftheearlytwentiethcentury.Thedistrictcontainsavarietyofresourcesrangingfrombuildingstobridgestorailroadcorridorstostreetsandalleys.Thesebuildings,structures,andsitestogethercreatetheculturallandscapewhichconveysthehistoryandsignificanceofthisarea.Itisimportanttorecognizehowalloftheseresourcescometogethertoformthecharacterofthedistrict.Thefollowingdesignguidelineswerepreparedtoserveasatooltoprotecttheintegrityofthishistoricdistrict.Thedesignguidelineswillstewardthedistrictsresourcessothattheycancontinuetoconveytheirsignificanceforfuturegenerationstocome.Theguidelinesallowforsensitiveandcompatiblechangesthatwillallowthedistricttomaintainitsgrowthasanurbanneighborhoodthatsupportsavarietyofcommercial,industrialandresidentialuses.TheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictAnOverviewIn1978,theCityofMinneapolisdesignatedtheNorthLoopMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictasalocalhistoricdistrict.Thedesignationfocusedonthewholesalingportionofthewarehouseindustry.In1989,theMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictwaslistedontheNationalRegisterofHistoricPlaces(NRHP).The1989NRHPdistrictcontainedalargergeographicareathanthe1978locallydesignateddistrict.ThiswasduetoNRHPdistrictcoveringtheentirewarehousingindustryinMinneapolisanditsconnectiontotherailroadindustry.In2009,theCityofMinneapolisexpandedtheboundariesofthelocalwarehousedistricttomatchtheboundariesoftheNRHPdistrictresultinginthelocaldesignationoftheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrict.TheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictsperiodofsignificancecoversa65yearperiodofgrowthandchangeinMinneapolis,between1865and1930,thatculminatedintheextantdevelopmentpatterns,landscapes,buildingsandotherstructureswithinthedistrict.Thedevelopmentinthisareawassignificantlyinfluencedbytheintroductionoftherailroadtothisareain1867.Bytheearly1900s,theareawasservicedbysixdifferentrailroadcompanies,eachwithseparaterailyardsandassociatedstructureslocatedwithinoradjacenttotheWarehouseHistoricDistrict.Theaccesstogoods,people,andnewterritoriescreatedbytheintroductionoftherailroadsintheareawasparamounttoitsgrowth.Twoofthesubsetsofthewarehousingindustrythatgrewandprosperedinthisareawerethejobbingorwholesalingindustry,whichin1919becameabilliondollarindustryinMinneapolisandwaslargerthanthemillingindustryandtheagriculturalimplementorfarmequipmentindustry.In1908,Minneapoliswasthelargestdistributionpointintheworldforagriculturalimplements.ThesuccessofthecommerceandMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 5industriesinthedistrictisreflectiveofthenorthwesternagrarianexpansionoftheUnitedStatesthatwasfacilitatedbytherailroadindustry.Theinfrastructureofthepublicrealmthestreets,alleys,andrailcorridorsshapedthebuiltformofthearea.Theyweretheprimaryformgeneratorsofthedistrictandthefeaturesandspatialrelationshiptheycreatearesignificanttodefiningtheheritageofthedistrict.Theintroductionoftherailcorridorsandrailyardsmodifiedtheexistingstreetgridandresultedinnewbuildingconfigurationstofacilitatedirectaccesstorail.Thegradeofthedistrictwasmodifiedandbridgesconstructedtoaccommodatetherailroads.Innewbuildingsadjacenttotherailcorridorsandrailyards,thisresultedinlocatingloadingdocksandcanopiesonstreetfacadesofbuildingsratherthanonalleysaswascustomaryinotherpartsofthedistrictanddowntown.Theareaevolvedandgrew.Fueledbytheaccesstocommercegeneratedbythegrowthoftherailroads,thedistrictgrewfromtheareaaroundSecondStreetNorthandSecondAvenueNorthalongtwoprimaryaxes:southwestalongtheGreatNorthernRailroad(knowntodayastheBurlingtonNorthernSantaFe)RaillinesasreflectedinthegrowthalongThirdAvenueNorththroughFirstAvenueNorth;andnorthwestalongtheSooLineRailroad,NorthernPacificRaillines,andspurlinesoffoftheGreatNorthernRaillinesasreflectedinthegrowthalongFirstStreetNorth,WashingtonAvenueandThirdStreetNorth.Movingoutfromtheoldcenterofthedistrictalongtheseaxestheexpansionoftheindustriesisevidencedinthesize,scaleanddesignofthelargerectilinearstructuresbuiltforwarehousingandmanufacturing.Thestructureswereworkhorsesdesignedforanindustrialpurpose,butthewealthgeneratedbythebusinessesandindustriesthatbuiltthesestructuresoftenaffordedtheseboxystructuresornatedetails.Theexpansionandgrowthoftheindustriesandtheirstructuresillustratestheevolutionofindustryneeds,constructiontechnologies,andarchitectureovertheperiodofsignificanceandresultsinseveralidentitieswithinthedistrict.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 6DistinctiveCharacterAreasoftheMinneapolisWarehouseDistrictTheevolutionofthedistrictovertheperiodofsignificancehasresultedindevelopmentpatternsthatshareadiscretegeographicboundary.Thesegeographicareashavetheirowncharacterbasedonthedevelopmentpatternsandscaleofthebuildings.ThesedistinctivecharacterareasaretheNineteenthCenturyWarehouseArea,TwentiethCenturyWarehouseArea,andtheRailYardsArea.Portionsoftheguidanceincludedinthesedesignguidelinesarespecificallydirectedtowardthesedistinctgeographicareas.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 7NineteenthCenturyWarehouseArea:ThisareaisboundedbyThirdAvenueNorthtothewestandFirstAvenueNorthtotheeast.ItincludespropertiesfrontingSecondAvenueNorth,FirstStreetNorth,SecondStreetNorth,andWashingtonAvenueNorth.ThisareawasadjacenttotheformercitycenterofBridgeSquare,andbytheearly1860stheareasalongFirstStreetNorthandWashingtonAvenueNorthstartedattractingcommercialdevelopment.In1867,thissectionofWashingtonAvenuewashometotwoagriculturalimplementdealers.FirstStreetNorthwashometoabank,ahotel,storesandtaverns.Duringtheexpansionoftherailroadinthe1880smanyoftheoriginalstructureswererazedandnewstructureswereconstructed,butduetotheoriginalplattingandpresenceofexistingstructuresthenewinfillstructuresmoreresembledtheoriginaldevelopmentpatternofthisareathanthenewandlargerwarehousesthatwerebeingconstructedinotherpartsofthedistrict.Thecharacteroftheareaisdefinedbythesesmallerscalestructures.TwentiethCenturyWarehouseArea:Fueledbytheaccesstocommercegeneratedbytherailroads,thedistrictgrewfromtheNineteenthCenturyWarehouseareaalongtwoprimaryaxes:southwestandnorthwest.SouthwestalongtheBurlingtonNorthernRaillines,asreflectedinthegrowthalongThirdAvenueNorththroughFirstAvenueNorth;andnorthwestalongtheSooLine,NorthernPacificRaillines,andspurlinesoffoftheBurlingtonNorthernRaillinesasreflectedinthegrowthalongFirstStreetNorth,WashingtonAvenueandThirdStreetNorth.AsonemovesoutfromtheNineteenthCenturyWarehouseAreaofthedistrictalongthesesaxesthesize,scaleanddesignofthestructuresareindicativeoftheexpansionoftheindustries.Thegrowthoftheindustrywasalsoreflectedinindividualbusinessesthatgrewtoobigfortheirbuildingsanddemandedlargerbuildingstoaccommodatetheirgrowingbusinesses.Theyassembledlargersites,comprisedofmultiplesmallerlots,toaccommodatethisrapidgrowth.Thefootprintsofthebuildingswerenottheonlyaspectofthebuildingtogrow;theirheightsgrewaswell.Thegrowthoftheindustriesinthelatenineteenthandearlytwentiethcenturycoincidedwithimprovementsinbuildingtechnologythatallowedfortallerstructures.Thesebuildingswerelargerectilinearboxesbuiltforwarehousingandmanufacturing.Thebuildingswereworkhorsesdesignedforanindustrialpurpose,butthewealthgeneratedbythebusinessesandindustriesthatbuiltthesebuildingsoftenaffordedthearchitectswhodesignedtheseboxybuildingstoembellishtheirbuildingswithornatedetails.ThescaleofthesenewstructurescreatesadifferentfeelingthanthecharacteroftheNineteenthCenturyWarehousearea.RailYardsArea:TheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictcontainstheformerrailyardfortheGreatNorthern(nowknownasBurlingtonNorthernSantaFeBNSF)&MinneapolisSt.LouisRailroads(nowknownasUnionPacific).TheareaalsocontainstheactiveBNSFrailcorridor.ThisareaisboundedbyWashingtonAvenuetothenorthandFifthStreetNorthtothesouthandfollowstheformeralignmentofFourthAvenueNorthpriortotherailroads.The1890settlementofalawsuitledtothecreationofthelandscapeofthisarea.ThegradewasloweredfortheGreatNorthernandMinneapolis&St.Louisrailyards.Therailyardswereseparatedfromtherailcorridorbyanadditionalgradechangesupportedbyastoneretainingwall.TheloweringofthegradenecessitatedadditionalaccesstotherailyardsandresultedintheformationofTrafficStreet.TheoriginalrailcorridorandrailyardscrossedWashingtonMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 8AvenueNorth,Third,Fourth,andFifthStreetsNorthatgrade.Thismadereliableaccesstothelandtothewestoftherailyardsverydifficult.Theloweringoftherailcorridorandrailyardsgraderesultedinthebridgingofthesite.Thisbridgingreconnectedthisportionofthecityandprovidedimprovedaccesstothelandthatresultedinadditionalcommercialdevelopmentforthewarehousingandmanufacturingindustries.Thesitenolongercontainsbuildings,andonlyoneraillineisactiveatthistime,butthealterationtothelandscapecreatedbytherailroadsonthesiteisextant.LocatedwithinthesiteistheNorthStarCommuterRailStation.ThestationcurrentlyconnectstotheHiawathaLightRailLineatstreetlevel.Futureplansforthissiteincludeanexpandedrailstationwithconnectionformultiplemodesoftransitandtransportation.Thesitesoriginaldesignintentoftheloweredgraderemainsintact.Theloweredgraderelativetotheadjacentpropertiesisasignificantfeatureonthesite.ThisfeatureexemplifiesthetransformativepoweroftherailroadsonthelandscapeofthedistrictandisemblematicoftheinterconnectednessoftherailroadsandthewarehouseindustryinthecommercialgrowthofMinneapolisinthelatenineteenthandearlytwentiethcenturies.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 9PurposeandOrganizationoftheWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesTheWarehouseHistoricDistrictdesignguidelinesareasetofdesignstandardsthathavebeencreatedtoprotecttheintegrityandcharacterofthedistrictandtoensurethatnewdevelopmentisintegratedinamannerthatissensitivetothehistoriccharacterofthisparticularplace.Theguidelinesweredevelopedtohelpstewardthedistrictsothatitcanconveyitssignificanceforgenerationstocome.Theyprovidethisstewardshipthroughinformingalterationstohistoricfeaturesandensuringthatnewinfillconstructionwillcomplementthehistoricdistrictandnotdetractfromthedistrictsoverallabilitytoconveyitssignificance.Thedesignguidelinespromotethemaintenanceofandsensitivealterationstotheexistinginfrastructureandbuildingstocontinuetheirprolongeduse.Thedesignguidelinespromotecontextsensitivedesignsfornewbuildingswithinthedistrict.Theintentistoencouragedevelopmentthatiscompatiblewithintheexistinghistoriccontext.Thisisaccomplishedbyidentifyingthedesignmeasuresofthehistoricbuildingsandofferingguidanceastohowthosemeasuresareincorporatedintonewbuildings.Thedesignguidelinesaremeanttoserveawideaudienceincludingpropertyowners,residents,architects,engineers,contractorsandcitystaff.Thedesignguidelinesarearequiredregulatorytoolforusebycityofficialstomakelegalfindingsregardingalterationswithinthedistrict.Thedesignguidelinesareatoolforpropertyowners,neighborhoodorganizationsandotherpartnerstousewhencontemplatingnewprojects.Thedesignguidelinesareatooltobeusedbyarchitectsanddevelopersinthedesignofnewprojects.Theyalsoserveasatoolforresearchersorothersinterestedinthedesignofthedistrict.Thedesignguidelinesweredevelopedtomeettheneedsofallthesegroups.Theyweredevelopedtobeanaccessibleeducationaldocumentthatcanbeusedbyanyoneinterestedinunderstandingthedesignelementsofthedistrictandtheinterconnectednessofthesedesignfeatures.Requirements,Advisory,&OtherConsiderationsThespecificguidanceofferedinthefollowingdocumentisorganizedintothreecategories:Requirements,AdvisoryandOtherConsiderations.Thisorganizationisintendedtoprovideclarityonwhatguidanceisrequiredandwhatguidanceismeanttoprovideadditionalinformation.GuidelinesintheRequirementgroupmustbemet.Theyexplainwhatshouldorshouldnotbedone.GuidelinesintheAdvisorygrouparejustthat,advisory.Theyareincludedtoeducatetheuseroftheguidelinesaboutwhatisencouragedorwouldbegenerallyappropriate.GuidelinesintheOtherConsiderationsgroupprovideaprocesstofollowiftheguidelinesintheRequirementgroupcannotbemet.Theseguidelinessuggestthatunderspecificcircumstancesvariancesfromtherequiredguidelineswillbeconsidered.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 10GuidingPrinciplesoftheDesignGuidelinesThefollowingguidingprinciplesweredevelopedcollectivelybythepublicwhoparticipatedintheplanningprocess.Mission:ProtecttheIntegrityoftheWarehouseHistoricDistrict1. CollectiveImpression.Thecharacterofthedistrictiscreatedbythecollectiveimpressionofnumerouselementsthatdatefromtheperiodofsignificance,1865to1930.Inadditiontobuildings,theseelementsincluderailwaycorridors,streets,alleys,retainingwalls,loadingdocks,signs,structuresandotherfeatures.2. IndustrialHeritage.Thehistoriccharacterofthedistrictislargelybasedinitshistoricindustrialuses.Alterationsinthedistrictshouldreflectthisindustrialheritage,whileallowingforthelivabilityimprovementsnecessarytosupportagrowingurbanneighborhood.3. CompatibleDesign.Newconstructioninthedistrictshallbecompatiblewiththehistoricdistrict.Compatibilityistheabilityofdifferentcomponents,whethersimilarordissimilar,tofunctiontogetherandstandtogetherwithoutdisharmonyorconflict.Newstructuresshallbetruetothemselvesandnotreplicateexistingstructures.4. DistinctiveFeatures.Distinctivefeatures,finishes,materials,spaces,constructiontechniquesorexamplesofcraftsmanshipthatcharacterizeapropertyshallbepreserved,andalterationstosuchfeaturesshallbeavoided.5. CompatibleInfrastructure.Theintroductionofinfrastructureincludingplantings,treesandamenitiesshallbethoughtfullyintegratedwiththefabricofthedistrictandpreservetherelationshipsbetweenthebuildingsandhistoricallandscapefeaturesofthedistrict.6. ClearPurposeandApplication.Theguidanceofferedbythedesignguidelineswillbeclearenoughtoprovideareasonableassuranceofreviewexpectations,whileallowingforcreativityindesign.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 11PartI:GuidelinesforInfrastructureandPublicRealmThefollowingguidelinesinthissectionareforpropertieslocatedintheNineteenthandTwentiethCenturyWarehouseAreas.GuidancespecifictopropertieslocatedwithintheRailYardsAreaarelocatedintheRailYardsAreaSectionofthisdocument.TheprimaryformandgeneralcharacteroftheWarehouseHistoricDistrictissetbythepatternofrailinfrastructuresuchasrailcorridorsandrailspurs,interlacedwiththepublicrealmnetworkofstreets,loadingdocks,publicsidewalksandalleys.Whilethebuildingsareoftenconsideredthecharacterdefiningfeaturesofanarea,theirlocation,configurationanddesignaredefinedbythesystemofinfrastructuretheyservedandwereservedby.ThesystemofinfrastructureconnectsbuildingsandsitestooneanotherwithinthedistrictcreatingtheoverallspatialrelationshipsthatdefinesthecharacteroftheWarehouseHistoricDistrictasawhole.Eachcomponentofinfrastructure,itslocation,materials,dimensions,andfunctionplaysaroleinestablishingthiscollectivecharacterofthedistrict.Thedesignguidelinesforinfrastructureandpublicrealmapplytobothpublicandprivatepropertyandspaceswithinthehistoricdistrict.Theintentofthefollowingguidelinesistomaintaintheexistingnetworktoensureongoingeconomicuseofpropertieswithinthedistrict,toencouragecompatiblereuseofrailspursthatarenolongerinoperation,andtomaintainandrationalizeapedestrianorientedpublicrealm,onethatiscompatiblewiththehistoriccontextandrespectstheintegrityofthehistoricinfrastructure.RailInfrastructureNetwork:RailCorridors&RailSpursTheboundariesoftheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictcontaintheGreatNorthernRailCorridor(nowknownastheBurlingtonNorthernSantaFe(BNSF)RailCorridor.TheGreatNorthernRailCorridorrunsthroughtheWarehouseHistoricDistrictalongtheFourthAvenueNorthRailCorridor,fromtheMississippiRivertoFifthStreetNorth.ThisrailcorridorremainsanactiveraillinefortheBurlingNorthernSantaFerailroad.ItisalsocurrentlybeingusedfortheNorthstarcommutertrain.Thecorridorhasalsobeenidentifiedasapotentialrouteforfuturecommuterandintercityraillines.ThedistrictalsocontainstworailroadspurlinesthataccessedtheGreatNorthernRailCorridor.TheseincludethespurlinethatrunsbetweenWashingtonAvenueNorthandThirdStreetNorthandthespurlinebetweenThirdStreetandFourthStreetsNorth.BoththespurlinesrunfromtheGreatNorthernRailCorridortotheeasttoTenthAvenueNorthtothewest.Therailroadspurcorridorsarenolongerinusebytrainsandinmanylocationsthetrackshavebeenremoved.However,thewidthofthesecorridorsandtherelationshipbetweenthemandbetweenthebuildingsandtheirdesignremain.Thesefeaturesrepresenttheinterconnectednessoftherailroadsandtheindustriesandareanimportantcharacterdefiningfeatureofthedistrict.InformationonthetreatmentofthesefeatureswithintheRailYardsAreacanbefoundinthatsectionoftheguidelines. Requirements:1.1. Thelocationandwidthofexistingrailroadcorridorsandspursshallbepreservedinplace.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 121.2. Railroadcorridorsandspursshallnotbeinterruptedbynewbuildings,structures,orotherobjectsthatcutoffviewsandaccessthroughthecorridor.1.3. Railroadcorridorsshallnotbecovered.1.4. Bridgeheads,bulkheads,andretainingwallsfromtheperiodofsignificanceshallberetainedandnotdemolished. Advisory:1.5. Whereverpossible,trackswithinexistingrailroadcorridorsshallbepreservedinplace.1.6. Theadaptivereuseofnonactiverailspurcorridorstoprovidepublicgreenspaceorotheramenitiesforuseandenjoymentofthesurroundingneighborhoodisencouraged.1.7. Ifnecessary,bridgeheads,bulkheads,andretainingwallsfromtheperiodofsignificancecanbesensitivelyincorporatedintonewdevelopmentsolongastheyarekeptintactandusedasaninterpretivefeature.TheWarehouseDistrictStreetSystem:CommercialStreets,FreightStreets,andMixedStreetsThroughouttheperiodofsignificance(18651930),thesystemofstreets,blocks,andalleysintheareaofthecitythatwouldbecometheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictwasmodifiedbytheintroductionofvariousformsofinfrastructurethatwereintegratedintotheneighborhoodinordertoaccommodatethemovementanddistributionofrawmaterialsandfinishedgoods.Apatternofraillines,railspurs,publicstreets,alleys,loadingdocksandsidewalksevolvedinsuchawayastosuitthespecificlocationrequirementsofeachbusiness,whilealsojoiningpropertiestogetherintoanetworkofinterrelatedcommerce.Threemainpatternsevolvedinthewaysinwhichbuildingswereconstructedoncityblockstofacilitateregularaccesstotransportationnetworks,boththerailinfrastructureandthestreetsystem.Takentogether,thisdelineationofstreetsencompassedauniquecharacterbasedontheinterplayofindustrialandcommercialactivityasembodiedintheexistingfabricofbuildingorientation,locationofloadingdocks,canopies,andbuildingentrances.Inthe1880s,thesystemofstreets,blocks,andalleysintheareawasmodifiedbytheintroductionofrailinfrastructure.Constructionofrailcorridors,railyardsandrailspursinterruptedtheotherwisedeliberatepatternofblocks,streetsandalleysastheywereoriginallyplattedpriortothecommercialdevelopmentinthearea.Manystreetswereclosedtoaccommodatethenewrailyardsandrailcorridors.Theclosureofthestreetsresultedintheformationofuninterruptedblocks,commonlyreferredtoassuperblocks.ThisinterruptionofthestreetgridismostevidentintheareawestoftheFourthAvenueNorthRailCorridorwherethelaterperiodofgrowthinthedistrictoccurred.Thelandadjacenttotherailyardsandrailspurlinesbecameprimerealestateforthewarehousingandmanufacturingindustriesofthedistrict.Thebuildingsitesthatadjoinedrailyardsandrailspurlinesdevelopeddifferentlythansitesthatwerenotadjacenttoanyrailinfrastructure.Buildingsitesalongrailyardswerebuiltwithdirectrailaccessontherearofthebuildingstofacilitatethetransferofmaterialsfromtherailcarsintowarehousebuildings.Whileadjacencytotherailyardsallowedeasytransferofgoodsfromrailcars;thebusinessesalsorequiredalocationtotransfermaterialsthatweredistributedbyvehiclesotherthanrailcars.OnmoreMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 13traditionalblocks,loadingareasintherearofbuildingsalongalleysservethispurpose.However,duetothesuperblockscreatedbytherailyardsonlyonefacadeofthebuildingswasaccessible,thefrontfacade.Asaresultthefrontofbuildingsservedastheprimarypedestrianentranceaswellasthenonrailfreightdistributionaccess.Buildingsitesalongrailspurlinespresentedsimilarchallengestositesalongrailyards.However,theblocksretainedtheiroriginalpatternofbeinginterruptedbyintersectingstreets.Theintersectingstreetsallowedbuildingstohavefrontagealongtwostreets.Buildingsorientedtheirprimarypedestrianentrancealongonestreetfacadeandtheirnonrailfreightdistributionaccessalongtheotherstreetfacade.Onmoretraditionalblocksinthedistrict(thosethathadnotbeeninterruptedbyrailinfrastructure),alleyscontinuedtoserveasthemainaccesspointforthetransferofgoodsbetweenbuildingsandvehicles.Intheareasofthedistrictwhereraillineshadnotinterruptedthetraditionalformofcityblocks,buildingswereorientedsothattheirprimarypedestrianentrancewaslocatedonthefrontfacadeofamajorpublicstreetwhilefreightandloadingareaswerelocatedonthebackofthebuildinginthealley.CommercialStreets:InmostcasescommercialstreetsrepresentthetraditionaldevelopmentpatternsofdowntownMinneapoliswherethebuildingsdevelopedapublicfacadebylocatingprimaryentrancesalongallthestreetfacingfacadesandusedthealleysfortheloadinganddistributionofgoods.Thesestreetsincludeallstreetsnotdesignatedasfreightstreets.FreightStreets:Freightstreetsareindicativeofthechangeinbuildingorientationduetotheblocksadjacencytorailspurlines.Thesestreetspossessthenonrailfreightdistributioninfrastructureofloadingdocksandcanopies.Buildingaccessalongthesestreetsistraditionallylesspublicandmorecommercialorindustrialinnature.MixedStreets:Mixedstreetsrepresentablendofthecommercialactivityandprimarybuildingaccessfoundoncommercialstreetswiththenonrailfreightdistributioninfrastructureofloadingdocksandcanopies.Theyresultfromtheadjacencyofbuildingtorailyards.Alongthesemixedstreets,intersectingstreetsdonotexist,leavingonlyonefacadeofabuildingadjacenttoapublicstreet.Thisonefacadehadtoaccomplishallthebuildingaccessanddistributionneedsnotprovidedbythefreightrailaccessontherearofthebuildings.Thesestreetsservedastheprimarybuildingaccesssideofbuildingsaswellassecondaryfreightandserviceaccessfoundonfreightstreetsorinalleysinotherpartsofthedistrict.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 14MapofCommercial,Freight,&MixedStreetSystemThefollowingguidelinesrecognizethedevelopmentpatternandfunctionofthecharacterofstreetsandprovideguidanceonhowtoretainandreinforcethischaracterastheareatransitionsfromhistoricindustrialusestoamixofuses. Requirements:1.8. Theexistingrectilinearstreetgridsystempunctuatedbymidblockalleysshallbepreserved.1.9. Thelocationandwidthofexistingstreetandalleyrightsofwayshallbepreservedinplace.1.10. Streetsandalleysshallnotbeinterruptedbynewstructuresorbuildingsthatcutoffviewsandaccessthroughthecorridor.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 151.11. Loadingdocksandcanopiesdatingfromtheperiodofsignificanceshallbepreservedandretained.1.12. Oncommercialstreets,StreetDesign:Themainaspectsforconsiderationwhenimprovingacommercialstreetshallincludeprovisionsforamenitiesthatfurtherpedestrianactivityandbuildingaccess.1.13. Oncommercialstreets,BuildingDesign:Whenrehabilitatingorconstructinganewbuildingtheprimarybuildingaccessandentrywaysshallbelocatedoncommercialstreets.1.14. Onfreightstreets,StreetDesign:Themainaspectstobeconsideredwhenimprovingfreightstreetsshallincludethepreservationofhistoricloadingdocksandcanopiestoreflecttheirservicefunctionandpropermanagementofvehicularandserviceaccesstotheproperty.1.15. Onfreightstreets,BuildingDesign:Whenrehabilitatingorconstructinganewbuildingthesecondarybuildingaccess,commercial,orindustrialaccessshallbelocatedonfreightstreets.Thefreightstreetshallserveastheprimaryserviceandvehicularaccessandinternalpropertyaccess.1.16. Onmixedstreets,StreetDesign:Themainaspectsforconsiderationwhenimprovingamixedstreetshallincludethepreservationofhistoricloadingdocksandcanopieswhileincludingprovisionsforadequatepedestrianspace.1.17. Onmixedstreets,BuildingDesign:Whenrehabilitatingorconstructinganewbuildingtheprimarybuildingaccessandentrywaysshallbelocatedonmixedstreets.Advisory:1.18. Onallstreets,thenarrowingofvehicularrightofwaytoaccommodatesidewalksaroundloadingdockstocreatemorepedestrianfriendlyactivityisencouraged.1.19. Onmixedandfreightstreets,theadditionofrailingsorthealterationstotheslopeoftheloadingdocksisappropriatetocreateanaccessible,pedestrianfriendlyenvironment.1.20. Oncommercialandmixedstreets,wherepossible,addstreettrees,streetamenities,pedestrianlightingandotherfeaturesthatfurtherpedestrianactivityandbuildingaccess.1.21. Whereveralleysarenotinusefortheconveyanceoffreightorpropertyaccesstoandfrombuildings,thealleyscouldbeadaptedtoprovidepublicgreenspaceandamenitiesforuseandenjoymentofthesurroundingneighborhood.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 16DesignandMaterialsforthePublicRealm:Manyofthestreetsandalleysinthedistricthavebeenreconstructedorrepavedovertheyears.Contemporarystreetshavebeenconstructedofconcreteorasphaltwithconcretesidewalks.However,therearecurrentlyseveralknownstreets,segmentsofstreets,andalleysthatcontainoriginalhistoricpavingsystems.Thesesystemsincludebrickpavers,cobblestone,andwoodpavers.Inoneoftheselocationsasectionofgranitecurbisstillintact.RailroadtracksfromtheGreatNorthernRailroadSpurlinesremainintactinbothFifthandSixthAvenuesNorth. Requirement:1.22. Originalhistoricstreetpavingmaterialsshallbemaintainedandpreserved.1.23. Existingrailroadtrackslocatedinstreets,alleys,orcorridorsshallbemaintainedorreinstalledwhenimprovementsaremade.1.24. Loadingdocksshallbepreserved.Theirheightsorwidthsshallnotbealtered.1.25. Thevisualcorridorscreatedbythepublicandprivateroadways,bridges,alleys,andformerrailcorridorsorotherinfrastructurearesignificantandshallbepreserved.1.26. Neworreplacementstreetfurnishingssuchasstreetlightsandstreetfurnitureshallbecompatiblewiththecharacterofthehistoricdistrictintermsoflocation,design,materials,color,andscale.1.27. Transitshelters,suchasbusstops,willbeconsiderediftheyarecompatibleinscaleanddesigntotheindustrialcharacterofthedistrict.Advisory:1.28. Onstreets,sidewalks,oralleyswherehistoricpavingmaterialsarenotpresentstandardbituminousandconcretestreetmaterialsareappropriate.1.29. Reconfiguringofpublicrightofwaytomakeinfrastructuremorepedestrianorothertransportationmodalfriendlyisappropriateaslongasthehistoricfeaturesarenotremoved,thevisualcorridorisnotinterruptedandthespatialrelationshipsofthedistrictarenotaffected.1.30. Rightofwaydesignsthatnarrowvehiculardrivelanestoaccommodatewiderpublicsidewalksandretainthefullsizeandconfigurationexistingloadingdocksareencouraged.1.31. Allstreetssystemsshallbedesignedforpedestrianandvehicularsafety,andADAcompliance.1.32. Contemporarystyles,suchasmetalwithapaintedfinish,areconsideredappropriatefordesignsforstreetfurnishings.OtherConsiderations:1.33. Replacementofhistoricalpavingmaterialswillbeconsideredifevidenceisproducedthatthematerialsaretoodeterioratedtorepair.Acompatiblesubstitutematerialwillbeconsideredifusinghistoricalmaterialsisnottechnicallyoreconomicallyfeasible.1.34. Neworreplacementpavingmaterialsthathelpwithstormwatermanagementwillbeconsidered.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 17StreetLandscape,Parks&OpenSpaces:Thehistoricindustriallandscapedidnotincludeparks,openspaces,streettrees,boulevardplantingsorotherpurposelydesignedgreenspaces.However,thesefeaturesarekeycomponentsofanurbanneighborhood,suchastheonethathasdevelopedwithinandaroundtheWarehouseHistoricDistrict.Thefollowingguidelinesdonotprohibitthedevelopmentofparksorotheropenspaces,nordotheydictatethedesignofthesefeatures.Thefollowingoffersguidanceonlocatingsuchfeaturessothattheycanreinforcethedevelopmentpatternsofthedistrict.Midblocklocationsforparksandopenspacesarepreferredoverlocationsadjacenttostreetintersections.Buildingwallsatstreetintersectionareessentialinreinforcingthecorridorfeelingcreatedbythestreetwallinthedistrict.Fordevelopingparks,playspaces,andcommunitygardensaspartofadevelopmentpleaseseetheSiteDesignGuidelinesintheNewBuildingsDesignGuidelinesection.Requirement:1.35. Streettreesshallnotbelocateddirectlyinfrontofentrancesofhistoricbuildings.1.36. Thelocationofstreettreesshallbecenteredwithinorbetweenbaysofbuildings.Advisory:1.37. Parksandopenspacethatreinforcethestreetwallareencouraged.1.38. Midblockparksandopenspacesadjacenttopublicstreetsareappropriate.OtherConsiderations:1.39. Landscapegrassstrips,plantingbeds,andgrassboulevardsarenotrecommendedinmostlocationswithinthedistrict.Thesefeatureswillbeconsideredonacasebybasebasis.1.40. Parksandopenspaceslocatedadjacenttotheintersectionsofstreetswillbeconsidered.Skyways:PublicskywaysorenclosedbuildingconnectionsarenotpartofthehistoricaldevelopmentpatternsoftheNineteenthandTwentiethCenturyWarehouseCharacterAreas.Theyneverspannedstreetsandrarelycoveredalleys.Existingskywayfeatureswithinthedistrictwerebuiltoutsidethedistrictsperiodofsignificance.Skywaysinterruptthehistoricvisualcorridorandspatialrelationshipcreatedbythepublicrightorwayandbuildinglocations. Requirement:1.41. Skywaysoverstreets,alleys,railspurlinesorrailcorridorsorotherareasthatinterrupthistoricvisualcorridorsshallnotbeallowedunlessthereisevidencefromtheperiodofsignificanceofbridgingorotherconnectionsoverthesefeatures.1.42. Existingindustrialbridgesandconveyancesystemsbetweenbuildingsshallbepreserved.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 18Maintenance:Routinemaintenanceandrepairofhistoricfeaturespreventstheneedforwholesalereplacement,whichwillbetterhelppreservethehistoricresourcesandcharacterofthearea. Requirement:1.43. Infrastructureimprovementsshallbecoordinatedtothemaximumextentpossibletoreducevisualclutterandlimitdisruptions. Advisory:1.44. Routinemaintenanceandrepairofthepublicrightsofwayandalleysisencouragedtobeundertakenwithanunderstandingoftheimportanceofpreservingthedistrictsdistinctivefeatures.1.45. SafetyandADAcomplianceshallbeaconsiderationformaintenanceandrepairactivitiesofthepublicrightsofwayandalleys.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 19PartII:DesignGuidelinesforExistingBuildingsTheexistingbuildingdesignguidelinescoverallofthebuildingsconstructedwithinthedistrictsperiodofsignificance(18651930)locatedintheNineteenthandTwentiethCenturyWarehouseAreasoftheMinneapolisWarehouseDistrict.BuildingsconstructedoutsidetheperiodofsignificancewillbegovernedbytheDesignGuidelinesforNewBuildingsonInfillSites.Thefollowingguidelinesspecifybestpracticesforretainingthephysicalformandhistoriccharacteroftheexistingbuildingsinthedistrict.Theyprovidedirectionontechniquesandprocedurestoensurethelongevityofthesehistoricresources.Theintentoftheguidelinesistomakecertainthattheexistingbuildingscontinuetoserveamixofusesinawaythatiscompatiblewiththehistoricfabricofthebuildingsandthedistrict.GeneralGuidance:Preservationisthepreferredtreatmentforimprovingexistingbuildingsfromtheperiodofsignificance.Nomattertheproposedtreatment,maintainingandpreservingoriginalmaterialsispreferredoverintroducingnewmaterials.Theexceptioniswhenoriginalmaterialsaretoodeterioratedtoprovideasoundbuildingenvelope. Requirement: 2.1. Characterdefiningfeaturessuchasloadingdocks,watertowers,fireescapesandchimneysshallbepreserved.2.2. Distinctivearchitecturalfeaturesshallbepreserved.2.3. Existingbuildingsinthedistrictareorientedtoprovidetwokindsofaccess:pedestrianaccessfromthestreetandsidewalkandfreightaccessfromsidestreets,alleys,orrailspurs.Theexistingorientationofeachbuildingshallbemaintainedandpreserved.2.4. Abuildingsoriginalpedestrianentranceshallremainandshallbeusedasthebuildingsprimaryentrance.2.5. Buildingentrancesshallnotbereorientedsothatfreightentrancesandloadingdocksareusedasprimarybuildingentrances.2.6. ADAaccessibilityshallbemadewithintheinteriorofthebuildingusingtheexistingprimarybuildingentrance.2.7. Allbuildingsandstructuresshallbemaintainedtopreventdemolitionbyneglect.2.8. Regularmaintenanceandrepairispreferredoverthereplacementofanyhistoricmaterialsorfeatures.2.9. Onlyreplacefeaturesthataremissingorprovenbeyondrepairwiththesamekindofmaterials.Replacementwithasubstitutematerialwillbeconsiderediftheformanddesignofthesubstitutematerialisprovendurableandconveysthevisualappearanceoftheoriginalmaterial.2.10. Originalorhistoricallysignificantpaintedsigns(ghostsigns)onthesidesofbuildingshallberetained. MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 20FacadeMaterials:ForguidanceonwoodandglassstorefrontmaterialsseeFenestration:StorefrontandDisplayareas Requirement:2.11. Waterproofingandwaterrepellentcoatingsshallnotbeusedunlessthereisevidenceofpastwaterretention.2.12. Abrasivecleaningtechniques,suchassandblasting,sodablasting,orhighpressurewaterwashshallnotbeusedunderanycircumstances.2.13. Facadecleaningmethodsthatareconsideredtobegentle,nonabrasivemethodssuchasalowpressure(100psiorless)waterwashshallbeused.2.14. Paintingofcurrentlypaintedmasonryfacadesisallowed.2.15. Paintingofunpaintedmasonryfacadesshallnotbeallowed.2.16. Mortarjointsshallonlyberepointedwherethereisevidenceofamoistureproblemorwhenasubstantialamountofthemortarismissing.2.17. Mortarjointsshallbeclearedwithhandtools.Theuseofelectricsawsandhammerstoremovemortarcanseriouslydamagetheadjacentbrickandareinappropriate.2.18. Replacementmortarshallduplicatetheoriginalmortarscomposition,color,texture,jointwidth,andjointprofile.2.19. Whenpatchinganareaofhistoricbrickwall,thenewbrickandmortarshallmatchtheoriginalbrickandmortarinmaterial,color,profile,dimension,andtexture.OtherConsiderations:2.20. ChemicalcleaningwillbeconsideredonlyinconsultationwithCPED.Consultationincludesanagreementontheareatotestthetreatment,reviewingtheresults,anddevelopinganagreeduponprocesstocompletethecleaning.FenestrationWindows:Windowsareanimportantcharacterdefiningfeatureofexistingbuildings.Originalwindowscanoftenberepairedinsteadofbeingreplaced.Simplemodifications,thataresensitivetotheoriginalfabric,canoftenbemadetoimprovetheirthermalcapacity.Requirement:2.21. Originalandhistoricallysignificantwindowsshallberetainedandrepaired.2.22. Alldecorativetrimaroundthewindowsshallberetained,includinglintels,pediments,moldingsorhoodsandifreplacementsareprovennecessary,theoriginalprofileshallbereplicated.2.23. Cleartransparentglassshallbeusedtoreplacemissingpanesorinfullwindowreplacementunlesshistoricaldocumentationsshowothertreatments.Lowemissioncoatingswillbeconsiderediftheyarenotreflectiveortinted.2.24. Windowsonprimaryfacadesshallnotberemovedorblockedtoinstallairconditioning,mechanicalequipment,louvers,orforanyotherreason.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 212.25. Neworexpandedwindowopeningsonprimaryfacadesarenotallowed,unlessitistorestoreanhistoricalwindowopeningandevidenceisprovidedtosupporttheopening.OtherConsiderations:2.26. Newwindowopeningsonsecondaryfacadeswillbeconsidered.2.27. Replacementwindowswillbeconsideredifevidenceisprovidedthatsignificantnumbersofthehistoricalororiginalwindowshavebeenpreviouslyremoved.Asurveyoftheexistingwindowsisrequiredtodocumenttheirconditionandtype.2.28. Replacementwindowswillbeconsideredifevidenceisprovidedthatoriginalorhistoricallysignificantwindowscannotbefeasiblyrepaired.Asurveyoftheexistingwindowsisrequiredtodocumenttheirconditionandtype.2.29. Whenconsideringthereplacementofhistoricallysignificantwindows,newwindowsshallbecompatibleinmaterial,type,style,operation,sashes,sizeoflightsandnumberofpanesoftheexistingwindowsinthatlocation.2.30. Truedividedlightsarerequiredwhenreplacingadividedlightwindow.2.31. Wheretruedivisionsarenotpossible,appliedmuntins,withaninterstitialspacerwillbeconsidered.Appliedmuntinsshallbeinstalledonbothsidesoftheglass.2.32. Internalmuntins,sandwichedbetweentwolayersofglass,alonearenotallowed.2.33. Replacementwindowsshallbefinishedwithapaintedenamelfinish.Anodizedorotherunfinishedtreatmentsarenotallowed.FenestrationEntryways:Requirement:2.34. Originalorhistoricallysignificantentrywaysanddoorwayconfigurationsshallberetained.2.35. Originalorhistoricfeaturesoftheentrywayandstorefrontincludingtrimandotherarchitecturalfeaturesshallberetained.2.36. Whenreplacementisprovennecessary,adoorstylethatissimilarinmaterialanddesigntothatusedoriginallyshallbeused.Ifhistoricphotosormodelsarenotavailable,thenewreplacementdoorshallbeofsimpledesign,withanopentransparentglasspanelandatransom.2.37. Originalloadingdockdoors,whichweretypicallyoverheadorsliding,shallbemaintainedwhenfeasible.Fillingtheopeningwithglassoranothertreatmentthatpreservesthewallopeningwillbeconsidered.2.38. Newopeningsorentrywaysonelevationsthatfacepublicstreetsarenotallowed.2.39. ADAaccessibilityshallbeaccommodatedwithintheinteriorofthebuildingusingtheexistingprimaryentrance.Ifthisisproveninfeasiblethenalternativeentrywayswillbeconsideredtoallowforaccessibility.Exteriorrampingisnotallowedonelevationsfacingapublicstreet.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 22Advisory:2.40. Iforiginalentrywayswerealtered,thepreferredtreatmentistorestorethemtotheiroriginalconditionbasedonhistoricphotosorotherevidence. OtherConsiderations:2.41. Replacementdoorswillbeconsideredifevidenceisprovidedthatoriginaldoorscannotbefeasiblyrepaired.2.42. Replacementfeaturesoftheentrywayandstorefrontsuchastrimthatreplicateexistingfeatureswillbeconsidered.2.43. Newopeningsorentrywaysonelevationsthatfaceapublicstreetwillbeconsideredifevidenceisprovidedthatthenewopeningorentrywaykeepswiththeoriginalfenestrationpatternandnootherfeasiblealternativeexists.FenestrationStorefronts&DisplayAreas:Requirement:2.44. Originalorhistoricallysignificantstorefrontsanddisplayareasshallberetained.2.45. Thesizeoforiginalstorefrontsordisplayareasshallnotbealtered.2.46. Windowsanddoorsshallnotbeblockedwithopaquematerials.2.47. Originalfeaturessuchasthecolumnsorpiersthatsupportthestorefrontframing,shallnotbealtered,obscuredorremoved.2.48. Droppedceilingsintheinteriorofthebuildingshallbesetbackatleastten(10)feetfromexteriorentrywaysorwindowsastominimizevisualimpactfromthestreet.Advisory:2.49. Ifanoriginalstorefronthasbeenaltered,thepreferredtreatmentistorestorethemtotheiroriginalconditionbasedonhistoricphotosorotherevidence.OtherConsiderations:2.50. Whentheoriginaldesignisnotavailablethroughhistoricplansorphotosforthereplacementofastorefront,acontemporaryprofilewillbeconsidered,butexistingoriginalstorefrontsinthedistrictshouldbeasareferenceformaterials,scale,sizeofmembersandproportion.FenestrationBalconies:Requirement:2.51. Balconiesonthestreetfacingfacadesofbuildingsarenotallowed.2.52. Balconiesshallmaintainthefenestrationpatternsofthebuilding.Advisory:2.53. Detailswhichreflecttheindustrialheritageoftheareaaremostappropriateforbalconiesandrailings.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 23OtherConsiderations:2.54. Balconiesonfacadesthatdonotfacepublicstreetswillbeconsidered.Theyshallbesetbackonestructuralbayfromtheprimaryfacade(s).FenestrationCanopies&Awnings:Requirement:2.55. Existingcanopiesoverloadingdocks,entrances,orotherfeaturesshallberetained. LoadingDocks:Loadingdocksareanimportantcharacterdefiningfeatureofthedistrict.Theirexistencereflectstheindustrialheritageofthedistrict.Thelocationanddimensionsofloadingdocks,whetheronstreetsorinalleys,mustberetained.Itisnotappropriatetoremove,lower,ornarrowthem.Loadingareasthatareintegratedintotherearofthebuildingarecommonalongrailspursandrailyards.Thesefeatureswerecreatedtoaccommodatetoandfromfreightrailcars.Theseareimportantcharacterdefiningfeaturesandreflecttheinterdependenceoftherailroadandwarehouseandmanufacturingindustrieswithinthedistrict.FormoreinformationontherelationshipofloadingdocksandstreetandalleyinfrastructureseetheGuidelinesforInfrastructureandthePublicRealmsection.Requirement:2.56. Loadingdocksandtheirassociatedcanopiesshallbepreserved.Theirlocation,height,width,andlengthshallberetained.2.57. Railingsonloadingdocks,whenrequired,shallbedesignedasnewadditionswithsimpleverticalorhorizontalmemberswhichreflecttheindustrialheritageofthearea.2.58. Loadingareasthatareintegratedintobuildingsshallremainopenandnotbefullyenclosedwithopaquematerials.Advisory:2.59. Apouredconcretebasewithapouredconcreteslabisappropriaterepairorreplacementmaterialsforloadingdocks.2.60. Creativeandadaptivereuseofintegratedloadingareasisencouragedtohighlighttheseuniquefeatures.OtherConsiderations:2.61. Theenclosureofloadingareasthatareintegratedintobuildingswithglassorgrillworkwillbeconsidered. Roofs&Parapets:Requirement:2.62. Theoriginalbuildingrooflineincludingthecornice,parapet,andotherelementsshallberetainedandnotaltered.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 242.63. RooftopdecksandequipmentincludingHVAC,windorsolarpowerequipmentthatprojectsabovetherooflineshallbesetbackfromtheprimarybuildingelevation(s)onestructuralbay.Theyshallnotbevisiblefromthestreet.Morevisiblelocationswillbeconsideredifevidenceisprovidedofstructuralloadneeds.2.64. Therepairofroofswithmodernroofingmaterials,suchasrolledrubberorasphalt,isallowedandshallnotbevisiblefromthestreet.OtherConsiderations:2.65. Theinstallationofgreenroofswillbeconsidered,ifevidenceisprovidedtoindicatetheexistingstructuralsupportscansupporttheproposedtreatment.2.66. Whenaparapetorcorniceismissing,replacementswillbeconsideredbasedonhistoricphotosorotherevidence.2.67. Whereparapetcapsaremissing,metalcopingwithanappropriatepaintedfinishwillbeconsidered.RooftopAdditions:Buildingsfromtheperiodofsignificancehadflatroofswithaparapetwall.Mostroofshavesmallpenthousesforstairsorelevators.Theroofsofmanyofthebuildingscontainwatertowers,tanks,andchimneys,whichshouldberetained.Rooftopadditionsarerarelyappropriateonbuildings.Rooftopadditionsonbuildingsthatarelessthanfourstoriesarenotallowedduetotheirvisibility.Incaseswherearooftopadditionisallowedtheguidelinesareintendedtominimizevisibilityoftheadditionfromthepublicstreetbylimitingitsfootprint,scale,heightandmass.Thisminimizesalterationstothehistoriccharacterofthebuilding,thesurroundinghistoricdistrict,streetscapeorotheradjacentstructures.Requirement:2.68. Anewrooftopadditionshallbesetbackaminimumofonestructuralbayor15feet,whicheverisgreater,fromallsidesofthebuilding.Thissetbackdoesnotconstituteastandardright,butabaseline,additionalsetbacksmayberequiredtomeettheintentoftheguidelines.2.69. Theheightoftherooftopadditionshallbelimitedtoonestoryandshallnotexceed14feetinheightmeasuredfromthestructuralroofdeckoftheexistingbuilding.Theheightincludesstairandelevatorpenthousesandrooftopmechanicalequipmentproposedontopoftheaddition.2.70. Thedesignofrooftopadditionsshallbeclearlydifferentiatedfromthehistoricbuildinginawaythatdoesnotdetractfromthecharacterofthehistoricbuildingorthedistrict.OtherConsiderations:2.71. Rooftopadditionstocontributingbuildingsarerarelyappropriate.Arooftopadditionwillbeconsideredifvisibilityandsitelinestudiesindicatethattheadditionisminimallyvisiblefromanypublicrightofway.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 25BuildingAdditionstotheSide&RearofExistingBuildings:Requirement:2.72. Additionsshallnotbelocatedoncharacterdefiningfacadesofthefront,rear,orsidesofaproperty.2.73. Newadditionsshallbelimitedinthesizetopreservetherelationshipwiththeexistingbuilding.Thenewadditionshallnotexceedtheheight,width,ordepthoftheexistingbuilding.2.74. NewadditionsbuiltalongthepublicrightofwayshallbetreatedasnewconstructionandshallcomplywithPartIIIofthisdocument,DesignGuidelinesforNewBuildingsonInfillSites.OtherConsiderations:2.75. Additionstononcharacterdefiningfacadeswillbeconsideredonacasebycasebasis.AccessoryStructures:Requirement:2.76. Accessorystructuresincludingbutnotlimitedtostoragebuildingsanddumpsterenclosuresshallnotbevisiblefromthepublicrightofwayandshallnotobscurethebuildingsfeatures.2.77. Accessorystructuresshallbecompatibletotheprimarybuildingorstructure.Suchcompatibilityshallbedeterminedbyarchitecturalstyle,colors,materialsandfinishes.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 26PartIII:DesignGuidelinesforNewBuildingsonInfillSitesTheintentoftheDesignGuidelinesforNewBuildingsonInfillSitessectionistoencouragecompatibledesignthatreinforceskeycharacterdefiningfeaturesofthedistrict.Compatibilityistheabilityofdifferentcomponents,whethersimilarordissimilar,tofunctiontogetherandstandtogether.Newbuildingsshallnotreplicateexistingbuildings.Thefollowingdesignguidelinesestablishaframeworkformakingdesigndecisionsthatwillreinforcethekeycharacterdefiningelementsofthedistrictwhileallowingforcreativityandflexibilityinnewdesigns.TherearesevenkeymeasuresofdesignfoundintheexistingbuildingsintheWarehouseHistoricDistrict.Theseinclude:Streetwall,Massing,Scale,Rhythm,Fenestration,Materials,andArchitecturalDetails.Thesemeasurescanbefoundineachofthebuildingsinthedistrictanddevelopacollectivevocabularyofdesignwithinthedistrict.Thedesignsofthefeaturesrevealanevolutionovertheperiodofsignificanceofthedistrict,1865to1930.Thisevolutionindesigncorrespondswiththeageofthebuilding.Likewise,theageofthebuildingscorrespondswiththegeographicdevelopmentpatternsdescribedintheIntroductionofthisdocument(SeeDistinctiveCharacterAreasoftheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictp.XX).TheNineteenthandTwentiethCenturyWarehouseAreasrepresentthegeographicboundariesoftheindustryanddesignevolution.Theguidelineshavebeengroupedintotwosections:InfillSiteDesignandBuildingDesign.TheInfillSiteDesignguidelinesaddressthebuildinglocationandorientation.TheyaddresstheStreetWallmeasureofdesign.TheNewBuildingDesignguidelinesaddressthedesignofthebuilding.Theyaddresstheremainingsixmeasuresofdesign:Massing,Scale,Rhythm,Fenestration,MaterialsandArchitecturalDetails.INFILLSITEDESIGNTheintentofthefollowingsitedesignguidelinesistoensurethatnewbuildingsandinfilldevelopmentreinforcethehistoricdevelopmentpatternsandstreetwallofthedistrict.ThefollowingguidelinesadheretothestreetandblocktypologiesintroducedintheDesignGuidelinesforthePublicRealm,whichincludeCommercial,Freight,andMixedstreets.Thestreetandblocktypologiesproviderequirementsontheorientationofbuildingsalongthethreestreettypes.Streetwall:Theorientationandlocationofbuildingsareimportantcharacterdefiningfeaturesinthedistrict.DuringthelateNineteenthandearlyTwentiethCenturies,commercialbuildingsweretypicallybuilttothefrontpropertylinetomaximizetheirentirebuildingenvelope.ThebuildingsintheWarehouseHistoricDistrictfollowthisbuildinglocationpattern.Thewarehousingandmanufacturingindustriesthatwerehousedinmanyofthebuildingsoftenmaximizedtheirbuildingenvelopetoaccommodatetheirgrowingbusinesses.Theconsistentlocationofthebuildingssetsasolidwallwherethebuildingwallmeetsthepublicrightofway.Thisbuildingplacementistheunderpinningfortheconsistentstreetwallcorridorfeeling,whichisanimportantcontexttothecharacterofthedistrict.StreetwallBuildingPlacementonSite:Requirement:3.1. Thebuildingshallbebuilttothepropertylineadjacenttothepublicrightofway(zerosetback).Amaximumsetbackoffivefeetisallowedforrecessedentryways.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 273.2. Fencesandgradeseparationsbetweenthebuildingandpublicrightofwayareinappropriateandshallnotbeallowed.3.3. Chainlinkfencesarenotallowed.3.4. Whenstormwatermanagementsystemsarerequired,theyshallbemasterplannedandlocatedtotherearofbuildingsAdvisory:3.5. Aperimeterblockpatternwithbuildingsbuilttolineandprivateorsemiprivatecourtyardstotherearofthebuildingisappropriate.OtherConsiderations:3.6. Sidecourtyards,seatingareasandspacesthatsupportpedestrianactivitieswillbeconsideredaslongastheydonotinterruptthehistoricrhythmoftheblockface.Asetbackofupto20feetwillbeconsidered.AccessPointsPedestrianInterface:Requirement:3.7. Buildingsshallbeorientedsuchthatprincipalfacadesandentrancesfacepublicstreets.3.8. PrimarybuildingentrancesshallbelocatedalongcommercialormixedStreets.3.9. SecondarybuildingentrancesshallbelocatedalongfreightStreets.OtherConsiderations:3.10. Cornerentrancesonbuildingswillbeconsideredonlyattheintersectionsoftwocommercialstreetsandchamferedcornersshallberestrictedtothefirstflooronly.AccessPointsVehicularInterface&Parking:Requirement:3.11. Vehicularaccesstoasiteshallbeobtainedusingexistingalleys.3.12. Newvehicularaccesstoasiteshallnotbemadefromcommercialormixedstreets.3.13. Parkingshallbelocatedbelowgradeortotherearofthebuildings.3.14. Offstreetparkingshallnotbelocatedalongaprincipalfacadeorbetweenthebuildingandtherightofway.3.15. Opportunitiesforsharedparkingandvehicularaccessshallbeexploredtothegreatestextentpossible.OtherConsiderations:3.16. Newvehicularaccessfromfreightstreetswillbeconsidered.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 28AccessPointsLoadingAreas:Requirement:3.17. Loadingareasshallbelocatedtotherearoftheproperty,accessedthroughalleysorbyfreightstreets.AccessoryStructures:Requirement:3.18. Accessorystructuresincludingbutnotlimitedtostoragebuildingsanddumpsterenclosuresshallnotbevisiblefromthepublicrightofwayandshallnotobscurethebuildingsfeatures.3.19. Accessorystructuresshallbecompatibletotheprimarybuildingorstructure.Suchcompatibilityshallbedeterminedbyarchitecturalstyle,colors,materialsandfinishes.DESIGNFORNEWBUILDINGSTheintentoftheDesignforNewBuildingsguidelinesistoencouragecompatibledesignthatreinforceskeycharacterdefiningfeaturesofthedistrict.Compatibilityistheabilityofdifferentcomponents,whethersimilarordissimilar,tofunctiontogetherandstandtogether.Newbuildingsshallnotcreatefalsehistorybyreplicatingexistingbuildings.Thefollowingdesignguidelinesestablishaframeworkformakingdesigndecisionsthatwillreinforcethekeycharacterdefiningelementsofthedistrictwhileallowingforcreativityandflexibilityinnewdesigns.Massing: ThebuildingsoftheWarehouseHistoricDistrictgenerallypossesssimilarmassing.Thevolumeorshapeofthebuildingsisnotmadeupofacomplexcollectionofvolumes;itismadeupofonesingularrectangularvolume.Smallancillaryadditionscanbefoundforaccessormechanicalpenthousesontheirroofs.Therooftoppenthousesareminimallyvisiblefromthepublicrightsofwayanddonotsignificantlyalterthegeneralmassingofthebuildings.Requirement:3.20. Buildingsshallhaveasingularrectangularshapeandvolume.3.21. Buildingfacadesorportionsoffacadesthataresteppedbackalongstreetfacingfacadesarenotallowed.OtherConsiderations:3.22. Buildingfacadesorportionsoffacadesthataresteppedbackwillbeconsiderediftheproposedmassingfortheoverallbuildingsisdemonstratedtobecompatiblewiththedesignofsurroundinghistoricbuildingswithinthedistrict.Theproposedmassingshallbesuperiorindesigntotherequiredsingularrectangularvolume.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 29Scale:ThebuildingsoftheNineteenthandTwentiethCenturyWarehouseAreasrepresentachronologyintheriseofthewarehousingindustryinMinneapolisandshowcasetheevolutionarchitecturaldesignandstructuralengineeringinMinneapolis.Thisevolutionismostapparentinthescaleofthebuildingsinthedistrict.Thewarehousingandmanufacturingindustryneedsofthebusinesseslocatedwithinthedistrictevolvedfromthe1870stotheearly1900s.Thefootprintsofthebuildingsgrewtoaccommodatethegrowthoftheindustries.Theexpandedfootprintsrequiredtheconsolidationoforiginallyplattedparcels.Structuraltechnologiesalsoevolvedduringthistime.Structuraltechnologiesmovedfromloadbearingmasonrywalls,todesignswithheavytimberedinteriorsupports,toreinforcedconcretedesignsbetweenthe1870sandearly1900s.Thisevolutioninstructuraltechnologiesmadeitfeasibletoincreasethesizeofstructures.Thisresultedinthevariationsinbuildingscalewithinthedistrictbasedonwhenabuildingwasconstructed.TheNineteenthCenturyWarehouseArearepresentstheearlyhistoryofthedistrict,whenwidthsofthebuildingswerenarrowandtheheightwasbetweentwoandfivestoriestall.Thesimilarityofthethinandrelativelytallscaleofthebuildingsisanembodimentoftheoriginalplattingoftheareaonnarrow,deeplots.ThisbuildingscaleismostevidentonWashingtonAvenueNorthbetweenFirstandSecondAvenuesNorth.TheTwentiethCenturyWarehouseArearepresentsthelaterhistoryofthedistrictwhenwidthofthebuildingsgrewuptohalfcityblockandtheirheightsweretypicallybetweenfourandtenstoriestall.ExamplesofbuildingsexhibitingthislargerscalecanbefoundonWashingtonAvenueNorthbetweenFifthandNinthAvenuesNorth.Requirement:NineteenthCenturyWarehouse:3.23. Heightofbuildingsshallbebetweentwo(2)andsix(6)stories.3.24. Thefirstfloorheightshallbebetween14and18feetandupperstoryheightbetween10and14feet.TwentiethCenturyWarehouse:3.25. Heightofbuildingsshallbebetweentwo(2)andten(10)stories.3.26. Thefirstfloorheightshallbebetween14and21feetandupperstoryheightbetween10and14feet.Advisory:3.27. Considerthefootprintsoftheadjacentbuildingsalongtheblockfacetodevelopadesignfornewanewbuildingthatiscompatiblewiththescaleofsurroundingbuildings.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 30Rhythm:Therhythmofthebuildingsinthedistrictiscreatedbyarchitecturalelementsthatprovideanoverallverticaldirectionalemphasis.Thecompositionofthebuildingfacadesarearrangedwithadefinedbase,middleandtop.Thebuildingsarehorizontallysegmentedintothesethreepartsthroughthetreatmentofmaterialsonthegroundfloors,horizontalbandingandcornices.Indesigningnewbuildingsthishorizontalsegmentationcanbemoresubtlethanthehistoricalexampleswithinthedistrict.Thebuildingsaredividedintoverticalbaysbythegroupingofwindowopeningsandarchitecturaldetails.Themassingandscalealongwiththeverticalorientationofthebaysanddefinedbase,middleandtopcreateanoverallverticalaccentuationtothebuildings.Therhythmofbaysandverticalorientationdidnotsignificantlyevolveasthebuildingsandindustriesevolvedbetween1865and1930.Thebuildingsallshareasimilarrhythmofabase,middle,andtopwithverticalbaysthatcreateanoverallverticalaccentuationtothebuildings.Requirement:3.28. Buildingfacadesshalldisplayadefinedbase,topandmiddleportions,differentiatedbyvariationsinarchitecturaltreatment,materialsordetails.Anappropriatefacadecompositionofbase,middleandtopis: Base: Theportionfromgradeleveltothetopofthefirstfloorortothetopofthesecondfloorifthesecondfloorisdesignedasamezzanine Top: Theportionabovethewindowoftheuppermostfloortothetopoftheparapet Middle:Theportionbetweenthebaseandthetop3.29. Deeplymodulatedverticalorhorizontalarticulationshallnotbeallowed.3.30. Fenestrationshallbegroupedintoverticalbays.3.31. Buildingsshallhaveflatroofs.3.32. Crenellatedparapets,undulatingrooflines,sloped(hiporgable)roofsareinappropriateandshallnotbeallowed.3.33. Rooftopequipment,decks,orpenthousestructuresthatprojectabovetherooflineincluding,antennas,orotherservicedevicesorequipmentsuchassolarpanelsorwindturbines,shallbesetbackfromtheprimarybuildingfacade(s)byonestructuralbayonallsidesofthebuilding.Theequipment,decks,orpenthousesshallnotbevisiblefromtherightofwayadjacenttotheprimaryfacade(s).Advisory:3.34. Simplefacadearticulationwithasymmetricalarrangementoffenestrationinrecognizablegroupsisappropriate.3.35. Flatroofs,withcappedparapetsandcorbelledcornicesareappropriate.3.36. Greenorlivingroofsareappropriate. MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 31Fenestration:Thefenestrationofthebuildingsreferstothelocation,spacinganddesignofwindows,storefronts,anddoors.Thewindowsofallthebuildingsaresymmetricallyarrangedandgrouped.Asnotedintherhythmsection,thegroupingofwindowsandstorefrontsfollowaverticalbaylayoutfromstorytostorythathelpscreateverticalaccentuationtothebuildings.Theshapeofthewindowsaretallerthantheyarewide,whichfurtheradvancestheverticalaccentuationoftheoverallbuildingdesigns.Thebuildingsinthedistrictrepresentachronologyoftheriseofwarehousing.Thecollectionofbuildingsinthedistrictdocumentstheevolutionoftheindustries,thestructuraltechnologies,andarchitecturaldesign.Thechangesinstructuraltechnologiesandarchitecturaldesignareevidentinthedesignofthewindowsonthebuildingswithinthedistrict.DuetothemasonryconstructionofthebuildingsintheWarehouseHistoricDistrictthewindowsweretypicallysetbackthewidthofatleastonebrickfromthefaceofthebuildingwall.Thisnonflushwindowplacementcreatesshadowlines.Theshadowlinesandfacadedetailscreatedbytherecessedwindowopeningsprovideuniquerelieftobuildingsandaddanotherlevelofdetailandvisualcharactertothebuilding.Traditionallywindowsweredoublehung.ThedoublehungwindowispredominantinboththeNineteenthandTwentiethCenturyWarehouseareas.Thesedoublehungwindowsrangedfromlargeoneoveronewindowstomultiplepaneddividedlightdoublehungwindows.Around1910thedesignofwindowsfortheseindustrialbuildingsinthedistrictchangedalongwithconstructionandstructuraltechnologies.Theuseofreinforcedconcretereducedtheneedfortheexteriorwallsofthebuildingtosupportthestructuralloadsofthebuildings.Thisallowedforanewwindowtype:theChicagoStyledividedlightwindow.OneChicagoStyledividelightwindowcouldbeusedtoprovidelightintothebuildinginsteadofgroupingmultipledoublehungwindowstogether.TheuseofthisnewtypeofwindowwasusedinthelastphaseofwarehousingandmanufacturinggrowthinthedistrictandcanbefoundinthebuildingsalongWashingtonAvenueNortharoundSixthandSeventhAvenuesNorth.FenestrationBuildingEnvelope:Theintentionofthefollowingfenestrationrequirementsistoachieveasolidtovoidratio(ratioofopaquematerials[walls]totransparentmaterials[windows,doors,andotheropenings])thatiscompatiblewiththecharacterofthedistrict.Requirement:3.37. Thetotalfirstfloorstreetfacingfacadeglazedfenestrationshallrangebetween50%and75%offirstfloorfacadearea.3.38. Thetotalfacadefenestrationshallrangebetween35%and60%oftotalfacadearea.3.39. Louversorotheropeningsinthefacadesformechanicalequipmentsuchasfireplace,heatingventilationaircondition(HVAC)andlaundryventsarenotappropriateandshallnotbepermittedonprimary(streetfacing)facades.Advisory:3.40. Asimplerectangularfenestrationpatternisappropriate. MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 32FenestrationWindows:Requirement:3.41. Windowsshallbecompatiblewiththesurroundinghistoricbuildingsintheiralignment,typeandproportion.3.42. Windowframesandmullionsshallmatchthescaleofthewindowopeningandglazedareaandbecompatiblewiththecolorandmaterialsofthefacade.3.43. Clearglassornonreflectivelowemissionglassorcoatingsshallbeused.3.44. Continuoushorizontalorverticalbandsofwindowsshallnotbeallowed.Advisory:3.45. Realsingleordoublehungwindowsatregularintervals,andinasizeandnumberthatcomplimentsthebuildingareappropriate(seeFenestrationBuildingEnvelope:guidelines3.37and3.38)3.46. Theappropriateheighttowidthproportionofindividualwindowsis4:1to3:1.3.47. Twinwindowsortwowindowsseparatedbyaminimum4inchwidemullionwithinawindowopeningareappropriate.3.48. Commercialstyledividedlightandcontemporaryinterpretationsofthisstyleareappropriate.3.49. Archedwindowsareappropriate.3.50. Windowswithdetailssuchaslintelsandsillsareappropriateandencouraged.3.51. Windowsareencouragedtobesetbackfromthefacadeofthebuilding.FenestrationEntryways:Requirement:3.52. Entrywaysshallbeinscalewiththebuilding3.53. Entrywaysshallhaveadesignthatisrectilinearorarchedinshape.3.54. Doorsandentrywaysshallbeverticallyproportioned.FenestrationStorefronts&DisplayAreas:Requirement:3.55. Storefrontsshallmatchthescaleofthebuilding(seeFenestrationBuildingEnvelope:guidelines3.37).3.56. Storefrontsshallbedividedintobaysthatfollowtherhythmofthebuilding.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 33FenestrationBalconies:Requirement:3.57. Balconiesshallmaintaintheentrywayandwindowfenestrationpatternsofthebuilding.3.58. Projectingbalconiesonsecondaryfacadesshallbesetbackonestructuralbayfromtheprimary(streetfacing)facade(s).3.59. Balconiesshallnotprojectbeyondthebuildingwallofthestructureonprimary(streetfacing)facade(s).Advisory:3.60. Simple,functional,rectilinearbalconiesareappropriate.3.61. OtherConsiderations:3.62. Fullyrecessedbalconieswillbeconsideredforprimaryandsecondaryfacadesofnewconstructionifevidenceisprovidedthatthebuildingwallmaintainsthefeelingofasolidbuildingwall.FenestrationCanopies&Awnings:Requirement:3.63. Canopiesandawningsshallcomplementthefenestrationpatternsofthebuilding.3.64. Awningsshallbeattachedabovethefenestrationbutbelowthecornice,signpanel,orbelowthetransomofthestorefront.3.65. Theawningarea,inelevation,shallnotexceed20%ofthefirstfloorfacadeelevationarea.3.66. Curvedandbacklitawningsorcanopiesshallnotbeallowed.Advisory:3.67. Metalcanopies,compatiblewiththeindustrialheritageoftheareaareconsideredappropriate.3.68. Solidfabricawningsassociatedwithfirstfloorentrywaysorwindowsandaboveorbelowtransomwindowsareappropriate.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 34Materials:Thebuildingmaterialsareoneofthemostprominentvisualcharacteristicsofthedistrict.Theexistingbuildingsinthedistrictwerebuiltofmasonryconstruction.Thepredominantmaterialisbrickthoughmanyofthebuildingshavestoneandterracottadetails.Thebuildingsgenerallyhaveonepredominantmaterialandcolorwithasecondarymaterialorcolorusedfortrimsoraccents.Thecolorsofthemasonryincludered,grey,brownandtan.Typicallytheprimary(streetfacing)facadesofbuildingweregenerallycladinonematerialtypeandcolor.Thismaterialwastypicallyamorehighstylemasonrymaterial.Thesecondary(nonstreetfacing)facadesweretypicallycladinadifferent,morecommonmasonrymaterial.Requirement:3.69. Buildingfacadesthatfaceapublicstreetshallhaveoneprincipalmaterial,excludingdoorandwindowopenings,andmayhaveuptooneadditionalmaterialfortrimsanddetails.Permittedmaterialsinclude,butarenotlimitedtobrick,stone,terracotta,paintedmetal,hardyboardpanels,pouredconcreteandprecastconcrete.3.70. Vinyl,wood,andhardyboardlapsiding,stucco,EIFS,exposedmetalsandmaterialswithshinyfinishesshallnotbeallowedforfacadematerials.Advisory:3.71. Havingoneprincipalfacadematerialandcoloronprimary(streetfacing)facadesandanothermaterialorcolorforsecondary(nonstreetfacing)facadesisappropriate.3.72. Onecolorisappropriateperbuildingfacadeandonesecondarycolorisappropriateforaccents,trimsanddetails.3.73. Painted(nonshinnymetalliccolors)metal,woodandglassareappropriateforwindows,doorsandentryways.3.74. Basefacadecolorsthatmatchstandardbrickcolorsnamelyterracottared,grey,brownandtanareappropriate.3.75. Appropriatecolorsforbuildingaccents,trimsanddetailsareshadesofnativesandstoneorlimestone,tan,beigeorgrey.3.76. Appropriatetrimcolorsfordoorframes,windowframeshandrailsandexternalmetalfeatures,areblack,anddarktonesofblue,red,brown,orgreen. OtherConsiderations:3.77. Glasscurtainwallwillbeconsideredasaprincipalmaterial.3.78. Exposedmetalswillbeconsideredasaprincipalmaterial. MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 35ArchitecturalDetails:ThearchitecturaldetailsofthebuildingsintheWarehouseHistoricDistrictareaproductofthearchitecturalstylesofthebuildings,themechanicalorindustrialneedsoftheusesthebuildingscontainedandthewealthgeneratedbytheindustries,whichallowedforthedesignersofthesebuildingstoembellishthebuildingswithornatedetails.Thearchitecturaldetailsprovideanadditionallevelofreliefandinteresttothefacadesofthebuildings.Thesedetailsaddtothecharacteroftheindividualbuildingsandtheoverallcharacterofthedistrict.Thereplicationorincorporationofsimilardetailsinnewbuildingsisnotrequiredorevenencouraged.Theintentofdiscussingarchitecturaldetailsistoencouragedesignersofnewbuildingstounderstandhowthesedetailswereusedinthedistrictandtoinvokethoughtfuluseofdetailsthatprovideinteresttothefacadesofthenewbuildings.Theuseofdetailsshallbeappropriatetothedesignperspectiveoftheproposedbuildingandnottrytoreplicatehistoricbuildings. Advisory:3.79. Architecturaldetailsandfeaturesareencouragedtocreateinteresttothefacadeofnewbuildings.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 36PartIV:RailYardsAreaTheRailYardsAreaisdifferentfromtherestoftheWarehouseHistoricDistrict.ThisisthesiteoftheformerrailyardfortheGreatNorthern(nowknownastheBurlingtonNorthernSantaFeBNSF)andtheMinneapolis&St.LouisRailroads(nowknownastheUnionPacific).TheareaalsocontainsaportionoftheactiveBNSFrailcorridor.Historically,thesitecontainedrailroaddepots,sheds,officesandrailroadtracks.Itdidnotcontainwarehousing,manufacturingorotherbuildingsorstructuresfoundintheotherpartsofthedistrict.ThisareacontainsaportionoftheonlyrailyardindowntownMinneapolisthathasyettobedeveloped.DevelopmentofotherrailyardshaveresultedinbuildingdesignsthatleavetheformerrailyardindistinguishablefromtheotherareasoftheCityanddonotofferanycluestotheimportanceofwhatwasoncethere.Itisimportanttoconveythesignificanceofthisareainnewdevelopmentandprovideforavisualcontextthatsetsthisareaofffromtheadjacenthistoricbuildings.SignificanceThesiteissignificantforthemanipulationofthegrade,whichwasaresultofthe1890settlementofalawsuitbetweentherailroadsandtheCityofMinneapolis.ThisfeatureexemplifiesthetransformativepoweroftherailroadsonthelandscapeofthedistrictandisemblematicoftheinterconnectednessoftherailroadsandthewarehouseindustryinthecommercialgrowthofMinneapolisinthelatenineteenthandearlytwentiethcentury.ThisphysicalalterationallowedthewarehousedistrictandtheCitytobemoreconnectedandhelpedfacilitatethefurthergrowthofwarehousing,manufacturing,andtherailindustryinthearea.Thesignificantfeatureofthesiteistheloweredgraderelativetotheadjacentpropertiesandthebridgingandotherconnectionstheloweredgradesubsequentlyrequired. SITEDESIGNCorridors:Theareacontainsthreedistinctcorridorsthatrepresenttherailroadactivityintheareaandtheconnectionscreatedbytheloweredgradeofthesite.Thefollowingguidelinesprovideguidanceonhowtopreserveandinterpretthesefeaturesintherailyardcharacterarea.Requirement:4.1. A30footwidecorridorovertheexistingBNSFrailcorridorshallremainopentovisualaccessandnotdeckedoverorbuiltoverbybuildings.Advisory:4.2. AlterationstothewidthoftheactiveBNSFrailcorridortoaccommodatetraininfrastructureareappropriateifthe30footwidecorridorisretained.4.3. Bridgingandskywaysoverthecorridororrailyardareappropriate(moreguidanceprovidedunderConnections:4.74.12).ThebridgingoftherailyardandcorridorforThirdandFourthStreetsNorthwasintegraltoreconnectingtheareawestoftherailyardsareawiththerestofdowntown.Thebridgingofthestreetsallowedfortheviewcorridorstoremainuninterruptedalongthesestreetcorridors,whilefreightdepotswereconstructedunderneaththebridges.TheviaductserectedoverthesiteforThirdandFourthStreetsNorthhavebeenremoved.ThesiteisnowbisectedbytheMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 37Interstate94viaductsthatconnecttoThirdandFourthStreetsNorthontheeastsideoftherailyards.However,theviewcorridorsforThirdandFourthStreetsNorthremain.Requirement:4.4. The80footwideThirdStreetNorthViewCorridorshallremainunobstructedtotheskyandbepreservedthoughthesite.Newdevelopmentintherailyardisallowedbelowthehistoricbridgedeckheight,butshallnotencroachonthisfeatureabovethatlevel.4.5. TheFourthStreetNorthCorridorshallbepreservedthroughthesite.ThecorridorisobscuredbythecurrentI94Viaducts.ThepreservationofthiscorridorcanbedoneinterpretativelythroughdesignanditisnotrequiredtoremainunobstructedliketheThirdStreetNorthCorridor.Advisory:4.6. ReconstructingabridgeovertherailyardsandrailcorridoratThirdStreetNorthisstronglyencouraged.Connections:In1890,thegradeoftherailcorridorandtherailyardswereloweredandthebridgeswereconstructedtofacilitatebetterconnectionsthroughandtotheRailYardArea.Thesealterationsfacilitatedthefurthergrowthoftherailroad,warehousing,manufacturingandotherindustriesinthewarehousedistrict.Allowingconnectionstoandthroughthesiteinfuturedevelopmentisinkeepingwiththespirit,intentandoutcomeofthedesignofthishistoricfeature.TheWashingtonAvenueNorthsteeltrussbridgeistheonlyexistingbridgetoremaininthedistrict.TheThird,FourthandFifthStreetsNorthbridgeshaveallbeenreplacedorremoved.TheWashingtonAvenueNorthbridgesteelsuperstructureisoriginal;howeveritsitsonconcretedeck,supportsandabutmentsthatwerereplacedintheearlytwentyfirstcentury.Requirement:4.7. TheWashingtonAvenueNorthsteeltrussbridgesuperstructureshallremainonthesite.4.8. TheThirdStreetNorthbridgeabutmentonthewestsideoftherailcorridorsisintactandshallbepreservedinplace.4.9. SkywaysorbridgesareallowedovertheBNSFrailcorridor.4.10. DeckingovertheBNSFcorridorisnotallowed.4.11. Thenumberofskywaysorbridgesthatareallowedisnotspecified.Thewidthoftheskywaysorbridgesshallnotexceedthehistoricwidthoftheviaductsthatbridgedthearea.Whentheskywaysandbridgesexceedthewidthoftheviaductsortheirnumberistoogreattheycreateadeckedfeelandthedesign,feeling,andassociationofthecorridorislost.OtherConsiderations:4.12. SkywaysbetweennewconstructionandhistoricbuildingsontheeastsideoftheRailYardsAreawillbeconsideredifconnectingtoasecondaryfacadeanditwillnotconcealordamagethefreighttransferfeaturesofthesebuildings.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 38GradeSeparation:Theloweredgradeoftherailyardsandevenlowergradeoftheactiverailcorridorareintegralcharacterdefiningfeaturesofthedistrict.Developmentintherailyardsareawilllikelyoccuratmultiplelevelswiththeconnectionsandaccessatthecurrentrailyardsgradelevel,connectionsandaccessatthebridgedeckheightofFifthStreetNorthandrailaccessattheleveloftheactiverailcorridor.Themultiplelevelsofactivityareinkeepingwiththecharacteroftherailyardarea.Thehistoricgradeelevationsoftherailyardsareaareencouragedtobeincorporatedintothedesignofnewconstruction.Requirement:4.13. TheloweredelevationsintheRailYardAreashallnotbelostinthedevelopmentofthearea.Advisory:4.14. Designinterpretation,visual,orphysicalaccessisencouragedtoconveythelowerelevationofthearea.DESIGNFORNEWBUILDINGSTherailyardscontainedbrickfreightdepots,coveredshedsandrailroadofficebuildings.Thebuildingswerelongandnarrow,builttoaccommodatetrainsandrailcars.Thebuildingsexhibitedavarietyofformswithgabledandflatroofs,andbrickandsteelexteriormaterials.ThedepotandrailyardfacilitieswereremovedpriortothelistingofthedistrictontheNationalRegisterofHistoricPlacesin1989.Developmentofotherrailyardsdowntownhaveintegratedthoseyardswithsurroundingdevelopmentbydevelopingthebuildingstothetraditionalbuildingformsofthesurroundingdistrict.Newdevelopmentintherailyardsareashouldbetruetoitselfandnotbedesignedtoresemblewarehousebuildingsorfreighthouses.Itisimportantthatnewconstructionoffsetitselfthroughdesigninthisarea,butitisimportantthatnewconstructionpreservethefeaturesofthesiteoutlinedintheSiteDesignGuidelines.Setbacks:IntheNineteenthandTwentiethCenturyWarehouseAreasthestreetwallcreatedbythebuilttolinebuildinglocationandfenestrationpatternsofthebuildingsisanimportantcharacterdefiningfeature.OnlytheWashingtonAvenueNorthportionoftheRailYardsAreaisalongastreetwhereadistinctstreetwallisevidentandwashistoricallyrepresentedbyaformerbuildingwall.TheeastboundaryoftherailyardsareaabutsbuildingsintheTwentiethCenturyWarehousecharacterareaofthedistrict.Therearofthesebuildingscontainsintegrateddesignstoaccommodatefreighttransferfromrailroadcars.Thesefeaturesareimportanttodefiningthecharacterofthedistrict.Constructingnewbuildingsimmediatelyadjacenttotherearofthesebuildingswouldobscuretheseimportantcharacterdefiningfeatures.Requirement:4.15. TheWashingtonAvenueNorthstreetwallshallbereinforcedwithnewdevelopmentalongthisportionofthesite.Abuilttolinesetbackofzerofeetisrequired.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 394.16. NospecificsetbackshallberequiredforbuildingsorotherfeaturesalongFifthStreetNorth.Therewasneverastreetwalltheretoprotect.4.17. AseparationshallbemaintainedbetweennewbuildingsorstructuresandthehistoricbuildingsontheeastsideofRailYardsArea.SkywaysoverthisseparationwillbeconsideredpertheguidelinesinConnections(4.74.12).BuildingHeight:Theheightofnewbuildingscanaffecttherelationshipsofthedistrict.Thefollowingguidelineexiststoensurethattherelationshipsandcontextarepreservedandnotlostduetotheheightofnewbuildings.Requirement:4.18. Theheightofnewbuildingsshallnotexceed20stories.OtherConsiderations:4.19. Additionalheightwillbeconsideredifevidenceisprovidedthatshowstheadditionalheightiscompatiblewithadjacenthistoricresourcesandtheothercontextsofthedistrict.Therearenootherguidelinesaddressingbuildingdesignormaterials.Buildingsshallstandapartfromthedesignoftheadjacenthistoricbuildings.Itisimportanttorecognizethatthebuildingsinthedistricthavelastedover100years.Newconstructioninthisareashouldbedesignedtolastforthesame.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 40APPENDIXAGLOSSARYOFTERMSAmericanswithDisabilitiesAct(ADA)Publiclawenactedin1990guaranteeingrightsforpeoplewithdisabilitiestohaveequalaccesstofacilitiesandservicesArchitecturalConservationIstheprocessthroughwhichthematerial,historicalanddesignintegrityofthebuildingorstructureareprolongedthroughplannedinterventionsArchitraveThemoldingaroundadoororwindow.Italsoreferstothelowestpartofanentablaturethatrestsimmediatelyonthecapitalsofthecolumns.ArticulationArticulationofafaadeaccentuatesvisibleaspectsofdifferentpartsofabuilding,breakingitdownintomanydistinctpieces,sometimesobscuringthesenseofthewholebuildingBalconyAnopenplatform,recessedorprojectingfromthewallofabuildingandsurroundedbyabalustradeorrailingorparapet.BalustradeArowofrepeatingbalustersandsmallpoststhatsupporttheupperrailofarailing.BandcourseAprojecting,horizontalelementseparatingpartsofawallsurface,especiallyinmasonryconstructionBayAregularlyrepeatedunitofspaceonthefaadeofabuilding,oftenformedorsuggestedbydimensionsofthestructuralframeworkCasingTheflatwoodtrimonthesurfaceofthewallsurroundingawindowordoor,oftenwithbandsofmoldingaroundtheperimeterColumnarTreesTreesthatusuallyhavetightlyascendingbrancheswithnarrowbranchanglesandshortbranches.TreeswiththisshapearevaluedfortheirnarrowwidththatenablesthemtobeplantedintightspaceswherethereisnotenoughroomforatreewithaspreadingbranchstructureCorbelAnarchitecturalmemberoraseriesofmasonrycourseswhichprogressivelyprojectsupwardandoroutwardfromawallCorniceMoldedprojectionsextendingacrossthetopofawall,orformingthetopelementofadoororwindowframeCorridorAdesignatedstripoflandbetweentwolocationswithinwhichrail,highwayandpedestriantraffic,topography,environmentandothercharacteristicsarelocatedfortransportationpurposesCrestingAhorizontalornamentalelementatthetopofaparapetorroofridge,usuallymadeofmetaloroccasionallyofterracottaDesignCodingAmethodofdraftingdesignguidelinesbycodifyingandregulatingfundamentalarchitecturalcharacteristicssuchasheight,massing,setbacksetc.,asopposedtodictatingarchitecturalstylesDisplayAreasPortionsofthestorefrontwheremerchandize,productsandservicesaredisplayedinamannerthatisvisiblefromthestreetEntablatureAseriesofhorizontalelementsatthetopofawall;inclassicalarchitectureconsistingofanarchitrave,frieze,andcorniceMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 41EntrywayApassageoropeningonabuildingorstructure,usuallyalongapublicstreet,thatprovidesaccesstothegivenbuildingorstructureFaadeAnyoftheexteriorfacesofabuilding;oftenreferstothearchitecturalfront,whichisdistinguishedfromotherwallsbyitsdegreeofelaborationorthelocationoftheprincipalentranceFasciaAflat,horizontalbandonawallsurface;oftenaplainelementwithlittlemoldingatthetopedgeofawallFanlightAsemicircularwindowoveradoorFenestrationAnyopeninginabuilding'senvelopeincludingwindows,doorsandskylightsFriezeAnarchitecturalornamentconsistingofahorizontalsculpturedbandbetweenthearchitraveandthecorniceGhostSignOldhandpaintedadvertisingorsignagethathasbeenpreservedonabuildingforanextendedperiodoftimeHiproofAroofthatslopesinwardfromallfourexteriorwalls,formingapyramidHistoricDesignationIstheprocessbywhichasite,structure,orareaisofficiallyrecognizedashavinghistorical,architectural,orarchaeologicalsignificance.HoodAprojectingelementthatcoversawallopeningsuchasawindowordoor;oftensupportedbybracketsateachendJointThespacebetweenmasonryunitsinawall,usuallyfilledwithmortartoattachtheunitsLEEDLEEDstandsforLeadershipinEnergyandEnvironmentalDesigncreatedbyTheUnitedStatesGreenBuildingCouncil(USGBC)asaratingsystemforgreenbuilding.Greenbuildingreferstothedesign,construction,andoperationofbuildingsinanenvironmentallyfriendlyway.LightAnindividualpaneofglassinawindowordoorLintelAhorizontalstructuralelementinawallthatspansawindowordooropening;inamasonrybuilding,oftendistinguishedbyacontrastingmaterialLouversAsetofparallelslatsinadoor,windoworwalltoadmitairandkeepoutraindirectsunshine,andnoiseMansardAroofwithtwoslopesoneachside,thelowerslopetypicallybeingalmostverticalMonitorAraisedsectionatthetopofaroof,usuallywithglazinginitsverticalsidestoallowilluminationofthecenterofabuildingMullionAstructuralornonstructuralelementwhichdividesawindoworotheropeningintotwoormorelightsMutinAsecondaryframingmemberthatholdsindividualpanesofglasswithinawindoworglazeddoorNationalRegisterofHistoricPlacesIstheofficialFederallistofdistricts,sites,buildings,structures,andobjectssignificantinAmericanhistory,architecture,archaeology,engineeringandcultureNonmetallicAproductorcomponentthatisnotmadeofametalmaterialMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 42OpaqueAsurfacethatneitherreflectsnoremitslightParapetAwalllikebarrierattheedgeofaroof,terrace,balconyorotherstructurePaversStone,brick,concreteorothermaterialsusedforsidewalks,walkways,patios,anddrivewaysPedimentThetriangulargableendofabuilding,framedbyahorizontalcorniceandtheraking(diagonal)cornicesoftheroofeaves,orasimilarformusedaboveadoororwindowPerimeterBlockAcityblockdevelopmentpattern,wherebuildingsarebuilttoline,andentrancesfacethestreet,withsemiprivatecourtyardstotherearofthebuildingsPilasterAverticalprojectiononawall,usuallyrectangularincrosssectionandoftenwithacapitalandbase,thatappearstobesupportingbuildingelementsPitchTheslopeofabuildingelementinrelationtothehorizontal,especiallyinaroofPointingThematerialwithwhichjointsinamasonrywallarefilled.Alsotheprocessofplacingmortarinamasonryjointastheunitsarelaidup;repointingreferstoremovinganouterportionofdeterioratedmortarandrefillingthejointwithnewmortar.PorchAstructureattachedtotheexteriorofabuildingoftenformingacoveredentrancePrecastMembersorcomponentsespeciallyofconcrete;castintoformbeforebeingtransportedtothesiteofinstallationRailingAbarrierconsistingofahorizontalbarandsupportsRakeBoardAdiagonaltrimelementfollowingtheslopeofagableorroof,whereitmeetsanexteriorwallAlsoknownasrakingcornice,rakingcourseorrakingmolding.RecessAportionofsurfaceorfacadesetbackfromtheplaneoftheprimarysurfaceorfacadeSashTheperimeterframeofawindow,includingthehorizontalrailsandverticalstiles,thatholdstheglasspanes;itmaybemovableorfixedSetbackOnaparcelofland,thedistancebetweenthestreetandthefrontofabuilding,orbetweenabuildingandthesideorbackpropertylinesSideLightAnarrowrectangularwindowtothesideofadoororwiderwindowSoffitTheexposedundersurfaceofanoverheadelement,suchasanarchorroofeaveStorefrontThefrontsideofanonresidentialestablishment,facingthestreetandwhichusuallycontainsdisplaywindowsStreetFurniture/FurnishingsIsacollectivetermforobjectsandpiecesofequipmentinstalledonstreetsandroadsforvariouspurposes,includingbutnotlimitedtobenches,bollards,streetlamps,streetlighting,trafficlights,trafficsigns,busstops,andwastereceptaclesTraceryOrnamentalcurvedpatternsinwindows,doorsandotheropeningsoftenmadeofwood,stoneorcastironTransomAwindowaboveadoorway,separatedbyahorizontalcrossbar,orasecondarywindowsimilarlysetabovealargerwindowTrueDividedLightSashAwindowwithindividualpanesofglassseparatedbymutinsMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 43APPENDIXBGENERALGUIDELINESFORtheTreatmentofHistoricPropertiesSpecificreconstructiontechniquesareoutlinedinTheSecretaryoftheInterior'sStandardsfortheTreatmentofHistoricPropertieswithGuidelinesforPreserving,Rehabilitating,Restoring,andReconstructingHistoricBuildings.PropertyownersanddevelopersarestronglyencouragedtoreviewandusethisdocumentwhenimprovingtheirpropertiesDetailedinformationandtechniquesforthetreatmentofhistoricpropertiesarediscussedinTheSecretaryoftheInterior'sStandardsfortheTreatmentofHistoricPropertieswithGuidelinesforPreserving,Rehabilitating,Restoring,andReconstructingHistoricBuildings.Topicscoveredinthis182pagemanualbroadlyincludetechnicalinformationandguidelinesonbuildingexteriors,buildinginteriors,buildingsiteandspecialrequirements GUIDELINESFORPRESERVATION1. Apropertywillbeusedasitwashistorically,orbegivenanewusethatmaximizestheretentionofdistinctivematerials,features,spaces,andspatialrelationships.Whereatreatmentandusehavenotbeenidentified,apropertywillbeprotectedand,ifnecessary,stabilizeduntiladditionalworkmaybeundertaken.2. Thehistoriccharacterofapropertywillberetainedandpreserved.Thereplacementofintactorrepairablehistoricmaterialsoralterationoffeatures,spaces,andspatialrelationshipsthatcharacterizeapropertywillbeavoided.3. Eachpropertywillberecognizedasaphysicalrecordofitstime,place,anduse.Workneededtostabilize,consolidate,andconserveexistinghistoricmaterialsandfeatureswillbephysicallyandvisuallycompatible,identifiableuponcloseinspection,andproperlydocumentedforfutureresearch.4. Changestoapropertythathaveacquiredhistoricsignificanceintheirownrightwillberetainedandpreserved.5. Distinctivematerials,features,finishes,andconstructiontechniquesorexamplesofcraftsmanshipthatcharacterizeapropertywillbepreserved.6. Theexistingconditionofhistoricfeatureswillbeevaluatedtodeterminetheappropriatelevelofinterventionneeded.Wheretheseverityofdeteriorationrequiresrepairorlimitedreplacementofadistinctivefeature,thenewmaterialwillmatchtheoldincomposition,design,color,andtexture.7. Chemicalorphysicaltreatments,ifappropriate,willbeundertakenusingthegentlestmeanspossible.Treatmentsthatcausedamagetohistoricmaterialswillnotbeused.8. Archeologicalresourceswillbeprotectedandpreservedinplace.Ifsuchresourcesmustbedisturbed,mitigationmeasureswillbeundertaken. MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 44GUIDELINESFORREHABILITATION1. Apropertywillbeusedasitwashistoricallyorbegivenanewusethatrequiresminimalchangetoitsdistinctivematerials,features,spaces,andspatialrelationships.2. Thehistoriccharacterofapropertywillberetainedandpreserved.Theremovalofdistinctivematerialsoralterationoffeatures,spaces,andspatialrelationshipsthatcharacterizeapropertywillbeavoided.3. Eachpropertywillberecognizedasaphysicalrecordofitstime,place,anduse.Changesthatcreateafalsesenseofhistoricaldevelopment,suchasaddingconjecturalfeaturesorelementsfromotherhistoricproperties,willnotbeundertaken.4. Changestoapropertythathaveacquiredhistoricsignificanceintheirownrightwillberetainedandpreserved.5. Distinctivematerials,features,finishes,andconstructiontechniquesorexamplesofcraftsmanshipthatcharacterizeapropertywillbepreserved.6. Deterioratedhistoricfeatureswillberepairedratherthanreplaced.Wheretheseverityofdeteriorationrequiresreplacementofadistinctivefeature,thenewfeaturewillmatchtheoldindesign,color,texture,and,wherepossible,materials.Replacementofmissingfeatureswillbesubstantiatedbydocumentaryandphysicalevidence.7. Chemicalorphysicaltreatments,ifappropriate,willbeundertakenusingthegentlestmeanspossible.Treatmentsthatcausedamagetohistoricmaterialswillnotbeused.8. Archeologicalresourceswillbeprotectedandpreservedinplace.Ifsuchresourcesmustbedisturbed,mitigationmeasureswillbeundertaken.9. Newadditions,exterioralterations,orrelatednewconstructionwillnotdestroyhistoricmaterials,features,andspatialrelationshipsthatcharacterizetheproperty.Thenewworkwillbedifferentiatedfromtheoldandwillbecompatiblewiththehistoricmaterials,features,size,scaleandproportion,andmassingtoprotecttheintegrityofthepropertyanditsenvironment.10.Newadditionsandadjacentorrelatednewconstructionwillbeundertakeninsuchamannerthat,ifremovedinthefuture,theessentialformandintegrityofthehistoricpropertyanditsenvironmentwouldbeunimpaired. GUIDELINESFORRESTORATION1. Apropertywillbeusedasitwashistoricallyorbegivenanewusewhichreflectstheproperty'srestorationperiod.2. Materialsandfeaturesfromtherestorationperiodwillberetainedandpreserved.Theremovalofmaterialsoralterationoffeatures,spaces,andspatialrelationshipsthatcharacterizetheperiodwillnotbeundertaken.3. Eachpropertywillberecognizedasaphysicalrecordofitstime,place,anduse.Workneededtostabilize,consolidateandconservematerialsandfeaturesfromtherestorationperiodwillbephysicallyandvisuallycompatible,identifiableuponcloseinspection,andproperlydocumentedforfutureresearch.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 454. Materials,features,spaces,andfinishesthatcharacterizeotherhistoricalperiodswillbedocumentedpriortotheiralterationorremoval.5. Distinctivematerials,features,finishes,andconstructiontechniquesorexamplesofcraftsmanshipthatcharacterizetherestorationperiodwillbepreserved.6. Deterioratedfeaturesfromtherestorationperiodwillberepairedratherthanreplaced.Wheretheseverityofdeteriorationrequiresreplacementofadistinctivefeature,thenewfeaturewillmatchtheoldindesign,color,texture,and,wherepossible,materials.7. Replacementofmissingfeaturesfromtherestorationperiodwillbesubstantiatedbydocumentaryandphysicalevidence.Afalsesenseofhistorywillnotbecreatedbyaddingconjecturalfeatures,featuresfromotherproperties,orbycombiningfeaturesthatneverexistedtogetherhistorically.8. Chemicalorphysicaltreatments,ifappropriate,willbeundertakenusingthegentlestmeanspossible.Treatmentsthatcausedamagetohistoricmaterialswillnotbeused.9. Archeologicalresourcesaffectedbyaprojectwillbeprotectedandpreservedinplace.Ifsuchresourcesmustbedisturbed,mitigationmeasureswillbeundertaken.10.Designsthatwereneverexecutedhistoricallywillnotbeconstructed.GUIDELINESFORRECONSTRUCTION1. Reconstructionwillbeusedtodepictvanishedornonsurvivingportionsofapropertywhendocumentaryandphysicalevidenceisavailabletopermitaccuratereconstructionwithminimalconjecture,andsuchreconstructionisessentialtothepublicunderstandingoftheproperty.2. Reconstructionofalandscape,building,structure,orobjectinitshistoriclocationwillbeprecededbyathorougharcheologicalinvestigationtoidentifyandevaluatethosefeaturesandartifactswhichareessentialtoanaccuratereconstruction.Ifsuchresourcesmustbedisturbed,mitigationmeasureswillbeundertaken.3. Reconstructionwillincludemeasurestopreserveanyremaininghistoricmaterials,features,andspatialrelationships.4. Reconstructionwillbebasedontheaccurateduplicationofhistoricfeaturesandelementssubstantiatedbydocumentaryorphysicalevidenceratherthanonconjecturaldesignsortheavailabilityofdifferentfeaturesfromotherhistoricproperties.Areconstructedpropertywillrecreatetheappearanceofthenonsurvivinghistoricpropertyinmaterials,design,color,andtexture.5. Areconstructionwillbeclearlyidentifiedasacontemporaryrecreation.6. Designsthatwereneverexecutedhistoricallywillnotbeconstructed.MinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 46APPENDIXCListofContributingandNonContributingResourcesID# Address Status ResourceType1 90HennepinAvenue Noncontributing Building2 1001stAvenueNorth Contributing Building3 1161stAvenueNorth Contributing Building4 1201stAvenueNorth Contributing Building5 1281stAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site6 2461stAvenueNorth Contributing Building7 2482501stAvenueNorth Contributing Building8 2541stAvenueNorth Contributing Building9 2561stAvenueNorth Contributing Building10 3001stAvenueNorth Contributing Building11 3141stAvenueNorth Contributing Building12 3183221stAvenueNorth Contributing Building13 3301stAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site14 4001stAvenueNorth Contributing Building15 4164301stAvenueNorth Contributing Building16 5005141stAvenueNorth Contributing Building17 5181stAvenueNorth Contributing Building18 2411stAvenueNorth Contributing Building19 3151stAvenueNorth Contributing Building20 3171stAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site21 3191stAvenueNorth Contributing Building22 3211stAvenueNorth Contributing Building23 3233251stAvenueNorth Contributing Building24 3271stAvenueNorth Contributing Building25 4151stAvenueNorth Contributing Building26 242ndAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site27 1002ndAvenueNorth Contributing Building28 2122ndAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building29 2162ndAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site30 2542ndAvenueNorth Contributing Building31 2452ndAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building32 4192ndAvenueNorth Contributing Building33 1003rdAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site34 1163rdAvenueNorth noncontributing Building35 1263rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building36 2002183rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building37 2503rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building38 4003rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building39 4103rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building40 4143rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building41 4183rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building42 1073rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building43 1273rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building44 2193rdAvenueNorth Contributing Building45 564thAvenueNorth Contributing Building46 4thAvenueNorthBridge Contributing Structure47 1114thAvenueNorth Noncontributing BuildingMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 47ID# Address Status ResourceType48 4095thAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site49 3006thAvenueNorth Contributing Building50 301stStreetNorth Contributing Building51 1001stStreetNorth Contributing Building52 1021stStreetNorth Noncontributing Site53 1041stStreetNorth Noncontributing Site54 1101stStreetNorth Noncontributing Site55 1201stStreetNorth Noncontributing Site56 1241stStreetNorth Contributing Building57 1261stStreetNorth Noncontributing Building58 2001stStreetNorth Contributing Building59 2061stStreetNorth Contributing Building60 2121stStreetNorth Noncontributing Building61 2241stStreetNorth Contributing Building62 1stStreetNorthBridge Noncontributing Structure63 4001stStreetNorth Contributing Building64 4081stStreetNorth Noncontributing Building65 4201stStreetNorth Contributing Building66 4281stStreetNorth Noncontributing Building67 6021stStreetNorth Noncontributing Building68 6141stStreetNorth Contributing Building69 6161stStreetNorth Contributing Building70 6201stStreetNorth Contributing Building71 6241stStreetNorth Noncontributing Building72 7001stStreetNorth Noncontributing Building73 7027081stStreetNorth Contributing Building74 7107221stStreetNorth Contributing Building75 7241stStreetNorth Contributing Building76 1131stStreetNorth Contributing Building77 1151stStreetNorth Contributing Building78 1171stStreetNorth Noncontributing Site79 1191stStreetNorth Noncontributing Building80 1211stStreetNorth Contributing Building81 1231stStreetNorth Noncontributing Building82 1251stStreetNorth Contributing Building83 2131stStreetNorth Noncontributing Site84 2171stStreetNorth Contributing Building85 2211stStreetNorth Contributing Building86 282ndStreetNorth Contributing Building87 1282ndStreetNorth Noncontributing Site88 2002ndStreetNorth Contributing Building89 2122ndStreetNorth Contributing Building90 2222ndStreetNorth Contributing Building91 2ndStreetNorthBridge Noncontributing Structure92 1192ndStreetNorth Contributing Building93 1292ndStreetNorth Contributing Building94 2152ndStreetNorth Contributing Building95 2192ndStreetNorth Contributing Building96 2232ndStreetNorth Noncontributing SiteMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 48ID# Address Status ResourceType97 108WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building98 116WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site99 118WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site100 126WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site101 200204WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building102 208WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building103 214WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site104 224WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building105 300312WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building106 326WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site107 WashingtonAvenueNorthBridge Contributing Structure108 410WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building109 428WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building110 500WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site111 508WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building112 520WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building113 528WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building114 600WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building115 606WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building116 618WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building117 700WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building118 716718WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building119 730750WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building120 800WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building121 828WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building122 101WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site123 107WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building124 109111WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building125 113115WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building126 117WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building127 119WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building128 121123WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building129 125129WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building130 201WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building131 207209WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building132 211WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building133 213WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building134 215WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building135 301WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building136 307WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building137 315317WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building138 401WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Site139 419WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building140 425WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building141 501WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site142 507WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building143 515WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building144 525WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Building145 607WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing BuildingMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 49ID# Address Status ResourceType146 701WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building147 729WashingtonAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site148 753WashingtonAvenueN Noncontributing Site149 761WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building150 801WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Building151 243rdStreetNorth Contributing Building152 1103rdStreetNorth Contributing Building153 1123rdStreetNorth Contributing Building154 1141223rdStreetNorth Contributing Building155 1283rdStreetNorth Contributing Building156 2003rdStreetNorth Contributing Building157 2063rdStreetNorth Contributing Building158 3143rdStreetNorth Contributing Building159 3203rdStreetNorth contributing Building160 ThirdStreetNorthViaduct Noncontributing Structure161 4204283rdStreetNorth Noncontributing Site162 5003rdStreetNorth Contributing Building163 5105203rdStreetNorth Contributing Building164 5303rdStreetNorth Contributing Building165 6183rdStreetNorth Contributing Building166 2467thAvenueNorth Noncontributing Site167 7223rdStreetNorth Noncontributing Site168 7283rdStreetNorth Noncontributing Site169 7483rdStreetNorth Contributing Building170 9003rdStreetNorth Contributing Building171 9183rdStreetNorth Contributing Building172 213rdStreetNorth Contributing Building173 253rdStreetNorth Noncontributing Site174 1233rdStreetNorth Contributing Building175 3293rdStreetNorth Noncontributing Building176 4013rdStreetNorth Contributing Building177 5053rdStreetNorth Noncontributing Building178 5193rdStreetNorth Contributing Building179 5253rdStreetNorth Contributing Building180 6153rdStreetNorth Contributing Building181 7013rdStreetNorth Contributing Building182 184thStreetNorth Contributing Building183 204thStreetNorth Contributing Building184 1184thStreetNorth Contributing Building185 1304thStreetNorth Contributing Building186 FourthStreetNorthViaduct Noncontributing Structure187 254thStreetNorth Contributing Building188 274thStreetNorth Contributing Building189 1234thStreetNorth Contributing Building190 225thStreetNorth Contributing Building191 265thStreetNorth Contributing Building192 1105thStreetNorth Contributing Building193 1265thStreetNorth Noncontributing Building194 3005thStreetNorth Contributing BuildingMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 50ID# Address Status ResourceType195 FifthStreetNorthBridge Noncontributing Structure196 4205thStreetNorth Contributing Building197 1stAvenueNorth,betweentheFederalReserveBankand1stStreetNContributing Structure198 1stAvenueNorth,between1stand2ndStreetsNorthContributing Structure199 1stAvenueNorth,betweenWashingtonAvenueNorthand3rdStreetNorthContributing Structure200 1stAvenueNorth,between3rdStreetNorthand4thStreetNorthContributing Structure201 1stAvenueNorth,between4thand5thStreetsNorthContributing Structure202 1stAvenueNorth,between5thand6thStreetsNorthContributing Structure203 2ndAvenueNorth,fromalleyto1stStreetNorthContributing Structure204 2ndAvenueNorth,from1stto2ndStreetsNorthContributing Structure205 2ndAvenueNorth,from2ndStreetNorthtoWashingtonAvenueNorthContributing Structure206 2ndAvenueNorth,fromWashingtonAvenueNorthto3rdStreetNorthContributing Structure207 2ndAvenueNorth,from3rdto4thStreetsNorthContributing Structure208 2ndAvenueNorth,from4thto5thStreetsNorthContributing Structure209 3rdAvenueNorth,from1stto2ndStreetsNorthContributing Structure210 3rdAvenueNorth,from2ndStreetNorthtoWashingtonAvenueNorthContributing Structure211 3rdAvenueNorth,fromWashingtonAvenueNorthto3rdStreetNorthContributing Structure212 3rdAvenueNorth,from4thto5thStreetsNorthContributing Structure213 4thAvenueNorth,from564thAvenueNorthto1stStreetNorthContributing Structure214 5thAvenueNorthfromdistrictboundarytoWashingtonAvenueNorthContributing Structure215 5thAvenueNorth,fromWashingtonAvenueNorthto3rdStreetNorthContributing StructureMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 51ID# Address Status ResourceType216 5thAvenueNorth,from3rdto4thStreetsNorthContributing Structure217 5thAvenueNorth,from4thto5thStreetsNorthContributing Structure218 6thAvenueNorth,fromdistrictboundarytoWashingtonAvenueNorthContributing Structure219 6thAvenueNorth,fromWashingtonAvenueNorthto3rdStreetNorthContributing Structure220 6thAvenueNorth,from3rdStreetNorthtodistrictboundaryContributing Structure221 7thAvenueNorth,fromWashingtonAvenueNorthto3rdStreetNorthContributing Structure222 7thAvenueNorth,from3rdStreetNorthtodistrictboundaryContributing Structure223 8thAvenueNorth,fromWashingtonAvenueNorthtodistrictboundaryContributing Structure224 9thAvenueNorthfromWashingtonAvenueNorthto3rdStreetNorthContributing Structure225 1stStreetNorth,between1stand2ndAvenuesNContributing Structure226 1stStreetNorth,between2ndand3rdAvenuesNorthContributing Structure227 1stStreetNorth,between4thand8thAvenuesNorthContributing Structure228 2ndStreetNorth,between1stand2ndAvenuesNorthContributing Structure229 2ndStreetNorth,between2ndand3rdAvenuesNorthContributing Structure230 WashingtonAvenueNorth,between1stand2ndAvenuesNorthContributing Structure231 WashingtonAvenueNorth,between2ndand3rdAvenuesNorthContributing Structure232 WashingtonAvenueNorth,between5thand6thAvenuesNorthContributing Structure233 WashingtonAvenueNorth,between6thand7thAvenuesNorthContributing Structure234 WashingtonAvenueNorth,between7thand8thAvenuesNorthContributing Structure235 WashingtonAvenueNorth,between8thand9thAvenuesNorthContributing StructureMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 52ID# Address Status ResourceType236 WashingtonAvenueNorth,between9thand10thAvenuesNorthContributing Structure237 3rdStreetNorth,betweendistrictboundaryand2ndAvenueNorthContributing Structure238 3rdStreetNorth,betweenBNRailroadlineand5thAvenueSouthContributing Structure239 3rdStreetNorth,between5thand6thAvenuesNorthContributing Structure240 3rdStreetNorth,between6thand7thAvenuesNorthContributing Structure241 3rdStreetNorth,between7thAvenueNorthanddistrictboundaryContributing Structure242 4thStreetNorthfromdistrictboundaryto2ndAvenueNorthContributing Structure243 5thStreetNorthbetweenroughly1stand2ndAvenuesNorthContributing Structure244 TrafficStreet Contributing Structure245 405WashingtonAvenueNorth Contributing Structure246 GreatNorthernSpurlineCorridorbetweenWashingtonAvenueNorthand3rdStreetNorthContributing Structure247 GreatNorthernSpurlineCorridorbetween3rdand4thStreetsNorthContributing Structure248 AlleyBlock55betweenWashingtonAvenueand3rdStreetNorthboundedby1stand2ndAvenuesNorthContributing Structure249 AlleyBlock60between3rdand4thStreetsNorthboundedby1stand2ndAvenuesNorthContributing Structure250 AlleyBlock83between4thand5thStreetsNorthboundedby1stand2ndAvenuesNorthContributing Structure251 AlleyBlock35between2ndStreetNorthandWashingtonAvenueNorthboundedby1stand2ndAvenuesNorthContributing Structure252 AlleyBlock24between1stand2ndStreetsNorthboundedby1stand2ndAvenuesNorthContributing Structure253 AlleyBlock25between1stand2ndStreetsNorthboundedby2ndand3rdAvenuesNorthContributing Structure254 AlleyBlock34between2ndStreetNorthandWashingtonAvenueNorthboundedby2ndand3rdAvenuesNorthContributing StructureMinneapolisWarehouseHistoricDistrictDesignGuidelinesMarch2,2010CityofMinneapolis|CommunityPlanning&EconomicDevelopment|HeritagePreservationCommission 53

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