Preservation Roundtable March 2015

The Preservation Roundtable will meet on Wednesday, March 4th at 9:00.  For the rest of 2015 we will be meeting in the conference room at TAMPA UNION  STATION,  601 N. Nebraska Avenue. All are welcome to attend to discuss historic preservation related issues in Tampa.

Recreate the Roaring 20s in Temple Terrace

Party Authentically at the annual Temple Terrace Knickers Bash:

2015-Knickers-Bash-flyerpdfThe historic Temple Terrace Golf course, designed by renowned course architect Tom Bendelow, remains true to its original design. Here’s your chance to play it with authentic era clubs and balls, and enjoy it as course pro and US Open champion “Long” Jim Barnes would have in the 1920s.

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For more information go to: http://www.tthickoryheritagegolf.com/

City Council Seek Applications For Citizens Boards and Commissions

TampaCityHallThe members of the City Council of the City of Tampa are seeking citizens to serve on several City of Tampa Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/Commissions.

Citizens interested in seeking appointment must be residents and registered voters in the City of Tampa. However, there are several Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/Commission that do not require citizens to be residents and registered voters of the City of Tampa. These positions are voluntary. Individuals being appointed to serve on these Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/Commissions serve without compensation. Individuals being appointed may be required to file financial disclosure.

The deadline for submission of applications is 5:00 p.m. on Friday-March 5, 2015 in the Office of the City Clerk, Old City Hall, 315 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, Florida.

Applications are available in the Office of the City Clerk, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa, Florida and are also available on the City of Tampa’s website at: http://www.tampagov.net/city-clerk/info/boards-and-commissions

The application can be filled out on-line and can be submitted via U.S. Mail, fax, or e-mail. Directions for submission are listed on the application.

The following historic preservation board positions are open:

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMISSION:

Purpose: Authority to hear/grant variances in historic districts or landmark sites designated by the Commission (except those areas under the jurisdiction of the Barrio Latino Commission) from the terms and regulations of the zoning chapter relative to yard (setback), fence and buffer regulations, height structures in certain residential districts, signs, etc. The ordinance that created this Commission was designed to protect historically significant buildings and landmarks within the City limits.

  • Term of Office: Three Years
  • Special Requirements:
    • Council appoints 3 members and 1 alternate. – (Special Requirements: Members and alternate members shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, professional experience or knowledge in architecture, historic preservation, history, architectural history, planning, archaeology, development, real estate appraisals, real estate marketing, law or other related disciplines.
    • Oath of Office Requirement: Yes
    • Residency Requirement: Yes – (All appointees shall be residents of the City of Tampa.)
    • Financial Disclosure Requirement: Yes
  • Members shall not serve more than two consecutive full terms
  • One (1) Position – Due to Resignation – Member – Term expires December 6, 2015
  • Meeting dates and time: For information, contact Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban Design Manager at (813) 274-7706
  • Location: Tampa City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa

BARRIO LATINO COMMISSION:

Purpose: The Barrio Latino Commission has the responsibility of preserving the historic fabric of the District and maintaining its architectural integrity.  The Ybor City Historic District has many character defining features:  pedestrian scale, mixed-use main streets, as well as its unique structures such as the Social Clubs and Cigar Factory buildings.  The Barrio Latino Commission balances the historic past with the growth of the present prosperity.

  • Term of Office: Three Years

  • City Council appoints three (3) members and one alternate (1) appointed by City Council.

  • Special Requirements:

    • Members and alternate members shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, professional experience or knowledge in architecture, historic preservation, history, architectural history, planning, archaeology, development, real estate appraisals, real estate marketing, law or other related disciplines.
    •  In appointing members, the Mayor and City Council shall include, to the extent that such individuals are available in the community and will to serve, two (2) registered architects, individuals with demonstrated experience in historic preservation, architecture, architectural history, archaeology, landscape architecture or urban design, building construction or real estate, and individuals who reside in or operate a business in the Ybor City Historic District.
    • Oath of Office Requirement: Yes
    • Financial Disclosure Requirement: Yes
  • Members shall not serve more than two consecutive full terms

  • 1 Position – Resident or operate a business in the Ybor City Historic District – Term expired on November 6, 2014

  • 1 Position – Alternate – Term expired on January 24, 2015

  • Meeting dates and time: Contact Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban Design Manager at (813) 274-7706

  • Location: Tampa City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa

Historic Hyde Park Home Tour

The 13th annual Historic Hyde Park Home Tour takes place this year on February 28 from 9:30 to 3:00 pm. Registration will be at the Kate Jackson Community Center. The tour will showcase private homes in the neighborhood – both new homes and historic homes that have been restored. As usual, there will also be goodies available along the walking route. Advance tickets are $20 and available online at ehydepark.org, as well as at all Florida Executive Realty offices, West Elm in Hyde Park Village, or new location of Ashworth Artisan Chocolates at 212 E. Cass in downtown. For more info go to: http://www.historichydeparktampa.com/

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Gluckman Research Room Dedication

Steve Gluckman loved three things above all: books, historic preservation and Seminole Heights.  Please join the Friends of the Seminole Heights Library for a celebration of the things most dear to him as we pay tribute to the contributions that Steve made to our neighborhood.
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 GLUCKMAN RESEARCH ROOM DEDICATION

A reference room dedicated to all aspects of bungalow restoration, renovation and decoration.
TUES. FEB. 3rd. at 6:00 PM
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SEMINOLE HEIGHTS LIBRARY
4711 Central Ave.

East Tampa Properties for Sale by City of Tampa

The City of Tampa (“City”) and the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa (collectively, the “City”) gives notice pursuant to Part III, Chapter 163, Florida Statutes, of the request for submission of proposals for the sale of real  properties  located in the East Tampa Community Redevelopment Area.

3404-n-29th-street-frontThe real properties are located at 3904 East 15th Avenue, unimproved property and 3404 North 29th Street, a single family residence (individually the “Property”). Photographs of the Property are available for viewing on the Real Estate Division website under the heading “Request For Proposals”.  Each Property is being sold on an “As Is” basis. There will be one Open House Event at 3404 N. 29th Street on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. so that all interested parties may tour the residence.

All Proposals are due for submission on the City of Tampa Project Proposal Form, along with the earnest money deposit and a completed and signed Land Sales Agreement within 30 days of the date of publication of the advertisement or by Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 4:00p.m., whichever is later, to the City of Tampa Purchasing Department, 306 E. Jackson Street-2E, Tampa, Florida 33602. Mark the outside of the sealed envelope “RFP Disposition of Real Property – East Tampa Community Redevelopment Area”.

All inquiries should be directed to Wanda Thompson of the City’s Real Estate Division by calling (813) 274-8915 or by sending an e-mail to Wanda.Thompson@tampagov.net .

Preservation Roundtable January 2015

The Preservation Roundtable will meet on Wednesday, January 7th at 9:00 am in the conference room of the TPI – Ybor Museum Society conference room. All are welcome to attend to discuss local historic preservation issues.

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE!

Florida Trust Most Endangered List Nominations

Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

Each year, the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation announces Florida’s Eleven Most Endangered Historic Sites as part of the Annual Statewide Preservation Conference. The Most Endangered Historic Sites program is designed to increase the public’s awareness of the urgent need to save Florida’s neglected or threatened historic resources. We do that to empower local preservationists and preservation groups in their efforts to preserve Florida’s rich history.

The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2015 Most Endangered Historic Sites in Florida is February 28, 2015.

The 2015 Eleven Most Endangered Sites will be announced on May 7, 2015, at the Opening Session of the Florida Trust’s 37th Anniversary Conference in Miami, Florida.

Submit Your Florida Trust Awards Applications

The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation announces its 2015 Call for Nominations for historic preservation awards, with a deadline for submitting nominations of February 28, 2015.

Those interested in nominating an individual or project for award recognition can view complete information on the 2015 Call for Nominations at the Florida Trust website.

fltrustawardEach year the Florida Trust solicits nominations for outstanding examples of preservation of architectural, archaeological and cultural resources in Florida. The winners of awards in a variety of categories are announced and celebrated each year at the Florida Trust’s annual conference.

The Florida Trust also chooses individuals to receive the Carl Weinhardt Award and the Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award, and introducing a new award, the Roy E. Graham Award. The Carl Weinhardt Award is given to an individual to recognize his or her significant achievements and leadership in non-governmental state historic preservation arenas. The Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award is given to an individual whose life exemplifies the guardianship of Florida’s historic properties through philosophy and actions. The Roy E. Graham Award is given to an individual who has made a long-term contribution to the field of historic preservation education,ensuring that future generations understand the importance of preservation of the architectural, historical and archaeological heritage of Florida.

The Awards Recognition Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015, during the 37th Annual Conference in Miami, Florida, followed by a ticketed reception honoring the award winners.