January 12, 2021

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note that as the City is responding to the current COVID-19 health crisis, it is important to keep members of the public, the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation (CHAP), and staff as safe as possible. For that reason, we will conduct this meeting as a remote video conference meeting through WebEx. We will continue to update you as needed. 

A recording of the January 2021 hearing can be found here: https://livestream.com/accounts/17371294/events/9483543 

January 2021 Hearing Minutes

12:30 Briefing Session

Chairman’s Report, Committee Reports, Staff Reports

Review of HCD Code Enforcement of Unauthorized Demolition with HCD attorney

Update on forthcoming Revisions to Design Guidelines


1:00 Public Hearing

Minutes – December 8, 2020


44 South Carlton Street (Union Square Historic District)

Request:  Construct Rear Addition

Applicant: Commserv LLC.; CD 44 Carlton LLC (owner)

Staff:  Walter Gallas


1:05 PM   

733 West Pratt Street (Ridgely’s Delight Historic District)

Request: Final Review - Construct Five-Story Building Set-back Behind Retained Historic Facades

Applicant: Zahlco Development, LLC (prospective owner)

Staff:  Caitlin Audette


507 South Durham Street (Fells Point Historic District)

Request: Concept Review- Construct 4-story infill rowhouse with double-garage front

Applicant: Carballo Architecture (architect); Matthew and Nicole Friend (owners)

Staff: Eddie Leon


2:00 PM

814 Park Avenue (Mount Vernon Historic District)

Request: Concept Review – Construct three story apartment building on rear of property

Applicant: Carballo Architecture (architect); Mirza Baig (owner)

Staff: Caitlin Audette


3502 Cedardale Road (Ashburton Historic District)

Request: Concept Review - Construct two-story detached house

Applicant: Vadim; Dreamhouse LLC

Staff: Eddie Leon


223 East Churchill Street (Federal Hill Historic District)

Request: Concept Review - Construct rear/rooftop addition with front deck/balcony

Applicant: Jim Shetler, Trace Architects; Andrew Germek (owner)

Staff: Walter Gallas

Please note that part of the meeting for the briefing session may be closed, as per provisions of the Open Meetings Act.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact Eric.Holcomb (Eric.Holcomb@baltimorecity.gov) at least 5 business days prior to the hearing.