C100 Testimony OGB West Heating Plant

Sally Berk

C100 is opposed to the proposal before you today, which seeks to demolish the West Heating Plant. This would not only violate the city’s preservation ordinance, but also the historic and cultural preservation easement that conveyed with the property when it was purchased from the US Government Services Administration.  That easement stipulates that any plans for the building must meet the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.  Those standards, obviously, do not provide for demolition.