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File #: 20-061HTM    Name: Historic Marker 508 Tucker
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
In control: Historic Preservation Advisory Board
On agenda: 1/7/2021 Final action: 1/7/2021
Title: Conduct a Public Hearing to Consider/Discuss/Act on the Request by Tom & Lea Chandler for Approval of a Historic Marker for the House Located at 508 Tucker Street.
Attachments: 1. 20-061Marker APP 508 Tucker, 2. 2020-061-Marker Narrative 508 Tucker, 3. PowerPoint 508 Tucker
Title
Conduct a Public Hearing to Consider/Discuss/Act on the Request by Tom & Lea Chandler for Approval of a Historic Marker for the House Located at 508 Tucker Street.

Summary

COUNCIL GOAL: Enhance the Quality of Life in McKinney

MEETING DATE: January 7, 2021

DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT: Guy R. Giersch, Historic Preservation Officer
Mark Doty, Assistant Director of Planning

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Staff is recommending approval of a historic marker for 508 Tucker Street.
PRIORITY RATING: The property is listed as a high priority building according to the 2015 Update of the Historic Resource Survey. A high priority building contributes significantly to local history or broader historical patterns; is an outstanding or unique example of architecture, engineering or crafted design; retains a significant portion of its original character and contextual integrity; meets in some cases, criteria for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places and/or is eligible for a Texas Historical Marker.

ITEM SUMMARY: The purpose of the Historic Marker Program is to encourage owners of historic properties to become actively involved in the preservation of McKinney's historic past through the recognition of historic events, people, and architecture. The applicant has submitted a written narrative relating the history of the various families that have owned the property or resided at 508 Tucker Street and the role they played in McKinney's history. On December 4, 2020, the applicant submitted the necessary documentation to apply for a historic marker for the house located at 508 Tucker Street known as the Bristol House.
The Bristol House was built in 1895, for Robert Bristol. The house is two-story, wood-frame and wood-sided house built on a wood, pier-and-beam foundation. The house is a combination of Prairie Style, American Four-Square, a four-square variant, Richardsonian Romanesque, and Classic Revival. The predominant roof is a hip roof with a centr...

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