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Near West Design Review Case Report


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Project Information

Near West Case #  NW 2021-042

Address: 1910 Abbey Avenue
Company: Geis Companies
Architect: GLSD Architects / Geis Construction

New construction apartments and townhomes on Abbey Avenue between West 20th and West 19th. 


Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: November 18, 2021
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission

site plan and scale make sense for this location

1st Sandoval, 2nd Gardin, Galalgher, Esposito, Jurca

Date: November 24, 2021
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Schematic Approval W/Conditions
  1. Provide more detail for the corners of the building (West 20th & West 19th)
  2. Revise the materials to include more human-scaled elements, like brick
  3. Further develop the architecture on the corners
  4. Add more and increase the size of the windows on the building
  5. Consider adding pavers/designated pathways in the parking lot
Date: December 3, 2021
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Conceptual Approval

Conditions: make retail more substantive; give more thought to design; work with comm'y before you return to us. CPC granted Schematic Design Approval on January 21, 2022 preferring that apllicant provide additional egress (right-turn only) onto W. 20.

Date: February 4, 2022
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Revised Plan Submission

Stormwater - consider green infrastructure grants

Significant design improvements from the original conceptual presentation.


Date: February 9, 2022
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: No Action Taken

No action due to lack of quorum

Date: February 18, 2022
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved

Approval noting support of granting a variance for egress onto West 20th Street.