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City of Lake Oswego Oregon - Luscher Farm

LU 14-0033: Removal of Historic Landmark Designation from Christie School Property

Project Description

The applicant is requesting approval to remove the historic landmark designation from the Christie School and removing it from the city's Historic Landmark List (LOC Table 50.06.009-1),  pursuant to ORS 197.772(3).

The Lake Oswego Code (LOC) can be reviewed online here.

Oregon Revised Statues (ORS) can be reviewed online here.



At their meeting on August 13, 2014, the Historic Resources Advisory Board approved the Findings, Conclusion and Order (the final decision) denying the Applicant's request.

A link to the Findings, Conclusions and Order is available under "Key Documents" on this webpage.  The "Notice of Decision" can be found under "Notices/Announcements."

At their special meeting on July 31, 2014, the Historic Resources Advisory Board deliberated and unanimously denied the application. The Findings, Conclusions and Order will be considered at their meeting on August 13, 2014.

The Historic Resources Advisory Board met on July 23, 2014, to continue the public hearing from July 9.  The Board received additional oral and written testimony and granted a request to leave the record open for additional written testimony only that responds to the oral and written testimony received at the July 23 continued hearing.  The continued hearing is scheduled for July 31, 2014.

At their meeting on July 9, 2014, the Historic Resources Advisory Board received oral and written testimony at the hearing and granted the applicant’s request to have the record held open for an additional 7 days. Additional oral and written testimony may be submitted at the next hearing, which has been scheduled for July 23, 2014.

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The Case File Materials posted under the designated Planning Division’s Land Use Project Pages and links are:

  • For the convenience of the community and are not the official version;
  • Posted on a periodic (not daily) basis. Typically, materials are not posted until the deadline for submission has passed, in order to post all materials relating to the same deadline at the same time.
  • Materials the Project Manager has designated at the time of posting to be included in the Record before the reviewing authority– the entire contents of the Planning Division’s Case File are NOT posted.

-  There are additional materials in the Case File that the Project Manager believes are NOT for the purpose of addressing whether the proposed development application complies with the applicable criteria. These additional materials are NOT posted. (Only materials identified by the applicant or interested parties for the purpose of addressing the applicable criteria are made a part of the “record” before the reviewing authority.)

The Planning Division’s Case File may be viewed by the public Monday - Friday, excluding holidays, 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. in the Planning and Building Services Department. Persons are encouraged to contact the Project Manager to arrange for a suitable location to review the materials in the Case File.

Note: Materials exempt under the Oregon Public Records Law, ORS 192.501 and 192.502 may be withheld from public review of the Case File; such materials are NOT a part of the “record” before the reviewing authority in determining whether or not the proposed development complies with the applicable criteria.
Land Use Applications & More


2507 Christie Drive
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
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21E14 00200


LU 14-0033


Land Use Case


Youth Village, Inc.

Project Contact

Jessica Numanoglu, Senior Planner, (503) 635-0283 or e-mail.

Hearing Date

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Reviewing Body

Historic Resources Advisory Board