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Arch Design Guidelines v6[1] Specific Plan Update: Architectural Design Guidelines Draft 11-11-08 Purpose of Architectural Design Guidelines: 1. Provide a rich and varied character to the streetscapes in Old Town. 2. Acknowledge the variety of Old town’s historical buildings. 3. Encourage new development to respect this heritage. 4. Enable variety and individual expression. 1. Building Form 2.Architectural Style 3.Materials Historical Development 1884-1924: First Thirty Years Building Forms 1884-1924 Building Forms 1884-1924 Building Forms 1884-1924 Building Forms 1884-1924 Building Forms 1884-1924 Building Forms 1884-1924 Building Forms 1884-1924 Building Forms 1884-1924 Building Forms 1.Building Form 2. Architectural Style 3.Materials Originally a general merchandise store; “American Mercantile” style. Simple brick structure with a well-proportioned and recognizable façade. Shopfront is almost all glass for maximum visibility of merchandise. Gallery added later. Mercantile Building, 1885. Symmetrical façade with three vertical sections. Entrance in center section, emphasized with a higher and more prominent parapet. Three horizontal elements: 1) the base element (bulkhead) 2) the middle (display window) 3) the top (parapet/sign band) Mercantile Building Facade. Traditional Examples of Mercantile Style Escallier & Winkels General Merchandise (demolished) Originally a general merchandise store Wood structure, gable roof with a tall parapet façade. Gallery frontage type with shed roof Other Traditional Examples of This Style One Story Two Story Welty Hotel, 1887 Monterrey style: low pitched roofs with wrap around porches. Cross between the adobe architecture of the Mission Period in California and New England Colonial Architecture. .Evolved from Colonial house with 2nd story porch on front. Additional design characteristics of this style include: Simple rectangular, horizontal building massing. Symmetrical placement of windows and doors. Modest to large roof overhangs. Frequent use of wood window shutters. Low roof pitches of 3:12 to 5:12 slope. Welty Hotel, 1887 Other Examples of Monterrey Style Prototype: New England Colonial house Old Town San Diego With 2nd story porch. Welty Building (Ramona Inn) 1896 Welty Building (Ramona Inn) Simple rectangular, horizontal building massing. Two story, gable roof, with tall parapet front façade. Asymmetrical placement of windows and doors. Gallery with shed roof. First National Bank, 1914 Based on classical architecture, impression of permanence. Classical style common for banks, libraries, city halls, etc. Base, middle, top design. Rusticated base simulates heavy masonry. Flat arch openings. First National Bank Residence, London, 1800’s Same basic façade as First National Bank Base, middle, top design Rusticated base texture Flat arched openings Other Examples of Classical Style Santa Fe Train Station Santa Fe Train Station Building borrowing from Train Station style The Second Thirty Years: 1914 to 1945. Old Town Historical Development Palomar Hotel, 1927 The Palomar Hotel is recognizable by its arched openings on the arcade, symmetrical windows and simple rectangular massing. The arcade was the first (and only) arcade built in Temecula, with the sidewalk running under enclosed space. Modern volume, traditional openings. Champion Building, 1928 One story building, Mission inspiration. Gallery frontage type: raised above sidewalk, with arched openings. Thickened masonry columns added later. Other Traditional Examples of Mission Style Modern Examples of Mission Style Craftsman Style Chapel of Memories, Old Town Pujol Street, Old Town Pasadena Victorian Style Pujol Street, Old Town Estudillo Mansion (San Jacinto) Townhouses (southern California) Diversity of Historical Old Town Facades First National Bank Escallier & Winkels Palomar Hotel Champion Building Welty Hotel Mercantile Building Welty Building (Ramona Inn) Train Station Related Architectural Styles Territorial Style Industrial Warehouse at Creekside 3-Stories w/Arcade Recent Buildings 1. Building Form 2.Architectural Style 3.Materials “Historical” Materials “Western” Materials “Recent” Materials Next Steps