Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Joaneda ADA Projects
Title: SHPO Consultation Requirements For ADA Projects
ALL VOLUMES CITATION MAP IT! THUMBNAILS PAGE IMAGE ZOOMABLE
Full Citation
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00094808/00001
 Material Information
Title: SHPO Consultation Requirements For ADA Projects
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Joaneda ADA Projects
Physical Description: Government document
Language: English
Creator: Harris, Katherine
Copyright Date: Public Domain
Physical Location:
Box: 6
Divider: B15 L7 Joaneda Constr. & Maint.
Folder: Joaneda ADA Projects
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
57 Treasury Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Joaneda House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 57 Treasury Street
Coordinates: 29.893459 x -81.313492
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00094808
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: B15-L7

Full Text
12/07/2088 11:13 8589220496


FlRO DA DEPARTMENT OP STATE
o famn see""*
Office f anaeot Rdastion
c.vi. 5n of Ad isrative Survfcus
DI n olorcrporlatomn
D4i nof Cultl Afa.rs


MEMBER OF THE FLORIDA CABINET
Doviion of ubszy & aomion sav$er
Division ofuhiOnkC] Re.our.
Ri3f5gt Munm of Art
oDvision fatUousing
Division of Elecions


FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Katherine Harris
Secretary of State
DIVISION OF HISTORICAL RESOURCES




BUREAU OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION

FACSMILE TRANSMITTAL SHEET


TO FAX NUMBER:, 10


9~+~ Cv~,-9


NAME:


COMPANY: -4// i-r 1Vd T7twlV

SENDER:. ____________

DATE:_________

NUMBER OF PAGES (INCLUDING TRANSMITTAL SHEET):


FROM FAX:


(850) 9qo- 6496
SUNCOM 277-2333


COMMENTS:



IF THERE ARE ANY PROBLEMS IN RECEIVING THIS TRANSMISSION, PLEASE
CALL (850) 487-2333.






DIRECTOR'S OtTICE
R.A Gray Building 500 South Bronough Street Tal hasee, Florida 32399-0250 (850)488-1480
FAX: (850) 488-3353 WWW Addres http#www.dos.state.fl.ue
0 ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH 0 HISTORIC PR SERVATION 0 HISTORICAL MUSEUMS
(850) 487-2299 FAX: 414-2207 (850) 487-2333 1AX: 922-0496 (850) 488-1484 FAX: 921-2503


PAGE 01


j^//


I j




12/07/20008 11:13 8509220496 BHP PAGE 62

DIVISI )NS O FLORIDA DMARTMINT OF STATE MEMBER OF THE FLORIDA CABINET
Office 6Uthe .Semury Setat Board ofEcducaton
Of&8ce Inte niol Relations Trawees of the lntenil lmpirovement Tinlt Fund
Divisia of Elecrions Adminidtation Conmissjio
Divisfi of Corporations Florid Land and Water Adjudicatory Conunissio
Divik of OClturld Affairt Siting Board
Divisia of Histoical Resomcu9 DIvion of Dod face
Div of Libery and hIndrmon Services Departumnt of Revenue
Ditik of Lcenitg Syeparamet of Law Enfo cemnt
Dlvin. of Ad tstrativ*ServiMce Dep"artW of H sghway S and Motor vehlcl.
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE Dw o a.ram"veANAL
Katherine Harris
Secretary of State
DIVISION OF HISTORICAL RESOURCES
December 4, 2000

William R. Adams, Ph.D., Director
Historic Preservation/Heritage Tourism
P.O. Box 210
St. Augustine Florida 32085

RE: Joaneda House, 57 Treasury Street, St. Augustine
DearR- gm E

At your request, we have completed our review of the Joaneda House property pursuant to the procedures
set forth in 4.1.7 (2) (b) of Appendix A to 28 CFR Part 36, Americans with Disability Act Accessibility
Guidelines (ADAAG) and equivalent procedures implementing Sections 553.501-553.513 Florida
Statutes. This review is based on information provided in the letter included in your submittal to this
office dated November 30, 2000 which included additional information to supplement your November 2,
2000 letter and our previous review dated November 6, 2000.

It is the opinion of this office that compliance with ADAAG 4.1.6 Accessible Buildings: Alterations and
the technical provisions of ADAAG including those for routes, entrances, and toilets, as well as, those for
ADAAG 4.1.7 (3) Historic Preservation Minimum Requirements will threaten or destroy the historic
significance of the Joaneda House, a qualified historic property, and alternative methods of access may be
used pursuant to 28 (CFR) Part 26 Subsection D Section 36.406(b) included by reference in Section
553.503 Florida Statutes (see attached).

We concur that the construction, demolition of historic joists and modification of the second floor
structural system necessary to modify the restroom for full compliance with the Historic Minimum
Requirements will threaten or destroy historic material and the spatial configuration of the Joaneda
House, both considered character-defining features of this important Florida colonial building.

Alternative methods of access may be used to mitigate the lack of a fully accessible restroom. It is our
understanding that alternative methods of access could include such things as making the existing
restroom accessible to the extent feasible given the limitations of its existing spatial configuration,
offering alternative accessible restrooms at nearby, existing facilities, and other innovative solutions.

Should you have questions concerning this review please contact Phillip Wisley, one of our staff
architects, at (850) 487-2333.

Sincerely,



Janet der Matthews, Ph.D.
State Historic Preservation Officer
JSM/pw
R.A Gray Building 500 South Bronough Stret Tallathase, Florida 3299-0250 http://www.flherirge.com
0 Directoe Offic 0 Arth-eolSglcal Res mrch D Historic reservation 0 Historical Msums
(80 48-1480 FAX: 488-3353 (850) 487-2299 FAX: 414-2207 (850) 487-2333 FAX 922.0496 (850) 48-1484 FAX: 921-250
0 c Pensacola reservation Board 0 Palm Beach Reoonal Offke 0 St. A-iastina Rsgional Office 0 Tampa Regional Office
(0)595-5985 FAX: 595-5989 (561) 279-1475 FAX: 279-1476 (904) 825-05 FAX: 825-504 (813) 272-334 FAX: 272-2340




12/07/2000 11:13 8509228496


Florida Americans With Disabilities Accessibility
Implementation Act



553.501 Short title.--Sections 553.501-553.513 may be cited as the "Florida
Americans With Disabilities Accessibility Implementation Act."

History.--s. 1, ch. 93-183.

553.502 Intent.--The purpose and intent of ss. 553.501-553.513 is to incorporate
into the law of this state the accessibility requirements of the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990, Pub. L. No. 101-336, 42 U.S.C. ss. 12101 et seq., and to
obtain and maintain United States Department of Justice certification of the
Florida Accessibility Code for Building Construction as equivalent to federal
standards for accessibility of buildings, structures, and facilities. All state laws,
rules, standards, and codes governing facilities covered by the guidelines shall be
maintained to assure certification of the state's construction standards and codes.
Nothing in ss. 553.501-553.513 is intended to expand or diminish the defenses
available to a place of public accommodation under the Americans with
Disabilities Act and the federal Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility
Guidelines, including, but not limited to, the readily achievable standard, and the
standards applicable to alterations to places of public accommodation.

History.-s. 1, ch. 93-183; s. 1, ch. 97-76.

553.503 Adoption of guidelines.--Subject to the exceptions in s. 553.504, the
federal Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines, as adopted by
reference in 28 C.F.R., part 36, subparts A and D, and Title 11 of Pub. L. No. 101-
336, are hereby adopted and incorporated by reference as the law of this state. The
guidelines shall establish the minimum standards for the accessibility of buildings
and facilities built or altered within this state. The 1997 Florida Accessibility
Code for Building Construction must be adopted by the Board of Building Codes
and Standards in accordance with chapter 120.

History.--s. 1, ch. 93-183; s. 2, ch. 97-76.

553.504 Exceptions to applicability of the guidelines.--Notwithstanding the
.adoption of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines in s.
553.503, all buildings, structures, and facilities in this state shall meet the
following additional requirements when they provide increased accessibility:

(1) All new or altered buildings and facilities subject to ss. 553.501-553.513
which may be frequented in, lived in, or worked in by the public shall comply
with ss. 553.501-553.513.


PAGE 04




12/07/2000 11:13 8509220496


mall the professional office of a health
care provider, a terminal, depot, or other
sta n used for specified public transpor-
tatit n. or an airport passenger terminal.
(I) For the purposes of this section,
"prl fessional office of a health care pro-
vide means a location where a person or
enti y regulated by a State to provide pro-
fess onal services related to the physical
or mental health of an individual makes
suct services available to the public. The
faci ity that houses a "professional office
of r health care provider" only includes
floo levels housing by at least one health
car provider, or any floor level designed
or I tended for use by at least one health
car provider.

(C) For the purposes of this section,
she ping center or shopping mall
me ns-
( A building housing five or more
sal or rental establishments; or
(I ) A series of buildings on a common
situ connected by a common pedestrian
ace ss route above or below the ground
Boo that is either under common owner-
shi or common control or developed ei-
thE as one project or as a series of related
pr< ects. housing five or more sales or
ren al establishments. For purposes of this
se icon, places of public accommodation
of it types listed in paragraph (5) of the
dels ition of "place of public accommoda-
tio in Sec. 36.104 are considered sales
or rental establishments. The facility
hou sing a "shopping center or shopping
ma I" only includes ftoor levels housing at
le* t one sales or rental establishment, or
an floor level designed or intended for
use by at least one sales or rental estab-
lis ment.


with section 4.1.7 or appendix A to this
part.

(b) If it is determined under the proce-
dures set out in section 4.1.7 of appendix
A that it is not feasible to provide physical
access to an historic property that is a
place of public accommodation in a man-..
ner that will not threaten or destroy the
historic significance of the building or fa.
cility, alternative metIs of access shall
be proved pursuantToth requirements
of subpart Cof this part.

Sec. 36.406. Standards for New
Construction and Alterations.-

(a) New construction and alterations-
subject to this part shall comply with the
standards for accessible design published
as appendix A to this part (ADAAG).

(b) The chart in the appendix to this
section provides guidance to the user in
reading appendix A to this part
(ADAAG) together with subparts A
through D of this part. when determining
requirements for a particular facility.

Appendix to Sec. 36.406

This chart has no effect for purposes of
compliance or enforcement. It does not
necessarily provide complete or mandato-
ry information.


______J S7-%parss A-DI


Application,
General


( ) The exemption provided in para-
gr Ih (a) of this section does not obviate
or: mit in any way the obligation to com-
ply with the other accessibility require-
me ts established in this subpart. For ex-
an" Ic, alterations to floors above or below
thl accessible ground floor must be acces- .
sib e regardless of whether the altered fa-
cil$ y has an elevator.
So. 36.405. Alterations: Historic Presert.
action

a) Alterations to buildings or facilities
th t are eligible for listing in the National
R sister of Historic Places under the Na-
ti al Historic Preservation Act (16
U. .C. 470 et seq.). or are designated as
hi oric under Slte or -localIJaJ shall
co ply to the,maximum. extenLtifS.a.lble


36. l02lb)(3):
snodatioas,
36.102(t)! corin-
merchil Iselli.
36.102(c): pub-
tic entitles.
36.103 (other
36.40t (7fro
firt ocupsan-
16.101(s) (0t.
terations).
36.10.: eorn-
mar cia ell!-
fics. faciliy.
lic accoinTio.
dation, prt-
Tate club.
public accom-
publlc entity.
religious entl-
ty.
36.A01(dl)(li().
36.404(a)(2):
shopping can.
tar ;P shop.
Pitts mill.


Nolw Cons true-







workc Ate"
Practicability.
Elevtor
Oshkct Extep.

Alteraticauz
General.


Altertaiot A!-
*fctiat ain
Arem Contain-
ing A Prima-
ry Function;i
Path of Trav-


ADAAG eb Dispropor-
tonality.
Altertaion;
1. 2. 3.4.1.1. Specil Tch-
Ficl preri.
Isons.
Addi ....--
Hstoric Preser-
Ttchieal Provi-
slens.
Restaurants and
Cafeierias.
Medical Care
FacUities.
Business and
Mercnatic.
Libraties.......
3.5 Dellaiioiu. Tansient LodS.
including: ad- ins (Hotels,
edition, alter. Homeless
atloa. etl- Shelltrs.
ment. facility. Etc.).
space. story, Transpertation
Faillties.


4.1.(f0). techni-
cal intrasibill-
ty.


Subparts A.D


36.401(d)Ltl(i).
36.404(a)(i)-
PforeRS10821
office of at
health care
provider.
36.10L altor-
atiot. usabili-
ty.
36.02Z(c): 1o
extent feet-
36.401(a) Ocn.
aral.
36.401(b) Corn.-
%to$ In prwivae
residences.
36.2071 Places of
public accoen.
nwdaiioo in'
private feet-


36.401 (C).
36.404 ........


36.'ol(b); Com-.
mercial fdi
ties In pzavaic
roswences


36.402 ...............
36.403..---.


. .


ADAAO


4.1.2.
4.1.3.











'.I3(s) and




4.1.6(2).


36.493 ..........4.1. .

I ~ 14.2 th hsl
I 4.35.7i
I........... -... S.


I i lOtclezadl.


PAGE 03



70'0195


I i 70:0195


.. ..


. ..* ,. ,


.............






























_________ ________________________ /






/1





































4




























477 Ij1


60-IN. (1525-MM.)
Diameter Space


Fig 3
Wheelchair Turning Space


T-Shaped Space
for 18(0 Turns


84 FLORIDA ACCESSIB ILITY CODE FOR BUlL DING CONSTRUCTION


ocroBER 1997EDTI


8--4- -. F 5rD Ynwy



































(a)
60-IN. (1525-MM.)
Diameter Space


(b)
T-Shaped Space
for 180' Turns
Fig 3
Vheelchair Turning Space


84 FLORIDA ACCFSSIBIL1TYCODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 1997 EDJ2ION


OCTOBER 1997 EDITION


84 FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION


IG 1










































4.2 SPACE ALLOWANCE AND
REACH RANGES

4.2.1 Wheelchair Passage Width. The
minimum clear width for single
wheelchair passage shall be 32 in (815
mm) at a point and 36 in (915 mm)
continuously (see Fig. 1 and 24(e)).


4.2.2 Width for Wheelchair Passing.
The minimum width for two wheelchairs
to pass is 60 in (1525 mm) (see Fig. 2).

4.2.3 Wheelchair Turning Space. The
space required for a wheelchair to make a
180-degree turn is a clear space of 60 in
(1525 mm) diameter (see Fig. 3(a)) or a
T-shaped space (see Fig. 3(b)).

4.2.4 Clear Floor or Ground Space for
Wheelchairs.

4.2.4.1 Size and Approach. The
minimum clear floor or ground space
required to accommodate a single,
stationary wheelchair and occupant is 30
in by 48 in (760 mm by 1220 mm) (see
Fig. 4(a)). The minimum clear floor or
ground space for wheelchairs may be
positioned for forward or parallel
approach to an object (see Fig. 4(b) and
(c)). Clear floor or ground space for
wheelchairs may be part of the knee space
required under some objects.

4.2.4.2 Relationship of Maneuvering
Clearance to Wheelchair Spaces. One
full unobstructed side of the clear floor or
ground space for a wheelchair shall adjoin
or overlap an accessible route or adjoin
another wheelchair clear floor space. If a
clear floor space is located in an alcove or
otherwise confined on all or part of three
sides, additional maneuvering clearances
shall be provided as shown in Fig. 4(d)
and (e).


FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR B BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 1997 EDITION 33


OCTOBER1997ED1mON 33


FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITYCODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION




Nov-21-00 11:23A CRG Architects 904 725-4080 P.02




CRG
ARCHITECTS
PILNNERS/INC
133 MARINE SIPW- SUIF 2 ST. A.I JSIl -, H A 32084
November 21, 2000 I I("rNS NO. AACUU2130 FAX .. O 21, (904) 132-1266


Bill Adams
Director of Historic Preservation
P.O. Box 210
St. Augustine, Fl. 32084


RE: Joaneda House

Dear Bill,

Keith Hunt asked me to review the floor load capability for the 2nd floor of the
Joaneda House. I sketched the condition and sent it to our structural engineer,
Mark Keister of Atlantic Engineers. He did the load calculations and determined
that the loads will only allow "restricted use". Within this use a bedroom,
excluding a water bed and attic storage would be allowed. By attic storage he is
describing light storage not filing cabinets or heavy storage boxes stacked one
on the other.

Please contact me if there is anything further I can provide you regarding this
issue.

Sincerely,

Rbxanne Horvath AIA

CC: Mark Keister
Keith Hunt




Nov-21-00 11:22A CRG Architects


Fax


Name:
Organization:
Fax:
Phone:
From:
Date:
Subject:
Pages:


Bill Adams
City of SL Augustine
825-5096
825-5033
Roxanne Horvath @ CRG Architects
11/21/00
Joaneda House
2


Letter regarding Floor Loading


904 725-4080 P.01








C/45






/^)
____ C^-g^^^^L 9^ -^^^________
__________ ______-^(-^j-'C? ^1-^i -^-^-^^-^-^^ f-^________
^___ _ 2) - <
' ____ '^0 -^^^^^-^-^-^ /^-^-
^ / /-) y ^ ~
jH. ,/-f- <^^ /^
__ __/ i '-___(_____


_________ J^a ^-^^ ^-^> ^Z^L^^C^ ^____________
____ ^^A^^?_______________
________. -**----.------------------------^---i-------------^---.
____ ^^^^^^^^^^ ^ ______ ^^-^ ^6UL ^ ^ ^9 ^z^z^^ ^OL^C_______
______^^^ ?____________
t/ ^-^ y T^U^^C ^Z^^-^l _____________________
----- ._^------------^------^-----------

________ ^2^^<^^2- ^ ^-^ <^y^- ^_______________________





. U



The State Library of Florida



















Department of State
Division of Library and Information Services
R.A. Gray Building 487-2651
701 The Capitol 488-2812

library catalog and more http://dlis.dos.state.fl.u/stlib
services for state employees http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/sehome








Federal Register / Vol. 56, No. 144 / Friday, July 26, 1991 / Rules anAbmgulations


4.2 Space Allowance and Reach Ranges


(b) Alterations to Qualified Historic Build-
ings and Facilities Not Subject to Section 106
of the National Historic Preservation Act. Where
alterations are undertaken to a qualified his-
toric building or facility that is not subject to
section 106 of the National Historic Preserva-
tion Act, if the entity undertaking the alter-
ations believes that compliance with the re-
quirements for accessible routes (exterior and
interior), ramps, entrances, or toilets would
threaten or destroy the historic significance of
the building or facility and that the alternative
requirements in 4.1.7(3) should be used for the
feature, the entity should consult with the
State Historic Preservation Officer. If the State
Historic Preservation Officer agrees that com-
pliance with the accessibility requirements for
accessible routes (exterior and interior), ramps,
entrances or toilets would threaten or destroy
the historical significance of the building or
facility, the alternative requirements in 4.1.7(3)
may be used.

(c) Consultation With Interested Persons.
Interested persons should be Invited to partici-
pate In the consultation process. including
State or local accessibility officials, Individuals
with disabilities, and organizations represent-
ing individuals with disabilities.

(d) Certified Local Government Historic Pre-
servation Programs. Where the State Historic
Preservation Officer has delegated the consulta-
tion responsibility for purposes of this section
to a local government historic preservation
program that has been certified in accordance
with section 101(c) of the National Historic
Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 470a (c))
and implementing regulations (36 CFR 61.5).
the responsibility may be carried out by the
appropriate local government body or official.

(3) Historic Preservation: Minimum
Requirements:

(a) At least one accessible route complying
with 4.3 from a site access point to an acces-
sible entrance shall be provided.

EXCEPTION: A ramp with a slope no greater
than 1:6 for a run not to exceed 2 ft (610 mm)
may be used as part of an accessible route to
an entrance.


(b) At least one accessible entrance comply-
ing with 4.14 which is used by the public shall
be provided.

EXCEPTION: If it is determined that no
entrance used by the public can comply with
4.14, then access at any entrance not used by
the general public but open (unlocked) with
directiofial signage at the primary entrance
may be used. The accessible entrance shall
also have a notification system. Where security
is a problem, remote monitoring may be used.

(c) If toilets are provided, then at least one
toilet facility complying with 4.22 and 4.1.6
shall be provided along an accessible route that
complies with 4.3. Such toilet facility may be
unisex in design.

(d) Accessible routes from an accessible
entrance to all publicly used spaces on at least
the level of the accessible entrance shall be
provided. Access shall be provided to all levels
of a building or facility in compliance with 4.1
whenever practical.

(e) Displays and written information,
documents, etc., should be located where
they can be seen by a seated person. Exhibits
and signage displayed horizontally (e.g.. open
books), should be no higher than 44 In
(1120 mm) above the floor surface.

NOTE: The technical provisions of sections 4.2
through 4.35 are the same as those of the
American National Standard Institute's docu-
ment Al 17.1-1980. except as noted in the text.

4.2 Space Allowance and Reach
Ranges.

4.2.1* Wheelchair Passage Width. The
minimum clear width for single wheelchair
passage shall be 32 in (815 mm) at a point and
36 in (915 mm) continuously (see Fig. 1 and
24(e)).

4.2.2 Width for Wheelchair Passing. The
minimum width for two wheelchairs to pass is
60 in (1525 mm) (see Fig. 2).

4.2.3* Wheelchair Turning Space. The
space required for a wheelchair to make a 180-
degree turn is a clear space of 60 in (1525 mm)


35620















November 2, 2000


Bureau of Historic Preservation
Division of Hisorical Resources
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250

ATT: Phillip Wisely

RE: Joaneda House

Dear Mr. Wisely:

The City of St. Augustine requests a review of the Joaneda House, 57 Treasury
Street, in St. Augustine with regard to full accessibility requirements under the
Americans for Disability Act (ADA). Access to the bathroom and to the loft cannot
be obtained without jeopardizing the historic fabric and character of the building.

The Joaneda House is one of the city's thirty-six surviving colonial buildings. It
was originally constructed about 1806 and was most recently restored to its
colonial appearance by the Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board in 1976
(see enclosed Florida Site File form 8SJ2285). The building is a contributing
resource within the St. Augustine Colonial Town Historic District, listed in the
National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and revised in 1988.

The building is a one-and-one-half story residence with masonry walls. The
house abuts the street line of Treasury Street, with its main entrance through a
door to the kitchen on the west end of the loggia along the south elevation (photo
1). The floor plan of the building is a simple rectangle of three rooms and the
open loggia, which is contained beneath the roof. The second story'is reached
through a winding staircase within the main parlor (photo 2). "

This letter is accompanied by floor plans, elevations, photographs and the Florida
Site File form. The photographs are numbered on the back and are keyed to the
floor plans by red numerals corresponding to the numbered photos.'

A. The ground floor of the building is basically a two-cell plan, with a load-
bearing masonry partition wall separating the main parlor from the bedroom and
bathroom along the east end of the ground floor (photo 3; also see Ground Floor









Phillip Wisely
November 2, 2000
Page two


Plan). The opening through the partition wall does not meet ADA requirements.
It is 6'3" in height and 29 1/4" in width. The loft, though it will not be used for any
public purpose, can only be accessed through the winding staircase.

B. Alteration of the partition wall is the only means of providing access to the
bathroom. It would have to be widened and the opening raised. There is no
alternative to obtaining access to the east end of the ground floor and to the
bathroom.

C. Enlarging the opening through the partition wall would necessitate destroying
a part of the historic masonry fabric. Moreover, raising the height of the entrance
would jeopardize the load-bearing capacity of the partition wall. Its masonry
composition is coquina, which is not safely re-sized.

Please advise me if you need any additional information.


Sincerely,



William R. Adams, Ph.D.
Director


Encls.




-.JLI U / ..UUU LU. .JU OJU 2.LU4 O -l0 .


DVLS S OF FLORIDA DARTIENT OF STATE M R OF THE FLORIDA CABNr
offce ( ,ecretState Bo0rd oi Education
Office of tenatio Rations Trus of the I l oet Trut Fd
ivisin Elections Administnaion Cosn-ijo,
Oivsio i Corporatio Floridat LAnd ind WatIt Adjdicaory Commssion
Division CuJwr1 SEwgBs
ODiVlon, 4stocri Divisloni Library and nformation Services Deprptment o{ Revenue
Division Licensing Depart enof Lw Enforevenue
Division AdmintistrarJv. Services Depatment o.f highwayy Waety and Motor Ve*cles
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE epartMer n of vctras' AUairs
Katherine Harris
Secretary of State.
DIVISION OF HISTORICAL RESOURCES
November 6, 2000


William R. Adams, Ph.D.
Director
Historic Preservation/Heritage Tourism
City of St. Augustine
P.O. Box 210 32085

RE: Joaneda House, 57 Treasury Street, St. Augustine

Dear Dr., as 7&t4

At your request, we have completed our review of the Joaneda House property pursuant to the procedures
set forth in 4.1.7 (2) (b) of Appendix A to 28 CFR Part 36, Americans with Disability Act Accessibility
Guidelines (ADAAG) and equivalent procedures implementing Sections 553.501-553.513 Florida
Statutes. This review is based on information provided in the drawings, photographs and letter included
fin your submittal to this office dated November 2, 2000

It is the opinion of this office that compliance with ADAAG 4.1.6 Accessible Buildings: Alterations and
the technical provisions of ADAAG including those for routes, entrances and toilets will threaten or
destroy the historic significance of the Joaneda House, a qualified historic property, and that ADAAG
4.1.7 (3) Historic Preservation Minimum Requirements may be used.

Further, it is our opinion that, the demolition and construction required to provide vertical accessibility
End accessible routes will threaten or destroy prominent elevations and a significant amount of historic
bric of an original partition wall, all of which are considered character-defining features of this Florida
colonial building.
It is our understanding that the lack of vertical accessibility to the second floor will be mitigated by an
accessible first floor and by the second floor not being open to the public. We also understand that the
first floor restroom and the route to it will be accessible to the maximum extent possible.

Should you have questions concerning this review please contact Phillip Wisley, one of our staff
Architects, at (850) 487-2333.

Sincerely,




Janet Snyder Matthews, Ph.D.
State Historic Preservation Officer

IlSM/pw

R.A Gray Building 500 South Bronough Street Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250 http://www.flheritage.com
Li Director's Office 0 Archa4ological Rsserch 0 Historic reservation 0 Historcal Muuma
(85ql 488-1480 FAX 4883353 (850) 487-2299 FAX 414-2207 (850) 487-2333 FAX: 922-0496 (850) 488-1484 FAX 921-2503
0 Hiatorl ien cola Prrvation Board 0 Palm Beach Regional Office 0 St. Augstinte Reglodal Office 0 Tampa ResioG0l Office
(850) 595-5985 FAX 9954-989 (561) 279-1475 FAX: 279-1476 (904) 82S-8045 FAX 825-S044 (813) 2724-3843 FAX: 272-2340








,4h a*e,


4ym


^ //-g /2,7 L^^-)^>)

y ^ ^i--^ e-^^--^^
L~S-- &^ u ^

,, ^ ,,",-.- .-..,



, ,,--" & ,-/ _


^/-^^^-^-^^^ A A-A) 4-t<


p


/1


/,e s


Y. / (,







DIVISIQ
Office 00(
Office of
Division I
OlDvion <
owisiona
Division 4
Division


IS OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
teaatiomal Relation
Mekctioim
Culujdl AOBts
Iumortck Res uc.
LibMy andn hormationSwviMe
AdminfwSaJve Services




November 6,2000


MEMBER Of THE FLOPIDA CABINET
State Boad of Educedon
T-mstes of d buInol aInovement Trust Fud
Administraion Comudison
arida Lamd a Watr Adp diao y Coadaion
Diviion Bond o Finc
Department ofR evene
Dep tuanm of Law Ea"wceUnt
Dap"atment of Hihway Sdfety nd Motor Ve.Uic




^h.. ire >N < e .


.~Ij. ~


-/ c. e


William R. Adams, Ph.D.
Director
Historic Preservation/Heritage Tourism
City of St. Augustine
P.O. Box 210 32085


RE: Joaneda House, 57 Treasury Street, St. Augustine

Dear aij

At your request, we have completed our review of the Joaneda House property pursuant to the procedures
set forth in 4.1.7 (2) (b) of Appendix A to 28 CFR Part 36, Americans with Disability Act Accessibility
Guidelines (ADAAG) and equivalent procedures implementing Sections 553.501-553.513 Florida
Statutes. This review is based on information provided in the drawings, photographs and letter included
in your submittal to this office dated November 2, 2000

.ompliance with ADAAG 4.1.6 Accessible Buildings: Alterations and
the technical provisions of ADAAG including those for routes, entrances and toilets will threaten or
destroy the historic significance of the Joaneda House, a qualified historic property, and that
. . ..... ,dhl .....,..... .... .


I .-. '... -


' /, / o' o


Further, it is our opinion that, the demolition and construction required to provide vertical accessibility
and accessible routes will threaten or destroy prominent elevations and a significant amount of historic
fabric of an original partition wall, all of which are considered character-defining features of this Florida
:olonial building.

:t is our understanding that the lack of vertical accessibility to the second floor will be mitigated by an
accessible first floor and by the second floor not being open to the public. We also understand that the
first floor restroom and the route to it will be accessible to the maximum extent possible.

shouldd you have questions concerning this review please contact Phillip Wisley, one of our staff
architects at (850) 487-2333.

Sincerely,





Janet Snyder Matthews, Ph.D.
State Historic Preservation Officer

.ISM/pw

RAGay Building 5* 0SouthBonmoguhStX.t Tatassme, oFlorida32990250 http//www.lhraitge.coa
( a Dfas- e Ofie 0 AzKCeoloqlakl UeWrh 0a l:toric ervatfion 5 sia M%"er"Muu
(4881480 FAX: 488M3S3 (850) 4872299 FAX 4U1.207 (50) 487-233 FAX: 922-0496 (850) 488-1484 PAX: 921-2503
0 H.reapcolan. P.rvaon Ior94 0 Faln Bek Regional OffIce 0 S(. ASasutineRst agloii OMe 0 Tmpa Regioal oMffM
595-55 FAX: 595989 (361)279-1475 FAX: 279-476 (904) 25-SO5 FAX 825-SOM (813) 272-3843 FAX 272-2340


FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Katherine Harris
Secretary of State
DIVISION OF HISTORICAL RESOURCES


.li .


i v R~r .;' 4 *.11 -A -.1










4.10.14 Emergency Communications.
If provided, emergency two-way
communication systems between the
elevator and a point outside the hoistway
shall comply with ASME A17.1-1990.
The highest operable part of a two-way
communication system shall be a
maximum of 48 in (1220 mm) from the
floor of the car. It shall be identified by a
raised symbol and lettering complying
with 4.30 and located adjacent to the
device. If the system uses a handset then
the length of the cord from the panel to
the handset shall be at least 29 in (735
mm). If the system is located in a closed
compartment the compartment door
hardware shall conform to 4.27, Controls
and Operating Mechanisms. The
emergency intercommunication system
shall not require voice communication.

4.11 PLATFORM LIFTS
(WHEELCHAIR LIFTS).

4.11.1 Location. Platform lifts
(wheelchair lifts) permitted by 4.1 shall
comply with the requirements of 4.11.

4.11.2 Other Requirements. If platform
lifts (wheelchair lifts) are used, they shall
comply with 4.2.4, 4.5, 4.27, and ASME
A17.1 Safety Code for Elevators and
Escalators, Section XX, 1990.

4.113 Entrance. If platform lifts are
used then they shall facilitate unassisted

entry, operation, and exit from the lift in
compliance with 4.11.2.


4.12 WINDOWS.

4.12.1 General. (Reserved).

4.12.2 Window Hardware. (Reserved).

4.13 DOORS.

4.13.1 General.

(1) Doors required to be accessible by
4.1 shall comply with the requirements of
4.13.


4.13.2 Revolving Doors and Turnstiles.

(1) Revolving doors or turnstiles shall
not be the only means of passage at an
accessible entrance or along an accessible
route. An accessible gate or door shall be
provided adjacent to the turnstile or
revolving door and shall be so designed as
to facilitate the same use pattern.


46 FWRIDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR BALDING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 1997 EDiTION


46 FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION


OCTOBER 1997 EDITION










St. Augustine, Florida Historic Preservation / Heritage Tourism




November 2, 2000

Bureau of Historic Preservation
Division of Hisorical Resources
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250

ATT: Phillip Wisely

RE: Joaneda House

Dear Mr. Wisely:

The City of St. Augustine requests a review of the Joaneda House, 57 Treasury
Street, in St. Augustine with regard to full accessibility requirements under the
Americans for Disability Act (ADA). Access to the bathroom and to the loft cannot
be obtained without jeopardizing the historic fabric and character of the building.

The Joaneda House is one of the city's thirty-six surviving colonial buildings. It
was originally constructed about 1806 and was most recently restored to its
colonial appearance by the Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board in 1976
(see enclosed Florida Site File form 8SJ2285). The building is a contributing
resource within the St. Augustine Colonial Town Historic District, listed in the
National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and revised in 1988.

The building is a one-and-one-half story residence with masonry walls. The
house abuts the street line of Treasury Street, with its main entrance through a
door to the kitchen on the west end of the loggia along the south elevation (photo
1). The floor plan of the building is a simple rectangle of three rooms and the
open loggia, which is contained beneath the roof. The second story is reached
through a winding staircase within the main parlor (photo 2).

This letter is accompanied by floor plans, elevations, photographs and the Florida
Site File form. The photographs are numbered on the back and are keyed to the
floor plans by red numerals corresponding to the numbered photos.

A. The ground floor of the building is basically a two-cell plan, with a load-
bearing masonry partition wall separating the main parlor from the bedroom and
bathroom along the east end of the ground floor (photo 3; also see Ground Floor


48 King Street, 32084 P.O. Box 210, 32085 Office 904/825-5033 FAX 904/825-5096









Phillip Wisely
November 2, 2000
Page two


Plan). No 111111i1 i:'Wir.! *"61
1sif* i W The loft, though it will not be used for any
public purpose, can only be accessed through the winding staircase.

B. Alteration of the partition wall is the only means of providing access to the
bathroom. It would have to be widened and the opening raised. There is no
alternative to obtaining access to the east end of the ground floor and to the
bathroom.

C. Enlarging the opening through the partition wall would necessitate destroying
a part of the historic masonry fabric. Moreover, raising the height of the entrance
would jeopardize the load-bearing capacity of the partition wall. Its masonry
composition is coquina, which is not safely re-sized.

Please advise me if you need any additional information.


Sincere,



William R. Adams, Ph.D.
Director





Encls.


-I-. /^, <- ^







DIVISIor OF FLORIDA DErARTMENT OF STATE
Office o( lpe Secetary
Office of 4ternationail Reltions
Division Electidom
Division Corporatons
Divison Cujtu Affars
Olvision Hisrorical Resouxces
Division q Library and Information Services
Division uLceLning
Division, 4 Adminisradve Servces





November 6, 2000


FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Katherine Harris
Secretary of State
DIVISION OF HISTORICAL RESOURCES


MEMBER OF THE FLORIDA CABINET
State Board of Education
Trustees of the Enterol aImprtovment Truat Fund
Administration Comunission
Florida Land ind Water Adjudicatory Commission
Siting Board
Division o( bond Financ
Department of Revenue
Department of Law Enforcrennt
Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehiclee
Department of Veterans' Affaixrs


William R. Adams, Ph.D.
Director
Historic Preservation/Heritage Tourism
City of St. Augustine
P.O. Box 210 32085

RE: Joaneda House, 57 Treasury Street, St. Augustine

Dear as

At your request, we have completed our review of the Joaneda House property pursuant to the procedures
set forth in 4.1.7 (2) (b) of Appendix A to 28 CFR Part 36, Americans with Disability Act Accessibility
Guidelines (ADAAG) and equivalent procedures implementing Sections 553.501-553.513 Florida
Statutes. This review is based on information provided in the drawings, photographs and letter included
in your submittal to this office dated November 2, 2000

It is the opinion of this office that compliance with ADAAG 4.1.6 Accessible Buildings: Alterations and
the technical provisions of ADAAG including those for routes, entrances and toilets will threaten or
destroy the historic significance of the Joaneda House, a qualified historic property, and that ADAAG
4.1.7 (3) Historic Preservation Minimum Requirements may be used.

Further, it is our opinion that, the demolition and construction required to provide vertical accessibility
and accessible routes will threaten or destroy prominent elevations and a significant amount of historic
fabric of an original partition wall, all of which are considered character-defining features of this Florida
colonial building.

It is our understanding that the lack of vertical accessibility to the second floor will be mitigated by an
accessible first floor and by the second floor not being open to the public. We also understand that the
first floor restroom and the route to it will be accessible to the maximum extent possible.

Should you have questions concerning this review please contact Phillip Wisley, one of our staff
architects, at (850) 487-2333.

Sincerely,





Janet Snyder Matthews, Ph.D.
State Historic Preservation Officer


JSM/pw


R-A Gray Building *
0 Director's Office
(850) 488-1480 FAX: 488-3353
0 Historit Pen"acola Pres rvatio Board
(850) 595-5985 FAX: 595-5989


500 South Bronough Street TUlahassee, Florida 32399-0250 http://www.flheritage.com
0 Archwological Research 0 HUitoric FieMrvation 0 Hito1kial Museums
(850) 487-2299 FAX: 414-2207 (850) 487-233 FAX: 922-0496 (850) 488-1484 FAX 921-2503
0 Palm Beach Regional Office 0 St. Augqstine Regiotnal Office 0 Tampa Regional Office
(561) 279-1475 FAX: 279-1476 (904) 825-5045 FAX: 825-S044 (813) 272-343 FAX: 272-2340







Florida Department of State


TO: Janet Snyder Matthews

FROM: Leslee F. Keys

DATE: October 26, 2000

SUBJECT: Handicapped accessibility response to email from Judy Lease


You asked me to brief you on the situation regarding handicapped access following an email
addressed to you from Judy Lease, 4 Locust Street, St. Augustine. Ms. Lease asked you "Why
doesn't the historic area in Saint Augustine have handicap accesses."

As you know, ADA compliance and the Florida Handicapped Accessibility Code are addressed
through the local building official (in this case an employee of the City of St. Augustine).

The City of St. Augustine is well aware of ADA considerations which apply to "any place of public
accommodation"-including public facilities, city-owned properties, and the state-owned/city-
managed properties. The City is equally aware of its stewardship responsibilities with regard to
maintaining the unique qualities of its internationally regarded National Historic Landmark district and
the ADA provisions of Section 36.405 regarding Historic Preservation.

The City regularly and constantly makes efforts to address compliance issues. For example, local
roadways and sidewalks are on an annual maintenance and replacement schedule. The scope of
work under this program includes provisions for handicapped accessibility. This is not limited to the
historic area, but is addressed throughout the jurisdictional limits of the city. Obviously, state or
federally owned and maintained facilities are outside the City's authority.

I trust this addresses the question; however, if you require additional detail, please let me know.

Xc: Jack Cubbedge, Assistant City Manager
Bill Adams, Director, Historic Preservation and Heritage Tourism


MEMORANDUM











toilet facilities, will be permitted in lieu of
modifying existing toilet facilities to be
accessible. Each unisex toilet room shall
contain one water closet complying with
4.16 and one lavatory complying with
4.19, and the door shall have a privacy
latch.

(ii) Where it is technically infeasible to
install a required standard stall (Fig.
30(a)), or where other codes prohibit
reduction of the fixture count (i.e.,
removal of a water closet in order to
create a double-wide stall), either alternate
stall (Fig.30(b)) may be provided in lieu
of the standard stall.

(iii) When existing toilet or bathing
facilities are being altered and are not
made accessible, signage complying with
4.30.1, 4.30.2, 4.30.3, 4.30.5, and 4.30.7
shall be provided indicating the location
of the nearest accessible toilet or bathing
facility within the facility.

(f) Assembly Areas:

(i) Where it is technically infeasible to
disperse accessible seating throughout an
altered assembly area, accessible seating
areas may be clustered. Each accessible
seating area shall have provisions for
companion seating and shall be located on
an accessible route that also serves as a
means of emergency egress.

(ii) Where it is technically infeasible to
alter all performing areas to be on an
accessible route, at least one of each type
of performing area shall be made
accessible.


(g) Platform Lifts (Wheelchair Lifts): In
alterations, platform lifts (wheelchair lifts)
complying with 4.11 and applicable to
this code shall be used as part of an
accessible route. The use of lifts is not
limited to the four conditions in Exception
4 of 4.1.3(5).

(h) Dressing Rooms:

In alterations where technical infeasibility
can be demonstrated, one dressing room
for each sex on each level shall be made
accessible. Where only unisex dressing
rooms are provided, accessible unisex
dressing rooms may be used to fulfill this
requirement.




(1) Applicability:

(a) General Rule. Alterations to a
qualified historic building or facility shall
comply with 4.1.6 Accessible Buildings:
Alterations, the applicable technical
specifications of 4.2 through 4.35 and the
applicable special application sections 5
through 10 unless it is determined in
accordance with the procedures in
4.1.7(2) that compliance with the
requirements for accessible routes
(exterior and interior), ramps, entrances,
or toilets would threaten or destroy the
historic significance of the building or
facility in which case the alternative
requirements in 4.1.7(3) may be used for
the feature.


30 FLORIDA ACCFSSIBJLflYCODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 1997 EDITION


30 FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITYCODEFOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION


OCTOBER 1997 EDITION











EXCEPTIONS: (Reserved)

(b) Definition. A qualified historic
building or facility is a building or facility
that is:

(i) Listed in or eligible for listing in the
National Register of Historic Places; or

(ii) Designated as historic under an
appropriate State or local law.

(2) Procedures.

(a) Alterations to Qualified Historic
buildings and Facilities Subject to Section
106 of the National Historic Preservation
Act:

(i) Section 106 Process. Section 106 of
the National Historic Preservation Act (16
U.S.C. 470 f) requires that a Federal
agency with jurisdiction over a Federal,
federally assisted, or federally licensed
undertaking consider the effects of the
agency's undertaking on buildings and
facilities listed in or eligible for listing in
the National Register of Historic Places
and give the Advisory Council on Historic
Preservation a reasonable opportunity to
comment on the undertaking prior to
approval of the undertaking.

(ii) ADA Application. Where alterations
are undertaken to a qualified historic
building or facility that is subject to
section 106 of the National Historic
Preservation Act, the Federal agency with
jurisdiction over the undertaking shall
follow the section 106 process. If the
State Historic Preservation Officer or
Advisory Council on Historic


Preservation agrees that compliance with
the requirements for accessible routes
(exterior and interior), ramps, entrances,
or toilets would threaten or destroy the
historic significance of the building or
facility, the alternative requirements in
4.1.7(3) may be used for the feature.

(b) Alterations to Qualified Historic
Buildings and Facilities Not Subject to
Section 106 of the National Historic
Preservation Act. Where alterations are
undertaken to a qualified historic building
or facility that is not subject to section
106 of the National Historic Preservation
Act, if the entity undertaking the
alterations believes that compliance with
the requirements for accessible routes
(exterior and interior), ramps, entrances,
or toilets would threaten or destroy the
historic significance of the building or
facility and that the alternative
requirements in 4.1.7(3) should be used
for the feature, the entity should consult
with the State Historic Preservation
Officer. If the State Historic Preservation
Officer agrees that compliance with the
accessibility requirements for accessible
routes (exterior and interior), ramps,
entrances or toilets would threaten or
destroy the historical significance of the
building or facility, the alternative
requirements in 4.1.7(3) may be used.

(c) Consultation With Interested Persons.
Interested persons should be invited to
participate in the consultation process,
including State or local accessibility
officials, individuals with disabilities, and
organizations representing individuals
with disabilities.


FLORIDA ACCESMJILIZYCODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONOCBE197EiON3


OCTOBER 1997EDITION 31











(d) Certified Local Government Historic
Preservation Programs. Where the State
Historic Preservation Officer has
delegated the consultation responsibility
for purposes of this section to a local
government historic preservation program
that has been certified in accordance with
section 101(c) of the National Historic
Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 470a
(c)) and implementing regulations (36
CFR 61.5), the responsibility may be
carried out by the appropriate local
government body or official.




(a) At least one accessible route
complying with 4.3 from a site access
point to an accessible entrance shall be
provided.

EXCEPTION: A ramp with a slope no
greater than 1:6 for a run not to exceed 2
ft (610 mm) may be used as part of an
accessible route to an entrance.

(b) At least one accessible entrance
complying with 4.14 which is used by the
public shall be provided.

EXCEPTION: If it is determined that no
entrance used by the public can comply
with 4.14, then access at any entrance not
used by the general public but open
(unlocked) with directional signage at the
primary entrance may be used. The
accessible entrance shall also have a
notification system. Where security is a
problem, remote monitoring may be used.


(d) Accessible routes from an accessible
entrance to all publicly used spaces on at
least the level of the accessible entrance
shall be provided. Access shall be
provided to all levels of a building or
facility in compliance with 4.1 whenever
practical.

(e) Displays and written information,
documents, etc., should be located where
they can be seen by a seated person.
Exhibits and signage displayed
horizontally (e.g., open books), should be
no higher than 44 in (1120 mm) above the
floor surface.


32 FLORIDA ACCFSSIBILITY CODE FOR BUiLDING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 1997 EDITION


32 FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION


OCTOBER 1997 EDITION












































4.2 SPACE ALLOWANCE AND
REACH RANGES

4.2.1 Wheelchair Passage Width. The
minimum clear width for single
wheelchair passage shall be 32 in (815
mm) at a point and 36 in (915 mm)
continuously (see Fig. 1 and 24(e)).


4.2.2 Width for Wheelchair Passing.
The minimum width for two wheelchairs
to pass is 60 in (1525 mm) (see Fig. 2).

4.2.3 Wheelchair Turning Space. The
space required for a wheelchair to make a
180-degree turn is a clear space of 60 in
(1525 mm) diameter (see Fig. 3(a)) or a
T-shaped space (see Fig. 3(b)).

4.2.4 Clear Floor or Ground Space for
Wheelchairs.

4.2.4.1 Size and Approach. The
minimum clear floor or ground space
required to accommodate a single,
stationary wheelchair and occupant is 30
in by 48 in (760 mm by 1220 mm) (see
Fig. 4(a)). The minimum clear floor or
ground space for wheelchairs may be
positioned for forward or parallel
approach to an object (see Fig. 4(b) and
(c)). Clear floor or ground space for
wheelchairs may be part of the knee space
required under some objects.

4.2.4.2 Relationship of Maneuvering
Clearance to Wheelchair Spaces. One
full unobstructed side of the clear floor or
ground space for a wheelchair shall adjoin
or overlap an accessible route or adjoin
another wheelchair clear floor space. If a
clear floor space is located in an alcove or
otherwise confined on all or part of three
sides, additional maneuvering clearances
shall be provided as shown in Fig. 4(d)
and (e).


FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 1997 EDITION 33


OCTOBER 1997EDITION 33


FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITYCODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION










4.10.14 Emergency Communications.
If provided, emergency two-way
communication systems between the
elevator and a point outside the hoistway
shall comply with ASME A 17.1-1990.
The highest operable part of a two-way
communication system shall be a
maximum of 48 in (1220 mm) from the
floor of the car. It shall be identified by a
raised symbol and lettering complying
with 4.30 and located adjacent to the
device. If the system uses a handset then
the length of the cord from the panel to
the handset shall be at least 29 in (735
mm). If the system is located in a closed
compartment the compartment door
hardware shall conform to 4.27, Controls
and Operating Mechanisms. The
emergency intercommunication system
shall not require voice communication.

4.11 PLATFORM LIFTS
(WHEELCHAIR LIFTS).

4.11.1 Location. Platform lifts
(wheelchair lifts) permitted by 4.1 shall
comply with the requirements of 4.11.

4.11.2 Other Requirements. If platform
lifts (wheelchair lifts) are used, they shall
comply with 4.2.4, 4.5, 4.27, and ASME
A17.1 Safety Code for Elevators and
Escalators, Section XX, 1990.

4.11.3 Entrance. If platform lifts are
used then they shall facilitate unassisted

entry, operation, and exit from the lift in
compliance with 4.11.2.


4.12 WINDOWS.

4.12.1 General. (Reserved).

4.12.2 Window Hardware. (Reserved).

4.13 DOORS.

4.13.1 General.

(1) Doors required to be accessible by
4.1 shall comply with the requirements of
4.13.

(2) All required doors and walk through
openings in buildings excluding single
family homes, duplexes, and triplexes not
covered by the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 or the Fair
Housing Act shall have at least 29 inches
of clear width. See 4.22.2(1) Exception.

4.13.2 Revolving Doors and Turnstiles.

(1) Revolving doors or turnstiles shall
not be the only means of passage at an
accessible entrance or along an accessible
route. An accessible gate or door shall be
provided adjacent to the turnstile or
revolving door and shall be so designed as
to facilitate the same use pattern.

(2) Turnstiles shall not be used in
occupancies which serve fewer than 100
persons, but turnstiles may be used in
occupancies which serve at least 100
persons if there is an unlocked alternate
passageway on an accessible route
affording not less than 32 inches of
clearance, equipped with latching devices
in accordance with this code.


46 FWRJDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR BUILDiNG CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 1997 EDITION


46 FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION


OCTOBER 1997 EDITION











4.22.2 Doors.

(1) All doors to accessible toilet rooms
shall comply with 4.13. Doors shall not
swing into the clear floor space required
for any fixture.


4.22.3 Clear Floor Space. The
accessible fixtures and controls required
in 4.22.4, 4.22.5, 4.22.6, and 4.22.7 shall
be on an accessible route. An
unobstructed turning space complying
with 4.2.3 shall be provided within an
accessible toilet room. The clear floor
space at fixtures and controls, the
accessible route, and the turning space
may overlap.

4.22.4 Water Closets. If toilet stalls are
provided, then at least one shall be a
standard toilet stall complying with 4.17;
where 6 or more stalls are provided, in
addition to the stall complying with
4.17.3, at least one stall 36 in (915 mm)
wide with an outward swinging, self-
closing door and parallel grab bars
complying with Fig. 30(d) and 4.26 shall
be provided. Water closets in such stalls


shall comply with 4.16. If water closets
are not in stalls, then at least one shall
comply with 4.16.

4.22.5 Urinals. If urinals are provided,
then at least one shall comply with 4.18.

4.22.6 Lavatories and Mirrors. If
lavatories and mirrors are provided, then
at least one of each shall comply with
4.19.

4.22.7 Controls and Dispensers. If
controls, dispensers, receptacles, or other
equipment are provided, then at least one
of each shall be on an accessible route and
shall comply with 4.27.

4.23 Bathrooms, Bathing Facilities, and
Shower Rooms.

4.23.1 Minimum Number. Bathrooms,
bathing facilities, or shower rooms
required to be accessible by 4.1 shall
comply with 4.23 and shall be on an
accessible route.

4.23.2 Doors. Doors to accessible
bathrooms shall comply with 4.13. Doors
shall not swing into the floor space
required for any fixture.


FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 1997 EDITION 53


OCTOBER 1997EDITION 53


FLORIDA ACCESSIBILITY CODE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION








_f_ D U fusfittt al
St. Augustine, Florida Historic Preservation / Heritage Tourism




November 2, 2000

Bureau of Historic Preservation
Division of Hisorical Resources
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250

ATT: Phillip Wisely

RE: Joaneda House

Dear Mr. Wisely:

The City of St. Augustine requests a review of the Joaneda House, 57 Treasury
Street, in St. Augustine with regard to full accessibility requirements under the
Americans for Disability Act (ADA). Access to the bathroom and to the loft cannot
be obtained without jeopardizing the historic fabric and character of the building.

The Joaneda House is one of the city's thirty-six surviving colonial buildings. It
was originally constructed about 1806 and was most recently restored to its
colonial appearance by the Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board in 1976
(see enclosed Florida Site File form 8SJ2285). The building is a contributing
resource within the St. Augustine Colonial Town Historic District, listed in the
National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and revised in 1988.

The building is a one-and-one-half story residence with masonry walls. The
house abuts the street line of Treasury Street, with its main entrance through a -
door to the kitchen on the west end of the loggia along the south elevation (photo
1). The floor plan of the building is a simple rectangle of three rooms and the
open loggia, which is contained beneath the roof. The second story is reached
through a winding staircase within the main parlor (photo 2).

This letter is accompanied by floor plans, elevations, photographs and the Florida
Site File form. The photographs are numbered on the back and are keyed to the
floor plans by red numerals corresponding to the numbered photos.

A. The ground floor of-the building is basically a two-cell plan, with a load-
bearing masonry partition wall separating the main parlor from the bedroom and
bathroom along the east end of the ground floor (photo 3; also see Ground Floor


48 King Street, 32084 P.O. Box 210, 32085 Office 904/825-5033 FAX 904/825-5096










Phillip Wisely
November 2, 2000
Page two


Plan). The opening through the partition wall does not meet ADA requirements.
It is 6'3" in height and 29 1/4" in width. The loft, though it will not be used for any
public purpose, can only be accessed through the winding staircase.

B. Alteration of the partition wall is the only means of providing access to the
bathroom. It would have to be widened and the opening raised. There is no
alternative to obtaining access to the east end of the ground floor and to the
bathroom.

C. Enlarging the opening through the partition wall would necessitate destroying
a part of the historic masonry fabric. Moreover, raising the height of the entrance
would jeopardize the load-bearing capacity of the partition wall. Its masonry
composition is coquina, which is not safely re-sized.

Please advise me if you need any additional information.






William R. Adams, Ph.D.
Director


Enels.






DIVISIONS OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE MEMBER OF THE FLORIDA CABINET
Office of the Secretary State Board of Education
Office of International Relations Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund
Division of Elections Administration Commission
Division of Corporations Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission
Division of Cultural Affairs Siting Board
Division of Historical Resources Division of Bond Finance
Division of Library and Information Services Department of Revenue
Division of Licensing Department of Law Enforcement
Division of Administrative Services Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE Department of Veteran' Affairs
Katherine Harris
Secretary of State
DIVISION OF HISTORICAL RESOURCES
November 6, 2000


William R. Adams, Ph.D.
Director
Historic Preservation/Heritage Tourism
City of St. Augustine
P.O. Box 210 32085

RE: Joaneda House, 57 Treasury Street, St. Augustine

Dear

At your request, we have completed our review of the Joaneda House property pursuant to the procedures
set forth in 4.1.7 (2) (b) of Appendix A to 28 CFR Part 36, Americans with Disability Act Accessibility
Guidelines (ADAAG) and equivalent procedures implementing Sections 553.501-553.513 Florida
Statutes. This review is based on information provided in the drawings, photographs and letter included
in your submittal to this office dated November 2, 2000

It is the opinion of this office that compliance with ADAAG 4.1.6 Accessible Buildings: Alterations and
the technical provisions of ADAAG including those for routes, entrances and toilets will threaten or
destroy the historic significance of the Joaneda House, a qualified historic property, and that ADAAG
4.1.7 (3) Historic Preservation Minimum Requirements may be used.

Further, it is our opinion that, the demolition and construction required to provide vertical accessibility
and accessible routes will threaten or destroy prominent elevations and a significant amount of historic
fabric of an original partition wall, all of which are considered character-defining features of this Florida
colonial building.

It is our understanding that the lack of vertical accessibility to the second floor will be mitigated by an
accessible first floor and by the second floor not being open to the public. We also understand that the
first floor restroom and the route to it will be accessible to the maximum extent possible.

Should you have questions concerning this review please contact Phillip Wisley, one of our staff
architects, at (850) 487-2333.
Sincerely,




Janet Snyder Matthews, Ph.D.
State Historic Preservation Officer

JSM/pw

R.A Gray Building 500 South Bronough Street Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250 http://www.flheritage.com
0 Director's Office 0 ArchaeoloSical Research 0 Historic Preservation 0 Historical Museums
(850) 488-1480 FAX 488-3353 (850) 487-2299 FAX 414-2207 (850) 487-2333 FAX: 922-0496 (850) 488-1484 FAX: 921-2503
0 Historic Pensacola Preservation Board 0 Palm Beach Regional Office 0 St. Augustine Regional Office 3 Tampa Regional Office
(850) 595-5985 FAX 595-5989 (561) 279-1475 FAX 279-1476 (904) 825-5045 FAX: 825-5044 (813) 272-3843 FAX 272-2340




Nov 15 00 01:04p


Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2000

To: Dr. William Adams
Director of Historical Preservation

From: Karin Sufalko
Phone: 904-460-0631
Fax: 904-460-9125

Pages: 2


Subject: 57 Treasury


Karin Sufalko


904-460-9125 p.1




Nov 15 00 01:04p Karin Sufalko 904-460-9125 p.2






Wednesday, November 15, 2000





Karin Sufalko
275 Jellison Road
St Augustine, FL 32080
United States




Dear Bill Adams:

I am very sure that you know how disappointed Lee and I are regarding project 57 Treasury. During the
past six weeks we have operated and planned In good faith that w would have occupancy at STMreasuy
by latest today. Instead, our business plan has come to a harsh halt.

We of course appreciate the enormous effort on your part and still have hope thai this vll soon be
resolved in our favor.

Unfortunately Lee has had some unsetling conversations with some city officials regarding this matter
and can only hope that you will dear the way.

We are obviously interested in leasing 57 Treasury, and, in counting on that have not searched for other
property. I am sure that all necessary forms to obtain the necessary variances have been submitted-is
there anything we need to do?

Lee and I would very much like to sign the lease for 57 Treasury subject to obtaining the required
variances.


Thank you again for all your efforts.











St. Augustine, Florida


Historic Preservation / Heritage Toburism


November 30, 2000

Bureau of Historic Preservation
Division of Historical Resources
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250

ATT: Phillip Wisely

RE: Joaneda House

Dear Mr. Wisely:

This letter is a followup to my letter of November 2 concerning the Joaneda
House and your reply to that letter dated November 6, copies of which are
enclosed.

In your letter, it was pointed out that if compliance with ADAAG 4.1.6 Accessible
Buildings threatens to destroy historic features, that ADAAG 4.1.7 (3) Historic
Preservation Minimum Requirements may be used.

With regard to making the bathroom accessible, however, compliance with the
Historic Minimum Requirements is likewise impossible without costly and
destructive alterations to the building. The space between the historic load
bearing wall and the east exterior wall of the building (please see the floor plan
that accompanied my November 2 letter) is not sufficient to permit installation of
a bathroom that allows the required turning radius for wheelchairs. That could
only be possible by relocating the spiral staircase. In turn, the staircase would
have to be relocated on the west side of the load bearing wall. That would disrupt
the interior of the main room and require interruption of two ceiling joists,
removing historic timbers and necessitating supports for the second floor that
would cause a major intrusion. Moreover, the work would be prohibitively
expensive.

My question to you, then, is: can you or your agency exempt the bathroom of this
building from ADA requirements? Only the bathroom presents a problem.
Otherwise, the building is accessible.


48 King Street, 32084 P.O. Box 210, 32085 Office 904/825-5033 FAX 904/825-5096










November 30, 2000
Bureau of Historic Preservation
Page two


I'm sorry this issue has taken so much of your time and we really appreciate the
quick response you gave to our previous inquiry. Please let me know if we can
provide additional information.


Sincerely,



William R. Adams
Director


Ends.




University of Florida Home Page
© 2004 - 2010 University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries.
All rights reserved.

Acceptable Use, Copyright, and Disclaimer Statement
Last updated October 10, 2010 - - mvs