In considering the designation of any area, property or site as a historic district or of any building or structure as a landmark, the Board shall apply the following criteria:
       (a)     The character, interest or value of the area, property, or site as part of the development, heritage or cultural characteristics of the City, State, or nation;
        (b)    The location as a site of a significant historic event;
        (c)       The identification with a person or persons of historical significance;
        (d)       The exemplification by the area, property, or site of the cultural, economic or social heritage of the City, State, or nation;
        (e)       The portrayal of a group of people in an era of history, characterized by a distinctive architectural style;
       (f)       The embodiment of distinguishing characteristics of a building type or architectural style;
       (g)     The embodiment of elements of architectural design, detail, materials or craftsmanship, which represent architecture of significant character;
       (h)       The identification as the work of an architect or master builder whose work has influenced the City, State, or nation;
       (i)       The potential to yield information important in prehistory or history; and
       (j)       A unique location or singular physical characteristic representing an established and familiar visual feature of a neighborhood or of the City.
      (Ord. 2013-4.  Passed 8-19-13.)