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In considering the designation of any area, place, building, structure, work of art or similar object in the City as a preservation district or listed property, the Review Board, Planning Commission and Council shall apply, in addition to any other available information, the following criteria:
(a) The character, interest or value of the area or property as part of the development, heritage, or cultural characteristics of the City, State or the United States.
(b) The location as a site of a significant historic event.
(c) The identification with a person or persons who significantly contributed to the culture and development of the City.
(d) The exemplification by the area or property of the cultural, economic, social or historic heritage of the City.
(e) The embodiment of distinguishing characteristics of an archetype or specimen.
(f) Identification as the work of an architect or notable builder whose individual work has influenced the development of the City.
(g) The embodiment of elements of architectural design, detail, materials or craftsmanship which represent architecture of significant character, charm or grandeur.
(h) The relationship to other distinctive areas or structures which are eligible for preservation, according to a plan based on an historic, environmental, cultural, educational or architectural theme.
(i) A unique location or singular physical characteristic representing an established and familiar visual feature of a neighborhood, community or the City.
(Ord. 22-79. Passed 10-15-79.)