MOUNT VERNON — It took only about 10 minutes for the Historical Review Commission to approve St. Vincent de Paul Church’s new plans to replace the rectory at 301 E. High St.
The commission, which consists of the Planning Commission plus Gail LaBenne and Wendy Fetters representing the city’s Historic Districts, voted unanimously to approve the plans.
Mark Stewart, facilities manager at St. Vincent, presented the new plans, which had been developed after meetings between the church and Historic Review representatives.
The plans now feature a two-story building, with a front entrance on High Street, larger windows, dormers on the second floor and stone or brick front steps.
LaBenne said she liked the changes.
“It will fit in the neighborhood a lot better,” she said.
The rest of this article is available to Mount Vernon News subscribers. To continue reading, please log in or purchase an e-edition. Login to the e-edition. The article will only be available for thirty (30) days. Try the demo