SD Supreme Court: Oversized House In Historic District Must Be Modified To Fit

Jan 4, 2018

Sapienza house, left, casts shadows on south wall of McDowell house.
Credit Andrew Bork, SDPB

An oversized house built in the historic McKennan Park district in Sioux Falls has to be modified or reconstructed. That's the decision issued by the South Dakota Supreme Court on Thursday, Jan. 4. The house is eight feet taller than allowed by city ordinance and did not follow the proposal home builders submitted to the city's historic board. SDPB's Victoria Wicks reports.