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Old Georgetown Appendix
21 November 2002

OG Number: O.G. 02-138
HPA Number: HPA 02-224
Address: 1417 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Bob Walsh -
Description: Second-story addition and alterations - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed second-story addition and alterations as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 October 2002 which indicate lower parapet and replacement 1/1 windows. Roof deck has been deleted from this submission. File new submission of working drawings, including details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 02-323
HPA Number: HPA 02-598
Address: 3417 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Drew Callahan -
Description: Replacement rear deck at first floor level - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for a 4'-0' by 6'-2" replacement deck over rear door as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 7 November 2002. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 02-337
HPA Number: HPA 02-610
Address: 1414 34th Street NW
Owner(s): Scott Stinson -
Description: Alterations to rear carriage house, solarium and rear facade - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for proposed alterations to carriage house off alley, renovation of solarium at rear of house, and for replacement windows at rear as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 October 2002. Recommend further study of alterations to enclosed second story porch rather than the proposed awning windows. File new submission of working drawings, including details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 02-344
HPA Number: HPA 02-621
Address: 1248 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Brian Mahoubi -
Description: Flower bed on public space and stoop repairs - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of front entry stoop and for proposed curved flower bed on public space in front of bay window as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 October 2002, PROVIDED approval from Department of Public Space is granted. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 02-347
HPA Number: HPA 02-631
Address: 1324 27th Street, NW
Owner(s): Brooke Rose -
Description: Alterations to rear window openings and replacement door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 30 October 2002 indicate that proposed alterations to rear window opening, and replacement window and door at rear are not visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-001
HPA Number: HPA 03-006
Address: 3319 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Christian Wade -
Description: Replacement fence with lattice top and new arbor - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement 7'-0" high board fence, including lattice and gate, and for new arbor within yard. New fence will be stained or painted.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-002
HPA Number: HPA 03-007
Address: 3139 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Rose Marie Harris -
Description: Replacement fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement board fence and gate PROVIDED new board fence and gate are stained or painted.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-003
HPA Number: HPA 03-011
Address: 1673 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Priscilla W. Crouzet -
Description: Replacement windows and security grilles - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of 5 windows on front facade of this 1964 house, and for installation of iron security grilles over existing vinyl tripartite window on side wall as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 4 November 2002, PROVIDED straight grilles are used and scrollwork is deleted from design of grilles. Replacement windows will be Kolbe and Kolbe Simulite divided-lights double-hung all-wood windows. Fixed grilles will be wood on the interior and exterior. The Commission regrets that original windows were removed and replaced prior to review and without a permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-005
HPA Number: HPA 03-012
Address: 2829 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Alexander and Mary Platt -
Description: Installation of storm windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of Burch Co. all-aluminum custom made storm windows.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-006
HPA Number: HPA 03-013
Address: 1647 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Doug Young -
Description: Two story rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 5 November 2002 which indicate a 30 foot setback from rear property line and supplemental drawings received and dated 15 November which indicate height of parapet on new addition aligning with existing parapet of historic building. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 02-150). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval. File separate permit application for existing signs which have been installed prior to review and without a permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-007
HPA Number: HPA 03-014
Address: 1703 32nd Street, NW
Owner(s): Dumbarton Oaks - Trustees for Harvard University
Description: Razing of gardener sheds - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed razing of two service structures, one a garage designed by Beatrix Ferrand in 1924, the other a plant rest/storage facility and terrace designed by McKim Mead and White in 1926, in coordination with future construction of the library addition at Dumbarton Oaks. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed razing of utility sheds located behind Fellows Building in coordination with future construction of service court building and mechanical equipment enclosures. The garage, plant rest facility and utility sheds have been determined to be non-contributing to the historic district. See previous Recommendations (O.G. 00-253, O.G. 02-135 and O.G. 02-340).

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OG Number: O.G. 03-008
HPA Number: HPA 03-015
Address: 1703 32nd Street, NW
Owner(s): Dumbarton Oaks - Trustees for Harvard University
Description: Gardener's Court buildings, alterations and parking lot - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed Gardener's Court building at Dumbarton Oaks as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 November 2002 which indicate second floor windows that align over first floor windows. Working drawings conform to approved concept. No objection to revisions to approved concept for the orientation of the service enclosures, parking lot and court which is an improvement over original design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 02-135). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the project requiring exterior alterations as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-009
HPA Number: HPA 03-016
Address: 1042 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): A & M Investments - Cafe India
Description: Replacement awning and sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new fabric awning as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 29 October 2002 which indicate sign composed of letters reading "Café India" limited to a 12-inch high valance. Existing light fixtures and awning, which were installed without review or permit and do not conform to Building Code, must be removed no later than 30 March 2003.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-010
HPA Number: HPA 03-017
Address: 3254 Jones Court, NW
Owner(s): Joseph Halow -
Description: Alterations to house for two flats - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Supplemental information and drawings received and dated 25 October 2002 indicate that there is no proposed exterior work or architectural change to the exterior of the existing building. Permit application accompanies a request for a Certificate of Occupancy and change of use ONLY. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the project requiring exterior alterations as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-011
HPA Number: HPA 03-018
Address: 3232 P Street, NW, rear
Owner(s): Rubman / Lee - Heavenly Florist
Description: Sign on alley, projecting sign and mechanical equipment on roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of mechanical equipment on roof above interior freezer in a location where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 4 November 2002. No objection to issuance of permit for existing sign over garage door at end of alley and for existing projecting sign at entrance to alley, both reading "Heavenly Florist". The Commission regrets that both signs were installed prior to review and without a permit. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-012
HPA Number: HPA 03-019
Address: 2620 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Rebecca Klemm -
Description: Replacement fence, awning and light fixtures - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for existing replacement board fence, which should be stained or painted, and for existing awning and light fixtures. The Commission regrets that fence, awning and light fixtures were installed prior to review and without a permit. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-013
HPA Number: HPA 03-020
Address: 3327 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Elizabeth and John Edwards -
Description: Enclosure of rear porch and alterations to rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to garage, which will not be visible from public thoroughfare, and for proposed enclosure of rear porch.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-015
HPA Number: HPA 03-022
Address: 3312 N Street, N.W.
Owner(s): Daniel Heininger -
Description: Alterations to parking pad off alley - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to parking pad off alley, including demolition of 1993 shed, replacement wood panel gate, new brick walls, planting beds, light fixtures, and metal trellis over garden brick wall, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 29 October 2002.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-016
HPA Number: HPA 03-023
Address: 3318 Volta Place, NW
Owner(s): 3318 Volta L.L.C. -
Description: Alterations to rear third floor and replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear third floor window openings and for proposed replacement of windows in front and side facades of building as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 12 November 2002. Supplemental drawings indicate that previously proposed stairs to roof have been deleted from this permit application. Replacement windows will be Kolbe and Kolbe double-hung 9/9 and 12/12 Simulite divided-lights wood windows as shown in supplemental information received and dated 19 November 2002. Fixed 7/8 - inch muntin grilles will be wood on both the interior and exterior. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-017
HPA Number: HPA 03-024
Address: 3229 Reservoir Street, NW
Owner(s): James Springer -
Description: Alterations to rear and side addition - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to rear, including new window at second floor level, and for one-story addition on side yard. Recommend further study of proposed brick garden wall so that it won't have a negative impact on existing tree. File new submission of working drawings, including details, for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-019
HPA Number: HPA 03-026
Address: 2609 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Fuad Alykhan -
Description: Alterations for new front second floor balcony and rear deck - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to rear, including rear deck, alterations to rear window and new masonry opening for French doors to deck, and new window within vestibule to match existing. Recommend AGAINST concept of addition of new balcony on front facade, and of double doors at entry. Recommend replacement of existing front door with a single full-width door. File new submission of working drawings, including details, with permit application for approved alterations for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-022
HPA Number: HPA 03-029
Address: 1407 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Riddleberger and Strohl -
Description: Replacement front and basement doors, and window security grilles - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including security grilles on basement windows and replacement front entry and basement doors as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 12 November 2002. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-023
HPA Number: HPA 03-030
Address: 2619 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Kessner and Hart -
Description: Entry door trim and brick foot bridge - revision to permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revision to approved design to introduce brick pavers on bridge to front entry door. Working drawings conform to recommendations given during previous review. See previous case (O.G. 02-309). Head of front door should be returned to original condition and match door detailing of adjoining twin house no later than 31 March 2003. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-024
HPA Number: HPA 03-031
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - Ryan Administration Building / MBNA Performing Arts Center
Description: Performing Arts Center addition - design development - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to revised design for South facade and for concept development of architectural details for proposed addition to Ryan Building for the MBNA Performing Arts Center at the Georgetown University campus, which was previously approved in concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 02-256). Recommend careful detailing of patterned brick proposed for in-fill panels. File new submission of working drawings, including details and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-025
HPA Number: HPA 03-032
Address: 3332 O Street, NW
Owner(s): William Davenport -
Description: Awnings on top floor windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for five proposed retractable fabric awnings over windows of enclosed porch on top floor as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 28 October 2002. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-026
HPA Number: HPA 03-033
Address: 3332 O Street, NW
Owner(s): William Davenport -
Description: Brick garden wall and parking pad - revised design - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to provide a parallel and a perpendicular parking spaces off alley, including 7'-0" high brick garden wall with wood gate, and for wood fence between brick piers along side yard as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 6 November 2002. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-027
HPA Number: HPA 03-036
Address: 2929 N Street, NW
Owner(s): N Street Trust - Sant Residence / The Edes House
Description: Fences and alterations to basement porch, garden and parking pad off alley - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including parking pad and gate off alley, garden board fence and brick wall, retaining walls and metal trellises, and replacement of wood structure on floor of basement porch to install stone pavers. No objection to metal railings on second floor East porch. Applicant agreed to re-install original letters reading "The Edes House" over entry door to be painted the color of the door surround, to be completed no later than 31 March 2002. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-030
HPA Number: HPA 03-039
Address: 3035 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Jeremiah Williams House -
Description: Addition to roof and to rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including addition of roof and alterations to rear wing, shed dormer on roof, new areaway at front windows, new window opening at stair, and replacement windows, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 November 2002. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 02-115). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-031
HPA Number: HPA 03-040
Address: 1028 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): RB Associates, Inc. - Caton's Walk
Description: Third floor addition for mixed-use building - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to existing structure and addition of residential third floor for the Caton's Walk project, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 November 2002 which indicate a metal railing composed of _" x _" woven wire panels setback 2'-6" on roof terrace. Recommend simplification of railing design. Working drawings conform to recommendations given during concept review. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 01-117). Erect a materials sample panel on site for review by the Commission prior to ordering materials. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval. File new submission of detail drawings for revised design for terrace railing, and new signs, banners and light fixtures with separate permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 03-033
HPA Number: HPA 03-042
Address: 1514 26th Street, NW
Owner(s): Joseph Muldoon -
Description: Repair and maintenance - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair and maintenance work, partially completed, including replacement of wood window surrounds to match original. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the project requiring exterior alterations as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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Last Modified: November 21, 2002