Related Topics

Old Georgetown Appendix
15 April 2004

OG Number: O.G. 03-247
HPA Number: HPA 03-445
Address: 1505 26th Street, NW
Owner(s): Baer Residence -
Description: Replacement of front stoop - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for replacement front stoop as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 March 2004 which indicate a brick stoop and risers with stone threads. Stone facing of stoop was NOT approved.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 03-251
HPA Number: HPA 03-449
Address: 2707 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Margaret Carlson -
Description: Relocate entry door and new front stoop - revised design - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Case has been on hold for an extended period of time pending further study of options for proposed relocation of entry door without resolution. Recommend further study for relocation of front door from basement to first floor to either:1) retain existing window trim, 2) place existing door surround at the appropriate height, or 3) design new door surround with approval of the detailing. File separate submission of detailed drawings with concept application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that the L’Enfant Trust holds a restrictive easement on the facade of this property.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-053
HPA Number: HPA 04-102
Address: 3246 P Street, NW
Owner(s): DC Public Schools - Addison and Hyde Elementary Schools
Description: Covered connector and site work - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to proposed concept design for covered connector between Addison and Hyde Elementary Schools as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 31 March 2004 which maintains all parking to the eastern edge of property. Recommend further development of the brick arcade and detailing. File new submission of concept development drawings for review by the Commission when ready.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-096
HPA Number: HPA 04-166
Address: 3601 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Cloisters West Community Assoc. - Cloisters West
Description: New lampposts to replace existing - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed replacement and installation of lampposts and lighted bollards within the Cloisters West as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 11 March 2004. File new submission of working drawings, including details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-097
HPA Number: HPA 04-167
Address: 3228 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Phillip De Dreuzy -
Description: One- story structure at rear of lot - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to proposed concept design for a one-story structure at the rear of lot as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 17 March 2004. Special condition is created by the adjacent parking lot occupying most of the center of the block. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-101
HPA Number: HPA 04-171
Address: 1417 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Scott and Linda Hughes -
Description: Second-story addition and alterations - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed second-story addition and alterations as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 April 2004 which indicate lower roof with the rear wall no taller than 28'-0" above existing basement door threshold, removal of projecting sign, and replacement of windows with custom-made1/1 Weathersheild all-wood windows. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 02-138).

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-105
HPA Number: HPA 04-176
Address: 2609 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Fuad Alykhan -
Description: Alterations for new door openings - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear to add new openings for French doors with metal railings as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 March 2004 which indicate use of simulated-divided-lites. Work is part of a previously approved larger project including a deck, which requires BZA approval. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 03-118).

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-106
HPA Number: HPA 04-180
Address: 3214 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Ali Sneets Inc - Thomas Sweets Ice Cream
Description: Sidewalk café on public space - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing sidewalk café as proposed, which is out of character with the historic district. Recommend further study of a light railing or alternative demarcation of space rather than existing fixed fence which is too thick. Recommend further study of movable chairs and tables with adjustable tops on existing sidewalk. See previous recommendation (O.G. 97-125). File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and cut-sheets, with permit application for re-design of sidewalk café for review by the Commission when ready. Existing fence, tables and chairs must be removed no later than 31 July 2004. Commission regrets that sidewalk café was installed without review or permit. Note is made that applicant did not attend public meeting where case was discussed.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-107
HPA Number: HPA 04-191
Address: 3328 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Espinel and Lord -
Description: New brick garden wall with gates, and parking pad - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed brick garden wall and wood sliding gates to a parking pad off alley, which include planters along sides of paved area, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 23 March 2004. Wood gates must be stained or painted. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation in which paving the rear yard in its entirety was NOT approved. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 03-322).

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-108
HPA Number: HPA 04-192
Address: 3800 (3900) Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - Basic Science Building
Description: Exhaust stack over penthouse - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of 16-ft high and 16-inch diameter exhaust stack located south of existing penthouse structure on the Basic Science Building of the School of Medicine at Georgetown University. Stainless steel exhaust pipe will have matte finish as indicated in supplemental drawings received and dated 19 March 2004.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-109
HPA Number: HPA 04-193
Address: 3048 _ R Street, NW
Owner(s): DC Public Schools - Jackson Art Center
Description: Replacement of historic sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of historic “Jackson School” sign with 1'-6" high cast aluminum letters painted to match original cast iron. Commission recommends waiver on the 12-inch height limit for signs as the proposed sign is a replica of a historic sign.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-111
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 1428 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Eileen Ferrell -
Description: Replacement-in-kind of rear porch - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement-in-kind of floor boards and ceiling on rear porch, and for new railing to meet code and match existing detailing. Work is repair and maintenance work.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-112
HPA Number: HPA 04-196
Address: 1250 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): James Trulove -
Description: Alterations, 1-story rear addition, deck and trellis - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, one-story rear addition, deck and wood and steel trellis. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, for review by the Commission when ready.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-113
HPA Number: HPA 04-197
Address: 3508 O Street, NW
Owner(s): J & S Revocable Trust -
Description: Alterations to rear at basement level and brick garden wall - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 26 March 2004 indicate that proposed alterations to rear and brick garden wall will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-114
HPA Number: HPA 04-198
Address: 3510 O Street, NW
Owner(s): JTS Capital LP -
Description: Alterations to rear deck, yard and new brick garden wall - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 7'-0" high brick garden wall to match neighbor’s wall on private alley, and for alterations to rear yard, including new metal gate and metal stairs to deck, both of which will match neighbor’s gate and stairs and will not be visible from public thoroughfare. See case O.G. 02-133.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-115
HPA Number: HPA 04-199
Address: 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Owner(s): TMT Foundry L.L.C. - Provident Bank
Description: Pin-mounted sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed pin-mounted sign composed of bronze logo and letters no taller than 12-inches high reading “Provident Bank” to replace existing sign as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 19 March 2004. 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.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-116
HPA Number: HPA 04-210
Address: 1523 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Sauser and Wood -
Description: Rear addition and alterations - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed rear addition at second floor level, which, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 12 April 2004, has been reduced in height to be lower than existing ridge of historic house so that it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Supplemental drawings indicate that original rear window at second floor bedroom will remain in place. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-117
HPA Number: HPA 04-201
Address: 2901 M Street, NW
Owner(s): 11th Street Associates, LLC - Wachovia Bank
Description: Illuminated signs - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for two existing signs which, in size, illumination, and materials, are not appropriate to the historic district. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and cut-sheets, for alternate design for non-illuminated signs no larger than 12-inches high, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Existing signs must be removed no later than 31 July 2004. Commission regrets that signs were installed without review or permit. Note is made that applicant did not attend public meeting where case was discussed.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-118
HPA Number: HPA 04-202
Address: 1400 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Johnathan Ledecky -
Description: Alterations, 2-car garage on stone wall and curb-cut - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST proposed concept design for new double-wide curb-cut and two garage doors on stone retaining wall which would have an adverse impact on 1865-1870 historic structure and the district. No objection to removal of A/C units, and repair of walls. Note is made that existing roof deck railing was replaced without review or permit. File new submission of working drawings, with dimensions and details, with permit application for roof deck railing no later than 10 June 2004.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-119
HPA Number: HPA 04-203
Address: 3255 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Janis Brown -
Description: New garage off rear alley - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to proposed concept design for a new garage off alley to match existing garages. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and information on treatment of wall of adjoining historic structure, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-120
HPA Number: HPA 04-204
Address: 1015 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Louis S. Sachs - Flour Mill Condominiums
Description: Enclose existing balcony facing Canal - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Case was withdrawn by a written request from applicant dated 31 March 2004.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-121
HPA Number: HPA 04-205
Address: 1015 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Sam Hollen - Agent - Flour Mill Condominiums
Description: Enclose existing balcony facing Canal - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Case was withdrawn by a written request from applicant dated 31 March 2004.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-123
HPA Number: HPA 04-207
Address: 3304 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Daniel Levinas -
Description: Alterations for two new window openings at basement level - revised design - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revision to approved design to include two new window openings at basement level on east wall. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 03-109).

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-124
HPA Number: HPA 04-208
Address: 3425 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Taylor -
Description: Two-story rear addition, pavilions and new gate - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed two-story rear addition, to be made as small as possible, for alterations and garden pavilions as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 1 April 2004. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-125
HPA Number: HPA 04-209
Address: 3422 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Nancy McKeon -
Description: One-story rear addition - revised design - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revisions to approved design for one-story rear addition, which eliminate previously proposed bay window. (See previous case O.G. 03-257.) 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.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-126
HPA Number: HPA 04-210
Address: 1520 26th Street, NW
Owner(s): Jennifer Ainslie -
Description: Rear addition at second floor and alterations - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for rear addition at second floor level and alterations to rear wing as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March 2004. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-127
HPA Number: HPA 04-211
Address: 1557 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Jim and Mary Bennett -
Description: Alterations to front door, carriage house connector and alterations to rear - revised design - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST proposed revisions to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-18). Recommend further study of concept design that retains original footprint and placement of second floor of existing structure, to keep addition to upper floor as low as possible. Proposed trellis, connector, chimney, side addition and increase in height were NOT approved. File new concept submission, with photographs for alterations to the front, for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that project, as proposed, will need zoning variances which should be resolved prior to submission of permit application for review.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-128
HPA Number: HPA 04-212
Address: 3257 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Edward and Nancy Kriz -
Description: Revised design for swing gate - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revision to approved design for wood gate to swing as erected. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 03-76) Commission regrets that gate was installed prior to the review of revisions to the design. Note is made that existing access easement between neighbors is beyond the purview of the Commission’s review.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-129
HPA Number: HPA 04-213
Address: 3110 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Kiehl’s since 1851 - Canal Square
Description: Pin-mounted sign, projecting sign and light fixtures - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign of brushed stainless steel pin-mounted letters reading “ Kiehl’s since 1851" and three gooseneck light fixtures as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March 2004. Proposed projecting sign was NOT approved and has been deleted from this application. See case O.G. 04-130 for storefront. 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.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-130
HPA Number: HPA 04-214
Address: 3110 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Kiehl’s since 1851 - Canal Square
Description: Alterations to storefront - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront, including new doors and cladding of existing storefront with brushed stainless steel as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March 2004. Projecting sign was NOT approved. See case O.G. 04-129 for sign. 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.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-131
HPA Number: HPA 04-215
Address: 2910 Olive Street, NW
Owner(s): Jeanne Jennings -
Description: Replace existing fence and gates with vertical board fence and gates - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing fence and two gates at rear with a wood vertical board fence and gates PROVIDED style is uniform with a continuous flat top, and that fence mounted on existing brick wall is no taller than 7-feet combined total measured from grade as allowed by code. See letter from applicant dated 9 April 2004. New board fence and gate must be painted or stained. 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.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-132
HPA Number: HPA 04-216
Address: 3233 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Odd Fellows -
Description: Brick garden wall with two gates, and planters - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed brick garden walls along driveway and courtyard to match neighbor’s wall at rear of property as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March and 1 April 2004. 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.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-133
HPA Number: HPA 04-217
Address: 1351 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Robert Bell Architects - Georgetown Theatre
Description: Alterations and repair of neon sign - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed repair of existing 1949 historic neon sign for the “Georgetown Theater” and for repair of theater marquee. Recommend further study of future window openings. Recommend AGAINST alterations to the historic durastone cladding. Recommend further study of alternatives for existing sign for “National Jewel Center” which was installed without review or permit.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-134
HPA Number: HPA 04-218
Address: 3218 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Key’s Court LLC - Cote Jardin Antiques / Robert Bell Architects
Description: Pin-mounted sign on front wall and sign on fountain pediment - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed painted sign with letters no taller than 7-inches reading “Cote Jardin Antiques” on new storefront; and for 3-inch high pin-mounted letters reading “Robert Bell Architects” on new fountain as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March 2004. 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. There was not sufficient information for permit review for proposed arch on side yard. File separate submission of working drawings, including details, with permit application for arch on side yard for review by the Commission when ready.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-135
HPA Number: HPA 04-219
Address: 3219 O Street, NW
Owner(s): DC Public School - Hyde Elementary School
Description: Landscape plan and brick wall - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to proposed concept design for landscaping of sidewalk plaza in front of Hyde Elementary School playground for the protection of existing trees as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 1 April 2004. No objection to a concept of a brick wall and historic gate for driveway. Recommend coordination with the DC Government Department of Public Schools of this and other projects for the site. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-136
HPA Number: HPA 04-220
Address: 1614 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Sinclair Residence -
Description: Three-story rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed three-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 31 March 2004. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-08).

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-138
HPA Number: HPA 04-223
Address: 1734 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Pat Gogos - Curry Club
Description: Metal awning and sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed steel panel sign with cut-out letters no taller than 4-inches reading “Curry Club” and hidden light source, and for projecting metal awning as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 31 March 2004, PROVIDED bolts are installed through mortar joints, not brick, and the existing light fixture and electric conduit on front facade are removed.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-139
HPA Number: HPA 04-224
Address: 1559 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): David and Sarah Barak -
Description: Window replacement - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows in front facade, which must be repaired. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows and door on rear facade, which will not be visible from public thoroughfare.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-140
HPA Number: HPA 04-225
Address: 3320 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Eric Mottu -
Description: Replacement wood vertical board fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of existing fence at rear with a 6-ft high wood vertical board fence as proposed. New board fence must be painted or stained.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-141
HPA Number: HPA 04-230
Address: 3604 O Street, NW
Owner(s): 1322-24-26-28 36th Street, NW - Georgetown University Alumni House
Description: Basement excavation and underpinning of walls - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed excavation of basement and underpinning of walls, all of which is work below grade. Proposed work conforms with proposed alterations for the Georgetown University Alumni House which received prior concept approval. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 03-88). Disturbed sidewalk surfaces, if any, will match existing conditions after work is completed.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-142
HPA Number: HPA 04-241
Address: 3414 Volta Place, NW
Owner(s): Lucie Bryant -
Description: Replacement wood vertical board fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing fence at rear with a 6-ft high wood vertical board fence. New board fence must be painted or stained.

grey divider line

OG Number: O.G. 04-143
HPA Number: HPA 04-244
Address: 3025 Cambridge Place, NW
Owner(s): Senator Richard Shelby -
Description: Replace stockade fence with wood vertical board fence and gate - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of existing stockade fence and gate at rear with a 7-ft high wood vertical board fence and gate as proposed. New board fence and gate must be painted or stained.

grey divider line

Last Modified: April 15, 2004