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Old Georgetown Appendix
16 December 2004

OG Number: O.G. 04-174
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 3214 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Ali Sneets, Inc -
Description: Sidewalk café on public space - revised design for fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for existing fixed tables and chairs on public space for sidewalk café at Thomas Sweet Ice Cream and for proposed replacement wrought iron fence to meet public space requirements as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 17 November 2004. New fence must be no taller than 32-inches high and be painted black. Previously proposed wood platforms for tables were NOT approved and have been deleted from this permit application.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-222
HPA Number: HPA 04-365
Address: 1626 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Kelley Phillips -
Description: Alterations and additions to roof and rear - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept case has been inactive for an extended period of time as original design was NOT approved. File new submission of revised design for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-253
HPA Number: HPA 04-420
Address: 2720 Poplar Street, NW
Owner(s): Mark Hodor -
Description: Additions of third floor and to rear - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept case has been inactive for an extended period of time as original design was NOT approved. File new submission of revised design for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-268
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 2811 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Lobo, Inc - Don Lobo’s Mexican Grill
Description: Replacement awning and new sign - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of awning with Sunbrella-fabric awning with a 12-inch high valance and open underside, with lettering limited to the valance reading “Don Lobo’s Mexican Grill”, and ONLY the logo to appear on top slope of awning as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 15 November 2004, which indicate a 12-inch by 36-inch menu board on wall next to entrance door, PROVIDED menu box frame is finished with dark anodized aluminum or painted to match storefront rather than the proposed satin finish which was NOT approved. Option of menu box located on front of bay window was NOT approved.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-278
HPA Number: HPA 04-463
Address: 1406 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Jayne Plank -
Description: Reconstruction / addition of rear two story porch partially enclosed at lower level - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept for proposed reconstruction / addition of rear two story porch. Recommend further study of partial enclosure at lower level for breakfast room in relation to engaged porch column. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-001
HPA Number: HPA 05-001
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University -
Description: Sign for future entrance from Canal Road - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed sign for the Georgetown University to be located by the new Canal Road entrance as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 November 2004. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-003
HPA Number: HPA 05-007
Address: 3304 M Street, NW
Owner(s): East Banc, Inc - Design Center West
Description: Alterations to storefront and new glass awning - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 8 December 2004 which indicate retention of existing cornices and introduction of glass awning over entrance door ONLY. Sign was not part of this permit application. File separate submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for sign for review by the Commission when ready. 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. 05-017
HPA Number: HPA 05-022
Address: 3512-14 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Linda and Tim O’Neill - "Fenwick House"
Description: Addition of connecting structure, replacement roof, garage door, alterations, dormers. - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept for proposed addition of connecting structure as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 18 November 2004, which preserves existing exterior walls of historic Fenwick House. No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including replacement roof, alterations to garage and rear dormers. File new submission of working drawings, with details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-028
HPA Number: HPA 05-032
Address: 3010 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Ann Schnare -
Description: Replacement wood board fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing stockade fence with a 6-ft high cedar vertical board fence.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-030
HPA Number: HPA 05-035
Address: 1623 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Steve Belin, Evermay -
Description: Repair door surrounds with replacement where needed - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of existing door surrounds, with replacement-in-kind to match existing detailing ONLY where needed due to damage beyond repair as indicated in additional information received and dated 19 November 2004. No objection to proposed re-paving walks which are not visible from public thoroughfare. Replacement windows, which were not approved, have been deleted from this permit application.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-031
HPA Number: HPA 05-037
Address: 1677 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Adam Mahr - A Mano
Description: Replacement built-in gutter - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of sheet metal for built-in gutter. Recommend retention and repair of existing wood cornice, with replacement-to-match existing to be considered ONLY where necessary. Note is made that applicant did not attend public meeting where project was discussed.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-033
HPA Number: HPA 05-040
Address: 1321 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Shelly Giordano -
Description: Alterations to rear window openings for new French doors - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 16 November 2004 indicate that proposed alterations to window openings at rear for new set of French doors will not be visible from public space. Alley in block is a private alley. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-034
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: Wisconsin Avenue between M and R streets NW
Owner(s): Georgetown BID -
Description: 86 removable flower baskets installed on lampposts - Permit - public space

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for installation of flower baskets on 86 lampposts on public space. Flower baskets add to visual clutter, obstruct visibility of business signs on buildings and are not appropriate for the historic district and its streetscape. Note is made that flower baskets have been installed on Wisconsin Avenue and on M Street without a permit, and must be removed no later than 31 March 2005.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-037
HPA Number: HPA 05-058
Address: 3011 Cambridge Place, NW
Owner(s): Suzanne Ziska -
Description: Replacement fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing fence with a 7-ft high vertical wood board fence in the "Wyngate" style to match existing fence on alley. New fence must be stained or painted. Metal fence in front of wood fence facing on alley must be removed no later than 31 March 2005.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-038
HPA Number: HPA 05-059
Address: 3319 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Mrs. Clover Burgess -
Description: Window in areaway at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 16 November 2004 indicate that proposed new window on areaway for basement entrance at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-039
HPA Number: HPA 05-064
Address: 1628 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Aldus Chapin -
Description: Replacement fence with gothic points - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing stockade fence in rear yard with a vertical board fence and gate with gothic points. Fence will not be taller than 5'-0" high and must be painted or stained.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-043
HPA Number: HPA 05-070
Address: 1315 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Steve Lockshin -
Description: Fence and brick curb around tree planters on public space - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed resetting of existing sidewalk bricks and brick curb and for new iron fence no taller than 12 to14-inches high around four tree spaces on public space. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-248). Note is made that applicant did not attend the public meeting where project was discussed.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-044
HPA Number: HPA 05-071
Address: 1247 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): 1247 Wisconsin Avenue LLC - East Banc, Inc
Description: Replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement double-hung wood windows by Dynamic Windows at rear of historic buildings ONLY as noted in additional information received and dated 17 November 2004. Replacement of windows on front facades have been removed from this permit application as they will be repaired and retained. 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. 05-045
HPA Number: HPA 05-072
Address: 1329 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Barnes Vanze Architects -
Description: Alterations to storefront and new building behind existing historic facade - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept for restoration of existing historic front wall, alterations to storefronts and reconstruction of building. Recommend further study of window at level of storefronts. File new submission of concept development for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-046
HPA Number: HPA 05-073
Address: 1696 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Brian Cox and Laurie Wingate -
Description: New dormer at rear and alterations to front dormer - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed addition of dormer at rear and alterations to front dormer for casement window. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-026). 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. 05-047
HPA Number: HPA 05-074
Address: 3106 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Diane Plumb -
Description: Alterations to third floor, addition of bay window, balcony and alterations to rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for propsed alterations to third floor, new bay window and alterations to rear for balcony as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 2 December 2004. Working drawings conform to recommendations given during concept review. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-249). Note is made that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property. 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. 05-048
HPA Number: HPA 05-075
Address: 3500 Winfield Lane, NW
Owner(s): Ellis Denning Prop. LLC - Residence at The Cloisters
Description: New townhouse - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new residential building part of The Cloisters as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 9 December 2004. Working drawings conform to recommendations given during concept approval. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-226). Erect a material sample panel for review by the Commission prior to the ordering of 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.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-050
HPA Number: HPA 05-077
Address: 3240 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Jean-Luc Vivier / Hair Salon -
Description: Rear addition and new residential structure on rear yard, basement extension and sunken terrace - revised design - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed revisions to approved concept for rear addition and separate residential structure in rear yard as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 18 November 2004. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-157). Recommend further study and favorable resolution of drainage. Coordinate work along property line with proposed work for Addison School. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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Last Modified: December 16, 2004