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Old Georgetown Appendix
20 May 2004

OG Number: O.G. 04-122
HPA Number: HPA 04-206
Address: 3304 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Daniel Levinas -
Description: Alterations for terrace overlooking Wisconsin, swimming pool and trellis - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed 6-ft high wood vertical board fence PROVIDED it is relocated to no closer than 20'-0" from the stone wall along Wisconsin Avenue. No objection to replacement of wood fence atop wall along alley. No objection to concept design for alterations, including regrading for terrace, new trellis, swimming pool and sheds, which will have limited visibility from public thoroughfare. File new submission of working drawings, including construction details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-137
HPA Number: HPA 04-222
Address: 3306 M Street, NW
Owner(s): East Banc, Inc. - Design Center West - Ligne Roset
Description: Re-facing of upper floors of Cady’s Alley facade, alterations to storefront - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for re-facing of upper two stories on rear facade facing Cady’s Alley as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 April 2004, PROVIDED stucco is eliminated and brick ends are painted; and the metal cladding is limited to storefront. 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. 04-145
HPA Number: HPA 04-250
Address: 1703 32nd Street, NW
Owner(s): Dumbarton Oaks - Trustees for Harvard University
Description: Exterior repairs to Gardener’s Cottage - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed exterior alterations, including handicapped access ramp and door, restoration of open porches at rear, and repair and maintenance work. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 03-287). 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. 04-146
HPA Number: HPA 04-251
Address: 3040 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Polo Ralph Lauren -
Description: Signs and awnings - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed new sign panel with 5-inch high letters reading “Ralph Lauren”, 2 _ -inch decals on four windows, and for two black canvas awnings with logo on valance PROVIDED awnings are installed within masonry opening attached to window frame. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and material sample, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-148a
HPA Number: HPA 04-252
Address: 3128 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Morton Brody - Bistro Francias / Office building
Description: Replacement windows on 2nd and 3rd floors - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement all wood 1/1 sash custom made by Kolbe & Kolbe to match dimensions and detailing of existing 2nd and 3rd floors windows as shown in supplemental information received and dated May 2004.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-148b
HPA Number: HPA 04-252
Address: 3128 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Morton Brody - Bistro Francias / Office building
Description: Replacement windows on 2nd and 3rd floors - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement windows. There is insufficient information for final permit review. Applicant failed to submit supplemental information in a timely manner that would confirm replacement windows will be all wood 1/1 sash custom made by Kolbe & Kolbe to match dimensions and detailing of existing 2nd and 3rd floors windows as recommended during review. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings as requested with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-149
HPA Number: HPA 04-253
Address: 1247 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): East Banc, Inc. -
Description: 4-story rear addition and alterations - Concept development

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to revisions to approved concept design for proposed rear addition as shown in drawings received and dated 16 April 2004. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 03-223). Recommend mechanical equipment enclosures are kept as low as possible. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-150
HPA Number: HPA 04-254
Address: 2819 P Street, NW
Owner(s): William Dean -
Description: Alterations to front porch, swimming pool and terraces - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including terraces on rear yard and reconstruction of front enclosed balcony as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 12 May 2004. No objection to revision to placement of swimming pool, which will be submitted for permit review separately. Recommend AGAINST alterations to balcony for doors and installation of exit stairs. Note is made that roof access stair has been withdrawn from permit consideration at this time by written request of applicant and will be resubmitted separately. 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. 04-151a
HPA Number: HPA 04-255
Address: 3315 Cady’s Alley, NW
Owner(s): East Banc, Inc - Maximillian / Astro Café
Description: Alterations to storefront on alley - revised design - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to approved design for alterations to storefront on Cady’s Alley as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated May 2004 which indicate aluminum air-intake and in-fill of window opening with brick to match existing. See previous case (O.G. 04-98). 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. 04-151b
HPA Number: HPA 04-255
Address: 3315 Cady’s Alley, NW
Owner(s): East Banc, Inc - Maximillian / Astro Café
Description: Alterations to storefront on alley - revised design - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to approved design for alterations to storefront on Cady’s Alley as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 June 2004 which indicate aluminum air-intake and in-fill of window opening with brick to match existing. Sign was NOT part of this application as name is yet to be determined. See previous case (O.G. 04-98). 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. 04-152
HPA Number: HPA 04-256
Address: 3138 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Mitchell Residence -
Description: 1-story rear addition with roof deck - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 29 April 2004 indicate that proposed one-story addition with roof deck at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board. Proposed alterations to front stoop have been removed from this application since submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. Repair of existing historic iron front stoop is strongly recommended.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-153
HPA Number: HPA 04-257
Address: 1302 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Linda Haan -
Description: Alterations to rear for French doors -Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 29 April 2004 indicate that proposed alterations to rear wall will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board. 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. 04-155
HPA Number: HPA 04-259
Address: 3604 O Street, NW
Owner(s): 1322-24-26-28 36th Street, NW - Georgetown University Alumni House
Description: Alterations and gate - design development - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations for the Georgetown University Alumni House, including repair of historic windows and replacement windows with matching detailing; and new garden gate using light color brick left natural and a single swing gate; as shown in drawings received and dated 16 April and 10 May 2004. Mechanical equipment on roof will be placed where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. No objection to demolition of one-story rear addition within the garden court, which is a structure non-contributing to the Historic District. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendations (O.G. 03-88 and O.G. 03-177). 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. 04-158
HPA Number: HPA 04-262
Address: 3228 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Philippe De Dreuzy -
Description: One-story structure at rear of lot - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story structure at rear of lot as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 12 May 2004 which indicate relocated thru-the-wall A/C unit to limit its visibility. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-97). 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. 04-160
HPA Number: HPA 04-274
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - Nevils Building, 3500 bk N Street, NW
Description: Roof replacement - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed roof replacement and replacement-in-kind where necessary as part of repair and maintenance work PROVIDED existing parapet of historic building is not altered.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-163
HPA Number: HPA 04-278
Address: 1506 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): William Robinson -
Description: Repair of wood windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of existing historic wood windows. Proposed work is repair and maintenance work.

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OG Number: O.G. 04-172
HPA Number: HPA 04-290
Address: 3306 M Street, NW
Owner(s): East Banc, Inc. - Design Center West - Ligne Roset
Description: Re-facing of upper floors of Cady’s Alley facade, alterations to storefront - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed re-facing of upper two stories on rear facade facing Cady’s Alley as shown in drawings received and dated 14 May 2004, which indicate painted brick and the metal cladding limited to storefront. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-137). No signs were reviewed as part of this application. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for any 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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Last Modified: May 20, 2004