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Old Georgetown Appendix
25 January 2005

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 concept design for proposed reconstruction / addition of rear two story porch as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 23 December 2004. Recommend further study of partial enclosure at lower level for breakfast room in relation to engaged porch column, glass wall and railing. 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. 04-288
HPA Number: HPA 04-475
Address: 1417 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Scott Hughes -
Description: Replacement storefront bay windows, lower threshold of basement doors, and new revisions to approved design - Permit - revision to permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revisions to approved permit to lower threshold of basement doors, to retain bricked-in openings, for new configuration of rear yard, for new brick garden wall with painted sliding wood gate behind, and for new paneled doors as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 4 November 2004 and for replacement of windows on storefront bays as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated __ February 2005 which must retain existing muntin configuration. Supplemental drawings indicate new windows will have two-panes of glass without intermediate air space to keep depth of the window sash to a minimum. Note is made that submitted drawings for storefront bays are inaccurate in their depiction of existing configuration. Note is made that alterations to storefront transom windows was completed contrary to recommendations for their repair and retention given during previous review. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-101). Although there is no objection to the concept of replacing the windows in the two storefront bays on the facade with 3/4 inch laminated tempered glass and 7/8 inch historic true divided muntin bars, submitted materials were insufficient for permit processing. Submit four copies of proposed windows with new permit application when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-005
HPA Number: HPA 05-010
Address: 3258 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Matt Esserman Glass Construction Co. -
Description: Replacement fence with new 10'-0" wide double gates by curb-cut - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement vertical wood board fence with pedestrian gate and in-swing double gates for 10-ft wide opening into rear yard as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 December 2004. Fence and gates must be stained or painted. Gates swinging out into public space were NOT approved. Submitted information on alterations to rear yard for paving of parking pad and change to grade are insufficient for permit review. 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. 05-018
HPA Number: HPA 04-023
Address: 3104 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Richard Thompson -
Description: Alterations to sloped roof for shed dormer - Concept - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for proposed dormer with copper roof on 1959 addition as shown in Option B of supplemental drawings received and dated 23 December 2004, PROVIDED three windows with 3/6 lights are used. 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. 05-035
HPA Number: HPA 05-045
Address: 1431 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Sandra and William Renfro -
Description: Replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear third floor enclosed porch and new Andersen custom-sized Fibrex full-frame replacement casement windows and Frenchwood Hinged doors with simulated-divided-lights as shown in supplemental information received and dated 22 December 2004. Recommend applicant consider relocating heat pump visible from P Street at his earliest convenience.

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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. Historic metal fence in front of wood fence facing on alley will remain in its present location.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-042
HPA Number: HPA 05-069
Address: 1521 32nd Street, NW
Owner(s): Darrin Phillips -
Description: New building for single family dwelling - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for a new house as proposed. Recommend AGAINST new curb-cut and garage in front of the house. Recommend further study to lower the height of the new building to match the height of the two-story houses directly across the street. Recommend further study of a terraced garden to lower the garden to the street level and eliminate the need for a retaining wall along the sidewalk. File new submission of concept design drawings for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-049
HPA Number: HPA 05-076
Address: 3401 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Bryan Rich -
Description: Alterations for window and door replacement, new door opening at rear - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to masonry openings for new windows and doors, and new window well as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 23 December 2004 and 6 January 2005. Roof lantern was deleted from this concept design. 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. 05-051
HPA Number: HPA 05-079
Address: 2908 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Wendy Gillette -
Description: Alterations to garden structure for openings, new swimming pool and terrace - Concept - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 December 2004 indicate that proposed alterations to garden structure and new swimming pool terrace will not be visible from public thoroughfare. However, the Commission objects to construction that would adversely impact on existing landscaping which would create a serious change to the character of the center of the block and the alley. Note comments under previous review of project (O.G. 04-284).

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OG Number: O.G. 05-054
HPA Number: HPA 05-090
Address: 1665 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Derek Wardlaw - The Bean Counter
Description: Sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed wall-mounted copper sign with cut-out letters no taller than 12-inches high reading "The Bean Counter". Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-277.) 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. 05-055
HPA Number: HPA 05-091
Address: 3032 N Street, NW
Owner(s): James D’Orta -
Description: Two-level roof deck - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept of a roof deck in this location which is visible from public space, including N Street, M Street, Thomas Jefferson Street, and the Stone House garden, and is an inappropriate intrusion in the character of the historic district. Recommend applicant consider repair of front stoop.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-056
HPA Number: HPA 05-092
Address: 3229 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Mexx - Retail
Description: Two signs: additional lettering on valance of existing awnings - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to existing awnings for addition of 6-inch high letters reading “Mexx” on 8-inch high valance as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 14 January 2005 which indicate logo appears ONLY once in each awning in addition of wall mounted sign over entrance which was previously approved. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-208).

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OG Number: O.G. 05-058
HPA Number: HPA 05-094
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University -
Description: Retaining walls, infrastructure and road alignment - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed realignment of West Road, retaining walls and underground utilities work in coordination with construction of future School of Business and Multi-sport Facility. Recommend stone cladding to match the South-West Quadrangle be installed on retaining walls as soon as possible.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-059
HPA Number: HPA 05-095
Address: 1600 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): John Clark -
Description: Alterations to door opening for new French doors facing garden - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to masonry opening for French doors into garden.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-060
HPA Number: HPA 05-096
Address: 1409 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Eugenia Kemble -
Description: One-story rear addition and alterations to window and door openings on side wall - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Case was superseded by permit application under case O.G. 05-081.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-061
HPA Number: HPA 05-097
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University -
Description: Sign for future entrance from Canal Road - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign for the Georgetown University to be located by the new Canal Road entrance with the preference for limestone caps for the stone piers, over cast stone and pre-cast. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-001). 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. 05-064
HPA Number: HPA 05-100
Address: 1412 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Melissa Scala -
Description: Repair of front brick stoop and copper drip guard above door and window cornices - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of brick front stoop and wrought iron handrail, and for existing copper drip caps over window and door cornices. Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review and permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-065
HPA Number: HPA 05-101
Address: 1307 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Taylor -
Description: Replacement wood gates on driveway - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement gates to match existing.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-066
HPA Number: HPA 05-102
Address: 2821 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Robert Chartener -
Description: One-story rear addition at third floor level - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for proposed one-story rear addition at third floor level. Recommend reduction in depth of addition to avoid adversely impacting on historic cornice and gutter on party wall with adjoining house. 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. 05-067
HPA Number: HPA 05-103
Address: 3111 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Urban Outfitters -
Description: Sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement sign composed of cut-out letters no larger than 18-inches high reading “Urban Outfitters” on in-fill section of existing metal panel, PROVIDED proposed paint color is limitted to the panel behind the cut-out letters only. Light source behind panel will not be visible. 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. 05-068
HPA Number: HPA 05-104
Address: 1247 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): East Banc, Inc - Polo Ralph Lauren
Description: Alterations to storefronts, light fixtures and signs - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefronts, new light fixtures, sign and planter boxes, and sign of painted letters no taller than 5 1/2 inches high, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 24 January 2005. 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. 05-069
HPA Number: HPA 05-105
Address: 3336-40 M Street, NW
Owner(s): East banc, Inc - Gore Dean
Description: Awning with sign over entrance, awnings on second floor windows - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed awning over entrance at 3338 M St with lettering reading “Gore Dean”, and for awnings on second floor PROVIDED they are installed within existing window openings. The distinction of the three buildings must be retained using different wall and window trim colors. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and fabric sample, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-072
HPA Number: HPA 05-117
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - Multi-sport facility
Description: Turf replacement, south fence with brick piers - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed work in relation to Multi-sport Facility which received previous concept approval, including regrading, turf replacement and south fence with brick piers. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, for multi-sport facility with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-207).

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OG Number: O.G. 05-081
HPA Number: HPA 05-139
Address: 1409 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Eugenia Kemble -
Description: One-story rear addition and alterations to window and door openings on side wall - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition and for relocation of entrance door and windows on side wall, new hardi plank siding and light fixture. See concept review under case O.G. 05-060. 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: January 25, 2005