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Old Georgetown Appendix
16 June 2005

OG Number: O.G. 05-041
HPA Number: HPA 05-068
Address: 3313 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Greg Connors -
Description: Addition of three story infill and landscape plan including walls, fence and gates - Concept - revised design, options for rear facade

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed 2 story with mansard roof side infill addition as shown in Option A of supplemental drawings received and dated 24 May 2005 which indicate rear facade with brick wall and slate mansard roof. Recommend further study of treatment of exposed fire wall to minimize height or eliminate from mansard if possible. No objection to concept design for propsed landscape plan including regrading of rear yard and brick garden walls, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 2 June 2005 which indicate 7 feet high walls along property line. 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. 05-086
HPA Number: HPA 05-144
Address: 2820 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Diedra Donnelly -
Description: New garden walls at rear, replacement deck at rear, alterations to rear facade for new doors - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed enclosure of space under replacement deck at rear, alterations to rear facade for new doors and new brick garden walls as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 10 June 2005. Alterations to front stoop have been deleted from this permit application and will be submitted for review 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. 05-109
HPA Number: HPA 05-180
Address: 3100 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Helen Henderson -
Description: Alterations to front steps and railing, rear addition at fourth floor level and roof deck - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Case was withdrawn by applicant.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-128
HPA Number: HPA 05-219
Address: 3226 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Sally Arthur -
Description: Three story rear addition and one story connector piece with roof deck - Concept - comments after site visit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for three story rear addition and one story connector with roof deck as proposed, which is too large and out of character with the historic frame house and its context. Recommend further study of an addition that is subservient to and consistent with the character of the original structure.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-156
HPA Number: HPA 05-257
Address: 1611 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commerce Bank NA -
Description: Two story bank building, antenna - flagpoles, parking and landscaping - revised design - Concept Development (Last seen 5 May, and 3 March and CFA 17 March, 2005: O.G. 05-099)

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept case superseded by permit application under case O.G. 05-185.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-157
HPA Number: HPA 05-258
Address: 3251 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown Prospect Place Associates, LLP - Bangkok Bistro
Description: Expansion of existing unenclosed sidewalk café, existing alterations within arcade - Permit - public space

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed expansion and alteration to existing sidewalk café for Bangkok Bistro on public space, and installation of temporary planter within arcade as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 24 May 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. 05-172
HPA Number: HPA 05-275
Address: 3025 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Barbara Finney -
Description: Alterations to rear facade for new windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 May 2005 indicate that proposed alterations to rear facade will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-174
HPA Number: HPA 05-301
Address: 3406 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Karim Zia -
Description: Replacement windows and rear French door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows and rear French door with all wood Pella Architect series French door and windows with half screens as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 24 May 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. 05-175
HPA Number: HPA 05-302
Address: 3422 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Meg Taylor -
Description: Replacement vertical board fence and double gate - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new gates and 6 foot high wood fence to be painted green, which will replace existing gates. 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. 05-176
HPA Number: HPA 05-305
Address: 3106 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Meyerson - Dahn Yoga
Description: Projecting sign, awning (existing) and blockage of windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed projecting sign and for existing blockage of second and third floor windows, which are not appropriate for this historic building. Images blocking the windows must be removed no later than 30 September 2005. No objection to issuance of permit for existing awning with sign on valance reading “Dahn Yoga.” Note is made that permit application is pending final Zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design for awning with lettering as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval. Commission regrets that awning and sign was installed without review or permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-178
HPA Number: HPA 05-308
Address: 1343 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Carla Bicks -
Description: Replacement 6 ft high vertical board fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 May 2005 indicate that proposed 6 ft high “Wyngate” style replacement vertical board fence will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-179
HPA Number: HPA 05-309
Address: 3209 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Hela Spa -
Description: Alterations to storefront and sign scheme, including sign on wall, on transom and on entrance door, light fixtures - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign on frosted glass door and transom and for brushed aluminum pin mounted letters no taller than 12 inches high reading “hela” mounted on second floor level of front facade and illuminated with two brushed aluminum fixtures. Option of 18 inch high letters was NOT approved. Alterations to storefront were previously approved. See case O.G. 05-014. Illegal light fixture above sign panel on front of building, must be removed no later than 30 September 2005. See previous Recommendation for Pizzeria UNO where fixture was disapproved (O.G. 02-285).

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OG Number: O.G. 05-181
HPA Number: HPA 05-311
Address: 3432 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): S. M. Maruca -
Description: New garage structure at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Case is outside of the jurisdiction of the Old Georgetown Act and the Commission of Fine Arts.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-186
HPA Number: HPA 05-316
Address: 1500 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Sisters of the Visitation of Georgetown - Georgetown Visitation Monastery
Description: Alterations to out building on P St for cooling tower and new louvers, replacement windows and alterations to monastery - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to historic out-building structure for new chiller enclosure, for removal of projecting bay, and for repair of historic windows or replacement windows where needed as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 May 2005. Recommend further study to minimize impact of chiller on historic structure. Recommend removal of siding wall above P Street doors. 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. 05-187
HPA Number: HPA 05-317
Address: 2804 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Mr. and Mrs. Andrews -
Description: Three story side yard addition for elevator - Concept - design options

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed three story rear yard addition for elevator enclosure as shown in brick option of supplemental drawings received and dated 1 June 2005, rather than the glass and steel scheme. Proposed alterations and addition to the historic structure will be reversible. 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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OG Number: O.G. 05-188
HPA Number: HPA 05-318
Address: 3339 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Bacon / Irwin -
Description: Addition of bay at front facade - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to front facade for addition of bay window as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 7 June 2005 which indicate a fixed door on east side to match door on opposite side of bay. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-138). 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. 05-189
HPA Number: HPA 05-319
Address: 1667 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Wade Logan -
Description: Alterations and addition of dormer and skylight at rear slope of roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations and addition of dormer and skylight at rear slope of roof as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 9 June 2005. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-107). 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. 05-190
HPA Number: HPA 05-320
Address: 1039 Cecil Place, NW
Owner(s): Lisa Meyers -
Description: Replacement window at rear, A/C equipment on roof (existing) - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed wood replacement casement windows custom made by Hurd Millwork to match existing, and for relocation of existing roof mechanical equipment to a platform above roof and 22 inches below existing platform as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 14 June 2005. Commission regrets that equipment was installed prior to review and without a permit. Replacement of front doors has been deleted from this permit application. File new submission of detailed drawings with separate permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-191
HPA Number: HPA 05-321
Address: 3132 M Street, NW
Owner(s): ARD German TV -
Description: Replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of second floor windows with insulated windows to match existing detailing. 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. 05-192
HPA Number: HPA 05-322
Address: 1405 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Jennifer Rogers -
Description: Replacement front door, new shutters and lantern - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement front door, operable Timberlane shaker panel shutters, 11 inch high light fixture as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 2 June 2005. File new submission of detailed drawings for proposed single light wood storm door with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-193
HPA Number: HPA 05-323
Address: 3136 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Patricia McLagan -
Description: 2 story rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 2 story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 May 2005. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-135).

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OG Number: O.G. 05-199
HPA Number: HPA 05-329
Address: 3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): MedStar Georgetown Medical Center Inc. - Georgetown University Hospital
Description: Addition for new Cyberknife vault - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed addition of Cyberknife vault to the Bless Building within the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-020). New materials must match dimensions, texture and color of existing materials.

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Last Modified: June 10, 2005