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Old Georgetown Appendix
17 March 2005

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. Although there is no objection to the concept of replacing the windows on 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. Note is made that submitted record drawings for storefront bays dated 30 September 2004 are inaccurate in their depiction of existing configuration.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-013
HPA Number: HPA 05-018
Address: 3630 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Daniel Pryor -
Description: Metal fence atop existing retaining wall - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed metal railing atop existing Keystone retaining wall on rear yard as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 February and 1 March 2005 which indicate a 6-ft high iron fence along the west property line and a 48-inch high iron fence on the south and east sides. 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. 05-052
HPA Number: HPA 05-088
Address: 3146 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Lacoste - Retail
Description: Facade illumination, new doors and sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront for new glass doors and for non-illuminated sign composed of 9-inch high letters reading "Lacoste" and new logo pin-mounted on existing sign band as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 2 March 2005. All other signs, including projecting sign, sign above entry door and sign over second floor windows, were NOT approved and have been deleted from this application. No objection to installation of up-lighting for a trial period. Applicant agreed to remove light source if Commission considers it inappropriate after site visit by the Old Georgetown Board. No objection to removal of existing paired-spot lights and light fixtures. 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. 05-053
HPA Number: HPA 05-089
Address: 1042 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): 1042 Limited Partnership - Prince Café
Description: Sidewalk café - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sidewalk café for Prince Café including 6 tables separated by post and rope stanchions as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 3 March 2005, PROVIDED it complies with public space regulations for sidewalk cafés. There will be no umbrellas.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-073
HPA Number: HPA 05-120
Address: 3345 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Vinod Gupta -
Description: Alterations to rear, new pergola to replace existing canopy at rear yard - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to side in-fill addition and for garden pergola and new terrace as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 18 February 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. 05-093
HPA Number: HPA 05-157
Address: 1510 Dumbarton Rock Court, NW
Owner(s): Olcott Deming -
Description: Replacement vertical board fence finished on both sides - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 16 February 2005 indicate that proposed replacement fence will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-094
HPA Number: HPA 05-166
Address: 1237 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): East Bank, Inc - Puma
Description: Alterations to storefront for new glass doors and signs - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new all-glass doors on storefront ONLY as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 11 March 2005, which indicate wood frame doors with glass insert used on secondary doors. No objection to issuance of permit for signs with lettering no larger than 12-inches high reading "Puma" with logo pin-mounted over entrance door (back-lit sign) and over door to second floor, and for signs applied to glass storefronts. Projecting sign was NOT approved and has been deleted from this application.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-095
HPA Number: HPA 05-167
Address: 1242 Potomac Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Harry and Ann Gutman -
Description: Remove rear addition and re-construct two-story rear addition with basement, alterations to rear garden structure and one-story connector to new rear addition, reconstruct front areaway and steps to basement entrance. - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed removal of rear addition and chimney, for new two-story addition at rear and for one-story connector to carriage house at rear of property, all of which would have an adverse impact on the historic house and is inappropriate to the historic district. No objection to the general concept of introducing French doors at carriage house.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-096
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 3300 Whitehaven Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University Facilities - Office building
Description: Replacement front doors - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to front entrance to the Milton Harris Building.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-097
HPA Number: HPA 05-170
Address: 3100 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Marc Teren -
Description: Two-story rear porch addition and alterations - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations and addition of two-story rear porch as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 March 2005 which indicate retention of stucco finish if repair of brick wall is not possible, and 12-inch columns. Working drawings conform to recommendations given during concept review. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-008). 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. 05-098
HPA Number: HPA 05-171
Address: 3048 _ R Street, NW
Owner(s): DC Public Schools - Jackson School
Description: Roof replacement and repair - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair and replacement of roof salvaging and re-using existing Buckingham slate. Where needed, replacement slate will be a replacement-in-kind to match existing.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-101
HPA Number: HPA 05-174
Address: 3221 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Vanguard Realty - Pure Beauty Salon
Description: Alterations to storefront for stainless steel cladding, awning, and signs - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront including Sunbrella fabric awning with lettering no taller than 12-inches high reading "Pure Beauty", stainless steel cladding of storefront, plaque, applied signs on storefront glass, and for painting brick base to match building as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 18 February 2005. Hanging sign was NOT approved and has been deleted from this application. 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. 05-102
HPA Number: HPA 05-175
Address: 3512-14 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Linda and Tim O'Neill - Fenwick House
Description: Replacement roof, garage door, alterations, new dormers, shutters on side walls, replacement fences, alterations to garden gate (options) - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including replacement of standing seam metal roof, addition of dormers on roof of garage and main house, alterations to garage door, shutters, metal railing in front planter, wood fence along alley, alterations for new kitchen opening, leveling of sidewalk and arched doors on 9-foot high garden fence as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 February and 18 March 2005. 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. 05-103
HPA Number: HPA 05-176
Address: 3240 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Jean-Luc Vivier / Hair Salon -
Description: Rear addition and basement extension with sunken terrace, shed structure at rear - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including Pella 2/2 wood replacement windows, sign composed of non-illuminated pin-mounted letters no taller than 12-inches high reading "Jean Luc" with removal of existing projecting banner, re-construction of cornice and brackets to match existing and new fence no taller than 7-ft high as per code requirements; and no objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition with basement and for new shed structure at rear of property, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 29 April 2005. The use of PVC trim was NOT approved. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendations (O.G. 05-050 and O.G. 04-157). 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. 05-104
HPA Number: HPA 05-177
Address: 3317 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Bill Alms -
Description: One-story rear addition, alterations and replacement of front door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition and for replacement front door to match detailing of door at adjoining house, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 18 March and 22 February 2005. Use of PVC trim was NOT approved. Wood trim was approved as noted on red-lined drawings. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-016). 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. 05-105
HPA Number: HPA 05-178
Address: 2509 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Jill and Burton White -
Description: Reconstruction and expansion of existing front porch with new basement entrance - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed reconstruction and extension of front porch, new steps and alterations to basement level for new entrance as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 3 March 2005. Working drawings conform to approved concept, with minor modifications. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-080). 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. 05-106
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 3138 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Michael Mitchell -
Description: Front in-fill addition at 2nd floor level and two story rear addition - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed side in-fill addition at front of property and for two-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 3 March 2004, PROVIDED mansard roof is deleted from front in-fill. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-107
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 1667 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Wade Logan -
Description: Alterations and addition of dormer at rear slope of roof - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations and addition of dormer at rear slope of roof. 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. 05-108
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 1319 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): GLN Associates - Betsey Johnson
Description: Awning (existing) to be re-covered with black and white stripes Dixon fabric - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for existing awnings for Betsey Johnson to be recovered with woven fabric Dickson 32 black and white stripes. No lettering or logo will appear on the awnings.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-110
HPA Number: HPA 05-181
Address: 1329-1333 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Rock Creek Property Group -
Description: Alterations to storefront and new building behind existing historic facade - Concept development

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept development for proposed alterations to storefront and for new building behind existing historic facade. Recommend metal awnings be removed from the project at this time as they could be impacted by future sign proposals.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-111
HPA Number: HPA 05-182
Address: 3021 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Townsend Burden -
Description: Addition of one-story garden structure at rear to replace pergola - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept submission was superseded by permit application under case O.G. 05-115.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-112
HPA Number: HPA 05-183
Address: 3344 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Sirtaine and Rotsaert -
Description: Penthouse addition and roof deck - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed addition of penthouse and roof deck which will be visible from public thoroughfare and from 34th Street, and is not appropriate in this location and will have an adverse impact on the historic character of this house and this block.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-113
HPA Number: HPA 05-186
Address: 1404 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Debra Gelin -
Description: Reconstruction of front porch after fire damage - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed reconstruction of front porch, which had suffered fire damage, and repairs to the wood siding. All the work must match existing detailing and materials, including wood entry door.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-114
HPA Number: HPA 05-187
Address: 1406 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): George Hill -
Description: Reconstruction of front porch after fire damage - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed reconstruction of front porch, which had suffered fire damage, and for repairs to the wood siding. All the work must match existing detailing and materials, including wood entry door.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-115
HPA Number: HPA 05-188
Address: 3021 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Townsend Burden -
Description: Addition of one-story garden structure at rear to replace pergola - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story side addition to replace pergola as shown in option with the removal of second brick arch as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 March 2005. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendations (O.G. 04-191 and 05-023). 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. 05-116
HPA Number: HPA 05-189
Address: 3618 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Jack Davies -
Description: Alterations for roof deck at rear and alterations to front - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed roof deck at rear of house and for alterations to front, including garage door, entrance canopy and new cornice with railing. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 04-274). The Commission notes that the conditions in this property and adjacent structures allow for a roof deck that otherwise would not have been approved. 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: March 17, 2005