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Old Georgetown Appendix
17 November 2005

OG Number: O.G. 05-261
HPA Number: HPA 05-442
Address: 1519 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Gopac Inc - Erwin Gomez Salon
Description: Alterations to storefront and sign - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for proposed alterations to storefront as shown in Option A of supplemental drawings received and dated 21 October 2005. Recommend further simplification of design by eliminating steel beam and study of door location. 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. 05-263
HPA Number: HPA 05-444
Address: 2712 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Ramona Greene -
Description: One-story rear addition of screened porch - in progress - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for rear addition of screened porch at first floor level to replace existing structure as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 November 2005 which indicate traditional detailing will be used on cedar wood railing and steps. Planter on Poplar Lane is to be installed as previously 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. The Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review and without a permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-284
HPA Number: HPA 05-487
Address: 1419 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): John Bradshaw -
Description: One-story rear addition on side yard - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to areaway and new stairs to the basement entrance and for one-story bay addition on side of rear wing to match detailing of existing bay as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 23 November 2005. A one-story addition to cover the stairs was NOT approved and has been deleted from this permit application. 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. 05-296
HPA Number: HPA 05-500
Address: 3526 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Jeffrey Brez -
Description: Alterations to roof for third floor behind mansard, and alterations to front and rear facades for new openings, new basement entrance at front - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for proposed alterations to roof to provide usable third floor behind new mansard roof and for proposed alterations to front and rear facades PROVIDED design of dormers, entry door portico and rear facade is further simplified and that excavation of front areaway for new basement entrance is limited to existing window well. 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. 05-302
HPA Number: HPA 05-505
Address: 1248 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Brian Mahoubi -
Description: Lattice fence atop brick wall and trellis roof over carport behind garage doors - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revisions to approved design to introduce a trellis behind metal fence PROVIDED trellis is constructed with spacing of 10-inch to 12-inch on center as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 November 2005. Additional reviewed work will be completed as previously approved. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 02-048). 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. 05-305
HPA Number: HPA 05-508
Address: 1411 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Ragsdale and Scobey -
Description: Replacement fence and gate at rear, repair decking, and landscaping - Permit

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

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OG Number: O.G. 05-307
HPA Number: HPA 05-513
Address: 3413 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Peter Calafiura -
Description: Front walkway, steps and terrace, repairs to portico and door surround - existing - Permit and public space permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair and replacement-in-kind of stone walkway, front terrace, and steps in public space and of wood portico over entrance door. 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. The Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review and without a permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-308
HPA Number: HPA 05-520
Address: 3288 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Catalina Wilkinson -
Description: Alterations for replacement retaining wall on areaway to basement entrance on public space - Permit and Public Space Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for alterations to areaway for basement entrance, including widening of steps and replacement of retaining wall and railing, which, as proposed, are not appropriate at this location. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. Applicant failed to attend the meetings where this project was discussed. Recommend further study of reconstruction of areaway wall in its present location, without projecting above sidewalk level except for a curb to match existing stone curb, and retaining existing steps and historic railing. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions for wall, with permit and public space permit applications for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-309
HPA Number: HPA 05-521
Address: 1218 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Ruth Li -
Description: Two-story rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition. 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. 05-310
HPA Number: HPA 05-524
Address: 3051 Avon Lane, NW
Owner(s): Joseph Stettinius -
Description: Pool house, addition of porch and pergola at rear, front gates - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for existing pool house, addition of porch and pergola at rear, and of front gates with stone piers and walkway. 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. The Commission regrets that work was completed prior to review and without a permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-001
HPA Number: HPA 06-002
Address: 3275 M Street, NW
Owner(s): CKS Development - Subway
Description: Relocation of mechanical equipment to roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed mechanical equipment on roof PROVIDED it is installed in such a way that it will not be visible from M Street and that existing mechanical equipment on top of bay window facing Potomac Street, which was installed without review or permit, is removed no later than 28 February 2006. Note is made that lettering on valance of awning is excessive, and installed without review or permit, and it should be limited to one sign over the entry door and one on the Potomac Street side with such modification completed no later than 28 February 2006.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-002
HPA Number: HPA 06-003
Address: 3040 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Schemo-Breele -
Description: Replacement 7-ft high board fence in rear yard - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 October 2005 indicate that proposed 7-ft high replacement board fence at rear yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-005
HPA Number: HPA 06-005
Address: 1030 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Jilma Prada - Prada Gallery
Description: Awning and sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed black canvas awning with sign composed of 9-inch high letters reading "Prada Gallery" limited to the 12-inch valance. 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. 06-006
HPA Number: HPA 06-006
Address: 1605 Suters Lane, NW
Owner(s): Hong Joo Hahm -
Description: Replacement windows - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing replacement windows which are inappropriate for this row of buildings. Recommend further study of new replacement windows that match original 6/12 configuration with exterior muntins as shown in adjoining residence, with the use of half screens. Commission regrets that work was completed prior to review and without a permit. A new submission of detailed drawings with permit application for a proposal of appropriate window replacements must be submitted for review no later than 28 February 2006.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-007
HPA Number: HPA 06-008
Address: 1242 Potomac Street, NW
Owner(s): Harry and Anne Gutman -
Description: Remove rear addition and re-construct two-story rear addition with basement, alterations to side window openings - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 October 2005. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-182). 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. 06-008
HPA Number: HPA 06-009
Address: 1819 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): DC Public Schools - Hardy Middle School
Description: Additions, partial demolition and alterations - Permit (duplication of previous permit review by CFA)

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed additions of gym and classrooms wings, partial demolition of gym and alterations to the Hardy Middle School and its site including terraces, stairs, parking lot, track field and landscaping. Submitted materials conform to approved final design reviewed by the Commission during its meeting of 16 October 2003. Erect a material samples panel (including replacement window) on site facing south for review by the Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering materials.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-009
HPA Number: HPA 06-010
Address: 3030 M Street, NW
Owner(s): 3030 M Street L.I.C. - East Banc - Project Iowa
Description: Alterations to storefronts on three new commercial buildings under construction - Concept - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for alterations to three storefronts to be combined into one continuous glass storefront which will be inappropriate to the architectural style of the approved design for the three buildings under construction. Although the design for each storefront may be revised, the buildings must remain as three distinct storefronts, considering that the Commission recommended the center building be painted while the two end structures be kept as natural exposed brick. File new submission of concept design for revisions to storefronts for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-011
HPA Number: HPA 06-012
Address: 2728 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Pastor and MacKernan -
Description: Replacement of west wall which is failing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed removal of west wall, which is failing, and its replacement with a CMU block wall to be parged or stuccoed PROVIDED existing brick wall is retained to a length of 12-inches to 16-inches on front and back corners. Re-submit revisions for review by the Commission if exploratory demolition reveals necessary changes to the approved work.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-012
HPA Number: HPA 06-013
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - Leavey Center and hospital parking lot
Description: ADA modifications, including ramps, signs and stripes - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed ADA modifications to campus, including alterations to sidewalks, handicapped access ramps on paved surfaces, stripes on parking lot and directional signs which are to be kept to the minimum number of signs required. 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. 06-013
HPA Number: HPA 06-014
Address: 3121 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Mark Penn -
Description: Replacement doors on rear wing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted supplemental materials dated 16 November 2005 indicate that proposed replacement doors will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-014
HPA Number: HPA 06-015
Address: 2801 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Kesher Israel Synagogue -
Description: Replacement of glazing on existing windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of wood windows and alterations to existing original stained glass to introduce plate glass in the outer panes, retaining the green panes in the center. Recommend installation of samples of both smooth and textured glass prior to final selection of glass panes. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-168).

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OG Number: O.G. 06-015
HPA Number: HPA 06-016
Address: 3263 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Levi's -
Description: Additional signs - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revision to previously approved sign including non-illuminated aluminum letters no taller than 12-inch high reading "The Levi's Store" relocated closer to the face of the building, relocation of 5-inch high vinyl letters to transom and painted Levi's tab on vestibule as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 2 November 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. 06-016
HPA Number: HPA 06-017
Address: 3332 O Street, NW
Owner(s): William L. Davenport -
Description: Fence to match adjoining fence in front yard - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of picket fence no taller than 36-inches high along West property line on front yard to match existing picket fence as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 October 2005. New fence must be painted. 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. 06-017
HPA Number: HPA 06-018
Address: 1641 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): D. Harrison -
Description: Replacement fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 October 2005 indicate that proposed 7-ft high replacement board fence at rear yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-018
HPA Number: HPA 06-019
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - Copley Hall
Description: ADA modifications, including handicapped access ramp - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to handicapped access ramp at Copley Hall with preference for the stone option to match existing ramp in front of building rather than the proposed brick option.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-020
HPA Number: HPA 06-030
Address: 1330 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Anne L. Emmet -
Description: Replacement of asphalt shingles on rear slopes of roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials indicate that proposed replacement of rear slopes of roof will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-021
HPA Number: HPA 06-031
Address: 1330 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Anne L. Emmet -
Description: Replacement of asbestos shingles on front slope of roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing asbestos shingles on front slope of roof with "Ecostar" traditional slate roofing and copper gutters and down spouts as indicated in supplemental information received and dated 7 November 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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Last Modified: January 17, 2006