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Old Georgetown Appendix
20 October 2005

OG Number: O. G. 05-277
HPA Number: HPA 05-472
Address: 3500 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Nabeel Auduh - Sugar's Campus Store
Description: Repair of storefronts, replacement doors - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair, restoration and replication-in-kind of storefronts. The Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review and without a permit. 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. Note is made that existing neon sign behind transom is not appropriate to the historic district and must be removed no later than 31 January 2006.

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OG Number: O. G. 05-306
HPA Number: HPA 05-509
Address: 1078 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): City Tavern Club -
Description: Alterations to facade - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for alterations to facade as proposed in two-story bay window. There is no objection to a general concept for alterations to the facade, which is non-contributing to the historic district, to introduce a one-story bay window, and for the demolition associated with the project. File new submission of concept design for alterations for a one-story projecting bay window, in either traditional or contemporary detailing, for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-177
HPA Number: HPA 05-307
Address: 3263 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Linda Pfeifle and Albert Amori -
Description: Replacement wood siding at front, repair original windows, replacement windows on first floor, three-story rear addition, and alterations for new side windows - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed three-story rear addition and alterations, including repair of historic front windows, replacement siding to match adjoining structure, new side windows and replacement front windows at lower floor level, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 September 2005. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that zoning concerns have been raised on this project which must be resolved by the appropriate officials prior to permit review.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-248
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 3221 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Rosie and Tabb Moore -
Description: One-story rear addition and relocation of existing arbor - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition and relocation of existing arbor. 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. 05-279
HPA Number: HPA 05-475
Address: 3529 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Paul Flint -
Description: Re-pointing of rear brick walls - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Proposed work is repair and re-pointing of rear brick walls. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board for technical review of repointing process.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-280
HPA Number: HPA 05-480
Address: 3233 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Lyle Yorks - Pro-Active Sports Management USA
Description: Sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 12-inch x 17-inch sign reading "Proactive" which is to be installed with studs on mortar joints rather than attached to brick. 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. 05-281
HPA Number: HPA 05-848
Address: 1426 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Nathalie and Vincent Renner -
Description: Replacement doors and alterations to rear for basement entrance - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 27 September 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. 05-282
HPA Number: HPA 05-485
Address: 1642 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Calvin Cafritz -
Description: One-story glass rear additions with roof decks, alterations to rear - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to rear, including one-story glass additions with roof decks. 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. 05-285
HPA Number: HPA 05-489
Address: 1201 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): PNC National Bank - "Old Riggs Bank"
Description: New bronze sign panel to replace pin-mounted letters - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of new bronze sign panel and pin-mounted letters no taller than 8-inches high reading "PNC Bank" on cornice of drum of corner dome as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 21 October 2005 which indicate existing reveal will be left exposed.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-287
HPA Number: HPA 05-491
Address: 3278 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): S.R. Stinson, Inc -
Description: New building for single family dwelling - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Case was withdrawn by written request of applicant received 5 October 2005.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-288
HPA Number: HPA 05-492
Address: 1617 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Rock and Jill Tonkel -
Description: Replacement of and addition to greenhouse, alterations, and rear addition at 2nd fl level - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including replacement and addition to greenhouse, and one-story rear addition at second floor level. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. 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. 05-290
HPA Number: HPA 05-495
Address: 3206 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Capital Restaurant Concepts, Paul Cohn - Neyla
Description: Alterations for lighting scheme: new wall sconces and cove lighting; remove awnings, sign, light fixtures and fabric on trellis, and multi-light lampposts - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including lighting scheme composed of light fixtures on party wall, and cove lighting on trellis structure, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 September 2005. No objection to issuance of permit for removal of awnings and sign on party wall, light fixtures and fabric covering on trellis, and multi-light lampposts. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-212). 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. 05-291
HPA Number: HPA 05-496
Address: 1248 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Brian Mahoubi -
Description: Replacement front door and alterations to front stoop - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed railing and alterations to front stoop as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 19 October 2005 which indicate stone cheek walls to match existing bay and replacement of double doors to match existing. Replacement of front door with single door and side panels was NOT approved and has been removed from this application. Recommend replacement of side windows on 2nd floor bay window as previously approvedunder case O.G. 02-344. 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. 05-293
HPA Number: HPA 05-497
Address: 1065 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Jose Juan Torres - Rugby
Description: Alterations to storefront, sidewalk café and sign scheme - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for alterations to storefront, sidewalk café on public space and sign scheme including awning (which must meet code), sign with letters no larger than 12-inches high, and sign panel at cornice level as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 September 2005. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit and public space permit applications for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-294
HPA Number: HPA 05-498
Address: 3141 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Jack Evans -
Description: New window opening on east facade - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to brick party wall to introduce a new window opening which would have an adverse impact on the historic wall. See previous Recommendations where similar window openings on this wall were NOT approved (O.G. 01-084 and O.G. 00-232). Note is made that permit application required final zoning review.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-295
HPA Number: HPA 05-499
Address: 2721 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Diane Plumb -
Description: Alterations for dormer window on third floor consolidating existing two front dormers - Concept - options

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed alterations to front dormers which are not appropriate for the scale and proportions of this building.

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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: Addition of third floor behind new mansard roof, and alterations to front facade for new openings, new basement entrance at front - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept for proposed alterations including third floor addition behind a mansard roof, alterations to masonry openings on facade and new basement entrance areaway as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 September 2005. Recommend lowering of ridge line of roof and reduce scale of dormer windows. File new submission of revised drawings for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-297
HPA Number: HPA 05-501
Address: 1339 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Bank of America -
Description: Replacement signs - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for two proposed signs composed of pin-mounted letters no taller than 8-inches high with logo to replace existing signs as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 6 October 2005 which indicate detailing that matches previously approved design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 05-154). 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. Temporary banners, which were installed without review, were NOT approved and must be removed no later than 30 November 2005.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-298
HPA Number: HPA 05-502
Address: 3014 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Jenna Kicley -
Description: Alterations to masonry openings facing side alley: door to window and window to door at 2nd floor level - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to masonry openings to replace door with window and window with door as inappropriate to this building and the space allotted near the fire exit landing. Note is made that applicant failed to attend the meeting where this project was discussed.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-299
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 3030 K Street, NW
Owner(s): John York - Washington Harbor Penthouse 107
Description: Alterations to penthouse terrace - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for alterations to penthouse terrace at Washington Harbour, including removal of brick arches and extension of existing open railing as shown in option 1 of supplemental drawings received and dated 23 September 2005. 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. 05-300
HPA Number: HPA 05-503
Address: 1692 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Millstein - La Maison Partners, LLC
Description: Wood fence to replace brick garden wall, and pool at rear yard - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 27 September 2005 indicate that proposed wood fence, located along property line behind gate, to replace brick garden wall which is leaning, and the pool at the rear yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Front section of existing brick wall, visible from the street, will remain as indicated in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 September 2005.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-303
HPA Number: HPA 05-506
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - Performing Arts Center
Description: Theatre marquee - options - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design of proposed installation of a theatre marquee or blade sign at the Performing Arts Center which, in either option, is out-of-scale and inappropriate to the character of this building and its setting. Recommend further study of a sign behind the glass or sign boxes to either side of the entrance to announce performances.

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OG Number: O.G. 05-304
HPA Number: HPA 05-507
Address: 1426 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Malika Anwar and Mossadaq Chughtai -
Description: Rear addition at third floor level - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition at third floor level as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 September 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: October 20, 2005