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Old Georgetown Appendix
21 September 2006

OG Number: O.G. 06-131
HPA Number: HPA 06-214
Address: 3512-14 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Linda and Tim O'Neill - "Fenwick House"
Description: Replacement windows on historic house - in progress, repair first floor windows, alterations to areaway and planting beds, light fixtures, and replacement doors - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including repair of first floor windows, replication of second floor windows, replacement front doors and door trim, alterations to landing at entry door, flower beds with Mt Airy granite curbs, and new light fixtures as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 29 August 2006. The Commission regrets that work was partially completed 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.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-192
HPA Number: HPA 06-299
Address: 3407 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Nabeel Audeh -
Description: One-story rear addition with basement, addition at roof level - in progress - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition with alterations to basement, and for one-story roof addition PROVIDED addition will not rise above ridge line of existing roof, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 August and 7 September 2006 which indicate metal railing in front of sliding doors. Previously proposed decks have been withdrawn and deleted from this permit application. 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.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-197
HPA Number: HPA 06-306
Address: 1426 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Mossadaq Chughtai -
Description: Alterations to storefront - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront and replacement side door as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated __ September 2006 which indicate a butt-joint window system. Approved design does not include any signs which must be submitted for review by the Commission with a separate permit 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. 06-204
HPA Number: HPA 06-330
Address: 3239 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Mr. Chow - New York Cleaners, Mr Ko
Description: Underpinning and excavation of basement for two story side in-fill addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed underpinning and excavation of basement. Submitted materials indicate a two-story addition above ground to in-fill side yard. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. File new submission of concept drawings, including elevations, plans and details, with concept application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-222
HPA Number: HPA 06-360
Address: 1675 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Goldsmith Residence -
Description: One-story addition over side wing at second floor level, and one-story rear addition at first floor level with roof terrace - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept submission superseded by revised concept submission under case O.G. 06-260.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-231
HPA Number: HPA 06-371
Address: 3242 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Godiva Chocolate - Clyde's
Description: Sign scheme including projecting sign, wall-mounted sign and awnings - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed fabric awnings on second floor windows without lettering, a projecting sign no larger than 32 inches by 24 inches, and a wall mounted sign above door no larger than 1 ft. by 3 ft. as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 29 September 2006. Previously proposed replacement of existing front door and bay window, which was NOT approved, has been deleted from this permit 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. 06-236
HPA Number: HPA 06-399
Address: 1038 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Rocky S. Wang -
Description: Replacement window - Permit - options

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of plate glass window with a custom made wood double-hung 8/12 true-divided-lite window replicating detailing and dimensions of historic window on adjacent building at 1036 31st St as shown in Historical Millwork option. The Pella and Marvin window options were NOT approved. Applicant failed to attend the meeting where options were discussed. The Commission regrets that the plate glass window was installed without review or permit. The new window must be installed no later than 31 January 2007 to correct existing non-conforming situation. 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. 06-237
HPA Number: HPA 06-400
Address: 3325 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Prospect Associates LLC - Wormley School
Description: Sheeting and shoring - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sheeting and shoring in coordination with site excavation and grading work and with repair and alterations to the Wormley School historic building, which were submitted separately. See previous Recommendations (O.G. 06-127 and O.G. 06-220). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-238
HPA Number: HPA 06-401
Address: 3325 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Prospect Associates LLC - Wormley School
Description: Foundation to grade and garage structure - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed foundation to grade and garage structure in coordination with proposed development of the Wormley School site as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 10 October 2006 which indicate scope of work does not include the front bay windows of Italianate houses #4 and 5, which are still under concept review, and the rear of the first three townhouses is aligned. Note is made that foundation work is at applicant's risk since the development of the design concept for the work above ground is still under 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. 06-239
HPA Number: HPA 06-402
Address: 3270 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown Park - Sprint/Nextel Antennas
Description: Replace existing antennas - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing antennas for Sprint/Nextel carriers as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006 which indicate antennas on Gamma Sector lowered so that the support frame will not be visible from M street. New antennas will not be larger than existing antennas. The Commission regrets that existing antennas were installed without 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. 06-240
HPA Number: HPA 06-403
Address: 3138 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Michael Mitchell -
Description: Swimming pool and 7-ft high wood fence at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 August 2006 indicate that proposed swimming pool, regrading of rear yard and 7'-0" high fence will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-244
HPA Number: HPA 06-406
Address: 1601 Suters Lane, NW
Owner(s): Kostorowski Residence -
Description: Replacement 6-ft high wood fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for a replacement wood fence on side yard facing sidewalk and for gates at driveway as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006 which indicate a vertical board fence and gates rather than a stockade fence PROVIDED that it is all in private property and meets all other DC Code requirements. All structural support members for the fence must be hidden from public view. New fence and gates must be painted or stained.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-245
HPA Number: HPA 06-408
Address: 2810 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Dumbarton Properties LLC -
Description: Replace front bay window on 2nd floor - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of front bay window with casements at second floor level to match one at adjoining 2808 Dumbarton Street as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 31 August 2006. 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. 06-247
HPA Number: HPA 06-412
Address: 3206 M Street, NW
Owner(s): The City Tavern Association -
Description: Mechanical equipment on roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed mechanical equipment on roof as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 19 September 2006 which indicate installation as low as possible to limit its visibility. 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. 06-248
HPA Number: HPA 06-413
Address: 1230 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): John Kaelin -
Description: Repair of window sashes, replacement rear door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for repair of existing historic 1/1 wood windows with replacement only where repair is not possible as indicated in supplemental information received and dated 15 September 2006. Previously proposed replication of window sashes was NOT approved. No objection to issuance of permit for replacement door at rear. 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. 06-249
HPA Number: HPA 06-414
Address: 1355 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Alafoginis Family LP - The "Chic" Store
Description: Sign and awning - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for existing sign panel with letters reading "Chic" attached to valance of awning. The Commission regrets that the sign panel and lettering were installed 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.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-250
HPA Number: HPA 06-415
Address: 3341 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Vanessa Andris -
Description: Two-story rear addition and side yard in-fill addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition and side yard in-fill addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006 which indicate retention of existing side wall and a 6 inch recess of glass in-fill window wall and roof skylights. Working drawings conform to recommendations given during concept review. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 06-206). 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. 06-251
HPA Number: HPA 06-416
Address: 1513 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Heidi Fahey -
Description: Remove sidewalk brick to open flower bed with curb - Permit and Public Space Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit or Public Space permit for removal of brick on sidewalk to create an in-ground flower bed which is inappropriate in this location. The character of the front facade touching down onto the brick sidewalk should be retained as presently exists which is more historically accurate. Recommend use of movable container planters to achieve the owner's intent.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-252
HPA Number: HPA 06-417
Address: 2915 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Grubbs - Sacasa Residence -
Description: Alterations to door openings on front facade and rear addition at third floor level to combine two residences into one, A/C units on roof at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to door openings on front facade, for rear addition at third floor level, alterations to side wall, and additional work to combine two houses into one as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 4 October 2006 which indicate retention of fanlights and door trim in existing location with entry door within vestibule, and lower ridge on rear addition. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 06-092). 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. 06-254
HPA Number: HPA 06-419
Address: 1222 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Jennifer Ellis -
Description: Replacement iron stoop in front, alterations to rear facade, skylights - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear facade, skylights, removal of chimney and replacement of front stoop as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 August and 11 September 2006 which indicate custom made iron stoop with pipe rail and no vertical pickets to match other historic stoops on the row. 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. 06-256
HPA Number: HPA 06-421
Address: 3034 M Street, NW
Owner(s): East Banc -
Description: Alterations to storefront and to side facade, new door openings at rear - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to storefront on M Street provided window sill is raised to include a panel underneath, and to alterations to Thomas Jefferson facade and two new doors on alley. 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. 06-257
HPA Number: HPA 06-422
Address: 3030 M Street, NW
Owner(s): The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc - Cusp
Description: Alterations to cornice at center building - Revision to Permit - revised design - options

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revision to approved design for proposed cornice at center building as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006 which match the photo image #1. 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. 06-260
HPA Number: HPA 06-425
Address: 1675 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Stephen Goldsmith -
Description: One-story addition at second floor level over side wing, one-story rear addition at first floor level, and enclosure of rear porch - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations including one-story addition at second floor level, one-story rear addition and for enclosure of rear porch. 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. 06-262
HPA Number: HPA 06-427
Address: 3500 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Ryan Egle - Saxbys Coffee
Description: Signs on bay windows and entry door - Permit and Public Space Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme including 2-ft diameter sign and light fixture over entry door, and two signs located 6-inches behind the glass on the bay windows as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006. Signs are not internally-illuminated. Previously proposed sidewalk café has been withdrawn 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. 06-263
HPA Number: HPA 06-429
Address: 2800 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Aubrey Sarvis -
Description: Alterations for French doors at rear / side yard - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear wall for new French doors to side yard. 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. 06-266
HPA Number: HPA 06-432
Address: 3334 Cady's Alley, NW
Owner(s): Development Area 4, LLC - M2L Collection Furniture Showroom
Description: Projecting sign to wrap around corner - Permit and Public Space Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit and Public Space permit for proposed sign with 12-inch high cut-out letters reading "M2L" as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 August 2006. 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. 06-267
HPA Number: HPA 06-433
Address: 1627 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): John Scanlon -
Description: Replacement windows on 2nd floor after fire damage - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of second floor windows damaged by fire with new custom made, double-hung, true-divided-lite wood windows milled to match.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-268
HPA Number: HPA 06-410
Address: 1605 Caton Place, NW
Owner(s): Detienne - Fowler Residence -
Description: Window replacement - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed Eagle replacement 1/1 wood windows as shown in supplemental information received and dated 31 August 2006 which indicate the condition beyond repair of the existing windows and the level of alterations that have taken place on the building, PROVIDED only half screens are used.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-271
HPA Number: HPA 06-453
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University -
Description: West perimeter road stabilization and resurfacing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials indicate that proposed stone-faced retaining walls, stabilization and resurfacing of West Perimeter Road in the Georgetown University campus will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Work has been coordinated with the National Park Service due to the proximity with Glover-Archbold Parkway. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-272
HPA Number: HPA 06-455
Address: 1305 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Capital Restaurant Concepts -
Description: Repair and replacement of roof structure damaged by fire - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 August 2006 indicate that proposed repair and replacement of roof structure damaged by fire is not visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. File separate submission of detailed drawings and elevations with permit application for repair and replacement windows for review by the Commission when ready.

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Last Modified: November 8, 2006