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Shipstead-Luce Appendix
15 February 2007

SL Number: S.L. 07-026
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 1735 New York Avenue, N.W.
Owner(s): American Institute of Architects -
Description: 150th year anniversary banners - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the temporary installation of two identical banners, 16 feet by 16 feet, on two sides of the building as shown in materials received and dated 2 February 2007, provided that existing holes and attachment points will be used to hang the banners and that no new permanent attachments or holes are drilled into the facades. It is understood that the banners will be in place for twelve months for the duration of the Institute's 150th anniversary and then removed.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-027
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 5801 Manchester Place, N.W.
Owner(s): B. Dixon Residence -
Description: Retaining walls - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST the issuance of permit for retaining walls. Insufficient documentation of existing conditions and of the design of the proposed wall. File new submission with full set of architectural drawings and landscape plans, including elevations, site plans, and specifications for the finish material(s). Request applicant contact the National Park Service, Rock Creek Park Superintendent's Office to coordinate access and construction details before resubmitting for review.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-028
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 1500 21st Street, N.W.
Owner(s): International Communication Association Headquarters -
Description: Reconfigure exterior entry stair - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the issuance of permit for the reconfiguration and replacement of exterior metal stair and for new entrance canopy as shown in materials received and dated 2 February 2007.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-029
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 4622 Broad Branch Road, N.W.
Owner(s): C. Walters Residence -
Description: Front deck and side decks with trellises - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST the issuance of permit for the installation of a wood decks on the front and sides of the house and for the wood trellises. Proposed configuration of decks and trellises are not compatible with the architectural character of the house. Suggest terracing and landscaping at front and sides of the house to create desired outdoor space.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-030
HPA Number: HPA 07-096
Address: 49 D Street, S.E.
Owner(s): P. Rutledge Residence -
Description: Rear addition to third floor - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the issuance of permit for new third-floor rear addition as shown in materials received and dated 2 February 2007 and for the replacement of windows to match original historic configurations as shown in supplemental materials received and dated 8 February 2007. Refer to the District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office for review.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-031
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 8240 West Beach Terrace, N.W.
Owner(s): O'Dowd-Barton Residence -
Description: Building additions and alterations - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the issuance of permit for building additions and alterations as shown in materials received and dated 2 February 2007. Final drawings conform to previously approved concept (see case: S.L. 06-183).

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SL Number: S.L. 07-032
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 1620 Portal Drive, N.W.
Owner(s): D. King Residence -
Description: Fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the issuance of permit for six-foot high wood fence to match existing fence on the other side of the rear yard as shown in materials received and dated 2 February 2007.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-034
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 605 2nd Street, N.E.
Owner(s): Jake's Café -
Description: Exterior alterations, sign, and new front deck - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the issuance of permit for exterior alterations to the building as shown in materials received and dated 2 February 2007. Alterations include: a new rear stair and door; a new enclosure for the trash storage bin and fence at rear of property; replacement of front door; conversion of the two front, main-level windows to doors; a pin-mounted sign reading "Jake's Café;" exterior wall-mounted lights; and new front deck for dining.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-035
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 1821 Summit Place, N.W.
Owner(s): Summit Place LLC -
Description: Signs - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the issuance of permit for the installation of one property identification sign as shown in materials received and dated 2 February 2007.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-036
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 800 16th Street, N.W.
Owner(s): Hay-Adams Hotel -
Description: Exterior cleaning and repair - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the issuance of permit for exterior cleaning and repair as shown in materials received and dated 1 February 2007. Refer to the District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office for review.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-037
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 2 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Owner(s): SunTrust Bank -
Description: Relocate main entrance door and ATM - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for alterations to relocate existing historic door and to relocate existing ATM machine. Relocating main entrance doorway does not preserve the historic character and configuration of this building that is prominently visible from Columbus Plaza. Refer to the District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office for review.

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SL Number: S.L. 07-038
HPA Number: HPA N/A
Address: 3200 Woodley Road, N.W.
Owner(s): C. Progebin Residence -
Description: Fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for six-foot high metal fence and for the relocation of existing hedges and landscaping to accommodate new fence. Proposed fence is not in keeping with adjacent residential properties. The moving of existing mature hedges and the trimming of existing plantings will most likely damage or kill these plants and will degrade the visual quality of the property and neighborhood. Refer to the District of Columbia Department of Transportation, Office of Public Space, for review.

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Last Modified: March 27, 2007