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Old Georgetown Appendix
20 September 2007

OG Number: O.G. 07-025
HPA Number: HPA 07-034
Address: 1657 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Dumbarton Court - Apartment 305
Description: Replacement windows - in progress - vinyl-clad wood 1/1 Andersen windows - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that replacement of windows was initiated prior to review and without a permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for replacement windows as proposed. Recommend applicant replace sashes within existing frames ONLY, and use half-screens. File new submission of detailed drawings with separate permit application no later than the 11 October 2007 deadline for a November review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-090
HPA Number: HPA 07-137
Address: 1519 27th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows - Permit - revised

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Case has been inactive for an extended period of time. File new submission with accurate drawings, with dimensions, for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-126
HPA Number: HPA 07-192
Address: 3009-3011 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Replacement dormer windows – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement dormer windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 September 2007 which indicate muntin pattern to match historic condition. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-195
HPA Number: HPA 07-306
Address: 1645 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Williams-Addison House - also known as Oak Crest and Friendly Estate
Description: Additions to historic house - Concept - design development

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept development submission is superseded by permit application under case O.G. 07-241.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-205
HPA Number: HPA 07-319
Address: 3307-B M Street, NW
Owner(s): Salon Rafik -
Description: Sign scheme – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that sign was installed prior to review and without a permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing sign of 12-inch high letters reading "Salon Rafik".

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OG Number: O.G. 07-206
HPA Number: HPA 07-322
Address: 1722 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Garage at rear alley -
Description: Replacement garage roof, repair garage door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of fiberglass roof on garage with corrugated galvanized steel panels. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-207
HPA Number: HPA 07-329
Address: 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Owner(s): CDIA at Boston University -
Description: Signs - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for the proposed sign scheme composed of two wall-mounted signs reading "Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University". Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-209
HPA Number: HPA 07-335
Address: 1802 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Everard Clothing -
Description: Awning - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed awning on storefront bay window which is not appropriate for this historic building. Recommend applicant consider installation of protective film to inside of glass.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-210
HPA Number: HPA 07-342
Address: 2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): 3000 Whitehaven Street, NW - The British School of Washington
Description: Playground, signs, and flagpoles - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for signs, flag poles, and playground as shown in plans dated 17 August 2007.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-211
HPA Number: HPA 07-345
Address: 1611 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commerce Bank -
Description: New building - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for the proposed construction of a two-story Commerce Bank branch building, which will require the demolition of the Reed Electric building, a non-contributing structure to the historic district, or to proposed sign scheme composed of one back-lit sign mounted below second floor windows to right of entrance facing on Wisconsin Avenue, and one back-lit sign mounted at cornice level on south facade with letters no taller than 12-inches high reading "Commerce Bank". The roof top flagpoles for cellular antennas are not part of this permit application. Working drawings conform to previously approved record drawings under cases O.G. 05-185 and O.G. 05-251. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval. Erect a materials sample panel on site, facing south, with the use of lighter color mortar, for review by the Commission prior to ordering materials. File new submission of permit application with detailed drawings for roof top flagpoles encasing cellular antennas for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-213
HPA Number: HPA 07-348
Address: 1209 Potomac Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Replacement windows in front facade – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. The Commission regrets that the original windows on the second floor windows and the picture window on the first floor were replaced without review or permit with windows that are not appropriate to the historic house. Submission materials are not sufficient for permit review. File new permit application with sufficient materials for appropriate windows that replicates original conditions for review by the Commission's 11 October 2007 deadline.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-215
HPA Number: HPA 07-350
Address: 1405 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Window and door alterations - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 24 August 2007 indicate that proposed alterations to window and door openings will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-216
HPA Number: HPA 07-351
Address: 3234 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement rear windows and door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement windows and French doors at rear facade as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 August 2007. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-217
HPA Number: HPA 07-352
Address: 3207 – 3221 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows on the front facades of five buildings at 3207, 3209, 3213-3215, 3217-3219 and 3221 M Street. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. File new submissions, with separate permit application for each building, to include survey of existing window conditions, drawings, including details and dimensions, for existing and proposed windows for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-218
HPA Number: HPA 07-353
Address: 1534 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Remove stucco to reveal existing original windows at second floor - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to re-open the original tri-partite window on the second floor. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-219
HPA Number: HPA 07-354
Address: 2903 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Window and door alterations - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept case was superseded by permit application under case O.G. 07-256.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-220
HPA Number: HPA 07-355
Address: 1070 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Camlai -
Description: Projecting sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for two 18in-x 24in signs reading "Camlai" PROVIDED they are attached to the existing railing below the handrail. Proposed projecting sign and bracket were not approved as they are inappropriate to this historic structure.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-222
HPA Number: HPA 07-357
Address: 1715 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): HSBC Bank -
Description: Sign scheme: signs and awnings - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme including black canvas awnings installed within masonry openings with lettering and logo on valance, and two wall-mounted signs composed of 12-inch high lettering reading HSBC and logo, one on each facade. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-223
HPA Number: HPA 07-358
Address: 1654 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New 7-ft high wood vertical board fence at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new 7-ft high vertical board fence and gate at rear yard as shown in supplemental drawings dated 5 September 2007. New fence must be stained or painted. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-224
HPA Number: HPA 07-359
Address: 2727 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to east facade for new window openings, removal of door surround - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revision to approved permit design for removal of door surround and for four new window openings to restore east facade of historic building to its original condition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 September 2007. Brick and mortar joints will match existing brickwork. New all-wood windows will match details of existing original single glazed windows. New window openings on rear facade are deleted from this application. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-225
HPA Number: HPA 07-360
Address: 3317-3321 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Residential development at Wormley School site -
Description: Alterations to approved rear facade for six new townhouses; Landscape plan: rear brick garden wall for six new townhouses, up-lighting of front yards - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear facade for three townhouses as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 September 2007 which indicate projection over rear door only. No objection to brick garden walls as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 September 2007. Recommend AGAINST proposed up-lighting of landscaping in front yards of townhouses. File separate submission of working drawings for gate and options for all-wood window selections (and sample), with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-226
HPA Number: HPA 07-361
Address: 1063 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Replacement fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of fence and gate with 5'-10" high wood vertical board fence and gate, with flat top. New fence and gate must be stained or painted. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-227
HPA Number: HPA 07-362
Address: 1250 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): The District Line -
Description: Sign, light fixtures and flagpole - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to proposed pin-mounted sign composed of 12-inch high letters reading "The District Line" as shown in supplemental drawings dated 6 September 2007. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed flagpole and light fixtures which were not approved.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-228
HPA Number: HPA 07-363
Address: 1663 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): The Magic Wardrobe -
Description: Wall mounted sign and projecting sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 2-ft diameter projecting sign for "The Magic Wardrobe" provided it is located above entry door. Wall mounted sign was not approved and was removed from this permit application. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-229
HPA Number: HPA 07-364
Address: 1504 26th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sash replacements with 2/2 wood sashes with half-screens as shown in supplemental drawings dated 30 August 2007. Recommend applicant consider re-installation of shutters, and door surround to correspond to historic character of structure. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-230
HPA Number: HPA 07-365
Address: 2824 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to garden wall for water feature - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alteration to brick garden wall, built in 1980's, for a water feature as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 August 2007. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-231
HPA Number: HPA 07-366
Address: 1410 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to window opening, replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to side window opening and for replacement windows with half-screens as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 August 2007. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-232
HPA Number: HPA 07-367
Address: 3330 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Three car garage at alley - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed three-car garage at rear alley as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 August 2007. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval. Proposed concept for connector was not approved as it would be inappropriate to the house and to the historic district.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-233
HPA Number: HPA 07-368
Address: 2810-12 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Four Seasons Hotel - Eno Wine Bar
Description: Rear addition of greenhouse, alterations, window divisions, signs and awnings - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including new storefront windows, awnings, signs, rear addition of greenhouse with trellis, elevator and new window openings at rear. Rear windows must match existing windows on front facade, with the installation of operable shutters and hardware. 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. 07-234
HPA Number: HPA 07-361
Address: 3421 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear addition - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept case was withdrawn by written request of applicant dated 13 September 2007.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-235
HPA Number: HPA 07-370
Address: 3225 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Helly Hansen -
Description: Sign - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that sign was installed prior to review and without a permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing back-lit sign composed of 14-inch high letters reading "Helly Hansen". File new submission of detailed drawings for a sign no larger than 12-inches high. Sign must be brought into compliance no later than 31 December 2007.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-236
HPA Number: HPA 07-371
Address: 1623 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown Café -
Description: Replacement front door – in progress - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement front door until existing sign scheme, which is excessive, is brought into compliance. Existing awnings were installed after they were NOT approved in 1993 under case OG 93-045. All signs in bay window must be relocated 18-inches behind the glass or removed as they are not appropriate to the historic district. Sign scheme must be brought into compliance no later than 31 December 2007.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-238
HPA Number: HPA 07-373
Address: 3310 P Street, NW (rear)
Owner(s): Carriage house at rear alley -
Description: Window and door alterations, replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear of carriage house and for replacement windows as shown in drawings dated 17 August 2007 which conform to approved concept O.G. 07-144. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-242
HPA Number: HPA 07-377
Address: 3103 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New window openings, side porch to replace arbor - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including new window and door openings on west wall, removal of trellis, and new porch as shown in drawings dated 17 August 2007. 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. 07-243
HPA Number: HPA 07-378
Address: 3213 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Two-story rear addition and one-story side addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story addition of enclosed porch at east and for two-story addition at rear as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 September 2007 which indicate use of 7/8-inch muntins on windows and doors. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-244
HPA Number: HPA 07-379
Address: 3229 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Tommy Hilfiger -
Description: Sign, awnings, and light fixtures - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for "Tommy Hilfiger" including black Sunbrella fabric awnings with lettering on 10-inch valance, light sconces to either side of entrance, and 1-inch high lettering on show windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September 2007. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval. Eagle plaque above door and light fixtures underneath awnings were not approved, were crossed out on drawings and deleted from this permit application.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-245
HPA Number: HPA 07-380
Address: 3206 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Neyla Restaurant -
Description: Enclosure of existing trellis structure - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed enclosure of existing wood trellis as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 September 2007. Working drawings conform to approved concept O.G. 07-193. Recommend applicant consider replacement of trellis with new design and submit for concept review. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-246
HPA Number: HPA 07-381
Address: 3512-14 P Street, NW
Owner(s): "Fenwick House" -
Description: Alterations to curb on planting beds - existing - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that work was completed not-conforming to approved design. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for as-built condition of granite edging around planting beds in front of historic building. See previous case O.G. 06-131. Granite edging must be made to conform with, and be no higher than, approved 2-inch curb height. All corrective work must be completed no later than 31 December 2007.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-248
HPA Number: HPA 07-383
Address: 3401 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations for paved entrance walkway from corner – in progress - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review and without a permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for as-built conditions of alterations to entrance walkway and planting beds in public space, which are not appropriate to this historic structure with a corner entrance. Existing door and door surround must be retained. Double hung window on second floor, as well as brick mold and half-screens on all windows, must be installed as approved under case O.G. 05-091. Planters must be returned to a condition perpendicular to the exterior walls of the house and set back from the corner. All corrective work must be completed by 31 December 2007.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-249
HPA Number: HPA 07-384
Address: 3315 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New railing on front stoop - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed metal railing on front brick stoop as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 August 2007. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-250
HPA Number: HPA 07-389
Address: 1655 32nd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement fence at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 September 2007 indicate that proposed replacement fence at rear will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-251
HPA Number: HPA 07-390
Address: 3142 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement of rear steps - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 September 2007 indicate that proposed replacement of rear entry wood steps will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-254
HPA Number: HPA 07-416
Address: 3228 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Second floor rear addition, relocation of mechanical equipment to roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and site visit during concept review for O.G. 07-171 indicate that proposed second story rear addition and location of mechanical equipment on roof will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-255
HPA Number: HPA 07-419
Address: 3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University Hospital -
Description: Temporary "Mobile MRI" unit - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and 27 August 2007 site visit indicate that proposed installation of one Mobile MRI unit for one year will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-256
HPA Number: HPA 07-420
Address: 2903 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Window and door alterations - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for new window openings at rear as shown in plans dated 5 September 2007. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-263
HPA Number: HPA 07-429
Address: 3040 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows on side and rear facades - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 September 2007 indicate that proposed replacement windows will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 07-265
HPA Number: HPA 07-431
Address: 3102 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Stone fireplace on rear yard – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 September 2007 indicate that existing stone-fireplace on rear yard is not visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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Last Modified: October 31, 2007