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Old Georgetown Appendix
16 October 2008

OG Number: O.G. 08-090
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-146
Address: 1077 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): ZDF German Television -
Description: Alterations to entrance link - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for alterations to entrance link indicated canted glass elevation with zinc roof enclosure as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 September 2008. File new concept submission(s) indicating details during design development phase for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-238
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-364
Address: 3219 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to rear facade, new windows and door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear facade for new windows and door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 15 October 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-257
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-390
Address: 1413 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Wheelchair lift at front - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed temporary installation of portable wheelchair lift and alterations for new landing at level of front door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 October 2008. Section of railing removed for this installation must be retained for re-installation in the future. Lift and platforms must be painted black. Alterations to the basement stairs would adversely impact the historic fabric of this house and were not approved. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-262
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-395
Address: 1030 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows, door and alterations to rear – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that replacement windows and door, and alterations to rear masonry openings were completed prior to review and without a permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing replacement windows on front facade which are not appropriately sized to masonry opening, and must be removed and replaced with an appropriate window. File new submission of detailed drawings for proposed alternate replacement window no later than 13 November 2008 deadline for review at the Old Georgetown Board meeting of 4 December 2008. No objection to issuance of permit for alterations to rear which have limited visibility from rear alley. New front door, which is not appropriate stained, must be painted no later than 30 November 2008.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-264
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-397
Address: 1314 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows – in progress - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the replacement of windows on the second floor was initiated prior to review and without permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows with Pella wood casements with detailing and profile to match existing and with wood 7/8-in simulated-divided-lites as shown in supplemental drawings dated 2 October 2008 which indicate new windows do not introduce a secondary frame. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-266
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-399
Address: 3401 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replace front door - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement double door and transom to fit original masonry opening without a built-up frame as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 August and 14 October 2008 which indicate each leaf has two panels. Door must be painted. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-271
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-404
Address: 3251 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Prospect Place -
Description: Addition of glass enclosed stairs - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed addition of glass enclosed stairs for Cafe Milano as shown in option without balcony on supplemental drawings dated 24 September 2008. File new submission of complete set of working drawings, including dimensions, details, cut-sheets and product information, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-277
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-410
Address: 3019 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to rear elevation and rear yard - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including in-fill at courtyard, window and door openings, removal of garden wall perpendicular to rear facade, roof-top mechanical equipment, and new basement entrance areaway, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September 2008, PROVIDED roof top equipment is not visible, and a 6/9 operable window at rear matches existing windows with jack arches at rear of main house. Replacement of brick garden wall was not approved and was deleted from this concept application. Recommend consultation with arborist to protect historic elm tree at corner of property from impact of proposed work. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, cut-sheets for windows and doors, and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-278
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-411
Address: 1319 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to side openings and dormers - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to dormers, bay window and front door, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September and 2 October 2008, PROVIDED planter is extended to south property line at alley. Alterations to front facade for a false top were not approved and were deleted from this concept application. File new submission of working drawings, with details, dimensions, and cut-sheets for windows and doors, and product information, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-280
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-413
Address: 3007 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New rear porch and side basement entry - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept application superseded by concept application under case O.G. 08-321.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-286
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-419
Address: 3268 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Two story rear addition, basement, portico, fence - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations and additions as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 October 2008, which indicates windows rather than French doors at rear facade. Recommend study of two windows rather than one on side wall of addition. No objection to concept of razing existing shed, which must be applied for permit review at the same time as permit for addition. File new submission of complete set of working drawings, including dimensions, details, cut-sheets and product information, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-292
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-425
Address: 1211 Potomac Street, NW
Owner(s): Philly Pizza & Grill -
Description: Alteration to first floor window and door, roof mechanical equipment - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. Request new submission of accurate, detailed and dimensioned drawings for proposed alterations to storefront with cut-sheets for door and window, with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-296
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-429
Address: 3345 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows on side wall, French door and screen door with louvers, alterations to rear facade to lower sills of windows behind a 9-ft high garden wall and fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear facade, replacement windows and door, and for front screen door. Submitted materials are not sufficient for permit review. File separate submission of complete and accurate drawings, including elevation drawings, details, dimensions, and cut-sheets for replacement windows, new doors, and screen door, with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-297
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-432
Address: 3250 Jones Court, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replace windows with vinyl windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed aluminum clad wood windows and aluminum doors as documented in supplemental specifications submitted 8 October 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-298
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-436
Address: 1605 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to window/door opening at rear, deck - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for alterations to window and door openings on rear facade, and rear deck which, as proposed, are inappropriate to the historic building.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-299
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-445
Address: 1045 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New window openings on north wall - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to enlarge top floor window opening and for new window /skylight openings. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-301
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-458
Address: 2710 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Steps on public space facing Poplar Lane, alterations to back yard and areas under deck - existing - Permit and Public Space Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that work was completed prior to review and without a permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for concrete steps at rear on public space facing Poplar lane, which, as built, are inappropriate to the historic district. File new submission of detailed drawings for brick steps, with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Existing steps must be removed no later than 31 December 2008.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-303
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-467
Address: 1250 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Ed Hardy -
Description: Replacement storefront, signs, light fixtures - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront as shown in supplemental drawings dated 8 October and 20 October 2008 which indicate true-divided-lite 2/2 wood windows on second floor; new shutters that are sized appropriately to the windows; minimum size light fixtures with no more than 14-inch projection; sign composed of aluminum letters no taller than 8-inches high reading Ed Hardy” only, pin-mounted to wall on mortar joints; and new glazing on the storefront. Alterations to storefront are contingent on windows being replaced to be in-keeping with plate glass and historically accurate. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-304
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-468
Address: 1111 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Coverings Etc -
Description: Doubled sided banner with lights at alley, doors - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for lighted doubled sided banner, with 9-inch high lettering for "Coverings Etc," and full height Hope's doors as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 September 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-305
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-469
Address: 3217 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Marvelous Market -
Description: Alterations: new signs, light fixtures, roof terrace, railing - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design proposal to refurbish exterior of building and site as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 October 2008. Drawings indicate roof terrace only accessible via new door at rear. 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. 08-306
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-470
Address: 1237 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Puma -
Description: Back-lit sign and existing light fixtures on facade - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of back-lit letters and logo to match approved sign and location over entry doors (see case O.G. 05- 094) as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 October 2008. Existing light fixtures illuminating facade were installed without review or permit, were NOT approved, and must be removed no later than 30 November 2008 with brick patched to match original condition. Yellow awning over side door was installed contrary to approved design under case O.G. 07-032 and must be removed and replaced with approved awning no later than 31 December 2008. Recommend inside of door that remains open is painted to match exterior. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-307
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-471
Address: 3206 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Neyla Restaurant -
Description: Alterations for LED Imagic weave display - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for alterations for LED Imagic Weave Display which is inappropriate to historic district.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-308
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-472
Address: 3139 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Old Glory -
Description: Enlarge projecting sign - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed replacement projecting sign. Size of existing sign was approved under case O.G. 02-205 and should not be changed. Recommend light fixtures not over entry door sign be removed and maintenance of building be kept up.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-309
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-473
Address: 3218 M Street, NW
Owner(s): J. Paul's Restaurant -
Description: Flags - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed flagpoles which are inappropriate to this historic building.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-310
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-474
Address: 1218 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Third Edition -
Description: Projecting sign - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed projecting sign which is inappropriate to this historic building and the historic district. Existing wall mounted sign is more in-keeping with character of storefront. Recommend remnants of previously existing, but not approved, awnings on upper floor windows be removed.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-311
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-475
Address: 3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - MedStar Hospital CCC
Description: Air handler on roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed penthouse enclosure of roof top mechanical equipment and air handler unit. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-312
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-476
Address: 3307 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Lumas -
Description: Sign on transom - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed non-illuminated sign on transom with letters no taller than 5–inches high reading "Lumas" as shown in supplemental drawings dated 16 October 2008 which indicate sign limited to transom and not covering the corner post. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-313
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-477
Address: 3019 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Front elevation alterations - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair work and alterations to front of building, including storm windows, louvered fence around new condensers, metal grilles at basement windows and vent on side wall as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 September 2008, PROVIDED vent is painted black or to match brick color. Note is made that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-314
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-478
Address: 3235 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Office/Commercial -
Description: Alterations to front facade for new window - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for alterations to the window openings on first floor of front facade for a larger opening, which, as proposed, would adversely impact on the historic building and remove original historic fabric. Existing configuration contributes to the character of the historic district and must be retained.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-315
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-479
Address: 1657 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Dumbarton Courts Condominiums -
Description: Replace selected windows to match original, repair windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair, restoration and/or replacement of windows to match profile and detailing of existing true-divided-light single pane wood windows. Original historic windows on the front facade and within the stucco-faced section of the building must be evaluated and repaired when possible, prior to considering replacement. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-317
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-481
Address: 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Four Seasons Hotel -
Description: Temporary lobby - existing - Permit – revision to permit (Reviewed: 1 May 2008 - OG 08-175)

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the awning covering the driveway and the temporary lobby were constructed not complying with approved design. No objection to issuance of permit for temporary installation of awning over drop-off driveway and for temporary lobby. Existing work must be removed no later than 31 January 2009 and area returned to original condition. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-318
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-482
Address: 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Four Seasons Hotel -
Description: Alterations to rear window for air intake louvers, roof mechanical equipment - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to approved design including louvers within glazed opening facing Canal and roof top mechanical equipment, PROVIDED roof equipment will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Louvers will match the dark bronze anodized window frame. Addition of brick chimney was deleted from scope of proposed work. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-319
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-483
Address: 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Four Seasons Hotel - Bourbon Steak
Description: Sign on clock tower - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of back-lit sign composed of 6-inch high bronze letters reading "Bourbon Steak" to match existing Four Seasons sign. No additional signs will be approved on the clock tower. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-320
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-484
Address: 2811 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement shutters from louvers to paneled - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed replacement of shutters with wood paneled shutters using existing hardware. File new submission of detailed drawings, including dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-321
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-485
Address: 3007 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to rear, terrace, replacement roof, landscaping, retaining walls, wood fence, skylights, basement entrance, relocating dormer - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design proposal to refurbish exterior of building and site as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 October 2008. Drawings indicate relocated dormer and new deck at rear and existing driveway to not accommodate side-by-side parking. 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. 08-322
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-486
Address: 3000 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New brick garden wall at rear to replace wood fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 7-ft high brick garden wall located at property line as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 October 2008. The placement of the wall on public space was not approved and was deleted from this permit application. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-323
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-487
Address: 3251 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Prospect Place -
Description: 3rd fl balcony, two rooftop condensers with screen, plaza repaving, skylights - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to Prospect Place, including relocation of mechanical equipment and metal louvered screen on top of stair tower, four flat skylights, and repaving of plaza as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 October 2008 which indicate louvers relocated to plane of brick wall. Louvers must be painted flat grey. Balcony at third floor level was NOT approved and was deleted from this permit application. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-324
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-488
Address: 3251 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Prospect Place -
Description: Alterations to storefront and new window openings along N St., one-story addition within courtyard - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to building on N Street, including new window openings on side walls to match detailing of existing, and one-story courtyard addition at lower level as shown in supplemental drawings dated 8 October 2008, which indicate brick piers on glass wall of in-fill. Alterations to N Street building for new storefront were NOT approved and were deleted from this permit application. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 08-330
HPA Number: H.P.A. 08-494
Address: 2903 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear garden wall - Permit--revision

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed brick garden wall and gate as shown in drawings dated 16 September 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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Last Modified: October 31, 2008