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Old Georgetown Appendix
18 June 2009

OG Number: O.G. 07-127
HPA Number: H.P.A. 07-193
Address: 1645 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Teren – Residential -
Description: New house (on Williams-Addison House lot), garage alterations and site alterations - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept case has been inactive for a period of time.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-045
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-067
Address: 3017 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Light fixtures, landscape illumination - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that pole-mounted gas fixtures and landscape illumination were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed wall-mounted light fixtures no taller than 22-inches high at either side of entry door as shown in supplemental information dated 4 June 2009. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing landscape illumination which is excessive and out of character to the historic building and the district. No objection to step lights and up-lights to ONLY one tree to either side of stairs behind the garden fence, and to sculpture and path lighting on side yard as shown in red-lined supplemental drawings dated 20 May 2009 PROVIDED no light source is visible. Pole-mounted gas lanterns and additional landscape light fixtures, which were not approved and were deleted from this permit application, must be removed no later than 31 August 2009. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-065
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-105
Address: 1203 Potomac Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Projecting sign on M St facade at 2nd floor level for Vivvy's Nails - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for projecting sign reading "Vivvy's Nails" mounted on second floor of M St facade as proposed, which is inappropriate to this historic building. There is no objection to the issuance of a permit for a projecting sign mounted on and perpendicular to the Potomac St facade where entrance to business is located. All existing signs on second floor windows were not approved and must be removed no later than 31 August 2009.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-087
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-139
Address: 3422 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to masonry openings and new roof line - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept case for alterations to masonry openings and new roof line was withdrawn by written request of applicant.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-211
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-174
Address: 1510 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Sign on awning for Hard Wear – existing - Permit – color samples

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that sign was installed and awning was painted prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for sign reading "Hard Wear" on valance PROVIDED awning is painted black as indicated by applicant. LO.G.o on slope of awning was not approved as has been removed. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit. All work must be completed no later than 31 August 2009.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-212
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-175
Address: 3240 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Sign for Salon l'eau, light fixtures – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the sign and light fixtures were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for sign reading "Salon l'eau" as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 May 2009 and for existing light fixtures. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-213
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-176
Address: 1426 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Mixed-use -
Description: Light fixtures on facade – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that light fixtures were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing light fixtures on the second floor level to illuminate facade which have an adverse impact on the character of the historic district. Light fixtures must be removed no later than 31 August 2009 and the brick repaired to original condition.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-214
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-178
Address: 1231 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement front windows and door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows with double hung 2/2 single glazed insulated wood window sashes with 1 1/4-inch true-divided-lite muntin, new sash cords and half-screens, to match neighbor's windows, which are more historically accurate to this house, with half-screens; and for replacement four panel wood door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 June and 27 May 2009 respectively. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-215
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-179
Address: 1520 26th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Permit application for replacement windows was withdrawn by written request of applicant dated 16 June 2009. Applicant will repair existing windows.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-230
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-209
Address: 3327 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: 1-story rear addition, entrance canopy - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for proposed front portico and one-story rear addition with roof deck. Recommend retention of width of masonry openings for doors and transom window, removal of existing pole mounted gas fixtures and spot lights, and vertical proportions for glass lites. Proposed trellis was not approved. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-232
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-211
Address: 3020 Cambridge Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear parking pad off alley - Concept – revised design options

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for rear parking pad off alley, PROVIDED motorized gate is installed to remain closed at all times, increase in landscaping beds with removal of shed, fence on east side on top of brick knee wall to be painted or stained. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, cut-sheets and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. This recommendation is applicable to this case only and is not to be construed that future proposals for other parking pads for the alley where it becomes narrower will be approved.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-241
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-224
Address: 3007 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Widening of driveway - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed widening of driveway to 9 ft wide reusing salvaged existing brick and new brick to match as shown in supplemental drawings dated 26 May 2009. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, grading and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Parking pad in front of house was not approved and was deleted from application.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-242
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-233
Address: 1238 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Mixed-use commerical/office -
Description: Replacement windows, screen for roof top HVAC - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of windows at second floor with insulated wood double-hung windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 26 May 2009 which indicate no screens are proposed. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit. Screen for rooftop mechanical equipment over one-story wing was deleted from this permit application by applicant. File new submission of detailed drawings with permit application for screen for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-243
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-235
Address: 1306 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to rear, remove chimney - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 20 May 2009 indicate that alterations to rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-244
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-236
Address: 3136 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement fence on side and rear yards - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement 7-ft high vertical board fence as shown in supplemental drawings dated 2 June 2009 which indicate that supports will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Fence must be stained or painted. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-245
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-239
Address: 1409 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of window sashes on front facade with single hung 2/2 true-divided-lite with 1 3/8-inch muntin wood window sashes with half screens as shown in supplemental drawings dated 26 June 2009 which indicate wood insert to hide lower track. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-246
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-240
Address: 1671 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Sign for Georgetown Birdcage - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign reading "Georgetown Birdcage" as shown in supplemental drawings dated 4 June 2009 which indicate 16-inch x 68-inch sign panel. Sign to be located above shop window and aligning with clapboard. No other sign to be hung from existing bracket. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-247
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-242
Address: 3247 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement fence at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Proposed replacement of existing fence at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-249
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-247
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - 37th and N Sts
Description: Alterations to Alumni Square for louvered vents - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations for ventilation louvers and removal of metal sliding gate at Alumni Square. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-250
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-260
Address: 3103 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear side addition to replace covered porch - Permit – re-submission

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new covered porch addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 10 June 2009 PROVIDED planting bed to west of porch is installed on grade as shown in architectural drawings to reduce amount of impervious surface and match previously approved design. See previous cases O.G. 08-076 and O.G. 08-332. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit. Note that gas light fixtures next to the garage door and an electric light fixture above the arched gate were installed without review or permit and are not part of this application. File new submission of cut-sheets for light fixtures with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-251
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-262
Address: 2713 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the rear fence was installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing 6 ft high vertical board wood fence at rear PROVIDED it is painted or stained. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-252
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-264
Address: 3279 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Chevy Chase Bank -
Description: Alterations to door for ATM and projecting sign – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the ATM and projecting sign were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing ATM for Chevy Chase Bank. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for projecting sign which must be removed no later than 31 August 2009. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-253
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-265
Address: 2812 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of roof PROVIDED painted hand-fabricated standing seam tin roof is installed. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-255
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-267
Address: 1247 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Projecting banner with logo for Polo/Ralph Lauren - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed large projecting banner sign with lO.G.o for "Polo" which is not appropriate to this historic building and the historic district.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-256
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-268
Address: 1500 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Alterations to repair niche on facade - Permit – revision to permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to approved design as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 May 2009 which indicate repair of original niche and new transom window. Request mock up of color selection before whole building is painted.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-257
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-269
Address: 1425 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Two-story rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition to replace one-story addition. Working drawings conform to previously approved design. See previous Recommendation (O.G. 09-046). Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-259
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-271
Address: 3327 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Foundation to grade for 1-story rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed foundation to grade for 1-story rear addition which received general concept approval in separate review under case O.G. 09-230. Applicant takes the risk that any future revisions to the design under permit application and review process may impact on foundation work.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-260
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-272
Address: 3147 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Projecting sign for Madeline Wade Hair Style - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 15-inch by 30-inch projecting sign reading "Madeline Wade" installed at second floor level between window shutter and recess above entrance door to business on second floor as shown in supplemental drawings dated 3 June 2009. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit. The Commission requests property owner to properly maintain historic building, including painting exterior wall facades.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-261
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-273
Address: 3331 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows on front facade - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows on front facade with aluminum casement windows as shown in Alternate #1 of supplemental drawings dated 26 May 2009 which indicate 4 11/16-inch mullion. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-262
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-274
Address: 3257 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Demolition of rear 2-story frame structure - Permit – revision to permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed razing of historic frame construction which has lost structural integrity and for reconstruction as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 June 2009 to match previously approved design for alterations under case OG 08-333. Recommend re-using salvaged original materials where possible. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit. Removal and reconstruction of west brick wall at second floor level, which requires additional information for review, was not approved and was deleted from this permit submission by applicant. File new submission of detailed drawings and specific process for proposed work on brick wall with separate permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-263
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-275
Address: 3257 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Excavation, foundation, underpinning work and new basement addition - Permit – revision to permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed excavation of basement, foundation and underpinning work, in coordination with new basement addition PROVIDED exposed foundation wall at areaway is faced in brick as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 June 2009 which indicate smaller footprint for areaway and brick stairs. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-264
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-276
Address: 1691 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alteration to masonry opening for new louvered doors at garage structure - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to masonry opening for new wood louvered door and ventilation panel as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 May 2009. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design 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. 09-265
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-279
Address: 1611 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Remove thru-the-wall grilles, fill-in with brick to match - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed removal of thru-the-wall ventilation grilles and repair of brick walls to match original condition.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-265
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-279
Address: 1611 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Remove thru-the-wall grilles, fill-in with brick to match - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed removal of thru-the-wall grilles and repair of brick walls by in-filling of openings with new brick to match pattern and dimensions of existing brick and mortar joints.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-270
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-295
Address: 1607 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement fence at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 June 2009 indicate that proposed replacement fence at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the DC Historic preservation Review Board.

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Last Modified: July 1, 2009