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Old Georgetown Appendix
19 November 2009

OG Number: O.G. 09-318
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-356
Address: 3314 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows, alterations for screened rear porch, and roof top HVAC - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including rear screened porch, roof top mechanical equipment (where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare, and replacement window sashes as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 November 2009, which indicate 1/1 insulated wood windows sized to fit masonry opening and matching dimensions, profile and details of original windows. Recommend covering upper sash’s exposed track with wood insert to match historical appearance. 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. 09-328
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-366
Address: 1517 27th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: 2-story rear addition, replacement windows - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for two-story rear addition and replacement window sashes on front facade as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 October 2009. Replacement sashes must match dimensions, profile and detailing of original sashes. Recommend use of painted brick. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details, and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-334
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-375
Address: 1075 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Lower floor level, remove brick steps - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed lowering of entry door and first floor structure. Existing fabric on street frontage must be retained as it is compatible with other entrances with stoops in the immediate context. Relationship of bottom of door with water table must be retained. See separate case O.G. 09-271 for concept review of and recommendation for other alterations and 2-story rear addition.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-337
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-403
Address: 1610 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for wood replacement windows with simulated-divided-lites with inch muntins as shown in supplemental drawings dated 27 October 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. 09-344
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-410
Address: 3212 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Partial demolition and new 2-story rear addition with basement - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for partial demolition of structures behind historic building and for 2-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 16 November 2009 which indicate reduction on the scope of the work to eliminate any work on the historic building and the area of the proposed hyphen connection to the rear addition. 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. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with separate permit application for renovation of historic building, for new fenced courtyard at front yard and for revised design for hyphen connection to the rear addition, for review by the Commission when ready. Recommend removal of metal siding to explore condition of original siding underneath prior to next review.

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OG Number: O.G. 09-350
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-419
Address: 3273 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Sign scheme, including 2 projecting signs for Lucky Brand Blue Jeans – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that signs and projecting signs were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing sign on fascia of storefront reading "Lucky Brand Blue Jeans" and for existing lettering on two glass storefront windows ONLY. Existing projecting sign was not approved and must be removed no later than 31 December 2009. Proposed projecting signs were deleted from this permit application. 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. 09-352
HPA Number: H.P.A. 09-433
Address: 3255 K Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Bike racks for Cycle Life USA on parking spaces - Public Space Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that a third blade sign and new light fixtures were installed on storefront prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of Public Space Permit for installation of bicycle racks and bollards on two parking spaces in front of Cycle Life USA PROVIDED center blade sign and light fixtures installed on storefront are removed prior to the issuance of permit and no later than 31 December 2009. Note that a hanging banner sign for store was installed across the street on column for Whitehurst Freeway and must be removed as well. 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. 10-001
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-001
Address: 1855 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Grocery store -
Description: Signs for Safeway - Permit

DRAFT RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed back-lit signs reading "Safeway" and for proposed "parking" signs. Submitted materials conform to previously approved design during review of new building under case O.G. 09-078. File new submission for signs for first floor retail with separate permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-003
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-007
Address: 3036 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Repair front facade and anchor stars - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for new wood window with 7/8" simulated divided lights per supplemental details received 9 November 2009 and new scored stucco front elevation, with metal bracing as required.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-004
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-008
Address: 1421 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to rear yard and mural on wall - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear yard including mural mounted on side wall of adjacent property at 1415 29th St. Mounting attached through mortar joints ONLY, which is a reversible installation with minimal damage to brick. Note is made that The L'Enfant trust holds an easement on the property at 1415 29th St. 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. 10-005
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-009
Address: 3008 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Sign on window for Sara's Market - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for 6" vinyl lettering reading "Dry Cleaners Alterations" for existing show window.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-006
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-010
Address: 1206 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Alterations to front facade, bay window addition on side - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept for alterations to front elevation, and new bay at north. The Commission is strongly supportive of trash consolidation at the west side to improve the appearance of the surrounding area. File new Concept application with revised design for front and side bay with the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-008
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-012
Address: 1855 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Grocery store and parking garage -
Description: Revisions to approved design for Safeway - Permit

DRAFT RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to approved design as proposed on drawings dated 16 October 2009 which reflect comments from DCRA Technical Review and do not deviate significantly from the approved design (see previous case O.G. 09-078).

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OG Number: O.G. 10-009
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-013
Address: 3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University - MedStar Hospital
Description: Oxygen Tank Courtyard, temporary installation of oxygen tanks - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revisions to approved design which, as indicated on submitted materials, will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Installation of temporary oxygen tanks on roadbed behind construction fence with scrim does not deviate from previous permit drawings (see case O.G. 08-211). Temporary installation will remain only during construction of oxygen tank courtyard, not to exceed one year. Existing wall will not be altered. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design that would make any part of the work visible must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-010
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-014
Address: 1416 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to garage for second floor - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear garage for a second floor as shown in supplemental drawings dated 16 November 2009 which indicate hand formed standing seam copper cladding above brick wall and wood windows with 7/8 inch true-divided-ligths muntins. 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. 10-011
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-015
Address: 3136-3138 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residences -
Description: Rear brick garden walls - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 20 October 2009 indicate that proposed brick garden walls will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-012
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-016
Address: 3268 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear covered parking pad off alley - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed covered parking pad off rear alley as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 October 2009. Recommend brick face on party wall to support roof. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-013
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-017
Address: 1649 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: One story rear accessory building - Concept - options

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept application for one-story accessory building / garden house and swimming pool at rear of property was withdrawn by written request of applicant.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-014
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-018
Address: 1312 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement front stoop - Public Space Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of Public Space Permit for replacement of stoop with new brick stairs to match existing stoop on adjacent building, including re-using existing 32-inch high metal railing. Note that new fanlight above door must match one on adjacent house as previously approved under case O.G. 08-273. 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. 10-015
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-019
Address: 3200 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Addition of dormers and alterations - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for alterations to entrance surround, new dormers, and window/door alterations at rear as shown in drawings dated and received 16 October 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. 10-016
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-021
Address: 1209-1211 Potomac Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Alteration to first floor window, replacement picture window – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. No graphic materials were submitted for review. See attached "Submission Requirements for Permit Review" and "Submission Requirements for Replacement Window Proposals". The Commission regrets that the work at 1209 was completed prior to review or permit. File new submission of required drawings and photographs, including details and dimensions, for all existing and proposed alterations with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready. See previous Recommendations under cases O.G. 09-302, O.G. 09-301, O.G. 09-043, O.G. 09-042, O.G. 08-292, O.G. 08-026, O.G. 08-025, and O.G. 07-213.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-017
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-022
Address: 1524 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Replacement slate roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed slate roof replacement.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-018
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-025
Address: 1011 Paper Mill Court, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New window opening at attic level - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 16 September 2009 during concept review (O.G. 09-343) indicate that proposed new window opening at attic level will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-019
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-032
Address: 1423 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residential -
Description: Replacement fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 November 2009 indicate that proposed replacement fence will not be from public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-023
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-042
Address: 1511 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Enclose porch area at basement level, addition of glass bay - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 16 September 2009 during concept review (O.G. 09-342) indicate that proposed enclosure of rear porch and new glass bay at garden level will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-026
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-051
Address: 1611 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Bank -
Description: Sign scheme for TD Bank - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revised design for two back-lit signs reading TD Bank as shown in drawings dated 10 November 2009 which indicate a metal return on the channel letter to block visibility of the light source and a white background panel. Drawings conform to previously approved design (see case O.G. 09-316).

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OG Number: O.G. 10-036
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-061
Address: 1649 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Swimming pool, patio and landscaping - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 November 2009 indicate that proposed swimming pool and alterations to rear yard, including permeable terrace and planting beds, will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-038
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-063
Address: 1337 27th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations for new French doors - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 November 2009 indicate that proposed alterations to window openings on lower level for French doors will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-041
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-066
Address: 1351 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Repair of "Georgetown" neon sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of historic neon sign reading "Georgetown" as indicated in supplemental information dated 18 November 2009 which indicate metal background for letters painted black.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-042
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-067
Address: 1351 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Roof top solar panels system - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 November 2009 indicate that proposed solar panels on roof are to be installed so that they will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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Last Modified: December 23, 2009