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Old Georgetown Appendix
16 September 2010

OG Number: O.G. 10-097
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-171
Address: 2511 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Rock Creek Gardens West -
Description: Alterations to replacement windows, remove canopy - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that replacement windows were installed prior to review or permit. Returned without Action. Case has been inactive for a period of time. Submitted materials for proposed alterations to replacement windows are insufficient for permit review. Request a mock-up installation of proposed alterations at the corner and triple windows conditions for review. File a new submission no later than the 14 October 2010 deadline for review by the Old Georgetown Board at its 4 November 2010 meeting.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-106
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-192
Address: 3014 Dent Place, NW
Owner(s): Dent Place Condominiums -
Description: Rooftop antennas, dish and cabinet for ClearWire - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for roof top stealth-screened sled mounted antennas and cabinet as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 May 2010 and during 28 July 2010 site visit PROVIDED installation meets the 1:1 set back. Dish antenna was deleted from this permit application.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-161
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-289
Address: 1815 and 1825 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Alterations and additions, new building - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept for massing and planning for proposed new building at 1825 Wisconsin Ave. and for alterations to existing building at 1815 Wisconsin Ave. as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 August 2010. Recommend further study of facade treatments. File new submission of concept design drawings with concept application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-186
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-327
Address: 1624 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Remove front porch, replace steps and portico - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed demolition of front porch and replacement with proposed smaller porch. The porch is an integral feature of the original design of this house, part of a group of buildings including the adjacent rowhouses on 30th Street and two rowhouses on Cambridge Place, NW, all built in 1909. The porch is a contributing element to the historic character of the building, the row, and the Old Georgetown Historic District. Recommend reconstruction of porch to its original condition, replacing non-historic elements, repairing historic elements, and replicating details as required. See previous recommendation against the concept design for the removal of the porch reviewed as case O.G. 10-158 (H.P.A. 10-286).

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OG Number: O.G. 10-192
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-333
Address: 1525 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Mixed-use retail/residential -
Description: Alterations and demolition of rear wall and ell, 2-story rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Permit application submission was superseded by Concept submission under case O.G. 10-229.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-204
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-368
Address: 1611 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement casement windows at the rear as shown in supplemental drawings dated 31 August 2010. 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. 10-205
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-369
Address: 1337 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rooftop solar panels - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted supplemental drawings dated 28 September 2010 and a site visit of 17 August 2010 indicate that proposed installation of solar panels flat on the roof will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the installation made during DCRA technical review that would make the solar panels visible from public thoroughfare must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-207
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-372
Address: 3261 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Replace awning/sign for Tuscany cafe – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the awning and signs were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing awning and signs for Tuscany cafe which are not appropriate to the character of the historic building and must be removed along with existing neon lights on transom and windows no later than 30 November 2010.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-208
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-373
Address: 3427 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Metal fence and gates, brick pavers at parking pad - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including extension of fence and new gates to match detailing of existing fence, and brick paving of parking pad and driveway. Existing planting beds along the perimeter will remain. 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. 10-209
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-374
Address: 1665 35th Street, NW (also known as 3427 Reservoir Road, NW)
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New window openings, wood shutters - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed window openings and replacement windows on first floor with single-hung single-glazed wood windows with 7/8" muntins, to match detail, profile and configuration of existing windows on second floor, and for replacement wood shutters, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 August and 15 September 2010 which indicate relocation of entrance door to align with second floor window on 35th Street facade. 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. 10-210
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-375
Address: 1855 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Alterations to storefront for Unleashed by Petco - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront, including sliding doors, new storefront system, and the application of a film to block shop windows. Recommend working with existing storefront system. Visibility through shop windows, an integral feature of the approved design for the new building, must be retained unobstructed.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-211
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-377
Address: 1609 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Fence and gate on side yard – in progress - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the installation of the fence and gate was initiated prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed vertical board cedar fence and gate to screen mechanical equipment as shown in supplemental drawing dated 7 September 2010 which indicate a 5-ft high fence with 1-ft set back from the front wall of the building. Fence and gate must be painted or stained light gray. 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. 10-214
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-383
Address: 2922 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replace front stoop - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of front stoop with a new wood landing and metal railings. Historic railing around areaway will be repaired. 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. 10-215
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-384
Address: 1665 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Mixed-use commercial/residential -
Description: 2-story rear addition - Permit/concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2010 indicate that proposed 2-story rear addition will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: Projecting sign on storefront was installed without review or permit and must be submitted for review no later than the 14 October 2010 deadline for the Old Georgetown Board meeting on 4 November 2010.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-216
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-385
Address: 3221 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Sign and awnings for Barbour - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of 12-inch-high pin-mounted back-lit letters reading "Barbour" and for two black woven fabric awnings with 4-inch-high lettering on valances as shown in drawings dated 20 August 2010. 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. 10-217
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-387
Address: 3150 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: New stairs and replacement stairs, alterations to door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new stairs and alterations to door, and for repair/replacement-in-kind of existing stairs as shown in supplemental drawings dated 2 September 2010 which indicate removal of louver and alignment of head of new door opening with transom bar of existing door. Awnings were submitted under separate application under case OG 10-218. 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. 10-219
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-387
Address: 3254 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 7 ft high cedar replacement fence to match design of fence at opposite property line. Fence must be 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. 10-220
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-388
Address: 1223 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to rear, replacement windows, rooftop mechanical equipment - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear, including French doors and glazing at lower level, new window opening at first floor level, replacement windows at rear PROVIDED half screens are used, and rooftop mechanical equipment PROVIDED equipment is located where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. 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. 10-221
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-390
Address: 1353-55 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Alterations to rear balconies for egress stairs - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear balconies, including replacement decking, metal railings and new egress 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. 10-222
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-390
Address: 1424 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Sign for Aashik – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the sign was installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing non-illuminated sign composed of 12-inch-high letters reading Aashik PROVIDED existing light fixture and exposed electric conduit is removed no later than 31 October 2010.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-223
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-391
Address: 1237 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Sign for Madewell - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for vinyl lettering "Madewell" sign with 13-inch tall "M" to be applied to single light transom as indicated in drawings dated 13 August 2010. 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. 10-224
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-392
Address: 2901 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Wachovia -
Description: Replacement ATM and sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Location of ATM is inside interior vestibule. Work to be interior work only.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-225
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-393
Address: 2913 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear addition at 2nd floor level, alterations - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations and rear addition at 2nd floor level PROVIDED wood lattice / louver screen is added to the side opening on balcony and that bathroom window is not altered. Recommend further study to replace bay window at lower level with windows that are more compatible with new work. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-225
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-393
Address: 2913 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear addition at 2nd floor level, alterations - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations and rear addition at 2nd floor level PROVIDED wood lattice / louver screen is added to the side opening on balcony and that bathroom window is not altered. Recommend further study to replace bay window at lower level with windows that are more compatible with new work. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-226
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-394
Address: 3319 Cady's Alley, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Alterations for new shop window - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations at courtyard for new shop window. 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. 10-227
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-395
Address: 3338 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Back-lit sign for City Sports - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed back-lit sign composed of two liens of 12-inch high letters reading "City Sports". File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Comission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-228
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-396
Address: 1675 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: One-story rear addition, sign for Aesthetica and light fixture in front - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition, or for painted sign reading "Aesthetica" or for light fixture above entry door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 September 2010 which show air intake louver relocated on rear wall. 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. 10-229
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-397
Address: 1525 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Mixed-use retail/residential -
Description: 2-story rear addition, new front and rear dormer, alterations to storefront, rear alterations - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for alterations to storefront; 6-panel wood door and repair of leaded glass transom at residential entrance. No objection to general concept of new front dormer with pediment and new standing seam Met-Fab historic panel roofing. No objection to general concept of rear shed dormer pulled back from existing rear masonry wall, provided EIFS is not used and balcony is deleted; and of masonry opening alterations at rear. No objection to general concept of one-story rear addition connecting to two-story rear addition, provided EIFS is not used. Recommend preservation of existing brick rear stair/wall. File new submission of design development drawings with concept application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-231
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-399
Address: 1687 32nd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Two-story rear addition - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed 2-story rear addition. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, cut sheets, and site work, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-232
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-400
Address: 3056 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Awning for Thunder Burger and Bar and sign scheme - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the awning and signs were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing awning and signs which are not appropriate to the character of the historic building and must be removed, as well as the decals on windows no later than 30 November 2010. File new submission of dimensioned and detailed drawings for woven fabric shed awning with lettering reading Thunder Burger and Bar limited to the 12-inch-high valance and one menu box only. Note: existing light fixtures illuminating the facade were not approved and must be removed no later than 30 November 2010. Recommend paint over pickled brick on first floor storefront, which, as existing, is not appropriate to the historic building and district.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-233
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-401
Address: 3265 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Gate - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new 6-ft high gate or for option to replace fence to match existing at rear with new gate. 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. 10-234
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-402
Address: 2707 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: 3-story rear addition, alterations to front door and stairs - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed two-story rear addition or to re-opening of front door at first floor level. Recommend additional research to find original details and study of straight stairs to side of new entrance. Recommend replacement of aluminum siding and metal shutters with wood siding and shutters. File new submission of working drawing, including details, dimensions, and cut-sheets, with permit application for rear addition for review by the Commission. File new submission of historical background and details for work in front of house for concept review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-235
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-403
Address: 3200 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations to rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 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. 10-236
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-404
Address: 3307 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Sign scheme and alterations for CB2 - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for alterations and sign scheme including new storefront entrance and glazing, decorative grilles in front of existing granite base, alterations to loading dock at rear, rails for new sign reading CB2 above entrance, and for parking sign on Bank St provided letters are no taller than 12 inches high. Recommend AGAINST proposed projecting banner. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-237
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-405
Address: 1626 32nd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: 1-story rear addition, replacement windows - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed one-story rear addition and replacement of second floor windows with casements as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 August 2010. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and cut-sheets, for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-238
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-406
Address: 3050 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Fire escape ladder – existing, replace railing on roof deck - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the fire escape ladder was installed prior to final review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing ladder and enclosure and for proposed replacement of the existing railing on lower level roof deck with a wood railing with traditional detailing as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 August 2010. 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. 10-239
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-407
Address: 1513 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit to add a second story to an existing rear addition, laying up new face brick as required, replacing 6/6 windows with 2/2 windows, cutting one sill to accommodate a door, relocating condenser units to main roof and installing new metal roofs as indicated in drawings dated 19 August 2010. 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. 10-240
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-408
Address: 3140 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations, replacement windows, fence, rooftop mechanical equipment - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear, replacement wood single-hung windows, rooftop mechanical equipment PROVIDED it is located where it is not visible from public thoroughfare, and fence around partial rear yard as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 September 20102010 which indicate replacement of vinyl windows on frame portion of building with wood windows to match rear. 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. 10-241
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-409
Address: 1601 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear staircase, HVAC on roof, terrace - existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing metal stair at rear, for proposed patio at rear yard PROVIDED it is laid on a sand and gravel base for permeability and for brick paving on walkway from sidewalk at front entrance PROVIDED concrete curb is retained and protected during construction. Rooftop mechanical equipment was relocated to where it would not be visible from public thoroughfare. No work on front stairs and landing, which must be retained as existing, is included in this permit application.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-242
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-410
Address: 3142 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New masonry garden walls, rear doors at garage - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new and replacement garden walls at rear to match existing and for rear alterations to garage door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 9 September 2010. 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. 10-243
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-411
Address: 3142 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Alterations: raise roof, dormer, cupola, garage door, shutters - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including new roof and mechanical equipment well over east wing, wood shutters on street facade, electrical light fixtures by entrance door, rear shed dormer over garage, cupola and garage door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 9 September 2010. 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. 10-246
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-415
Address: 2912 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear deck - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2010 indicate that proposed construction of rear deck will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-247
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-415
Address: 1300 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: One-story rear addition - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed one-story addition as indicated in drawings dated 20 August 2010. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-249
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-417
Address: 3509 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows, alterations - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Proposed replacement of windows was deleted from this permit application. All other work is interior work. Existing vinyl windows were installed without review or permit. File new submission of detailed drawings, photographs and cut-sheets for proposed replacement of vinyl windows with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-251
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-419
Address: 1411 36th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Stairs and landing – in progress - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2010 indicate that proposed stairs and landing at rear, now under construction, will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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Last Modified: October 1, 2010