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Old Georgetown Appendix
20 January 2011

OG Number: O.G. 10-144
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-260
Address: 2720 O Street, NW, a.k.a. 2718 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: New building - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept application for proposed new building has been inactive for a period of time.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-197
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-338
Address: 3100 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Rear addition at second floor level, alterations - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept application for proposed rear addition has been inactive for a period of time.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-202
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-343
Address: 1080 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown Park Condominiums -
Description: Stealth screen for new antenna and roof top equipment installation - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed rooftop installation of three cellular antenna sectors for Sprint and cabinet platform surrounded by a stealth screen as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 December 2010 and photo simulations dated 6 January 2011. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, and material samples with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 10-262
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-469
Address: 1652 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement stairs and reface stoop with slate - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to replace stairs and reface stoop with slate which will match existing conditions on adjoining property at 1650 29th St. NW as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 December 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. 10-264
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10-471
Address: 1237 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Oversized sign above 2nd floor for Madewell - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for 2'-tall pin-mounted sign at second story as proposed. Note is made that additional signs were applied to storefront prior to review or permit. File new submission of detailed drawings for any revisions to the approved design of the sign scheme (see case O.G. 10-223) for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 11-014
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-017
Address: 3050 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Hurt Home -
Description: Alterations for condominiums, partial demolition - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for proposed partial demolition of rear additions and for alterations to the window and door openings. Recommend further study of the window placement on rear facade after selective demolition, of the placement of skylights where they will not be visible from any public thoroughfare, of the stair enclosure and roof deck, and of the alley widening. Recommend repair of the original historic windows on the front facade up to the cornice. No roof top antennas are proposed nor will they be appropriate to the character of this historic building. File new submission of design development drawings, including landscape plan, arborist report, historic precedent findings for window openings from selective demolition at the rear, terraces, alley, etc with concept application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 11-020
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-025
Address: 1803 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Awning and sign for Next Day Blinds - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for replacement shed awning covered with black woven fabric with open sides extending no more than 1'-4" from edge of window and door, and to lettering on valance reading "Next Day Blinds" and logo on shed as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 and 21 January 2011, which match design scheme of adjacent storefront at 1805 Wisconsin Ave. A single awning is appropriate in this case due to the different placement of the heads of the window and door. No new light fixtures are included in 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. 11-021
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-026
Address: 1803 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Alterations to storefront - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to window openings on south facade, including bricked-in window openings with recessed panel to match existing brick and retention of cast stone heads and sills, replacement service doors at rear, and removal of exposed electric conduits and light fixtures over windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 January 2011, which indicate replacement of front door to match existing. Replacement of multi-light shop window was NOT approved and was deleted from this permit application. No new light fixtures are included in 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. 11-037
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-057
Address: 3268 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Garage structure at rear – in progress - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that construction of carport at rear alley extended beyond the scope of work of the approved design (see case O.G. 10-034). No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations as shown in supplemental drawings dated 5 January 2011 which indicate mahogany garage door and trim centered between brick piers. 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. 11-045
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-067
Address: 2715 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: 2-Story rear addition - Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for two-story brick rear addition with second story 7' less deep than first floor as shown in supplemental plans dated 22 December 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. 11-049
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-083
Address: 1243 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement windows – existing - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that replacement windows were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing replacement wood windows in this case because the new windows replaced windows that were not original and are similar to the windows in the row of five houses, all of which are replacement windows that do not match the original condition. 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. 11-052
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11---
Address: 3229 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Sign scheme for Tommy - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for Tommy, including back-lit sign composed of 5-inch-high letters on sign panel above red-painted door, recovering of existing awnings with new woven fabric, and lettering on valance of awning above large storefront window ONLY as shown in red-lined supplemental drawings dated 21 December 2010 which indicate lettering on smaller awning, which was not approved, is deleted. Lettering on side panels was not approved. 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. 11-053
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11---
Address: 2809 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Porch enclosure at side - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed enclosure of porch at rear as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 December 2010 which indicate glazing pattern to match existing window system. 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. 11-055
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11---
Address: 3207 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial / office -
Description: Replacement windows—2nd and 3rd floors - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement sash at second and third floor levels with 2/2 wood insulated windows with 1 inch true-divided-muntins, sized to fit the original masonry opening, which are more historically appropriate to the building than the existing 6/6 windows, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 December 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. 11-056
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11---
Address: 3233-35 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Retail -
Description: Sign scheme for All Saints - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for "All Saints" lighted sign above entrance, gilded lettering on show windows, and "All Saints Spitalfields" sign, painted to match brick, above third floor as shown in drawings dated 17 December 2010; stone lintels not to be painted. 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. 11-058
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-086
Address: 1805 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Awning and sign scheme for Sherwin-Williams Paints - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for replacement shed awning covered with blue woven fabric with open sides extending no more than 1'-4" from edge of windows and with lettering on valance reading "Sherwin-Williams Paints" as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 January 2011, which matches design scheme of adjacent storefront at 1803 Wisconsin Ave. A single awning is appropriate in this case due to the different placement of the heads of windows and door. 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. 11-059
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-087
Address: 1645 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence - (Williams Addison, Oak Crest, Friendly Estate)
Description: New two-car garage - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-car garage off Avon Lane as shown in drawings dated 17 December 2010 which indicate a garage footprint no wider than 23-ft wide, located as far east as possible, built with Helical Piers footers with structural grade beam no deeper than 6-in below grade to protect mature specimen oak tree which, as part of the historical landscape, contributes to the character of the historic landmark property. Permit application is a resubmission of an approved design (see case O.G. 08-179). Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 11-063
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-091
Address: 3142 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Replacement roof - existing - Revision to permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the replacement of the roof exceeded the scope of the approved design (see O.G. 10-243) and was initiated prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for replacement standing seam metal roof over 1961 garage and on east wing in association with approved alterations to roof slope. New roof must match details of original standing seam metal roof. 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. 11-064
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-092
Address: 1687 32nd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Two-story rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 January 2011 which indicate cedar siding to match existing. 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. 11-066
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-094
Address: 3212 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial -
Description: Display window - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed display window on party wall which is not appropriate to the character of the historic building to which it is attached and to the historic district.

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OG Number: O.G. 11-067
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-095
Address: 3122 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Addition of dormer at rear - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new dormer at rear as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 December 2010 which indicate roof of shed dormer starts below ridge of existing roof. 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. 11-069
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-097
Address: 1516 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Partial demolition, 2-story rear addition with basement - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed partial demolition of rear additions and new 2-story rear addition with basement as shown in supplemental drawings dated 5 January 2011 which indicate reconstruction of quoins at the corners of the historic building and relocation of gate on driveway to be closer to the front of the building, provided half screens are used rather than full screens which were not approved. Proposed mechanical equipment on roof must be 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. 11-071
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11-099
Address: 1621 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence -
Description: Bay window, new window openings, alterations to garage - Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including window wells, bay window, new window openings, new cornice dentils and replacement windows and doors as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 January 2011 which indicate all wood windows with 3/4-inch muntins, and for proposed alterations to entry door and surround, new areaway for basement entrance stairs, skylight and brick garden walls, which 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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Last Modified: January 28, 2011