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Old Georgetown Appendix
16 June 2011

OG Number: O.G. 10–054
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10–106
Address: 1644 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Tudor Place –
Description: Master Preservation Plan – Concept – revised

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept application for Master Preservation Plan for Tudor Place has been inactive for an extended period of time.

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OG Number: O.G. 10–269
HPA Number: H.P.A. 10–478
Address: 3240 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: 2–story rear additions and alterations – Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for proposed two–story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 May 2011 PROVIDED horizontal cladding is used on hyphen, length of hyphen is reduced by 5'ft, and rear deck is deleted and replaced with an on–grade pervious terrace. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, landscape plan for the site, cut–sheets and product literature, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–101
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–161
Address: 3303 Cady's Alley NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Projecting banner for Alessi – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Permit application for banner was superseded by new permit application for sign scheme under case O.G. 11–180 for 3319 Cady's Alley, NW.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–127
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–200
Address: 1725 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: 1–story rear addition – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one–story rear addition at first floor level as shown in supplemental drawings dated __ June 2011 which indicate wood windows and 5/8 inch thick siding. 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. 11–143
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–223
Address: 1640 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Office building – (African Union Mission)
Description: Alterations, replacement doors, elevator overrun, sign – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Although proposed alterations were not approved as submitted, request for revisions to the design were not completed. Case has been inactive for a period of time.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–175
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–283
Address: 1687 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear and new window opening at second floor level on rear facade as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 May 2011 which indicate new single glazed window will match details of existing windows. Any new brick, mortar and mortar joints must match dimensions, color and texture of existing. Proposed replacement of windows was 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. 11–177
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–290
Address: 1524 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement and extension of rear deck – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Permit application for extension of rear deck was withdrawn by written request of applicant via email dated 19 May 2011.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–178
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–293
Address: 3347 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Mixed–use – commercial / residential
Description: Alterations, replace: windows, doors and roof deck (Fuhgetaboutit New York Pies) – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations including replacement of windows and doors as shown in supplemental drawings dated 10 June 2011 which indicate 2/2 true–divided–lites with 1 3/4 inch muntin double glazed all–wood windows to replace existing vinyl windows on second floor (which were installed not conforming to previous recommendations) PROVIDED 1 3/4 inch muntins are used. Screen fence around rooftop exhaust vents and sign were deleted from this permit application. File separate submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for sign with permit application for review by the Commission. 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. 11–179
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–294
Address: 3207 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Retail –
Description: Sign scheme for Calvin Klein, back–lit transom sign, lettering on glass – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revised sign scheme composed of halo–lit letters no taller than 12 inches high reading "Calvin Klein underwear" on a metal panel in the transom of new storefront, and for lettering no taller than 4–inches high once on each shop window as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 May 2011 which indicate opaque polished stainless–steel face on back–lit lettering. 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. 11–180
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–295
Address: 3319 Cady's Alley NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Projecting banner for Alessi, existing window graphics – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that signs were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for "Alessi" including 2'–2" x 2'–2" banner as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 May 2011 which indicate lettering no taller than 12 inches high applied to transom glass on storefront to replace larger lettering. All signs limited to lettering reading "Alessi" ONLY – listing of cities, which were not approved, must be removed no later than 31 July 2011. Bracket for banner must match bracket for existing banner for Leopold's. 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. 11–181
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–296
Address: 3320 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Sign scheme for Boffi: back–lit sign, window graphics – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that signs were installed non–conforming to approved design under case O.G. 10–185. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for "Boffi" including back–lit pin–mounted letters no taller than 7 inches high and new applied graphics on storefront window with letters no taller than 12 inches high to replace larger lettering (which was not approved) as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 May 2011. All signs limited to lettering reading "Boffi" ONLY – listing of names and cities, which were not approved, must be removed no later than 31 July 2011. 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. 11–182
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–297
Address: 1512 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to masonry openings on side wall – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to masonry openings on side wall as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 June 2011. The Commission encourages applicant to install solid wood gates aligned with front wall of house to enclose parking pad on side yard. 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. 11–183
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–298
Address: 3127 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Rear additions, alterations to garage door, transom window – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for the new iron stoop, widened garage opening, two–story brick rear addition, and one–story brick rooftop addition above existing ell as shown in drawings dated 19 May 2011. Any exterior revision required by 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. 11–184
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–300
Address: 3013 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence in Cooke's Row –
Description: Replace metal roof, repair wood cornice, soffit and brackets – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair and replacement–in–kind of wood cornice, soffit and missing bracket finials to match details and dimensions of existing. No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of metal roof with standing seam metal roof to match dimensions, detailing and hand–pressed seams of existing roof as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 May 2011. 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. 11–185
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–301
Address: 1855 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail –
Description: Temporary real estate sign for new building – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for temporary pole–mounted real estate sign for new building complex for the duration of construction. Recommend sign be lowered to no more than 2–ft above grade. Note: existing sign in front of brick wall was installed prior to review by the Commission. 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. 11–187
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–303
Address: 3245 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations for new balconies – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Proposed revision to permit for balconies and out–swing doors was withdrawn by written request of applicant.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–188
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–304
Address: 3309 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations, skylight, remove chimney – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including new skylight, replacement of window at rear and removal of chimney on side wall as shown in supplemental drawings dated 2 June 2011. 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. 11–189
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–305
Address: 3229 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Retail –
Description: Alterations to storefront, sign scheme for Athleta – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront and new cornice as shown in supplemental drawings dated __ June 2011 which indicate back–lit shield and sign composed of lettering no larger than 12 inches high reading "Athleta". No objection to the general concept of raising the height of the shop windows. File a separate submission for a revision to approved design for raising the height of the storefront windows for review by the Commission. 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. 11–190
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–306
Address: 3522 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University – Nevils Hall
Description: Repairs and replacement–to–match – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair work and replacement–to–match including metal cornices and brick lintels re–using as much salvaged material as possible with new brick, mortar and mortar joints to match dimensions, color and texture of original as shown in drawings dated 13 May 2011 which indicate repair of oriel window. Request site visit of brick mock–up samples. 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. 11–192
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–308
Address: 3333 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Sign for West Elm – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of lettering no taller than 12 inches high reading "West Elm". No other sign is proposed at this time. No objection to repainting the building and storefront. 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. 11–193
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–309
Address: 1079 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Sign for Jack Wills – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of 9 ½ inch high pin–mounted letters reading "Jack Wills". Applicant agreed to remove the light fixtures mounted to the storefront cornice and the spot lights on the 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. 11–194
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–310
Address: 1258 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail –
Description: Sign scheme for Gap / Gap Kids including signs, awnings; alterations – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations and sign scheme for "Gap / Gap Kids" as shown in Option 1 of supplemental drawings dated 19 May 2011 which indicate high awnings with lettering on valance of shorter awnings, and new bk lighting over sign with 1'–6' high lettering reading "GAP". Projecting sign and/or banner were not approved and 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. 11–196
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–312
Address: 1699 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Demolish greenhouse, new window opening – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed demolition of greenhouse and for new window opening. New wood window to match detailing and profile of existing windows with 1 1/4–inch muntin. 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. 11–197
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–313
Address: 1699 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Fence, gate, driveway and curb–cut on public space – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed work on public space in coordination with new brick driveway for new garage structure (reviewed separately under case O.G. 11–198), including reduction on width of curb–cut and brick apron to match brick on sidewalk as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 June 2011 which indicate hoop design for sliding gate to match fence detailing. Alterations to concrete driveway in front of house for new Recommend AGAINST brick pavers on existing driveway in front of house were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. Recommend returning front yard of house to a landscape setting which is more appropriate to the character of the house and the historic district. 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. 11–198
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–314
Address: 1699 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement garage structure, raze garage – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one–car garage structure that will require demolition of existing garage as shown in drawings dated 13 June 2011. Brick and mortar on new garage structure must match those on existing house. 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. 11–200
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–316
Address: 3411 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement windows – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed double–glazed insulated replacement windows which are not appropriate to this ca. 1864 historic building part of a row. Existing single glazed wood windows must be repaired. No objection to use of storm windows. See previous Recommendation under case O.G. 10–111. Note: applicant did not attend the O.G.B meeting where the project was reviewed.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–213
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–365
Address: 1411 27th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement retaining and garden walls at rear – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 14 June 2011 indicate that proposed replacement of retaining and garden walls at rear yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–214
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–366
Address: 1413 27th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement retaining and garden walls at rear – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 14 June 2011 indicate that proposed replacement of retaining and garden walls at rear yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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Last Modified: July 29, 2011