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Old Georgetown Appendix
20 October 2011

OG Number: O.G. 11–130
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–205
Address: 2723 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Site alterations, new front porch, alterations to garage – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including new entrance porch, brick walkway to entrance with planting beds to either side, landscaping of front and rear yards, swimming pool and alterations to garage at rear, landscape plan and terraces with permeable paving as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 October 2011 which indicate 4–inch change of grade between the driveway and the planting bed to the west of brick walkway on sand and gravel base and traditional detailing for the porch and columns. Proposed alterations to window openings on west facade 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. 11–223
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–376
Address: 3222 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown Park –
Description: Alterations to storefronts, new cooling tower, new windows – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept application was withdrawn by written request of applicant.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–248
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–427
Address: 1423 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement wood siding and trim – in progress – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the stucco and wood siding were removed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of new wood siding, window casing and door surround as shown in supplemental drawings dated 4 October 2011. Replacement of stucco was not approved and has been deleted from this permit application. Recommend consideration of returning the facade of the building to its original condition by removing the stone planter and replacing the entry step (currently tiled). 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. 11–252
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–433
Address: 3000 K Street, NW
Owner(s): Mixed–use complex –
Description: Alterations to lower plaza – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept application for alterations to lower plaza at Washington Harbour was superseded by permit application under case O.G. 11–283.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–257
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–438
Address: 3150 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Sign scheme for Serendipity 3 – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that folding windows, awnings and signs were installed contrary to previous OGB recommendations and that the entry door, signs, display window, light fixtures, and menu boxes were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for two signs, one on each facade, composed of pin–mounted letters and logo as proposed. File new submission of complete sign scheme for Serendipity 3 after all items installed without approval are removed and windows conforming to approved design are installed.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–258
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–439
Address: 3288 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Retail –
Description: Alterations to storefront, sign scheme for Pinkberry – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations for new cornice, door and sign scheme composed of letters reading "Pinkberry" and logo no taller than 12 inches high on a field of mill–finish aluminum tubes as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 October 2011. Multi–color metal tubes were not approved. No objection to a single band of circles on storefront glass. 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. 11–267
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–449
Address: 1335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Sign scheme and awning for Five Guys – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed recovering of awning with 9–inch–high lettering reading "Five Guys" on valance ONLY as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 September 2011 which indicate lettering on side panels was deleted. All additional signs on storefront glazing, which were installed prior to review or permit and were not approved, must be removed prior to installation of new awning. File new submission of detailed drawings for overall sign scheme for the building 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. 11–271
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–453
Address: 1235 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to openings and new conservatory at third floor at rear – Concept – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed wood and steel window and door alterations on east elevation and new steel and glass green house at third floor per supplemental plans dated 22 September 2011. File new submission of detailed drawings for alterations with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–277
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–462
Address: 1043 Cecil Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement windows – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of windows with Marvin all–wood double–hung simulated–divided–lites windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 September 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. 11–278
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–487
Address: 3300 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Partial demolition of CMU wall, wood board fence – existing – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that alterations and new fence were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing vertical wood board fence PROVIDED caps are cut down to the level of top of fence, that fence is painted to match color of trim on house, that remaining CMU retaining wall is parged or covered with cementitious paint, and that installation of brick cap is completed on side of 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. 11–279
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–489
Address: 3276 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Alterations for metal flue – in progress – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that alteration was begun prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for new steel flue to replace existing metal flue on south elevation, provided original hole through sidewalk is maintained and stack is one straight run and painted per drawings dated 16 September 2011.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–280
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–490
Address: 1566 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Vinyl replacement windows – existing – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that new vinyl windows were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for the existing vinyl windows on front facade which are not consistent with the original character of this building or the Old Georgetown historic district in general because the material and profiles are not consistent with the historic wood detailing. File new submission of an appropriate wood window with permit application for review by the Commission. Corrective work for the removal of the vinyl windows must be completed by 30 April 2012.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–283
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–493
Address: 3000 K Street, NW
Owner(s): Mixed–use complex –
Description: Alterations to lower plaza, fountain, ice rink, storefronts, bars – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: 1) No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to lower plaza at Washington Harbour, including alterations to fountain and pool, seasonal installation of ice–rink over fountain, removal of steel architectural ornamentation at lower level storefronts, re–cladding of flood gates posts, and replacement of storefronts with a Nana wall system as shown in supplemental drawings dated 1 November 2011. 2) Request installation of mock–up storefront cladding with proposed color selection for review by the Commission prior to ordering materials. 3) The selection of light fixtures was deleted from this permit application. 4) No objection to revised concept design for outdoor service bars located where structures do not block visual axis to the river. File new submission of working drawings for outdoor service bars and for fountain within tower, including details, dimensions and cut–sheets for light fixtures, 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. 11–284
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–494
Address: 3000–3050 K Street, NW
Owner(s): Mixed–use complex –
Description: Alterations to upper plaza – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to the upper plaza at Washington Harbour, including new landscaping, stainless steel cladding of first floor storefronts, replacement of every other Washington Globe lamppost with a trash receptacle, and new planters at fountain, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 1 November 2011. Light boxes 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. 11–286
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–496
Address: 1045 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Office –
Description: Alterations to facade – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for three proposed door closings on west elevation and one new door on south elevation per drawings dated 16 September 2011.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–287
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–461
Address: 1310 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2011 indicate that proposed alterations to the rear facade will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–288
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–497
Address: 1310 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2011 indicate that proposed alterations to the rear facade will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–290
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–499
Address: 2921 Olive Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Metal post for front stairs – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to revisions to approved design for a replacement post on new brick stoop to match detailing of original post as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 September 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. 11–291
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–500
Address: 1321 35th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement windows – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that original wood windows were removed and fiberglass replacement windows were installed contrary to previous recommendations. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of custom made all–wood windows with insulated glass, weights, pulleys and cords as shown in sample window installation PROVIDED spacer bar is silver rather than black, stops beneath upper sash are removed, and width of putty glazing is reduced. New wood windows will match detailing of original windows on the row of houses. Proposed Weathershield replacement window, which is not appropriate to this 1889 historic building, was not approved and was deleted from this permit application.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–293
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–502
Address: 1409 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement windows at rear – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows at rear facade with Weathershield wood sashes PROVIDED that structural wood mullion separating the windows are retained in all three levels and the windows are sized to fit the masonry opening without fillers. 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. 11–295
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–504
Address: 1339 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Bank –
Description: Replace cornice and brick on parapet – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit to repair existing brick parapet and add new painted Kynar cornice to match existing galvanized cornice profile per drawings dated 28 September 2011.

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OG Number: O.G. 11–297
HPA Number: H.P.A. 11–510
Address: 3600 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residential – The Cloisters
Description: Enclosure for mailboxes – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed enclosure of mailboxes within The Cloisters will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 12–002
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–002
Address: 3132 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replace tin roof at rear with copper standing seam metal roof – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed replacement of roof at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 12–006
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–006
Address: 3528 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Rear deck and alterations – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed rear deck and alterations will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 12–011
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–011
Address: 3009 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: 1–story rear addition, deck – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed rear deck and one–story rear addition of connector will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Any revisions to the footprint, massing and scope of the project as proposed in the drawings dated 14 October 2011 must be re–submitted to the Commission to reconfirm no visibility from public thoroughfare.

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OG Number: O.G. 12–015
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–015
Address: 3639 Winfield Lane, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement windows – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed replacement windows will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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Last Modified: November 15, 2011