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Old Georgetown Appendix
17 April 2014

OG Number: O.G. 14–053
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–077
Address: 3240 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: 2–story rear addition plus basement – Revised Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for new hyphen and rear addition per supplemental drawings dated 21 March 2014, provided windows on first floor are raised and trim is added. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings and specifications with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–058
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–100
Address: 3107 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: 2–story rear addition to replace 2–story porch – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for new rear porch enclosure per supplemental drawings dated 24 March 2014, recommend 15–light wood door and windows with wood trim. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings and specifications, including details and dimensions, cut–sheets, and structural and MEP drawings, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–062
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–104
Address: 1660 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Rear addition, dormers, demolition and reconstruction of front facade – Revised Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed rear addition, dormers, and reconstruction of front facade, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 26 March 2014 provided composition of rear facade is simplified; and front dormer is centered between second floor windows, has historic detailing and sash smaller than second floor sashes. Recommend wood siding as most historically appropriate restoration of front facade. Consult with the DC Historic Preservation Office for the resolution of the proposed amount of demolition prior to filing for permit. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, cut–sheets, and structural and MEP drawings, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–100
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–203
Address: 3028 Cambridge Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement windows at rear – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of two 6/6 double–hung windows on rear facade with Pella Architect Series all–wood double hung windows with 7/8 inch simulated divided lite wood muntins as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 March 2014 which indicate use of half–screens. The replacement of the 6/6 windows on the front facade was deleted from this permit application. The front windows will be repaired. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–102
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–205
Address: 2715 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Signs – Valero gas station – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed re–facing of existing pole mounted sign with non–illuminated sign panels with letters no taller than 12 inches reading "Valero", for hoods on gas pumps and for sign panel on face of building as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 March 2014. LED illuminated pricer sign boxes on pumps were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–118
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–230
Address: 3223 Volta Place, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear yard, brick wall, fence, pavers for parking pad – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear yard, including replacement wood fences with horizontal boards, metal walkway, stone terrace on a sand and gravel base, landscaping, and for new brick garden walls with wood gate and paving of parallel parking pad with permeable pavers to match the color of the brick on the alley as shown in supplemental drawings dated 26 March 2014. Wood fences and gate must be painted or stained. No alterations to the front yard are included in the approved scope of work under this permit, which is limited to work at rear of property only. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–119
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–233
Address: 3241 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Awning and sign – Bandolero – existing – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the awning and sign were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing shed awning with lettering no taller than 10 ½ inches reading "Bandolero" as shown in the drawings dated 24 March 2014. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–121
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–236
Address: 3323 Cady's Alley, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Banner sign – Artist's Proof Gallery – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 72 inches x 16 inches woven fabric banner with lettering no taller than 3 ½ inches reading "Artist Proof Gallery" and emblem as shown in supplemental drawings dated 27 March 2014. Vinyl covering of the banner is not appropriate to the historic district and was not approved. Banner will not be illuminated. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–123
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–262
Address: 1601 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Brick wall to replace fence – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of stockade fence with a 7 feet high brick wall as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 March 2014 which indicate an arched opening within wall for a wood gate. Brick wall must be painted to match the color of the house. Wood gate must be painted or stained with an opaque stain. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–125
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–264
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University – Healy Hall
Description: Restoration – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for reconstruction of existing Euclid Sandstone crosses with Columbus Gray Sandstone at Healy Hall provided profiles and dimensions match exact in–kind. No objection to installation of new row of stainless steel crosses on north facade of Healy Hall. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings and specifications with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–126
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–265
Address: 2703 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: One–story rear addition – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed one–story rear addition with flat roof and wood trim and stucco panel system as shown in option A of supplemental drawings dated 24 March 2014. Recommend trellis is extended along the north elevation, brick is used at base, and deck is shortened with stairs to the side. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, cut–sheets, and structural and MEP drawings, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–127
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–266
Address: 3205 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to pool house – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to pool house, including metal roof with skylight, French doors and wood piers on south facade, and alterations to mechanical room, as shown in drawings dated 20 March 2014, provided pitch of room over bathroom matches the main roof, French doors are taller and have no transoms, and further development of details. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details, dimensions and cut–sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–128
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–267
Address: 3403 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 March 2014 indicate that proposed alterations to French doors at rear for windows will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Supplemental drawings dated 4 April 2014 indicate that the replacement of two front windows was deleted from the scope of work under this permit application. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–129
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–268
Address: 3025 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Awning and signs – American Apparel – existing – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the striped awning with signs on the valance and end panels and the blade sign were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend against issuance of permit for existing awning and signs, which do not conform to the previously approved sign (see case O.G. 08–212). Striped awning, blade sign and signs on end panels of awnings are not appropriate to the character of the historic district. Remove existing awnings and signs no later than 30 June 2014.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–131
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–271
Address: 1045 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Residential –
Description: Alteration – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit to replace one window on east elevation with typical brick veneer per drawings dated 14 March 2014. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–132
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–272
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University – Athletic Training Facility
Description: Foundation to grade – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for Foundation to Grade work in coordination with proposed construction of new athletic training facility which received prior concept approval; see O.G. 13–307. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be re–submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings for new construction, including details and dimensioned drawings, structural, MEP, and landscape plans, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–133
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–273
Address: 3000 K Street, NW
Owner(s): Mixed–use –
Description: Wall mounted antenna – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed installation of a cellular antenna for Verizon Wireless no larger than 12 inches–wide x 23.2 inches–tall x 7.1 inches deep mounted to the facade of the building at the sixth floor as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 March 2014 which indicate there will be no exposed conduits, wires or RRH equipment visible. Recommend that antenna be painted to match the color of the wall behind it. File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–134
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–274
Address: 1510 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Site work: stairs, replacement fence, paving – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed site work on rear yard, including permeable stone terrace, stone stairs with metal railing, and replacement vertical board fence to match existing as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 April 2014 which indicate terrace on a sand and gravel base. Recommend consideration of planting a tree to replace Cherry tree that is removed. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–135
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–275
Address: 1236 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Demolition of rear garage, new garage – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to demolition of 1928 brick and stone garage and concept design for new two–car garage per drawings dated 20 March 2014, provided amount of paving is reduced in rear yard. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings and specifications with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–136
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–276
Address: 1512 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement fence – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement and relocation of stockade fence with a new vertical board fence placed along the west property line as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 March 2014. Fence must be painted or stained with an opaque stain. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–138
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–278
Address: 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Owner(s): Office building –
Description: Alterations to paving – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend against concept design for replacement of original 2 feet x 3 feet precast pavers in front of entrance with brick.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–139
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–279
Address: 3604 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear and to front door, decks, awnings, replacement windows – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear openings and new decks as shown in supplemental drawings dated 2 May 2014 which indicate metal window and door system rather than clad windows and doors. Proposed new awning at third floor was not approved and was deleted from this permit application. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows on street facade of this 1952 building with Pella Architect Series all–wood double–hung insulated windows with 7/8 inch simulated divided lite wood muntins with spacer bar. Recommend true paneled door to replace front door — the attachment of mouldings to front door is not appropriate, was not approved and was crossed out on drawings. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–140
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–280
Address: 3413 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: 2–story rear addition plus basement to replace 2–story porch – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed 2–story rear addition with basement to replace existing 2–story open porch. Recommend balcony be recessed into the footprint of the addition, elimination of the metal canopy, and refinement of the openings. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, cut–sheets, structural and MEP drawings, and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–141
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–281
Address: 3700 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown University – New Science Center / Regent Hall
Description: Site work: ADA ramp and alterations – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed site work, including ADA ramp, sidewalks, railings and landscaping provided that detailing of railings match design of existing wrought iron railings used elsewhere on campus and across Tondorf Drive rather than the ones used within the building. No objection to temporary re–paving of entrance plaza with asphalt, with the understanding that the final plaza will have permeable pavers on a sand and gravel base. File new submission at DCRA of detailed drawings for re–alignment of Tondorf Drive, new sidewalks and new permeable plaza at entrance to Regent Hall for review by the Commission. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for ADA ramp and site work for review by the Commission.

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OG Number: O.G. 14–142
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–282
Address: 1251 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Back–lit sign – Reebok – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of back–lit halo–effect aluminum channel letters no taller than 7 1/16 inches reading "Reebok" and Delta logo no taller than 9 ½ inches pin–mounted directly onto fascia of storefront as shown in supplemental drawings dated 2 April 2014. The graphics on the storefront glazing were deleted from the scope of work in this permit application. Temporary non–illuminated sign on roof of storefront will be removed. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those 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. 14–144
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–284
Address: 3422 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to carriage house – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for new raised copper roof, with stepped brick parapet to match, wood windows and doors per drawings dated 21 March 2014, Option B. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings and specifications with permit application for review by the Commission.

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Last Modified: May 28, 2014