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Consent Calendar
19 April 2012

CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–a
Owner(s): Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of African American History and Culture
Address: 15th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW –
Description: New museum – foundation to grade and vertical cores – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the foundation–to–grade and four concrete internal vertical core structures, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012. Overall project will be submitted at a later date. Submission conforms to previously approved concept designs and will allow phased construction of the building. (Previous: CFA 20/OCT/11–1)



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–b
Owner(s): Smithsonian Institution – National Zoological Park
Address: 3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW – Lower zoo precinct adjacent to the Great Cats Exhibit
Description: New Conservation Carousel and pavilion – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for a new Conservation Carousel and pavilion, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012. Project conforms to the previous recommendations of the Commission. (Previous: CFA 15/SEP/11–6)



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–c
Owner(s): National Park Service – Chinatown Park, Reservation 72
Address: Massachusetts Avenue, 5th, 6th and I Streets, NW –
Description: Rehabilitation of park – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the rehabilitation of the landscaping, curbs, benches, walkways, replacement trash receptacles, and the south sidewalk in Reservation 72, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012. Project conforms to previously approved concept design. (Previous: CFA 18/NOV/04–6)



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–d
Owner(s): National Park Service – Burke Park, Reservation 68
Address: Massachusetts Avenue, L, 12th and 11th Streets, NW –
Description: Rehabilitation of park – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the rehabilitation of the landscaping, curbs, benches, walkways, and the installation of additional benches, trash receptacles, and decorative landscaping in Reservation 68, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012.



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–e
Owner(s): U.S. Department of State – Embassy of the United Arab Emirates
Address: 3522 International Court, NW –
Description: New water features at entrances – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the installation of new water features at the visitor entrance and at the front fence between the vehicular gates, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012.



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–f
Owner(s): U.S. General Services Administration – Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Address: 550 17th Street, NW –
Description: Installation of two temporary rooftop air–handling units – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the installation of two temporary rooftop air–handling units on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's main office building, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012.



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–g
Owner(s): U.S. Department of Defense – Pentagon
Address: Arlington, Virginia –
Description: New secure access control points at A & E Drive and Corridor 5 (Memorial Gate) – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the new secure access control points at A & E Drive and Corridor 5 (Memorial Gate), as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012. Refer to Virginia State Historic Preservation Office.



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–h
Owner(s): U.S. Department of the Army – Joint Base Fort Myer–Henderson Hall
Address: Arlington, Virginia –
Description: Back–up electrical generation equipment – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the revised final plans for the installation of six new electrical generators adjacent to buildings #241, 247, 251, 404, 483, and 523 at Joint Base Fort Myer–Henderson Hall, Arlington, Virginia, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012. It is understood that the installation of screen walls around the new equipment will be submitted as a separate project. Refer to Virginia State Historic Preservation Office. (Previous: CFA 15/SEP/11–h)



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–i
Owner(s): U.S. Department of the Army – Fort McNair
Address: 4th and P streets, SW –
Description: Back–up electrical generation equipment – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the installation of two new electric generators adjacent to buildings #20 and #21 at Fort McNair, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012. (Previous: CFA 15/SEP/11–g)



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–j
Owner(s): U.S. Department of Defense – Armed Forces Retirement Home
Address: 3700 North Capitol Street, NW – Rock Creek Church Road and Upshur Street, NW
Description: Sherman Quadrangle walkway realignment; Realignment of the walkway between the Sherman and Scott Buildings – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the realignment of the walkway between the Sherman and Scott Buildings in the Sherman Quadrangle, as shown in materials received and dated 30 March 2012. Project conforms to the previous recommendations of the Commission.



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–k
Owner(s): U.S. Department of Defense – Armed Forces Retirement Home
Address: 3700 North Capitol Street, NW – Rock Creek Church Road and Upshur Street, NW
Description: Covered outdoor patio adjacent to Quarters 40 – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for a new covered outdoor patio adjacent to the historic Quarters 40 building, as shown in materials received and dated 30 March 2012. Project includes the removal of dilapidated carport structure that was added to Quarters 40 in the 1960s.



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–l
Owner(s): D.C. Courts – H. Carl Moultrie I Courthouse
Address: 500 Indiana Avenue, NW –
Description: Replacement skylights and glazing in north curtain wall – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the proposed replacement skylights and the north curtain wall glazing with low–iron clear laminated safety glass, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012, provided the new glazing matches that of the recently remodeled Indiana Avenue entrance.



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–m
Owner(s): D.C. Public Library – Northeast Neighborhood Library
Address: 330 7th Street, NE –
Description: Building renovation and rear stair addition – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the concept design for the interior renovation and a new rear stair addition, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012. (Previous: CFA 18/SEP/08–c, facade restoration and landscape)



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–n
Owner(s): D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities – Ross Elementary School
Address: 1730 R Street, NW –
Description: Building renovation and facade repairs – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed replacement of exterior doors, masonry restoration, and window repairs in phase 1 of the project, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012. No objection to the installation of an entrance canopy at the main doors on the east side of the building in phase 2 of the project, provided additional construction details are provided. (Previous: CFA 15/MAR/12–d)



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–o
Owner(s): District of Columbia Department of Real Estate Services – Multi–family residence
Address: 611 N Street, NW –
Description: Alterations and additions to an existing building for semi–permanent housing for women – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the revised final design for the reconfiguration and modernization of an existing structure that was a former police station located at 611 N Street, NW, for use as a Women's Supportive House Facility, as shown in materials received and dated 5 April 2012. The revised design does not include the addition of new floors as shown in the previously approved scheme. (Previous: CFA 18/NOV/10–g)



CFA Number: CFA 19/APR/12–p
Owner(s): U. S. General Services Administration – GSA Main Headquarters Building
Address: 1800 F Street, NW –
Description: Additions for retail space and modifications to the south building entrance – Final

RECOMMENDATION: Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 17 April 2012. Final plans conform to previously approved concept design. (Previous: CFA 20/JAN/11–2).

Last Modified: April 20, 2012