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Old Georgetown Appendix
20 September 2012

OG Number: O.G. 12–060
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–104
Address: 3270 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Rooftop antennas for Sprint with stealth screening – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of rooftop antenna for Sprint PROVIDED new and existing antennas are shielded with proposed stealth enclosures as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 September 2012. The supplemental drawings indicate that antennas on Sector 1 and Sector 3 will be screened with stealth cylinders and the RRH equipment will be mounted to the sled where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Stealth enclosures will hide antennas, mounting poles and conduits, and will be painted light gray. Stealth enclosures must be installed at the same time as the antenna replacement. Antennas on Sector 2 are not 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–255
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–411
Address: 3409 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Raze metal garage, new metal garage – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to demolition of existing corrugated metal garage and general concept approval for construction of new deeper, metal garage with 13"–6"–tall front wall including steel overhead door and Kalwall, PROVIDED slope of metal roof matches existing slope of roof. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, and lighting with permit application for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–264
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–439
Address: 3327 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement asphalt shingles – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for new asphalt shingle roof on Federal–era townhouse. File new permit application with compatible roofing material for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–265
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–440
Address: 1310 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Hotel –
Description: Replacement cabinet for AT&T rooftop antennas – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Permit application for replacement of existing roof mounted cabinet for AT&T rooftop antennas was withdrawn by written request of applicant. Request applicant file new submission of detailed drawings for an architectural solution for screening of existing rooftop antennas and associated equipment and for the replacement of the cabinet with permit application for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–266
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–451
Address: 1658 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: 1–story rear addition with basement – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that two–story rear addition with basement expansion was completed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed demolition of existing two–story rear addition with basement expansion and for new one–story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 August and 14 September 2012 which indicate metal roof over addition, no expansion of basement, return of rear yard to original grade, and wood windows that match dimensions, profile and detailing of original windows. Recommend use of half–screens. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–271
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–459
Address: 3008–3044 R Street, NW
Owner(s): Montrose Walk condominiums –
Description: Partial demolition and reconstruction of front wall – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for phased demolition of stepped parapet walls and selective areas at second floor and reconstruct with laterally reinforced CMU cavity wall faced with new brick, double–hung windows and metal ornament to be salvaged and circular windows to be rebuilt with glass as indicated in supplemental drawings dated 30 August 2012. Brick sample to be approved by Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–279
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–467
Address: 1208 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Abercrombie & Fitch –
Description: Alterations to storefront, sign scheme for "Abercrombie & Fitch" – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of wood storefront with new Azek storefront and for replacement sign composed of non–illuminated pin–mounted lettering no taller than 12 inches high reading "Abercrombie & Fitch" as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 September 2012. Recommend a softer color than bright white. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–293
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–481
Address: 3252 S Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Garden wall and gates on front yard – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for 6'–tall brick garden walls with gates on north and west property lines which are not compatible with the character of this historic building and not appropriate to the historic district in general.



OG Number: O.G. 12–296
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–484
Address: 1072 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Owner(s): Mixed–use: residential/commercial –
Description: 4–story rear addition – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed four–story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 September 2012 which indicate wood windows with 1 ¾ in muntins and half–screens, and an internal drain at the curtain wall entrance. Erect a material sample panel on site facing south for review by the Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering materials. Note that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property. 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. File separate submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for repair and restoration work on the landmark building in the front of the property for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–302
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–491
Address: 1225 37th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replace siding – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement siding. Submitted information is insufficient for permit review. File new submission of specification of siding material and detailed and dimensional information regarding trimwork with permit application for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–306
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–519
Address: 3068 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Solar panels on roof – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 21 August 2012 indicate that proposed installation of solar panels on roof will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Supplemental drawings dated 23 August 2012 indicate that the placement of solar panels is limited to the front of the roof where it will not be visible from the street. No panels are proposed for the rear ell. There will be no alterations or cables on the front of the building. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note that The L'Enfant Trust holds an easement on this property. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the design made during DCRA Technical Review that would make the alterations and/or equipment visible must be re–submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.



OG Number: O.G. 12–307
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–520
Address: 3346 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement slate roof – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of slate roof with genuine River Stone Grey slate to match dimensions and detailing of existing slate roof.



OG Number: O.G. 12–310
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–525
Address: 3001–3007 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Mixed–use: retail / residential –
Description: Light fixture and exterior exhaust for restaurant – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed light fixtures in association with new stairs which were previously approved (see O.G. 11–254). No objection to concept of a new kitchen exhaust duct enclosed with brick along the north property line. Running new kitchen exhaust duct exposed along rear wall of historic building is not appropriate, will have an adverse impact on the character of the historic building and was not approved. File new submission of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for new exhaust duct for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–311
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–526
Address: 3209 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial / Office –
Description: Replacement window sashes – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for new wood single–glazed windows per drawings dated 13 September 2012.



OG Number: O.G. 12–312
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–528
Address: 3014 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: New screened porch at rear – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed new screened porch over existing deck. File new Concept Application with architectural drawings for new rear structure that removes existing bay and deck, considers the rear elevation as a whole, and has refined detailing.



OG Number: O.G. 12–313
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–529
Address: 1576 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Gas station –
Description: Replacement storefront and garage doors damaged by fire, repair of rear windows – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement–in–kind of storefront and garage doors, which were damaged by fire, with new to match existing as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 August 2012. Windows at rear and side of building will be repaired. 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. File separate submissions of drawings, including details and dimensions, for sign scheme and for alterations to windows on side and rear, with permit applications for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–315
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–532
Address: 3345 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replace stoop – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit to remove aggregate concrete steps at front stoop, re–point brick base, and add new concrete substructure with Indiana limestone veneer, smooth–faced, squared edges. Existing metal railing to be reinstalled with horizontal rail along bottom.



OG Number: O.G. 12–316
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–533
Address: 2805 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Rooftop equipment, ladder – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for rooftop mechanical equipment and ladder as documented in drawings dated 17 August 2012. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior equipment made during DCRA technical review must be re–submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.



OG Number: O.G. 12–317
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–534
Address: 1815 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Retail –
Description: Roof top addition of enclosed stairs and deck – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed roof top addition of enclosed stairs and deck as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September 2012. 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. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for rooftop mechanical equipment and for sign scheme for "Noodles & Co" including awnings and wall–mounted back–lit lettering, with permit applications for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–318
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–535
Address: 3062 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear, replacement windows – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted supplemental drawings dated 19 September 2012 and a site visit of 19 September indicate that proposed alterations to rear facade and replacement of vinyl windows with wood windows at rear of building will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.



OG Number: O.G. 12–319
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–536
Address: 1321 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replace front door – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for new 6–panel door, sidelights and transom to match existing as documented in drawings dated 28 August 2012. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–321
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–538
Address: 2622 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Repair storefront bay window, windows and doors; new iron stairs – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of existing wood windows, doors and storefront as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 August 2012. No objection to general concept to add metal stairs to east entry 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. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for new stairs and for sign scheme with permit applications for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–323
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–540
Address: 2911 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: 2–story + basement rear addition, raze garage and rebuild new garage at alley – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two–story rear addition with basement and for replacement garage structure as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 August 2012 which indicate no rooftop mechanical equipment on house and wood door on garage. Windows on front fašade will be repaired. No objection to issuance of permit for razing of existing garage structure off rear alley. Note that the Capitol Trust holds an easement on this property. 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. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for the installation of solar panels with permit application for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–325
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–542
Address: 3000 K Street, NW
Owner(s): Mixed–use –
Description: Back–lit sign for "Farmers, Fishers and Bakers" – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September 2012 which indicate back–lit stainless steel letters reading "Farmers Fishers Bakers" in front of a rectangular metal panel no taller than 8 inches high pin–mounted to the metal canopy over the entrance. The plastic faces for the internal–illumination of the letters 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–326
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–543
Address: 1558 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Garden gate – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for new painted wood gate and re–pointing brick garden wall as required per plans dated 17 August 2012. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–327
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–544
Address: 3129 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Rear addition at 2nd floor – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 21 August 2012 indicate that proposed addition at second floor of rear ell will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.



OG Number: O.G. 12–328
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–545
Address: 2907 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residential –
Description: Rear deck at first floor – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed wood deck and stairs as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 September 2012 which indicate traditional wood railing with spacing of pickets matching width of pickets and a privacy fence along the east property line. Railing and new fence must be painted. New deck must match projection of rear deck on adjacent property to the west. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–329
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–546
Address: 3406 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Garden gate – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for new painted wood gate and re–pointing brick garden wall as required per plans dated 17 August 2012. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–330
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–547
Address: 3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): MedStar Georgetown University Hospital –
Description: Addition of Photon Therapy unit to the Lombardi Cancer Center – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submission materials indicate that proposed addition to the Lombardi Cancer Center will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.



OG Number: O.G. 12–331
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–548
Address: 1506 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for new dormer with five double–hung windows at brick ell with standing seam copper roof per drawings submitted 12 September 2012. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–334
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–551
Address: 1015 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Flour Mill Condominiums –
Description: Handrail repairs at balconies – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of existing handrails on balconies and terraces at the Flour Mill Condominiums as indicated in supplemental materials dated 23 August 2012, and for waterproofing and masonry work associated with the repair. Existing handrails and bricks on balconies will be salvaged and re–used with replacement–to–match existing only where needed. Location of handrails must match existing height. New mortar must match original mortar. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–335
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–552
Address: 3041 West Lane Keys, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: New front dormer – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for new front dormer with casement windows, slate sides and copper roof per drawings dated 23 August 2012. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 12–336
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–553
Address: 1645 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Williams–Addison House – Oak Crest and Friendly Estate
Description: Repair front entrance and walkway – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for restoration of entrance and stone walkway per drawings dated 17 August 2012. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–339
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–556
Address: 3222 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown Park –
Description: Alterations to storefront – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for new doors, transoms, and re–surfaced cobblestone per drawings dated 24 August 2012. 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.



OG Number: O.G. 12–341
HPA Number: H.P.A. 12–558
Address: 1078 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Sidewalk cafe – existing – Public Space Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the sidewalk cafe was installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of public space permit for the installation of a sidewalk cafe including three tables and no more than five chairs as shown in supplemental drawing dated 6 September 2012, PROVIDED that no additional signs are introduced on tables and chairs, and that signs on existing storefront, which do not conform to and exceed approved design (see O.G. 08–197), are removed prior to use of sidewalk cafe. Signs reading "Paul" on chair backs are not appropriate and must be removed no later than 18 October 2012. Recommend black table tops to conform to the color scheme. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review or DDOT Public Space Committee review must be re–submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

Last Modified: September 26, 2012