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Consent Calendar
21 November 2013

CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–a
Owner(s): U.S. Mint –
Address: Congressional Gold Medal honoring the service of Native American Code Talkers –
Description: Designs for one gold medals (with silver and bronze duplicates) – Final

RECOMMENDATION: Menominee Nation: Obverse #3, due to the sense of movement, the near profile pose, and the clear composition, but recommend that the background foliage be simplified or deleted. Reverse #6, as the simplest and clearest composition of the alternatives.



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–b
Owner(s): U.S. General Services Administration – U.S. Department of State
Address: Blair House – 1651 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Description: South facade repair and restoration, and window replacement – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the restoration and repair of the south facade of the Blair House and for the replacement of the non–historic windows as shown in materials received and dated 7 November 2013. A mockup, on site, of the final color selections will be provided for review by staff.



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–c
Owner(s): U.S. Department of Justice – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Address: Headquarters –
Description: Intersection of 2nd and N Streets, NE Public art installation – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the proposed final design for a public art installation that consists of four panels fitted into the storefront window system that faces the adjacent Metro Station on 2nd Street, NE, as shown in materials received and dated 17 October 2013. The four art panels will be made of porcelain–finished metal with graphics that illustrate the history of the local communities. The design conforms to a previously approved submission. (See case number CFA 15/JUN/06–7)



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–d
Owner(s): U.S. Department of Defense – Pentagon
Address: Arlington, Virginia –
Description: Rehabilitation of exterior stairs in the center courtyard – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the rehabilitation of five exterior stairs in the center courtyard of the Pentagon, including the replacement of the handrails and guardrails, as shown in materials received and dated 23 October 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–e
Owner(s): District of Columbia Courts, Building B – District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Address: 430 E Street, NW – 451 Indiana Avenue, NW
Description: Install exterior cornice flashing cap – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the installation of a sheet metal flashing cap on the exterior cornice, as shown in materials received and dated 6 November 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–f
Owner(s): DC Water –
Address: Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant – 5000 Overlook Avenue, SW
Description: Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station and Enhanced Clarification Facility – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the proposed concept design for the Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station and Enhanced Clarification Facility on the grounds the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, as shown in materials received and dated 7 November 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–g
Owner(s): DC Water – Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
Address: 5000 Overlook Avenue, SW –
Description: Low Head Pump Station and Transfer Pump Station – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the proposed final plans for a new Low Head Pump Station and a Transfer Pump Station on the grounds of the Blue Plans Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant to support the Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station and Enhanced Clarification Facility (see case number CFA 21/NOV/13–f), as shown in materials received and dated 7 November 2013, provided a final set of construction drawings for the pump stations is submitted when ready.



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–h
Owner(s): D.C. Department of General Services – Paul Public Charter School
Address: 5800 8th Street, NW –
Description: Building alterations and additions – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the concept design for the addition of a new gymnasium wing as shown in materials received and dated 7 November 2013. Recommend continued development of the detailing of the projecting windows on the north and west elevations of the gymnasium.



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–i
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Parks&Recreation – Rose Park
Address: 2590 P Street, NW – 2609 Dumbarton Street, NW
Description: Alteratons, ADA ramp, and site work – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the concept design for proposed renovation of Rose Park at the edge of the Old Georgetown historic district and adjacent to the Rock Creek park system, including re–surfacing courts, ADA ramp, and playground equipment, as shown in materials received and dated 13 November 2013. Recommend using natural materials in the playground. Submit developed landscape plan and details for ADA ramp for review by the Old Georgetown Board.



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–j
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Transportation –
Address: Public alley Residential alley off R Street between 31st and 32nd Streets, NW –
Description: Reconstruct alley in the northern portion of Square 1281 – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to proposed paving of residential alley off R Street, NW in the Old Georgetown historic district using gray PCC on vehicular alley and red brick pavers on pedestrian alley, as shown in materials received and dated 13 November 2013. Recommend adding tinting to darken concrete. (Previous: CFA 18/JUL/13–j)



CFA Number: CFA 21/NOV/13–k
Owner(s): D.C. Department of General Services – Horace Mann Elementary School
Address: 4430 Newark Street, NW –
Description: Building renovation and addition – Final

RECOMMENDATION: Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 30 September 2013. Final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission. (Previous: CFA 18/APR/13–6)

Last Modified: November 22, 2013