CFA.gov logo
grey divider line
Print Close Window
grey divider line

Old Georgetown Appendix
21 November 2013

OG Number: O.G. 13–169
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–292
Address: 3291 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Alterations to storefront – existing – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the alterations to the storefront and new doors were completed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront, including removal of non–historic wood trim, repair of historic cornice with new dentils and painting of aluminum storefront system to eliminate milled finish, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 31 October 2013. Proposed panels under the show windows were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. Note: any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 13–203
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–359
Address: 1365 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Bank –
Description: Light fixtures for ATM at BB&T Bank – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Permit application for new light fixtures for ATM at BB&T Bank was withdrawn by written request from the applicant.



OG Number: O.G. 13–260
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–450
Address: 3143 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement windows, alterations, gate at driveway – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including replacement of all–wood 1/1 windows on front facade, repair or replica of dormer windows with all–wood single–glazed 3/1 true divided lite muntins windows and for new gate at driveway as shown in supplemental drawings dated __ November 2013 which indicate gate swing does not project past the front wall of building at 3141 Dumbarton or onto the public sidewalk. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.



OG Number: O.G. 13–261
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–451
Address: 3143 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Third floor addition and alterations to rear – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed third floor addition and alterations to rear ell as shown in supplemental drawings dated 1 November 2013 which indicate partial retention of rear brick wall, balcony at second floor and flat roof on addition. Recommend sills of window openings on east wall be raised 18 inches above grade to a consistent height, elimination of deck at third floor, and reconfiguration of windows on east facade of addition. Proposed terracotta cladding of brick wall was not approved and was deleted from this design. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including details, dimensions and cut–sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 13–299
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–521
Address: 3320 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Banner for "Maxalto" at third floor facing alley – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed banner with lettering reading "Maxalto" only and mounted to the corner at the third floor facing Cady's Alley as shown in supplemental drawings dated 29 October 2013 provided a woven fabric is used. Lettering for "Furniture Collection" was not approved and was deleted from this permit application. Note: Any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 13–306
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–528
Address: 3104 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Rear addition and replacement windows – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for 2/2 windows at front elevation with new storefront and rear addition per supplemental drawings dated 24 October 2013. Recommend further study of clerestory windows and top of party walls. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with application for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 13–313
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–536
Address: 2912 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to existing rooftop mechanical equipment – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the mechanical equipment and ductwork was installed on top of roof of addition where it is visible from public thoroughfare contrary to approved design. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to existing rooftop equipment, including lowering units and modifying placement and shape of ductwork as shown in supplemental drawings dated 25 October 2013 PROVIDED that these modifications will keep ductwork from being visible. Corrective work to be completed no later than 28 February 2014. Note: The L’Enfant Trust holds an easement on this property. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.



OG Number: O.G. 13–317
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–540
Address: 1025 31st Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Alterations to rear, outdoor seating terrace; glass enclosure of rear yard, paving – existing – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Concept case for alterations to rear and outdoor seating terrace was withdrawn at the written request of applicant. The Commission regrets that the glass enclosure at the rear yard and the shed erected in the public alley behind 1025 31st St were completed and that the rear yard at 1027 31st was entirely paved prior to review or permit. Note is made that the sign scheme on front facade does not conform to the previous recommendation under case O.G. 11–073. Remove wall mounted image logo which was not approved. Electric and mechanical conduits left exposed on street facade are not acceptable. File new submission at DCRA with comprehensive drawings, including dimensions and details, for all work completed prior a review or permit and for proposed alterations for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 13–318
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–541
Address: 3206 Grace Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Alterations, replacement windows, awning, blade sign, flagpole – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including flag pole, sliding door with side lights, new window opening on front facade, replacement wood windows with simulated–divided–lite muntins, alterations for new metal door at alley, blade sign, awning and light fixtures as shown in supplemental drawings dated 29 October 2013. Proposed roof top addition was not approved and was deleted from the scope of the work in the concept design. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including dimensions, cut–sheets for windows and doors, product literature for mechanical equipment, and architectural details, with permit application for review by the Commission. Provide a sample of window selection for review.



OG Number: O.G. 13–319
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–545
Address: 2725 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to dormer at rear – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for new shed dormer with offset in west wall per supplemental drawings dated 28 October 2013, provided wood casement windows have 12–lights. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with application for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 13–339
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–607
Address: 3104 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Exploratory demolition of garage – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Permit application for partial demolition of garage was withdrawn by written request from the applicant.



OG Number: O.G. 13–342
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–610
Address: 1689 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to stoop – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit to remove original concrete steps and install squared–off Indiana limestone blocks, repointing brick kneewall as required, and re–installing metal railing per drawings dated 13 September and 18 October 2013. Note: Any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 13–346
HPA Number: H.P.A. 13–631
Address: 3213 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Alterations to storefront, awnings, signs for "Pandora" – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront, including new glazing and masonry base in show windows, back–lit sign composed of acrylic letters painted black and no taller than 9 inches reading "Pandora", and repair of existing door with new glazing on door and transom as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 November 2013 which indicate retention of existing arches on show windows. Awnings were deleted from this permit application and will be submitted separately. No objection to sign on construction barricade and show windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 November 2013 which limits text to name of business and "coming Soon" with no images. Note: any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–002
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–006
Address: 3411 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement fence – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 21 October 2013 indicate that proposed replacement fence at rear will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.



OG Number: O.G. 14–003
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–007
Address: 1202 30th Street, NW (also known as 3001 M Street, NW)
Owner(s): Mixed–use: commercial / residential –
Description: Security panel – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of a security panel on brick pier to left of gate. Note: any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–004
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–008
Address: 3008 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Site work on rear yard – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 21 October 2013 indicate that proposed work on rear yard will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.



OG Number: O.G. 14–005
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–009
Address: 1214 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Awning, signs for "Goorin Bros. Hat Shop" – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed awning and sign reading "Goorin Bros. Hat Shop" and logo on transom window as shown in supplemental drawings dated 29 October 2013. Proposed logo with lettering on the side panels of the awning and new blade sign were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. Note: any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–006
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–010
Address: 3319 Cady's Alley, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Banner for "Steven Alan" – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the storefront sign was installed prior to review or permit. No objection to the issuance of the permit for the proposed woven fabric banner with 6 inch high lettering reading "Steven Alan" as shown in supplemental drawings dated 25 October 2013. The use of vinyl for the banner was not approved. Remove sign on storefront window and relocate 18 inches behind the glass no later than 31 December 2013. File new submission at DCRA with detailed drawings for any sign on storefront for review by the Commission. Note: any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–008
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–012
Address: 1622 34th Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: One–story rear addition to replace one–story porch, alterations – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for one–story rear addition with copper roof per drawings dated 25 October 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be re–submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–010
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–014
Address: 3100 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear dormers – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for roof addition to link two existing dormers at south slope per O.G. 07–128 and drawings dated 18 October 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be re–submitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–013
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–017
Address: 1055 29th Street, NW
Owner(s): West Heating Plant –
Description: Demolition – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Permit application without complete demolition and stabilization plans was withdrawn at the written request of the applicant.



OG Number: O.G. 14–014
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–018
Address: 1703 32nd Street, NW
Owner(s): Institution –
Description: Replacement roof – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit to install new green slate roof on mansard and gable ends of main building to match original with lead–coated copper metalwork replicating existing profiles. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be re–submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–015
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–019
Address: 1625 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear, site work, replacement fence – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 21 October 2013 indicate that proposed alterations to rear, new raised terrace and metal panel fence will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.



OG Number: O.G. 14–016
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–020
Address: 3015 Q Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Replacement standing seam metal roof – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit to replace existing painted tin roof with Revere Freedom–Gray zinc–tin alloy coated copper with one–inch hand–crimped seams painted red to match adjacent roof per drawings dated 18 and 25 October 2013.



OG Number: O.G. 14–018
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–022
Address: 3310 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: One–story rear addition, parking pad at alley – Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to general concept design for one–story rear addition per drawings dated 24 October 2013 provided parking pad is for one parallel–park car. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with application for review by the Commission.



OG Number: O.G. 14–019
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–023
Address: 1815 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Alterations to opening – existing, and third awning – Permit – revision to permit

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that the alteration to the masonry opening was completed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing storefront and for proposed woven fabric awning to match previously approved awnings (see case O.G. 13–100) mounted within the masonry opening and without lettering on valance. Recommend that joints in new brick work match original joints. Note: any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–021
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–025
Address: 3299 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Alterations to storefront, new openings, replacement windows – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for new 4–panel wood doors, wood 6–light windows at first story, and 2/2 wood windows at second story per drawings submitted 25 October 2013, provided muntins are 1 3/4–inch wide.



OG Number: O.G. 14–022
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–026
Address: 3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Owner(s): MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
Description: Five antennas for Verizon Wireless on penthouse – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the issuance of the permit for proposed installation of five telecommunications antennas for Verizon Wireless mounted to the screen of the mechanical penthouse at the Pasquerilla Healthcare Center building. The top of the antennas and mounting rods will be below the concrete beam. Antennas will be painted to match the color of the screen behind them. Note: any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–023
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–027
Address: 2822 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Alterations to storefront, awning and sign for "Amina Rubinacci" – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront, including removal of awning, security grille, light fixtures and exposed conduit, new woven fabric awning with lettering for "Amina Rubinacci" on 8 inch valance, replacement full–lite wood door and transom, new glazing on show window and new light fixture as shown in supplemental drawings dated 4 November 2013 which indicate that plane of glass on window matches placement of glazing on other show windows in the row with a wood sill, and that the light fixture will not shine up. Top of awning to align with others in the row. Note: any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–024
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–028
Address: 3616 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Residence –
Description: Alterations to rear windows – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear windows for metal doors as shown in drawings dated 18 October 2013. Note: any modification of the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–025
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–029
Address: 1055 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Residential –
Description: Alterations to storefronts – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for glazed storefront windows and entrance doors per drawings dated 24 October 2013, provided the building address number is displayed without the street name. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–027
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–031
Address: 1658 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: 1–story rear addition, 2–story in–fill addition in dog leg – in progress – Permit – revised design

RECOMMENDATION: The Commission regrets that south wall of historic ell was demolished beyond of the scope of permit and construction of 2–story dog–leg in–fill addition was started prior to review and contrary to approved design (see O.G. 12–266). No objection to issuance of permit for a one–story frame construction rear addition with metal roof and a two–story in–fill addition in dog leg. The other elements of the approved design including: return of rear yard to original grade, no expansion of basement and wood windows that match dimensions, profile and detailing of original windows with use of half–screens are still part of the scope of the work under this permit. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.



OG Number: O.G. 14–028
HPA Number: H.P.A. 14–032
Address: 1335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Commercial –
Description: Addition on public space for new ATM, mural – Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend against issuance of permit for brick veneer structure in public right–of–way for ATM machine, awning, and mural which are not associated with adjacent retail establishment per drawings dated 18 October 2013 and would represent unprecedented construction in public space.

Last Modified: December 6, 2013