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Consent Calendar
19 September 2013

CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–a
Owner(s): Smithsonian Institution – Renwick Gallery
Address: 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW –
Description: Building renovation, replacement windows, new rooftop equipment – Concept/Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the proposed final design for the rehabilitation and renovation of the Renwick Gallery, which includes replacement windows, and new rooftop equipment, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–b
Owner(s): National Archives and Records Adminitsration – National Archives Main Building
Address: 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW –
Description: Additional wall–mounted exhibition sign panel – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the installation of one additional wall–mounted exhibition sign panel to match the existing panels on the southwest entrance ramp, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. The designs conforms to the previously approved sign installation reviewed in July 2009. (Previous: CFA 16/JUL/09–6)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–c
Owner(s): U.S. Department of the Army – Arlington National Cemetery
Address: Arlington National Cemetery – Ord and Weitzel Gate
Description: Temporary sliding gate – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the temporary installation of a sliding gate at the Ord and Weitzel Gate to facilitate the access of vehicular traffic associated with the construction of the Millennium Project at Arlington National Cemetery, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013, provided the sliding gate is removed and the site restored when construction on the Millennium Project is completed.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–d
Owner(s): U.S. General Services Administration – Sidney Yates Building
Address: (U.S. Forest Service) – 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Description: Additions and alterations for USDA Child Development Center – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for building alterations and additions for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child Development Center, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. Proposed work includes the addition of a new entryway, a new access ramp and fencing, and a conversion of an existing window into a doorway. (Previous: CFA 21/FEB/13–i)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–e
Owner(s): U.S. General Services Administration – St. Elizabeths West Campus
Address: 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE – four locations
Description: Installation of commercial communication antennas, Phase I – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final designs for the temporary installation of various commercial communication antennas on the St. Elizabeths West Campus for the Department of Homeland Security, as shown in materials received and dated 4 September 2013. Project conforms with previously approved antenna system. See previous: CFA 15/NOV/12–b. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–f
Owner(s): Department of Defense – Pentagon Arlington
Address: Virginia Secure Access Lane (SAL) –
Description: Remote Screening Facility – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the revised final design for the proposed Secure Access Lane Remote Screening Facility adjacent to the 9/11 Memorial on the Pentagon Reservation, as shown in materials received and dated 3 September 2013. (Previous: CFA 21/APR/11–d)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–g
Owner(s): Department of Agriculture – U.S. National Arboretum
Address: Herb Garden – New York Avenue and Bladensburg Road, NE
Description: Garden renovation, improvements, and additions – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the renovation of the Herb Garden at the U.S. National Arboretum, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. The work will include the removing and replacing wood components on existing benches; removing and replacing brick pavers; modifying the irrigation system; removing the existing shed and replacing with new; removing and replacing trellis, fencing, and gates; enlarging the enclosed fenced work yard; and removing the existing gravel access road and replacing with a new porous paving access road from Meadow Road. (Previous: CFA 18/JUL/13–c)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–h
Owner(s): Department of Agriculture – U.S. National Arboretum
Address: Flowering Tree Walk – New York Avenue and Bladensburg Road, NE
Description: Extension of Flowering Tree Walk, Phase II – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the Phase II extension of the Flowering Tree Walk to complete the loop around the main meadow at the U.S. National Arboretum, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. Details and materials conform to previously approved and installed Phase I of the walk. (Previous: CFA 18/JUL/13–b)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–i
Owner(s): U.S. Department of the Army – Building 18
Address: Fort McNair – Corner of B and Canal Streets, SW
Description: Vehicle storage building and operations facility for the U.S. Army Transportation Agency – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for a new vehicular storage building and operations facility for the U.S. Army Transportation Agency to be located in Fort McNair at the corner of B and Canal Streets, SW, as shown in materials received and dated 6 September 2013. (Previous: CFA 18/JUL/13–d)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–j
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Transportation –
Address: Bicycle lanes in the median of the Avenue from 15th Street to 3rd Street, NW Pennsylvania Avenue, NW –
Description: Pilot project for the installation of lane separators – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for a pilot project to test the installation of low profile–"Zebra" style–lane separators along two blocks of the existing bicycle lanes in the median of Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd Street and 15th Street to prevent motor vehicles from entering the bicycle lanes, as shown in materials received and dated 23 August 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–k
Owner(s): DC Department of Fire&Emergency Services – FEMS Engine Company #2 Firehouse
Address: 500 F Street, NW –
Description: Plaza renovation and installation of public sculpture "Ashes to Answers" – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the renovation of the public plaza at the corner of 5th and F Streets and the installation of the sculpture "Ashes to Answers" by Austin Weishel at FEMS Engine Company #2 Firehouse as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–l
Owner(s): D.C. Department of General Services – Cesar Chavez Public Charter School
Address: (the former Bruce Public School) – 770 Kenyon Street, NW
Description: New gymnasium addition – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the revised selection of a darker accent brick for the exterior walls of the building hyphens on the north facade of the new gymnasium addition to the Cesar Chavez Public Charter School (the former Bruce Public School), as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. Submission conforms to previously approved final design. (Previous: CFA 20/JUN/13–f)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–m
Owner(s): D.C. Department of General Services – Ruth K. Webb Elementary School (KIPP DC)
Address: 1375 Mt. Olivet Road, NE –
Description: Building rehabilitation and addition – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed building renovation and addition to the Ruth K. Webb Elementary School at 1375 Mt. Olivet Road, NE, for the KIPP DC Charter Schools, as shown in materials received and dated 23 August and 4 September 2013. (Previous: CFA 18/APR/13–j)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–n
Owner(s): D.C. Department of General Services – Mundo Verde Public Charter School
Address: (former John F. Cook Elementary School) – 44 P Street, NW
Description: Building rehabilitation and addition – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed building renovation and freestanding addition to the former John F. Cook Elementary School for the Mundo Verde Public Charter School, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013, with the exception of the replacement windows in the historic building. The treatment of the replacement windows should replicate the original mullion patterns or the existing windows should be retained and repaired were needed. Recommend consultation with the Commission staff and the DC Historic Preservation Office before the next submission for the replacement windows. (Previous: CFA 18/JUL/13–h)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–o
Owner(s): University of the District of Columbia – Van Ness Campus
Address: Building 44 – 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Description: Install green roof and renovate existing rooftop greenhouse – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final plans for the installation of a vegetative green roof and the renovation of the existing rooftop greenhouse on Building 44, on the Van Ness Campus of the University of the District of Columbia, as shown in materials received and dated 16 August 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–p
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation – Kennedy Recreation Center
Address: 1401 7th Street, NW –
Description: Playground renovation – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Kennedy Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–q
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation – Hamilton Recreation Center
Address: 1340 Hamilton Street, NW –
Description: Playground renovation – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Hamilton Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–r
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation – Fort Stevens Recreation Center
Address: 1337 Van Buren Street, NW –
Description: Playground renovation – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Fort Stevens Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–s
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation – Upshur Recreation Center
Address: 4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW –
Description: Playground renovation – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Upshur Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–t
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation – Harrison Recreation Center
Address: 1330 V Street, NW –
Description: Playground renovation – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Harrison Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–u
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation – Brentwood Recreation Center
Address: 2311 14th Street, NE –
Description: Playground renovation – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Brentwood Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–v
Owner(s): D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation – Banneker Community Center
Address: 2500 Georgia Avenue, NW –
Description: Playground renovation – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Banneker Community Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–w
Owner(s): DC Water Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant –
Address: 5000 Overlook Avenue, SW –
Description: New sidestream wastewater treatment facility – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the proposed concept and final design for a new sidestream wastewater treatment facility at the Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant, as shown in drawings received and dated 10 September 2013.



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–x
Owner(s): D.C. Department of General Services – McKinley Middle School
Address: 151 T Street, NE –
Description: Building renovation, additions, and alterations–Phase I, revised canopy design – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the revised design for a proposed new canopy at the northwest entrance door, as shown in materials received and dated 10 September 2013. (Previous: CFA 16/MAY/13–g)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–y
Owner(s): D.C. Department of General Services – Shepherd Elementary School
Address: 7800 14th Street, NW –
Description: Building modernization and alterations – Final

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to the proposed final design for the first phase of the modernization of and additions to the Shepherd Elementary School building, as shown in materials received and dated 29 July 2013. It is understood that subsequent phases will complete the full project within five years of completion of the first phase of modernization. (Previous: CFA 21/MAR/13–d)



CFA Number: CFA 19/SEP/13–z
Owner(s): D.C. Department of General Services – Ballou Senior High School
Address: 3401 4th Street, SE at Trenton Street –
Description: Replacement building – Final

RECOMMENDATION: Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 5 September 2013. Final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office. (Previous: CFA 20/SEP/12–4) ACTION PREVIOUSLY DELEGATED TO STAFF

Last Modified: September 20, 2013