No objection to the final designs for the renovation and restoration of the three buildings that comprise the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site (1538, 1540, and 1542 9th Street, NW), as shown in materials received and dated 1 May 2014. Submission conforms to previously approved concept design.
Consent Calendar: CFA Meeting — 15 May 2014
No objection to the installation of wayfinding, trail markers, and interpretive signs for the portion of the Star−Spangled Banner National Historic Trail in the District of Columbia, and no objection to the installation of interpretive wayside signs in the garden of Dumbarton House and to replace the plaque mounted on the fence at Tudor Place, as shown in drawings dated 16 April 2014. No objection to installation of wayfinding signs on lampposts on M Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, provided that, to minimize visual clutter, signs are mounted at a consistent height and to enhance visibility of the new signs, the number of objects on lampposts (including signs, banners, and flower baskets) is reduced by the number of new signs. Project reviewed by the Old Georgetown Board at its 1 May 2014 meeting.
No objection to the final design for the proposed building modifications that include a new main entrance on the south facade, a relocated east entrance, and a new drop−off area south of the building, on the east side of Dahlgren Park, as shown in materials received and dated 3 April 2014. Final design conforms to the recommendations of the previous review.
No objection to the final plans for the installation of low−profile "wheel−stop" lane separators along the existing bicycle lanes in the median of Pennsylvania Avenue between Constitution Avenue and 15th Street to prevent motor vehicles from entering the bicycle lanes; and no objection to the installation of bicycle traffic control signals at intersections, as shown in materials received and dated 1 May 2014. Project conforms to the previously approved test installation of lane separators (see case number CFA 19/SEP/13−j).
No objection to the proposed concept design for alterations to the existing Chapel on Saint Elizabeths East Campus to convert the building into an Innovation and Technology Hub, as shown in materials received and dated 29 April 2014. Recommend simplifying the design of the canopies.
No objection to the final plans for the proposed infrastructure improvements project (Phase 3) on the former Bertie Backus Junior High School for the Community College of the District of Columbia, as shown in materials received and dated 29 April 2014. Work includes new access and safety improvements and other minor modifications. Project conforms to details of previously approved submissions for Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the building renovation project.
No objection to the concept design for the proposed site and building modifications and additions for the first phase of the modernization of the Plummer Elementary School building, as shown in materials received and dated 30 April 2014.
No objection to the final design for the proposed additions, alterations, and new landscaping for the historic Madison Shelter building (formerly the Madison School), as shown in materials received and dated 1 May 2014.
No objection to the final design for a new two−lane bridge to replace the existing 27th Street bridge over Broad Branch Stream adjacent to the intersection of 27th Street and Broad Branch Road, NW, as shown in materials received and dated 2 May 2014. The final design conforms to previously approved concept design.
Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 2 May 2014. Final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission.