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Consent Calendar: CFA Meeting — 21 July 2011

CFA 21/JUL/11-a

Location: 
The Ellipse - Constitution Avenue, E, 15th and 17th Streets, NW
United States
Owner: 
National Park Service
Property: 
President's Park
Description: 
Temporary White House Visitor Center
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed placement of a modular building to the north of the existing Ellipse Visitor Pavilion, as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011, to serve as the temporary visitor center during the rehabilitation of the White House Visitor Center (WHVC) located within the Department of Commerce building. The modular building will be removed and the site restored as soon as the rehabilitation of the WHVC is completed in the first quarter of 2013.

CFA 21/JUL/11-b

Location: 
Federal Triangle - Pennsylvania Avenue, 15th Street, and Constitution Avenue, NW
United States
Owner: 
U.S. General Services Administration
Description: 
National Capital Region First Impressions Sign Program
Review Type: 
Final
Previous Review: 
Recommendation: 

No objection to the final plans including specific individual locations for each building identification sign as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011. Project conforms to previously approved concept design and to the recommendations of the Commission. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/JUL/11-c

Location: 
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial - Nettuno, Italy
United States
Owner: 
American Battle Monuments Commission
Property: 
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Description: 
New visitor center and plaza modifications
Review Type: 
Revised concept
Previous Review: 
Recommendation: 

No objection to the revised concept design for the new visitor center and the reconfiguring of the main entrance plaza as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011. Revised design responds to the previous recommendations of the Commission.

CFA 21/JUL/11-d

Location: 
500 Indiana Avenue, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Courts
Property: 
Judiciary Square court complex
Description: 
Master Plan Amendment #2
Review Type: 
Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed master plan amendment (#2), as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011. The amendment #2 modifies the previously reviewed master plan (CFA 21/FEB/08-1) and conforms with the previously reviewed concept plan for the proposed addition to the H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse (CFA 21/APR/11-3).

CFA 21/JUL/11-e

Location: 
Sheridan Building (Bldg #17) - 3700 N. Capitol St. NW
United States
Owner: 
U.S. Department of Defense
Property: 
Armed Forces Retirement Home
Description: 
Elevator addition and window alterations
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the final design for alterations and additions to the Sheridan Building (Bldg #17), including the addition of a new elevator tower and the enlargement of of four existing window openings, as shown in materials received and dated 1 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-f

Location: 
1709 New York Avenue, NW
United States
Owner: 
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Property: 
Office building
Description: 
Perimeter security and landscape modifications
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the concept and final design for the proposed building perimeter security barriers and landscape modifications, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-g

Location: 
Harry S Truman Building - 2201 C Street, NW
United States
Owner: 
U.S. General Services Administration
Property: 
U.S. Department of State
Description: 
Rooftop distributed cellular antenna system
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed building modifications to install a rooftop distributed cellular antenna system, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-h

Location: 
Theodore Roosevelt Federal Building - 1900 E Street, NW
United States
Owner: 
U.S. General Services Administration
Property: 
Office of Personnel Manangement
Description: 
Rooftop photovoltaic system
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed installation of a rooftop photovoltaic system, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-i

Location: 
Federal Office Building 10B - 600 Independence Avenue, SW
United States
Owner: 
U.S. General Services Administration
Property: 
Wilber Wright Building
Description: 
Solar domestic hot water system
Review Type: 
Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed building modifications to install a rooftop solar domestic hot water system, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-j

Location: 
Federal Office Building 10A - 800 Independence Avenue, SW
United States
Owner: 
U.S. General Services Administration
Property: 
Orville Wright Building
Description: 
Solar domestic hot water system
Review Type: 
Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed building modifications to install a rooftop solar domestic hot water system, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-k

Location: 
12th and C Streets, SW
United States
Owner: 
U.S. General Services Administration
Property: 
Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant
Description: 
Temporary boilers and exhaust stacks
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed building modifications to the Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant and site locations for the installation of six temporary emergency boilers with exhaust stacks, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011, provided that all building modifications are reversible and restored after the temporary exhaust stacks and boilers are removed. This installation will be in place for no more than five years.

CFA 21/JUL/11-l

Location: 
600 5th Street, NW
United States
Owner: 
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Property: 
WMATA headquarters building
Description: 
Replacement areaway cover
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to the concept design for a replacement cover for the areaway at the front of the WMATA headquarters building, as shown in materials received and dated 1 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-m

Location: 
Parking Lot #3 - East Capitol and 22nd Streets, NE
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Office of Planning
Property: 
RFK Stadium
Description: 
New skatepark
Review Type: 
Final
Previous Review: 
Recommendation: 

No objection to the final design of a new skateboard park to be located on the existing parking lot northwest of the intersection of East Capitol and 22nd Streets, as shown in materials received and dated 23 June 2011. Project conforms to previously approved concept design.

CFA 21/JUL/11-n

Location: 
1st Street and Florida Avenue, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization
Property: 
Florida Avenue Park and Playground
Description: 
Park and playground rehabilitation
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed final design for the park and playground rehabilitation, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-o

Location: 
Bertie Backus campus - 5171 South Dakota Avenue, NE
United States
Owner: 
University of the District of Columbia
Property: 
Community College of D.C.
Description: 
Window replacement, accessibility modifications, and site work
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Previous Review: 
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed plans for the partial renovation (Phase 2) of the former Bertie Backus Junior High School for the Community College of the District of Columbia, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011 and in final plans received and dated 20 July 2011. The Commission recommends Option 1 for the location of the monument sign. Project conforms to details of previously approved submission for Phase 1 of the building renovation. Final approval is conditional on the submission of the construction documents. Refer to the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board.

CFA 21/JUL/11-p

Location: 
(former Margaret Murray Washington School) - 27 O Street, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Property: 
House of Lebanon
Description: 
Building alterations for senior living facility
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed concept design for building and site alterations and modifications to convert the existing Margaret Murray Washington School building to a senior living facility, as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-q

Location: 
100 Peabody Street, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Department of Real Estate Services
Property: 
Rabaut Junior High School
Description: 
Replacement windows and building alterations
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed replacement windows and doors for the Rabaut Junior High School, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011. - Final approval is conditional on the submission of the construction documents.

CFA 21/JUL/11-r

Location: 
601 Mississippi Avenue, SE
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization
Property: 
Hart Middle School
Description: 
Building renovation and accessibility ramp
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the concept and final design for the renovation of the Hart Middle School, including the addition of an accessibility ramp, as shown in materials received and dated 20 June 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-s

Location: 
2501 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization
Property: 
Birney School
Description: 
Replacement windows and doors, and rooftop mechanical equipment
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed replacement windows and doors, and rooftop mechanical equipment for the Birney School, as shown in materials received and dated 28 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-t

Location: 
1565 Morris Road, SE
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization
Property: 
Moten Elementary School
Description: 
Building modernization and alterations
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed concept design for the modernization of and alterations to the Moten Elementary School as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011. Final approval is conditional on the submission of the construction documents.

CFA 21/JUL/11-v

Location: 
2120 13th Street, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization
Property: 
Meridian Public Charter School, former Harrison School
Description: 
Building addition and renovation
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to the concept design for the proposed alterations and additions to the existing historic Harrison School building for the Meridian Public Charter School, as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-w

Location: 
100 Joliet Street, SW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation
Property: 
Bald Eagle Recreation Center
Description: 
Building renovation and addition
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the concept and final design for the proposed building renovation and addition to the Bald Eagle Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 12 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-x

Location: 
5000 Overlook Ave., SW
United States
Owner: 
DC Water
Property: 
Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant
Description: 
Vehicular canopy for security screening station
Review Type: 
Concept / Final
Recommendation: 

No objection to the proposed final plans for the addition of a canopy above the vehicular screening station on North Perimeter Road at the Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant, as shown in materials received and dated 12 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-y

Location: 
Independence Avenue, SW
United States
Owner: 
National Park Service
Property: 
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Description: 
New memorial Final
Previous Review: 
Recommendation: 

No objection to proposed scheme for lighting as demonstrated for inspection on July 19, 2011; suggest adjustments for final installation: 1) reduce brightness of lighting on torso of statue in relation to head; 2) mask sideways spill of side lighting illuminating the inner walls of Mountain of Despair which is distracting as seen from interior of memorial; and 3) dim substantially or eliminate the accent lights under the side walls of the entry court and beneath trees in planters to avoid visual competition with central memorial elements. No objection to proposed 6-inch by 6-inch Mt. Airy granite paver or standard cast-in-place concrete crosswalk.

CFA 21/JUL/11-z

Location: 
Chaplains' Hill - Corner of McClellan and Grant Drives
United States
Owner: 
U.S. Department of Defense
Property: 
Arlington National Cemetery
Description: 
Jewish Chaplains Memorial Monument
Review Type: 
Final
Previous Review: 
Recommendation: 

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 7 July 2011. Final design conforms to with the previous recommendations of the Commission.

CFA 21/JUL/11-za

Location: 
3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
United States
Owner: 
Smithsonian Institution
Property: 
National Zoological Park
Description: 
Asia Trail II and Elephant Trails
Review Type: 
Final
Previous Review: 
Recommendation: 

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 29 June 2011. Final plans conform to previously approved design.

CFA 21/JUL/11-zb

Location: 
4501 Kansas Avenue, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Department of Real Estate Services
Property: 
E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, former Clark Elementary School
Description: 
Building addition
Review Type: 
Final
Previous Review: 
Recommendation: 

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 17 June 2011. Final plans conform to previously approved concept design.