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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 20 June 2013

OG 13-064

HPA number: 
HPA 13-113
Location: 
3114 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Solar panels
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit. Submitted materials are insufficient for review. Case has been inactive for a period of time. File new submission at DCRA with dimensions and detailed drawings for installation of solar panels with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-100

HPA number: 
HPA 13-176
Location: 
1815 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for "Roosters", including sign at rear and on pedestrian portal, awnings
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for "Roosters" including two woven fabric awnings mounted within the masonry opening of the tall show windows at the rear, a sign composed of individually pin-mounted back-lit letters no taller than 12 inches high with logo at rear, and back-lit sign of letters no taller than 12 inches high pin-mounted onto metal backer panel at pedestrian portal on Wisconsin Avenue as shown in supplemental drawings dated 30 May 2013 which indicate sign at portal will align with 8-feet wide opening and power source hidden from view within the structure. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-117

HPA number: 
HPA 13-194
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to east and south elevations, sign for "Pinstripes"
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for alterations to southeast corner of 3222 M Street building complex per supplemental drawings dated 28 May 2013. Recommend no window at first floor of east wall and rectilinear door opening above, straight stair to correspond with stone wall heights, 12-inch signs, equal-size sliding windows as indicated, and removal of existing exposed electric conduits from facade. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including architectural details, dimensions, sign details and cut-sheets for replacement windows with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-124

HPA number: 
HPA 13-202
Location: 
1815 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for "JoS.A.Bank Clothiers", awnings, plaque and graphics
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that signs and awnings were installed prior to review. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme composed of back-lit letters reading "JoS A. Bank", awnings within masonry openings with lettering on valance over center show window only, one plaque, and vinyl letters applied to glass as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 June 2013 which indicate letters no taller than 16 inches high pin-mounted on wall above entry doors. Attachment must be made through mortar joints only. The internally-illuminated letters and the blade sign are not compatible to the character of the historic district, were not approved and must be removed no later than 31 October 2013.

OG 13-137

HPA number: 
HPA 13-236
Location: 
1344 Wisconsin Avenue, NW (also 1340 Wisconsin Avenue, NW)
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefronts, rooftop mechanical equipment
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations including wall mounted signs composed of 12 inch high pin-mounted letters reading '7-Eleven', repair of storefronts, transoms and windows with replacement glass where needed, removal of planters and rooftop mechanical equipment as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 June 2013 which indicate equipment will be located at rear of building where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare, 1/1 windows at 1340 Wisconsin Avenue, and retention/ repair of double doors at corner. Blade sign and privacy film applied to the glass were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-157

HPA number: 
HPA 13-275
Location: 
3108 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, sign for 'Dr. Martens'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront and back-lit sign composed of pin-mounted 12-inches high letters reading 'Dr. Martens' with a halo effect as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 June 2013 which indicate recessed central door and sidelight and two storefront bay windows with wood base no taller than 2 feet high. Face of letters on sign must not be illuminated. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-163

HPA number: 
HPA 13-286
Location: 
1115 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations, sign for 'Bank of Georgetown', roof deck
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for alterations to entrance vestibule as shown in supplemental drawings dated 9 May 2013, provided plaster ceiling with recessed down-lights is implemented and door/transom heights are consistent.

OG 13-165

HPA number: 
HPA 13-288
Location: 
3311 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations, solar panels, alterations at rear, paving, rooftop HVAC
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to basement stairs, removal of decorative metal on windows on front facade, all-wood replacement windows at rear only, alterations to rear, wood trellis and site work on rear yard, solar panels and rooftop mechanical equipment located where they will not be visible from public thoroughfare, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 June 2013 which indicate stairs to basement relocated by only one riser. Replacement of front windows, outdoor fireplace at rear and aluminum-clad replacement windows were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. Facade will have paint removed, and will be repainted if condition of brick is not even. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-168

HPA number: 
HPA 13-291
Location: 
1025 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Office building
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, re-grading arcade
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new pair of doors, transoms, and sidelights at window located immediately to the north of Thomas Jefferson Street vestibule per supplemental drawings dated 16 May 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-170

HPA number: 
HPA 13-293
Location: 
3044 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations, addition, shutters
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed addition, alterations, and shutters to significantly altered 1882 residence as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 May 2013, provided garage door does not include glass lights and it incorporates a simple vertical panel system. File new submission at DCRA with details, dimensions and cut-sheets for replacement windows with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-181

HPA number: 
HPA 13-304
Location: 
1312 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Garage at rear, alterations to enclosed porch, replacement windows
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to enclosed porch, garage at rear and replacement windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 May and 6 June 2013. No objection to panel shutters. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including architectural details and dimensions, window details and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-185

HPA number: 
HPA 13-310
Location: 
1335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Free-standing ATM on public space
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend against concept design for proposed freestanding ATM machine in public space near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Dumbarton Street, NW per drawings dated 17 May 2013 as it represents unprecedented construction in public space within the historic district.

OG 13-186

HPA number: 
HPA 13-313
Location: 
3030 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Replacement door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for two new doors at existing entrance per drawings dated 17 May 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-187

HPA number: 
HPA 13-314
Location: 
2814 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace rear patio, garden walls, fountain
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new slate rear patio and 6-foot tall brick garden walls, including fountain and spot lighting, provided the patio is laid on a pervious surface, directional lighting is pointed downward, and the wall footings span the root system of the adjacent large Walnut tree per supplemental drawings dated 12 June 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-189

HPA number: 
HPA 13-329
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Awnings and signs for 'J. Crew'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for signs and awnings was withdrawn at the written request of the applicant.

OG 13-191

HPA number: 
HPA 13-342
Location: 
1010 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
ADA ramp
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new granite faced ramp with metal mesh railing and vinyl letters reading 'Bright Horizons' on windows with applied privacy film per drawings dated 28 May 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-193

HPA number: 
HPA 13-345
Location: 
3401 Water Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Door surround, light fixture, sign for 'Gypsy Sally's,' rooftop equipment
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed door surround, menu box, painted garage door, rooftop equipment and sign scheme for 'Gypsy Sally's' provided only one goose neck light fixture over sign is used, letters of painted sign on 34th St facade are reduced to no taller than 12 inches high, and sign on north facade facing the C & O Canal and towpath is deleted as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 June 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-194

HPA number: 
HPA 13-346
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Awnings, sign for 'TJ Maxx Home Goods'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for three new red fabric awnings without side panels, projecting 3-feet, and with a 1-foot-tall valance with central awning including 'TJ Maxx Home Goods' lettering per drawings dated 30 May 2013.

OG 13-195

HPA number: 
HPA 13-347
Location: 
3226 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement trellis at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 20 May 2013 indicate that proposed replacement trellis at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 13-197

HPA number: 
HPA 13-352
Location: 
1203 Potomac Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Awning, sign, blade sign for 'Vivvy's Nails' - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for existing awning with lettering on valance only reading 'Vivvy's Nails' and for blade sign mounted on Potomac Street, which conform to previous recommendations under cases OG 08-243 and OG 09-065, provided no additional signs are installed on second floor windows and A-frame sign is removed. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-198

HPA number: 
HPA 13-353
Location: 
3406 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations, replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for window repair and replacement, door, porch, railing, and skylight alterations, as well as new stone stoop per drawings dated 20 May 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-200

HPA number: 
HPA 13-356
Location: 
3100 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Light fixture
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new sconce and small brass plaque with '3100' at front entrance.

OG 13-201

HPA number: 
HPA 13-357
Location: 
2739 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace broken windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of basement windows on bay with custom made single-glazed all-wood window replicas to match details, profile and dimensions of existing windows and sized to fit masonry opening. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-204

HPA number: 
HPA 13-360
Location: 
1422 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Rear alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to stabilize rear brick wall, compromised by recently collapsed ell, with toothed in new brick per supplemental drawings dated 12 June 2013. Alterations to the front facade or to the slate roof were deleted from this permit application. File new submission at DCRA for repair of slate roof with permit application for review by the Commission as soon as possible to minimize damage to building. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-205

HPA number: 
HPA 13-361
Location: 
3401 Water Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to garage doors, light fixtures, cameras, exposed conduits - existing
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the alterations to garage doors, the new light fixtures and cameras with exposed electric conduits were completed prior to review or contrary to the previous recommendations for 'Malmaison'. No objection to issuance of permit for garage doors as installed. Exposed conduits on facades must be removed, light fixtures must be mounted flush with wall (eliminate box), and east camera must be incorporated into canopy over entrance door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 June 2013. Corrections to work as-built must be completed no later than 30 September 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-206

HPA number: 
HPA 13-362
Location: 
3700 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – Dahlgren Quadrangle
Description: 
Site work, lighting, dormer windows, and landscaping
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new granite stairs, metal railings, brick paths and paving, landscape lighting with shields, and single-light wood sashes in existing dormers at Dahlgren Chapel and quadrangle per drawings dated 29 May 2013 and 12 June 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-207

HPA number: 
HPA 13-363
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, sign for 'H&M'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to alteration of permit for new show windows with new precast stone sills and aluminum storefront vestibule with 22-inch tall internally illuminated reverse channel letters for 'H&M' sign as indicated in drawings dated 17 May 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-208

HPA number: 
HPA 13-364
Location: 
3010 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Basement window replacements
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new basement wood, multi-light, SDL, casement windows per supplemental plans dated 7 June 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-209

HPA number: 
HPA 13-365
Location: 
3046 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New basement window well
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit for new areaway and basement egress window at front facade of semi-detached residence as shown in drawings dated 17 May 2013. A window well in this location will not be compatible with the character of the front facade of historic building.

OG 13-210

HPA number: 
HPA 13-366
Location: 
3416 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Exterior gas line on face of side wall - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that gas line was mounted to facade of historic frame structure prior to review. Recommend against issuance of permit for exposed gas line on facade which is not appropriate to or compatible with the character of the historic building and district. Recommend gas line be placed in crawl space or eliminating gas line.

OG 13-211

HPA number: 
HPA 13-367
Location: 
1632 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Replacement door, blade sign for 'Lovely'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement door for entrance to second floor retail space and for blade sign no larger than 24 inches by 36 inches reading 'Lovely' mounted to right of door. Recommend existing original door be retained in site for future replacement. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-212

HPA number: 
HPA 13-368
Location: 
2527 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 20 May 2013 indicate that proposed replacement fence at rear will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 13-213

HPA number: 
HPA 13-369
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefront / replace doors
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for 9 feet 4 inches full-height mechanically operated metal doors per supplemental drawings dated 5 June 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-215

HPA number: 
HPA 13-371
Location: 
1632 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New fences
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit on 20 May 2013 indicate that proposed new 6-foot high wood vertical board fences will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Any modifications to the proposed work made during DCRA Technical Review that would make the work visible must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-219

HPA number: 
HPA 13-375
Location: 
3050 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use complex
Description: 
Alterations, enclosure at terrace
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including fixed canvas canopy, enclosure of terrace on south facade with system of retractable awnings and folding glass doors, replacement of storefront system, new door and railing as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 June 2013. The signage and the ADA lift were not part of the scope of work under this permit application and will be filed at DCRA separately for review by the Commission. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-220

HPA number: 
HPA 13-376
Location: 
3052 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residential
Description: 
Revisions to permit - asphalt parking lot
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to revision to permit to replace approved asphalt pavers at parking lot at rear with proposed asphalt paving to match existing as shown in supplemental information dated 20 May 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-222

HPA number: 
HPA 13-378
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for 'Olivia Macaron', outdoor seating
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of white vinyl letters no taller than 12 inches high reading 'Olivia Macaron' applied to the clear glass of the transom, and for outdoor seating (two tables and four chairs) as shown in drawings dated 17 May 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-223

HPA number: 
HPA 13-379
Location: 
1621 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Site work: metal arbor, terraces, light fixtures, landscaping
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed site work, including metal arbor, terraces, light fixtures and landscaping as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 June 2013 provided terraces are permeable on a sand base. The gate off the alley, the metal lattice panels and the proposed up-lights were deleted from the scope of work under this permit application. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-224

HPA number: 
HPA 13-380
Location: 
1624 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear, replacement window
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit of 18 June 2013 indicate that proposed alterations and replacement window at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: Any modifications to the proposed work as a result of DCRA Technical Review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-225

HPA number: 
HPA 13-381
Location: 
3128 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition, alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed projecting bay with 6/6 wood simulated divided light windows, copper standing seam roof, rear porch, and stair per supplemental drawings dated 12 June 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of the permit.

OG 13-230

HPA number: 
HPA 13-406
Location: 
3030 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace rear deck
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit of 18 June 2013 indicate that proposed alterations and replacement window at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: Any modifications to the proposed work as a result of DCRA Technical Review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-236

HPA number: 
HPA 13-416
Location: 
3100 N Street, NW - #9
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows at 3rd floor rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit of 18 June 2013 indicate that proposed alterations and replacement window at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: Any modifications to the proposed work as a result of DCRA Technical Review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-245

HPA number: 
HPA 13-435
Location: 
3100 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement decking and railing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit on 18 June 2013 indicate that the proposed decking and railing will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: Any modifications to the proposed work as a result of DCRA Technical Review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.