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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 15 May 2003

OG 03-057

HPA number: 
HPA 03-089
Location: 
1238 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Zara, USA
Description: 
Mechanical equipment
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of mechanical equipment on roof over one-story rear wing of the building complex for Zara, to be screened by a painted board fence, located 10'-6" back from front of building and to be no taller than 7'-0" high above roof level, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 6 May 2003. Supplemental drawings indicate that no duct work will be visible.

OG 03-120

HPA number: 
HPA 03-223
Location: 
2908 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed two-story rear addition with a connection to existing rear wall, at the level of the basement, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 April 2003 which indicate a reduction of the height and reduction of extension into the yard to limit its impact PROVIDED chimney is deleted and consideration is given to omitting the roof deck. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-121

HPA number: 
HPA 03-224
Location: 
3331 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear additions, new garage and alterations to front
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed rear additions to first and second floor levels, and for new areaway in front of house, behind a garden wall to provide access to the basement, and for new garage off alley, PROVIDED railing above garage is deleted. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-132

HPA number: 
HPA 03-256
Location: 
3327 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Addition to second floor level on side
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed addition of second floor over one-story side wing as shown in supplemental detail drawings received and dated 2 April, 8 April and 18 April 2003, which indicate removal of rear parapet to avoid negative impact on existing tree. Recommend lowering front parapet height before construction. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-134

HPA number: 
HPA 03-258
Location: 
2629 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Relocation of A/C equipment to rear yard
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for relocation of existing mechanical equipment on public space to a location on rear yard behind fence, with an air handler unit located within chimney structure connected to each other by a 3-inch pipe covered by the mulch on flower bed as proposed by applicant in supplemental information received and dated 21 April 2003. Alterations will bring conditions back to original appearance and must be completed no later than 31 August 2003.

OG 03-149

HPA number: 
HPA 03-274
Location: 
1215 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 15 April 2003 indicate that proposed roof replacement with Miracote roof system will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review.

OG 03-150

HPA number: 
HPA 03-275
Location: 
3316 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement standing seam copper roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement-in-kind of existing metal roof with new standing seam copper roof to match detailing of existing. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-152

HPA number: 
HPA 03-277
Location: 
3040 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing stockade fence PROVIDED a wood board fence is installed. New fence must be stained or painted.

OG 03-153

HPA number: 
HPA 03-279
Location: 
1625 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Brick garden wall and wood gate
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed brick garden wall with wood gate to replace existing stockade fence which has limited visibility from public thoroughfare.

OG 03-154

HPA number: 
HPA 03-301
Location: 
1703 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Dumbarton Oaks
Description: 
Alterations to refectory and to greenhouse
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed restoration of and alterations to greenhouse and for proposed renovation of and alterations to the refectory, part of Dumbarton Oaks. Recommend further study to limit visibility of kitchen hood on roof of refectory. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendations (OG 02-135, OG 02-215 and OG 02-324). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-155

HPA number: 
HPA 03-302
Location: 
3025 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement board fence and gates
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 15 April 2003 indicate that proposed replacement of existing stockade fence with a wood board fence and gate will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review.

OG 03-156

HPA number: 
HPA 03-303
Location: 
2733 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement board fence and gates
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement board fence and gates. Fence and gates must be stained or painted. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-157

HPA number: 
HPA 03-304
Location: 
1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States
Property: 
The Foundry
Description: 
Alterations to storefront at lower level
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to lower level of The Foundry, including new storefront, ramp and new door opening on brick wall. File separate submission of drawings, including details, with permit application for any sign for the review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-159

HPA number: 
HPA 03-310
Location: 
1627 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement iron railing on roof deck
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of wood decking and of wood railing on roof deck on rear with a new white iron Belgian railing with wood handrail. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-160

HPA number: 
HPA 03-311
Location: 
3008 1/2 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement board fence and gate
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement vertical board fence. Recommend replacement fence match original design and details of existing horizontal fence in property and on adjoining properties along same side of alley using thin wood slats. New horizontal board fence must be stained. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-162

HPA number: 
HPA 03-315
Location: 
1613 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story rear addition and alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 2-story rear addition and alterations. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-163

HPA number: 
HPA 03-316
Location: 
3015 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement doors
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations including replacement doors at first and second floors at rear. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-164

HPA number: 
HPA 03-317
Location: 
3001 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows and roof slate, and repairs
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST complete overhaul of exiting windows and replacement of roof slate. Submitted materials were insufficient for permit review. Recommend careful study of condition of existing windows and roof and submission of findings and details for replacements. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details, material samples, and study of existing conditions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Applicant failed to attend public meeting in which case was discussed. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review which must be resolved prior to further permit review.

OG 03-165

HPA number: 
HPA 03-318
Location: 
3124 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Bistro Francais Restaurant
Description: 
Awning and sign
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 3'-0" high fabric awning with sign on 12-inch valance composed of 9-inch high letters reading "Bistro Francais Restaurant". Awning will have no bottom, sides or back to expose original decorated tin ceiling and walls above bay windows at the entrance, which is a contributing feature of the historic building and should be restored. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-166

HPA number: 
HPA 03-319
Location: 
3034 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Reconstruction of front steps and new fence on front yard on public space
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new limestone steps and landing to a new front door replacing French doors in front facade. See previous Recommendation (OG 02-188). Recommend AGAINST concept design for installation of a 2'-6" high iron fence in front yard on public space. Recommend proposed fence be relocated to property line or be omitted. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-167

HPA number: 
HPA 03-320
Location: 
1027 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows, rear fence and roof A/C equipment
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including wood board fence at rear, A/C equipment on roof in a location where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare and an intake grille in basement window on front facade. Recommend careful study of condition of existing windows in view of repair rather than replacement. If existing conditions indicate replacement of windows is necessary, 2/2 replacement wood windows to match original should be used. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-168

HPA number: 
HPA 03-331
Location: 
3300 M Street, NW
United States
Description: 
Alterations to storefront and addition of bay window
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to storefronts at rear corner of 33rd Street and Cady's Alley. Recommend further study of the proposed alterations to the basement entrance at corner of 33rd and M streets to introduce a diagonal storefront to in-fill the space. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details with material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-170

HPA number: 
HPA 03-322
Location: 
3327 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement doors on garage off alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations and replacement paneled wood overhead garage doors and loft door on garage off Pomander Walk, as shown in additional information received and dated 25 April 2003. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-173

HPA number: 
HPA 03-325
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Park – The Shops
Description: 
Sign
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed back-lit sign composed of 9-inch high pin-mounted letters reading "The Shops at Georgetown Park" to be located on sign band over entry doors as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 21 April 2003, PROVIDED letters have polished stainless steel finish rather than the brushed finish as proposed. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-174

HPA number: 
HPA 03-326
Location: 
1828-34 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Cafe Divan
Description: 
Alterations to roof over bay windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including addition of sloped metal roof over continuous bay window, which have been carefully restored. See previous Recommendation (OG 00-255). Recommend repair of existing roof drain system or replacement of flat roof with a flat-seam metal roof or membrane roof with profile to match existing, which will continue to be not-visible from public thoroughfare.

OG 03-175

HPA number: 
HPA 03-327
Location: 
3212 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
3-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for 3-story rear addition as proposed. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. Recommend retention of more of historic rear wall than proposed. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review which must be resolved prior to further review.

OG 03-176

HPA number: 
HPA 03-328
Location: 
1330 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Deck and alterations at 2nd floor rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed deck and alterations at second floor level at rear, including the introduction of skylights on the roof. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property.

OG 03-177

HPA number: 
HPA 03-329
Location: 
3604 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University Alumni House
Description: 
Alterations and gate-design development
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design options for proposed garden gate and for concept design development of carriage entry doors as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated __ May 2003. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-88). File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-178

HPA number: 
HPA 03-332
Location: 
3524 -3526 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Madam's Wharf restaurant
Description: 
Alterations to front and 3-level decks at rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted material is incomplete and insufficient for review. File new submission of all necessary drawings, including design for rear decks facing waterfront, with new concept application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-179

HPA number: 
HPA 03-333
Location: 
3255 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Description: 
Addition of second floor, alterations to storefront and sign
Review Type: 
revised design-Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept of addition of second floor to a one-story contributing historic building. Addition, as proposed, is too close to front parapet of building and too high to be subservient to original building. In addition, it offers access to a roof terrace behind the front parapet, which is inappropriate in the historic district. Alterations to storefront were approved in concept during previous review. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-110). File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for alterations to storefront and revised sign for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-180

HPA number: 
HPA 03-330
Location: 
3041 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Remove rear additions, new 2-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for removal of existing rear additions and for new proposed 2-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 27 May 2003 which indicate light fixtures and detailing of railing which are compatible with and more appropriate to the historic character and architectural style of front facade of building. Recommend use of molded brick for new construction, rather than proposed wire-cut brick which was not approved. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-123). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review which should be resolved prior to further review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-182

HPA number: 
HPA 03-336
Location: 
1310 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Inn
Description: 
Replacement roof antennas and equipment
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement antennas and equipment for Cingular Wireless on roof of Georgetown Inn. Proposed work includes replacement of three groupings of four antennas each, the removal of an additional grouping of four antennas, and new replacement equipment in a location where it will have limited visibility from public thoroughfare. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 03-183

HPA number: 
HPA 03-338
Location: 
3260 R Street, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)
Property: 
Book Hill Park
Description: 
Signs for Book Hill Parkland for Public Library
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for two proposed signs, one for Book Hill Park and one to replace the existing sign for Georgetown Public Library. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-184

HPA number: 
HPA 03-341
Location: 
1614 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement front door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement door and transom as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 April 2003.