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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 20 February 2003

OG 02-342a

HPA number: 
HPA 02-619
Location: 
1251 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Sketchers
Description: 
Alterations to storefront
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront ONLY as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 27 January 2003 which indicate masonry opening on first floor aligning with windows above and a 1'-3" tall base for the storefront as recommended during concept review (OG 02-110). Alterations to side elevation are NOT part of this application. See previous Recommendation for new replacement brick stoops as reviewed under case OG 02-117. 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. File separate submission of working drawings, including details, with permit application for sign for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 02-342b

HPA number: 
HPA 02-619
Location: 
1251 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Sketchers
Description: 
Alterations to storefront
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront ONLY as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 27 January 2003 which indicate masonry opening on first floor aligning with windows above and a 1'-3" tall base for the storefront as recommended during concept review (OG 02-110). See separate review under OG 03-92 which indicates in supplemental drawings the retention of second floor of front portion of building to preserve its historic character as perceived through the new storefront. Alterations to side elevation are NOT part of this application. See previous Recommendation for new replacement brick stoops as reviewed under case OG 02-117. Proposed replacement windows on front facade as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 4 March 2003 were NOT approved. 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. File separate submission of working drawings, including details, with permit applications for sign and for window replacement for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 02-348

HPA number: 
HPA 02-634
Location: 
1070 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Moby Dick House of Kabob
Description: 
Replacement menu sign - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of menu sign no larger than 18" x 24" and for covering of window as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 28 January 2003. Existing oversized menu sign covering window must be removed no later than 31 May 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 03-060

HPA number: 
HPA 03-105
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Park – The Shops
Description: 
Enclosure of arcade and new storefronts
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for enclosure of arcade with proposed storefront which is inappropriate and incompatible with the character of the original historic facade retained at the second floor level, which is an element contributing to the Historic District. No objection to general concept for enclosure of arcade with a design that is compatible with historic character of the facade. Recommend further study of alternative design for new storefronts in-keeping with details of existing storefronts elsewhere in Georgetown Park. The Commission regrets that after comments for further study were offered during the Board review of January 3, 2003, installation of the storefronts was commenced without a permit or approval. File new submission of alternate design with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review which should be completed prior to re-submission.

OG 03-061

HPA number: 
HPA 03-113
Location: 
1411 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement of brick paving on side passageway
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of brick pavers on passageway on side of house to match existing, in coordination with waterproofing project.

OG 03-065

HPA number: 
HPA 03-123
Location: 
1425 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New 42-inch high iron fence on public space in front
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 40-inch high iron fence with two gates in front yard on public space, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 23 January 2003, PROVIDED scroll on gates be deleted, which can be replaced either with arched higher pickets or flat top similar to the rest of the panels on fence. 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 03-067

HPA number: 
HPA 03-125
Location: 
3225 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Level 10
Description: 
Signs and awning
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed awning and sign composed of individually-pin-mounted 9-inch tall letters reading "LVL 10' and 5-inch tall letters reading "Level 10', and for lettering on valance of awning, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 January and 5 February 2003. No other signs will be installed on glass of storefront. Existing sign, which has been installed on a temporary basis, must be removed no later than 31 May 2003.

OG 03-069

HPA number: 
HPA 03-128
Location: 
3016 Cambridge Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Brick garden wall and garage door for parking pad off alley and rear terrace
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept for proposed 7'-0" high brick garden wall with folding wood doors, parking pad in rear yard and terrace as shown in red-lining of supplemental drawings received and dated 28 January 2003. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and material samples, for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-070

HPA number: 
HPA 03-129
Location: 
3218 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Key's Court
Description: 
Addition to rear and 2nd floor and alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations for Keys Court, including two-story rear addition, addition to second floor at rear, alterations to interior court and alterations to front windows for new doors as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 21 February 2003. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-045). 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. Although there is no objection to general concept for new brick walls for court in front of building to be located along front property line, there is insufficient information for permit review and this portion of the project has been deleted from this permit application. File new submission of working drawings, including site plan, floor plan, dimensions and details, with new permit application for front court, fountain and alterations for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-078

HPA number: 
HPA 03-151
Location: 
1300 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Description: 
Alterations to storefront and reconstruction of historic bays
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 27 January 2003 which indicate two new 9'-2" wide bay windows projecting no more than 1'-10 1/4" with a 2'-0" high paneled base, and retention of window openings on rear wing. 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 03-079a

HPA number: 
HPA 03-161
Location: 
3115 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Presbyterian Church
Description: 
Gate on brick wall, alterations for handicapped access, and A/C units on alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to Georgetown Presbyterian Church, including new opening on brick garden wall with piers and metal gate, new handicapped access ramp within garden court, alterations to basement window for new door to match detailing of existing front doors, new mechanical equipment on side yard and on roof of one story rear addition off alley, new bay window within interior court which will not be visible from public thoroughfare, and new light fixtures as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated February 2003, PROVIDED all exposed conduits and piping on the exterior of walls be concealed as much as possible, as agreed to by applicant. 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 03-079b

HPA number: 
HPA 03-161
Location: 
3115 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Presbyterian Church
Description: 
Gate on brick wall, alterations for handicapped access, and A/C units on alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

STATUS: Postponed at the written request of applicant for submission of supplemental drawings for review.

OG 03-080

HPA number: 
HPA 03-163
Location: 
1696 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement roof covering
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for resurfacing of roof with the “Miracote Roof System” PROVIDED the color is gray rather than tan.

OG 03-081

HPA number: 
HPA 03-165
Location: 
3016 Cambridge Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to three–story rear addition – revision to permit
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to approved permit for three–story rear addition to modify windows for French doors with metal railings. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendations (OG 03-55 and OG 02-258). 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 03-083

HPA number: 
HPA 03-167
Location: 
3002 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear additions to 1st and 2nd floor
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept for proposed alterations and addition to rear at first and second floor levels. Recommend further study of design of bay window, which should have more glass and be lower, and of first floor deck which should not be connected to bay and requires relocation of stairs. File new submission of concept development drawings with new concept application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-086

HPA number: 
HPA 03-171
Location: 
3218 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Key's Court
Description: 
Excavation of basement for rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed excavation work and underground work in coordination with proposed rear addition which has received concept design approval. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-045). See separate review of rest of project under separate permit application (case OG 03-070). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review.

OG 03-087

HPA number: 
HPA 03-172
Location: 
3314 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Addition of pergola to garden side of rear garage
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed pergola addition to garden side of garage. 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 03-088

HPA number: 
HPA 03-174
Location: 
3604 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University Alumni House
Description: 
Alterations and window replacement
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for alterations to complex of 5 townhouses for the Georgetown University Alumni House, including new window openings on O St, replacement windows to match 2/2 existing windows which will be repaired, excavation for addition at basement level, partial demolition of mechanical shed at rear, and alterations to window openings for new doors at rear. Recommend further study of carriageway and gate to keep it visually open or transparent. File new submission of concept development drawings with new concept application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 03-090a

HPA number: 
HPA 03-176
Location: 
1320 27th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to front windows and door, and new stoop
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for alterations to front window and door openings as proposed. Recommend further study of retention of existing door opening, stoop and railing. Recommend removal of steps to existing stoop and deletion of proposed wood panels beneath windows. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review which should be completed prior to further review.

OG 03-090b

HPA number: 
HPA 03-176
Location: 
1320 27th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to front windows and door, and new stoop
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to front facade for new entry stoop and new window and door openings as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 February 2003 which indicate retention of existing door opening, stoop and railing; removal of steps to existing stoop and deletion of previously proposed wood panels beneath windows. 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 03-091

HPA number: 
HPA 03-177
Location: 
1258 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
GAP building
Description: 
Alterations to base of alley wall and paving
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations including underground barrier which is only visible as a concrete curb, 8" wide and 6"tall, at the base of the rear stucco–covered walls, and for the re–surfacing of the paving off the alley. 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 03-092a

HPA number: 
HPA 03-171
Location: 
1251 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Sketchers
Description: 
Revision to slope of roof of rear addition,
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to approved permit for rear addition to include a sloping roof as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated February 2003. See previous Recommendation for permit review (OG 01-047). The Commission is on record opposing the removal of the second floor framing in the front portion of the building, which has been deleted from this application. See review of previous proposal (OG 02-117) in which stoops to doors to the second floor were approved. Retention of the second floor preserves the character of the historic building as perceived through the new glassy storefront approved separately (see OG 02-342). Mechanical equipment on roof at rear should be retained where originally approved, in a location not visible from the alley. 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 03-092b

HPA number: 
HPA 03-171
Location: 
1251 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Sketchers
Description: 
Revision to slope of roof of rear addition,– revision to permit
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to approved permit for rear addition to include a sloping roof as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 4 March 2003 ONLY. See previous Recommendation for permit review (OG 01-047). Supplemental drawings indicate retention of second floor on front portion of historic building. Retention of the second floor preserves the character of the historic building as perceived through the new glassy storefront approved separately (see OG 02-342). The Commission is on record opposing the removal of the second floor framing in the front portion of the building, which has been deleted from this application. See review of previous proposal (OG 02-117) in which stoops to doors to the second floor were approved. Mechanical equipment on roof at rear should be retained where originally approved, in a location not visible from the alley. 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 03-093

HPA number: 
HPA 03-172
Location: 
1206 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Best Wings Restaurant
Description: 
Alterations to storefront and rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations and additions to structure on alley as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 February 2003. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-046). 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. File separate submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for any sign review by the Commission when ready.