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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 17 October 2013

OG 13-059

HPA number: 
HPA 13-086
Location: 
3240 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story rear addition with basement, alterations for trellis
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition and alterations, including restoration of historic building, rear garden wall, permeable terrace of bluestone pavers on a gravel base, and landscape plan, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 December 2012 and 16 January 2013, which indicate all vents relocated to roof, and down lights only, and for metal and wood trellis as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 October 2013 which indicate a symmetrical layout of trellis centered in front of paired windows and aligning with vertical joints on metal panels on side wall and with 2 x 8 wood members painted or stained with an opaque stain. Trellis is a modification to the design made during DCRA Technical Review. Erect a material sample panel on site for review and approval by the Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering materials. Approval of the design is conditional on the approval of the material samples. Recommend that entrance gate be relocated perpendicular to the house. 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 13-152

HPA number: 
HPA 13-251
Location: 
1511 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows at rear - existing, replacement front windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that replacement vinyl windows were installed on the rear elevation prior to review or permit. Submission materials are not sufficient for review. Recommend against issuance of permit as replacement windows with internal grilles on rear elevation are not appropriate to this contributing building or compatible with the character of the historic district. Recommend retaining and repairing existing historic wood windows on front facade with the use of storm windows if needed. File new submission at DCRA with drawings for wood double-hung windows for rear elevation similar to those existing at front, including details, dimensions and cut sheets, with permit application no later than the 17 October 2013 filing deadline for review by the Commission.

OG 13-167

HPA number: 
HPA 13-290
Location: 
2718 Poplar Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace windows - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that replacement windows were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing windows with Marvin 1/1 Wood Ultimate double hung windows sized to fit the masonry opening as shown in supplemental information dated 18 September 2013, provided the brick mould matches the one used at 2716 Poplar Street and only a half-screen is used. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-251

HPA number: 
HPA 13-441
Location: 
3009 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Raze garage, alterations for parking pad, site work
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit to demolish one-car garage and establish parking pad at northern end of lot. Recommend reconceived design which includes walls along property lines separating parking area from alley and street views. File new concept submission with Commission when ready.

OG 13-268

HPA number: 
HPA 13-487
Location: 
1306 27th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows and doors
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit. Submission materials are not sufficient for review. Recommend retaining and repairing existing windows with the use of storm windows if needed. File new submission at DCRA with permit application for review by the Commission. Comply with 'Submission Requirements for Replacement Window Proposals' on its web site.

OG 13-272

HPA number: 
HPA 13-491
Location: 
3302 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Metal gate, stairs and repaving of rear yard - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the work at the rear, including the removal of the brick garden wall, of the brick pavers on pedestrian alley and of the patio pavers, the installation of the metal stairs and the re-grading of the yard, was completed prior to review or permit and exceeds the scope of work on approved design (see OG 11-115). Recommend against issuance of permit for work as completed, and for proposed metal gate and paving of rear yard as proposed. Recommend return to previously approved design. Corrective work to be completed no later than 31 January 2014.

OG 13-279

HPA number: 
HPA 12-498
Location: 
2934 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Awnings and back-lit sign for 'Pier 2934 Cajun Seafood', alterations to rear - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the awning, signs, light fixtures, rear portal and gate, fence and alterations to the rear were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront; two light fixtures by entrance door; sign scheme composed of 11 inch high halo-lit pushed-through logo, back-lit aluminum channel letters no taller than 11 inches reading 'Pier 2934' pin-mounted to storefront cornice, and 3 1/4 inch letters applied to the glass on two storefront windows; and for four woven fabric awnings within the openings as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 September 2013 which indicate opaque faces for letters and logo. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear, including low metal fence and gate, and replacement light fixtures on lampposts as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 September 2013 which conform to previously approved corrective work (see OG 12-098). Existing single awning covering architectural features on facade, sign scheme, light fixtures with exposed conduits, neon signs, and new alterations at the rear were not approved and must be removed no later than 31 January 2014. 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 13-285

HPA number: 
HPA 13-505
Location: 
1200 Potomac Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Stockade fence and timber retaining wall - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the replacement fence and alterations to the planter were initiated prior to review or permit. Recommend against the issuance of permit for a stockade fence in this location along Prospect Street and for the replacement of the planter curb with a retaining wall composed of timbers, which is not typical or compatible to the character of the historic district. Recommend study of a landscape solution including a vertical wood board fence with a flat top, painted or stained, and a brick curb to match the height of the original curb with plantings and ground cover to hold the soil in place. File new submission of landscape plan and details with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-302

HPA number: 
HPA 13-524
Location: 
3130-3132 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Brick wall, gates and re-grading of side yards
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to side yards including gates, brick garden wall, re-grading of side yards at both properties, and for brick terrace and gazebo at rear yard of 3132 P Street as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 September 2013 which indicate a lawn panel within terrace, provided roof of gazebo is standing seam copper and terrace is permeable on a base of sand and gravel. File new submissions at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with separate permit applications for each property for review by the Commission.

OG 13-304

HPA number: 
HPA 13-526
Location: 
1634 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for 'Sleepy's'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed back-lit sign composed of 12 inch high pin-mounted aluminum letters reading 'Sleepy's' centered above show window on the Wisconsin Avenue facade and for the temporary installation of a 'Grand Opening' banner as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 September 2013 which indicate all penetrations made through the mortar joints only. The existing awning (which obscures architectural ornament on the masonry opening for entrance doors, its shape is not compatible with this building, and was installed prior to review or permit) and the sign at rear facing 33rd Street will be removed as part of the scope of work. A replacement awning, rear sign and temporary bunting were deleted from his permit application. 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 13-305

HPA number: 
HPA 13-527
Location: 
3009 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use
Description: 
Rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new lowered entrance and multi-light true-divided-light wood windows at front elevation, demolition of 1930s garage, and new rear addition with commercial and residential entrances per supplemental drawings dated 19 September 2013. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-311

HPA number: 
HPA 13-534
Location: 
1699 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to driveway, relocate curb-cut on public space
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for reconfiguration of driveway and walkway, relocation of curb-cut on 31st Street, and removal of existing concrete driveway as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 September 2013 which indicates a 12-feet wide pea gravel driveway including an 18-inch wide limestone border. Recommend curb-cut and apron at R Street are reduced to 12-feet wide and surfaced with brick to match new curb-cut on 31st Street. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-316

HPA number: 
HPA 13-539
Location: 
3053 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition at fourth floor, alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to the issuance of the permit for proposed rear addition at fourth floor and alterations as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 September 2013 which indicate the eaves line of addition is no taller than 9 feet and 1 1/2 inches above the roof. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-321

HPA number: 
HPA 13-561
Location: 
2914 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement window standards for condominiums
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed selection of replacement window sash and wood storm window to be used for future replacement window proposals throughout the Downing & Vaux Condominiums. Replacement window sashes to be Marvin 6/6 single-glazed all wood sashes with 7/8 inch muntins to match profile and detailing of existing conditions, with wood storm windows to match existing. File new submission at DCRA for each condominium unit, including detailed drawings with dimensions, with separate permit applications for each replacement window proposal for review by the Commission.

OG 13-322

HPA number: 
HPA 13-579
Location: 
3000 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Repair metal fence, new stair rail
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to repair of existing fence with exact in-kind iron parts. The proposed handrail at the front steps has been deleted from this application.

OG 13-323

HPA number: 
HPA 13-580
Location: 
1211 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for 'Tory Burch'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of pin mounted 6 3/8-inch high brass and 3-inch vinyl letters reading 'Tory Burch' per drawings dated 24 September 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-324

HPA number: 
HPA 13-584
Location: 
3700 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – Leavey Center
Description: 
Replacement generator and enclosure
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit of 17 September 2013 indicate that proposed replacement generator, enclosure, and exhaust vent at the Leavey Center will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 13-325

HPA number: 
HPA 13-585
Location: 
1546 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace front doors, shutters, light
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new wood 10-panel front door, with wood storm door, new operable wood louvered shutters 1 3/8" thick, and new basement doors per drawings dated 18 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 permit.

OG 13-326

HPA number: 
HPA 13-591
Location: 
1532 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows and doors at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit of 17 September 2013 indicate that proposed replacement of rear windows and doors at first floor and basement will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 13-327

HPA number: 
HPA 13-592
Location: 
3024 1/2 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace rear door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of rear door and transom as shown in supplemental drawings dated 1 November 2013 which indicate a paneled wood door with a glazed single light top panel; provided that the brick mould matches the dimensions, detailing, and profile of the existing brick mould. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-328

HPA number: 
HPA 13-595
Location: 
3338 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Awnings
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for two proposed woven fabric awnings mounted within the masonry openings as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 October 2013 which indicate shed awnings with open sides. Proposed lettering for additional signs was deleted from this permit application. 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 13-329

HPA number: 
HPA 13-596
Location: 
2804 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit to replace asbestos shingles with GAF Slateline shingles with copper flashing and guttering.

OG 13-330

HPA number: 
HPA 13-597
Location: 
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – CCC, MedStar Hospital
Description: 
Temporary trailers on podium
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit of 17 September 2013 indicate that proposed installation of temporary trailers on the podium of the CCC Building at the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 13-331

HPA number: 
HPA 13-598
Location: 
3050 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use complex
Description: 
Signs for 'Fiola Mare'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of 12 inch high back-lit pin-mounted brush finish stainless steel letters reading 'Fiola Mare' mounted to frame of fixed canopy and for non-illuminated blade sign attached to pole for flood gate as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 September 2013 which indicate mounting plates for blade sign will not be visible. Sign mounted to ADA lift was 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 permit.

OG 13-332

HPA number: 
HPA 13-599
Location: 
3050 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use complex
Description: 
ADA lift
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of ADA lift as shown in supplemental drawings dated 31 October 2013 which indicate new lift located next to stairs at east end of terrace for 'Fiola Mare' and clad in IPE wood to match floodgate posts. There will be no signs on lift. 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 permit.

OG 13-334

HPA number: 
HPA 13-602
Location: 
1409 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New openings, window well, alterations to side yard
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new four-light casement wood window at basement with window well and new six-light side wood door at extended terrace per supplemental drawings dated 23 October 2013, provided spacer bars are installed.

OG 13-335

HPA number: 
HPA 13-603
Location: 
3129 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to garage opening at front
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for widening of existing garage opening to 7'-1 1/4" only and new composite wood garage door per drawings dated 24 September 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design made during DCRA Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for the approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-336

HPA number: 
HPA 13-604
Location: 
1301 36th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Holy Trinity School – Lower School
Description: 
Addition and alterations to Lower School
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed addition and alterations to the Lower School as shown in drawings dated 13 September and 29 October 2013. Erect a material sample panel on site for review and approval by the Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering materials. Approval of the design is conditional on the approval of the material samples. Mechanical equipment on roof to be located where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. 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 13-337

HPA number: 
HPA 13-605
Location: 
1325 36th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Holy Trinity School – Upper School
Description: 
Addition and alterations to Upper School
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed addition and alterations to the Upper School as shown in drawings dated 13 September and 29 October 2013. Erect a material sample panel on site for review and approval by the Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering materials. Approval of the design is conditional on the approval of the material samples. Recommend use of salvaged brick to in-fill openings on side wall of historic building. Mechanical equipment on roof to be located where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. 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 13-338

HPA number: 
HPA 13-606
Location: 
2803 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Two-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition of an enclosed porch to replace one-story rear open porch as shown in supplemental drawings dated 25 October 2013 which indicate Lowen all-wood double-hung and fixed windows with 3/4 inch simulated divided light muntins and half-screens. 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 permit.

OG 13-340

HPA number: 
HPA 13-608
Location: 
3113 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition at second floor, alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed rear addition at second floor and alterations to existing one-story structure as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 October 2013 which indicate that addition is recessed from the corners and lower than the roof of the historic ell. 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 permit.

OG 13-341

HPA number: 
HPA 13-609
Location: 
1115 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for 'Bank of Georgetown'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new 8-inch tall titanium letters with medium bronze finish at entrance frieze per supplemental drawings dated 23 October 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 permit.

OG 13-343

HPA number: 
HPA 13-611
Location: 
3616 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New decks and alterations to rear windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear, including new decks, terrace and replacement of windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 October 2013 which indicate a Nana folding door system, horizontal wood slats on both sides of the fences, and structural glass railing replacing metal railing on top floor. 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 permit.

OG 13-344

HPA number: 
HPA 13-613
Location: 
3223 Volta Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Repair standing seam metal roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for repair of existing standing seam metal roof as indicated in additional information dated 4 October 2013 reducing the scope of the work to clean and repaint the existing roof. Replacement of the existing standing seam metal roof with Englert 24 gauge Galvalume roof, as previously proposed, is not compatible with the historic detailing of the existing roof, was not approved and was 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 permit.