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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 18 July 2013

OG 13-146

HPA number: 
HPA 13-245
Location: 
1050 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Hotel
Description: 
Light, flags, speakers, screening
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that all of the proposed alterations were not submitted together as part of the various concept review applications submitted for this building. No objection to two new flag poles attached to wall flanking canopy; one speaker below each canopy; cornice lighting to be operated at no more than 50% of dimming capacity; and screening installed behind louvers to block equipment from view per supplemental drawings dated 12 July 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 13-164

HPA number: 
HPA 13-287
Location: 
1211 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Storefront alterations, sign for 'Tory Burch'
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for alterations including new brick infill panel, show window with brushed brass frame, glass door with orange enamel transom, fabric awning, and pin mounted 6 3/8-inch high polished brass letters reading 'Tory Burch' per supplemental drawings dated 18 June 2013. File new submission at DCRA with dimensioned and detailed drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-180

HPA number: 
HPA 13-303
Location: 
1521 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition over terrace and alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed addition of bay window over side terrace and for alterations to rear, including demolition of enclosed porch, new brick terrace and stairs, French doors and window openings as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 June 2013 provided that window panes on bay and rear match. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details, dimensions, and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission. Note the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property.

OG 13-184

HPA number: 
HPA 13-307
Location: 
3053 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition at fourth floor
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed rear addition at fourth floor and new window openings on side walls as shown in supplemental drawings dated 26 June 2013 provided dormer is moved to the west party wall, windows are aligned with openings below, roof is lowered, window sills are raised with siding underneath (eliminate lower windows) and gutter is flushed with chimney. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details, dimensions, and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-196

HPA number: 
HPA 13-351
Location: 
1115 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for alterations to vestibule and penthouse/roof deck as shown in drawings dated 20 June 2013 which indicates new glass doors, ATM machine, gypsum ceiling, and recessed lights for Bank of Georgetown with 8-inch tall non-illuminated pin mounted bronze sign at frieze. 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 13-202

HPA number: 
HPA 13-358
Location: 
3401 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to rear, enclose second floor porch
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to rear and enclosed porch as shown in Scheme B on supplemental drawings dated 26 June 2013 which indicate fixed wood doors with full-light between posts on first floor, a recessed wall behind the porch posts on second floor, and a flat top iron picket fence and gate in courtyard. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details, dimensions, and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-214

HPA number: 
HPA 13-370
Location: 
3299 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, new openings, replacement windows
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new storefront with 1-foot solid base and new openings at west elevation per sheet A-2 in supplemental drawings dated 20 June 2013. File new submission at DCRA with dimensioned and detailed drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-216

HPA number: 
HPA 13-372
Location: 
2721 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace double-hung windows with casement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit. Submission materials are insufficient for review. File new submission at DCRA with details, dimensions and cut-sheets for replacement windows with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-217

HPA number: 
HPA 13-373
Location: 
3101 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial / office
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit for proposed replacement windows. Proposed 9/9 insulated windows with flat tops, double-glazing, wide true-divided-light muntins and vinyl jamb liners are not appropriate to this historic building. Recommend 2/2 all-wood windows, with arched tops and 1/1 paired windows on M Street facade, to return building to its original condition as per 1969 photograph.

OG 13-218

HPA number: 
HPA 13-374
Location: 
2605 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of the permit for the proposed replacement windows. Submitted materials are insufficient for review. Proposed vinyl jamb liner and simulated-divided-light muntins are not appropriate. File new submission at DCRA with dimensioned details and cut-sheets, including comparable drawings of the existing and proposed jamb, sill, head, muntin and brick mould, with a permit application for review by the Commission. Recommend bringing a sample window to the meeting.

OG 13-221

HPA number: 
HPA 13-377
Location: 
3045 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to door, repair windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including relocation of front door and sidelights to replace metal gates within door surround provided new door and sidelights extend to full height of opening as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 June and 15 July 2013 which indicate that the existing windows will be repaired and that door and sidelights will extend to full height of opening. Replacement of windows 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.

OG 13-227

HPA number: 
HPA 13-390
Location: 
1018 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement windows at rear as shown in supplemental information dated 19 June and 12 July 2013 which indicate full tear out of non-original window and installation of Pella Architect Series insulated 1/1 all-wood windows sized to fit masonry opening, with new brick mould to match profile of brick mould on front facade, and half-screens. Proposed clad-windows 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 permit.

OG 13-228

HPA number: 
HPA 13-400
Location: 
3277 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for 'Capitol Prague Restaurant'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit for three proposed banners with lettering reading 'Capitol Prague Restaurant. Recommend a flat wall-mounted sign above entrance. Similar proposals for banners on this building were not approved (see previous recommendations for cases OG 13-177, OG 10-252 and OG 09-252). All other existing banners on this building were installed prior to review or permit and must be removed. Existing poles, light fixtures and exposed conduits must be removed no later than 31 October 2013. Note that applicant did not attend the meeting in which this project was reviewed. File new submission at DCRA with shop drawings for a wall-mounted flat sign, including details, dimensions, materials and installation method, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-229

HPA number: 
HPA 13-401
Location: 
1511 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Rear addition at second floor
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for a one-story rear addition at the second floor as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 July 2013 which indicate addition is 2 feet lower than the rear wall of building, use of double hung windows, and in-fill of window opening on rear wall, PROVIDED that removal of banner is included as part of the scope of work on this permit application. Existing banner with lettering reading 'Solbiato' mounted to front facade was installed prior to review, was not approved and must be removed no later than 31 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 13-231

HPA number: 
HPA 13-407
Location: 
1622 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Two-story rear addition to replace one-story covered porch
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend one-story rear addition, rather than two-story addition, in keeping with the historic rear elevations of this row of five residences. File new submission at DCRA with dimensioned and detailed drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-233

HPA number: 
HPA 13-412
Location: 
3044 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations, addition, shutters
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for window and door alterations, new shutters, and rear additions to residence as shown in drawings dated 14 June and 9 July 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 13-234

HPA number: 
HPA 13-413
Location: 
1243 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear, replacement window on side wall
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear for new French doors, and replacement windows as shown in supplemental information and drawings dated 19 June and 17 July 2013 which indicate all-wood single-light casement windows with divided-light transoms and removal of existing window frames provided horizontal muntin on window on side wall is removed to match all other windows. Dimensions and glass area of new sashes must match existing. 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 13-235

HPA number: 
HPA 13-414
Location: 
2622 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
New metal stairs
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed metal stairs on entry door to east of storefront bay. 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 13-237

HPA number: 
HPA 13-417
Location: 
3307 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefront
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront to replace doors with a show window as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 July 2013 which indicate narrow mullions to match existing frame. Existing gooseneck light fixtures must be removed as part of this work. 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 13-238

HPA number: 
HPA 13-418
Location: 
3616 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear, new decks, replacement windows
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to rear, including new decks, terrace and replacement windows. File new submission at DCRA with concept development drawings, including details, dimensions, cut-sheets and section drawings that address the change in grade between adjoining properties, for review by the Commission.

OG 13-239

HPA number: 
HPA 13-419
Location: 
1621 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Replacement doors and windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement front door, side door with transom, show window, basement awning windows and double-hung windows with 1/1 all wood windows provided height of front door matches height of original door and returns transom bar to original width, existing brick mould is retained and repaired, replacement windows are sized to fit masonry opening (without introduction of second frame) and either half-screens or no screens are used as shown in supplemental information dated 20 June 2013. Shutters will be removed as part of the scope of work. Replacement of windows and doors at rear were deleted from this permit application and will be submitted separately. Note that signs mounted on front facade and to pole on front yard were installed prior to review or permit. File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for signs no later than the 15 August 2013 deadline 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 permit.

OG 13-240

HPA number: 
HPA 13-420
Location: 
3259 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, signs for 'Coach'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for removal of awnings at upper stories and two new 2-feet deep awnings without sides over show windows and valances with 4 inches high lettering reading 'Coach;' and stainless steel 6 1/4 inches push-through 'Coach' lettering over doors.

OG 13-241

HPA number: 
HPA 13-421
Location: 
3000 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use
Description: 
Replace sails with fixed canopy at 'Farmers Fishers Bakers'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against the issuance of permit for the proposed replacement of sails with a fixed canopy. As proposed, the canopy will require additional structural members between the columns and will adversely impact the character of the lower plaza and the outdoor seating area. Recommend retention or modification of the existing sails or further study of a lighter covering.

OG 13-242

HPA number: 
HPA 13-422
Location: 
2809 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Addition and alterations, window well in front
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed in-fill addition on second floor balcony at rear, for relocation of door to east facade, and for alterations to rear addition provided that historic fabric on original rear ell is retained. Proposed alterations to window well on front facade were not approved. File new submission at DCRA of revised design with concept application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-243

HPA number: 
HPA 13-423
Location: 
3000 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to two-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed reconstruction of east and south walls of rear addition with alterations as shown in supplemental drawings dated 15 July 2013 which indicate three 1/1 all-wood windows with wood mullions on second floor aligning with first floor windows, casement windows on rear to replace picture window with head height to match other windows, and retention of 2-inch deep recess of east wall in relation to the brick wall of historic building. 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 13-246

HPA number: 
HPA 13-436
Location: 
3301 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Additions and alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for additions and alterations including glazed porches at west and north, relocated condensers to garage roof, reduced paving, metal arbor, and new louvered shutters at first floor per drawings dated 20 June 2013. File new submission at DCRA with dimensioned and detailed drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-247

HPA number: 
HPA 13-437
Location: 
3249 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Sliding gate at parking pad off alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sliding gate no taller than 8 feet high and with no track in front of rear wall as shown on supplemental drawings dated 10 July 2013. Option for taller gate with a stationary overhead opener track 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.

OG 13-248

HPA number: 
HPA 13-438
Location: 
3249 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Shutters on second floor open porch
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of wood shutters with operable louvers on north end of second floor enclosed porch. The shutters and trim will be painted. 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 13-250

HPA number: 
HPA 13-440
Location: 
3335 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of asbestos shingle roofs with GAF Slateline shingles continuous on the two adjacent buildings as shown in supplemental information dated 24 June and 12 July 2013 (see OG 13-264 for 3333 Dent Place, NW). 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 13-252

HPA number: 
HPA 13-442
Location: 
3240 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
2-Story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit for two-story rear frame addition with gable roof and porch as shown in drawings dated 20 June 2013.

OG 13-253

HPA number: 
HPA 13-443
Location: 
3407 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear
Review Type: 
Permit - revisions to approved design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for the proposed revisions to the approved design for rear additions, including changes in slope of roofs, new metal roofs, new railings in front of sliding windows on the first and second floors only, and use of Hardie Artisan lap siding and trim, rather than the previously approved stucco finish, on party walls and rear facade as shown in drawings dated 14 June and 20 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 permit.

OG 13-254

HPA number: 
HPA 13-444
Location: 
1699 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Relocation and alterations to curb-cuts on public space, reconfigure driveway
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed work on public space, including relocation of curb-cut on 31st Street, reduction in width of the curb-cut on R Street, and replacement of concrete with brick paving. No objection to concept of new configuration of driveway provided that the parking space in front of historic building, which was not approved, is deleted from the scope of work and replaced with a pedestrian path to the front porch. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details, dimensions and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-255

HPA number: 
HPA 13-445
Location: 
2803 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Two-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for two-story rear addition was withdrawn at the written request of applicant.

OG 13-257

HPA number: 
HPA 13-447
Location: 
1312 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Garage at rear, alterations to enclosed porch, replacement windows, light fixtures
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new garage structure at rear with a wood overhead door and a green roof with landscaping, reconstruction of retaining wall faced in brick, alterations to rear facade, enclosed porch, basement windows, replacement all-wood windows with half-screens and shutters, 7-foot tall brick garden wall on a grade beam to protect existing trees, and permeable terraces on a sand and gravel base as shown in supplemental drawings dated 27 June and 11 July 2013 which indicate only one light fixture at front door, 1 3/4 inch true-divided-light wood muntins on 2/2 wood windows on rear ell and elimination of light fixture by rear gate. Roof top mechanical equipment must be located where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Replacement flood light fixture on side wall of main house must be a single light only. 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 13-258

HPA number: 
HPA 13-448
Location: 
2802 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Garage off rear alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed garage off rear alley as shown in supplemental drawings dated 15 July 2013 which indicate the face of the garage will align with the existing structure to the east, and a painted wood overhead garage door. 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 13-259

HPA number: 
HPA 13-449
Location: 
1422 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Repair slate roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for existing slate roof to be removed and replaced with exact in-kind replacement of slate, all existing rafters to be sistered as required and metal moldings to be repaired as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 July 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 13-264

HPA number: 
HPA 13-459
Location: 
3333 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of asbestos shingle roofs with GAF Slateline shingles continuous on the two adjacent buildings as shown in supplemental information dated 12 July 2013 (see OG 13-250 for 3335 Dent Place, NW). 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 13-266

HPA number: 
HPA 13-486
Location: 
3010 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and site visits associated with various previous applications indicate that the demolition of rear porch, construction of new rear addition, porch, stairs, underpinning, and skylights on this D.C. Landmark will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board. Note that the L'Enfant Trust holds an easement on this property. 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 13-267

HPA number: 
HPA N/A
Location: 
1215 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Post Office
Description: 
Excavation, sheeting and shoring, underpinning
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed work below grade up to the level of 31st Street, NW, including excavation, sheeting and shoring, and underpinning of rear addition, in coordination with proposed construction of new rear addition at basement level, which received prior concept approval. See previous Recommendation under case OG 12-022). 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. Note that revisions to the design of the rear addition made during permit review may have an impact on the work under this permit.