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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 21 February 2013

OG 12-171

HPA number: 
HPA 12-282
Location: 
1661 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Three-story rear addition, in-fill areaway, one-story side addition, alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Although there is no objection to a general concept of additions and alterations to the building, the concept design, as proposed, was not approved. The case has been inactive for a period of time. File new submission of concept drawings, including details for the three-story addition in the character of an enclosed porch, for review by the Commission.

OG 12-308

HPA number: 
HPA 12-522
Location: 
3101 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial / office
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit for proposed removal of existing windows. Submitted materials are not sufficient for review. Case has been inactive for a period of time. File new submission of required information for replacement window proposals, including window survey, and existing and proposed details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-323

HPA number: 
HPA 12-540
Location: 
2911 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story + basement rear addition, raze garage and rebuild new garage at alley
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revision to approved design for two-story rear addition with basement as shown in supplemental drawings dated 6 February 2013 which indicate a 3 5/8 inches offset of east wall of addition from the wall of the historic building. No objection to issuance of permit for replacement garage structure as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 August 2012 which indicate wood garage door. There will be no rooftop mechanical equipment on house. Windows on front facade will be repaired. No objection to issuance of permit for razing of existing garage structure off rear alley. Note that the Capitol Trust holds an easement on this property. 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. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for the installation of solar panels with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-021

HPA number: 
HPA 13-039
Location: 
1079 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, sign scheme
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to storefront, including replacement of French doors for picture windows and new entry door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 January 2013 which indicate revisions to existing sign scheme to conform to previously approved design. See previous recommendation under case OG 11-253. File new submission of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-042

HPA number: 
HPA 13-069
Location: 
2605 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows with vinyl windows. Submitted materials are not sufficient for review. Case has been inactive for a period of time. File new submission of required information for replacement window proposals, including window survey, and existing and proposed details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-048

HPA number: 
HPA 13-075
Location: 
1220 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Return without Action. Case has been inactive for a period of time. File new submission with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-050

HPA number: 
HPA 13-077
Location: 
3700 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – New South Student Center
Description: 
Site work and alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to proposed concept design for reconfiguration of street layout at Prospect Street and Tondorf Road with new stone retaining wall, guard booth, recessed loading dock, terraces, stairs, cable railings, and handicap ramp as well as alterations to New South including doors, windows, skylight, bronze screen, and bronze canopy as shown in supplemental drawings dated 31 January 2013. File new concept submission with developed design, including details and dimensions, for review by the Commission.

OG 13-054

HPA number: 
HPA 13-081
Location: 
1424 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefront
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed reconstruction of rear of building to match pre-collapse condition with new window well, and for alterations to storefront as shown in supplemental drawings dated 25 January 2013 which indicate ADA entrance, single light show windows, wood trim and sign panel, 2/2 windows on second floor, and four panel door. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-055

HPA number: 
HPA 13-082
Location: 
1668 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement window, repair of 2/2 windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for the proposed replacement of the basement window with a 2/2 insulated wood window with a 1 1/4 inch true-divided-light muntin, and for the repair of the five 2/2 wood windows on front facade, which are original, as indicated in supplemental information dated 23 January 2013. Recommend use of interior storms. The replacement of the five 2/2 windows on front facade was not approved and 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 13-057

HPA number: 
HPA 13-084
Location: 
1025 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Office building
Description: 
Alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new vestibule with glass storefront system with stone paving as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 January 2013 which indicate retention of two brick piers. Note all signage withdrawn from this application. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-061

HPA number: 
HPA 13-096
Location: 
3003 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign and lighting for 'i-Thai'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for three new lights, 1/2-inch-thick PVC lettering applied to trim reading 'i-Thai' at 10-inches tall and 'Restaurant and Sushi Bar' at 2.75-inches tall per drawings dated 13 February 2013, provided two existing metal brackets, flag brackets, and electrical conduit are all removed.

OG 13-062

HPA number: 
HPA 13-105
Location: 
2708 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Wood pergola at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed pergola at rear yard as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 February 2013 which indicate structure will be no larger than 8 feet by 13 feet and built of Western red cedar. The use of vinyl is not appropriate and was deleted from this permit application. Wood pergola must be painted or stained (solid) to match color of trim on back of 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 13-063

HPA number: 
HPA 13-110
Location: 
1601 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Repair planter wall on public space
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit to rebuild 2-3 course (only) brick retaining wall along 30th Street, recommend unpainted brick to match sidewalk brick.

OG 13-065

HPA number: 
HPA 13-115
Location: 
3040 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Lowering of exposed duct on roof
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed lowering of exposed rooftop duct to make it not visible from public thoroughfare as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 January 2013. Proposed alterations to parapet with attachment of perforated metal screen were withdrawn from this permit application at the written request of applicant. 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 13-066

HPA number: 
HPA 13-117
Location: 
1411, 1413 and 1417 37th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residences
Description: 
Solar panels
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit of 23 January indicate that the proposed addition of one solar panel to the previously approved installation will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. See previous recommendation under case OG 13-011 in which installation was located to minimize visibility. Refer to D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 13-067

HPA number: 
HPA 13-118
Location: 
3000 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use complex
Description: 
Sign scheme for 'Washington Harbour'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for Washington Harbour as shown in supplemental drawings dated 29 January and 14 February 2013, which include blade sign reading 'Park' at garage entrance with 'entrance' and 'exit' panels resting on piers at each end of opening, street numbers on monumental sign by vehicular circle, a directory at corner of building, and 'parking' signs at lower plaza. Oversized back-lit letters on windows were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. Corner guard on building must have a brushed stainless steel finish. 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 13-069

HPA number: 
HPA 13-120
Location: 
3001 M Street, NW (also known as 1202 30th Street, NW)
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – retail / residential
Description: 
Screening fence, gate, light fixture and address numbers
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revisions to design to include address numbers on the brick pier by entrance gate, IPE fence and gates, and a new security light fixture as shown in supplemental drawings dated 25 January 2013. Fence and gates must be stained (solid). Light fixture matches previously approved fixture (see case OG 12-310). 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 13-072

HPA number: 
HPA 13-124
Location: 
3245 S Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Dumbarton Oaks Guest House
Description: 
Replacement windows on Guest House
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend repair of original steel windows at historic Guest House.

OG 13-073

HPA number: 
HPA 13-125
Location: 
3245 S Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Dumbarton Oaks Guest House
Description: 
Guest House replacement slate roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new gray-green slate roof to match existing with random width coursing and loose laid vertical gaps, and lead coated copper flashing. 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 13-074

HPA number: 
HPA 13-127
Location: 
3203 S Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Dumbarton Oaks
Description: 
Operations Building replacement slate roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new gray-green slate roof to match existing with random width coursing and loose laid vertical gaps, and lead coated copper flashing and trim, provided existing mechanical units are re-located to positions not visible from a 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 13-075

HPA number: 
HPA 13-127
Location: 
1735 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Dumbarton Oaks
Description: 
Refectory replacement slate roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new gray-green slate roof to match existing with random width coursing and loose laid vertical gaps, and lead coated copper flashing. 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 13-076

HPA number: 
HPA 13-128
Location: 
3240 S Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Dumbarton Oaks
Description: 
New slate roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new gray-green slate roof with random width coursing, loose laid vertical gaps and lead coated copper flashing. 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 13-077

HPA number: 
HPA 13-129
Location: 
1010 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
ADA ramp and signs
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for ADA ramp with stone veneer and metal-mesh railing as shown in drawings dated 24 January 2013, provided signage on two windows does not include the registered trademark symbol or 'Early Education & Preschool,' also consider removal of brick pier. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-078

HPA number: 
HPA 13-130
Location: 
1638 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend against issuance of permit for removing existing windows. Submitted materials are not sufficient for review. File new submission of required information for replacement window proposals, including window survey, and existing and proposed details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-079

HPA number: 
HPA 13-131
Location: 
3014 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story rear addition of screened porch
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection of issuance of permit for new screen porch at rear with brick piers, flat seam metal roof, and beaded board side panels per supplemental drawings dated 14 February 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-081

HPA number: 
HPA 13-133
Location: 
3200 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Light fixtures, alterations to sign scheme for 'Banana Republic'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repairs to facade and for alterations to sign scheme for 'Banana Republic', including new plaques and removal of lettering applied to glass on show windows. Recommend removal of gooseneck light fixtures and consideration of a back-lit sign pin-mounted to wall through mortar joints. Replacement light fixtures on projecting arms were not approved. Recommend wall sconce be sought to replace gooseneck light at rear door. 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. File a new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for back-lit sign with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-083

HPA number: 
HPA 13-135
Location: 
1066 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations, sign scheme for 'The Frye Company'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for 12" back-lit bronze letters reading 'The Frye Company' provided all mounting is through mortar and existing flag bracket is removed; also approved: two black fabric awnings, new wood doors and windows, operable shutters, and new HVAC on roof (not visible from public space) per supplemental drawings dated 13 February 2013. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 13-086

HPA number: 
HPA 13-138
Location: 
1675 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition and alterations to fenestration, replacement roof, skylights
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that rear chimney was demolished prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revisions to permit, including skylights, alterations to fenestration and replacement roof, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 February 2013 which indicate new metal standing seam roof matching spacing and details of existing terne roof, three equally spaced windows on second floor, and two windows matching smaller size of previously approved window on first floor. New roof must have seams hand-pressed to match original detailing. Removal of the chimney was not approved. Demolished chimney must be re-build using salvaged brick to match height and detailing of original chimney. Erect a material sample panel of both the approved Western red cedar siding and the proposed 5/8 inch thick Hardie Artisan Series lap siding, both painted, on site facing south, for review by the Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering materials. 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 13-087

HPA number: 
HPA 13-139
Location: 
3128 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition, alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design to lengthen 1959 addition including frame projection provided portion of east wall of historic ell is maintained and addition is not toothed into existing walls, recommend proposed window lights are proportional to existing historic lights. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-089

HPA number: 
HPA 13-141
Location: 
3412 Dent Place, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Department of General Services
Property: 
D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services, Engine Company 5
Description: 
Alterations, replacement doors, repair/replace windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Property is owned and managed by the District of Columbia Department of General Services and will be reviewed as a direct submission to the Commission of Fine Arts. See Direct Submission Consent Calendar, case number: CFA 21/FEB/13-f for recommended action. Refer to the DC Historic Preservation Office.

OG 13-091

HPA number: 
HPA 13-143
Location: 
2519 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace ATM for 'BB&T Bank'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to the concept design for proposed dormer on rear slope of roof as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 January 2013, which indicate roof of dormer below ridge of existing roof, and relocation of the rooftop mechanical equipment to rear yard. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 13-092

HPA number: 
HPA 13-101
Location: 
1365 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Bank
Description: 
Replace ATM for "BB&T Bank"
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of ATM as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 February 2013 which indicate retention of grey aluminum surround and existing sign reading 'BB&T 24' on overhead cabinet. 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 13-104

HPA number: 
HPA 13-180
Location: 
1518 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1–story rear addition, replacement windows, alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for rear addition, replacement windows and alterations was withdrawn by written request of applicant.

OG 13-119

HPA number: 
HPA 13-182
Location: 
3011 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Garage
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept application for new garage was withdrawn by written request of applicant.