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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 18 October 2012

OG 12-066

HPA number: 
HPA 12-116
Location: 
1510 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Roof deck - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the plastic shed on top of the roof deck was installed prior to review or permit. Recommend alterations to the roof deck to improve its appearance. The Commission notes that the shed, which was not appropriate to the historic district and was not approved, was removed by early September 2012 to conform to the recommendation of the Old Georgetown Board.

OG 12-179

HPA number: 
HPA 12-290
Location: 
1424 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Reconstruction of collapsed building, rooftop addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept application for reconstruction of collapsed building with a rooftop addition at rear was withdrawn by written request of applicant. See separate concept application under case OG 12-340.

OG 12-292

HPA number: 
HPA 12-480
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Park
Description: 
New storefront and banners
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new precast storefront at northwest corner of complex and banners along west elevation per supplemental drawings dated 20 September 2012. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and material samples with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-294

HPA number: 
HPA 12-482
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Park
Description: 
New storefront and banners
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new precast storefront at northwest corner of complex and banners along west elevation per supplemental drawings dated 20 September 2012. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and material samples with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-304

HPA number: 
HPA 12-508
Location: 
2913 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Solar panels on roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for installation of solar panels on roof was withdrawn by written request of applicant. Note that installation is hampered by exposed mechanical equipment and duct work installed on roof which are not in compliance with approved design for rear addition and go beyond the scope of the work on the permit for rear addition. File separate submission for removal of rooftop equipment and duct work no later than the 15 November 2012 deadline for review by the Commission.

OG 12-305

HPA number: 
HPA 12-516
Location: 
3121 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for the replacement of three windows facing the street on garage structure and of dormer window on west facade of Mansard roof was withdrawn at the written request of applicant. Windows will be repaired. Note that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property.

OG 12-309

HPA number: 
HPA 12-524
Location: 
3522 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows on second floor of front facade and on side wall with single glazed 7/8 inch true-divided-light muntins all-wood Marvin windows sized to fit the original opening and matching the detailing and profile of the first floor window, which will remain in place, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 September 2012.

OG 12-322

HPA number: 
HPA 12-539
Location: 
1700 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Residential (Institutional)
Description: 
Rear and roof additions, alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed renovations and additions, including expansion of third floor with brick beltcourse and Flemish bond, copper panel penthouse with roof terrace and vegetal panels, rear addition with copper bays, aluminum fenestration with canvas awnings at south and west, copper canopy at east entrance, stainless steel cables and stays, granite slab and brick and stone perimeter walls with teak gates, and paved parking court per supplemental drawings dated 27 September 2012. Applicant to construct wall and garden wall mock-ups for OGB approval prior to ordering of construction materials. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-324

HPA number: 
HPA 12-541
Location: 
1050 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Hotel
Description: 
Revisions to permit
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to include fixed aluminum windows, balconies without planters, stainless steel rail at roof deck glass guardrail, and steel stair to at-grade terrace per supplemental drawings dated 16 October 2012. Any subsequent modifications to the design made during DCRA Technical Review that would make the shed structures visible must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 12-332

HPA number: 
HPA 12-549
Location: 
3416 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New screened gazebo at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed screened gazebo at rear of property as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 September 2012 which indicate installation of Ipe skirt rather than stone wall at base. 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 12-333

HPA number: 
HPA 12-550
Location: 
1000 Potomac Street, NW
United States
Property: 
The Flour Mill office building
Description: 
Replacement storefront glazing and doors
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that replacement of storefronts on terrace overlooking the courtyard was initiated prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of remaining storefronts on terrace with a medium bronze finish as shown in red-lined supplemental drawings dated 23 August 2012 and for re-anodizing already replaced storefronts to match medium bronze finish. No objection to replacement-in-kind of butt-joined glazing on storefronts at plaza level along C&O Canal and at ground level of residential building with butt-joined 1-in thick tempered glazing as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 September 2012. Finish of aluminum framing on storefront must match medium bronze finish. Replacement of storefronts with insulated glass and internal mullions was not approved and was deleted from this permit application. Recommend that all storefronts throughout the Flour Mill complex match approved detailing and 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 12-337

HPA number: 
HPA 12-554
Location: 
3220 Grace Street, NW (also known as 3240 Grace Street, NW)
United States
Property: 
Residential
Description: 
New 4-story building
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new four-story building as shown in supplemental drawings dated 16 October and 22 October 2012 which indicate stone base with reaching stone lintels above head on basement windows on north facade and stepping down past the second window on west facade, vents relocated to roof where they are not visible, aluminum-clad casement windows with muntins with spacer bar, in-swing casement windows at basement unit, blind windows with 2 1/2 in. recess, roof hatch for access to roof, and no entrance from alley at rear. Mechanical equipment and dunnage on roof must not be visible from public thoroughfare. Lower roof must not be accessible. Erect a material sample panel 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 12-338

HPA number: 
HPA 12-555
Location: 
3291 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for 'Good Stuff Eatery'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that alterations to the storefront were completed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme composed of 12-inches-high pin-mounted back-lit letters reading 'Good Stuff Eatery' and woven fabric awning above entry doors only with centered 'head' logo (with no lettering) as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 October 2012 which indicate a 1 foot -11 inches high logo. Awnings on second floor windows and new light fixtures were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. Existing light fixtures and exposed conduits will be removed as part of this work. File new submission of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for alterations to storefront no later than 15 November 2012 deadline for review by the Commission. 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 12-342

HPA number: 
HPA 12-573
Location: 
1438 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Replace rear fence with CMU wall
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of 4-ft long wood fence with a 7-ft tall CMU wall as shown in supplemental information dated 24 September 2012 PROVIDED wall is faced with stucco and painted. Recommend application of stucco to face of existing one-story painted CMU structure for a consistent appearance as seen from the public alley. The Commission encourages the applicant to consider ways to improve the appearance of the back of the historic building. 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 12-343

HPA number: 
HPA N/A
Location: 
1267 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for 'Jonathan Adler'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to permit for proposed sign for 'Jonathan Adler' with back-lit, pin-mounted 12" letters above Wisconsin Avenue storefront and fabric canopy with 4"-letters at corner entrance projecting no more than 6" as shown in drawings dated 14 September 2012.

OG 12-346

HPA number: 
HPA 12-580
Location: 
2718 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Shed at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 September 2012 indicate that proposed 7'6"-tall cedar shed at rear yard will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-347

HPA number: 
HPA 12-581
Location: 
1300 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that brick retaining walls, metal railing, stylistically incompatible lights, copper dormer roofs, a metal flue, and shutters were added to this historic residence and site prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for new wood operable panel shutters, sized to match openings, per drawings dated 21 September 2012, PROVIDED that shutter widths establish 1"-2" of exposed brick between existing historic shutter at adjacent residence and new shutters and PROVIDED that new drawings and application for existing retaining walls, railings, lights, dormer roofs, and metal flue is filed at DCRA for review by the Commission no later than the 15 November 2012 deadline. Any subsequent modifications to the design made during DCRA Public Space or Technical Review must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 12-348

HPA number: 
HPA 12-583
Location: 
3324 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Raze building
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed razing of late 19th century frame residence which was allowed to deteriorate excessively over many years and recently damaged by a fallen tree such that its architectural integrity has been lost. The Commission regrets the razing of this structure in the historic district. File a new concept submission with architectural drawings for a proposed replacement structure for review by the Commission promptly.

OG 12-349

HPA number: 
HPA 12-584
Location: 
2523 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear one-story sunroom
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit on 19 September 2012 indicated that proposed rear addition at first floor will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-350

HPA number: 
HPA 12-585
Location: 
3138 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story addition to in-fill courtyard
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 September 2012 indicate that proposed 2-story addition to in-fill side courtyard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-351

HPA number: 
HPA 12-586
Location: 
3029 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for 'Scotch&Soda'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme as shown in Option A which indicates 6-inch-high brass letters reading 'Scotch&Soda' pin-mounted to fascia of balcony and vinyl logos applied to glass of storefront windows. Recommend applicant consider a dark grey color scheme for the storefront rather than black. Blade sign option 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 12-352

HPA number: 
HPA 12-587
Location: 
2803 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of three windows on side walls with Pella Architect Series 6/6 all-wood windows with Integral Light Technology 7/8 inch muntins as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 September 2012 to match detailing, dimensions and profile of existing windows PROVIDED exterior muntins are wood. Recommend use of half-screens only. 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 12-353

HPA number: 
HPA 12-588
Location: 
3251 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use
Description: 
Alterations for new window openings
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new window openings PROVIDED detailing, profile and finish match existing. 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 12-355

HPA number: 
HPA 12-590
Location: 
2805 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Repair windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit to repair existing wood 6/1 windows and single-light transoms at second story of front elevation, per drawings submitted 26 September 2012.

OG 12-359

HPA number: 
HPA 12-594
Location: 
1318 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New stoop, shutters, garage door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new stoop with all-limestone landing and simple metal railing, new wood garage door, and new wood louvered shutters which may be adjusted to establish 1"-2" of exposed brick between pairs as shown in supplemental drawings dated 16 October 2012. Any subsequent modifications to the design made during DCRA Public Space or Technical Review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 12-360

HPA number: 
HPA 12-595
Location: 
3041 West Lane Keys, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement rooftop mechanical equipment, removal of exposed duct work
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new front dormer with casement windows, slate sides and copper roof per drawings dated 26 September 2012. 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 12-361

HPA number: 
HPA 12-596
Location: 
1687 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement rooftop mechanical equipment, removal of exposed duct work
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the rooftop mechanical equipment and exposed ductwork were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed mechanical equipment composed of interior units with exterior components located on rear yard and on balcony where they will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Removal of the rooftop equipment and duct work must be completed no later than 31 January 2013.

OG 12-362

HPA number: 
HPA 12-597
Location: 
3406 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace front door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new wood 6-panel front door per drawings dated 14 September 2012.

OG 12-363

HPA number: 
HPA 12-600
Location: 
3100 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2–story rear addition at second and third floors
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for two-story rear addition at second and third floors as proposed, which is incompatible as a hyphen between historic structure and existing pavilion.

OG 12-364

HPA number: 
HPA 12-601
Location: 
3409 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Raze metal garage, new metal garage
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for demolition of existing corrugated metal garage and construction of new deeper, metal garage with 13'-6"-tall front wall including steel overhead door and Kalwall panel, slope of metal roof to match existing per drawings dated 24 September 2012. Any subsequent modifications to the design made during DCRA Technical Review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 12-365

HPA number: 
HPA 12-602
Location: 
1632 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Shed structures behind fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 September 2012 indicate that proposed 6-ft tall shed structures on side yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the design made during DCRA Technical Review that would make the shed structures visible must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 12-368

HPA number: 
HPA 12-606
Location: 
1524 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement Fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 October 2012 indicate that proposed 6-foot tall wood fence will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.