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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 20 September 2012

OG 12-060

HPA number: 
HPA 12-104
Location: 
3270 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Rooftop antennas for Sprint with stealth screening
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of rooftop antenna for Sprint PROVIDED new and existing antennas are shielded with proposed stealth enclosures as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 September 2012. The supplemental drawings indicate that antennas on Sector 1 and Sector 3 will be screened with stealth cylinders and the RRH equipment will be mounted to the sled where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Stealth enclosures will hide antennas, mounting poles and conduits, and will be painted light gray. Stealth enclosures must be installed at the same time as the antenna replacement. Antennas on Sector 2 are not 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 12-255

HPA number: 
HPA 12-411
Location: 
3409 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Raze metal garage, new metal garage
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to demolition of existing corrugated metal garage and general concept approval for construction of new deeper, metal garage with 13"-6"-tall front wall including steel overhead door and Kalwall, PROVIDED slope of metal roof matches existing slope of roof. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, and lighting with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-264

HPA number: 
HPA 12-439
Location: 
3327 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement asphalt shingles
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for new asphalt shingle roof on Federal-era townhouse. File new permit application with compatible roofing material for review by the Commission.

OG 12-265

HPA number: 
HPA 12-440
Location: 
1310 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Hotel
Description: 
Replacement cabinet for AT&T rooftop antennas
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for replacement of existing roof mounted cabinet for AT&T rooftop antennas was withdrawn by written request of applicant. Request applicant file new submission of detailed drawings for an architectural solution for screening of existing rooftop antennas and associated equipment and for the replacement of the cabinet with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-266

HPA number: 
HPA 12-451
Location: 
1658 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
1-story rear addition with basement
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that two-story rear addition with basement expansion was completed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed demolition of existing two-story rear addition with basement expansion and for new one-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 August and 14 September 2012 which indicate metal roof over addition, no expansion of basement, return of rear yard to original grade, and wood windows that match dimensions, profile and detailing of original windows. Recommend use of half-screens. 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 12-271

HPA number: 
HPA 12-459
Location: 
3008-3044 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Montrose Walk Condominium
Description: 
Partial demolition and reconstruction of front wall
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for phased demolition of stepped parapet walls and selective areas at second floor and reconstruct with laterally reinforced CMU cavity wall faced with new brick, double-hung windows and metal ornament to be salvaged and circular windows to be rebuilt with glass as indicated in supplemental drawings dated 30 August 2012. Brick sample to be approved by Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering. 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 12-279

HPA number: 
HPA 12-467
Location: 
1208 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Abercrombie & Fitch
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, sign scheme for 'Abercrombie & Fitch'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of wood storefront with new Azek storefront and for replacement sign composed of non-illuminated pin-mounted lettering no taller than 12 inches high reading 'Abercrombie & Fitch' as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 September 2012. Recommend a softer color than bright white. 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 12-293

HPA number: 
HPA 12-481
Location: 
3252 S Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Garden wall and gates on front yard
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for 6'-tall brick garden walls with gates on north and west property lines which are not compatible with the character of this historic building and not appropriate to the historic district in general.

OG 12-296

HPA number: 
HPA 12-484
Location: 
1072 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – commercial / residential
Description: 
4-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed four-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 September 2012 which indicate wood windows with 1 3/4 in muntins and half-screens, and an internal drain at the curtain wall entrance. Erect a material sample panel on site facing south for review by the Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering materials. Note that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown 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 separate submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for repair and restoration work on the landmark building in the front of the property for review by the Commission.

OG 12-302

HPA number: 
HPA 12-491
Location: 
1225 37th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace siding
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement siding. Submitted information is insufficient for permit review. File new submission of specification of siding material and detailed and dimensional information regarding trimwork with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-306

HPA number: 
HPA 12-519
Location: 
3068 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Solar panels on roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 21 August 2012 indicate that proposed installation of solar panels on roof will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Supplemental drawings dated 23 August 2012 indicate that the placement of solar panels is limited to the front of the roof where it will not be visible from the street. No panels are proposed for the rear ell. There will be no alterations or cables on the front of the building. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note that The L'Enfant Trust holds an easement on this property. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the design made during DCRA Technical Review that would make the alterations and/or equipment visible must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 12-307

HPA number: 
HPA 12-520
Location: 
3346 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement slate roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of slate roof with genuine River Stone Grey slate to match dimensions and detailing of existing slate roof.

OG 12-310

HPA number: 
HPA 12-525
Location: 
3001-3007 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – retail / residential
Description: 
Light fixture and exterior exhaust for restaurant
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed light fixtures in association with new stairs which were previously approved (see OG 11-254). No objection to concept of a new kitchen exhaust duct enclosed with brick along the north property line. Running new kitchen exhaust duct exposed along rear wall of historic building is not appropriate, will have an adverse impact on the character of the historic building and was not approved. File new submission of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for new exhaust duct for review by the Commission.

OG 12-311

HPA number: 
HPA 12-526
Location: 
3209 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial / office
Description: 
Replacement window sashes
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new wood single-glazed windows per drawings dated 13 September 2012.

OG 12-312

HPA number: 
HPA 12-528
Location: 
3014 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New screened porch at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed new screened porch over existing deck. File new Concept Application with architectural drawings for new rear structure that removes existing bay and deck, considers the rear elevation as a whole, and has refined detailing.

OG 12-313

HPA number: 
HPA 12-529
Location: 
1576 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Gas station
Description: 
Replacement storefront and garage doors damaged by fire, repair of rear windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement-in-kind of storefront and garage doors, which were damaged by fire, with new to match existing as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 August 2012. Windows at rear and side of building will be repaired. 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 separate submissions of drawings, including details and dimensions, for sign scheme and for alterations to windows on side and rear, with permit applications for review by the Commission.

OG 12-315

HPA number: 
HPA 12-532
Location: 
3345 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace stoop
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit to remove aggregate concrete steps at front stoop, re-point brick base, and add new concrete substructure with Indiana limestone veneer, smooth-faced, squared edges. Existing metal railing to be reinstalled with horizontal rail along bottom.

OG 12-316

HPA number: 
HPA 12-533
Location: 
2805 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Rooftop equipment, ladder
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for rooftop mechanical equipment and ladder as documented in drawings dated 17 August 2012. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior equipment made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 12-317

HPA number: 
HPA 12-534
Location: 
1815 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Roof top addition of enclosed stairs and deck
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed roof top addition of enclosed stairs and deck as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 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. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for rooftop mechanical equipment and for sign scheme for 'Noodles & Co' including awnings and wall-mounted back-lit lettering, with permit applications for review by the Commission.

OG 12-318

HPA number: 
HPA 12-535
Location: 
3062 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear, replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted supplemental drawings dated 19 September 2012 and a site visit of 19 September indicate that proposed alterations to rear facade and replacement of vinyl windows with wood windows at rear of building will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-319

HPA number: 
HPA 12-536
Location: 
1321 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace front door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new 6-panel door, sidelights and transom to match existing as documented in drawings dated 28 August 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 12-321

HPA number: 
HPA 12-538
Location: 
2622 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Repair storefront bay window, windows and doors; new iron stairs
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of existing wood windows, doors and storefront as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 August 2012. No objection to general concept to add metal stairs to east entry 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 new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for new stairs and for sign scheme with permit applications 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
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition with basement and for replacement garage structure as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 August 2012 which indicate no rooftop mechanical equipment on house and wood door on garage. 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 12-325

HPA number: 
HPA 12-542
Location: 
3000 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use
Description: 
Back-lit sign for 'Farmers, Fishers and Bakers'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September 2012 which indicate back-lit stainless steel letters reading 'Farmers Fishers Bakers' in front of a rectangular metal panel no taller than 8 inches high pin-mounted to the metal canopy over the entrance. The plastic faces for the internal-illumination of the letters were 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 12-326

HPA number: 
HPA 12-543
Location: 
1558 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Garden gate
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new painted wood gate and re-pointing brick garden wall as required per plans dated 17 August 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 12-327

HPA number: 
HPA 12-544
Location: 
3129 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition at 2nd floor
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 21 August 2012 indicate that proposed addition at second floor of rear ell will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-328

HPA number: 
HPA 12-545
Location: 
2907 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residential
Description: 
Rear deck at first floor
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed wood deck and stairs as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 September 2012 which indicate traditional wood railing with spacing of pickets matching width of pickets and a privacy fence along the east property line. Railing and new fence must be painted. New deck must match projection of rear deck on adjacent property to the west. 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 12-329

HPA number: 
HPA 12-546
Location: 
3406 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Garden gate
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new painted wood gate and re-pointing brick garden wall as required per plans dated 17 August 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 12-330

HPA number: 
HPA 12-547
Location: 
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – MedStar Hospital
Description: 
Addition of Photon Therapy unit to the Lombardi Cancer Center
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials indicate that proposed addition to the Lombardi Cancer Center will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-331

HPA number: 
HPA 12-548
Location: 
1506 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new dormer with five double-hung windows at brick ell with standing seam copper roof per drawings submitted 12 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 12-334

HPA number: 
HPA 12-551
Location: 
1015 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
The Flour Mill Condominiums
Description: 
Handrail repairs at balconies
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of existing handrails on balconies and terraces at the Flour Mill Condominiums as indicated in supplemental materials dated 23 August 2012, and for waterproofing and masonry work associated with the repair. Existing handrails and bricks on balconies will be salvaged and re-used with replacement-to-match existing only where needed. Location of handrails must match existing height. New mortar must match original mortar. 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 12-335

HPA number: 
HPA 12-552
Location: 
3041 West Lane Keys, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New front dormer
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new front dormer with casement windows, slate sides and copper roof per drawings dated 23 August 2012. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-336

HPA number: 
HPA 12-553
Location: 
1645 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Williams-Addison House, also known as Oak Crest and Friendly Estate
Description: 
Repair front entrance and walkway
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for restoration of entrance and stone walkway per drawings dated 17 August 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 12-339

HPA number: 
HPA 12-556
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Park
Description: 
Alterations to storefront
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new doors, transoms, and re-surfaced cobblestone per drawings dated 24 August 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 12-341

HPA number: 
HPA 12-558
Location: 
1078 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sidewalk cafe - existing
Review Type: 
Public Space Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the sidewalk cafe was installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of public space permit for the installation of a sidewalk cafe including three tables and no more than five chairs as shown in supplemental drawing dated 6 September 2012, PROVIDED that no additional signs are introduced on tables and chairs, and that signs on existing storefront, which do not conform to and exceed approved design (see OG 08-197), are removed prior to use of sidewalk cafe. Signs reading 'Paul' on chair backs are not appropriate and must be removed no later than 18 October 2012. Recommend black table tops to conform to the color scheme. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review or DDOT Public Space Committee review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.