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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 19 April 2012

OG 12-052

HPA number: 
HPA 12-082
Location: 
3219 Volta Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of 9/9 windows on front facade which are not original to the historic building with single-glazed all-wood 6/6 windows with true-divided-lites with 7/8 inch muntins and interior storms as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 April 2012. No objection to the use of double-glazed insulated windows with simulated-divided-lites on the side and rear (alley) facades. 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 12-059

HPA number: 
HPA 12-099
Location: 
2500 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Gateway Georgetown Condominiums
Description: 
Replacement and new rooftop antennas and equipment for Sprint
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of rooftop antennas and new antennas and equipment for Sprint, with stealth screening as shown in supplemental drawings dated 4 April 2012 and photo images dated 11 April 2012, PROVIDED antennas and stealth screening are installed at the same time. Existing and proposed sled-mounted antennas will have cylindrical stealth screening painted light gray to match previous installation by AT&T (see case OG 11-025). Proposed antenna mounted to penthouse wall and equipment (mounted as low as possible on wall) will be painted to match the colors of the brick wall behind. No objection to new cabinet which will replace existing one. Recommend removal of empty mounting rod remaining on penthouse wall. 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. The Commission encourages the Board of Gateway Georgetown to work with other service providers with antennas on the roof to screen existing antennas in a similar fashion.

OG 12-062

HPA number: 
HPA 12-107
Location: 
2624 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Church
Description: 
New front doors
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for removing two steps at central entrance and installing new doors replicating details of original doors with elongated top panels per drawings dated 8 March 2012 provided existing doors are maintained and preserved as historic artifacts by the church.

OG 12-106

HPA number: 
HPA 12-181
Location: 
1075 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Hotel
Description: 
Penthouse addition and terrace, replacement windows, canopy
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new 6/6 wood windows on first two floors and rear addition and matching 6/6 aluminum windows for typical upper stories and 3/3 aluminum windows at top floor, new penthouse and roof deck with trellis and lights, and stone entrance surround with glass canopy per supplemental drawings dated 24 April and 1 May 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 12-119

HPA number: 
HPA 12-194
Location: 
1658 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – commercial / residential
Description: 
2-story rear addition with basement - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the 2-story rear addition and basement extension into the rear yard was completed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for two-story rear addition and extension of basement which, as completed, are not appropriate to this historic building and are out of character with the immediate context in the historic district. Recommend development of a concept design for a one-story rear addition of wood construction to resemble an enclosed porch similar to the rear addition at the adjacent property at 1656 33rd St.

OG 12-120

HPA number: 
HPA 12-195
Location: 
3215 Volta Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of 9/9 windows on front facade which are not original to the historic building with single-glazed all-wood 6/6 windows with true-divided-lites with 7/8 inch muntins and interior storms as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 April 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. Note that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property.

OG 12-121

HPA number: 
HPA 12-204
Location: 
2802 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story rear addition, garage off rear alley
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design (Reviewed: 1 Mar. 2012)
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for one-story rear addition with basement as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 March 2012, and for new garage structure at rear PROVIDED garage wall facing alley aligns with existing garage to the east. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-132

HPA number: 
HPA 12-229
Location: 
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Sign scheme and temporary construction sign scheme for 'Suitsupply'
Review Type: 
Concept
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without action. Concept application for sign scheme was superseded by separate concept application under OG 12-187.

OG 12-147

HPA number: 
HPA 12-244
Location: 
2812 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Reconstruct front wall and replace siding - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the original wood siding and studs at the front elevation of the house were removed without review. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for hardi-plank siding and synthetic trim. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for wood materials and permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-152

HPA number: 
HPA 12-252
Location: 
3217 Volta Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of 9/9 windows on front facade which are not original to the historic building with single-glazed all-wood 6/6 windows with true-divided-lites with 7/8 inch muntins and interior storms as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 April 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 12-153

HPA number: 
HPA 12-253
Location: 
3213 Volta Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of 9/9 windows on front facade which are not original to the historic building with single-glazed all-wood 6/6 windows with true-divided-lites with 7/8 inch muntins and interior storms as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 April 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 12-154

HPA number: 
HPA 12-254
Location: 
3040 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 relocate entrance as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 April 2012. Sign scheme, alterations to corner door and blocking of show windows were deleted from this permit application. Proposed blade signs were not approved. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with separate permit application for sign scheme, treatment of corner door opening, and for alterations for show windows on first floor to remain unobstructed. 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. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed construction signs as shown in supplemental drawings dated 5 April 2012 for a temporary installation not to exceed five months.

OG 12-155

HPA number: 
HPA 12-255
Location: 
1669 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Awning and blade sign for 'Macaron Bee'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for 'Macaron Bee' composed of fabric awning and blade sign as shown in drawings dated 16 March 2012. Submission conforms to approved design under case OG 12-071. 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 12-156

HPA number: 
HPA 12-264
Location: 
1659 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for 'Comer and Co.' - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the wall mounted sign and the pole mounted sign were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing signs which replace previous signs of the same dimensions in the same locations, PROVIDED listing of web-site is removed and pole-mounted sign is affixed to avoid swing. 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 12-158

HPA number: 
HPA 12-267
Location: 
3223 Volta Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Skylights at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed skylights on rear slope of metal roof as shown in supplemental information dated 27 March 2012 which indicate flat skylights with minimal curb. 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 12-159

HPA number: 
HPA 12-268
Location: 
1545 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Bank
Description: 
Replace ATM
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for front-loading ATM machine in existing location on Wisconsin Avenue. 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 12-160

HPA number: 
HPA 12-269
Location: 
3210 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear porch, alterations, solar panels and HVAC on roof
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for solar panels on main roof provided they are not visible from R or 32nd Streets, new screened porch, relocated condenser units at grade, and side door per drawings dated 16 March 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 12-161

HPA number: 
HPA 12-271
Location: 
2624 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Church
Description: 
Garden dedication plaque
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for 12"x12" bronze memorial plaque for west elevation of church at garden level, per drawings dated 16 March 2012.

OG 12-162

HPA number: 
HPA 12-272
Location: 
1625 35th 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 this 1961 building with WeatherShield all-wood insulated windows with 5/8 inch simulated-divided-lite wood muntins to match pattern, configuration, profile and details of existing windows PROVIDED the track for the upper sash is covered with wood for a single-hung installation the jamb is painted the same color as the window as shown in supplemental information dated 20 March 2012. Recommend use of half-screens only, if any. 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 12-163

HPA number: 
HPA 12-273
Location: 
1316 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Paving front of side yard and parking pad off rear alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of the permit for re-paving of the front side yard and the rear parking pad on concrete slabs as proposed. Recommend use of permeable pavers on a sand and gravel setting bed on both locations. In addition, recommend development of a more appropriate entry way on the side yard with a refined pattern for the pavers and the installation of a gate. File new submissions of detailed and dimensioned drawings for a revised design for the paving with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-165

HPA number: 
HPA 12-275
Location: 
1600 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for Edible Arrangements
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for pinmounted non-illuminated acrylic letters approximately 6"-tall reading 'Edible Arrangements' above entrance per supplemental drawings dated 5 April 2012, without Registered Trademark ® sign per Old Georgetown Board OGB policy.

OG 12-166

HPA number: 
HPA 12-276
Location: 
2805 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Repair existing storefront, rear addition, sign scheme for 'ShopHouse'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for repairing existing projecting bays, doors, and transoms, and tin ceiling sign scheme for 'ShopHouse,' and for new rear addition per supplemental drawings dated 18 April 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 12-167

HPA number: 
HPA 12-277
Location: 
1037 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for 'Flor': back-lit sign, blade sign
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme composed of back-lit letters no taller than 12 inches high reading 'Flor' and blade sign as shown in supplemental drawings dated 29 March 2012 which indicate light source and electric conduits will not be visible. Internally-illuminated sign is not appropriate to the historic district 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 12-168

HPA number: 
HPA 12-278
Location: 
1101 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Office building
Description: 
Back-lit sign for 'Georgetown Business Center'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed back-lit sign composed of pin-mounted letters no taller than 12 inches high reading 'Georgetown Business Center' as shown in supplemental drawings dated 26 March and 29 March 2012 which indicate light source and electric conduits will not be visible. Internally-illuminated sign is not appropriate to the historic district 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 12-170

HPA number: 
HPA 12-281
Location: 
3030 K Street, NW, #303
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Skylights
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 20 March 2012 indicated that the proposed skylights will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board. Any revisions to the design and scope of the project as proposed in the drawings dated 16 March 2012 must be re-submitted to the Commission to reconfirm no visibility from a public thoroughfare.

OG 12-172

HPA number: 
HPA 12-283
Location: 
1045 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Residential
Description: 
Four story residential and commercial structure with below grade parking
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new four story residential and commercial structure with below grade parking per drawings dated 23 March 2012 provided further study of height of stone along canal elevation and size of garage door opening along alley is undertaken. File separate submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-173

HPA number: 
HPA 12-284
Location: 
3333 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Addition of pre-fabricated structure to Sweet Greens, sign scheme for 'Sweetpress'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed addition of pre-fabricated temporary structure into the open space separating the historic Little Tavern building from the larger structure to the west. As proposed, the shed would adversely impact the facades of both structures as they turn the corner into the space. A temporary wood shed on M Street is not appropriate to the character of the historic district.

OG 12-175

HPA number: 
HPA 12-286
Location: 
1221 36th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – Walsh Building
Description: 
Alterations to gate and driveway
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for new gate and piers, recommend simplifying design and maximizing planting bed. File separate submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-176

HPA number: 
HPA 12-287
Location: 
3251 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Alterations, sign scheme for 'Sunglass Hut'
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to the storefront and sign scheme composed of back-lit pin-mounted letters no taller than 12 inches high reading 'Sunglass Hut' and logo as shown in drawings dated 16 March 2012 which conform to approved concept design. See previous recommendation under case OG 12-134. The two existing light fixtures and exposed electric conduit below the second floor window sills will be removed as part of this project. 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 12-177

HPA number: 
HPA 12-288
Location: 
1404 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for reconfigured entrance surround with new stone threshold, 7/0 door, and 3-light transom, new chimney fans, as well as enlarged garage per drawings dated 29 March 2012. File separate submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-178

HPA number: 
HPA 12-289
Location: 
1404 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations, new dormer
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for wood 6/6 single-glazed windows, rear shed dormer, lead coated copper roofing, new door on south elevation, new wood gate, re-pointing and tie rods with stars as required per drawings dated 29 March 2012. Re-roofed gable dormers are not to exceed the existing width. 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 12-180

HPA number: 
HPA 12-291
Location: 
3138 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Two-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for two-story rear addition with the recommendation to eliminate the extension to the east of the second floor wall and to locate the mechanical equipment where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare or adversely impact on the adjoining properties. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, and location of mechanical equipment for review by the Commission.

OG 12-182

HPA number: 
HPA 12-293
Location: 
3417 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rooftop mechanical equipment
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for relocating existing rooftop HVAC unit and adding new unit per drawings dated 16 March 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 12-183

HPA number: 
HPA 12-294
Location: 
3103 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations and addition to garden wall, new window openings
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new brick garden wall and two new wood 6/6 windows on west elevation, provided that the HVAC equipment on the main roof is relocated to the roof of the ell per drawings dated 22 March 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 12-184

HPA number: 
HPA 12-295
Location: 
3417 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to fireplaces, replacement window
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for altering existing chimney and new wood windows on west elevation per drawings dated 16 March 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 12-185

HPA number: 
HPA 12-296
Location: 
1533 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for two-story, glazed rear addition per drawings dated 22 March 2012 provided garden paving is set on pervious substrate. File separate submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings, including existing conditions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-186

HPA number: 
HPA 12-297
Location: 
1521 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of vinyl windows with WeatherShield all-wood insulated windows with 7/8 inch simulated-divided-lite wood muntins, which will approximate more closely the appearance of the original windows, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 April 2012. Windows must be sized to fit original masonry opening. Cap over existing brick mould and frame will be removed and the original wood fabric repaired or rebuilt to match details and profile of existing. 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 12-187

HPA number: 
HPA 12-298
Location: 
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Sign scheme for 'Suitsupply'
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for sign scheme as proposed. Recommend development of a sign scheme including a single line of small pin-mounted or affixed letters by the entrance door, and a back-lit sign reading 'SuitSupply' mounted so that there are no penetrations onto the lintel above the storefront. File a new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 12-188

HPA number: 
HPA 12-299
Location: 
1316 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 20 March 2012 indicate that proposed replacement of the windows facing the rear private alley will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-189

HPA number: 
HPA 12-300
Location: 
1316 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows at front and side
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows with Jeld-Wen Custom Line 2/2 single pane all-wood windows with a 1 3/4 inch wide true-divided-lite wood muntin as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 April 2012 PROVIDED half-screens, if needed, are used. The simulated-divided-lite options were not approved and 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 12-196

HPA number: 
HPA 12-320
Location: 
3233 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residential
Description: 
Replace asphalt shingles with standing seam metal roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and site visit on 17 April 2012 indicated proposed roofing will not be visible from public space.

OG 12-204

HPA number: 
HPA 12-328
Location: 
3700 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University
Description: 
Alterations to North Kehoe Field
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials indicate that proposed alterations, including turf, fence , replacement scoreboard and reconstruction of bleachers, will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.