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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 20 October 2011

OG 11-130

HPA number: 
HPA 11-205
Location: 
2723 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Site alterations, new front porch, alterations to garage
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including new entrance porch, brick walkway to entrance with planting beds to either side, landscaping of front and rear yards, swimming pool and alterations to garage at rear, landscape plan and terraces with permeable paving as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 October 2011 which indicate 4-inch change of grade between the driveway and the planting bed to the west of brick walkway on sand and gravel base and traditional detailing for the porch and columns. Proposed alterations to window openings on west facade 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 11-223

HPA number: 
HPA 11-376
Location: 
3222 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Park
Description: 
Alterations to storefronts, new cooling tower, new windows
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

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 Concept application was withdrawn by written request of applicant.

OG 11-248

HPA number: 
HPA 11-427
Location: 
1423 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement wood siding and trim - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the stucco and wood siding were removed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of new wood siding, window casing and door surround as shown in supplemental drawings dated 4 October 2011. Replacement of stucco was not approved and has been deleted from this permit application. Recommend consideration of returning the facade of the building to its original condition by removing the stone planter and replacing the entry step (currently tiled). 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 11-252

HPA number: 
HPA 11-433
Location: 
3000 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use complex
Description: 
Alterations to lower plaza
Review Type: 
Concept
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept application for alterations to lower plaza at Washington Harbour was superseded by permit application under case OG 11-283.

OG 11-257

HPA number: 
HPA 11-438
Location: 
3150 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for Serendipity 3
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that folding windows, awnings and signs were installed contrary to previous OGB recommendations and that the entry door, signs, display window, light fixtures, and menu boxes were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for two signs, one on each facade, composed of pin-mounted letters and logo as proposed. File new submission of complete sign scheme for Serendipity 3 after all items installed without approval are removed and windows conforming to approved design are installed.

OG 11-258

HPA number: 
HPA 11-439
Location: 
3288 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, sign scheme for Pinkberry
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations for new cornice, door and sign scheme composed of letters reading 'Pinkberry' and logo no taller than 12 inches high on a field of mill-finish aluminum tubes as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 October 2011. Multi-color metal tubes were not approved. No objection to a single band of circles on storefront glass. 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 11-267

HPA number: 
HPA 11-449
Location: 
1335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme and awning for Five Guys
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed recovering of awning with 9-inch-high lettering reading 'Five Guys' on valance ONLY as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 September 2011 which indicate lettering on side panels was deleted. All additional signs on storefront glazing, which were installed prior to review or permit and were not approved, must be removed prior to installation of new awning. File new submission of detailed drawings for overall sign scheme for the building with permit application 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 11-271

HPA number: 
HPA 11-453
Location: 
1235 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to openings and new conservatory at third floor at rear
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed wood and steel window and door alterations on east elevation and new steel and glass green house at third floor per supplemental plans dated 22 September 2011. File new submission of detailed drawings for alterations with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-277

HPA number: 
HPA 11-462
Location: 
1043 Cecil Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of windows with Marvin all-wood double-hung simulated-divided-lites windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 September 2011. 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 11-278

HPA number: 
HPA 11-487
Location: 
3300 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Partial demolition of CMU wall, wood board fence - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that alterations and new fence were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing vertical wood board fence PROVIDED caps are cut down to the level of top of fence, that fence is painted to match color of trim on house, that remaining CMU retaining wall is parged or covered with cementitious paint, and that installation of brick cap is completed on side of gate. 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 11-279

HPA number: 
HPA 11-489
Location: 
3276 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations for metal flue - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that alteration was begun prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for new steel flue to replace existing metal flue on south elevation, provided original hole through sidewalk is maintained and stack is one straight run and painted per drawings dated 16 September 2011.

OG 11-280

HPA number: 
HPA 11-490
Location: 
1566 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Vinyl replacement windows - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that new vinyl windows were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for the existing vinyl windows on front facade which are not consistent with the original character of this building or the Old Georgetown historic district in general because the material and profiles are not consistent with the historic wood detailing. File new submission of an appropriate wood window with permit application for review by the Commission. Corrective work for the removal of the vinyl windows must be completed by 30 April 2012.

OG 11-283

HPA number: 
HPA 11-493
Location: 
3000 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use complex
Description: 
Alterations to lower plaza, fountain, ice rink, storefronts, bars
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

1) No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to lower plaza at Washington Harbour, including alterations to fountain and pool, seasonal installation of ice-rink over fountain, removal of steel architectural ornamentation at lower level storefronts, re-cladding of flood gates posts, and replacement of storefronts with a Nana wall system as shown in supplemental drawings dated 1 November 2011. 2) Request installation of mock-up storefront cladding with proposed color selection for review by the Commission prior to ordering materials. 3) The selection of light fixtures was deleted from this permit application. 4) No objection to revised concept design for outdoor service bars located where structures do not block visual axis to the river. File new submission of working drawings for outdoor service bars and for fountain within tower, including details, dimensions and cut-sheets for light fixtures, with permit application 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 11-284

HPA number: 
HPA 11-494
Location: 
3000-3050 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use complex
Description: 
Alterations to upper plaza
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to the upper plaza at Washington Harbour, including new landscaping, stainless steel cladding of first floor storefronts, replacement of every other Washington Globe lamppost with a trash receptacle, and new planters at fountain, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 1 November 2011. Light boxes 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 11-286

HPA number: 
HPA 11-496
Location: 
1045 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Office
Description: 
Alterations to facade
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for three proposed door closings on west elevation and one new door on south elevation per drawings dated 16 September 2011.

OG 11-287

HPA number: 
HPA 11-461
Location: 
1310 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2011 indicate that proposed alterations to the rear facade will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 11-288

HPA number: 
HPA 11-497
Location: 
1310 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2011 indicate that proposed alterations to the rear facade will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 11-290

HPA number: 
HPA 11-499
Location: 
2921 Olive Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Metal post for front stairs
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to revisions to approved design for a replacement post on new brick stoop to match detailing of original post as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 September 2011. 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 11-291

HPA number: 
HPA 11-500
Location: 
1321 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that original wood windows were removed and fiberglass replacement windows were installed contrary to previous recommendations. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of custom made all-wood windows with insulated glass, weights, pulleys and cords as shown in sample window installation PROVIDED spacer bar is silver rather than black, stops beneath upper sash are removed, and width of putty glazing is reduced. New wood windows will match detailing of original windows on the row of houses. Proposed Weathershield replacement window, which is not appropriate to this 1889 historic building, was not approved and was deleted from this permit application.

OG 11-293

HPA number: 
HPA 11-502
Location: 
1409 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows at rear facade with Weathershield wood sashes PROVIDED that structural wood mullion separating the windows are retained in all three levels and the windows are sized to fit the masonry opening without fillers. 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 11-295

HPA number: 
HPA 11-504
Location: 
1339 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Bank
Description: 
Replace cornice and brick on parapet
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit to repair existing brick parapet and add new painted Kynar cornice to match existing galvanized cornice profile per drawings dated 28 September 2011.

OG 11-297

HPA number: 
HPA 11-510
Location: 
3600 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
The Cloisters
Description: 
Enclosure for mailboxes
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed enclosure of mailboxes within The Cloisters will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-002

HPA number: 
HPA 12-002
Location: 
3132 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace tin roof at rear with copper standing seam metal roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed replacement of roof at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-006

HPA number: 
HPA 12-006
Location: 
3528 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear deck and alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed rear deck and alterations will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 12-011

HPA number: 
HPA 12-011
Location: 
3009 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition, deck
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed rear deck and one-story rear addition of connector will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Any revisions to the footprint, massing and scope of the project as proposed in the drawings dated 14 October 2011 must be re-submitted to the Commission to reconfirm no visibility from public thoroughfare.

OG 12-015

HPA number: 
HPA 12-015
Location: 
3639 Winfield Lane, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 October 2011 indicate that proposed replacement windows will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.