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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 16 June 2011

OG 10-054

HPA number: 
HPA 10-106
Location: 
1644 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Tudor Place
Description: 
Master Preservation Plan
Review Type: 
Concept - revised
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept application for Master Preservation Plan for Tudor Place has been inactive for an extended period of time.

OG 10-269

HPA number: 
HPA 10-478
Location: 
3240 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story rear additions and alterations
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for proposed two-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 May 2011 PROVIDED horizontal cladding is used on hyphen, length of hyphen is reduced by 5'ft, and rear deck is deleted and replaced with an on-grade pervious terrace. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, landscape plan for the site, cut-sheets and product literature, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-101

HPA number: 
HPA 11-161
Location: 
3303 Cady's Alley NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Projecting banner for Alessi
Review Type: 
Permit
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for banner was superseded by new permit application for sign scheme under case OG 11-180 for 3319 Cady's Alley, NW.

OG 11-127

HPA number: 
HPA 11-200
Location: 
1725 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition at first floor level as shown in supplemental drawings dated __ June 2011 which indicate wood windows and 5/8 inch thick siding. 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 11-143

HPA number: 
HPA 11-223
Location: 
1640 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
African Union Mission – office building
Description: 
Alterations, replacement doors, elevator overrun, sign
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Although proposed alterations were not approved as submitted, request for revisions to the design were not completed. Case has been inactive for a period of time.

OG 11-175

HPA number: 
HPA 11-283
Location: 
1687 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear and new window opening at second floor level on rear facade as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 May 2011 which indicate new single glazed window will match details of existing windows. Any new brick, mortar and mortar joints must match dimensions, color and texture of existing. Proposed replacement of windows 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 11-177

HPA number: 
HPA 11-290
Location: 
1524 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement and extension of rear deck
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for extension of rear deck was withdrawn by written request of applicant via email dated 19 May 2011.

OG 11-178

HPA number: 
HPA 11-293
Location: 
3347 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – commercial / residential
Description: 
Alterations, replace: windows, doors and roof deck (Fuhgetaboutit New York Pies)
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations including replacement of windows and doors as shown in supplemental drawings dated 10 June 2011 which indicate 2/2 true-divided-lites with 1 3/4 inch muntin double glazed all-wood windows to replace existing vinyl windows on second floor (which were installed not conforming to previous recommendations) PROVIDED 1 3/4 inch muntins are used. Screen fence around rooftop exhaust vents and sign were deleted from this permit application. File separate submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings for sign 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 11-179

HPA number: 
HPA 11-294
Location: 
3207 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Sign scheme for Calvin Klein, back-lit transom sign, lettering on glass
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revised sign scheme composed of halo-lit letters no taller than 12 inches high reading 'Calvin Klein underwear' on a metal panel in the transom of new storefront, and for lettering no taller than 4-inches high once on each shop window as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 May 2011 which indicate opaque polished stainless-steel face on back-lit lettering. 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 11-180

HPA number: 
HPA 11-295
Location: 
3319 Cady's Alley NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Projecting banner for Alessi, existing window graphics
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that signs were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for 'Alessi' including 2'-2" x 2'-2" banner as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 May 2011 which indicate lettering no taller than 12 inches high applied to transom glass on storefront to replace larger lettering. All signs limited to lettering reading 'Alessi' ONLY - listing of cities, which were not approved, must be removed no later than 31 July 2011. Bracket for banner must match bracket for existing banner for Leopold's. 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 11-181

HPA number: 
HPA 11-296
Location: 
3320 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for Boffi: back-lit sign, window graphics
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that signs were installed non-conforming to approved design under case OG 10-185. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for 'Boffi' including back-lit pin-mounted letters no taller than 7 inches high and new applied graphics on storefront window with letters no taller than 12 inches high to replace larger lettering (which was not approved) as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 May 2011. All signs limited to lettering reading 'Boffi' ONLY - listing of names and cities, which were not approved, must be removed no later than 31 July 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 11-182

HPA number: 
HPA 11-297
Location: 
1512 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to masonry openings on side wall
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to masonry openings on side wall as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 June 2011. The Commission encourages applicant to install solid wood gates aligned with front wall of house to enclose parking pad on side yard. 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 11-183

HPA number: 
HPA 11-298
Location: 
3127 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear additions, alterations to garage door, transom window
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for the new iron stoop, widened garage opening, two-story brick rear addition, and one-story brick rooftop addition above existing ell as shown in drawings dated 19 May 2011. Any exterior revision required by DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 11-184

HPA number: 
HPA 11-300
Location: 
3013 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence in Cooke's Row
Description: 
Replace metal roof, repair wood cornice, soffit and brackets
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair and replacement-in-kind of wood cornice, soffit and missing bracket finials to match details and dimensions of existing. No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of metal roof with standing seam metal roof to match dimensions, detailing and hand-pressed seams of existing roof as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 May 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 11-185

HPA number: 
HPA 11-301
Location: 
1855 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Temporary real estate sign for new building
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for temporary pole-mounted real estate sign for new building complex for the duration of construction. Recommend sign be lowered to no more than 2-ft above grade. Note: existing sign in front of brick wall was installed prior to 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 11-187

HPA number: 
HPA 11-303
Location: 
3245 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations for new balconies
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Proposed revision to permit for balconies and out-swing doors was withdrawn by written request of applicant.

OG 11-188

HPA number: 
HPA 11-304
Location: 
3309 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations, skylight, remove chimney
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including new skylight, replacement of window at rear and removal of chimney on side wall as shown in supplemental drawings dated 2 June 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 11-189

HPA number: 
HPA 11-305
Location: 
3229 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, sign scheme for Athleta
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront and new cornice as shown in supplemental drawings dated __ June 2011 which indicate back-lit shield and sign composed of lettering no larger than 12 inches high reading 'Athleta'. No objection to the general concept of raising the height of the shop windows. File a separate submission for a revision to approved design for raising the height of the storefront windows 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 11-190

HPA number: 
HPA 11-306
Location: 
3522 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – Nevils Hall
Description: 
Repairs and replacement-to-match
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair work and replacement-to-match including metal cornices and brick lintels re-using as much salvaged material as possible with new brick, mortar and mortar joints to match dimensions, color and texture of original as shown in drawings dated 13 May 2011 which indicate repair of oriel window. Request site visit of brick mock-up samples. 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 11-192

HPA number: 
HPA 11-308
Location: 
3333 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for West Elm
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of lettering no taller than 12 inches high reading 'West Elm'. No other sign is proposed at this time. No objection to repainting the building and storefront. 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 11-193

HPA number: 
HPA 11-309
Location: 
1079 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for Jack Wills
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of 9 1/2 inch high pin-mounted letters reading 'Jack Wills'. Applicant agreed to remove the light fixtures mounted to the storefront cornice and the spot lights on the facade. 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 11-194

HPA number: 
HPA 11-310
Location: 
1258 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Sign scheme for Gap / Gap Kids including signs, awnings; alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations and sign scheme for 'Gap / Gap Kids' as shown in Option 1 of supplemental drawings dated 19 May 2011 which indicate high awnings with lettering on valance of shorter awnings, and new bk lighting over sign with 1'-6' high lettering reading 'GAP'. Projecting sign and/or banner 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 11-196

HPA number: 
HPA 11-312
Location: 
1699 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Demolish greenhouse, new window opening
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed demolition of greenhouse and for new window opening. New wood window to match detailing and profile of existing windows with 1 1/4-inch muntin. 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 11-197

HPA number: 
HPA 11-313
Location: 
1699 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Fence, gate, driveway and curb-cut on public space
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed work on public space in coordination with new brick driveway for new garage structure (reviewed separately under case OG 11-198), including reduction on width of curb-cut and brick apron to match brick on sidewalk as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 June 2011 which indicate hoop design for sliding gate to match fence detailing. Alterations to concrete driveway in front of house for new Recommend AGAINST brick pavers on existing driveway in front of house were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. Recommend returning front yard of house to a landscape setting which is more appropriate to the character of the house and the historic district. 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 11-198

HPA number: 
HPA 11-314
Location: 
1699 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement garage structure, raze garage
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-car garage structure that will require demolition of existing garage as shown in drawings dated 13 June 2011. Brick and mortar on new garage structure must match those on existing 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 11-200

HPA number: 
HPA 11-316
Location: 
3411 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed double-glazed insulated replacement windows which are not appropriate to this ca. 1864 historic building part of a row. Existing single glazed wood windows must be repaired. No objection to use of storm windows. See previous Recommendation under case OG 10-111. Note: applicant did not attend the OGB meeting where the project was reviewed.

OG 11-213

HPA number: 
HPA 11-365
Location: 
1411 27th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement retaining and garden walls at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 14 June 2011 indicate that proposed replacement of retaining and garden walls at rear yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 11-214

HPA number: 
HPA 11-366
Location: 
1413 27th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement retaining and garden walls at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 14 June 2011 indicate that proposed replacement of retaining and garden walls at rear yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.