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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 21 April 2011

OG 10-258

HPA number: 
HPA 10-462
Location: 
3254 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Addition of 2nd floor to garage off alley (theoretical subdivision)
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept case for addition of 2nd floor to garage structure off alley was withdrawn at the request of applicant. File new submission of concept design for review by the Commission.

OG 11-025

HPA number: 
HPA 11-043
Location: 
2500 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Gateway Georgetown Condominiums
Description: 
Rooftop antennas for AT&T with equipment - stealth screen
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of new antennas and equipment, one on each sector, with stealth screening as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 April 2011 and images dated 24 March 2011. Existing and proposed sled-mounted antennas will have cylindrical stealth screening painted light gray. Existing and proposed antennas mounted to penthouse wall and stealth screened equipment mounted as low as possible on wall will be painted to match the colors of the brick wall behind. 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 11-061

HPA number: 
HPA 11-089
Location: 
1071 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Projecting sign and menu box for Muncheez, light fixtures - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that work was installed not conforming to approved design, and additional signs, light fixtures and menu box were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing menu box, gooseneck and spot light fixtures, and menu sign on projecting bracket all of which are not appropriate to the historic building or the historic district. Recommend small menu box be placed behind the glass on bay window and that light fixtures previously approved be installed (see case file under OG 10-040). Non-conforming lights, menu box and signs must be removed no later than 31 May 2011. Replacement window installed on first floor of bay was not sized correctly and must be replaced with the correct window as previously approved no later than 31 August 2011. Existing windows on second floor are the responsibility of tenant at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW and were addressed under separate permit application (see case file under OG 11-018).

OG 11-070

HPA number: 
HPA 11-098
Location: 
1072 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – office / residential
Description: 
4-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design options
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for proposed 4-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 April 2011 which indicate a cornice line at third floor of masonry building with punched openings, and a glazed fourth floor set back from the plane of the facade. Recommend further study of entrance and connector. File new submission of design development drawings with new concept application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-073

HPA number: 
HPA 11-104
Location: 
1025 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for Zenobia Lounge - existing, menu box
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the signs, logo, light fixtures, menu panel and other alterations were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing sign composed of lettering reading 'Zenobia Lounge', Arabic lettering with 3-inch lettering beneath and with light fixture above ONLY. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed menu box no larger than 16" x 22" installed on wall by door. Existing wall mounted image logo above sign, illuminated sign in window, sandwich sign and seasonal decorations were not approved and must be removed no later than 31 May 2011. Recommend further study of etching of logo on glass on 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.

OG 11-085

HPA number: 
HPA 11-129
Location: 
3213 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Office
Description: 
Awning and sign for Dale Overmyer Architects
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for proposed replacement awning and sign for Dale Overmyer Architects was withdrawn by written request of applicant. The existing awning was removed.

OG 11-086

HPA number: 
HPA 11-130
Location: 
1215 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Post Office
Description: 
3-story rear addition with basement, partial demolition
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design options
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for proposed three-story residential rear addition to the landmark Georgetown Post Office building as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 March 2011 in option with 4 windows grid at top floor. Recommend lowering height of addition by 2-ft to match height of previously approved general concept design. Recommend further study of cornice, landscaping and rear (east) facade. File new submission of design development drawings with new concept application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-095

HPA number: 
HPA 11-152
Location: 
2910 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for replacement windows as proposed; existing windows and wood storm are in-keeping with the character of the historic building designed by Downing and Vaux. Recommend condominium board propose a replacement window for all units after evaluating all different window conditions in both the historic building and additions. The Commission regrets that other units have replaced their windows prior to review or permit.

OG 11-104

HPA number: 
HPA 11-164
Location: 
2900 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Internally-illuminated sign for 'Parking'
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for one proposed wall mounted sign with 12-inch-high lettering reading 'Parking' as shown in supplemental drawings dated 4 April 2011 which indicate pushed-through letters will have opaque faces for a halo-lit effect, PROVIDED no conduit or junction box will be exposed or visible. Internally-illuminated face on the letters was not approved and was deleted from this permit application. A blade sign in this location is not appropriate, was not approved and was deleted from this permit application. All other free-standing signs for this business, which are not appropriate to the historic district, must be removed no later than 30 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 11-116

HPA number: 
HPA 11-176
Location: 
3411 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story rear addition with basement, alterations, reconstruction of garage off alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 2-story rear addition with basement, alterations which will require partial demolition of existing rear ell, and reconstruction of garage off rear alley as shown in supplemental drawings dated 19 April 2011 which indicate roof of addition no taller than existing roof of historic building. Window wells in planter on street 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 11-120

HPA number: 
HPA 11-180
Location: 
1699 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement garage structure, raze garage, 1-story addition to replace greenhouse
Review Type: 
Concept
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept application replacement garage structure and one-story addition was superseded by new concept application under case OG 11-145.

OG 11-123

HPA number: 
HPA 11-183
Location: 
3203 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition with basement
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to revised concept design for one-story brick rear addition with standing seam metal hipped roof and skylights as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 March 2011. Skylight visible from street was not approved. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-126

HPA number: 
HPA 11-196
Location: 
3336 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows and replacement fence at rear, repointing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 March 2011 indicate that proposed replacement of rear windows, rear fence and repointing of rear facade will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation review Board.

OG 11-129

HPA number: 
HPA 11-202
Location: 
2901 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for Wells Fargo
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme of one sign composed of 12-inch high back-lit letters reading 'Wells Fargo' on M St facade, and one non-illuminated sign on 29th St facade, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 6 April 2011. An alternate design for proposed internally-illuminated signs is not appropriate in the historic district, 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 11-131

HPA number: 
HPA 11-207
Location: 
1417 27th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to masonry openings
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for alterations to masonry openings at first floor level of front facade on this 1952 building as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 March 2011 which indicate three single-hung insulated windows with 5/8 inch simulated-divided-lite muntins and half-screens, with wood panels below the sill. 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 11-132

HPA number: 
HPA 11-208
Location: 
1249 35th 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 facade as shown in supplemental drawings dated 6 April 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 11-133

HPA number: 
HPA 11-209
Location: 
3207 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
New storefront for Calvin Klein
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for projecting glass storefront with stainless steel trim per drawings dated 30 March 2011. Etched 'Calvin Klein / Underwear' lettering in transom to be no more than 12"-tall and vinyl lettering to be no more than 4"-tall. Downspout must be directed inside of building above first floor. 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 11-134

HPA number: 
HPA 11-212
Location: 
1505 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Enclosure of roof deck at second floor level, replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including enclosure of roof deck at second floor level and replacement wood windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 April 2011 which indicate use of two closed paneled wood shutters per blind window. 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 11-135

HPA number: 
HPA 11-213
Location: 
3026 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to brick garden wall at rear for parking pad
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to brick garden wall at rear of dead-end alley for parking pad as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 April 2011 which indicate removal of existing pergola and columns. Brick to be salvaged and reused with new brick to match existing on new garden 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.

OG 11-136

HPA number: 
HPA 11-214
Location: 
1626 (rear) Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Window selection for new townhouses on 33rd St.
Review Type: 
Permit - additional information
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed window selection for new townhouses: Loewen all wood double-hung windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 March 2011 PROVIDED windows use half screens and custom-made 1 3/4 inch simulated-divided-lite all wood muntin bars with double hung profile. 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 11-137

HPA number: 
HPA 11-215
Location: 
3700 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – Dahlgren Chapel
Description: 
Alterations to stained glass windows, foundation /underpinning work
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 March 2011 indicate that proposed work at Dahlgren Chapel, including repair of stained glass windows, masonry repairs, underpinning and waterproofing of foundation will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation review Board.

OG 11-138

HPA number: 
HPA 11-217
Location: 
1265 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme (back-lit sign) for Mac
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of 6-inch-high back-lit letters reading MAC and for replacement light fixtures within vestibule where they will not be visible. 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 11-139

HPA number: 
HPA 11-219
Location: 
2813 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fence at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 March 2011 indicate that proposed replacement fence at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation review Board.

OG 11-140

HPA number: 
HPA 11-220
Location: 
3213 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Replacement windows in upper floors
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement insulated wood window sashes with 2/2 true-divided-lites, which is more historically appropriate to this building, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 6 April 2011 which indicate 1 3/4 inch wide muntins. 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 11-141

HPA number: 
HPA 11-221
Location: 
3067 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for Rag & Bone
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for 'Rag & Bone' composed of only non-illuminated 7-inch high letters pin-mounted to steel beam and 3 1/2-inch-high letters applied to storefront glass as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 March 2011. Existing wood sign panel on beam and light fixtures will be removed. 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 11-142

HPA number: 
HPA 11-222
Location: 
3105 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefront and sign scheme for Michael Kors
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront, including removal of metal awnings, re-cladding with polished stainless steel, replacement door, and sign scheme for Michael Kors including 12-inch-high back-lit letters pin-mounted through mortar joints on recessed brick panel, 4-inch-high lettering on glass and logo flush on new granite slab at entrance as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 March 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 11-144

HPA number: 
HPA 11-224
Location: 
3030 K Street, NW, #305
United States
Property: 
Condominium
Description: 
Skylight at penthouse unit
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 March 2011 indicate that proposed skylight will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation review Board.

OG 11-145

HPA number: 
HPA 11-180
Location: 
1699 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement garage structure, raze garage, 1-story addition to replace greenhouse
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for a one-car garage structure to replace existing garage structure which will be demolished and for 1-story addition to replace greenhouse. Recommend further study of alignment of front facade of garage, of addition to clear existing window, and of sliding gate on public space. Coordinate with DC DDOT Public Space Division to reduce the width of the curb-cut and apron to width of new driveway. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-146

HPA number: 
HPA 11-225
Location: 
1699 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Enclose rear porch, alterations for window wells at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed enclosure of rear porch and two new window wells on south side of building PROVIDED half-screens are used. 1 1/4 inch muntins on new windows will match the width of the muntins on the main house. Previously proposed window wells on north side of building were not approved and were not included in 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 11-147

HPA number: 
HPA 11-226
Location: 
1733 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement rear windows, alterations to rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear facade and replacement windows at rear as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 March 2011 which indicate Pella Architect Series double-hung clad wood windows and doors with 7/8 inch simulated-divided-lites muntins PROVIDED only half-screens are used. Existing frame will be repaired and reused where possible. 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 11-148

HPA number: 
HPA 11-227
Location: 
2706 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to French doors at rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 March 2011 indicate that proposed alterations to French doors at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation review Board.

OG 11-149

HPA number: 
HPA 11-228
Location: 
1306 36th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace front door, alterations to window / door openings
Review Type: 
Concept – revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new front door and transom, new window openings and alterations on the south elevation, and new masonry opening at grade on west elevation as shown in drawings dated 6 April 2011. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-151

HPA number: 
HPA 11-230
Location: 
2703 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows and doors at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement windows and doors at rear as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 March 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 11-156

HPA number: 
HPA 11-245
Location: 
3335 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Repair windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Proposed replacement of windows on first floor was withdrawn from this permit application. Existing windows will be repaired. The remaining scope of the work is internal work only. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 11-169

HPA number: 
HPA 11-262
Location: 
3025 Orchard Lane, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement one-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted supplemental materials dated 21 April 2011 and a site visit of 19 April 2011 indicate that proposed one-story rear addition to replace existing addition will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.