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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 17 March 2011

OG 10-245

HPA number: 
HPA 10-413
Location: 
3062 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition at third floor level
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept application has been inactive for a period of time.

OG 11-054

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

No objection to revised concept design for new stainless steel storefront with projecting bays as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 February 2011 provided frame at top is 12"-tall. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-057

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

No objection to general concept design for proposed enclosure of roof deck at second floor level as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 February 2011 provided that the false windows are replaced with closed shutters. No objection to concept of proposed replacement 6/1 wood windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 February 2011 which indicate a wood jamb liner concealer for the single hung installation in the front facade. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-062

HPA number: 
HPA 11-090
Location: 
2736 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of 2nd floor windows with 1/1 insulated wood windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 10 February 2011 which indicate single-hung installation with wood covers to block track for upper sash. No vinyl jamb liner will be visible. Notify CFA Staff of installation of windows 9 and 10 for inspection prior to installation of other windows. 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 11-065

HPA number: 
HPA 11-093
Location: 
3302 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition with basement, additions at dog-leg
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Although there is no objection to a general concept for a 1-story rear addition as an enclosed wood porch (a two-story rear addition to the center house on a row of three is not appropriate and was not approved), the review of the concept application was not completed and the case was superseded by the permit application submitted under case OG 11-115.

OG 11-068

HPA number: 
HPA 11-096
Location: 
3315 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition with basement
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for proposed 1-story rear addition with basement as shown in Option A of supplemental drawings dated 22 February 2011 which indicate a painted brick base and frame construction shuttered porch top PROVIDED bay addition is pulled back from the corner of the main house as far back as it is from the corner of the addition. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission. A two-story rear addition is not appropriate to this historic building and was deleted from this concept design.

OG 11-084

HPA number: 
HPA 11-128
Location: 
3124 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New HVAC units on side yard, and screening fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of HVAC equipment to replace failed Geo-thermal system as shown in supplemental drawings dated 9 March 2011 which indicate three units on side yard rather than the four previously proposed. 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 11-087

HPA number: 
HPA 11-132
Location: 
3127 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition, roof top addition, alterations to garage door, transom window
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to revised concept design for new cast iron stoop, widened garage door opening, masonry rooftop addition and two-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 March 2011. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-089

HPA number: 
HPA 11-136
Location: 
1652 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fences, alterations to rear yard: deck, patio, light fixtures
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of fence visible from the alley with a vertical board fence, and for alterations to the rear yard, including deck, patio and light fixtures, which will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Recommend that light fixtures be shielded so that the light shines down only and not impact adjoining neighbors. The fence will be painted white. Note: The Capitol Historic Trust holds a preservation 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.

OG 11-091

HPA number: 
HPA 11-138
Location: 
3700 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University
Description: 
Retaining wall and slope stabilization
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and previous submission under case OG 06-271 indicate that retaining wall and the slope stabilization work in coordination with the West Perimeter Road project will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Note that the work has been coordinated with the National Park Service due to the proximity to Glover-Archbold Parkway. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 11-092

HPA number: 
HPA 11-148
Location: 
3336 M Street, NW (a.k.a. 3338 M St. NW)
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Light fixtures, projecting banner for City Sports
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed light fixtures illuminating the facade of this historic building and for proposed banner and sign for City Sports which are not appropriate to this historic building and the historic district.

OG 11-093

HPA number: 
HPA 11-149
Location: 
3077 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for Brooks Brothers, including blade sign
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed blade sign on 31st St which is inappropriate to the historic building as the project includes numerous signs throughout the facades. No objection to the issuance of permit for the shiny brass finish on letters for signs, for the proposed awnings on north facade over pedestrian walkway, for relocation of light fixtures on the 31st St building and for the removal of the light fixtures on M St and at the corner. Sign above 31st St shop window must be installed as previously approved (see case OG 10-088) sized to fit within window opening. 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 11-094

HPA number: 
HPA 11-150
Location: 
3233-3235 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Sign scheme for All Saints
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme, including awnings, painted 'All Saints Spitalfields' sign with 8"-tall lettering for western building and 12"-tall lettering immediately below cornice of eastern building as shown in supplemental drawings dated 16 March 2011. All interior signs must be no less than 18 inches behind the 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 11-096

HPA number: 
HPA 11-153
Location: 
3200 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace door surround and front stoop
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed reorientation of front entry stairs and reconstruction with slate treads, or for door surround as proposed. Recommend that reconstructed stairs in either wood or brick match existing orientation sideways in front of house, that door surround is simplified with a 7 inch casing and no dentils, and that electrical meter is relocated to the interior of the building. File new submission of revised design, including details and dimensions, for review by the Commission.

OG 11-098

HPA number: 
HPA 11-158
Location: 
1239 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application for replacement windows on front facade was withdrawn at the written request of applicant via email dated 28 February 2011.

OG 11-099

HPA number: 
HPA 11-159
Location: 
3300 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Iron railing and gates
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed iron gates and railing at balcony and within opening for French doors as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 February 2011 PROVIDED vehicular gates are no taller than existing brick pier and wall at corner of parking pad. 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 11-100

HPA number: 
HPA 11-160
Location: 
1304 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Sign for LouLou
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed painted sign on storefront fascia composed of letters no taller than 12 inches high reading 'LouLou' PROVIDED existing exposed electric conduit, which is not appropriate to the historic district, is removed prior to the installation of the sign. 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 11-102

HPA number: 
HPA 11-162
Location: 
3307 Cady's Alley NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Projecting banner for Babette
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 2' x 8' Sunbrella fabric banner with 9 1/2-inch-high lettering reading 'Babette' and for sign on shop window as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 February 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 11-103

HPA number: 
HPA 11-163
Location: 
3522 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – Nevils Hall
Description: 
Replacement windows, repairs and alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed repair, replacement-in-kind and replacement windows to match original 1/1 configuration of historic building. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-106

HPA number: 
HPA 11-166
Location: 
1239 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme for Loft, rooftop mechanical equipment
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme for 'Loft' including back-lit sign composed of 12-inch-high letters mounted to storefront cornice and for 4-inch-high vinyl applied to base of shop windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 March 2011. Oversized lettering, sign on transoms and on decorative brick panels on facade were not approved and were deleted from this permit application. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed rooftop mechanical equipment at rear where it will not be 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 11-107

HPA number: 
HPA 11-167
Location: 
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – MedStar Hospital
Description: 
Alterations for new window openings
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submission materials indicate that proposed alterations to brick panels on third floor for new window openings at rear (south facade) of Main Building will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 11-108

HPA number: 
HPA 11-168
Location: 
3050 Avon Lane, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Iron fence and gates at rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed iron fence and gates provided top of gates is flat rather than arched. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-113

HPA number: 
HPA 11-173
Location: 
1637 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition at 3rd floor level
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed rear shed dormer as shown in supplemental drawings dated 8 March 2011; chimney in southwest area of house to be retained. 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 11-114

HPA number: 
HPA 11-174
Location: 
1300 30th 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 1-story frame addition with copper roof and narrowed masonry opening on west wall as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 February 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 11-115

HPA number: 
HPA 11-175
Location: 
3302 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition with basement, additions at dog-leg
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 1-story rear addition with basement and in-fill within dog leg where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare as shown in supplemental drawings dated 16 March 2011 which indicate 7-ft high painted wood fence to replace existing brick garden wall. File new submission of detailed drawings and dimensions for proposed iron stairs to grade 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 11-117

HPA number: 
HPA 11-177
Location: 
2715 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 2-story rear addition with reduced depth at second story and window alterations as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 February 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. 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 11-121

HPA number: 
HPA 11-181
Location: 
1699 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Enclose rear porch, alterations for window wells
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed enclosure of rear porch and for two new window wells on the south side. Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed window wells on north side which are not appropriate to this historic building or the historic district. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 11-124

HPA number: 
HPA 11-184
Location: 
3235 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for Fleurir Hand Grown Chocolates
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign panel with lettering no larger than 12 inches high reading 'Fleurir Hand Grown Chocolates' as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 February 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 11-125

HPA number: 
HPA 11-185
Location: 
3000-3050 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Washington Harbour
Description: 
Alterations to storefronts, planters, light fixtures, fountain
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for proposed alterations to Washington Harbour, including new storefronts and entrances to office lobbies with new marquees, planters, fountain, and awnings. Recommend selection of new light fixtures that shine down only. Provide report from arborist as part of new tree selection in proposed landscape plan. Install mock-up of illuminated panels at spandrels within arches for review by the Old Georgetown Board. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.