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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 21 October 2010

OG 10-174

HPA number: 
HPA 10-304
Location: 
3059 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Addition of second floor to garage with connecting bridge
Review Type: 
Concept design development
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed addition of second floor to garage at rear with connecting bridge as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 September 2010. File new submission of complete set of working drawings, including site plan; landscape plan; existing, demolition and proposed plans and elevations, sections; details and dimensions; documentation on solar panels; and cut-sheets for wood windows, door and light fixtures; with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-212

HPA number: 
HPA 10-378
Location: 
3068 M Street, NW
United States
Description: 
Sign for Verizon Wireless
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the awning was installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign which will replace awning with lettering no taller than 12 inches high reading 'Verizon Wireless' pin-mounted through mortar joints, and for vinyl letters no taller than 4 inches high reading 'Go Wireless / Premium Retailer' applied on glass at top of shop window as shown in supplemental drawings dated 6 October 2010. 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 10-213

HPA number: 
HPA 10-382
Location: 
2500 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Gateway Georgetown Condominiums
Description: 
Roof top antenna dish for T-Mobile
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of a dish antenna for T-Mobile mounted on 8-ft-tall pole and painted light grey. Submitted supplemental drawings dated 27 September 2010 and a site visit of 24 September indicate that dish antenna in new location in the center of the roof will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the installation made during DCRA technical review that would make the solar panels visible from public thoroughfare must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit. Recommend Gateway Georgetown coordinate with various providers with antennas on the roof to develop a more appropriate design for screening of existing antennas.

OG 10-230

HPA number: 
HPA 10-398
Location: 
3411 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story rear addition, side in-fill, alterations, garage
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for 2-story rear addition and in-fill of dog leg as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 September 2010. No objection to general concept for alterations and for reconstruction of garage PROVIDED no damage to root zone of rear yard Magnolia tree. Recommend extension of garage to the north to align with other garages on alley and a standing seam metal roof. Recommend casement or awning windows for lower level that would not need window wells at planter. Recommend use of lap wood siding rather than the proposed hardi plank siding to replace asbestos siding. Recommend double-hung windows at rear and operable wood shutters on front facade. Recommend resurfacing CMU wall along garden. File new submission of complete set of working drawings, including site plan; landscape plan; existing, demolition and proposed plans and elevations; sections, details and dimensions; and cut-sheets for wood windows, doors, siding and light fixtures, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-248

HPA number: 
HPA 10-416
Location: 
1306 36th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story rear addition, replace front door
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed rear addition and window and door alterations to Victorian residence as shown in drawings dated 29 September 2010. Recommend further study of window light proportions, steel elements, and canopy over balcony. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-250

HPA number: 
HPA 10-418
Location: 
1855 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Back-lit illuminated sign scheme for Unleashed by Petco
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed back-lit sign reading 'Unleashed by Petco' on hanging sign box as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 September 2010 which indicate sign box matches design previously approved in concept. No objection to applied logo on glass of shop window provided there is no lettering. Temporary sign to be installed for a time period not to exceed 30 days. 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 10-252

HPA number: 
HPA 10-420
Location: 
3277 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail / Restaurant
Description: 
Three banners and signs for Morso Express - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that banners were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing banners reading 'Morso' and 'Morso Express' and for existing light fixtures with exposed electric conduit on face of walls, all of which must be removed no later than 31 December 2010. Note: additional green banners on this building were installed prior to review or permit, were not approved and must be removed no later than 31 December 2010. Recommend a coordinated effort from the building owner and tenants to design a sign scheme appropriate to the historic district, i.e. pin-mounted letters mounted to wall above shop windows. File a concept application of alternate sign scheme for review by the Commission.

OG 10-256

HPA number: 
HPA 10-460
Location: 
1614 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Post mounted sign for Birdie Club
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme composed of two 12" x 24" signs for 'Birdy Club' and 'Presse Bookstore' mounted on existing pole. 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 10-257

HPA number: 
HPA 10-461
Location: 
3232 Volta Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement metal roof with copper standing seam
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of tin roof with a standing seam copper roof to match detailing and profile of existing roof as part of work to replace damaged sheathing as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 September 2010. Note: file separate permit application for alterations to shed at end of driveway, completed prior to review or permit, for review by the Commission.

OG 10-259

HPA number: 
HPA 10-463
Location: 
1243 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Remove stucco, replace windows and door, alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for removal of stucco to expose original wood siding. Recommend AGAINST replacement of wood windows on front facade, which must be repaired - recommend use of storm windows. Recommend AGAINST concept of installing slate or flagstone on front stairs - recommend repair and or reconstruction of brick stairs with a square corner at first step. No objection to concept design for replacement of entry door with a four panel wood door and for new light fixture. Recommend operable wood shutters sized appropriately to cover window when closed. Recommend removal of stucco for exploratory evaluation of existing siding prior to continuing work. File new submission of documentation of findings and proposed treatment for existing or new wood siding with a permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-260

HPA number: 
HPA 10-466
Location: 
1855 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Back-lit sign for Verizon Wireless
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed back-lit sign reading 'Verizon Wireless' on hanging sign box as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 September 2010 which indicate sign box matches design previously approved in concept. No objection to vinyl letters no taller than 4 inches high reading 'Go Wireless / Premium Retailer'applied on glass of shop 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 10-261

HPA number: 
HPA 10-468
Location: 
3212 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to approved design
Review Type: 
Revision to Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revision to permit for alterations to approved design, including modifications to the roof, fenestration, slope of shed roof at hyphen, and new window on side wall of main historic block of building as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 September and 27 October 2010. 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 10-263

HPA number: 
HPA 10-470
Location: 
1319 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Metal fence along alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 42-inch-high iron fence on property line along side alley PROVIDED fence is returned behind the planter to meet side wall of building. 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 10-265

HPA number: 
HPA 10-472
Location: 
3307 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme and alterations for CB2
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations and sign scheme including new storefront entrance and glazing, decorative grilles in front of existing granite base, alterations to loading dock at rear, rails for new sign reading CB2 above entrance, and for parking sign on Bank St with letters no taller than 12 inches high as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 October 2010. 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 10-266

HPA number: 
HPA 10-473
Location: 
3338 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Back-lit sign for City Sports
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed back-lit sign composed of 12-inch-high letters reading City Sports with a red backer panel around letters ONLY as shown in drawings dated 12 October 2010 provided anchors are installed through mortar joints 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 10-267

HPA number: 
HPA 10-474
Location: 
3031 Cambridge Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Door surround and shutters
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed new door surround and installation of shutters which are not appropriate or historically accurate on this building, part of a row of six houses built in 1910, which should be retained as is.

OG 10-268

HPA number: 
HPA 10-475
Location: 
1617 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows, alterations, trellis and fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear, including replacement of sliding doors at second floor level with casement windows, alterations to one-story rear addition, garden fences and paving rear yard PROVIDED pavers are installed on a pervious sand and gravel base, as shown in supplemental information dated 5 October 2010, rather than on a concrete slab which was not approved. 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 10-271

HPA number: 
HPA 10-481
Location: 
1626 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition, replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear, including one-story addition and replacement of second floor windows with casement windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 29 September 2010. 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 10-272

HPA number: 
HPA 10-481
Location: 
3413 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Spiral stair at rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 September 2010 indicate that proposed spiral stair at rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 10-273

HPA number: 
HPA 10-482
Location: 
1300 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Roof deck over two-story rear wing, gas lanterns, shutters
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend against concept design for proposed roof terrace and gas lights. No objection to concept design for one electrical light at door and operable shutters throughout. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-274

HPA number: 
HPA 10-483
Location: 
1300 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement dormer, window wells on N St
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new window well on south elevation to match projection of existing window well within fenced planter bed, for alterations to existing basement window; and for reconstruction of northern dormer to match size and detailing of southern dormer on east elevation as shown in supplemental drawings dated 29 September 2010. 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 10-275

HPA number: 
HPA 10-484
Location: 
3062 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit to remove vinyl windows on front and rear of residence and replace with new custom made wood double-hung windows to replicate profile and detailing of existing wood windows as shown in supplemental information dated 1 October 2010. Original wood windows will be repaired and retained.

OG 10-276

HPA number: 
HPA 10-485
Location: 
1642 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear Pergola
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed steel and cedar pergola at rear of residence as shown in drawings dated 17 September 2010. 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 10-277

HPA number: 
HPA 10-487
Location: 
3268 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Swimming pool
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 September 2010 indicate that proposed in-ground swimming pool will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: garage structure under construction exceeds scope of work for approved design reviewed under case OG 10-034 and must be submitted under a separate application for revision to permit no later than the 10 November 2010 deadline for review by the Commission.

OG 10-281

HPA number: 
HPA 10-503
Location: 
3306 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Back-lit sign, banner for Design Within Reach
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed back-lit sign reading 'Design Within Reach' on M Street facade and for 1'-8" x 8'-6" banner on Cady's Alley as shown in supplemental drawings dated 5 October 2010. Brackets no longer in use 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.