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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 16 September 2010

OG 10-097

HPA number: 
HPA 10-171
Location: 
2511 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Rock Creek Gardens West
Description: 
Alterations to replacement windows, remove canopy
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that replacement windows were installed prior to review or permit. Returned without Action. Case has been inactive for a period of time. Submitted materials for proposed alterations to replacement windows are insufficient for permit review. Request a mock-up installation of proposed alterations at the corner and triple windows conditions for review. File a new submission no later than the 14 October 2010 deadline for review by the Old Georgetown Board at its 4 November 2010 meeting.

OG 10-106

HPA number: 
HPA 10-192
Location: 
3014 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Dent Place Condominiums
Description: 
Rooftop antennas, dish and cabinet for ClearWire
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for roof top stealth-screened sled mounted antennas and cabinet as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 May 2010 and during 28 July 2010 site visit PROVIDED installation meets the 1:1 set back. Dish antenna was deleted from this permit application.

OG 10-161

HPA number: 
HPA 10-289
Location: 
1815 and 1825 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Alterations and additions, new building
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept for massing and planning for proposed new building at 1825 Wisconsin Ave. and for alterations to existing building at 1815 Wisconsin Ave. as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 August 2010. Recommend further study of facade treatments. File new submission of concept design drawings with concept application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-186

HPA number: 
HPA 10-327
Location: 
1624 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Remove front porch, replace steps and portico
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed demolition of front porch and replacement with proposed smaller porch. The porch is an integral feature of the original design of this house, part of a group of buildings including the adjacent rowhouses on 30th Street and two rowhouses on Cambridge Place, NW, all built in 1909. The porch is a contributing element to the historic character of the building, the row, and the Old Georgetown Historic District. Recommend reconstruction of porch to its original condition, replacing non-historic elements, repairing historic elements, and replicating details as required. See previous recommendation against the concept design for the removal of the porch reviewed as case OG 10-158 (HPA 10-286).

OG 10-192

HPA number: 
HPA 10-333
Location: 
1525 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – retail / residential
Description: 
Alterations and demolition of rear wall and ell, 2-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Permit application submission was superseded by Concept submission under case OG 10-229.

OG 10-204

HPA number: 
HPA 10-368
Location: 
1611 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement casement windows at the rear as shown in supplemental drawings dated 31 August 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 10-205

HPA number: 
HPA 10-369
Location: 
1337 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rooftop solar panels
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted supplemental drawings dated 28 September 2010 and a site visit of 17 August 2010 indicate that proposed installation of solar panels flat on 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.

OG 10-207

HPA number: 
HPA 10-372
Location: 
3261 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Replace awning/sign for Tuscany cafe - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the awning and signs were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing awning and signs for Tuscany cafe which are not appropriate to the character of the historic building and must be removed along with existing neon lights on transom and windows no later than 30 November 2010.

OG 10-208

HPA number: 
HPA 10-373
Location: 
3427 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Metal fence and gates, brick pavers at parking pad
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including extension of fence and new gates to match detailing of existing fence, and brick paving of parking pad and driveway. Existing planting beds along the perimeter will remain. 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 10-209

HPA number: 
HPA 10-374
Location: 
1665 35th Street, NW (also known as 3427 Reservoir Road, NW)
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New window openings, wood shutters
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed window openings and replacement windows on first floor with single-hung single-glazed wood windows with 7/8" muntins, to match detail, profile and configuration of existing windows on second floor, and for replacement wood shutters, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 23 August and 15 September 2010 which indicate relocation of entrance door to align with second floor window on 35th Street 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 10-210

HPA number: 
HPA 10-375
Location: 
1855 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Alterations to storefront for Unleashed by Petco
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront, including sliding doors, new storefront system, and the application of a film to block shop windows. Recommend working with existing storefront system. Visibility through shop windows, an integral feature of the approved design for the new building, must be retained unobstructed.

OG 10-211

HPA number: 
HPA 10-377
Location: 
1609 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Fence and gate on side yard - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the installation of the fence and gate was initiated prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed vertical board cedar fence and gate to screen mechanical equipment as shown in supplemental drawing dated 7 September 2010 which indicate a 5-ft high fence with 1-ft set back from the front wall of the building. Fence and gate must be painted or stained light gray. 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 10-214

HPA number: 
HPA 10-383
Location: 
2922 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace front stoop
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of front stoop with a new wood landing and metal railings. Historic railing around areaway will be repaired. 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 10-215

HPA number: 
HPA 10-384
Location: 
1665 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – commercial / residential
Description: 
2-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit/concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2010 indicate that proposed 2-story rear addition will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: Projecting sign on storefront was installed without review or permit and must be submitted for review no later than the 14 October 2010 deadline for the Old Georgetown Board meeting on 4 November 2010.

OG 10-216

HPA number: 
HPA 10-385
Location: 
3221 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Sign and awnings for Barbour
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of 12-inch-high pin-mounted back-lit letters reading 'Barbour' and for two black woven fabric awnings with 4-inch-high lettering on valances as shown in drawings dated 20 August 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 10-217

HPA number: 
HPA 10-387
Location: 
3150 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
New stairs and replacement stairs, alterations to door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new stairs and alterations to door, and for repair/replacement-in-kind of existing stairs as shown in supplemental drawings dated 2 September 2010 which indicate removal of louver and alignment of head of new door opening with transom bar of existing door. Awnings were submitted under separate application under case OG 10-218. 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 10-219

HPA number: 
HPA 10-387
Location: 
3254 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 7 ft high cedar replacement fence to match design of fence at opposite property line. Fence must be stained. 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 10-220

HPA number: 
HPA 10-388
Location: 
1223 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear, replacement windows, rooftop mechanical equipment
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear, including French doors and glazing at lower level, new window opening at first floor level, replacement windows at rear PROVIDED half screens are used, and rooftop mechanical equipment PROVIDED equipment is located 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 10-221

HPA number: 
HPA 10-390
Location: 
1353-55 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to rear balconies for egress stairs
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear balconies, including replacement decking, metal railings and new egress stairs. 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 10-222

HPA number: 
HPA 10-390
Location: 
1424 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Sign for Aashik - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the sign was installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing non-illuminated sign composed of 12-inch-high letters reading Aashik PROVIDED existing light fixture and exposed electric conduit is removed no later than 31 October 2010.

OG 10-223

HPA number: 
HPA 10-391
Location: 
1237 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign for Madewell
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for vinyl lettering 'Madewell' sign with 13-inch tall 'M' to be applied to single light transom as indicated in drawings dated 13 August 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 10-224

HPA number: 
HPA 10-392
Location: 
2901 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Wachovia Bank
Description: 
Replacement ATM and sign
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Location of ATM is inside interior vestibule. Work to be interior work only.

OG 10-225

HPA number: 
HPA 10-393
Location: 
2913 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition at 2nd floor level, alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations and rear addition at 2nd floor level PROVIDED wood lattice / louver screen is added to the side opening on balcony and that bathroom window is not altered. Recommend further study to replace bay window at lower level with windows that are more compatible with new work. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-226

HPA number: 
HPA 10-394
Location: 
3319 Cady's Alley, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Alterations for new shop window
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations at courtyard for new 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 10-227

HPA number: 
HPA 10-395
Location: 
3338 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Back-lit sign for City Sports
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed back-lit sign composed of two liens of 12-inch high letters reading 'City Sports'. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Comission.

OG 10-228

HPA number: 
HPA 10-396
Location: 
1675 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
One-story rear addition, sign for Aesthetica and light fixture in front
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition, or for painted sign reading 'Aesthetica' or for light fixture above entry door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 21 September 2010 which show air intake louver relocated on rear 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 10-229

HPA number: 
HPA 10-397
Location: 
1525 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – retail / residential
Description: 
2-story rear addition, new front and rear dormer, alterations to storefront, rear alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for alterations to storefront; 6-panel wood door and repair of leaded glass transom at residential entrance. No objection to general concept of new front dormer with pediment and new standing seam Met-Fab historic panel roofing. No objection to general concept of rear shed dormer pulled back from existing rear masonry wall, provided EIFS is not used and balcony is deleted; and of masonry opening alterations at rear. No objection to general concept of one-story rear addition connecting to two-story rear addition, provided EIFS is not used. Recommend preservation of existing brick rear stair/wall. File new submission of design development drawings with concept application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-231

HPA number: 
HPA 10-399
Location: 
1687 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Two-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed 2-story rear addition. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, cut sheets, and site work, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-232

HPA number: 
HPA 10-400
Location: 
3056 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Awning for Thunder Burger and Bar and sign scheme - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the awning and signs were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing awning and signs which are not appropriate to the character of the historic building and must be removed, as well as the decals on windows no later than 30 November 2010. File new submission of dimensioned and detailed drawings for woven fabric shed awning with lettering reading Thunder Burger and Bar limited to the 12-inch-high valance and one menu box only. Note: existing light fixtures illuminating the facade were not approved and must be removed no later than 30 November 2010. Recommend paint over pickled brick on first floor storefront, which, as existing, is not appropriate to the historic building and district.

OG 10-233

HPA number: 
HPA 10-401
Location: 
3265 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Gate
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new 6-ft high gate or for option to replace fence to match existing at rear with new 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 10-234

HPA number: 
HPA 10-402
Location: 
2707 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
3-story rear addition, alterations to front door and stairs
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed two-story rear addition or to re-opening of front door at first floor level. Recommend additional research to find original details and study of straight stairs to side of new entrance. Recommend replacement of aluminum siding and metal shutters with wood siding and shutters. File new submission of working drawing, including details, dimensions, and cut-sheets, with permit application for rear addition for review by the Commission. File new submission of historical background and details for work in front of house for concept review by the Commission.

OG 10-235

HPA number: 
HPA 10-403
Location: 
3200 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

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

OG 10-236

HPA number: 
HPA 10-404
Location: 
3307 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign scheme and alterations for CB2
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for 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 provided letters are no taller than 12 inches high. Recommend AGAINST proposed projecting banner. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-237

HPA number: 
HPA 10-405
Location: 
1626 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition, replacement windows
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed one-story rear addition and replacement of second floor windows with casements as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 August 2010. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and cut-sheets, for review by the Commission.

OG 10-238

HPA number: 
HPA 10-406
Location: 
3050 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Fire escape ladder - existing, replace railing on roof deck
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the fire escape ladder was installed prior to final review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing ladder and enclosure and for proposed replacement of the existing railing on lower level roof deck with a wood railing with traditional detailing as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 August 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 10-239

HPA number: 
HPA 10-407
Location: 
1513 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit to add a second story to an existing rear addition, laying up new face brick as required, replacing 6/6 windows with 2/2 windows, cutting one sill to accommodate a door, relocating condenser units to main roof and installing new metal roofs as indicated in drawings dated 19 August 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 10-240

HPA number: 
HPA 10-408
Location: 
3140 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations, replacement windows, fence, rooftop mechanical equipment
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear, replacement wood single-hung windows, rooftop mechanical equipment PROVIDED it is located where it is not visible from public thoroughfare, and fence around partial rear yard as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 September 20102010 which indicate replacement of vinyl windows on frame portion of building with wood windows to match rear. 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 10-241

HPA number: 
HPA 10-409
Location: 
1601 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear staircase, HVAC on roof, terrace - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing metal stair at rear, for proposed patio at rear yard PROVIDED it is laid on a sand and gravel base for permeability and for brick paving on walkway from sidewalk at front entrance PROVIDED concrete curb is retained and protected during construction. Rooftop mechanical equipment was relocated to where it would not be visible from public thoroughfare. No work on front stairs and landing, which must be retained as existing, is included in this permit application.

OG 10-242

HPA number: 
HPA 10-410
Location: 
3142 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New masonry garden walls, rear doors at garage
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new and replacement garden walls at rear to match existing and for rear alterations to garage door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 9 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 10-243

HPA number: 
HPA 10-411
Location: 
3142 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations: raise roof, dormer, cupola, garage door, shutters
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including new roof and mechanical equipment well over east wing, wood shutters on street facade, electrical light fixtures by entrance door, rear shed dormer over garage, cupola and garage door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 9 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 10-246

HPA number: 
HPA 10-415
Location: 
2912 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear deck
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2010 indicate that proposed construction of rear deck will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 10-247

HPA number: 
HPA 10-415
Location: 
1300 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed one-story addition as indicated in drawings dated 20 August 2010. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-249

HPA number: 
HPA 10-417
Location: 
3509 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows, alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Proposed replacement of windows was deleted from this permit application. All other work is interior work. Existing vinyl windows were installed without review or permit. File new submission of detailed drawings, photographs and cut-sheets for proposed replacement of vinyl windows with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 10-251

HPA number: 
HPA 10-419
Location: 
1411 36th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Stairs and landing - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 August 2010 indicate that proposed stairs and landing at rear, now under construction, will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.