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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 15 October 2009

OG 09-226

HPA number: 
HPA 09-205
Location: 
3206 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Prospect Place – Neyla Restaurant
Description: 
Mural
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for mural as proposed. Although there is no objection to the general concept of a mural in this location, the Commission recommends new filing of concept design for options, with careful attention to scale and illumination, for review when ready. Recommend sign and posts in front of wall are removed.

OG 09-227

HPA number: 
HPA 09-206
Location: 
1408-1410 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Restore front facade, new and replacement door and windows at alley
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without action. Project will be impacted by proposed work at 3211 O St, NW, under case OG 09-228. File new submission of revised design with concept application for review by the Commission when ready. Case has been inactive for a period of time.

OG 09-228

HPA number: 
HPA 09-207
Location: 
3211 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Side addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without action. Although there is no objection to the general concept of an addition to this property, the Commission recommends study to include re-design of expression of existing structure as well as new addition. File new submission of revised design with concept application for review by the Commission when ready. Case has been inactive for a period of time.

OG 09-229

HPA number: 
HPA 09-208
Location: 
3001-3009 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Stair at rear, alterations for new door, replacement windows
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without action. Although there is no objection to the general concept of a new stair at the rear, the Commission recommends new filing of revised concept design with additional information on gates and mechanical equipment, for review when ready. Case has been inactive for a period of time.

OG 09-240

HPA number: 
HPA 09-220
Location: 
3000 K Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use
Description: 
Wood deck at lower fountain courtyard
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for wood deck as proposed. Although there is no objection to the general concept of a new terrace in this location, the Commission recommends new filing of revised concept design in terms of the shape, location, size and materials of terrace, for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 09-248

HPA number: 
HPA 09-245
Location: 
3232 P Street, NW rear
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Sign, painted sign for L'Enfant Moderne Art Gallery
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the illuminated sign box and the painted sign at corner of building were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing illuminated sign box or for painted sign which are not appropriate to the historic district. Recommend further study of a projecting sign at the entrance to the alley, and a flat sign with external illumination above entrance doors at rear. File new submission of dimensioned and detailed drawings for both signs with a permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 09-269

HPA number: 
HPA 09-295
Location: 
1068 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Restaurant
Description: 
Roof deck over one-story rear wing for Ristorante Piccolo
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that installation of mechanical equipment and alterations to the rear wall of historic building was completed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST concept design for roof deck over rear one-story addition as proposed. Although there is no objection to the general concept of a roof deck, the design must incorporate removal of the front balcony, screening for the mechanical equipment, and relocation of the railing. File new submission of concept application for revised design for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 09-299

HPA number: 
HPA 09-337
Location: 
3301 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Retail
Description: 
Alterations to storefront, awnings and sign for Georgetown Cupcake
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for hardiplank alterations to storefront and black fabric awnings with 4inch high lettering reading 'Georgetown Cupcake' as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 August 2009. 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 09-301

HPA number: 
HPA 09-339
Location: 
1209 Potomac Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Restaurant
Description: 
Alteration to first floor window, 2nd floor replacement windows - existing
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that replacement picture window and second floor windows were completed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing plate glass picture window. Recommend window be replaced with a single glazed wood window with true-divided-lite muntins to match original condition. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. Existing location of light fixture and new electrical outlet were not approved and must be corrected prior to 31 December 2009. Recommend removal of shutters at first floor. New wood shutters at second floor windows must be operable with accurate hardware and sized to cover windows when closed. No objection to issuance of permit for existing storm door and hose bib installed prior to review. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for revised design for picture window and for second floor replacement windows for review by the Commission no later than the 12 November 2009 deadline for the meeting of 3 December 2009.

OG 09-302

HPA number: 
HPA 09-340
Location: 
1211 Potomac Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Restaurant
Description: 
Alteration to first floor window and door, roof mechanical equipment and screen - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that replacement windows and roof top mechanical equipment were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for replacement windows and rooftop mechanical equipment. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. See previous Recommendation under case OG 09-043. Recommend windows be replaced with historically accurate single glazed true-divided-lite 6/6 wood windows. New wood storm door must match adjacent storm door. Recommend finding the most efficient and smallest equipment for roof exhaust vents to be located as far from the alley as possible. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for revised design for review by the Commission no later than the 12 November 2009 deadline for the meeting of 3 December 2009.

OG 09-303

HPA number: 
HPA 09-341
Location: 
3137 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2-story rear addition with basement, alterations to garage
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 2-story rear addition with basement and alterations to garage as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 October 2009 which indicate simplification of rear facade and attention to roof drainage. 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 09-308

HPA number: 
HPA 09-346
Location: 
3212 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition at second floor level
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to the general concept of a rear addition at the second floor level as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 October 2009 which indicate bay window, which was not approved, is deleted. Recommend corbelling for detail of capital on brick columns and traditional railing details for wood deck. File new submission of construction drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 09-310

HPA number: 
HPA 09-348
Location: 
1416 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to garage for second floor
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to rear garage for a second floor as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September 2009 which indicate standing seam metal cladding over brick wall. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, cut-sheets, mechanical equipment and material samples with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 09-327

HPA number: 
HPA 09-365
Location: 
3200 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Addition of dormers and alterations
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new entrance surround Option A, dormers and rear window alterations as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 18 September 2009. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 09-335

HPA number: 
HPA 09-396
Location: 
1238 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Mixed-use – commercial / office
Description: 
Screen for roof top HVAC
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for panel screen for existing mechanical equipment on roof per supplemental drawings received 22 September 2009. 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 09-336

HPA number: 
HPA 09-402
Location: 
3070 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Awning, sign, projecting sign for Massage
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed awning over entry door and for projecting sign at second floor level reading 'Massage'. Options for a pin-mounted back-lit sign were NOT approved and were deleted from this submission. 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 09-340

HPA number: 
HPA 09-406
Location: 
2810 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to facade, shutters
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to facade and new shutters as shown in supplemental drawings dated 13 October 2009 which indicate brick panel below new window recessed from door masonry opening and a traditional Federal detailing on new 4 panel 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. Note: The L'Enfant Trust holds an easement on this property.

OG 09-341

HPA number: 
HPA 09-407
Location: 
1715 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Bank
Description: 
Back-lit sign scheme for HSBC Bank
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of pin-mounted back-lit letters no taller than 12-inches high reading HSBC and color logo to replace existing signs, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September 2009. 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 09-351

HPA number: 
HPA 09-420
Location: 
3273 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Enclosure of second floor level rear porch - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that enclosure of second floor level of rear porch was initiated prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed enclosure to rear porch and alterations as shown in supplemental drawings dated 24 September and 14 October 2009 which indicate wood clapboard siding with mitered corners, clad wood single hung windows and traditional detailing of capitals on wood posts. Note: Any subsequent modification to the exterior design made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issusance of permit. Note: The L'Enfant Trust holds an easement on this property.