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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 18 December 2008

Discussion Item

HPA number: 
HPA N/A
Location: 
United States
Property: 
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Washington Canoe Club
Description: 
Chain link fence around two outdoor storage areas
Review Type: 
-
Recommendation: 

No objection to proposed 8-ft high black vinyl coated chain link fence to enclose two outdoor storage areas at the Washington Canoe Club as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 November 2008 which indicate section of fence in front of the building deleted for unobstructed view of facade from the river. Wood slats are not approved; fence to be screened by landscaping. File new submission for a more permanent solution for review by the Commission when ready. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 08-128

HPA number: 
HPA 08-211
Location: 
3237 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Aldo
Description: 
Alterations to storefront
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept case was superseded by permit application under case OG 09-031.

OG 08-327

HPA number: 
HPA 08-491
Location: 
3251 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Prospect Place
Description: 
Storefront and metal stairs to bridge
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for metal stairs and new storefront as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 November 2008 which indicate stairs adjacent to the brick wall, with detail of metal railing matching walkway railing. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details, and accurate depiction of existing planters, tables and mechanical units on passageway, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 09-007

HPA number: 
HPA 09-011
Location: 
2808 Olive Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear deck with partial roof covering
Review Type: 
Permit - Revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed rear porch, with one-foot cantilever to south, at second story as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 December 2008. 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 09-019

HPA number: 
HPA 09-024
Location: 
3017 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Gate and communication panel at P St driveway - options
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that gate and communication pedestal were installed prior to review and without a permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed relocation of communication panel to front face of wood gate as shown in option 2 of supplemental drawings received 20 November 2008. Existing free-standing pedestal was not approved and must be removed no later than 31 January 2009. No objection to issuance of permit for existing 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 09-026

HPA number: 
HPA 09-044
Location: 
2816 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Cafe Tu-O-Tu
Description: 
Awning and sign
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed awning as shown in supplemental drawings dated 11 December 2008 which indicate awning no taller than 3-ft high, extending to cover the window and door, and with lettering on 8-inch high valance reading 'Cafe Tu-O-Tu'. Attachments must be installed through mortar joints and not into bricks. Signs on side panels were not approved and were deleted from permit application. Existing menu sign, storefront sign and wall mounted light fixtures above storefront, installed without review or permit, were not approved and must be removed no later than 31 January 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 09-027

HPA number: 
HPA 09-045
Location: 
1218 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Third Edition Restaurant
Description: 
Alterations to storefront - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that window and sign alterations were initiated prior to review and without a permit. No objection to issuance of permit for lengthening of windows in existing projecting bay as shown in drawings dated 12 December 2008, provided sign is relocated to original location directly above projecting bay. Recommend two small fixtures on roof of bay.

OG 09-032

HPA number: 
HPA 09-053
Location: 
2813 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations for French doors and re-open windows
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 18 November 2008 indicate that proposed alterations to rear will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 09-033

HPA number: 
HPA 09-055
Location: 
3130 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Dumbarton United Methodist Church – Parsonage
Description: 
Replace windows, repair front windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement of original windows at rear and side of historic building. Existing windows must be retained and repaired. No objection to installation of storm windows as shown in supplemental drawing dated 4 December 2008.

OG 09-035

HPA number: 
HPA 09-057
Location: 
3007 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Skylight at rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for new skylight adjacent to the central chimney associated with this duplex. Submit working drawings with details and dimensions to the Commission when ready.

OG 09-036

HPA number: 
HPA 09-058
Location: 
1319 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to front facade: bay window; alterations to side dormers, planting beds
Review Type: 
Permit and Public Space Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including front bay projection, planter beds, and side dormers and shutters as shown in supplemental drawings dated 9 December 2008 which indicate out-swing casement windows, matching sills, and simplification of bay window. No objection to issuance of permit for Public Space work including new planting beds along curb. 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 09-037

HPA number: 
HPA 09-059
Location: 
3019 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear, rooftop equipment, addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 December 2008, which indicate enclosure to west of roof top mechanical units. File separate submission of excavation of courtyard for review by the Commission when ready. 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 09-039

HPA number: 
HPA 09-061
Location: 
1611 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commerce Bank
Description: 
Paving materials, curb, landscaping, trellis and signs
Review Type: 
Concept - Revision to Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for alterations to paving materials, additional landscaping, and new signs as shown in supplemental drawings dated 20 November 2008 PROVIDED signs are back-lit as the previously approved signs. Internally-illuminated signs are not appropriate to the historic district and were disapproved. Recommend against concept design for trellis as revised, which has lost original character. Recommend retention of previous approved design for trellis with consideration for aluminum construction. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 09-040

HPA number: 
HPA 09-062
Location: 
1427 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Fence replacement
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed vertical board panel 7-ft high wood fence to replace existing stockade fence. Fence must be painted or 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 09-041

HPA number: 
HPA 09-063
Location: 
3235 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Poppy
Description: 
Sign
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed non-illuminated aluminum metal sign reading 'Poppy' in letters no taller than 12-inches high as shown in supplemental drawings received 25 November 2008. Sign must be attached through the mortar joints. 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 09-044

HPA number: 
HPA 09-066
Location: 
1607 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Front stoop and pergola
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new stone stoop with metal railings at front entrance, and brick/wood pergola and pool at rear as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 December 2008. 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 09-046

HPA number: 
HPA 09-068
Location: 
1425 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Two-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings dated 8 December 2008. 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 09-047

HPA number: 
HPA 09-069
Location: 
2715 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
National Society of Colonial Dames
Description: 
Replacement of asphalt driveway, repair of chimneys, steps, balconies and gutters
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair work including: iron balconettes, chimney caps, gutters, stone steps at front, and public parking area.