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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 16 October 2008

OG 08-090

HPA number: 
HPA 08-146
Location: 
1077 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
ZDF German Television
Description: 
Alterations to entrance link
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for alterations to entrance link indicated canted glass elevation with zinc roof enclosure as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 September 2008. File new concept submission(s) indicating details during design development phase for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-238

HPA number: 
HPA 08-364
Location: 
3219 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear facade, new windows and door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear facade for new windows and door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 15 October 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-257

HPA number: 
HPA 08-390
Location: 
1413 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Wheelchair lift at front
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed temporary installation of portable wheelchair lift and alterations for new landing at level of front door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 October 2008. Section of railing removed for this installation must be retained for re-installation in the future. Lift and platforms must be painted black. Alterations to the basement stairs would adversely impact the historic fabric of this house and were not approved. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-262

HPA number: 
HPA 08-395
Location: 
1030 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows, door and alterations to rear - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that replacement windows and door, and alterations to rear masonry openings were completed prior to review and without a permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing replacement windows on front facade which are not appropriately sized to masonry opening, and must be removed and replaced with an appropriate window. File new submission of detailed drawings for proposed alternate replacement window no later than 13 November 2008 deadline for review at the Old Georgetown Board meeting of 4 December 2008. No objection to issuance of permit for alterations to rear which have limited visibility from rear alley. New front door, which is not appropriate stained, must be painted no later than 30 November 2008.

OG 08-264

HPA number: 
HPA 08-397
Location: 
1314 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the replacement of windows on the second floor was initiated prior to review and without permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows with Pella wood casements with detailing and profile to match existing and with wood 7/8-in simulated-divided-lites as shown in supplemental drawings dated 2 October 2008 which indicate new windows do not introduce a secondary frame. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-266

HPA number: 
HPA 08-399
Location: 
3401 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace front door
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement double door and transom to fit original masonry opening without a built-up frame as shown in supplemental drawings dated 28 August and 14 October 2008 which indicate each leaf has two panels. Door must be painted. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-271

HPA number: 
HPA 08-404
Location: 
3251 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Prospect Place
Description: 
Addition of glass enclosed stairs
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed addition of glass enclosed stairs for Cafe Milano as shown in option without balcony on supplemental drawings dated 24 September 2008. File new submission of complete set of working drawings, including dimensions, details, cut-sheets and product information, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-277

HPA number: 
HPA 08-410
Location: 
3019 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear elevation and rear yard
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including in-fill at courtyard, window and door openings, removal of garden wall perpendicular to rear facade, roof-top mechanical equipment, and new basement entrance areaway, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September 2008, PROVIDED roof top equipment is not visible, and a 6/9 operable window at rear matches existing windows with jack arches at rear of main house. Replacement of brick garden wall was not approved and was deleted from this concept application. Recommend consultation with arborist to protect historic elm tree at corner of property from impact of proposed work. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, cut-sheets for windows and doors, and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-278

HPA number: 
HPA 08-411
Location: 
1319 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to side openings and dormers
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to dormers, bay window and front door, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 September and 2 October 2008, PROVIDED planter is extended to south property line at alley. Alterations to front facade for a false top were not approved and were deleted from this concept application. File new submission of working drawings, with details, dimensions, and cut-sheets for windows and doors, and product information, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-280

HPA number: 
HPA 08-413
Location: 
3007 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New rear porch and side basement entry
Review Type: 
Concept
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept application superseded by concept application under case OG 08-321.

OG 08-286

HPA number: 
HPA 08-419
Location: 
3268 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Two story rear addition, basement, portico, fence
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations and additions as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 October 2008, which indicates windows rather than French doors at rear facade. Recommend study of two windows rather than one on side wall of addition. No objection to concept of razing existing shed, which must be applied for permit review at the same time as permit for addition. File new submission of complete set of working drawings, including dimensions, details, cut-sheets and product information, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-292

HPA number: 
HPA 08-425
Location: 
1211 Potomac Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Philly Pizza & Grill
Description: 
Alteration to first floor window and door, roof mechanical equipment - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. Request new submission of accurate, detailed and dimensioned drawings for proposed alterations to storefront with cut-sheets for door and window, with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-296

HPA number: 
HPA 08-429
Location: 
3345 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows on side wall, French door and screen door with louvers, alterations to rear facade to lower sills of windows behind a 9-ft high garden wall and fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear facade, replacement windows and door, and for front screen door. Submitted materials are not sufficient for permit review. File separate submission of complete and accurate drawings, including elevation drawings, details, dimensions, and cut-sheets for replacement windows, new doors, and screen door, with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-297

HPA number: 
HPA 08-432
Location: 
3250 Jones Court, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace windows with vinyl windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed aluminum clad wood windows and aluminum doors as documented in supplemental specifications submitted 8 October 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-298

HPA number: 
HPA 08-436
Location: 
1605 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to window/door opening at rear, deck
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for alterations to window and door openings on rear facade, and rear deck which, as proposed, are inappropriate to the historic building.

OG 08-299

HPA number: 
HPA 08-445
Location: 
1045 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New window openings on north wall
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to enlarge top floor window opening and for new window /skylight openings. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-301

HPA number: 
HPA 08-458
Location: 
2710 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Steps on public space facing Poplar Lane, alterations to back yard and areas under deck - existing
Review Type: 
Permit and Public Space Permit
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that work was completed prior to review and without a permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for concrete steps at rear on public space facing Poplar lane, which, as built, are inappropriate to the historic district. File new submission of detailed drawings for brick steps, with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Existing steps must be removed no later than 31 December 2008.

OG 08-303

HPA number: 
HPA 08-467
Location: 
1250 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Ed Hardy
Description: 
Replacement storefront, signs, light fixtures
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront as shown in supplemental drawings dated 8 October and 20 October 2008 which indicate true-divided-lite 2/2 wood windows on second floor; new shutters that are sized appropriately to the windows; minimum size light fixtures with no more than 14-inch projection; sign composed of aluminum letters no taller than 8-inches high reading Ed Hardy\'94 only, pin-mounted to wall on mortar joints; and new glazing on the storefront. Alterations to storefront are contingent on windows being replaced to be in-keeping with plate glass and historically accurate. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-304

HPA number: 
HPA 08-468
Location: 
1111 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Coverings Etc.
Description: 
Doubled sided banner with lights at alley, doors
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for lighted doubled sided banner, with 9-inch high lettering for 'Coverings Etc,' and full height Hope's doors as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 September 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-305

HPA number: 
HPA 08-469
Location: 
3217 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Marvelous Market
Description: 
Alterations: new signs, light fixtures, roof terrace, railing
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design proposal to refurbish exterior of building and site as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 October 2008. Drawings indicate roof terrace only accessible via new door at rear. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-306

HPA number: 
HPA 08-470
Location: 
1237 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Puma
Description: 
Back-lit sign and existing light fixtures on facade
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of back-lit letters and logo to match approved sign and location over entry doors (see case OG 05- 094) as shown in supplemental drawings dated 7 October 2008. Existing light fixtures illuminating facade were installed without review or permit, were NOT approved, and must be removed no later than 30 November 2008 with brick patched to match original condition. Yellow awning over side door was installed contrary to approved design under case OG 07-032 and must be removed and replaced with approved awning no later than 31 December 2008. Recommend inside of door that remains open is painted to match exterior. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-307

HPA number: 
HPA 08-471
Location: 
3206 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Prospect Place – Neyla Restaurant
Description: 
Alterations for LED Imagic weave display
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for alterations for LED Imagic Weave Display which is inappropriate to historic district.

OG 08-308

HPA number: 
HPA 08-472
Location: 
3139 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Old Glory
Description: 
Enlarge projecting sign
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed replacement projecting sign. Size of existing sign was approved under case OG 02-205 and should not be changed. Recommend light fixtures not over entry door sign be removed and maintenance of building be kept up.

OG 08-309

HPA number: 
HPA 08-473
Location: 
3218 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
J. Paul's Restaurant
Description: 
Flags
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed flagpoles which are inappropriate to this historic building.

OG 08-310

HPA number: 
HPA 08-474
Location: 
1218 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Third Edition Restaurant
Description: 
Projecting sign
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed projecting sign which is inappropriate to this historic building and the historic district. Existing wall mounted sign is more in-keeping with character of storefront. Recommend remnants of previously existing, but not approved, awnings on upper floor windows be removed.

OG 08-311

HPA number: 
HPA 08-475
Location: 
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – CCC, MedStar Hospital
Description: 
Air handler on roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed penthouse enclosure of roof top mechanical equipment and air handler unit. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-312

HPA number: 
HPA 08-476
Location: 
3307 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Lumas
Description: 
Sign on transom
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed non-illuminated sign on transom with letters no taller than 5-inches high reading 'Lumas' as shown in supplemental drawings dated 16 October 2008 which indicate sign limited to transom and not covering the corner post. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-313

HPA number: 
HPA 08-477
Location: 
3019 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Front elevation alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair work and alterations to front of building, including storm windows, louvered fence around new condensers, metal grilles at basement windows and vent on side wall as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 September 2008, PROVIDED vent is painted black or to match brick color. Note is made that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-314

HPA number: 
HPA 08-478
Location: 
3235 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Office/Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to front facade for new window
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for alterations to the window openings on first floor of front facade for a larger opening, which, as proposed, would adversely impact on the historic building and remove original historic fabric. Existing configuration contributes to the character of the historic district and must be retained.

OG 08-315

HPA number: 
HPA 08-479
Location: 
1657 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Dumbarton Court
Description: 
Replace selected windows to match original, repair windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair, restoration and/or replacement of windows to match profile and detailing of existing true-divided-light single pane wood windows. Original historic windows on the front facade and within the stucco-faced section of the building must be evaluated and repaired when possible, prior to considering replacement. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-317

HPA number: 
HPA 08-481
Location: 
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Four Seasons Hotel
Description: 
Temporary lobby - existing
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit (Reviewed: 1 May 2008 - OG 08-175)
Recommendation: 

The Commission regrets that the awning covering the driveway and the temporary lobby were constructed not complying with approved design. No objection to issuance of permit for temporary installation of awning over drop-off driveway and for temporary lobby. Existing work must be removed no later than 31 January 2009 and area returned to original condition. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-318

HPA number: 
HPA 08-482
Location: 
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Four Seasons Hotel
Description: 
Alterations to rear window for air intake louvers, roof mechanical equipment
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to approved design including louvers within glazed opening facing Canal and roof top mechanical equipment, PROVIDED roof equipment will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Louvers will match the dark bronze anodized window frame. Addition of brick chimney was deleted from scope of proposed work. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-319

HPA number: 
HPA 08-483
Location: 
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Four Seasons Hotel – Bourbon Steak
Description: 
Sign on clock tower
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of back-lit sign composed of 6-inch high bronze letters reading 'Bourbon Steak' to match existing Four Seasons sign. No additional signs will be approved on the clock tower. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-320

HPA number: 
HPA 08-484
Location: 
2811 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement shutters from louvers to paneled
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed replacement of shutters with wood paneled shutters using existing hardware. File new submission of detailed drawings, including dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-321

HPA number: 
HPA 08-485
Location: 
3007 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear, terrace, replacement roof, landscaping, retaining walls, wood fence, skylights, basement entrance, relocating dormer
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design proposal to refurbish exterior of building and site as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 October 2008. Drawings indicate relocated dormer and new deck at rear and existing driveway to not accommodate side-by-side parking. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-322

HPA number: 
HPA 08-486
Location: 
3000 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New brick garden wall at rear to replace wood fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 7-ft high brick garden wall located at property line as shown in supplemental drawings dated 14 October 2008. The placement of the wall on public space was not approved and was deleted from this permit application. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-323

HPA number: 
HPA 08-487
Location: 
3251 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Prospect Place
Description: 
3rd fl balcony, two rooftop condensers with screen, plaza repaving, skylights
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to Prospect Place, including relocation of mechanical equipment and metal louvered screen on top of stair tower, four flat skylights, and repaving of plaza as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 October 2008 which indicate louvers relocated to plane of brick wall. Louvers must be painted flat grey. Balcony at third floor level was NOT approved and was deleted from this permit application. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-324

HPA number: 
HPA 08-488
Location: 
3251 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Prospect Place
Description: 
Alterations to storefront and new window openings along N St., one-story addition within courtyard
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to building on N Street, including new window openings on side walls to match detailing of existing, and one-story courtyard addition at lower level as shown in supplemental drawings dated 8 October 2008, which indicate brick piers on glass wall of in-fill. Alterations to N Street building for new storefront were NOT approved and were deleted from this permit application. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.

OG 08-330

HPA number: 
HPA 08-494
Location: 
2903 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear garden wall
Review Type: 
Permit--revision
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed brick garden wall and gate as shown in drawings dated 16 September 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications made during DCRA technical review must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit.