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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 20 March 2008

OG 07-201

HPA number: 
HPA 07-310
Location: 
1229 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Apple
Description: 
Facade alteration
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept application for storefront alterations has been inactive for a length of time. File new submission of concept application and materials for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 07-211

HPA number: 
HPA 07-345
Location: 
1611 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commerce Bank
Description: 
New building - Permit
Review Type: 
DCRA revisions to design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for the proposed construction of a two-story Commerce Bank branch building as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 March 2008 which indicate removal of glazing corner at north end of facade as a result of DCRA permit review process. No objection to proposed sign scheme composed of one back-lit sign mounted below second floor windows to right of entrance facing on Wisconsin Avenue, and one back-lit sign mounted at cornice level on south facade with letters no taller than 12-inches high reading 'Commerce Bank.' The roof top poles for cellular antennas were reviewed under separate permit application (see case OG 08-093). Working drawings conform to previously approved record drawings under cases OG 05-185 and OG 05-251. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval. Erect a materials sample panel on site, facing south, with the use of lighter color mortar, for review by the Commission prior to ordering materials.

OG 07-237

HPA number: 
HPA 07-372
Location: 
3333 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Porch alterations, rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept application for porch alterations and rear addition has been inactive for a length of time. File new submission of concept application and materials for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-039

HPA number: 
HPA 08-059
Location: 
1423 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Nido
Description: 
Replaced front door - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new single-light, wood door as shown in supplemental information dated 30 January 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 08-057

HPA number: 
HPA 08-081
Location: 
1516 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Partial demolition, 2-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed two-story rear addition which will require the demolition of existing two-story rear additions, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 February 2008 and indicate a 10 1/2-inch setback of connector behind historic main block of the house. Recommend quoins added on the north facade be deleted. Existing historic quoins will be restored to original condition. No objection to relocation of driveway gates or to new wood siding.

OG 08-080

HPA number: 
HPA 08-130
Location: 
3265 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition, alterations to side wall windows, and replacement doors
Review Type: 
Concept
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept case was superseded by permit application under case OG 08-114.

OG 08-097

HPA number: 
HPA 08-154
Location: 
1403 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
CVS Pharmacy
Description: 
Two back-lit signs
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for two proposed signs reading 'Open 24 Hours' which are not appropriate to the historic district. Request that existing neon signs on storefront windows be relocated 18-inches behind the glass or removed no later than 30 April 2008. Applicant failed to attend the Board meeting where this project was reviewed.

OG 08-098

HPA number: 
HPA 08-159
Location: 
3111 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New fence inside of existing fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 20 February 2008 indicate that proposed new board fence within existing boundary fence will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 08-099

HPA number: 
HPA 08-166
Location: 
3114 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fence on rear and side yard - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for existing board fence on side yard and rear provided lintel above entry gate is removed and fence is no taller than 7-ft high. Fence must be painted or stained, and supports must face inside the property. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 08-100

HPA number: 
HPA 08-169
Location: 
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Four Seasons Hotel
Description: 
Alterations to entrance, addition of luggage corridor
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to the entrance to the Four Seasons Hotel and for addition of luggage corridor. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-103

HPA number: 
HPA 08-172
Location: 
3306 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Addition of front and rear dormers, replacement metal roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new metal roof and two new dormers at front and one larger dormer at rear as shown drawings received and dated 15 and 26 February 2008.

OG 08-104

HPA number: 
HPA 08-173
Location: 
1208 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Abercrombie & Fitch
Description: 
Alterations to storefront for new aluminum louvers
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to install aluminum louvers on exterior of storefront. Request that applicant file new submission of detailed drawings with dimensions for existing sign and light fixtures, which were installed without review, with a permit application for review by the Commission no later than the 15 May 2008 deadline for the Old Georgetown Board meeting of 5 June.

OG 08-105

HPA number: 
HPA 08-175
Location: 
3330 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations and replacement windows and doors at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to window and door openings at rear of house, and for replacement Marvin wood ultimate double-hung windows and doors with 5/8-inch muntins. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 08-106

HPA number: 
HPA 08-176
Location: 
3025 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
American Apparel
Description: 
Sign scheme: aluminum panel and lettering on glass
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed lettering no taller than 12-inches high applied to the storefront glass reading: 'American Apparel'. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed sign box which is not appropriate as it would cover up architectural detailing of historic storefront, was NOT approved and was deleted from this permit application. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 08-108

HPA number: 
HPA 08-178
Location: 
901 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Harbourside Project
Description: 
Revisions to permit - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

See letter to Linda K. Argo, Director, Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs of the Government of the District of Columbia, dated 13 March 2008.

OG 08-110

HPA number: 
HPA 08-180
Location: 
1695 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear porch repair/alteration
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for repair of two story wood porch and replacement of metal railings with 36" wood pickets as shown in supplemental drawings dated 15 and 25 February 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 08-111

HPA number: 
HPA 08-181
Location: 
1077 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
ZDF German Television
Description: 
First floor window replacements
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for new wood windows and doors at first floor of historic bank building as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 12 March 2008.

OG 08-113

HPA number: 
HPA 08-183
Location: 
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Four Seasons Hotel
Description: 
Addition of brick enclosure of exhaust vents for pizza oven
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations for addition of brick chimney for pizza oven. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 08-114

HPA number: 
HPA 08-184
Location: 
3265 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Rear addition, alterations to side wall window openings, and replacement door
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition, with basement, and for alterations to side wall window openings and replacement door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 March 2008 which indicate roof top mechanical equipment relocated to east end to limit visibility and window muntins to match detailing of historic front windows which will be repaired. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 08-117

HPA number: 
HPA 08-187
Location: 
3024 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence – garage off Orchard Lane
Description: 
Three-car garage to replace existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new three-car garage to replace existing two-car garage as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 February and 12 March 2008, which indicate use of 7 1/4-inch high black light fixtures. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 08-118

HPA number: 
HPA 08-188
Location: 
3014 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
D.C. Design House
Description: 
Alterations to front stairs, replace front door, light fixtures, new garage door, alterations to rear deck, replacement doors at rear, temporary banner
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed wood garage door, replacement French doors at rear facade, rear deck and replacement lattice to match existing as shown in supplemental information dated 25 February and 6 March 2008. Applicant agreed to repair existing historic double-leaf wood door, brick stairs and metal railing. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed addition of new brick step, and for replacement door which are inappropriate to this historic house, were NOT approved and were deleted from this permit application. Recommend temporary installation of one light fixture for site inspection by the Board, or installation of smaller light fixtures. No objection to issuance of permit for temporary installation of banner from 1 April -11 May 2008. Note: Because the application is pending final zoning review, any subsequent modifications to the approved design must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 08-134

HPA number: 
HPA 08-217
Location: 
3240 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
St. John's Episcopal Church
Description: 
Alteration to roof mounted HVAC
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit on 18 March 2008 indicate that roof mounted HVAC platform extension and new equipment will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.