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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 21 September 2006

OG 06-131

HPA number: 
HPA 06-214
Location: 
3512-14 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows on historic house - in progress, repair first floor windows, alterations to areaway and planting beds, light fixtures, and replacement doors
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including repair of first floor windows, replication of second floor windows, replacement front doors and door trim, alterations to landing at entry door, flower beds with Mt Airy granite curbs, and new light fixtures as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 29 August 2006. The Commission regrets that work was partially completed prior to review and without a permit. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-192

HPA number: 
HPA 06-299
Location: 
3407 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story rear addition with basement, addition at roof level - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition with alterations to basement, and for one-story roof addition PROVIDED addition will not rise above ridge line of existing roof, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 August and 7 September 2006 which indicate metal railing in front of sliding doors. Previously proposed decks have been withdrawn and deleted from this permit application. The Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review and without a permit. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-197

HPA number: 
HPA 06-306
Location: 
1426 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to storefront
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront and replacement side door as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated __ September 2006 which indicate a butt-joint window system. Approved design does not include any signs which must be submitted for review by the Commission with a separate permit application. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-204

HPA number: 
HPA 06-330
Location: 
3239 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
New York Cleaners
Description: 
Underpinning and excavation of basement for two story side in-fill addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed underpinning and excavation of basement. Submitted materials indicate a two-story addition above ground to in-fill side yard. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. File new submission of concept drawings, including elevations, plans and details, with concept application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 06-222

HPA number: 
HPA 06-360
Location: 
1675 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story addition over side wing at second floor level, and one-story rear addition at first floor level with roof terrace
Review Type: 
Concept
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept submission superseded by revised concept submission under case OG 06-260.

OG 06-231

HPA number: 
HPA 06-371
Location: 
3242 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Godiva Chocolate – Clyde's
Description: 
Sign scheme including projecting sign, wall-mounted sign and awnings
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed fabric awnings on second floor windows without lettering, a projecting sign no larger than 32 inches by 24 inches, and a wall mounted sign above door no larger than 1 ft. by 3 ft. as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 29 September 2006. Previously proposed replacement of existing front door and bay window, which was NOT approved, has been deleted from this permit application. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-236

HPA number: 
HPA 06-399
Location: 
1038 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement window - options
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of plate glass window with a custom made wood double-hung 8/12 true-divided-lite window replicating detailing and dimensions of historic window on adjacent building at 1036 31st St as shown in Historical Millwork option. The Pella and Marvin window options were NOT approved. Applicant failed to attend the meeting where options were discussed. The Commission regrets that the plate glass window was installed without review or permit. The new window must be installed no later than 31 January 2007 to correct existing non-conforming situation. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-237

HPA number: 
HPA 06-400
Location: 
3325 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Wormley School
Description: 
Sheeting and shoring
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sheeting and shoring in coordination with site excavation and grading work and with repair and alterations to the Wormley School historic building, which were submitted separately. See previous Recommendations (OG 06-127 and OG 06-220). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review.

OG 06-238

HPA number: 
HPA 06-401
Location: 
3325 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Wormley School
Description: 
Foundation to grade and garage structure
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed foundation to grade and garage structure in coordination with proposed development of the Wormley School site as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 10 October 2006 which indicate scope of work does not include the front bay windows of Italianate houses #4 and 5, which are still under concept review, and the rear of the first three townhouses is aligned. Note is made that foundation work is at applicant's risk since the development of the design concept for the work above ground is still under review. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-239

HPA number: 
HPA 06-402
Location: 
3270 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Park
Description: 
Replace existing antennas
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing antennas for Sprint/Nextel carriers as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006 which indicate antennas on Gamma Sector lowered so that the support frame will not be visible from M street. New antennas will not be larger than existing antennas. The Commission regrets that existing antennas were installed without review. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-240

HPA number: 
HPA 06-403
Location: 
3138 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Swimming pool and 7-ft high wood fence at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 August 2006 indicate that proposed swimming pool, regrading of rear yard and 7'-0" high fence will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 06-244

HPA number: 
HPA 06-406
Location: 
1601 Suters Lane, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement 6-ft high wood fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for a replacement wood fence on side yard facing sidewalk and for gates at driveway as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006 which indicate a vertical board fence and gates rather than a stockade fence PROVIDED that it is all in private property and meets all other DC Code requirements. All structural support members for the fence must be hidden from public view. New fence and gates must be painted or stained.

OG 06-245

HPA number: 
HPA 06-408
Location: 
2810 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Description: 
Replace front bay window on 2nd floor
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of front bay window with casements at second floor level to match one at adjoining 2808 Dumbarton Street as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 31 August 2006. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-247

HPA number: 
HPA 06-412
Location: 
3206 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
City Tavern Association
Description: 
Mechanical equipment on roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed mechanical equipment on roof as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 19 September 2006 which indicate installation as low as possible to limit its visibility. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-248

HPA number: 
HPA 06-413
Location: 
1230 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Repair of window sashes, replacement rear door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for repair of existing historic 1/1 wood windows with replacement only where repair is not possible as indicated in supplemental information received and dated 15 September 2006. Previously proposed replication of window sashes was NOT approved. No objection to issuance of permit for replacement door at rear. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-249

HPA number: 
HPA 06-414
Location: 
1355 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
"Chic" Store
Description: 
Sign and awning - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for existing sign panel with letters reading 'Chic' attached to valance of awning. The Commission regrets that the sign panel and lettering were installed prior to review and without a permit. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-250

HPA number: 
HPA 06-415
Location: 
3341 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Two-story rear addition and side yard in-fill addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition and side yard in-fill addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006 which indicate retention of existing side wall and a 6 inch recess of glass in-fill window wall and roof skylights. Working drawings conform to recommendations given during concept review. See previous Recommendation (OG 06-206). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-251

HPA number: 
HPA 06-416
Location: 
1513 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Remove sidewalk brick to open flower bed with curb
Review Type: 
Permit and Public Space Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit or Public Space permit for removal of brick on sidewalk to create an in-ground flower bed which is inappropriate in this location. The character of the front facade touching down onto the brick sidewalk should be retained as presently exists which is more historically accurate. Recommend use of movable container planters to achieve the owner's intent.

OG 06-252

HPA number: 
HPA 06-417
Location: 
2915 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to door openings on front facade and rear addition at third floor level to combine two residences into one, A/C units on roof at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to door openings on front facade, for rear addition at third floor level, alterations to side wall, and additional work to combine two houses into one as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 4 October 2006 which indicate retention of fanlights and door trim in existing location with entry door within vestibule, and lower ridge on rear addition. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (OG 06-092). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-254

HPA number: 
HPA 06-419
Location: 
1222 29th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement iron stoop in front, alterations to rear facade, skylights
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear facade, skylights, removal of chimney and replacement of front stoop as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 August and 11 September 2006 which indicate custom made iron stoop with pipe rail and no vertical pickets to match other historic stoops on the row. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-256

HPA number: 
HPA 06-421
Location: 
3034 M Street, NW
United States
Description: 
Alterations to storefront and to side facade, new door openings at rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to storefront on M Street provided window sill is raised to include a panel underneath, and to alterations to Thomas Jefferson facade and two new doors on alley. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 06-257

HPA number: 
HPA 06-422
Location: 
3030 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Cusp
Description: 
Alterations to cornice at center building - options
Review Type: 
Revision to Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for revision to approved design for proposed cornice at center building as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006 which match the photo image #1. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-260

HPA number: 
HPA 06-425
Location: 
1675 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story addition at second floor level over side wing, one-story rear addition at first floor level, and enclosure of rear porch
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations including one-story addition at second floor level, one-story rear addition and for enclosure of rear porch. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 06-262

HPA number: 
HPA 06-427
Location: 
3500 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Saxbys Coffee
Description: 
Signs on bay windows and entry door
Review Type: 
Permit and Public Space Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme including 2-ft diameter sign and light fixture over entry door, and two signs located 6-inches behind the glass on the bay windows as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006. Signs are not internally-illuminated. Previously proposed sidewalk cafe has been withdrawn from this application. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-263

HPA number: 
HPA 06-429
Location: 
2800 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations for French doors at rear / side yard
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear wall for new French doors to side yard. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-266

HPA number: 
HPA 06-432
Location: 
3334 Cady's Alley, NW
United States
Property: 
M2L Collection Furniture Showroom
Description: 
Projecting sign to wrap around corner
Review Type: 
Permit and Public Space Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit and Public Space permit for proposed sign with 12-inch high cut-out letters reading 'M2L' as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 August 2006. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 06-267

HPA number: 
HPA 06-433
Location: 
1627 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows on 2nd floor after fire damage
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of second floor windows damaged by fire with new custom made, double-hung, true-divided-lite wood windows milled to match.

OG 06-268

HPA number: 
HPA 06-410
Location: 
1605 Caton Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Window replacement
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed Eagle replacement 1/1 wood windows as shown in supplemental information received and dated 31 August 2006 which indicate the condition beyond repair of the existing windows and the level of alterations that have taken place on the building, PROVIDED only half screens are used.

OG 06-271

HPA number: 
HPA 06-453
Location: 
3700 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University
Description: 
West perimeter road stabilization and resurfacing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials indicate that proposed stone-faced retaining walls, stabilization and resurfacing of West Perimeter Road in the Georgetown University campus will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Work has been coordinated with the National Park Service due to the proximity with Glover-Archbold Parkway. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review.

OG 06-272

HPA number: 
HPA 06-455
Location: 
1305 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Description: 
Repair and replacement of roof structure damaged by fire
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 22 August 2006 indicate that proposed repair and replacement of roof structure damaged by fire is not visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. File separate submission of detailed drawings and elevations with permit application for repair and replacement windows for review by the Commission when ready.