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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 17 November 2005

OG 05-261

HPA number: 
HPA 05-442
Location: 
1519 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Erwin Gomez Salon
Description: 
Alterations to storefront and sign
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for proposed alterations to storefront as shown in Option A of supplemental drawings received and dated 21 October 2005. Recommend further simplification of design by eliminating steel beam and study of door location. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-263

HPA number: 
HPA 05-444
Location: 
2712 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story rear addition of screened porch - in progress
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for rear addition of screened porch at first floor level to replace existing structure as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 November 2005 which indicate traditional detailing will be used on cedar wood railing and steps. Planter on Poplar Lane is to be installed as previously approved. 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. The Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review and without a permit.

OG 05-284

HPA number: 
HPA 05-487
Location: 
1419 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story rear addition on side yard
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to areaway and new stairs to the basement entrance and for one-story bay addition on side of rear wing to match detailing of existing bay as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 23 November 2005. A one-story addition to cover the stairs was NOT approved and has been deleted from this permit application. 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 05-296

HPA number: 
HPA 05-500
Location: 
3526 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to roof for third floor behind mansard, and alterations to front and rear facades for new openings, new basement entrance at front
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept design for proposed alterations to roof to provide usable third floor behind new mansard roof and for proposed alterations to front and rear facades PROVIDED design of dormers, entry door portico and rear facade is further simplified and that excavation of front areaway for new basement entrance is limited to existing window well. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-302

HPA number: 
HPA 05-505
Location: 
1248 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Lattice fence atop brick wall and trellis roof over carport behind garage doors
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revisions to approved design to introduce a trellis behind metal fence PROVIDED trellis is constructed with spacing of 10-inch to 12-inch on center as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 November 2005. Additional reviewed work will be completed as previously approved. See previous Recommendation (OG 02-048). 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 05-305

HPA number: 
HPA 05-508
Location: 
1411 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fence and gate at rear, repair decking, and landscaping
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 October 2005 indicate that proposed replacement fence and gate at rear and alterations to deck will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 05-307

HPA number: 
HPA 05-513
Location: 
3413 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Front walkway, steps and terrace, repairs to portico and door surround - existing
Review Type: 
Permit and public space permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair and replacement-in-kind of stone walkway, front terrace, and steps in public space and of wood portico over entrance door. 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. The Commission regrets that work was initiated prior to review and without a permit.

OG 05-308

HPA number: 
HPA 05-520
Location: 
3288 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations for replacement retaining wall on areaway to basement entrance on public space
Review Type: 
Permit and Public Space Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for alterations to areaway for basement entrance, including widening of steps and replacement of retaining wall and railing, which, as proposed, are not appropriate at this location. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit review. Applicant failed to attend the meetings where this project was discussed. Recommend further study of reconstruction of areaway wall in its present location, without projecting above sidewalk level except for a curb to match existing stone curb, and retaining existing steps and historic railing. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions for wall, with permit and public space permit applications for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-309

HPA number: 
HPA 05-521
Location: 
1218 28th 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. 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 05-310

HPA number: 
HPA 05-524
Location: 
3051 Avon Lane, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Pool house, addition of porch and pergola at rear, front gates - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for existing pool house, addition of porch and pergola at rear, and of front gates with stone piers and walkway. 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. The Commission regrets that work was completed prior to review and without a permit.

OG 06-001

HPA number: 
HPA 06-002
Location: 
3275 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Subway
Description: 
Relocation of mechanical equipment to roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed mechanical equipment on roof PROVIDED it is installed in such a way that it will not be visible from M Street and that existing mechanical equipment on top of bay window facing Potomac Street, which was installed without review or permit, is removed no later than 28 February 2006. Note is made that lettering on valance of awning is excessive, and installed without review or permit, and it should be limited to one sign over the entry door and one on the Potomac Street side with such modification completed no later than 28 February 2006.

OG 06-002

HPA number: 
HPA 06-003
Location: 
3040 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement 7-ft high board fence in rear yard
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 October 2005 indicate that proposed 7-ft high replacement board fence at rear yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 06-005

HPA number: 
HPA 06-005
Location: 
1030 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Prada Gallery
Description: 
Awning and sign
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed black canvas awning with sign composed of 9-inch high letters reading 'Prada Gallery' limited to the 12-inch valance. 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 06-006

HPA number: 
HPA 06-006
Location: 
1605 Suters Lane, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing replacement windows which are inappropriate for this row of buildings. Recommend further study of new replacement windows that match original 6/12 configuration with exterior muntins as shown in adjoining residence, with the use of half screens. Commission regrets that work was completed prior to review and without a permit. A new submission of detailed drawings with permit application for a proposal of appropriate window replacements must be submitted for review no later than 28 February 2006.

OG 06-007

HPA number: 
HPA 06-008
Location: 
1242 Potomac Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Remove rear addition and re-construct two-story rear addition with basement, alterations to side window openings
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 October 2005. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 05-182). 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 06-008

HPA number: 
HPA 06-009
Location: 
1819 35th Street, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Public Schools (DCPS)
Property: 
Hardy Middle School
Description: 
Additions, partial demolition and alterations
Review Type: 
Permit (duplication of previous permit review by CFA)
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed additions of gym and classrooms wings, partial demolition of gym and alterations to the Hardy Middle School and its site including terraces, stairs, parking lot, track field and landscaping. Submitted materials conform to approved final design reviewed by the Commission during its meeting of 16 October 2003. Erect a material samples panel (including replacement window) on site facing south for review by the Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering materials.

OG 06-009

HPA number: 
HPA 06-010
Location: 
3030 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Commercial
Description: 
Alterations to storefronts on three new commercial buildings under construction
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for alterations to three storefronts to be combined into one continuous glass storefront which will be inappropriate to the architectural style of the approved design for the three buildings under construction. Although the design for each storefront may be revised, the buildings must remain as three distinct storefronts, considering that the Commission recommended the center building be painted while the two end structures be kept as natural exposed brick. File new submission of concept design for revisions to storefronts for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 06-011

HPA number: 
HPA 06-012
Location: 
2728 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement of west wall which is failing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed removal of west wall, which is failing, and its replacement with a CMU block wall to be parged or stuccoed PROVIDED existing brick wall is retained to a length of 12-inches to 16-inches on front and back corners. Re-submit revisions for review by the Commission if exploratory demolition reveals necessary changes to the approved work.

OG 06-012

HPA number: 
HPA 06-013
Location: 
3700 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – Leavey Center and hospital parking lot
Description: 
ADA modifications, including ramps, signs and stripes
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed ADA modifications to campus, including alterations to sidewalks, handicapped access ramps on paved surfaces, stripes on parking lot and directional signs which are to be kept to the minimum number of signs required. 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 06-013

HPA number: 
HPA 06-014
Location: 
3121 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement doors on rear wing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted supplemental materials dated 16 November 2005 indicate that proposed replacement doors will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 06-014

HPA number: 
HPA 06-015
Location: 
2801 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Kesher Israel Synagogue
Description: 
Replacement of glazing on existing windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of wood windows and alterations to existing original stained glass to introduce plate glass in the outer panes, retaining the green panes in the center. Recommend installation of samples of both smooth and textured glass prior to final selection of glass panes. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 05-168).

OG 06-015

HPA number: 
HPA 06-016
Location: 
3263 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Levi's
Description: 
Additional signs
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revision to previously approved sign including non-illuminated aluminum letters no taller than 12-inch high reading 'The Levi's Store' relocated closer to the face of the building, relocation of 5-inch high vinyl letters to transom and painted Levi's tab on vestibule as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 2 November 2005. 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 06-016

HPA number: 
HPA 06-017
Location: 
3332 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Fence to match adjoining fence in front yard
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of picket fence no taller than 36-inches high along West property line on front yard to match existing picket fence as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 25 October 2005. New fence must be painted. 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 06-017

HPA number: 
HPA 06-018
Location: 
1641 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 October 2005 indicate that proposed 7-ft high replacement board fence at rear yard will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 06-018

HPA number: 
HPA 06-019
Location: 
3700 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – Copley Hall
Description: 
ADA modifications, including handicapped access ramp
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to handicapped access ramp at Copley Hall with preference for the stone option to match existing ramp in front of building rather than the proposed brick option.

OG 06-020

HPA number: 
HPA 06-030
Location: 
1330 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement of asphalt shingles on rear slopes of roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials indicate that proposed replacement of rear slopes of roof will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 06-021

HPA number: 
HPA 06-031
Location: 
1330 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement of asbestos shingles on front slope of roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing asbestos shingles on front slope of roof with 'Ecostar' traditional slate roofing and copper gutters and down spouts as indicated in supplemental information received and dated 7 November 2005. 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.