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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 16 June 2005

OG 05-041

HPA number: 
HPA 05-068
Location: 
3313 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Addition of three story infill and landscape plan including walls, fence and gates
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design, options for rear facade
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed 2 story with mansard roof side infill addition as shown in Option A of supplemental drawings received and dated 24 May 2005 which indicate rear facade with brick wall and slate mansard roof. Recommend further study of treatment of exposed fire wall to minimize height or eliminate from mansard if possible. No objection to concept design for propsed landscape plan including regrading of rear yard and brick garden walls, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 2 June 2005 which indicate 7 feet high walls along property line. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-086

HPA number: 
HPA 05-144
Location: 
2820 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New garden walls at rear, replacement deck at rear, alterations to rear facade for new doors
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed enclosure of space under replacement deck at rear, alterations to rear facade for new doors and new brick garden walls as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 10 June 2005. Alterations to front stoop have been deleted from this permit application and will be submitted for review separately. 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 05-109

HPA number: 
HPA 05-180
Location: 
3100 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to front steps and railing, rear addition at fourth floor level and roof deck
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Case was withdrawn by applicant.

OG 05-128

HPA number: 
HPA 05-219
Location: 
3226 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Three story rear addition and one story connector piece with roof deck
Review Type: 
Concept - comments after site visit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST concept design for three story rear addition and one story connector with roof deck as proposed, which is too large and out of character with the historic frame house and its context. Recommend further study of an addition that is subservient to and consistent with the character of the original structure.

OG 05-156

HPA number: 
HPA 05-257
Location: 
1611 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Commerce Bank
Description: 
Two story bank building, antenna - flagpoles, parking and landscaping - revised design
Review Type: 
Concept Development (Last seen 5 May, and 3 March and CFA 17 March, 2005: O.G. 05-099)
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept case superseded by permit application under case OG 05-185.

OG 05-157

HPA number: 
HPA 05-258
Location: 
3251 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Prospect Place – Bangkok Bistro
Description: 
Expansion of existing unenclosed sidewalk cafe, existing alterations within arcade
Review Type: 
Permit - Public Space
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed expansion and alteration to existing sidewalk cafe for Bangkok Bistro on public space, and installation of temporary planter within arcade as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 24 May 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 05-172

HPA number: 
HPA 05-275
Location: 
3025 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear facade for new windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

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

OG 05-174

HPA number: 
HPA 05-301
Location: 
3406 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows and rear French door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows and rear French door with all wood Pella Architect series French door and windows with half screens as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 24 May 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 05-175

HPA number: 
HPA 05-302
Location: 
3422 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement vertical board fence and double gate
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new gates and 6 foot high wood fence to be painted green, which will replace existing gates. 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 05-176

HPA number: 
HPA 05-305
Location: 
3106 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Dahn Yoga
Description: 
Projecting sign, awning (existing) and blockage of windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed projecting sign and for existing blockage of second and third floor windows, which are not appropriate for this historic building. Images blocking the windows must be removed no later than 30 September 2005. No objection to issuance of permit for existing awning with sign on valance reading 'Dahn Yoga.' Note is made that permit application is pending final Zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design for awning with lettering as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval. Commission regrets that awning and sign was installed without review or permit.

OG 05-178

HPA number: 
HPA 05-308
Location: 
1343 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement 6 ft high vertical board fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 17 May 2005 indicate that proposed 6 ft high 'Wyngate' style replacement vertical board fence will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 05-179

HPA number: 
HPA 05-309
Location: 
3209 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Hela Spa
Description: 
Alterations to storefront and sign scheme, including sign on wall, on transom and on entrance door, light fixtures
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign on frosted glass door and transom and for brushed aluminum pin mounted letters no taller than 12 inches high reading 'hela' mounted on second floor level of front facade and illuminated with two brushed aluminum fixtures. Option of 18 inch high letters was NOT approved. Alterations to storefront were previously approved. See case OG 05-014. Illegal light fixture above sign panel on front of building, must be removed no later than 30 September 2005. See previous Recommendation for Pizzeria UNO where fixture was disapproved (OG 02-285).

OG 05-181

HPA number: 
HPA 05-311
Location: 
3432 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
New garage structure at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Case is outside of the jurisdiction of the Old Georgetown Act and the Commission of Fine Arts.

OG 05-186

HPA number: 
HPA 05-316
Location: 
1500 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Visitation Monastery
Description: 
Alterations to out building on P St for cooling tower and new louvers, replacement windows and alterations to monastery
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to historic out-building structure for new chiller enclosure, for removal of projecting bay, and for repair of historic windows or replacement windows where needed as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 May 2005. Recommend further study to minimize impact of chiller on historic structure. Recommend removal of siding wall above P Street doors. File new submission of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-187

HPA number: 
HPA 05-317
Location: 
2804 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Three story side yard addition for elevator
Review Type: 
Concept - design options
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed three story rear yard addition for elevator enclosure as shown in brick option of supplemental drawings received and dated 1 June 2005, rather than the glass and steel scheme. Proposed alterations and addition to the historic structure will be reversible. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-188

HPA number: 
HPA 05-318
Location: 
3339 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Addition of bay at front facade
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to front facade for addition of bay window as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 7 June 2005 which indicate a fixed door on east side to match door on opposite side of bay. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 05-138). 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 05-189

HPA number: 
HPA 05-319
Location: 
1667 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations and addition of dormer and skylight at rear slope of roof
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations and addition of dormer and skylight at rear slope of roof as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 9 June 2005. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 05-107). 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 05-190

HPA number: 
HPA 05-320
Location: 
1039 Cecil Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement window at rear, A/C equipment on roof (existing)
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed wood replacement casement windows custom made by Hurd Millwork to match existing, and for relocation of existing roof mechanical equipment to a platform above roof and 22 inches below existing platform as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 14 June 2005. Commission regrets that equipment was installed prior to review and without a permit. Replacement of front doors has been deleted from this permit application. File new submission of detailed drawings with separate permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-191

HPA number: 
HPA 05-321
Location: 
3132 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
ARD German TV
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of second floor windows with insulated windows to match existing detailing. 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 05-192

HPA number: 
HPA 05-322
Location: 
1405 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement front door, new shutters and lantern
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement front door, operable Timberlane shaker panel shutters, 11 inch high light fixture as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 2 June 2005. File new submission of detailed drawings for proposed single light wood storm door with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-193

HPA number: 
HPA 05-323
Location: 
3136 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
2 story rear addition
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 2 story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 May 2005. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 05-135).

OG 05-199

HPA number: 
HPA 05-329
Location: 
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – MedStar Hospital
Description: 
Addition for new Cyberknife vault
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed addition of Cyberknife vault to the Bless Building within the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 05-020). New materials must match dimensions, texture and color of existing materials.