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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 19 May 2005

OG 05-052

HPA number: 
HPA 05-088
Location: 
3146 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Lacoste
Description: 
Report on installation of up-lighting of front facade
Review Type: 
-
Recommendation: 

The Commission appreciates the opportunity to review the temporary installation of color lights up-illuminating the facade after an initial trial period. However, after further discussion, the lights are considered to be non-consistent and non-contributing to the character of the historic district. As previously agreed to by applicant, the existing lights must be removed no later than 30 June 2005. See previous recommendation on letter dated 18 March 2005.

OG 05-136

HPA number: 
HPA 05-227
Location: 
3630 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Enlargement of three front dormers, rear addition at attic level
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to front dormers and rear addition at roof level, including two roof terraces as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 April and 26 April 2005. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-137

HPA number: 
HPA 05-226
Location: 
3401 Dent Place
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement 1/1 windows, option for front door with side panel, and remove door surround
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for revision to approved design to incorporate removal of door surround, a new wood 6-panel double door at corner entrance as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 11 May 2005, and replacement 1/1 double hung, double insulated Pella wood window sashes as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 28 March and 7 April 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 05-143

HPA number: 
HPA 05-239
Location: 
1320 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Vertical board fence and gate at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed cedar vertical board fences no taller than 7-feet high and double gate to replace existing iron gate as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 April 2005. New fences and gates, particularly those facing public space, must be stained gray rather than left to weather. 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 05-144

HPA number: 
HPA 05-245
Location: 
2900 M Street, NW
United States
Description: 
Awnings and signs
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 'Sunbrella' Jet Black fabric awnings with lettering reading 'Ann Hand' on 8-inch valance as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 April 2005. Awnings to be installed within masonry openings and attached to wood frames (not masonry) and located over entrance door and each of the double windows ONLY. Awnings on single windows were NOT approved.

OG 05-145

HPA number: 
HPA 05-250
Location: 
1507 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows in front facade
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for replacement Pella 6/6 wood windows as proposed. Recommend further study of a 1/1 wood replacement sashes in original installation. Replacement kits were NOT approved. File new submission of window and installation details with new permit application for review by the Commission. Note is made that applicant did not attend public meeting where this project was discussed.

OG 05-146

HPA number: 
HPA 05-253
Location: 
3411 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement vertical board fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for existing 7-ft high vertical board fence PROVIDED fence complies with code requirements. Fence must be painted or stained. The Commission regrets that the fence was installed prior to review and without a permit.

OG 05-152

HPA number: 
HPA 05-252
Location: 
3263 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
The Levi's Store
Description: 
Sign scheme: pin-mounted sign and applied vinyl letters on shop window
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed non-illuminated sign composed of pin-mounted all-aluminum channel letters no taller than 12-inches high reading 'The Levi's Store' located at face of wall and for 3 _ - inches high vinyl letters applied to storefront glass as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 19 May 2005. Projecting sign and light fixture have been deleted 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 05-153

HPA number: 
HPA 05-254
Location: 
1336 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Repair front windows and door, front storm door, replacement French doors at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of existing historic wood windows and front door, for replacement of rear French door to match existing, and for installation of storm door at entrance as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 29 April 2005. Applicant agreed to repair rather than replace existing windows in front facade. Recommend windows on second and third floors, which have been replaced previously, be replaced, at the applicant's earliest convenience and after submission and review, with windows more appropriate to the historic house.

OG 05-154

HPA number: 
HPA 05-255
Location: 
1339 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Bank of America
Description: 
Replacement signs
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for two proposed signs composed of pin-mounted letters no taller than 8-inches high with logo to replace existing signs as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 11 May 2005 which indicate back panel deleted. Temporary banners, which were installed without review, were NOT approved and must be removed no later than 30 June 2005.

OG 05-155

HPA number: 
HPA 05-256
Location: 
1522 32nd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement vertical board fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 6-ft high vertical board 'Wyngate' fence replacing stockade fence at rear. Fence must be painted or stained.

OG 05-158

HPA number: 
HPA 05-259
Location: 
3206 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Prospect Place – Neyla Restaurant
Description: 
Two-story rear addition within court
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to revised concept design for two-story in-fill addition at rear courtyard as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 April 2005. In-fill addition will replace previously approved addition currently under construction. Commission notes that work has been completed without review and permit, or not-conforming to approved design, and requests that these items be corrected and brought into compliance as agreed to by applicant in letter dated 3 April 2003, and be completed prior to filing new submission for permit review of this project and any new proposed work. Of particular interest are the awnings, side canvas panels and lighting added to the trellis, the existing lights posts that were to be removed as part of the approval of the trellis construction, and additional signs and awnings installed without a permit, particularly the over-sized banner hanging on party wall.

OG 05-159

HPA number: 
HPA 05-260
Location: 
2624 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Washington Fine Properties
Description: 
Alterations to storefronts, including replacement bay window, two awnings and signs
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront and side window which are inappropriate to this historic building. Recommend repair of existing storefront bay window and 27th Street storefront, including transom and cornice. No objection to issuance of permit ONLY for new 'Sunbrella' Captain Navy fabric awnings, light fixture and two signs reading 'Washington Fine Properties', one on 8-inch high valance of awning over bay window and one on storefront glass as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 April and 4 May 2005.

OG 05-161

HPA number: 
HPA 05-262
Location: 
2903 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Garage (with lift system for two cars) and wood fence
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept case has been withdrawn by written request of applicant.

OG 05-162

HPA number: 
HPA 05-263
Location: 
3346 Reservoir Road, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Fence with brick piers and landscape up-lights, tree planter fences on public space
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement vertical board fence with brick piers, alterations to patio, landscape up-lights and fences around tree planters on public space, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 April 2005. New fence must be stained or painted.

OG 05-163

HPA number: 
HPA 05-264
Location: 
2926 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story conservatory addition at rear
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 26 April 2005 indicate that proposed one-story rear addition will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 05-164

HPA number: 
HPA 05-265
Location: 
1416 34th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement vertical board fence with gate to alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 7-ft high vertical board fence replacing existing stockade fence. Finished side of fence must face alley. Fence to 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 05-165

HPA number: 
HPA 05-266
Location: 
2500 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Gateway Georgetown Condominiums
Description: 
Replacement wood gate and alterations, aluminum fence instead of chain link fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of chain-link fence with black aluminum fence, for cedar wood replacement gate and for alterations for new pedestrian access gate. New brick must match existing dimensions, color and texture. 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 05-166

HPA number: 
HPA 05-267
Location: 
1329-1333 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Description: 
Reconstruction of two-story commercial building
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed reconstruction of building re-using historic metal siding on front facade as per drawings received and dated 15 April 2005. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (OG 05-110). Recommend gray granite like Mt. Airy be used for base. 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 05-168

HPA number: 
HPA 05-270
Location: 
2801 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Kesher Israel Synagogue
Description: 
Replacement of glazing on existing windows
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to existing original stained glass windows to introduce translucent glass in the outer panes, retaining the green panes in the center. Clear glass is an acceptable option. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 05-169

HPA number: 
HPA 05-271
Location: 
3138 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Front in-fill addition at 2nd floor level, two story rear addition and arbor addition at side
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed side in-fill addition at front of property, for two-story rear addition, and for a connecting arbor at the second floor level. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 05-106). 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 05-170

HPA number: 
HPA 05-272
Location: 
2509 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
One-story rear addition to replace stoop
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 26 April 2005 indicate that proposed one-story rear addition of bay will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Note is made that permit application is pending final Zoning review. Any modifications to the proposed design that would make the addition visible from public thoroughfare as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 05-171

HPA number: 
HPA 05-273
Location: 
901 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
House of Sweden
Description: 
Construction sign (15 _ ' x 11' + supports) - temporary for 12 months
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for temporary construction sign as proposed. Recommend further study of a smaller sign that can be mounted to existing construction fence or office trailer. File new submission of revised design with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that applicant did not attend public meeting where this project was discussed.