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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 15 July 2004

OG 04-147

HPA number: 
HPA 04-252
Location: 
1039 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Chez Mama San
Description: 
Mural
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed mural by Artifice of two flowers on wall facing onto parking lot and M Street as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 23 June 2004. Lettering reading 'Chez Mama San' was NOT approved and has been removed from mural. No lettering should be part of the mural, except for the artist's signature. File new submission of dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-154

HPA number: 
HPA 04-258
Location: 
1248 36th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown University – Mortara Center
Description: 
Alterations to window openings and facade
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including alterations to window openings, new bay windows and door surround on historic building, new landscaped planters with low loop iron fence, and relocation and reduction in size of mechanical equipment on roof, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 21 June 2004 which indicate clear differentiation between historic and 20th century buildings. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-162

HPA number: 
HPA 04-276
Location: 
3219 O Street, NW
United States
Owner: 
D.C. Public Schools
Property: 
Hyde Elementary School
Description: 
Brick walls for 2 gates, and landscape plan
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations at Hyde Elementary School, including two brick garden walls with historic iron gates at the driveways, new brick paving of plaza and new berms retaining some of the existing planters around trees as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 29 June 2004.

OG 04-173

HPA number: 
HPA 04-291
Location: 
3330 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to steps, gate and garage / terrace wall
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept of proposed alterations, including reconstruction of brick steps, wood gate, new brick paving on driveway and reconstruction of terrace wall over garage as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 21 June 2004, PROVIDED running bond pattern is used on brick wall. Proposed widening of the driveway was NOT approved and has been deleted from this application. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details, construction drawings and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-181

HPA number: 
HPA 04-300
Location: 
3229 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mexx Clothing
Description: 
Alterations to storefront and signs
Review Type: 
Concept
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept case was superseded by permit application case OG 04-208.

OG 04-184

HPA number: 
HPA 04-303
Location: 
1560 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
I See Icy Natural Ice Cream
Description: 
Projecting sign
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed revision to approved sign scheme to include a projecting sign which is not appropriate for Wisconsin Avenue. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-99). Note is made that applicant did not attend the Old Georgetown Board meeting of 1 July 2004 where this project was discussed.

OG 04-189

HPA number: 
HPA 04-308
Location: 
2816 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Kitchen vent on alley facade and light fixtures in front
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 13" x 13" kitchen vent located on east facade facing alley as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 14 June 2004 and for two light fixtures flanking front door as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 21 June 2004. Placement of vent on front facade was NOT approved. Replacement windows were not part of this application and are NOT approved. Existing windows must be repaired. New windows on addition will match original windows. See previous Recommendations (OG 04-60 and OG 03-260).

OG 04-192

HPA number: 
HPA 04-309
Location: 
3304 R Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations for terrace over looking Wisconsin Avenue, swimming pool, sheds and trellis
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations for side terrace overlooking Wisconsin Avenue, including re-grading and new board fence which must be stained or painted. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed trellis, retaining wall and wood shed in rear yard, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 14 July 2004, or for repair of existing rear fence. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-122). 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 04-193

HPA number: 
HPA 04-311
Location: 
2803 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Board fence at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 7-ft high wood board fence on rear yard. Fence must be stained or painted.

OG 04-195

HPA number: 
HPA 04-322
Location: 
1232 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement windows
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement windows which are not appropriate and will have an adverse impact on the historic building. No objection to issuance of permit for repair of existing wood windows.

OG 04-199

HPA number: 
HPA 04-326
Location: 
3251 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to front and rear porches, stoop, railing and curb-cut
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to front porch, repair of rear porch, and installation of new front stoop railing, fences and new curb-cut. Submitted materials are not sufficient for permit or concept review. A curb-cut in this location will NOT be approved. Note is made that applicant failed to attend the public meeting in which the project was reviewed. Under the Old Georgetown Act (Public Law 808-81st Congress - H.R. 7670, DC Code 5-801, 64 Stat. 903) the Commission requests applicant be made to carefully remove new paint over previously unpainted Flemish bond brick building which was applied between 24 June and 27 June 2004, adversely affects the historic character of the building and the historic district. Painting the natural brick would NOT have been approved. File new complete submission of working drawings with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. View the Commission's web-page at www.cfa.gov for additional information on submission requirements. Note is made that project is subject to final zoning review which should be resolved prior to re-submission.

OG 04-200

HPA number: 
HPA 04-329
Location: 
1675 35th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement roof slate, repair of front facade and alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of roof slate with 'Duraslate' and alterations to front facade, including new door surround, window pediments and trim, cornice brackets, and wood railing, and repair of original German siding as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 21 June 2004. 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 04-201

HPA number: 
HPA 04-330
Location: 
1250 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations, 1-story rear addition, deck and trellis
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, one-story rear addition, deck, and wood and steel trellis as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 June 2004. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-112). 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 04-202

HPA number: 
HPA 04-332
Location: 
3023 Cambridge Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to window openings on 3rd floor rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing and proposed alterations to window openings on rear wall. Submitted materials are insufficient for permit or concept review. File new submission of adequate drawings, including site plan, plans, elevations, including dimensions and details, with permit application for all work on rear that has been completed and for proposed work on rear wall. View our web page at www.cfa.gov for information on submission requirements. The Commission regrets that work has been completed prior to review and without a permit.

OG 04-203

HPA number: 
HPA 04-333
Location: 
3331 Dent Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to rear of proposed garage and replacement doors
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revisions to approved design for garage, including wider door opening and new garden facade, and for new French doors and window configuration on rear wall of main house. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-261).

OG 04-204

HPA number: 
HPA 04-334
Location: 
1565 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fence at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of stockade fence with 6-ft high Wyngate style wood fence at rear yard. Fence must be painted or stained.

OG 04-205

HPA number: 
HPA 04-335
Location: 
1310 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States
Property: 
Georgetown Inn
Description: 
Re-paving drive-thru, lighting scheme, sign and alterations
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including re-paving of drive-thru with concrete pavers, lighting scheme and door surround as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 9 July 2004. No objection to general concept of a wall-mounted sign with lantern. File separate submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, for complete sign scheme with a permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-206

HPA number: 
HPA 04-336
Location: 
1218 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Ultra Violet Flowers
Description: 
Awning, replacement door, stoop, gutters,alterations and paint brick walls
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including replacement front door, new corner guards, gutters and brownstone stoop as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 7 July 2004. Recommend AGAINST replacement of wood lintels, replacement windows, or painting exposed brick walls which would have an adverse impact on the character of this historic building and the district. Existing windows and lintels must be repaired with use of replacement jamb liners. No objection to concept of a fabric awning aligning with edges of door and window openings and with 9-inch high letters on valance reading 'Ultra Violet Flowers'. Awning has been deleted from this application. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, sign details and installation details, for awning and sign with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-208

HPA number: 
HPA N/A
Location: 
3229 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Mexx Clothing
Description: 
Alterations to storefront awnings and sign
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront including architectural embellishments with application of stone tile and metal panels over brick facade, two fabric awnings over shop windows, back-lit sign composed of 12-inch high pin-mounted letters reading 'Mexx', and roof mechanical equipment with screening, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 June and 21 June 2004. 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 04-209

HPA number: 
HPA 04-339
Location: 
1340 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
1-story rear addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 24 June 2004 indicate that proposed one-story rear addition and alterations will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 04-210

HPA number: 
HPA 04-340
Location: 
3028 Cambridge Place, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Porch addition over third floor terrace at rear
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of railing over third floor terrace and in front of second floor French doors as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 7 July 2004. Proposed roof over terrace has 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 04-211

HPA number: 
HPA 04-341
Location: 
3038 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to front stairs, side portico, rear 2nd floor enclosed porch and terrace addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to general concept for proposed reconstruction of front stairs, new side portico and a rear addition of enclosed porch and terrace at 2nd floor level. File new submission of working drawings, including context plan, dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-212

HPA number: 
HPA 04-342
Location: 
1039 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Chez Mama San
Description: 
Rear addition, projecting sign, awnings and mechanical equipment
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition, projecting sign, three fabric awnings, lettering reading 'Chez Mama San' on awning over replacement entry door, mechanical equipment, railing on front stoop and rear wood fence as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 21 June and 12 July 2004. See concept review under case OG 04-147. 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 04-213

HPA number: 
HPA 04-343
Location: 
3344 Prospect Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Roof deck and penthouse addition
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 24 June 2004 indicate that proposed penthouse addition and roof deck will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 04-214

HPA number: 
HPA 04-344
Location: 
1241 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Glass marquee over rear door
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 24 June 2004 indicate that proposed glass marquee over rear door will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 04-215

HPA number: 
HPA 04-345
Location: 
3256 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Apartment building
Description: 
Repair, new brick garden wall, gate and roof over rear door, excavation of basement court and alterations
Review Type: 
Concept
Recommendation: 

No objection to proposed concept design for alterations to rear yard, including excavation for basement court and new stairs to covered door, and new brick garden wall and gate, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 24 June 2004; and for repair of existing windows, brick walls and architectural detailing. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-216

HPA number: 
HPA 04-346
Location: 
2719 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations and repair of metal stairs and front facade
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed repair of brick arch over front second floor windows, and for repair and partial replacement-in-kind of front iron stairs as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 1 July 2004. Proposed alterations for railing over bay window 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 04-217

HPA number: 
HPA 04-358
Location: 
1557 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement front stoop
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for replacement front stoop as proposed which is out-of-character with the historic building. Recommend further study of reconstruction of original iron stoop as shown in adjoining house or return to approved design for metal railing on existing brick stoop. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-179). File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for historic iron stoop for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-219

HPA number: 
HPA 04-360
Location: 
2908 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Excavation of front court, bridge to door and window repair
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed work. Submitted materials were NOT sufficient for permit review. There is no objection to general concept for excavation of front court, reconstruction of new bridge, planters and repair of existing historic windows. Replacement windows, which would NOT have been approved, have been deleted from this application. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and structural drawings, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-220

HPA number: 
HPA 04-361
Location: 
2912 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Gate to alley on brick garden wall
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revision to approved repair of brick wall on alley to introduce wood gate and a step within wall as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 June 2004. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-05).

OG 04-221

HPA number: 
HPA 04-362
Location: 
3303 Cady's Alley, NW
United States
Property: 
Contemporaria
Description: 
New entry doors at storefront on alley
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement glass doors on storefront facing Cady's Alley as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 21 June 2004. Signs were not included in this application. Any future sign must be submitted for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-229

HPA number: 
HPA 04-351
Location: 
1072 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Brick garden wall to replace wood fence
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed brick garden wall within the rear property line to protect tree PROVIDED wall is no taller than 7'-0" high to meet code. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-170). Recommend coordination with the National Park Service for the protection of their tree during construction.

OG 04-231

HPA number: 
HPA 04-358
Location: 
3040 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Carriage house
Description: 
Reconstruction of carriage house
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed reconstruction of carriage house which was partially demolished during progress of repair work approved under previous review (see case OG 04-13). Reconstruction will match original details using replacement brick matching dimensions and texture of original bricks. Commission understands additional demolition may be necessary to restore central pier to plumb alignment, ONLY after other means are not successful. All remaining brick must be salvaged and re-used. Commission regrets that demolition extending beyond the scope of previous permit was undertaken without prior consultation with the Old Georgetown Board. 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.