2908 N Street, NW
Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for alterations to garden structure and for swimming pool above raised terrace as proposed. Alterations are out of character with the existing structure and the historic district. Recommend use of existing single doors and minor modification of existing window to provide access, and re-configuration of swimming pool in a different location that will protect all trees. Although the proposed swimming pool will not be visible from public space, the Commission objects to construction that would adversely impact on existing landscaping which would create a serious change to the character of the center of the block and the alley. File separate submission of revised design, including dimensions, details and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that permit review is pending final zoning review which must be completed prior to new submission.