OG 05-185


1611 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
New two-story commercial building for Commerce Bank
Review Type
Previous Review


AGENDA ITEM EXHIBIT:  No objection to issuance of permit for the proposed construction of a two-story Commerce Bank branch building, which will require the demolition of the Reed Electric building, a non-contributing structure to the historic district, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 7 June 2005 which indicate deeper cornice detail on front facade and the simplification of the cornice on all other facades.  Sign scheme was NOT approved as proposed.  No objection to the proposed lighting and landscape treatment on parking lot.  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.  Erect a materials sample panel on site, facing south, with the use of lighter color mortar, for review by the Commission prior to ordering materials.  No objection to installation of one construction sign ONLY with letters no larger than 12 inches high.  File new submission for permit applicatin with detailed drawings for roof top flagpoles encasing cellular antennas and for sign scheme of only one sign on each facade for review by the Commission when ready.