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600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW United States
Watergate Office Building
Exterior lounge area and landscape modifications
No objection to the overall concept for modifications to the site of the Watergate to accommodate exterior dining, provided that the development of the ground plane be simplified and provided that the proposed trellis and roof enclosures on the northern portion of the site be eliminated. No objection to the concept for the curved trellis proposed for the south portion of the site. Recommend that the applicant consult with CFA and DC Historic Preservation Office staff in the development of the design prior to submission of a permit application. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office. Note: This is a concept approval only. When ready, submit the permit drawings and a permit application to DCRA for review by the Commission.