Consent Calendar: CFA Meeting — 21 May 2015

CFA 21/MAY/15-a

Location

10 locations in downtown Washington
Washington, DC
United States

Property
GSA managed buildings
Description
29 new building identification signs (GSA/NCR Sign System)
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the proposed installation of new building identification signs at the following locations, as shown in materials received and dated 5 May 2015:

- Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW;  

- Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building, 330 Independence Avenue, SW; 

- E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse, 333 Constitution Avenue, NW;  

- William B. Bryant Annex,  333 Constitution Avenue, NW; 

- Dept. of Veterans Affairs Building, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW;

- Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW;

- J. Edgar Hoover Building, 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW; 

and at the following locations with the exception of three proposed signs: 

- sign #2 of 3 at the Winder Building, 600 17th Street, NW; 

- sign #2 of 3 at the Lafayette Building, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW; 

- and sign #2 of 2 at the Robert C. Weaver Federal Building, 451 Seventh Street, SW.  

These three signs are not recommended for approval because they are either redundant or too close to other building sign locations which will result in excessive signage and visual clutter.  Proposed signs conform to the designs in the GSA/National Capital Region sign system approved in November 2010.  Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/MAY/15-b

Location

40 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Union Station
Description
Installation of security cameras - Phase II
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed second phase of installation of security cameras within and around Union Station, as shown in materials received and dated 21 April 2015. The second phase is consistent with previously approved installations. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/MAY/15-c

Location

50 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Description
Community Living Center - interim addition and renovation
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed renovation and Alternative A concept design for the interim addition to the Community Living Center wing of the main hospital building, as shown in materials received and dated 6 May 2015.

CFA 21/MAY/15-d

Location

Channing Street and McMillan Drive, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Channing Street Mining Shaft
Description
Electrical cabinet and retaining wall - DC Clean Rivers Project
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final plans for the installation of an electrical cabinet and retaining wall and a temporary security fence, as shown in materials received and dated 30 April 2015. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/MAY/15-e

Location

4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Van Ness Campus
Description
Signs for new Student Center
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for signs on the University of the District of Columbia Student Center (currently under construction) as shown in materials received and dated 1 May 2015. The proposed sign design conforms with previously approved building design (see case number CFA 17/JAN/13-l).

CFA 21/MAY/15-f

Location

1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
John A. Wilson Building
Description
Rooftop antennas
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final plans for the installation of two rooftop cellular antennas on the John A. Wilson building, as shown in materials received and dated 7 May 2015. (Submitted under case number SL 15-114.) Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/MAY/15-g

Location

1150 5th Street, SE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Van Ness Elementary School
Description
Building renovation and addition
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for the building renovation, additions, and site improvements for the Van Ness Elementary School, as shown in materials received and dated 8 May 2015. Design conforms to previously approved concept design. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/MAY/15-h

Location

1350 Upshur Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Powell Elementary School
Description
Building rehabilitation and additions
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final plans for the second-phase addition (Building D) to Powell Elementary School, as shown in materials received and dated 20 June 2014. Design conforms to previously approved concept and final approval for the first phase of the project. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/MAY/15-i

Location

1400 Bruce Place, SE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
John Hayden Johnson Middle School
Description
Accessibility ramp, entrance canopy, and lobby elevation modifications
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for a new accessibility ramp, entrance canopy, and modifications to the entrance lobby, as shown in materials received and dated 5 May 2015.

CFA 21/MAY/15-j

Location

1150 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Brookland Middle School (former Brookland Elementary School)
Description
Signs and public art
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final designs for building signs, banners, and public art at the new Brookland Middle School, as shown in materials received and dated 7 May 2015. Designs conform to the approved plans for the replacement school building (see case number CFA 15/MAY/14-j).

CFA 21/MAY/15-k

Location

5701 Broad Branch Road, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Lafayette Elementary School
Description
Temporary swing space structure to house school during construction of new building
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed installation of temporary modular classrooms at Lafayette Elementary School to provide swing space during the construction of the new school building, as shown in materials received and dated 7 May 2015. (See case number CFA 20/NOV/14-9 for the review of the replacement school building.) Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/MAY/15-l

Location

215 G Street, NE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Logan Elementary School / Capitol Hill Montessori School
Description
Replacement windows and exterior restoration
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the concept design for replacement windows and exterior restoration at the Logan Elementary School building for the Capitol Hill Montessori School, as shown in materials received and dated 7 May 2015. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/MAY/15-m

Location

3050 R Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Jackson Art Center
Description
Demolish and reconstruct site walls
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit application to disassemble deteriorated brick wall, salvage brick, erect temporary chain link fence as necessary, and reuse brick in new wall with piers to match existing as documented in drawings received 17 April 2015, PROVIDED any necessary new brick matches existing brick in size, color, and texture. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be re-submitted to the Commission for approval prior to issuance of permit. (Submitted under case number OG 15-191.) Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/MAY/15-n

Location

1100 Maine Avenue, SW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Maine Avenue Fish Market
Description
New crab steam-house on water vessel addition
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed final design for a new crab steam-house on a water vessel addition for Captain White's Seafood City, as shown in materials received and dated 7 May 2015. (Submitted under case number SL 15-110.) Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.