Consent Calendar: CFA Meeting — 21 February 2019

CFA 21/FEB/19-a

Location

Arlington Ridge Park, North Marshall Drive
Arlington, VA
United States

Property
Netherlands Carillon
Description
Tower rehabilitation, safety and visitor access improvements
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for the rehabilitation of the Netherlands Carillon, including safety and visitor access improvements, as shown in materials received and dated 30 January 2019.

CFA 21/FEB/19-b

Location

Former Walter Reed Army Medical Center, western portion at 16th St. and Alaska Ave., NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Foreign Missions Center
Description
Master plan for new Foreign Missions Center
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the revised final master plan submission for the new Foreign Missions Center on the western portion of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus, at 16th Street and Alaska Avenue, NW, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2019. Revisions conform to the Commission's previous recommendations. The Commission looks forward to the review of designs for public space improvements and chanceries as they are developed for this important center of diplomatic relations.

CFA 21/FEB/19-c

Location

4000 Connecticut Avenue, NW (3400 International Drive, NW)
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Former Intelsat Headquarters Building
Description
Minor exterior modifications and repairs for the Whittle School and Studios
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final plans for building modifications, alterations, additions, and repairs to adapt the former Intelsat Building, located at 3400 International Drive, NW, for use by the Whittle School and Studios, as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-d

Location

3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
National Zoological Park
Description
Visitor control and security improvements, Phase I: supplemental perimeter fencing
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed revisions to the final proposal submitted by the Smithsonian Institution for supplemental perimeter fencing at the National Zoological Park at 3001 Connecticut Avenue, as shown in materials dated 1 February 2019. These revisions address the current conditions without the previously planned structured parking facility project, which has been discontinued. Revisions conform to the Commission's recommendations during the previous review. Any new signs or wayfinding graphics or signage should be submitted in a separate submission for review.

CFA 21/FEB/19-e

Location

50 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Veterans Affairs Washington DC Medical Center
Description
Building additions to the main hospital for Emergency Center expansion
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to a proposed building addition and a new drop-off canopy and covered walkway to the main hospital building to expand the existing emergency department at the Veterans Affairs Washington DC Medical Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 January 2019. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-f

Location

Department of Homeland Security, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
St. Elizabeths West Campus
Description
Installation of two interim fences around the Hollies and the Creamery
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final plans for the installation of two interim board fences around the Hollies (Buildings 28, 29, and 30) and the Creamery (Buildings 44, 45, and 46) on the St. Elizabeths West Campus, located at 2700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2019. The board fences will remedy unsafe conditions and secure and protect the buildings during the ongoing construction of new DHS facilities on the campus. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-g

Location

810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Veterans Administration Building (Department of Veterans Affairs)
Description
Wall mural in McPherson Square Metro Station entrance
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for a proposed installation of a wall mural in the McPherson Square Metro Station entrance in the Veterans Administration Building (Department of Veterans Affairs), as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2019. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-h

Location

1900 E Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Theodore Roosevelt Building (Office of Personnel Management)
Description
Wireless telecommunication antennas
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed installation of rooftop wireless telecommunications antennas for two wireless providers (Verizon and Sprint) on the Theodore Roosevelt Building (Office of Personnel Management), as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019, provided all unused or obsolete telecommunication equipment is removed. Recommend AGAINST placing antennas in stealth enclosures, which are visually more intrusive than the unscreened antennas on this building. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-i

Location

200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Hubert Humphrey Building (Department of Health and Human Services)
Description
Wireless telecommunication antennas
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed installation of rooftop wireless telecommunications antennas on the Hubert Humphrey Building (Department of Health and Human Services), as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019, provided all unused or obsolete telecommunication equipment is removed. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-j

Location

811 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Lafayette Building (Export-Import Bank)
Description
Wireless telecommunication antennas
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed installation of rooftop wireless telecommunications antennas on the Lafayette Building (Export-Import Bank), as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019, provided all unused or obsolete telecommunication equipment is removed. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-k

Location

1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Forrestal Building (U.S. Department of Energy)
Description
Wireless telecommunication antennas
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed installation of rooftop wireless telecommunications antennas on the Forrestal Building (U.S. Department of Energy), as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019, provided all unused or obsolete telecommunication equipment is removed. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-l

Location

1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Herbert C. Hoover Building (U.S. Department of Commerce)
Description
Wireless telecommunication antennas
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed installation of rooftop wireless telecommunications antennas on the Herbert C. Hoover Building (U.S. Department of Commerce), as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019, provided all unused or obsolete telecommunication equipment is removed. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-m

Location

451 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Robert C. Weaver Building (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development)
Description
Wireless telecommunication antennas
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed installation of rooftop wireless telecommunications antennas on the Robert C. Weaver Building (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development), as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019, provided all unused or obsolete telecommunication equipment is removed. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-n

Location

200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Frances Perkins Building (U.S. Department of Labor)
Description
Wireless telecommunication antennas
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed installation of rooftop wireless telecommunications antennas on the Frances Perkins Building (U.S. Department of Labor), as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019, provided all unused or obsolete telecommunication equipment is removed. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-o

Location

McMillan Water Treatment Plant, McMillan Reservoir, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
McMillan Reservoir, adjacent to the Filter Building
Description
New backwash equalization basin and pumping station
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the concept design for a new backwash equalization basin and pumping station at the McMillan Water Treatment Plant, McMillan Reservoir, NW, as shown in materials received and dated 4 February 2019. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-p

Location

Pennsylvania and Minnesota Avenues, SE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Intersection of Pennsylvania and Minnesota Aves., SE, from 27th St. to Fairlawn Ave.
Description
Roadway intersection improvements and two new public parks
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final plans for improvements to the intersection of Pennsylvania and Minnesota Avenues, SE, from 27th Street to Fairlawn Avenue, and two new public parks on Lots 823, 824, 814, and 815 (formerly NPS Reservation 487), as shown in materials received and dated 20 December 2018. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-q

Location

5900 33rd Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Lafayette Recreation Center
Description
New recreation center building
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed concept design for a one-story 3,300 square-feet replacement building for the Lafayette Recreation Center, located at 5900 33rd Street, NW, as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-r

Location

1800 Perry Street, NE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Perry Street Prep Public Charter School (formerly Taft Jr. High School)
Description
Replacement doors and signs
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for the replacement of the three front doors and new building identification signs for the Perry Street Prep School (formerly Taft Jr. High School), as shown in materials received and dated 7 February 2019. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-s

Location

Eight locations in the Downtown BID
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Nine historic call boxes
Description
Public art installations in nine historic call boxes
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final designs for the refurbishment of nine historic call boxes in the Downtown BID boundaries and for the installation of a public artwork in each of the refurbished boxes, as shown in materials received and dated 30 January 2019. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-t

Location

1264 Morse Street, NE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Joseph H. Cole Park
Description
Art installations on the existing light fixtures
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final designs for the installation of "Flowers for Mr. Cole," a sculptural group of components to embellish the tops of the existing 18 lighting standards within Joseph H. Cole Park, as shown in materials received and dated 30 January 2019. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-u

Location

Sidewalk planter boxes
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Two sites on the 400 and 300 blocks of K Street, NW
Description
Temporary public art installations
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final designs for the installation of two temporary public artworks in public space along the 400 and 300 blocks of K Street, NW in the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District boundaries. The two artworks, titled "BRIDGES (Not Walls)," will be in place for two years, from approximately May 2019 until July 2021. One installation will be located mid-block between 400 and 440 K Street, NW, and the other will be located on the southwestern corner of the 300 block of K Street, NW, within the sidewalk planter boxes, as shown in materials received and dated 30 January 2019. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-v

Location

16th and W Streets, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Meridian Hill Park
Description
Park restoration and new access ramp to lower plaza
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 12 February 2019. Final design conforms to previously approved concept submission. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/FEB/19-w

Location

New York Avenue at North Capitol and N Streets, NE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Reservation 183
Description
Public art installation of "The Chicken and the Egg"
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 12 February 2019. Final design conforms to previously approved concept submission and the Commission's recommendations. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.