Consent Calendar: CFA Meeting — 21 November 2013

CFA 21/NOV/13-a

United States

Owner
U.S. Mint
Description
Designs for one gold medal (with silver and bronze duplicates)
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

Menominee Nation: Obverse #3, due to the sense of movement, the near profile pose, and the clear composition, but recommend that the background foliage be simplified or deleted. Reverse #6, as the simplest and clearest composition of the alternatives.

CFA 21/NOV/13-b

Location

Blair House - 1651 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
U.S. General Services Administration - U.S. Department of State
Property
U.S. Department of State
Description
South facade repair and restoration, and window replacement
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final plans for the restoration and repair of the south facade of the Blair House and for the replacement of the non-historic windows as shown in materials received and dated 7 November 2013. A mockup, on site, of the final color selections will be provided for review by staff.

CFA 21/NOV/13-c

Location

Headquarters
United States

Owner
U.S. Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Property
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Description
Intersection of 2nd and N Streets, NE Public art installation
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed final design for a public art installation that consists of four panels fitted into the storefront window system that faces the adjacent Metro Station on 2nd Street, NE, as shown in materials received and dated 17 October 2013. The four art panels will be made of porcelain-finished metal with graphics that illustrate the history of the local communities. The design conforms to a previously approved submission.

CFA 21/NOV/13-d

Location

Arlington, VA
United States

Owner
U.S. Department of Defense - Pentagon
Property
Pentagon
Description
Rehabilitation of exterior stairs in the center courtyard
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for the rehabilitation of five exterior stairs in the center courtyard of the Pentagon, including the replacement of the handrails and guardrails, as shown in materials received and dated 23 October 2013.

CFA 21/NOV/13-e

Location

430 E Street, NW - 451 Indiana Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Courts - Judiciary Square, Building B (D.C. Court of Appeals)
Property
Judiciary Square, Building B (D.C. Court of Appeals)
Description
Install exterior cornice flashing cap
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for the installation of a sheet metal flashing cap on the exterior cornice, as shown in materials received and dated 6 November 2013.

CFA 21/NOV/13-f

Location

Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant - 5000 Overlook Avenue, SW
United States

Owner
D.C. Water
Description
Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station and Enhanced Clarification Facility
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed concept design for the Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station and Enhanced Clarification Facility on the grounds the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, as shown in materials received and dated 7 November 2013.

CFA 21/NOV/13-g

Location

5000 Overlook Avenue, SW
United States

Owner
D.C. Water - Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
Property
Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
Description
Low Head Pump Station and Transfer Pump Station
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the proposed final plans for a new Low Head Pump Station and a Transfer Pump Station on the grounds of the Blue Plans Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant to support the Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station and Enhanced Clarification Facility (see case number CFA 21/NOV/13-f), as shown in materials received and dated 7 November 2013, provided a final set of construction drawings for the pump stations is submitted when ready.

CFA 21/NOV/13-h

Location

5800 8th Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of General Services - Paul Public Charter School
Property
Paul Public Charter School
Description
Building alterations and additions
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation
No objection to the concept design for the addition of a new gymnasium wing as shown in materials received and dated 7 November 2013. Recommend continued development of the detailing of the projecting windows on the north and west elevations of the gymnasium.

CFA 21/NOV/13-i

Location

2590 P Street NW - 2609 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation - Rose Park
Property
Rose Park
Description
Alteratons, ADA ramp, and site work
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation
No objection to the concept design for proposed renovation of Rose Park at the edge of the Old Georgetown historic district and adjacent to the Rock Creek park system, including re-surfacing courts, ADA ramp, and playground equipment, as shown in materials received and dated 13 November 2013. Recommend using natural materials in the playground. Submit developed landscape plan and details for ADA ramp for review by the Old Georgetown Board.

CFA 21/NOV/13-j

Location

Public alley Residential alley off R Street between 31st and 32nd Streets, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Transportation
Description
Reconstruct alley in the northern portion of Square 1281
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to proposed paving of residential alley off R Street, NW in the Old Georgetown historic district using gray PCC on vehicular alley and red brick pavers on pedestrian alley, as shown in materials received and dated 13 November 2013. Recommend adding tinting to darken concrete.

CFA 21/NOV/13-k

Location

4430 Newark Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of General Services - Horace Mann Elementary School
Property
Horace Mann Elementary School
Description
Building renovation and addition
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 30 September 2013. Final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission.