Consent Calendar: CFA Meeting — 19 September 2013

CFA 19/SEP/13-a

Location

17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
Smithsonian Institution - Renwick Gallery
Property
Renwick Gallery
Description
Building renovation, replacement windows, new rooftop equipment
Review Type
Concept/Final
Recommendation
No objection to the proposed final design for the rehabilitation and renovation of the Renwick Gallery, which includes replacement windows, and new rooftop equipment, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-b

Location

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
National Archives and Records Adminitsration - National Archives Main Building
Property
National Archives Building
Description
Additional wall-mounted exhibition sign panel
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the installation of one additional wall-mounted exhibition sign panel to match the existing panels on the southwest entrance ramp, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. The designs conforms to the previously approved sign installation reviewed in July 2009.

CFA 19/SEP/13-c

Location

Arlington National Cemetery - Ord and Weitzel Gate
United States

Owner
U.S. Department of the Army - Arlington National Cemetery
Property
Arlington National Cemetery
Description
Temporary sliding gate
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the temporary installation of a sliding gate at the Ord and Weitzel Gate to facilitate the access of vehicular traffic associated with the construction of the Millennium Project at Arlington National Cemetery, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013, provided the sliding gate is removed and the site restored when construction on the Millennium Project is completed.

CFA 19/SEP/13-d

Location

U.S. Forest Service
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
United States

Owner
U.S. General Services Administration - Sidney Yates Building
Property
Sidney Yates Building, U.S. Forest Service
Description
Additions and alterations for USDA Child Development Center
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for building alterations and additions for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child Development Center, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. Proposed work includes the addition of a new entryway, a new access ramp and fencing, and a conversion of an existing window into a doorway.

CFA 19/SEP/13-e

Location

2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE - four locations
United States

Owner
U.S. General Services Administration - St. Elizabeths West Campus
Property
St. Elizabeths Hospital, West Campus
Description
Installation of commercial communication antennas, Phase I
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final designs for the temporary installation of various commercial communication antennas on the St. Elizabeths West Campus for the Department of Homeland Security, as shown in materials received and dated 4 September 2013. Project conforms with previously approved antenna system. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 19/SEP/13-f

Location

Virginia Secure Access Lane (SAL)
Arlington, VA
United States

Owner
Department of Defense - Pentagon Arlington
Property
Pentagon
Description
Remote Screening Facility
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the revised final design for the proposed Secure Access Lane Remote Screening Facility adjacent to the 9/11 Memorial on the Pentagon Reservation, as shown in materials received and dated 3 September 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-g

Location

Herb Garden - New York Avenue and Bladensburg Road, NE
United States

Owner
Department of Agriculture - U.S. National Arboretum
Property
U.S. National Arboretum
Description
Garden renovation, improvements, and additions
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for the renovation of the Herb Garden at the U.S. National Arboretum, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. The work will include the removing and replacing wood components on existing benches; removing and replacing brick pavers; modifying the irrigation system; removing the existing shed and replacing with new; removing and replacing trellis, fencing, and gates; enlarging the enclosed fenced work yard; and removing the existing gravel access road and replacing with a new porous paving access road from Meadow Road.

CFA 19/SEP/13-h

Location

Flowering Tree Walk - New York Avenue and Bladensburg Road, NE
United States

Owner
Department of Agriculture - U.S. National Arboretum
Property
U.S. National Arboretum
Description
Extension of Flowering Tree Walk, Phase II
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for the Phase II extension of the Flowering Tree Walk to complete the loop around the main meadow at the U.S. National Arboretum, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. Details and materials conform to previously approved and installed Phase I of the walk.

CFA 19/SEP/13-i

Location

Fort McNair - Corner of B and Canal Streets, SW
United States

Owner
U.S. Department of the Army - Building 18
Property
Building 18
Description
Vehicle storage building and operations facility for the U.S. Army Transportation Agency
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for a new vehicular storage building and operations facility for the U.S. Army Transportation Agency to be located in Fort McNair at the corner of B and Canal Streets, SW, as shown in materials received and dated 6 September 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-j

Location

Bicycle lanes in the median of the Avenue from 15th Street to 3rd Street, NW Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Transportation
Description
Pilot project for the installation of lane separators
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final plans for a pilot project to test the installation of low profile-'Zebra' style-lane separators along two blocks of the existing bicycle lanes in the median of Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd Street and 15th Street to prevent motor vehicles from entering the bicycle lanes, as shown in materials received and dated 23 August 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-k

Location

500 F Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Fire&Emergency Services - FEMS Engine Company #2 Firehouse
Property
FEMS Engine Company #2 Firehouse
Description
Plaza renovation and installation of public sculpture 'Ashes to Answers'
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final plans for the renovation of the public plaza at the corner of 5th and F Streets and the installation of the sculpture 'Ashes to Answers' by Austin Weishel at FEMS Engine Company #2 Firehouse as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-l

Location

former Bruce Public School
770 Kenyon Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of General Services - Cesar Chavez Public Charter School
Property
Cesar Chavez Public Charter School, former Bruce Public School
Description
New gymnasium addition
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the revised selection of a darker accent brick for the exterior walls of the building hyphens on the north facade of the new gymnasium addition to the Cesar Chavez Public Charter School (the former Bruce Public School), as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013. Submission conforms to previously approved final design.

CFA 19/SEP/13-m

Location

1375 Mt. Olivet Road, NE
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of General Services - Ruth K. Webb Elementary School (KIPP D.C. )
Property
Ruth K. Webb Elementary School (KIPP D.C. )
Description
Building rehabilitation and addition
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for the proposed building renovation and addition to the Ruth K. Webb Elementary School at 1375 Mt. Olivet Road, NE, for the KIPP DC Charter Schools, as shown in materials received and dated 23 August and 4 September 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-n

Location

former John F. Cook Elementary School
44 P Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of General Services - Mundo Verde Public Charter School
Property
Mundo Verde Public Charter School, former John F. Cook Elementary School
Description
Building rehabilitation and addition
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for the proposed building renovation and freestanding addition to the former John F. Cook Elementary School for the Mundo Verde Public Charter School, as shown in materials received and dated 5 September 2013, with the exception of the replacement windows in the historic building. The treatment of the replacement windows should replicate the original mullion patterns or the existing windows should be retained and repaired were needed. Recommend consultation with the Commission staff and the DC Historic Preservation Office before the next submission for the replacement windows.

CFA 19/SEP/13-o

Location

Building 44 - 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
University of the District of Columbia - Van Ness Campus
Property
Van Ness Campus
Description
Install green roof and renovate existing rooftop greenhouse
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final plans for the installation of a vegetative green roof and the renovation of the existing rooftop greenhouse on Building 44, on the Van Ness Campus of the University of the District of Columbia, as shown in materials received and dated 16 August 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-p

Location

1401 7th Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation - Kennedy Recreation Center
Property
Kennedy Recreation Center
Description
Playground renovation
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Kennedy Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-q

Location

1340 Hamilton Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation - Hamilton Recreation Center
Property
Hamilton Recreation Center
Description
Playground renovation
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Hamilton Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-r

Location

1337 Van Buren Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation - Fort Stevens Recreation Center
Property
Fort Stevens Recreation Center
Description
Playground renovation
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Fort Stevens Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-s

Location

4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation - Upshur Recreation Center
Property
Upshur Recreation Center
Description
Playground renovation
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Upshur Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-t

Location

1330 V Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation - Harrison Recreation Center
Property
Harrison Recreation Center
Description
Playground renovation
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Harrison Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-u

Location

2311 14th Street, NE
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation - Brentwood Recreation Center
Property
Brentwood Recreation Center
Description
Playground renovation
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Brentwood Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-v

Location

2500 Georgia Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation - Banneker Community Center
Property
Banneker Community Center
Description
Playground renovation
Review Type
Final
Recommendation
No objection to the final design for the proposed playground renovation at the Banneker Community Center, as shown in materials received and dated 30 August 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-w

Location

5000 Overlook Avenue, SW
United States

Owner
D.C. Water - Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant
Property
Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant
Description
New sidestream wastewater treatment facility
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed concept and final design for a new sidestream wastewater treatment facility at the Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant, as shown in drawings received and dated 10 September 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-x

Location

151 T Street, NE
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of General Services - McKinley Middle School
Property
McKinley Middle School
Description
Building renovation, additions, and alterations-Phase I, revised canopy design
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the revised design for a proposed new canopy at the northwest entrance door, as shown in materials received and dated 10 September 2013.

CFA 19/SEP/13-y

Location

7800 14th Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of General Services - Shepherd Elementary School
Property
Shepherd Elementary School
Description
Building modernization and alterations
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed final design for the first phase of the modernization of and additions to the Shepherd Elementary School building, as shown in materials received and dated 29 July 2013. It is understood that subsequent phases will complete the full project within five years of completion of the first phase of modernization.

CFA 19/SEP/13-z

Location

3401 4th Street, SE at Trenton Street
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of General Services - Ballou Senior High School
Property
Ballou Senior High School
Description
Replacement building
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 5 September 2013. Final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office. ACTION PREVIOUSLY DELEGATED TO STAFF