Consent Calendar: CFA Meeting — 21 July 2011

CFA 21/JUL/11-a

Location

The Ellipse - Constitution Avenue, E, 15th and 17th Streets, NW
United States

Owner
National Park Service - President's Park
Property
President's Park
Description
Temporary White House Visitor Center
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed placement of a modular building to the north of the existing Ellipse Visitor Pavilion, as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011, to serve as the temporary visitor center during the rehabilitation of the White House Visitor Center (WHVC) located within the Department of Commerce building. The modular building will be removed and the site restored as soon as the rehabilitation of the WHVC is completed in the first quarter of 2013.

CFA 21/JUL/11-b

Location

Federal Triangle - Pennsylvania Avenue, 15th Street, and Constitution Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
U.S. General Services Administration
Description
National Capital Region First Impressions Sign Program
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final plans including specific individual locations for each building identification sign as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011. Project conforms to previously approved concept design and to the recommendations of the Commission. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

CFA 21/JUL/11-c

Location

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Nettuno, Italy

Owner
American Battle Monuments Commission
Property
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Description
New visitor center and plaza modifications
Review Type
Revised concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the revised concept design for the new visitor center and the reconfiguring of the main entrance plaza as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011. Revised design responds to the previous recommendations of the Commission.

CFA 21/JUL/11-d

Location

500 Indiana Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
District of Columbia Courts - Judiciary Square court complex
Property
Judiciary Square court complex
Description
Master Plan Amendment #2
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed master plan amendment (#2), as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011. The amendment #2 modifies the previously reviewed master plan (CFA 21/FEB/08-1) and conforms with the previously reviewed concept plan for the proposed addition to the H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse (CFA 21/APR/11-3).

CFA 21/JUL/11-e

Location

Sheridan Building (Bldg #17) - 3700 N. Capitol St. NW
United States

Owner
Department of Defense - Armed Forces Retirement Home
Property
Armed Forces Retirement Home
Description
Elevator addition and window alterations
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the final design for alterations and additions to the Sheridan Building (Bldg #17), including the addition of a new elevator tower and the enlargement of of four existing window openings, as shown in materials received and dated 1 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-f

Location

1709 New York Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Property
Office building
Description
Perimeter security and landscape modifications
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the concept and final design for the proposed building perimeter security barriers and landscape modifications, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-g

Location

Harry S Truman Building - 2201 C Street, NW
United States

Owner
U.S. General Services Administration - Department of State
Property
U.S. Department of State
Description
Rooftop distributed cellular antenna system
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed building modifications to install a rooftop distributed cellular antenna system, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-h

Location

Theodore Roosevelt Federal Building - 1900 E Street, NW
United States

Owner
U.S. General Services Administration - Office of Personnel Manangement
Property
Office of Personnel Manangement
Description
Rooftop photovoltaic system
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed installation of a rooftop photovoltaic system, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-i

Location

Federal Office Building 10B - 600 Independence Avenue, SW
United States

Owner
U.S. General Services Administration - Wilber Wright Building
Property
Wilber Wright Building
Description
Solar domestic hot water system
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed building modifications to install a rooftop solar domestic hot water system, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-j

Location

Federal Office Building 10A - 800 Independence Avenue, SW
United States

Owner
U.S. General Services Administration - Orville Wright Building
Property
Orville Wright Building
Description
Solar domestic hot water system
Review Type
Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed building modifications to install a rooftop solar domestic hot water system, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-k

Location

12th and C Streets, SW
United States

Owner
U.S. General Services Administration - Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant
Property
Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant
Description
Temporary boilers and exhaust stacks
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed building modifications to the Central Heating and Refrigeration Plant and site locations for the installation of six temporary emergency boilers with exhaust stacks, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011, provided that all building modifications are reversible and restored after the temporary exhaust stacks and boilers are removed. This installation will be in place for no more than five years.

CFA 21/JUL/11-l

Location

600 5th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - WMATA headquarters building
Property
WMATA headquarters building
Description
Replacement areaway cover
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the concept design for a replacement cover for the areaway at the front of the WMATA headquarters building, as shown in materials received and dated 1 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-m

Location

Parking Lot #3 - East Capitol and 22nd Streets, NE
United States

Owner
D.C. Office of Planning - RFK Stadium
Property
RFK Stadium
Description
New skatepark
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the final design of a new skateboard park to be located on the existing parking lot northwest of the intersection of East Capitol and 22nd Streets, as shown in materials received and dated 23 June 2011. Project conforms to previously approved concept design.

CFA 21/JUL/11-n

Location

1st Street and Florida Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization - Florida Avenue Park and Playground
Property
Florida Avenue Park and Playground
Description
Park and playground rehabilitation
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed final design for the park and playground rehabilitation, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-o

Location

Bertie Backus campus - 5171 South Dakota Avenue, NE
United States

Owner
University of the District of Columbia - Community College of D.C.
Property
Community College of D.C.
Description
Window replacement, accessibility modifications, and site work
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed plans for the partial renovation (Phase 2) of the former Bertie Backus Junior High School for the Community College of the District of Columbia, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011 and in final plans received and dated 20 July 2011. The Commission recommends Option 1 for the location of the monument sign. Project conforms to details of previously approved submission for Phase 1 of the building renovation. Final approval is conditional on the submission of the construction documents. Refer to the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board.

CFA 21/JUL/11-p

Location

(former Margaret Murray Washington School) - 27 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development - House of Lebanon
Property
House of Lebanon
Description
Building alterations for senior living facility
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed concept design for building and site alterations and modifications to convert the existing Margaret Murray Washington School building to a senior living facility, as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-q

Location

100 Peabody Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Real Estate Services - Rabaut Junior High School
Property
Rabaut Junior High School
Description
Replacement windows and building alterations
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed replacement windows and doors for the Rabaut Junior High School, as shown in materials received and dated 7 July 2011. - Final approval is conditional on the submission of the construction documents.

CFA 21/JUL/11-r

Location

601 Mississippi Avenue, SE
United States

Owner
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization - Hart Middle School
Property
Hart Middle School
Description
Building renovation and accessibility ramp
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the concept and final design for the renovation of the Hart Middle School, including the addition of an accessibility ramp, as shown in materials received and dated 20 June 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-s

Location

2501 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE
United States

Owner
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization - Birney School
Property
Birney School
Description
Replacement windows and doors, and rooftop mechanical equipment
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed replacement windows and doors, and rooftop mechanical equipment for the Birney School, as shown in materials received and dated 28 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-t

Location

1565 Morris Road, SE
United States

Owner
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization - Moten Elementary School
Property
Moten Elementary School
Description
Building modernization and alterations
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed concept design for the modernization of and alterations to the Moten Elementary School as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011. Final approval is conditional on the submission of the construction documents.

CFA 21/JUL/11-v

Location

former Harrison School
2120 13th Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization - Meridian Public Charter School
Property
Meridian Public Charter School, former Harrison School
Description
Building addition and renovation
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the concept design for the proposed alterations and additions to the existing historic Harrison School building for the Meridian Public Charter School, as shown in materials received and dated 6 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-w

Location

100 Joliet Street, SW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation - Bald Eagle Recreation Center
Property
Bald Eagle Recreation Center
Description
Building renovation and addition
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the concept and final design for the proposed building renovation and addition to the Bald Eagle Recreation Center, as shown in materials received and dated 12 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-x

Location

5000 Overlook Ave., SW
United States

Owner
D.C. Water - Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant
Property
Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant
Description
Vehicular canopy for security screening station
Review Type
Concept / Final
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed final plans for the addition of a canopy above the vehicular screening station on North Perimeter Road at the Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant, as shown in materials received and dated 12 July 2011.

CFA 21/JUL/11-y

Location

Independence Avenue, SW at the northwestern rim of the Tidal Basin
United States

Owner
National Park Service - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Property
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Description
New memorial
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to proposed scheme for lighting as demonstrated for inspection on July 19, 2011; suggest adjustments for final installation: 1) reduce brightness of lighting on torso of statue in relation to head; 2) mask sideways spill of side lighting illuminating the inner walls of Mountain of Despair which is distracting as seen from interior of memorial; and 3) dim substantially or eliminate the accent lights under the side walls of the entry court and beneath trees in planters to avoid visual competition with central memorial elements. No objection to proposed 6-inch by 6-inch Mt. Airy granite paver or standard cast-in-place concrete crosswalk.

CFA 21/JUL/11-z

Location

Chaplains' Hill - Corner of McClellan and Grant Drives
United States

Owner
U.S. Department of Defense - Arlington National Cemetery
Property
Arlington National Cemetery
Description
Jewish Chaplains Memorial Monument
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 7 July 2011. Final design conforms to with the previous recommendations of the Commission.

CFA 21/JUL/11-za

Location

National Zoological Park
3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
Smithsonian Institution - National Zoological Park
Property
National Zoological Park
Description
Asia Trail II and Elephant Trails
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 29 June 2011. Final plans conform to previously approved design.

CFA 21/JUL/11-zb

Location

Clark Elementary School
4501 Kansas Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Department of Real Estate Services - E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
Property
E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, former Clark Elementary School
Description
Building addition
Review Type
Final
Previous Review
Recommendation

Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 17 June 2011. Final plans conform to previously approved concept design.