Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 15 May 2014

OG 14-047

HPA number
HPA 14-071
Location

2709–2713 N Street NW
United States

Owner
Alexander Memorial Baptist Church
Property
Alexander Memorial Baptist Church
Description
Additions, alterations, site work, garage door and curb–cut
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Case has been inactive for an extended period of time.

OG 14-120

HPA number
HPA 14-234
Location

3600 M Street, NW
United States

Owner
Office building
Property
Office building
Description
Exploratory demo of brick wall, alterations to roof terraces for waterproofing
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed exploratory partial demolition of the wall on Prospect Street, NW and for waterproofing work on the roof terraces at the second and third floors only as shown in supplemental drawings dated 6 May 2014. File a new submission at DCRA of findings of exploratory demolition and construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with a permit application for the waterproofing work and alterations to the walls on Prospect Street for review by the Commission. 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.

OG 14-122

HPA number
HPA 14-239
Location

3520 Reservoir Road, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows and door
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Permit application for replacement of first floor windows on front and windows and door at rear was withdrawn at the written request of the applicant.

OG 14-147

HPA number
HPA 14-307
Location

2903 M Street, NW
United States

Owner
Commercial
Property
Commercial
Description
Awnings and sign – Izzy Salon
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for two proposed woven fabric awnings mounted within window openings and for non–illuminated sign composed of pin–mounted letters no taller than 11 inches reading "Izzy Salon" as shown in supplemental drawings dated 17 April 2014. The awning in the door opening, which was not appropriate for this storefront, was deleted from this permit application. 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.

OG 14-148

HPA number
HPA 14-309
Location

1242 Potomac Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement fence
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of stockade fence with a 6 feet high wood vertical board fence as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 April 2014 PROVIDED copper caps are used on posts instead of the vinyl caps. Fence to be painted or stained with an opaque stain.

OG 14-149

HPA number
HPA 14-318
Location

3060 M Street, NW
United States

Owner
Commercial
Property
Commercial
Description
Replacement windows at rear
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of rear windows with Pella Architect Series all–wood windows with ILT simulated divided lite muntins to match lite pattern of existing windows, wood mullions and half–screens as shown in supplemental information dated 21 April 2014 which indicate 4/2 window replaced with 4/4 window to match others. Recommend applicant file a new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings with a permit application for the replacement of the windows on the rear ell with historically appropriate double–hung windows for review by the Commission. The windows on the front facade were not included in the scope of work under this permit. 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.

OG 14-151

HPA number
HPA 14-320
Location

3121 N Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Rooftop solar panels
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 14 April 2014 indicate that proposed solar panels will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 14-153

HPA number
HPA 14-323
Location

1101 30th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Commercial
Property
Commercial
Description
Back–lit sign – Georgetown Workspaces
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed back–lit sign composed of pin–mounted satin nickel letters no taller than 12 inches high reading "Georgetown Workspaces" as shown in supplemental drawings dated 1 May 2014 which indicate that light source and electric conduits will not be visible. 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.

OG 14-155

HPA number
HPA 14-325
Location

1686 34th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations: chimney, porch, replacement windows
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to kitchen wing, including new chimney, expanded porch and replacement of the second floor windows to match the first floor windows as shown in supplemental drawings dated 22 April 2014. Recommend simplification of the brick cap on the chimney. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 14-156

HPA number
HPA 14-326
Location

1351 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
Commercial
Property
Commercial
Description
Sunken courtyard at rear
Review Type
Concept – revised design
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Concept case for proposed sunken courtyard on rear yard was withdrawn by written request of applicant.

OG 14-157

HPA number
HPA 14-327
Location

1622 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
Mixed–use
Property
Mixed-use
Description
2–story in–fill rear addition plus basement, alterations
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story in-fill rear addition plus basement as shown in supplemental drawings dated 12 May 2014 which indicate rear wall of addition is inward from rear wall of historic ell and all rear windows are replaced with Marvin Wood Ultimate Double Hung 2/2 all–wood windows with 1 ¾ inch true–divided–lite muntins and half–screens. Rooftop mechanical equipment to be located where it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. The scope of work does not include any alteration to the front facade. 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.

OG 14-158

HPA number
HPA 14-328
Location

3314 Dent Place, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to rear
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 14 April 2014 indicate that alterations to the rear elevation will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 14-160

HPA number
HPA 14-331
Location

3700 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
Georgetown University – Ryan and Mulledy Halls
Property
Georgetown University – Ryan and Mulledy Halls
Description
Alterations and replacement windows
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to the windows at Ryan and Mulledy Halls to accept new glazing as shown in drawings dated dated 11 April 2014 and supplemental information dated 21 April 2014. File new submission at DCRA of concept designs for additional alterations proposed as part of the restoration of the historic buildings for review by the Commission. 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.

OG 14-161

HPA number
HPA 14-332
Location

3310 N Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to stoop
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit to repair deteriorated stoop with 2" limestone treads with eased edge and metal rails to match existing height and details with new bottom railing per drawings dated 18 April 2014. 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.

OG 14-162

HPA number
HPA 14-333
Location

1236 Potomac Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for window and door alterations at Victorian residence and former carriage house per drawings dated 11 April 2014. 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.

OG 14-163

HPA number
HPA 14-334
Location

1409 30th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to rear, rebuild garden wall
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit to rebuild deteriorated garden wall in–kind with existing brick and insert new wood doors with sidelights at basement rear areaway per drawings dated 15 April 2014. 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.

OG 14-164

HPA number
HPA 14-335
Location

1521 29th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replace metal fence with wood fence, terraces, replace wood fences
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including replacement of wood fences on rear yard and relocation to property lines, brick and stone permeable terraces on sand and gravel base, and replacement of metal fence with a 6 foot high vertical wood board fence and gate. Request report from arborist on the impact of the alterations to the planter on the Magnolia tree and of the relocation of the fence on the Hickory tree. Recommend that applicant locate the new wood fence and gates closer to the front corner of the house to screen the vehicles parked on the driveway from public view. Note that The Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property. File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings for all alterations with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 14-165

HPA number
HPA 14-336
Location

3106 P Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition at second floor
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for new rear stucco addition with copper roof at second floor and re–surfaced roof deck with metal railing above first floor per drawings dated 16 April 2014. 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.

OG 14-166

HPA number
HPA 14-337
Location

3205 R Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to pool house
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to pool house, including metal roof with skylight, French doors and wood piers on south facade, and alterations to mechanical room, as shown in drawings dated 12 May 2014 which indicate French doors without transoms and mechanical equipment in back yard relocated to less prominent location. 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.

OG 14-167

HPA number
HPA 14-338
Location

3106 N Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replace light fixtures
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for the removal of two existing lanterns, installed prior to review and which are too large and not compatible with the Victorian house, and for installation of one electric 15 inch high Short Linear Lantern mounted lower on facade, which is a more historically appropriate treatment, as shown in supplemental drawings dated 1 May 2014 which indicate that masonry damaged by the previous mountings will be removed and patched. 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.

OG 14-168

HPA number
HPA 14-339
Location

1409 31st Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to rear for basement entrance areaway
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 14 April 2014 indicate that proposed basement entrance at rear elevation will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 14-169

HPA number
HPA 14-340
Location

3508 Prospect Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows and French door
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Recommend against issuance of permit for the proposed replacement of windows and French doors on Prospect House, an individually designated landmark structure. All existing windows and French doors must be repaired.

OG 14-171

HPA number
HPA 14-342
Location

3332 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replace wood fence with metal fence, flagpole and plaque – existing
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for a metal picket fence to replace wood picket fence on three sides of front yard as shown in supplemental drawings dated 18 April and 22 April 2014, provided that fence matches height of existing wood picket fences. The Commission regrets that flagpole and plaque were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend that flagpole and plaque, which are not appropriate in front yard of historic house and are not approved, be removed no later than 31 August 2014. File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings for new fences and gates with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 14-173

HPA number
HPA 14-344
Location

3011 P Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Garage
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed one–story garage with hipped roof, cupola and wood overhead door as shown in supplemental drawings dated 29 April 2014. File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for new garage for review by the Commission.

OG 14-174

HPA number
HPA 14-345
Location

3021 Q Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to window openings at rear
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 27 January 2014 in coordination with previous submission indicate that the revised scope of work in this permit application, limited to alterations to first floor openings only, will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Recommend documentation of existing conditions for all windows as indicated in concept plans for OG 14-093. 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.

OG 14-177

HPA number
HPA 14-348
Location

3306 R Street, NW
United States

Description
Dormers
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for two dormers with wood siding and slate roofs to match those located to west per drawings dated 15 April 2014. 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.