Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 18 June 2015

OG 15-153

HPA number
HPA 15-275
Location

1513 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Rooftop and rear additions, trellis
Review Type
Revised concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to design development of previously approved concept for rooftop and rear additions and trellis as shown in supplemental drawings received 17 June 2015 PROVIDED that vertical light fixture by side entrance is removed.  File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-162

HPA number
HPA 15-312
Location

2708 P Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement French doors at rear
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Permit application for replacement of French doors and windows at rear was withdrawn at the written request by the applicant.

OG 15-168

HPA number
HPA 15-325
Location

1324 30th Street, NW
United States

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

The Commission regrets that the rooftop mechanical units and the exposed ductwork, which are visible from a public thoroughfare, were installed prior to review. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of solar panels as shown on supplemental drawings received 15 May 2015, PROVIDED that neither the panels nor the installation are visible from a public thoroughfare. Recommend submission at DCRA for a revised placement of the rooftop mechanical equipment and duct work to a location where they won’t be visible from a public thoroughfare, with permit application for review by the Commission. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to the issuance of a permit.

OG 15-169

HPA number
HPA 15-326
Location

1058 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Replacement standing seam metal roof, skylights
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Duplicate permit application was withdrawn at the written request of applicant. (Previous: OG 14-295)

OG 15-179

HPA number
HPA 15-338
Location

3286 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Signs, alterations to parking lot
Review Type
Revised concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed new sign and fence around parking lot as shown in supplemental drawings received 18 May 2015 which indicate a single light fixture for the sign, and fence posts spaced in relation to the parking spaces PROVIDED that balls on posts are deleted or made larger in coordination with a mock-up for review by the Commission. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-194

HPA number
HPA 15-354
Location

3212 Volta Place
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Fence
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Submitted material is not sufficient for review. File new submission at DCRA with accurate site plan and drawings, including dimensions and details for the fence, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-195

HPA number
HPA 15-356
Location

1204 Eton Court, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Signs - Nazemi Bridal
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign at entrance off M Street, NW and next to door at interior court as shown in supplemental drawings received 18 June 2015 which indicate a 12 inch x 6 inch sign reading “Nazemi Bridal”.  Attachments to be made through the mortar joints only.  Design for sign to be reconsidered at the time of any additional sign for a commercial establishment in interior court is proposed.  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 15-198

HPA number
HPA 15-372
Location

3410 Prospect Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to rear, terraces
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for rear addition, fenestration, and terrace alterations as indicated in supplemental drawings received 5 June 2015, which indicate mechanical units will not be visible from a public thoroughfare.

OG 15-199

HPA number
HPA 15-376
Location

1063 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Sign and blade sign - Onward Reserve
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for "Onward Reserve" sign including 4.25 inch acrylic letters per drawings received 21 May 2015, note that blade sign was not approved and deleted from this application. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to the issuance of a permit.

OG 15-200

HPA number
HPA 15-377
Location

3416 N Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Submitted material is not sufficient for review. File new submission at DCRA with construction drawings for proposed alterations, including floor plans, detailed and dimensioned drawings, architectural details, product literature and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-201

HPA number
HPA 15-390
Location

1623 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations to storefront, site work
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront and site work, including the repair of wood features on the bay and at the building cornice, repair of the wood windows, the removal of the concrete stairs, the replacement custom steel stairs, the in-fill of the basement window, the replacement of the entry and basement doors with Simpson full-light wood doors, the removal of the existing light fixture and exposed electric conduit, and the removal of the pavers in front of the bay for a landscaped bed as shown in supplemental drawings received 17 June 2015 which indicate a 17-inch-tall electric light fixture.  The replacement awning and sign were deleted from this permit application.  File new submission at DCRA of dimensioned details for awning and sign with permit application 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 15-202

HPA number
HPA 15-391
Location

1039 31st Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Sign - Chez Billy Sud - Existing sign without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Submitted material is not sufficient for review. The Commission regrets that the blade sign and the replacement windows were installed prior to review or permit. File new submission at DCRA with construction drawings for all completed alterations, including detailed and dimensioned drawings, architectural details, and cut-sheets for the replacement window, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-203

HPA number
HPA 15-392
Location

2722 Olive Street, NW
United States

Property
Residential
Description
Replacement windows - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Submitted material is not sufficient for review. The Commission regrets that vinyl replacement windows, which are not appropriate to this building in particular or to the historic district in general, were installed prior to review or permit. File new submission at DCRA with construction drawings, including detailed and dimensioned drawings, architectural details, product literature and cut-sheets for the appropriate replacement wood windows, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-204

HPA number
HPA 15-394
Location

1537 33rd Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Brick wall repair
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit to repair deteriorating brick garden wall with salvaged brick and profile to match existing per drawings received 15 May 2015. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to the issuance of a permit.

OG 15-205

HPA number
HPA 15-396
Location

1200 Potomac Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Alterations to front yard - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that the replacement fence and alterations to the planting bed along Prospect Street, which are not appropriate at this site, were completed prior to review or permit. File new submission of detailed and dimensioned drawings, including landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-206

HPA number
HPA 15-397
Location

3211 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Sign - Crumbs & Whiskers Cafe
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign comprised of a 25-inch diameter vinyl circle with 2 ½ inches tall lettering reading "Crumbs & Whiskers" applied to the interior of the glass as shown in supplemental drawings received 22 May 2015 PROVIDED that awning is removed at the time of installation of the sign. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to the issuance of a permit.

OG 15-208

HPA number
HPA 15-399
Location

2703 P Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement stoop, site work
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement stoop and site work, including brick stairs, replica of historic metal stairs, reconstruction of brick retaining wall and iron fence and gate as shown in drawings received 15 May 2015. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to the issuance of a permit.

OG 15-209

HPA number
HPA 15-400
Location

2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Rooftop antennas - AT&T
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of telecommunications antennas with screening panels mounted to the two penthouses as shown in drawings received 16 June 2015 which indicate installation on east elevation of penthouse on east building would have panels extend from corner to corner of penthouse and bottom of panels located at height of parapet.  Screening panels to match pattern, dimensions and color of existing bricks and mortar joints as per sample shown at site visit on 29 May 2015.  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 15-210

HPA number
HPA 15-401
Location

1318 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Garden wall
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit on 31 March 2015 indicate that reconstruction of garden wall that collapsed would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 15-211

HPA number
HPA 15-402
Location

1512 33rd Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Sash replacement
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Permit application for replacement windows was withdrawn at the written request of the applicant.

OG 15-212

HPA number
HPA 15-403
Location

1740 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Front and rear alterations
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed tinted concrete steps at front, without bullnose. Recommend new awning to extend above doors only, and wood siding at rear. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-213

HPA number
HPA 15-404
Location

3129 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows, fence on public space
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed site work including new metal fence, stone curb, expansion of planting beds and walkway, all on public space as shown in supplemental drawings received 16 June 2015 which indicate that concrete curb is tinted to match color of historic curbs.  Recommend repair of existing 6/6 single glazed windows and the use of appropriate storm windows.  Replacement of windows on street façade with insulated windows with simulated divided lite muntins was not approved.  File new submission of construction drawings, including dimensions, details, and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-214

HPA number
HPA 15-405
Location

1405 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, window replacements, cameras
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that basement windows were removed without review or permit. No objection to concept design for new basement windows, trash enclosure, and security cameras per drawings received 21 May 2015, PROVIDED no cameras are located on front of historic block and overall number is reduced. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-215

HPA number
HPA 15-466
Location

3210 Grace Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Fenestration alterations, new chimneys
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for fenestration alterations, two new brick chimneys, and sign bracket to not extend past adjacent façade per supplemental drawings received 21 May and 1 June 2015. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-216

HPA number
HPA 15-407
Location

3000 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Partial demolition, addition, alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit to demolish two-story M Street wing and erect new two-story addition with six large glazed bays and two entrance canopies, and alter seven-story structure of non-contributing building per drawings received 15 May 2015. Erect on-site material sample panels for review by the Old Georgetown Board prior to ordering materials. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to the issuance of a permit.

OG 15-217

HPA number
HPA 15-408
Location

3225 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations, sign - Warby Parker
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including a sign comprised of 8-inches-tall non-illuminated letters reading “Warby Parker” mounted to sign panel, and a decal on entry door as shown in supplemental drawings received 22 May and 12 June 2015 which indicate that existing entry door and transom would be repaired and repainted.  Light fixtures and blade sign, which were not appropriate, were 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 15-218

HPA number
HPA 15-409
Location

3252 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Two-story rear addition
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received 8 June 2015 which indicate standing seam copper roof, Artisan Hardi siding, Loewen double hung and casement all-wood windows with ¾ inch wide SDL wood muntins and wood panel door with glass panel with muntins matching those on the new windows. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval prior to the issuance of a permit.

OG 15-219

HPA number
HPA 15-410
Location

3317 P Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Basement addition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 May 2015 indicate that basement addition would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 15-220

HPA number
HPA 15-411
Location

1661 35th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Two-story + basement rear addition, in-fill areaway, one-story side addition
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story plus basement rear addition, in-fill of areaway, one-story side addition and alterations, including replacement front door, metal fence and gate at parking pad, as shown in drawings received  15 May 2015 and in supplemental drawings received 18 June 2015 which indicate hand-pressed standing seam metal roof with traditional detailing, single-glazed wood windows with 7/8 inch true-divided-lite muntins, and vents to the roof.  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.