Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 16 July 2015

OG 15-032

HPA number
HPA 15-045
Location

3324 Dent Place, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
New construction
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Concept application for new construction has been inactive for an extended period of time.

OG 15-121

HPA number
HPA 15-224
Location

3301 N Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition, alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that exterior lighting, cameras, and paving was installed without review or permit. No objection to align levels at sunroom to north with full-height double-glazed windows at first floor per supplemental drawings received 16 June 2015, PROVIDED all sashes have true divided lights and all conduits, motion sensors, lights, and cameras are below the top of the garden wall and that all lights and wiring is removed from the front porch columns. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions, architectural details and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-135

HPA number
HPA 15-240
Location

1212 28th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Two-story plus basement rear addition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed two-story-plus- basement rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received 16 June 2015 which indicate replacement windows at front, PROVIDED further development of rear fenestration including lowering sills and casement windows rather than sliders. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions, architectural details and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-139

HPA number
HPA 15-250
Location

1576 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Signs - Georgetown Shell - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that various signs were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing sign on building reading "Georgetown Shell", for new gas pump panels, and for proposed 4 feet x 7 feet monument sign as shown in supplemental drawings received 15 June 2015, PROVIDED brackets on lamppost are removed. Applicant confirmed removal of signs at service bays, building, and lamppost which were not approved. 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 15-171

HPA number
HPA 15-330
Location

1618 34th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows and door at rear
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for replacement door and 1/1 windows at rear elevation as proposed, which would not match the existing window configuration.  File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings for 2/2 all-wood replacement windows with 1 ¾ inch true divided lite wood muntins to match existing.  Recommend half-screens--if desired-- and retention and repair of existing brick mould.  Aluminum-clad windows are not appropriate and were not approved.

OG 15-180

HPA number
HPA 15-339
Location

3112 O Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Christ Church Rectory
Description
Demolition, rear addition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed one-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawing presented 2 July 2015 which indicates, a ridged hipped roof and 4/4 windows, PROVIDED French doors incorporate matching lights. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensions, architectural details and cut-sheets, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-184

HPA number
HPA 15-343
Location

3295 M Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations, sign - Club Monaco
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to proposed storefront alterations, new 2/2 wood windows, zinc shingles on existing pent roof, and pin-mounted back-lit sign with 6-inch tall letters reading "CLUB MONACO" per supplemental drawings received __ July 2015.

OG 15-185

HPA number
HPA 15-344
Location

2807 Q Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Front porch repair
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Permit application for porch repair was superseded by permit application OG 15-241.

OG 15-186

HPA number
HPA 15-345
Location

3222 M Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Exterior duct and roof vent
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action.  Concept application for exterior duct and roof exhaust was withdrawn at the written request by the applicant.

OG 15-188

HPA number
HPA 15-347
Location

3300 O Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Demolition, addition, alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including demolition of one-story brick garage and metal stair, addition of two-story open porch, swimming pool, terraces, fences and landscaping as shown in supplemental drawings received 16 June 2015 which indicate stair internal to the porch and wood gates at driveway as per option on sheet L-4 with the half-masonry half-iron work design of the garden wall at carriage house. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including architectural details, dimensions and landscape plan with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-196

HPA number
HPA 15-320
Location

1617 29th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Site work, paving, fences, landscaping
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed site work, including brick pavers on public sidewalk, two new street tree beds, iron fences and gates on side yard and along east property line, and new spa and associated paving as shown in supplemental drawings received 16 June 2015 which indicate measures to protect root zone of large Ginkgo tree. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including dimensions, details and landscape plan with permit and public space permit applications for review by the Commission.

OG 15-197

HPA number
HPA 15-371
Location

3206 N Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Addition, alterations, stair, signs, vents, lights
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for storefront and stair alterations per supplemental drawings received 12 June and 6 July 2015, which indicate two metal mechanical screens no taller than ridge and building flood lights have been replaced by foot lighting. Note signage and awnings were removed from this permit 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 15-221

HPA number
HPA 15-420
Location

1035 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations - Existing alterations without review; handicapped lift
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Submitted material is not sufficient for review. The Commission regrets that the windows have been removed and masonry work completed prior to review or permit. File new submission at DCRA with construction drawings for all completed alterations and for the proposed handicapped lift, including site plan, floor plans, detailed and dimensioned drawings, architectural details, and cut-sheets for the replacement window, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-222

HPA number
HPA 15-404
Location

1518 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement fence
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement wood vertical board fence at side yard and rear yard as shown in supplemental drawings received 1 July 2015 which indicate fence and gate to be painted or stained with an opaque stain. Installation of new metal fences on brick planters at front yard was not approved and was deleted from this permit application. Refer the repointing of the brick wall at the rear yard to the DC Historic Preservation Office. 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 15-223

HPA number
HPA 15-426
Location

2800 R Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Submitted material is not sufficient for review. The Commission regrets that the first and second floor windows have been replaced with aluminum-clad insulated windows, which are not appropriate to the historic district, and that a mechanical unit has been located on public space, prior to review or permit. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for all existing and proposed replacement windows, and for the relocation of the mechanical equipment onto private property in a location where it would not be visible from a public thoroughfare, with permit application for review by the Commission. See Submission Requirements for Replacement Window Proposals at www.cfa.gov.

OG 15-225

HPA number
HPA 15-433
Location

1351 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Alterations to canopy, replacement doors
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement doors and windows with chrome finish at storefront and for alterations to the canopy for a glass roof and new lighting as shown in supplemental drawings received 17 June 2015, PROVIDED original aluminum fascia is retained and repaired. 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 15-226

HPA number
HPA 15-434
Location

3203 R Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for fenestration alterations at north elevation and new opening in one-story projecting bay with wood single-glazed custom window and per supplemental drawings received 7 July 2015, which indicate all head, sills, sash and lights in triple window match existing details and light configuration on sides of bay. 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 15-227

HPA number
HPA 15-435
Location

3009 M Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for pin-mounted back-lit brass sign with 9-inch letters reading "free people." 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 15-228

HPA number
HPA 15-436
Location

1071 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Illuminated projecting box sign - Curio
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for illuminated projecting box sign as proposed. Request further study with mock-ups for illumination. Coordinate site visit with staff.

OG 15-229

HPA number
HPA 15-437
Location

3227 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement slate roof
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit to remove existing slate on mansard roof and install new Del Carmen slate, PROVIDED size, coursing, and gaps replicate existing. 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 15-231

HPA number
HPA 15-441
Location

3033 Dent Place, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement windows. Original windows are a character defining feature of the historic building and should be repaired rather than replaced.

OG 15-232

HPA number
HPA 15-442
Location

2929 M Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Reconstruction of parking lot - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that work on the parking lot was initiated prior to review or permit. No objection to the issuance of permit for proposed reconstruction of the parking lot as shown in supplemental drawings received 22 June 2015. Appearance of asphalt parking lot would match pre-existing condition. File new submission of development study for the lot 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 15-233

HPA number
HPA 15-443
Location

1534 28th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of metal handrail and replacement planters as shown in supplemental drawings received 17 June 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 15-234

HPA number
HPA 15-444
Location

3276 M Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Trash enclosure
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action.  Concept application for wood trash enclosure was withdrawn at the written request by the applicant.

OG 15-235

HPA number
HPA 15-445
Location

3044 N Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Stair-railings at roof terrace at garage - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that alterations to garage for roof terrace were completed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing and proposed metal railings and stairs, which are not compatible with the character of the historic district and inappropriate for this garage roof. Remove completed alterations and recommend restoration of garage roof to historic condition, including removal of brick pavers and planters. Corrective work to be completed no later than 31 October 2015.

OG 15-236

HPA number
HPA 15-446
Location

3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Description
Rooftop HVAC at Bles Building
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 16 June 2015 indicate that proposed rooftop mechanical unit on lower roof of the Bles Building would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board. File permit drawings and application at DCRA for review by the Commission to confirm work would not be visible from public thoroughfare.

OG 15-237

HPA number
HPA 15-447
Location

2722 Olive Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

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

The Commission regrets that the wood windows were replaced with vinyl windows, which are not appropriate to the historic district, prior to review or permit.  No objection to issuance of permit for new replacement Kolbe Heritage single-hung 6/6 and 4/4 single-glazed wood windows with 7/8 inch true divided lite muntins and half-screens as shown in Option B of supplemental drawings received 19 June 2015 which indicate a factory applied wider blindstop with typical ½-inch reveal, PROVIDED a flat wood jamb filler is used below the upper sash and a wood parting bead is added to the jamb.  Recommend shutters, which are not appropriate, are removed as part of  scope of work in this application.  Corrective work to be completed no later than 31 January 2016.  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 15-241

HPA number
HPA 15-451
Location

2807 Q Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Front porch repair, replacement windows
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit to repair existing porch matching all dimensions and details per supplemental drawings received __ July 2015, which indicate flat-seam metal roof, round wood columns, 6/6 single-glazed wood windows to fit existing masonry openings and site work at rear. 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 15-243

HPA number
HPA 15-453
Location

1627 35th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Retaining wall - Existing alteration without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Submitted material is not sufficient for review. The Commission regrets that the alterations to the retaining wall were completed prior to review or permit. File new submission at DCRA with construction drawings, including site plan, detailed and dimensioned drawings and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-244

HPA number
HPA 15-454
Location

3111 N Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement fence
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 6-feet tall wood vertical board replacement fence relocated to west property line as shown in drawings received 12 June 2015. Recommend making the fence at northern end of rear yard double-sided to match design of approved fence and to hide the structural members from public view. Fence to have opaque stain or paint. 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 15-245

HPA number
HPA 15-455
Location

1405 34th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, replacement windows, cameras
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that basement windows were removed without review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for new basement windows, trash enclosure, and 9 security cameras per supplemental drawings received 8 July 2015, which indicate camera at southwest corner of the residence has been deleted from the 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 15-246

HPA number
HPA 15-456
Location

3150 M Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for new storefronts, corner canopy, double-hung windows, roof deck, skylight, and new mechanical units supported by steel structure within ell per drawings received 18 June 2015.

OG 15-249

HPA number
HPA 15-459
Location

3000 R Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement driveway
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of concrete driveway with brick pavers on permeable base as shown in supplemental information received 18 June 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 15-252

HPA number
HPA 15-462
Location

1513 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

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

No objection to the issuance of permit for proposed rooftop and rear additions as shown in supplemental drawings received 6 July 2015 which indicate a pergola at side yard, lower trellis with concealed lighting, slanted glass canopy over the side entrance, only one light fixture at rear door and meters located in cellar. No signs were included in the scope of work on this permit application. File new submission at DCRA of drawings, including dimensions and details with permit application for any sign and awning 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 15-253

HPA number
HPA 15-464
Location

3700 O Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Georgetown University
Description
Antennae for T-Mobile at Leavey Center
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of telecommunication antennas for T-Mobile mounted to the penthouse of the east building at the Leavey Center. Antennas to be painted to match the color of the brick wall. 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 15-255

HPA number
HPA 15-466
Location

3018 P Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
One-story rear addition to replace open porch, alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design which calls for demolition of one-story rear porch and new two-story addition per drawings received 18 June 2015, PROVIDED second story east wall incorporates windows and only one new window opening is added in masonry near entrance. File new submission at DCRA with construction drawings, including detailed and dimensioned drawings, architectural details, and cut-sheets with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-257

HPA number
HPA 15-468
Location

1655 34th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Fence
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for relocation of wood fence to the north property line and proposed alterations as shown in supplemental drawings received 18 June 2015 which indicate stepping down according to grade. Fence to be painted or stained with an opaque stain to match color of new fence at alley. 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 15-258

HPA number
HPA 15-469
Location

3614 Prospect Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, deck
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to replace rear terrace with new decking and new deck at first floor as shown in supplemental drawings received 18 June 2015 which indicate no light fixture at second floor door, PROVIDED that cedar horizontal boards fences are double-sided and the fixtures are down-lights only. Wood to be stained with an opaque stain. 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 15-259

HPA number
HPA 15-470
Location

3107 Dumbarton Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Raise roof, rear addition, door and window alterations; replacement windows, EIFS - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets the numerous exterior alterations and addition executed without a permit. The Commission recommends AGAINST the proposed alterations and addition per drawings received 12 June 2015 which are not consistent with 21 May 2015 recommendation OG 15-154, nor compatible with the character of this 1898 free-standing residence. For further review of this project, the Commission requires professional quality drawings documenting original, current, and proposed conditions.

OG 15-262

HPA number
HPA 15-473
Location

1687 32nd Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for closing window openings on south elevation and changing the sashes on east elevation to multi-light casements, PROVIDED double-hung windows in masonry ell are maintained. File new submission at DCRA of drawings, including dimensions and details with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-263

HPA number
HPA 15-474
Location

3021 P Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Demolition, rear addition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design which calls for demolition of one-story addition and new one-story addition with gable roof per drawings received 18 June 2015. File new submission at DCRA with construction drawings, including detailed and dimensioned drawings, architectural details, and cut-sheets with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 15-264

HPA number
HPA 15-475
Location

1039 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations, blade sign - Chez Billy Sud - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

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

OG 15-265

HPA number
HPA 15-477
Location

3121 O Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement and alterations to rear yard for permeable terraces
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 16 June 2015 indicate that proposed site work to replace terraces with permeable terraces and new landscaping would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.