Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 21 January 2016

OG 14-352

HPA number
HPA 14-685
Location

3240 P Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Two-story rear addition plus basement
Review Type
Revised permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for rear addition with hyphen with wood siding, wood windows, and pyramidal roof with hand-crimped standing seam metal roof per supplemental drawings received 15 December 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 15-341

HPA number
HPA 15-618
Location

3035 Q Street, NW, #5
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Roof addition and balcony
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed roof addition and balcony per supplemental drawings received 8 January 2016 which indicate standing seam aluminum cladding with Silver-color finish, 1 3/4 inches standing seams, 12-inches-wide panels, aluminum-clad wood sliding doors and a single 7 3/4-inches-tall fin light fixture. 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 16-014

HPA number
HPA 16-022
Location

3509 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of the vinyl windows with all-wood insulated windows with no vinyl jamb liner and with 7/8-inch-wide simulated divided light muntins with wood exteriors and a spacer bar between the glass per supplemental drawings received 9 March 2016 which indicate a 4-inch mullion between the two windows in the larger opening at the first floor.  Windows to be sized to fit the masonry opening without fillers.  Remove nailed-on shutters which are not appropriate to the historic district.  Use only half-screens. 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 16-024

HPA number
HPA 16-032
Location

3029 Q Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Garage demolition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Superseded By
Recommendation

Returned without action. Concept application was superseded by concept application OG 16-079.

OG 16-027

HPA number
HPA 16-035
Location

1609 31st Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alteration, addition, site work - Design Development
Review Type
Revised concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept-design development proposal to alter existing non-contributing building for new three-story brick residence with slate roof and front portico per supplemental drawings received 15 December 2015, which indicates 3-feet wide bluestone path with one riser no less than 6" above sidewalk at southwest corner of property.

OG 16-030

HPA number
HPA 16-038
Location

2712 Poplar Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Sheds, replacement fence - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that the alterations at the rear were initiated prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for existing vertical wood board fence and two proposed 3-feet x 5 feet cedar sheds per supplemental information received 15 December 2015 PROVIDED 6-feet-tall section of fence is raised to 7-feet for a continuous height. Wood fence and sheds to have opaque stain or paint. Corrective work to be completed no later than 31 March 2016. 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 16-035

HPA number
HPA 16-060
Location

3600 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Ramp in public space
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations and new handicapped access ramp in public space as per supplemental drawings received 15 December 2015 and 7 January 2016 which indicate new iron post would match existing posts, a bond breaking element to protect the historic granite threshold and watertable and retention of alignment of lampposts. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-039

HPA number
OG 16-066
Location

3059 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Signs - Bluemercury
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for one sign with halo-lit letters up to 14 ½"-tall reading "Bluemercury" on a 1'-8" X 8'-4" metal panel mounted on the brick facade below second floor windows, and two vinyl decals up to 9 5/8"-tall reading "Bluemercury makeup skincare spa" on angled windows adjacent to entry door, per supplemental drawings received 12 January 2016.   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 16-042

HPA number
HPA 16-074
Location

1206 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Restaurant
Description
Sign - Sovereign
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for tile sign with 17-inch tall letters reading "Sovereign" and LED strips behind wood moulding at edge of frame per drawings received 16 December 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 16-043

HPA number
HPA 16-075
Location

1079 1/2 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Storefront alterations, signs - Lilly Pulitzer
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Superseded By
Recommendation

Returned without action. Concept application was superseded by permit application OG 16-075.

OG 16-049

HPA number
OG 16-081
Location

1077 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Restaurant
Description
Sign - Simit + Smith
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for non-illuminated, brass letters no taller than 10-inches reading "Simit + Smith" pin-mounted to the fascia at the bay, a 12-inches diameter vinyl decal logo at the show window, and a vinyl decal sign no taller than 12 ¼-inches with the store hours on the glass door per supplemental drawings received 21 December 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 16-057

HPA number
HPA 16-089
Location

1626 29th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition, basement window
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for one-story brick rear addition with copper roof and new basement window in original opening at front per drawings received 15 December 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 16-059

HPA number
HPA 16-091
Location

3307 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Signs - CB2
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing signs with new logo for CB2 per supplemental drawings received 7 January 2016 which indicate recessed light fixture 3 feet 5 3/4 inches long to match length of new sign, non-illuminated 3 feet x 4 feet 2 inches "CB2/park" sign on Bank Street, and window decals no taller than 4 inches high. Attachments onto brick wall to be made through mortar joints only. 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 16-060

HPA number
HPA 16-102
Location

1033 31st Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations and sign - Ministry of Fashion - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that the sign was installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for a sign comprised of 6-inch-tall letters reading "Ministry of Fashion" per supplemental drawings received 7 January 2016 which indicate that the bracket is removed, and that there is only one line of text to avoid obscuring the double brick arch over the door and windows. All attachments onto the brick wall to be made through mortar joints only. All corrective work to be completed no later than 31 March 2016. File new submission at DCRA for new light fixtures on facade which were installed without review and were not included in 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 16-061

HPA number
HPA 16-107
Location

2815 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, replacement roof, site work
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including the removal of existing stairs at side of house, new brick stairs at side yard, metal railing, wood posts at porch, permeable brick terrace on a sand and gravel base and replacement of asphalt shingles roof with a painted standing seam tin roof per drawings received 8 January 2016 which indicate that 1-inch seams are hand-pressed and not mechanically fastened. 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 16-064

HPA number
HPA 16-110
Location

3251 Prospect Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Awning, signs - Morton's Steakhouse
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed marquee and sign comprised of letters no taller than 8 inches reading "Morton's the steakhouse" as shown in Option E sign A on drawings received 16 December 2015 PROVIDED that the existing sign B mounted to the wall is removed. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-067

HPA number
HPA 16-113
Location

1680 Wisconsin Ave, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Antennas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed rooftop installation of two small cell panel antennas for Verizon Wireless screened by stealth cylinders and for separate equipment frame per drawings received 11 December 2015. Recommend cylinders are painted medium gray. 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 16-070

HPA number
OG 16-118
Location

3223 Volta Place, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to install steel and glass window and door system at the rear of the building as shown in drawings received 15 December 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 16-072

HPA number
HPA 16-120
Location

1099 30th Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Rebuild and waterproof terrace
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed waterproofing of terrace which would require replacement-in-kind of brick paved terrace, stairs, planters, wood trellis and light fixtures to match 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 16-073

HPA number
HPA 16-121
Location

3234 N Street NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Rear and rooftop additions - Demolition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Concept drawings received 15 December 2015 and a site visit on the same day indicate that the proposed roof and rear additions would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. The Commission regrets the extent of interior and exterior demolition of these mid-19th-century frame duplex and that the non-compatible front steps and paved front yard are proposed to be maintained. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board. File new permit submission, including complete working and structural drawings with details and dimensions at DCRA for review by the Commission for confirmation of visibility.

OG 16-075

HPA number
HPA 16-123
Location

1079 1/2 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations, awning, sign - Lilly Pulitzer
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for alterations including new black aluminum storefront system, 2'-0" x 6'-4" sign with letters no taller than 15" reading "Lilly Pulitzer", and a new woven fabric awning without valance or side panels per drawings received 16 December 2015 and information received 6 January 2016. 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 16-076

HPA number
HPA 16-124
Location

3210 Grace Street, NW, #102
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Awnings and signs - Stona
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for 3 fabric awnings with 6-inch-tall "Stona" letters and 3-inch-tall vinyl lettering on two windows per supplemental drawings received 13 January 2016. 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 16-078

HPA number
HPA 16-126
Location

3029 Q Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Fenestration alterations, railings
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for two fenestration changes at west and north, new guardrail at basement stair, and removal of non-historic metal railing above polygonal bay at front elevation per drawings received 16 December 2015. File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings and cut sheets with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-079

HPA number
HPA 16-127
Location

3029 Q Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Garage alterations and new parking pad
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for new 7-foot wide opening at east elevation of molded concrete block garage and new parking pad per drawings received 16 December 2015 PROVIDED gate along alley is erected. File new submission at DCRA with detailed drawings, dimensions, and specifications with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-080

HPA number
HPA 16-128
Location

1232 31st Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Roof, skylight, and gutter replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit to replace existing non-historic roof with asphalt shingles in-kind and flat skylights in existing openings per supplemental drawings received 13 January 2016. 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 16-082

HPA number
HPA 16-130
Location

3058 R Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Side addition, alterations, site work
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for brick side addition with wood double-hung windows, fenestration alterations at sides, two 1'-10"x 5'-0" skylights, new slate and metal roofs, new rear stoop and patio, and electric meter relocated to side yard per supplemental drawings received 16 December 2015 and 8 January 2016. 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 16-084

HPA number
HPA 16-132
Location

1724 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that alterations at rear were initiated prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed demolition of rear brick wall and screened porch, for two-story plus basement rear addition, for sunken terrace and paved parking pad at rear and for window well at front, which, as proposed, are not compatible with the historic character of this building or the historic district.

OG 16-086

HPA number
HPA 16-134
Location

3045 P Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows, garage door, shutters - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that installation of replacement windows, shutters, garage door, light fixtures, railings, vents and exposed plumbing were completed without review or permit and were not approved (see concept OG 16-019). No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to correct non-compatible features, including replacement of the insulated windows with single-glazed all-wood windows, replacement of the garage door with a wood framed panel overhead garage door, removal of the metal railings, security cameras and PVC pipes, replacement of the light fixtures and new red cedar louvered operable shutters per drawings received 16 December 2015. File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings, including existing and proposed plans and elevations, architectural details and cut-sheets for the windows, shutters, garage door and light fixtures, with permit application for review by the Commission. Provide window sample for evaluation of profile and detailing prior to filing for permit review.

OG 16-087

HPA number
HPA 16-135
Location

3107 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Removal of DEFS - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets the application of DEFS and EFIS on this free-standing historic brick residence.  No objection to issuance of permit for removal of DEFS in two 4'x4' areas and one 3'x3' area to expose brick as indicated on drawings received 11 December 2015.  Sample panels to be completed no later than 31 March 2016.  Notify CFA staff upon completion for inspection of work and evaluation of impact on historic fabric.  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 16-089

HPA number
HPA 16-137
Location

1826 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Two-story plus basement rear addition, demolition, roof deck
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story plus basement rear addition, roof deck with new stair access and demolition of rear wall per drawings received 21 December 2015.  Trash receptacles to be removed from public space.  File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings for any sign 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.