Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 15 September 2016

OG 16-116

HPA number
HPA 16-188
Location

1525 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Rooftop mechanical equipment and ductwork - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Permit application has been inactive for an extended period of time. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, with dimensioned architectural details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-130

HPA number
HPA 16-216
Location

1310 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Antenna replacement for AT&T
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to antenna installation for AT&T, including three replacement 92-inch-tall antennas; elimination of one antenna from each sector; new stealth canisters to screen antennas, pipes, and cables; and new equipment per supplemental drawings received 15 August 2016 which indicate two antennas per sector located close together, PROVIDED bottom of canisters are as low as possible, and all horizontal braces are painted light gray. File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings, with permit application, for review by the Commission.

OG 16-180

HPA number
HPA 16-304
Location

3121 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Replacement stairs in public space
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Permit application for stair alterations has been inactive for an extended period of time.

OG 16-215

HPA number
HPA 16-374
Location

3281 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
ATM, Light fixtures, Sign - Bank of America
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Permit application for new ATM, light fixtures and sign for Bank of America was withdrawn at the request of the applicant. Public space application for sidewalk alterations was also withdrawn.

OG 16-269

HPA number
HPA 16-487
Location

1212 30th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Solar panels
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed solar panels installed no higher than 7 inches above standing seam copper roof per drawings received 8 August and 15 August 2016 as red-lined which indicate panels set back 15 inches from the east end of roof PROVIDED installation is not visible from a public thoroughfare and all attachments to masonry are through mortar joints. 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 16-295

HPA number
HPA 16-523
Location

3049 West Lane Keys, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Door replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement French doors on front elevation to match material, dimensions, and detailing of existing, per supplemental drawings received 6 September 2016, PROVIDED simulated divided light wood muntins are 7/8 inch wide with spacer bar. 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 16-296

HPA number
HPA 16-524
Location

3064 Q Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Door replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Submission materials and a site visit on 16 August 2016 indicate proposed door replacement on rear elevation would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 16-297

HPA number
16-530
Location

3327 Cady's Alley, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Banner - District Doughnut, Signs
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that banner and decals were installed prior to review or permit.  No objection to issuance of permit for proposed non-illuminated five-feet by one-foot-nine-inches woven fabric banner with lettering no taller than 4¼ inches reading "District Doughnut" and for three decals on storefront glazing per drawings received 17 August 2016 PROVIDED all attachments are through mortar joints and rods do not exceed width of banner. 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 16-299

HPA number
HPA 16-534
Location

3241-3245 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Storefront alterations, sign - & Other Stories - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that alterations to storefront were initiated prior to review or permit.  No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront per supplemental drawings received 8 September 2016 which indicate butt-joint glass door system, metal louver screen around rooftop mechanical equipment at rear, and signs comprised of non-illuminated pin-mounted letters no taller than 10 inches reading "& other stories" and decals on glazing.  All attachments made through mortar joints. 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 16-301

HPA number
HPA 16-541
Location

3327 M Street, NW
United States

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

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed non-illuminated signs, including two sets of wall-mounted letters no taller than 12 inches reading "Kitchen Design Studio" below second floor windows, and three flush-mounted sign panels with letters no taller than 11 inches reading "Poggenpohl" per drawings received 12 August 2016 PROVIDED all attachments are through mortar joints. All stainless steel letters to have matte finish. 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 16-302

HPA number
HPA 16-546
Location

1071 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Blade sign - Curio
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Superseded By
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that vents were installed on west slope of roof contrary to previous recommendation and that various elements were affixed to the façade without review.  No objection to issuance of permit for proposed blade sign with lettering no taller than 12 inches reading “Curio” per supplemental drawings received 12 September 2016 PROVIDED all vents are relocated to east slope of roof.  File new submission at DCRA of detailed drawings for camera, alarm and mail boxes 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 16-303

HPA number
HPA 16-551
Location

2512 Q Street, NW
United States

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Alterations, Demolition, Replacement windows, HVAC
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations including demolition of lobby and elevator shafts; addition at eastern courtyard; ADA ramp, walkways, terrace and landscaping at courtyards; repair of single-glazed wood windows on north and courtyard elevations with interior storms; and replacement of windows at south, east and west elevations per supplemental drawings received 9 September 2016 which indicate base-lit piers at entrance, no more than 15 light fixtures at east courtyard and no tree up-lights. Replacement windows at rear to be all-wood double-glazed windows with simulated divided light muntins with spacer bars sized to fit masonry openings without filler or secondary frames and to match detailing and profile of front 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 16-304

HPA number
HPA 16-552
Location

2715 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed storefront alterations per supplemental drawings received 14 September 2016, PROVIDED all new exterior frame and trim have dark bronze finish 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 16-306

HPA number
HPA 16-558
Location

3338 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Signs - Design Within Reach
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed wall mounted 36 inch x 52 inch wall cabinet sign reading "Design Within Reach" with one light fixture on M Street, and 30 inch x 43 inch wall cabinet sign with one light fixture on Cady's Alley, per drawings received 18 August 2016 PROVIDED all attachments are made through mortar joints.  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 16-307

HPA number
HPA 16-560
Location

3131 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Signs - Johnny Rockets - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission of Fine Arts regrets that rooftop mechanical equipment, signs, and alterations were completed prior to review or permit. The submitted material is not sufficient for review. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for alterations completed prior to review or permit, including sign for "Johnny Rockets," menu boards, light fixtures, window signs, mural, and rooftop mechanical equipment, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-312

HPA number
HPA 16-569
Location

1505 28th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Window replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Submission materials and a site visit on 16 August 2016 indicate proposed window replacement would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board. Note: The L'Enfant Trust holds an easement on this property.

OG 16-313

HPA number
HPA 16-570
Location

1227 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Sign - Ecco
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign comprised of non-internally-illuminated letters no taller than 8 inches reading "ecco" pin-mounted on sign band per drawings received 12 August 2016, PROVIDED two existing light fixtures are eliminated as part of 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 16-315

HPA number
HPA 16-573
Location

2804 R Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Window replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing wood windows on non-contributing building with new all-wood windows, per detail drawings received 17 August 2016 PROVIDED new windows are sized to fit existing openings without fillers or secondary frames, and match lite pattern, configuration, profile, and detailing of 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 16-316

HPA number
HPA 16-574
Location

3421 R Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Wood siding - exploratory demolition
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for exploratory demolition work at the west elevation consisting of the removal of two to three sections of wood clapboards at the lower level. File new submission at DCRA of drawings including detailed information on the existing conditions and proposed restoration and replacement of siding and trim 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 16-317

HPA number
HPA 16-575
Location

1310 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Gate replacement - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that the gate was replaced prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for wood gate per graphic image received 22 August 2016 which indicates gate would be cut to conform to arched opening. Corrective work must be completed no later than 1 November 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 16-318

HPA number
HPA 16-576
Location

3143 N Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Blade Sign, ATM - EagleBank
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for ATM machine in vestibule and one 2'-0" x 1'-6" projecting blade side reading "Eagle Bank" on existing bracket per drawings received 18 August 2016, PROVIDED one sign in vestibule is suspended below stone lintel. Note three spot lights and decal on window were not approved. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, with dimensioned architectural details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-319

HPA number
HPA 16-577
Location

3124 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Sign - UBIQ
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign comprised of halo-lit, individually pin-mounted letters no taller than 10 inches reading "UBIQ" and vinyl decal no larger than 24 inches in diameter, per drawings received 18 August 2016 PROVIDED all attachments are made through mortar joints only and no electrical elements are visible.  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 16-321

HPA number
HPA 16-579
Location

1657 31st Street, NW
United States

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Walkway replacement
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for new concrete walkways, ramp, driveway and bio-retention areas per drawings received 18 August 2016 PROVIDED four existing stone blocks are located along the sidewalk, continuous planting areas extend along the front of the building, metal hand rail incorporates posts without pickets, and concrete sample mock-up is erected on site for CFA review prior to demolition. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensioned architectural details, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-322

HPA number
HPA 16-580
Location

3601-3607 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
New construction
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to 1-year extension of approval of concept design for new five-story residential building per drawings dated 12 August 2016. Recommend glazing the openings along the parking ramp; a lighter color mix for the brick veneer; treating the building yard and sidewalk more traditionally, with street trees in a planted strip and with the sidewalk against the building; and reconsidering the use of red brick paving at the arrival court at 36th Street. Recommend further study of the exterior cladding of the building on the south to provide shading and arrangement of rooftop appurtenances. Erect materials mock-up panel on site for CFA review. File new submission at DCRA of design development drawings, including details, dimensions, and landscape plan, with concept application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-323

HPA number
HPA 16-581
Location

1320 29th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, Second story addition, Roof replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for new copper mansard at rear with 1-inch high hand crimped seams and three shed dormers per supplemental drawings received 15 September 2016, which indicate all front windows to be repaired, masonry alterations at rear to incorporate salvaged brick. Note metal flue was not approved and deleted from drawings.

OG 16-324

HPA number
HPA 16-582
Location

3700 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Georgetown University
Description
Solar Panels - McDonough Gymnasium
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed solar panels on barrel roof and flat roofs per supplemental drawings received 8 September 2016 which document all electrical connections will be internal PROVIDED panels on the barrel roof are setback at location where they would not be visible. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings that mark the setbacks, heights, and internal electrical connections with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-326

HPA number
HPA 16-584
Location

3029 Dent Place, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition, Alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed two-story rear addition with stucco coating and flat seam copper roof per supplemental drawings received 7 September 2016 which indicate fixed wood doors on north elevation separated by wood mullions, and no screens on all-wood double-hung windows PROVIDED light fixture flanks sliding doors. Scope of work does not include alterations to front elevation or garage. 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 16-328

HPA number
HPA 16-586
Location

3146 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Storefront alterations, Window replacement, Roofing, Mechanical
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to proposed concept design for storefront, window, roofing, and mechanical alterations, per supplemental drawings received 31 August 2016 which indicate 5 feet 6 inch-deep vestibule is to be maintained. File new submission at DCRA of working drawings, including dimensioned architectural, window, and door details with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-329

HPA number
HPA 16-587
Location

1052 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Sidewalk expansion
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Permit application for sidewalk expansion was withdrawn at the request of the applicant. The public space application was also withdrawn.

OG 16-338

HPA number
HPA 16-596
Location

1069 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations, 2nd story addition, Site work
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed second floor addition set back to align with rear wall of adjacent building to the north, and alterations including replacement single-glazed dormer sashes to match detailing at entry transom, replacement standing seam copper roof, new permeable terrace on sand and gravel base, bi-fold operable wood shutters at first floor, and new light fixtures per supplemental drawings received 7 September 2016 which indicate vents on west slope of roof relocated to east roof.  File new submission at DCRA of detailed drawings for any landscaping illumination 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 16-339

HPA number
HPA 16-597
Location

1335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Storefront alterations, Replacement canopy, HVAC screen
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations including: replacement of corrugated metal canopy and wood soffit on historic metal brackets; door, siding and trim at north elevation; woven fabric awning with no greater than 12-inch valance; removal of gooseneck light fixtures, corner stand, and railing; new rooftop mechanical equipment, and new wood screens (painted gray) no taller than equipment and located at a consistent setback from all parapets per supplemental drawings received 9 September 2016.  New sign and sconces are not part of this application.  File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings for sign and for any replacement equipment 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 16-341

HPA number
HPA 16-599
Location

1037 30th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Window/door replacement
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the proposed concept design for fenestration alterations per drawings received 18 August 2016, PROVIDED the original stone threshold is maintained. Note that skylight has been omitted from this application. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-342

HPA number
HPA 16-600
Location

3107 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Garage door replacement, Alterations to garage roof
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST concept design for new garage roof and doors as proposed in drawings received 18 August 2016. Recommend removal of garage structure and curb-cut, and construction of new retaining wall and berm along street as mitigation for irreparable damage to exterior surfaces on free-standing 1898 brick residence caused by destructive removal of synthetic stucco recently applied, as well as removal of original windows on all elevations, raising of main roof, and removal of historic balustrade at ridge. File new drawings at DCRA for retaining wall and berm with concept application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-343

HPA number
HPA 16-601
Location

1617 33rd Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Electric meter - Existing alteration without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. The Commission regrets that new electric meter was installed on front of projecting bay prior to review. Permit application for new meter was withdrawn by written request by applicant. Meter to be returned to interior and all masonry to be repaired.

OG 16-344

HPA number
HPA 16-603
Location

3700 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Georgetown University
Description
Solar Panels - Davis Performing Arts Center
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed solar panels on flat roofs per supplemental drawings received 6 September 2016 which document all electrical connections would be internal PROVIDED panels are not visible. 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 16-345

HPA number
HPA 16-604
Location

3700 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Georgetown University
Description
Solar Panels - O'Donovan Dining Hall
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed solar panels on flat roofs per supplemental drawings received 6 September 2016 which document all electrical connections would be internal PROVIDED panels are not visible.  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 16-346

HPA number
HPA 16-605
Location

3700 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Georgetown University
Description
Solar Panels - Regents Hall
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed solar panels on flat roofs per supplemental drawings received 8 September 2016 which document all electrical connections will be internal and dimensions/setbacks are clearly noted/clarified. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings that mark the setbacks, heights, and internal electrical connections with permit application for review by the Commission.