Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 20 October 2016

OG 16-228

HPA number
HPA 16-409
Location

1819 35th Street, NW
United States

Property
Hardy Middle School
Description
Antennas for AT&T
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that pole-mounted antennas were installed prior to review or permit. Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed antennas mounted to historic chimney at Hardy Middle School which would not be compatible with the historic building, and recommend a location at another property.

OG 16-234

HPA number
HPA 16-415
Location

1653 35th Street, NW
United States

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

Returned without action. Concept application for a rear addition has been inactive for an extended period of time.

OG 16-242

HPA number
HPA 16-242
Location

2920 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, Window and door replacement - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Concept application for fenestration, roof, chimney, and balcony was withdrawn at the written request of the applicant.

OG 16-256

HPA number
HPA 16-474
Location

1623 33rd Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, Window replacement
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations per supplemental drawings received 15 September and 4 October 2016, which indicate replacement 1/1 wood window sashes at west facade, replacement 2/2 wood windows with 1 3/4 inch wide wood muntins at east and south elevations, single-light transom at rear doors aligned with transom at single door, retention of chimneys, and roof mechanical equipment located where it would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Roof deck was not approved and was deleted from this application. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including dimensioned architectural details for windows, doors, roof hatch, railing and stairs, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-267

HPA number
HPA 16-486
Location

1726 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Rear alterations, Window replacement, Site work
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including repair of original windows at east and north elevations, replacement of non-original windows and doors, reconstruction of service chimney, alterations for new enclosed porch with wood trim and vertical siding, 6-feet-tall vertical board wood fence and sliding gate, and stone terrace on permeable sand and gravel base per supplemental drawings received 5 October 2016 which indicate taller windows with vertical proportions at west elevation. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission. Note that The L'Enfant Trust holds an easement on this property.

OG 16-287

HPA number
HPA 16-506
Location

3255-3259 Prospect Street, NW
United States

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

Returned without action. Concept application for new construction and demolition was withdrawn at the written request of the applicant.

OG 16-288

HPA number
HPA 16-507
Location

3100 South Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Addition with roof terrace, Fenestration alterations, Site work
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Concept application for an addition, alterations, and site work has been inactive for an extended period of time.

OG 16-290

HPA number
HPA 16-509
Location

3048 R Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, Window replacement, Window wells in public space
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to proposed concept design for new rear doors with masonry opening no wider than 8'-8", new rear dormer with standing seam metal sheathing, new wood single-glazed, multi-light windows at west, and new wood basement windows at north PROVIDED they are no taller than 2'-10" and areaways project no more than 1'-0" from the face of the building.

OG 16-291

HPA number
HPA 16-510
Location

1688 31st Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition, Roof alterations, New garage, Pool, Site work
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to proposed concept design to add new polygonal bay and tower at front, mansard roofs, rear addition, fenestration alterations and new garage and pool at rear per supplemental drawings received 15 September 2016. File new Design Development submission with concept application at DCRA with well-developed working drawings with dimensioned architectural details including those for stairs in south yard.

OG 16-294

HPA number
HPA 16-516
Location

1601 30th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Window replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for exploratory removal and installation of sample window sashes at first floor rear wall no later than 7 November 2016 for review by CFA staff PROVIDED sample window is all-wood replica of original double-hung sash, and the original wood jambs, sills, and brick moulds are repaired. File new submission at DCRA of drawings including detailed information on the existing conditions and proposed replacement windows 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 16-310

HPA number
HPA 16-563
Location

1609 Suter Lane, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Solar panels
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for the installation of solar panels per supplemental drawings received 16 September 2016, PROVIDED top of the panels do not extend higher than 6 inches above the roof and the conduit is installed as minimally intrusive as possible. 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 16-314

HPA number
HPA 16-571
Location

1132 29th Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations, Sign - Say Cheese
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed halo-lit channel letters no taller than 12 inches reading "Say Cheese" pin mounted to aluminum cabinet centered above storefront, and for new storefront per supplemental drawings received 4 October 2016 which indicate new storefront sized to fit masonry opening, and only one light sconce. 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 16-331

HPA number
HPA 16-589
Location

1246-1250 27th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to two separate adjacent contributing residences including three new window openings at second floor per supplemental drawings received 15 September 2016 PROVIDED four-panel doors are all wood and fit masonry openings, and transoms have single lights. If subdivision is approved by HPRB, file new submission at DCRA of working drawings with dimensioned architectural details and cut-sheets for single-glazed all-wood windows, doors, and transoms with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-332

HPA number
HPA 16-590
Location

2715 Q Street, NW
United States

Property
Dumbarton House
Description
Site work, Alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for four new vents at main roof, new mechanical room with metal roof, 21 geothermal wells, and reconstruction of 16-inch-tall brick retaining wall and planting of 3 new evergreen trees at northeast corner of property per supplemental drawings received 27 September 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 16-334

HPA number
HPA 16-592
Location

2901 Q Street, NW
United States

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Site work
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for the replacement of concrete roll curbs per drawings received 12 September 2016 which indicate the piping terminates in the flower bed and does not interfere with the curbs, PROVIDED concrete is tinted warm color to match existing color. 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 16-347

HPA number
HPA 16-606
Location

1410 26th Street, NW
United States

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Foundation work, Masonry wall repairs
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit to demolish section of brick west wall and north wall PROVIDED 24-feet of outer wythe is salvaged for re-installation as indicated in drawings received 16 September 2016, which indicate CMU-brick wall to be reconstructed with compatible mortar. 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 16-350

HPA number
HPA 16-632
Location

1310 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

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

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to existing installation of AT&T antennas, including removing three antennas, relocating three antennas, and replacing three antennas per drawings received 22 September 2016 which indicate 2 antennas per sector, 9'-2" tall canisters extended down to roof level, and frame painted light gray, PROVIDED antennas and associated pipes and cables are screened within canisters, and equipment is located where it would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. 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 16-352

HPA number
HPA 16-637
Location

1316 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
New garage
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Concept application for a new garage was withdrawn at the written request by the applicant.

OG 16-353

HPA number
HPA 16-639
Location

1025 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Blade Sign - Colonial Parking
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Permit application for blade sign was withdrawn at the written request by the applicant. File new submission at DCRA of detailed and dimensioned drawings, with permit application for correct address for review by the Commission.

OG 16-354

HPA number
HPA 16-643
Location

2713 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Slate roof replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for the replacement of existing slate roof with Del Carmen slate to match existing in size, layout, and exposure PROVIDED new slate is feathered in with existing slate on neighboring row house. 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 16-355

HPA number
HPA 16-644
Location

1657 31st Street, NW
United States

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

No objection to issuance of permit for new concrete walkways, ramp, lights, driveway and bio-retention areas per drawings received 16 September 2016 which indicate four stone blocks are located along the sidewalk, continuous planting areas extend along the front of the building, steps without bullnose, and metal hand rail without pickets, PROVIDED concrete sample mock-up is erected on site for CFA review prior to demolition and replacement of any plant materials damaged during construction. 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 16-358

HPA number
HPA 16-647
Location

1080 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Door replacement, Pergola
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Concept application for door replacement and pergola was withdrawn at the written request by the applicant.

OG 16-359

HPA number
HPA 16-648
Location

1231 Potomac Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Door replacement - Kennedy Company - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that the fiberglass door and light fixture were installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for the installation of the light fixture or the configuration of the door, per supplemental drawings received 4 October 2016, which indicate 9-lite-over-2-panel wood door and metal bracket is removed. 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 16-360

HPA number
HPA 16-649
Location

3213 Volta Place, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Window replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Submitted material is not sufficient for review. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-361

HPA number
HPA 16-657
Location

1046 Potomac Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Storefront alterations, Sign - Blue Bottle Coffee
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the concept design for proposed installation of a new storefront, sign, and alterations to windows and doors PROVIDED sign is no larger than 2 feet-5 1/2 inches by 1 foot-1 inch, the existing lintel at the front is repaired, and the conduits at the rear are consolidated, per drawings received 5 October 2016. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 16-364

HPA number
HPA 16-655
Location

1010 Paper Mill Court, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Skylights
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for three proposed skylights on west slope of standing seam metal roof at non-contributing rowhouse per drawings received 21 September 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 16-366

HPA number
HPA 16-657
Location

3700 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Georgetown University
Description
Solar panels - Regents Hall
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed solar panels on flat roof and west slope of roof per supplemental drawings received 5 October 2016 which document all electrical connections would be internal. 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 16-367

HPA number
HPA 16-658
Location

3700 O Street, NW
United States

Property
Georgetown University
Description
Solar panels - McDonough Gymnasium
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed solar panels on barrel and flat roofs per supplemental drawings received 5 October 2016 which document all electrical connections would be internal PROVIDED panels on barrel roof are set back 10 feet at the front (south) elevation so as to not be 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 16-368

HPA number
HPA 16-659
Location

1724 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Addition, Alterations, Site work
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed demolition of screened porch, new two-story rear addition of same footprint, and alterations per supplemental drawings received 13 October 2016 which indicate taller windows, single light wood door, removal of impermeable paving at rear yard, new on-grade planting bed, permeable terrace on sand and gravel base, removal of shutters, and repair of brick stairs at front of house. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-369

HPA number
HPA 16-660
Location

3143 N Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Signs, ATM - EagleBank
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed ATM machine in vestibule, one 2 feet x 2 feet non-illuminated blade sign on existing bracket, and one suspended sign comprised of back-lit letters no taller than 4 1/4 inches reading "Eagle Bank" per supplemental drawings received 7 October 2016 which indicate a rectangular back panel, face of logo is not illuminated, and power cable is not exposed. 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 16-370

HPA number
HPA 16-661
Location

1801 35th Street, NW
United States

Property
Filmore School
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations for new 6/6 windows in existing openings, new centered doors with sidelights and canopy at east elevation, and four skylights PROVIDED windows are all wood and the skylights are not visible from a public thoroughfare. File new submission of working drawings with dimensioned architectural details and cut-sheets for single-glazed all-wood windows, doors, and canopy with permit application for review by the Commission. Erect four skylight and curb mock-ups on site for CFA review prior to permit submission. Note new door opening at south elevation was not approved.

OG 16-373

HPA number
HPA 16-664
Location

3257 N Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Rear alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for rear alterations PROVIDED bricks for head joints and in-fill match existing historic bricks in size and dimension, existing vents are shortened, and downspouts and exposed conduits are moved to a location where they will not be visible, per supplemental drawings received 5 October 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 16-374

HPA number
HPA 16-665
Location

2920 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States

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

The Commission regrets that roof work was begun, masonry was demolished and new wall construction was built with non-compatible brick, and windows were removed without review or permit at this mid-19th-century contributing property.  No objection to issuance of permit for:  removal of existing roof terraces, new copper roofs with 1-inch hand-crimped standing seams on main residence, hyphen, and garage; demolition of two brick chimneys and re-construction of chimneys replicating all dimensions to match original using salvaged brick and 1/2"-thick lime-based mortar, struck cleanly, per supplemental drawings received 14 October 2016.  Note all new roof terrace work was not approved and was deleted 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 16-377

HPA number
HPA 16-668
Location

1662 34th Street, NW
United States

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

Returned without action. Permit drawings received 20 September 2016 indicate historic brick chimneys will be maintained and proposed two-story rear addition with hyphen and wing walls would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 16-378

HPA number
HPA 16-669
Location

1231-1235 31st Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations
Review Type
Revised permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of permit for proposed installation of a window and window well in the narrow side yard of the south elevation per drawings received 16 September 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 16-379

HPA number
HPA 16-670
Location

3264 S Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Porch enclosure, Site alterations
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that site work was initiated prior to review or permit.  No objection to issuance of permit for proposed porch enclosure and site alterations per supplemental drawings received 14 October 2016 which indicate wood siding at west elevation of porch enclosure, single-glazed triple-hung all-wood windows with true divided light muntins, gravel driveway, planting bed with evergreens to screen lattice fence around mechanical equipment, picket fence at front yard, and double-sided 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 16-380

HPA number
HPA 16-671
Location

3131 P Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Site work
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that the lift was installed in front of house prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed re-grading for brick paved access ramp to basement entrance; and site work including removal of brick steps and landing, new brick stairs, and iron fence, per supplemental drawings received 5 October 2016. Alterations are acceptable because nearby context has lost integrity due to driveways. 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 16-381

HPA number
HPA 16-672
Location

1683 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Fenestration alteration, Site work
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the concept design for proposed alterations, including fenestration and elevator overrun, and site work, per drawings received 5 October 2016, which indicate chimney is maintained, reconfigured HVAC not sit forward of the elevator overrun, and the roofline and gutter of the elevator overrun is in line with the existing rooftop shed-roof addition, PROVIDED the satellite dish is either removed or relocated to a location where it is not visible from a public thoroughfare. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 16-382

HPA number
HPA 16-673
Location

3421 R Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Siding and window replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of deteriorated clapboard siding, trim, and window surrounds on the south and west elevations, as well as the replacement of windows on the west elevation, per drawings received 16 September 2016 and supplemental drawings received 5 October 2016, PROVIDED existing siding and trim is surveyed and salvaged where possible in consultation with CFA staff, any necessary replacement siding is cedar with profile and 6 inch exposure to match existing, and any replacement window on west facade is 2/2 all-wood window with 1 3/4 inch-wide true divided light muntin. Recommend removal of 5 foot tall wood fence at front yard which is not compatible with character of house or historic district. 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 16-386

HPA number
HPA 16-678
Location

3222 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Vinyl Applique - J. Crew - Existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission of Fine Arts regrets the application of the vinyl adhesive to the wood storefront was completed prior to review or permit. Covering the storefront with vinyl is not a compatible alteration within the historic district. Remove vinyl covering no later than 31 October 2016.