Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 17 November 2016

OG 16-274

HPA number
HPA 16-493
Location

3128 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations to storefront - Francesca's
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that sign panel was installed over architectural detailing on the facade, not conforming to previous recommendation (OG 15-140). Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront. File new submission at DCRA of detailed drawings for a revised design for a hanging sign within the masonry opening, removal of sign panel, removal of skylights, and replacement of roof at storefront, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-276

HPA number
HPA 16-495
Location

1029 31st Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Rear addition, Alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed two-story rear addition per supplemental drawings received 13 October and 7 November 2016 which indicate retention of historic fabric at rear wall and ell, 1/1 windows and 4 panel door at front elevation, and 2/2 windows at rear elevation PROVIDED that brick veneer at front stair is removed to document condition of concrete stair and cheek walls to be repaired. File new submission of working drawings, including details, dimensions, cut-sheets for all-wood windows and doors, and landscape plan, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-286

HPA number
HPA 16-505
Location

3210 Grace Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Alley fenestration alterations, Signs, Landscaping
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Superseded By
Recommendation

Return without Action. Concept application for alterations, signs, and landscaping was superseded by permit application OG 17-020.

OG 16-305

HPA number
HPA 16-553
Location

1206 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Restaurant
Description
Sign, Alley lighting - Sovereign
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Concept application for sign and alley lighting has been inactive for an extended period of time and applicant has confirmed project is not moving forward.

OG 16-320

HPA number
HPA 16-578
Location

3236 Reservoir Road, NW
United States

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

No objection to concept design for proposed closure of the garage, fenestration alterations, and site work at the rear, per supplemental drawings received 2 November 2016. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings and permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-333

HPA number
HPA 16-591
Location

3021 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Window well
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the concept design for the underpinning of the basement and the installation of a masonry window well at the front of the projecting bay, per supplemental drawings received 2 November 2016. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings and permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-336

HPA number
HPA 16-594
Location

3626 Prospect Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Rear alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to rear elevation per supplemental drawings received 8 November 2016, which indicate the retention of the metal trellis in the barrel vault opening at the 2nd/3rd floors. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-337

HPA number
HPA 16-595
Location

2823 N Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, Site Work
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the concept design for alterations and site work, per supplemental drawings received 8 November 2016. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings and permit application for review by the Commission. Note that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds and easement on this property.

OG 16-357

HPA number
HPA 16-646
Location

2715 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Antennas for Verizon Wireless
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for two proposed antennae for Verizon Wireless per drawings received 17 October 2016 which indicate individual sled mounts with 2'-6" diameter stealth canisters no taller than 6'-8" above roof to completely screen antenna, pole mount and cables; bottom of canisters close to the roof; and sled mount for associated equipment located close to wall of mechanical penthouse PROVIDED antennae are as short as possible and located as far back from the edge of the roof as possible; and canisters, equipment and mounts are painted light 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 16-363

HPA number
HPA 16-654
Location

1639 35th Street, NW
United States

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

No objection to concept design for window and door replacement on rear elevation, per supplemental drawings received 16 October 2016, PROVIDED replacement windows are 6/6 all-wood single-glazed true divided light windows. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions of the proposed replacement windows and door, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-376

HPA number
HPA 16-667
Location

1531 27th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Fence replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for new brick garden wall and wood gate per drawings received 14 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 16-384

HPA number
HPA 16-675
Location

3032 Q Street, NW
United States

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Rear addition, Alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed rear addition and alterations, per supplemental drawings received 2 November 2016, which indicate landscaped bed at front yard, PROVIDED height of rear addition is no taller than existing, and rooftop mechanical equipment is located where it would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 16-387

HPA number
HPA 16-685
Location

1075 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Tents on roof deck
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Tents are a temporary installation not to exceed 59 days.

OG 16-389

HPA number
HPA 16-690
Location

1618 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
New gate at rear
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 18 October 2016 indicate proposed rear gate would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 16-390

HPA number
HPA 16-695
Location

1101 30th Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Sign - Coldwell Banker
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed wall-mounted sign comprised of 8-inch-tall halo-lit individually pin-mounted letters reading "Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage" located on 29th Street elevation per drawings received 20 October 2016 PROVIDED all electrical connections are not visible and 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 17-002

HPA number
HPA 17-002
Location

3330 Cady's Alley, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations, banner and sign - Brilliant Earth
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the concept design for the installation of two banner signs and vinyl decals at the storefront reading "Brilliant Earth," per supplemental drawings received 8 November 2016. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings and permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 17-004

HPA number
HPA 17-010
Location

1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Addition, Alterations - Foundry
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed vestibule addition with canopy with 12-inch tall letters reading "The Foundry" and alterations to storefront per drawings received 19 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 17-006

HPA number
HPA 17-013
Location

3600 M Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Signs - Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed signs reading "Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences" both on M & Prospect Street elevations at the Car Barn per supplemental drawings received 2 November 2016, PROVIDED all attachments are made through mortar joints. File new submission at DCRA of shop-drawings for signs, and plaques, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 17-007

HPA number
HPA 17-014
Location

1221 36th Street, NW
United States

Property
Georgetown University
Description
Sign - de la Cruz Gallery of Art
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for signs for the De La Cruz Galllery per drawings received 14 October 2015 and material samples received 4 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 17-008

HPA number
HPA 17-015
Location

3317 P Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submission materials and a site visit on 18 October 2016 indicate proposed rear addition would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 17-009

HPA number
HPA 17-016
Location

1046 Potomac Avenue, NW
United States

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

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of a new storefront, 1-foot-1-inch-by-2-foot-5 1/2-inch sign, including brackets, reading "Blue Bottle Coffee," alterations to windows and doors, and consolidation of conduits and cables at west elevation per supplemental drawings received 2 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 17-012

HPA number
HPA 17-019
Location

1634 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Sign - Mattress Firm - Existing Alterations without Review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that the sign reading "Mattress Firm" was installed prior to review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for the removal of the incompatible sign and the installation of a new sign reading "Mattress Firm," per supplemental drawings received 14 November 2016, which indicate that the letters will be no taller than 12 inches. 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 17-014

HPA number
HPA 17-021
Location

3023 P Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Roof replacement, HVAC
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of roof on main block of house with standing seam hand crimped copper roof per drawings received 14 October 2016, which indicate 1-inch-tall standing seams. 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 17-015

HPA number
HPA 17-023
Location

1683 34th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Fenestration alteration, Rooftop addition, Site work
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including fenestration, elevator overrun, and site work, per drawings received 14 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 17-016

HPA number
HPA 17-024
Location

1503 35th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Screen panels
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed installation of screen panels and door at the north side porch, per drawings received 20 October 2016, which indicate that the screen panels will be installed in a manner that is reversible and that the columns, pilasters, handrails, floor and all other porch elements will remain unaltered. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings and permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 17-017

HPA number
HPA 17-025
Location

1617 29th Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Site work in public space
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

The Commission regrets that the curb-cut and driveway were replaced prior to review. No objection to issuance of public space permit for proposed alterations, including brick paving and expanded tree beds per drawings received 20 October 2016 PROVIDED brick border at curb is eliminated to match new brick paving in front of 1611 29th Street. Recommend that brick pavers be installed on sidewalk crossing driveway to maintain a continuous brick sidewalk. 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 17-019

HPA number
HPA 17-027
Location

3045 P Street, NW
United States

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

The Commission regrets the installation of replacement windows, shutters, garage door, light fixtures, railings, vents and exposed plumbing were completed without review or permit. No objection to issuance of permit for 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, shutters, security cameras and PVC pipes, replacement of the light fixtures and new red cedar louvered operable shutters per drawings received 14 October 2016, PROVIDED dimensions and details of replacement windows are compatible with historic district. Install sample window at first floor opening on Dumbarton Rock Court elevation no later than 9 January 2017 for approval prior to ordering 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 17-020

HPA number
HPA 17-028
Location

3210 Grace Street, NW
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Fenestration alterations, Landscaping
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed stair alterations, landscaping, and fenestration alterations, per supplemental drawings received 2 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 17-021

HPA number
HPA 17-029
Location

3107 Dumbarton Street, NW
United States

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

The Commission regrets that the applicant did not follow the direction of the Board to return with a plan that would include mitigation for the irreparable damage to exterior surfaces on free-standing 1898 brick residence caused by destructive removal of synthetic stucco. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for new garage roof and doors as proposed in drawings received 14 October 2016. Recommend applicant return with comprehensive plan to address the non-permitted work performed, including in addition to the stucco, the removal of original windows on all elevations, raising of main roof, and removal of historic balustrade at ridge. File new design development submission with concept application at DCRA with working drawings including details and dimensions, for review by the Commission.

OG 17-023

HPA number
HPA 17-031
Location

3058 R Street, NW
United States

Property
Residence
Description
Increase height of garage
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations to garage per supplemental drawings received 8 November 2016, which indicate retention of the windows on the north elevation, the restoration of the wood door on the south elevation which would include the retention of the glass windows, and the addition of a single window on the upper level of the south elevation. File new submission at DCRA of construction drawings, including details and dimensions, with permit application for review by the Commission.

OG 17-024

HPA number
HPA 17-032
Location

3000 K Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Site work
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed site work and alterations to terraces including canvas canopy at outdoor bar, wood clad storage shed, wood fence along 30th Street, illuminated handrails at cable railings and pipe railings, concrete pavers, landscaping, replacement doors, and removal of pole-mounted light fixtures and spotlights, per supplemental drawings received 7 November 2016 PROVIDED there are no exposed cables, conduits or junction boxes. Previously proposed sculpture (see OG 16-239) and signs are not part of 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 17-025

HPA number
HPA 17-033
Location

1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States

Property
Commercial
Description
Sign - Colonial Parking
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed projecting sign reading Colonial Parking per supplemental drawings received 2 November 2016 PROVIDED the sign is not internally illuminated. 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.