Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 15 April 2004

OG 03-247

HPA number
HPA 03-445
Location

1505 26th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement of front stoop
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement front stoop as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 March 2004 which indicate a brick stoop and risers with stone threads. Stone facing of stoop was NOT approved.

OG 03-251

HPA number
HPA 03-449
Location

2707 N Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Relocate entry door and new front stoop
Review Type
Permit - revised design
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Case has been on hold for an extended period of time pending further study of options for proposed relocation of entry door without resolution. Recommend further study for relocation of front door from basement to first floor to either:1) retain existing window trim, 2) place existing door surround at the appropriate height, or 3) design new door surround with approval of the detailing. File separate submission of detailed drawings with concept application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that the L'Enfant Trust holds a restrictive easement on the facade of this property.

OG 04-053

HPA number
HPA 04-102
Location

3246 P Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Public Schools - Addison and Hyde Elementary Schools
Property
Addison and Hyde Elementary Schools
Description
Covered connector and site work
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to proposed concept design for covered connector between Addison and Hyde Elementary Schools as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 31 March 2004 which maintains all parking to the eastern edge of property. Recommend further development of the brick arcade and detailing. File new submission of concept development drawings for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-096

HPA number
HPA 04-166
Location

3601 Reservoir Road, NW
United States

Owner
Cloisters West Community Assoc. - Cloisters West
Property
Cloisters West
Description
New lampposts to replace existing
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed replacement and installation of lampposts and lighted bollards within the Cloisters West as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 11 March 2004. File new submission of working drawings, including details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-097

HPA number
HPA 04-167
Location

3228 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
One- story structure at rear of lot
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to proposed concept design for a one-story structure at the rear of lot as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 17 March 2004. Special condition is created by the adjacent parking lot occupying most of the center of the block. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-101

HPA number
HPA 04-171
Location

1417 28th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Second-story addition and alterations
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed second-story addition and alterations as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 April 2004 which indicate lower roof with the rear wall no taller than 28'-0" above existing basement door threshold, removal of projecting sign, and replacement of windows with custom-made1/1 Weathersheild all-wood windows. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (OG 02-138).

OG 04-105

HPA number
HPA 04-176
Location

2609 P Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations for new door openings
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear to add new openings for French doors with metal railings as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 30 March 2004 which indicate use of simulated-divided-lites. Work is part of a previously approved larger project including a deck, which requires BZA approval. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-118).

OG 04-106

HPA number
HPA 04-180
Location

3214 P Street, NW
United States

Owner
Ali Sneets Inc - Thomas Sweets Ice Cream
Property
Thomas Sweet Ice Cream
Description
Sidewalk cafe on public space - existing
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing sidewalk cafe as proposed, which is out of character with the historic district. Recommend further study of a light railing or alternative demarcation of space rather than existing fixed fence which is too thick. Recommend further study of movable chairs and tables with adjustable tops on existing sidewalk. See previous recommendation (OG 97-125). File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and cut-sheets, with permit application for re-design of sidewalk cafe for review by the Commission when ready. Existing fence, tables and chairs must be removed no later than 31 July 2004. Commission regrets that sidewalk cafe was installed without review or permit. Note is made that applicant did not attend public meeting where case was discussed.

OG 04-107

HPA number
HPA 04-191
Location

3328 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
New brick garden wall with gates, and parking pad
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed brick garden wall and wood sliding gates to a parking pad off alley, which include planters along sides of paved area, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 23 March 2004. Wood gates must be stained or painted. Working drawings conform to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation in which paving the rear yard in its entirety was NOT approved. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-322).

OG 04-108

HPA number
HPA 04-192
Location

3800 (3900) Reservoir Road, NW
United States

Owner
Georgetown University - Basic Science Building
Property
Georgetown University – Basic Science Building
Description
Exhaust stack over penthouse
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of 16-ft high and 16-inch diameter exhaust stack located south of existing penthouse structure on the Basic Science Building of the School of Medicine at Georgetown University. Stainless steel exhaust pipe will have matte finish as indicated in supplemental drawings received and dated 19 March 2004.

OG 04-109

HPA number
HPA 04-193
Location

3048 _ R Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Public Schools - Jackson Art Center
Property
Jackson Art Center
Description
Replacement of historic sign
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of historic 'Jackson School' sign with 1'-6" high cast aluminum letters painted to match original cast iron. Commission recommends waiver on the 12-inch height limit for signs as the proposed sign is a replica of a historic sign.

OG 04-111

HPA number
HPA N/A
Location

1428 35th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement-in-kind of rear porch
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement-in-kind of floor boards and ceiling on rear porch, and for new railing to meet code and match existing detailing. Work is repair and maintenance work.

OG 04-112

HPA number
HPA 04-196
Location

1250 28th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, 1-story rear addition, deck and trellis
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, one-story rear addition, deck and wood and steel trellis. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-113

HPA number
HPA 04-197
Location

3508 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
J & S Revocable Trust
Description
Alterations to rear at basement level and brick garden wall
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 26 March 2004 indicate that proposed alterations to rear and brick garden wall will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 04-114

HPA number
HPA 04-198
Location

3510 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
JTS Capital LP
Description
Alterations to rear deck, yard and new brick garden wall
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 7'-0" high brick garden wall to match neighbor's wall on private alley, and for alterations to rear yard, including new metal gate and metal stairs to deck, both of which will match neighbor's gate and stairs and will not be visible from public thoroughfare. See case OG 02-133.

OG 04-115

HPA number
HPA 04-199
Location

1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States

Owner
TMT Foundry L.L.C. - Provident Bank
Property
Provident Bank
Description
Pin-mounted sign
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed pin-mounted sign composed of bronze logo and letters no taller than 12-inches high reading 'Provident Bank' to replace existing sign as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 19 March 2004. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 04-116

HPA number
HPA 04-210
Location

1523 33rd Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition and alterations
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed rear addition at second floor level, which, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 12 April 2004, has been reduced in height to be lower than existing ridge of historic house so that it will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Supplemental drawings indicate that original rear window at second floor bedroom will remain in place. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 04-117

HPA number
HPA 04-201
Location

2901 M Street, NW
United States

Owner
11th Street Associates, LLC - Wachovia Bank
Property
Wachovia Bank
Description
Illuminated signs - existing
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for two existing signs which, in size, illumination, and materials, are not appropriate to the historic district. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and cut-sheets, for alternate design for non-illuminated signs no larger than 12-inches high, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Existing signs must be removed no later than 31 July 2004. Commission regrets that signs were installed without review or permit. Note is made that applicant did not attend public meeting where case was discussed.

OG 04-118

HPA number
HPA 04-202
Location

1400 34th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations, 2-car garage on stone wall and curb-cut
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST proposed concept design for new double-wide curb-cut and two garage doors on stone retaining wall which would have an adverse impact on 1865-1870 historic structure and the district. No objection to removal of A/C units, and repair of walls. Note is made that existing roof deck railing was replaced without review or permit. File new submission of working drawings, with dimensions and details, with permit application for roof deck railing no later than 10 June 2004.

OG 04-119

HPA number
HPA 04-203
Location

3255 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
New garage off rear alley
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to proposed concept design for a new garage off alley to match existing garages. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions, details and information on treatment of wall of adjoining historic structure, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-120

HPA number
HPA 04-204
Location

1015 33rd Street, NW
United States

Owner
Flour Mill Condominiums
Property
The Flour Mill Condominiums
Description
Enclose existing balcony facing Canal
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Case was withdrawn by a written request from applicant dated 31 March 2004.

OG 04-121

HPA number
HPA 04-205
Location

1015 33rd Street, NW
United States

Owner
Flour Mill Condominiums
Property
The Flour Mill Condominiums
Description
Enclose existing balcony facing Canal
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Case was withdrawn by a written request from applicant dated 31 March 2004.

OG 04-123

HPA number
HPA 04-207
Location

3304 R Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations for two new window openings at basement level
Review Type
Permit - revised design
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for revision to approved design to include two new window openings at basement level on east wall. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-109).

OG 04-124

HPA number
HPA 04-208
Location

3425 Prospect Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Two-story rear addition, pavilions and new gate
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed two-story rear addition, to be made as small as possible, for alterations and garden pavilions as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 1 April 2004. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-125

HPA number
HPA 04-209
Location

3422 N Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
One-story rear addition
Review Type
Permit - revised design
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed revisions to approved design for one-story rear addition, which eliminate previously proposed bay window. (See previous case OG 03-257.) Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 04-126

HPA number
HPA 04-210
Location

1520 26th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition at second floor and alterations
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for rear addition at second floor level and alterations to rear wing as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March 2004. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-127

HPA number
HPA 04-211
Location

1557 33rd Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to front door, carriage house connector and alterations to rear
Review Type
Concept - revised design
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST proposed revisions to approved concept design. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-18). Recommend further study of concept design that retains original footprint and placement of second floor of existing structure, to keep addition to upper floor as low as possible. Proposed trellis, connector, chimney, side addition and increase in height were NOT approved. File new concept submission, with photographs for alterations to the front, for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that project, as proposed, will need zoning variances which should be resolved prior to submission of permit application for review.

OG 04-128

HPA number
HPA 04-212
Location

3257 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Revised design for swing gate - existing
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for revision to approved design for wood gate to swing as erected. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-76) Commission regrets that gate was installed prior to the review of revisions to the design. Note is made that existing access easement between neighbors is beyond the purview of the Commission's review.

OG 04-129

HPA number
HPA 04-213
Location

3110 M Street, NW
United States

Owner
Kiehl's since 1851 - Canal Square
Property
Canal Square – Kiehl's
Description
Pin-mounted sign, projecting sign and light fixtures
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign of brushed stainless steel pin-mounted letters reading ' Kiehl's since 1851' and three gooseneck light fixtures as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March 2004. Proposed projecting sign was NOT approved and has been deleted from this application. See case OG 04-130 for storefront. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 04-130

HPA number
HPA 04-214
Location

3110 M Street, NW
United States

Owner
Kiehl's since 1851 - Canal Square
Property
Canal Square – Kiehl's
Description
Alterations to storefront
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront, including new doors and cladding of existing storefront with brushed stainless steel as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March 2004. Projecting sign was NOT approved. See case OG 04-129 for sign. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 04-131

HPA number
HPA 04-215
Location

2910 Olive Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replace existing fence and gates with vertical board fence and gates
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing fence and two gates at rear with a wood vertical board fence and gates PROVIDED style is uniform with a continuous flat top, and that fence mounted on existing brick wall is no taller than 7-feet combined total measured from grade as allowed by code. See letter from applicant dated 9 April 2004. New board fence and gate must be painted or stained. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 04-132

HPA number
HPA 04-216
Location

3233 N Street, NW
United States

Owner
Odd Fellows
Property
Odd Fellows
Description
Brick garden wall with two gates, and planters
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed brick garden walls along driveway and courtyard to match neighbor's wall at rear of property as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March and 1 April 2004. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 04-133

HPA number
HPA 04-217
Location

1351 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
Georgetown Theatre
Property
Georgetown Theatre
Description
Alterations and repair of neon sign
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed repair of existing 1949 historic neon sign for the 'Georgetown Theater' and for repair of theater marquee. Recommend further study of future window openings. Recommend AGAINST alterations to the historic durastone cladding. Recommend further study of alternatives for existing sign for 'National Jewel Center' which was installed without review or permit.

OG 04-134

HPA number
HPA 04-218
Location

3218 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
Key's Court LLC - Cote Jardin Antiques
Property
Key's Court – Cote Jardin Antiques
Description
Pin-mounted sign on front wall and sign on fountain pediment
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed painted sign with letters no taller than 7-inches reading 'Cote Jardin Antiques' on new storefront; and for 3-inch high pin-mounted letters reading 'Robert Bell Architects' on new fountain as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 March 2004. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval. There was not sufficient information for permit review for proposed arch on side yard. File separate submission of working drawings, including details, with permit application for arch on side yard for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-135

HPA number
HPA 04-219
Location

3219 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
D.C. Public School - Hyde Elementary School
Property
Hyde Elementary School
Description
Landscape plan and brick wall
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to proposed concept design for landscaping of sidewalk plaza in front of Hyde Elementary School playground for the protection of existing trees as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 1 April 2004. No objection to a concept of a brick wall and historic gate for driveway. Recommend coordination with the DC Government Department of Public Schools of this and other projects for the site. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-136

HPA number
HPA 04-220
Location

1614 34th Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Three-story rear addition
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed three-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 31 March 2004. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-08).

OG 04-138

HPA number
HPA 04-223
Location

1734 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
United States

Owner
Curry Club
Property
Curry Club
Description
Metal awning and sign
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed steel panel sign with cut-out letters no taller than 4-inches reading 'Curry Club' and hidden light source, and for projecting metal awning as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 31 March 2004, PROVIDED bolts are installed through mortar joints, not brick, and the existing light fixture and electric conduit on front facade are removed.

OG 04-139

HPA number
HPA 04-224
Location

1559 33rd Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Window replacement
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows in front facade, which must be repaired. No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of windows and door on rear facade, which will not be visible from public thoroughfare.

OG 04-140

HPA number
HPA 04-225
Location

3320 R Street, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement wood vertical board fence
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of existing fence at rear with a 6-ft high wood vertical board fence as proposed. New board fence must be painted or stained.

OG 04-141

HPA number
HPA 04-230
Location

3604 O Street, NW
United States

Owner
1322-24-26-28 36th Street, NW - Georgetown University Alumni House
Property
Georgetown University Alumni House
Description
Basement excavation and underpinning of walls
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed excavation of basement and underpinning of walls, all of which is work below grade. Proposed work conforms with proposed alterations for the Georgetown University Alumni House which received prior concept approval. See previous Recommendation (OG 03-88). Disturbed sidewalk surfaces, if any, will match existing conditions after work is completed.

OG 04-142

HPA number
HPA 04-241
Location

3414 Volta Place, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement wood vertical board fence
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing fence at rear with a 6-ft high wood vertical board fence. New board fence must be painted or stained.

OG 04-143

HPA number
HPA 04-244
Location

3025 Cambridge Place, NW
United States

Owner
Residence
Property
Residence
Description
Replace stockade fence with wood vertical board fence and gate
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of existing stockade fence and gate at rear with a 7-ft high wood vertical board fence and gate as proposed. New board fence and gate must be painted or stained.