Shipstead-Luce Appendix: CFA Meeting — 19 February 2015

SL 09-037

Location

1820 Clydesdale Place, NW, #408
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Window replacement
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Application was held open on 18 February 2009 at the request of the applicant, and no revised materials were ever received. Recommend AGAINST the issuance of permit for vinyl replacement windows, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2009.

SL 15-038

HPA number
HPA 15-126
Location

163 D Street, SE
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Single-family residence
Description
Modifications to door and window openings, new front stair
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of replacement windows and for the re-establishment of the historic front entrance location, including the construction of a new door opening and a new stair and landing, as shown in materials received and dated 9 January 2015 and supplemental materials received and dated 10 February 2015.  Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.

SL 15-051

HPA number
HPA 15-170
Location

2900 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Cathedral Mansions South
Description
Landscape modifications
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for modifications to the site of Cathedral Mansions South, as shown in supplemental materials received and dated 5 February 2015.  Recommend that the northernmost planting bed along Connecticut Avenue be extended to the walkway along the north property line, and that the size of the remaining planting beds be reduced as much as possible.  Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-052

Location

1280 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Portals Development
Description
Seasonal banners on light poles
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit and a public space permit for the installation of double banners on 43 light poles within the Portals complex, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015, provided that proposed design #4 be used for the "Welcome to The Portals" banners, and pending further consultation with the applicant on the graphic design of the seasonal banners.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-054

Location

4024 Arkansas Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Single-family residence
Description
Replacement windows & porch reconstruction
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of replacement windows and doors and the reconstruction of a porch, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015 and supplemental materials received and dated 17 February 2015, 19 February 2015 and 12 March 2015. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-055

Location

4509 Colorado Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Single-family residence
Description
Replacement walkway
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the construction of a new walkway and steps, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015 and supplemental materials received and dated 12 February 2015.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-056

Location

4660 Broad Branch Road, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Single-family residence
Description
Rooftop solar panel array
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of solar panels on the roof of an existing house, as shown in supplemental materials received and dated 9 February 2015.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-057

Location

1510 H Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Mixed-use
Description
Sign
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST the issuance of a permit for the installation of an internally-illuminated sign for BAU International University, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015.  Forward a new and completely documented submission for a sign that complies with the Shipstead-Luce Act sign provisions in the DC Building Code when ready.

SL 15-058

Location

2500 Calvert Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Description
Rooftop antennas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the addition of three new panel antennas and associated equipment to an existing cellular antenna installation for T-Mobile, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015, provided that the top of the antennas be no higher than the portion of the penthouse wall to which they are attached, and provided that the antennas and mounting brackets be painted to match the existing penthouse walls.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-059

HPA number
HPA 15-201
Location

3426 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Single-family residence
Description
New rear deck and sitework
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Property is not within the jurisdiction of the Shipstead-Luce Act and is not subject to review by the Commission of Fine Arts.

SL 15-065

Location

1801 Primrose Road, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Single-family residence
Description
Sunroom addition
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the construction of a sunroom addition to an existing house, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015 and supplemental materials received and dated 19 March 2015. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-066

HPA number
HPA 15-210
Location

730 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Bank of America
Description
Replacement light fixtures
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of four replacement light fixtures in existing locations, for the relamping of the existing historic light standards, and for the removal of one security light from an existing light standard and the repair of this light standard, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015.  Recommend AGAINST the issuance of a permit for the installation of four light fixtures in new locations, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015.  Coordinate the relamping and cleaning of the historic light standards with the DC Historic Preservation Office.  Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-067

HPA number
HPA 15-TBD
Location

2240 Cathedral Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Single-family residence
Description
Modifications to rear facade
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for modifications to the rear facade of an existing house, including recladding the existing second floor parapet in stucco, replacing the existing third floor railing with a stucco parapet, and recladding the vertical and horizontal structural supports of a glazed wall in copper, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015.  Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-069

HPA number
HPA 15-214
Location

500 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Corcoran Gallery
Description
New signs
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of replacement signs in seven locations and replacement window graphics on one door, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015, provided that the kerning of the letters to be incised into marble at the two plinths and two monument signs be carefully adjusted to avoid the appearance of word processing.  Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-070

HPA number
HPA 15-TBD
Location

2708 Virginia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Higgins Service Station (gas station)
Description
Cellular antennas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of one new pole-mounted canister cellular antenna and associated equipment, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015 and supplemental materials received and dated 12 February 2015.  Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-071

Location

500 L'Enfant Plaza, SW / 875-895 Frontage Road, SW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
L'Enfant Plaza
Description
New office building
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for modifications to an existing access road in anticipation of the future construction of a new office building, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015.  Submission is consistent with the previously approved design for the office building and site.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-072

Location

409 3rd Street, SW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Office building
Description
Addition and renovation
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for additions and renovations to the Washington Office Center, with the exception of the printed fabric scrim at the Metro entrance ceiling, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015.  Forward a new submission for exterior signs when ready, and coordinate the review of exterior building materials with staff.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-073

HPA number
HPA 15-TBD
Location

300 D Street, SW / 400 4th Street, SW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Museum of the Bible
Description
Addition and renovation for new museum
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for additions and renovations to the Terminal Refrigerating and Warehousing Company building to convert it for use as the Museum of the Bible, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015.  Submission conforms with previously approved concept.  Forward separate submissions for exterior signs and art installations when ready, and coordinate the review of exterior building materials with staff.  Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 15-076

Location

780 Water Street, SW / 800 Maine Avenue, SW
Washington, DC
United States

Property
Southwest Waterfront development, "The Wharf", Capitol Yacht Club
Description
New yacht club building
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the construction of a new building for the Capitol Yacht Club, as shown in materials received and dated 6 February 2015.  Submission conforms with the previously approved concept.  Note:  Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.