Shipstead-Luce Appendix: CFA Meeting — 15 September 2022

SL 22-114

Property
Office building
Description
New rooftop cellular antenna facility
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the construction of a new rooftop cellular installation for T-Mobile, including two new sectors to be mounted to an existing mechanical screen wall and one new sled-mounted sector, as well as a stealth screen wall at Sector 2, as shown in materials received and dated 8 July 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 25 August 2022, PROVIDED that the wall-mounted antennas and mounting structures be installed no higher than one foot below the top of the wall behind, PROVIDED that the wall-mounted antennas and their support structures in Sector 1 be painted to match the wall behind, and PROVIDED that the stealth screen wall in Sector 2 exactly match the penthouse wall in color, texture, and detail. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 22-140

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Cellular antennas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of six replacement panel antennas, six replacement remote radio heads, three new panel antennas, and three new remote radio heads for Verizon Wireless at an existing rooftop cellular installation, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022, PROVIDED that the antennas be mounted no higher than the existing antennas to be replaced, and PROVIDED that the wall-mounted antennas and their support structures be painted to match the wall behind. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 22-141

Property
Government Accountability Office
Description
Cellular antennas
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Property is under the control of the U.S. General Services Administration and is not subject to the Shipstead-Luce Act.  See Consent Calendar for 15 September 2022, case number CFA 15/SEP/22-m for recommended action.

SL 22-142

Property
Knollwood Military Retirement Community
Description
Cellular antennas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of twelve replacement panel cellular antennas and six replacement remote radio heads for Verizon Wireless at an existing rooftop cellular installation, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022, PROVIDED that the tops of the replacement antennas be mounted no higher than the tops of the existing antennas. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 22-143

Property
Office building
Description
Cellular antennas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of eleven replacement panel antennas and nine replacement radio head antennas for Verizon Wireless on the penthouse of an existing building, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022, PROVIDED that the antennas and supports be painted to match the color of the penthouse wall, PROVIDED that the relocated antennas be mounted no higher than the existing antennas, PROVIDED that the relocated antennas on the north and east facades be mounted as tight to the penthouse wall and as far from the northeast corner of the penthouse 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.

SL 22-144

Property
The Portals III
Description
New entrance door & ramp
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the conversion of an existing window opening to a door and sidelight, and for the construction of a new exterior ramp, low masonry wall, and railings on private property, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 8 September 2022. Submission largely conforms with previously approved permit submission. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 22-145

HPA number
HPA 22-448
Property
Single-family residence
Description
Solar panels
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 materials received and dated 2 September 2022. 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 22-146

HPA number
HPA 22-449
Property
Office building
Description
Cellular antennas
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Property is under the control of the District of Columbia government and is not subject to the Shipstead-Luce Act. See Consent Calendar for 15 September 2022, case number CFA 15/SEP/22-n for recommended action.

SL 22-147

HPA number
HPA 22-450
Property
Market Square
Description
Cellular antennas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of four replacement panel antennas, four replacement remote radio heads, and four relocated remote radio heads behind an existing screen wall at the penthouse of an existing building for AT&T, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022. Refer to National Park Service. Refer to General Services Administration. Refer to National Capital Planning Commission. 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 22-148

Property
Office building
Description
Renovation, addition, and new facades
Review Type
Revised concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the extension for an additional two years of the previous concept approval for alterations and additions to an existing office building proposed to be converted to residential use, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 23 September 2022. Submission exactly conforms with previously approved concept submission. Note: This is a concept approval only. When ready, submit the permit drawings and a permit application to DCRA for review by the Commission.

SL 22-150

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Facade repair
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for facade repairs at one unit and a rooftop cooling tower enclosure at an existing condominium building, as shown in materials received 2 September 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 13 September 2022, 6 October 2022, and 14 November 2022. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 22-151

Property
Southwest Waterfront development, "District Wharf", Water Building 1
Description
Tenant fit-out, exterior modifications, and signs - Limani
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the concept for new operable storefront doors and new patio seating and planters at a third floor terrace for a restaurant tenant at an existing building under construction, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022. Recommend AGAINST the concept for a new pergola with operable louvers at the third floor terrace, due to its incompatibility with the design of the building, and for signs on all four facades, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022. Forward a new submission for signs that comply with the regulations for the Shipstead-Luce Act area when ready. Staff notes with regret that the base building permit was issued without referral for CFA review; permit applications at the District Wharf, including all water side buildings, require CFA review. Note: This is a concept approval only. When ready, submit the permit drawings and a permit application to DCRA for review by the Commission.

SL 22-152

Property
AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School
Description
New & replacement signs
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of one new and one replacement sign, both halo-illuminated, on an existing building for AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 28 September 2022. This permit supersedes the previously approved permit submission for signs and awnings, SL 21-159. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 22-153

Property
Multi-family residence
Description
Cellular antennas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Returned without action. Property is not within the jurisdiction of the Shipstead-Luce Act and is not subject to review by the Commission of Fine Arts.

SL 22-154

HPA number
HPA 22-452
Property
Willard Hotel
Description
Cellular antennas
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of three new panel antennas, six new remote radio heads, and associated equipment on the roof of an existing building for Dish Wireless. Refer to National Park Service. Refer to General Services Administration. Refer to National Capital Planning Commission. 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 22-155

Property
L'Enfant Plaza North Building
Description
New rooftop cellular antenna facility
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the construction of a new rooftop cellular installation for Dish Wireless, including three new panel antennas, six new remote radio heads, and associated equipment at the penthouse of an existing building, a shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 21 November 2022, PROVIDED that that the antennas and mounting structures be installed no higher than one foot below the top of the wall behind, PROVIDED that all antennas, other equipment, and mounting structures be painted to match the wall behind, PROVIDED that all antennas are mounted as tight as possible to the wall behind, and PROVIDED that the proposed equipment cabinet be mounted as low 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.

SL 22-156

HPA number
HPA 22-453
Property
Office building
Description
New sign - Fiola
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of one replacement sign at an existing building for Fiola da Fabio Trabocchi, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022, PROVIDED that the push-through letters be limited to 1/4" projection and that they have opaque faces. Refer to National Park Service. Refer to General Services Administration. Refer to National Capital Planning Commission. 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 22-157

Property
Single-family residence
Description
Solar panels
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, with all associated equipment to be mounted to the rear facade of the house, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 22-158

HPA number
HPA 22-454
Property
Single-family residence
Description
Solar panels
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, with all associated equipment to be mounted to the rear facade of the house, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022. 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 22-159

Property
The Yards, Parcel G
Description
Sidewalk cafe
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without action. Property is subject to CFA review as a submission from the U.S. General Services Administration. See Consent Calendar for 15 September 2022, case number CFA 15/SEP/22-o for recommended action.

SL 22-161

HPA number
HPA 22-456
Property
Office building
Description
Wall repairs
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the structural stabilization of the side wall of a house, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022. 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 22-163

Property
Office building
Description
Sculpture installation
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation on private property of a sculpture intended to honor the service of the Pan American Health Organization staff during the global Covid-19 pandemic, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 26 September 2022. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.