Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 17 October 2002

OG 02-192

HPA number
HPA 02-334
Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition
Review Type
Concept - revised design
Superseded By
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Case was superseded by permit application under case OG 02-346.

OG 02-295

HPA number
HPA 02-541
Property
The Cloisters
Description
New house - in-fill
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for proposed in-fill house in The Cloisters as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 24 September 2002, PROVIDED the front areaway is reduced and a planter is introduced along the sidewalk. File separate submission of working drawings, including details and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 02-304a

HPA number
HPA 02-548
Property
Georgetown Incinerator
Description
Alterations for louvers at sidewalk level and sign scheme
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of signs for the Ritz Carlton Hotel, for the parking garage and for the building addresses in relation to the Georgetown Incinerator Project as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 24 September 2002. Loews sign on Wisconsin avenue will be aligned with light fixture underneath. The Commission recommends a waiver in the number and size of signs due to the nature of this project. No objection to deletion of driveway gate from project. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed louvers at pedestrian level on Building 'C' facing Wisconsin Avenue. Supplemental drawings indicate that louvers have been deleted from submission and alternatives for interior modifications are being considered.

OG 02-304b

HPA number
HPA 02-548
Property
Georgetown Incinerator
Description
Alterations for louvers at sidewalk level and sign scheme
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of signs for the Ritz Carlton Hotel, for the parking garage and for the building addresses in relation to the Georgetown Incinerator Project as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 24 September 2002. Loews sign on Wisconsin avenue will be aligned with light fixture underneath. The Commission recommends a waiver from the restrictions of the Building Code for the proposed number and size of signs due to the nature of this project which encompasses a whole square. Additional signs for the complex, including retail and commercial signs which were not included in the present submission, must be submitted for review by the Commission when ready. No objection to deletion of driveway gate from project. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed louvers at pedestrian level on Building 'C' facing Wisconsin Avenue. Supplemental drawings indicate that louvers have been deleted from submission and alternatives for interior modifications are being considered.

OG 02-311

HPA number
HPA N/A
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to rear wall and rear new dormers
Review Type
Concept
Superseded By
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Case was superseded by permit application under case OG 02-345.

OG 02-316

HPA number
HPA 02-567
Property
Residence
Description
Garage building
Review Type
Permit - revised design
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed garage building as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 17 September 2002, which indicate a metal paneled garage door and two skylights: one on either side slope of hipped roof. No objection to proposed revisions to previously approved design (see OG 01-146).

OG 02-318

HPA number
HPA 02-578
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement stockade fence at rear
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 1 October 2002 indicate that proposed replacement-in-kind of fence will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 02-319

HPA number
HPA 02-579
Property
Residence
Description
Picket fence around existing A/C equipment on public space
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed picket fence that is inappropriate for installation on public space. Note is made that existing mechanical equipment on public space was installed without review or permit, is NOT an appropriate installation for the historic district, and should be removed and relocated behind existing fence within private property no later than 28 February 2003. Original conditions prior to installation should be restored.

OG 02-320

HPA number
HPA 02-580
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement board fence and gates at rear
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement-in-kind board fence and double gate at end of public alley. New fence and gates will be stained or painted.

OG 02-321

HPA number
HPA N/A
Property
Four Seasons Hotel
Description
Additions for meeting rooms off C & O Canal
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations and additions to the Four Seasons Hotel adjacent to the C & O Canal. See letter from the National Park Service in support of proposed design. 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 02-325

HPA number
HPA N/A
Property
Safeway
Description
Replacement sign logos
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed installation of two signs composed of the 'S' logo to be located on the new pediments over entry vestibules as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 September 2002. Supplemental detail drawings conform to permit design previously approved. See previous Recommendation (OG 02-143). 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 02-326

HPA number
HPA 02-600
Description
Final permit coordination set for Incinerator project
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
See attached letter dated 11 October 2002.

OG 02-327

HPA number
HPA 02-602
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement board fence
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement-in-kind board fence and gate. New fence and gate will be stained or painted. 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 02-329

HPA number
HPA N/A
Property
Johnny Rockets
Description
Three awnings and sign
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for three proposed shed awnings with open sides installed within the masonry openings and with no additional signs as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 15 October 2002. No objection to the proposed acrylic woven fabric for the awnings; vinyl was NOT approved. 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 02-330

HPA number
HPA 02-603
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement windows - existing
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing replacement windows which were installed prior to review, without a permit, and are NOT appropriate to this contributing historic building. The introduction of a secondary window frame diminishes from the original configuration and historic character of the windows that were removed. File new submission of working drawings for a replacement window that matches original detailing, as shown in adjoining house, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Five existing replacement windows in front facade must be removed and replaced with appropriate approved windows no later than 28 February 2003.

OG 02-331

HPA number
HPA 02-604
Property
Coach
Description
Signs
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign scheme composed of 8-inch high letters on sign band above entry door and two sets of 5 3/4-inch letters on valance of awnings on storefront ONLY. All lettering on signs will read 'Coach'. Awnings had been previously approved. See case OG 02-310. 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 02-332

HPA number
HPA 02-605
Property
Residence
Description
Three-story rear addition
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation
Recommend AGAINST concept design for proposed three story rear addition. As proposed, addition is too large and out-of-character with the historic building, part of a group of row houses. Recommend further study of reconfiguration of existing interior spaces or of a two story addition that does not project as far into the rear yard. Recommend AGAINST concept design for alterations to front door. There is no objection to concept of alterations to the parking pad off alley. File separate submission of drawings with new concept application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 02-333

HPA number
HPA 02-606
Property
Cox's Row
Description
Landscaping at front and rear, pavilion and board fence at rear
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including relocation of brownstone steps and new iron fence for basement steps in front yard, and metal pavilion, wood fence and gate, new parking pad off alley, and new landscaping in rear yard. Working drawings conform to approved concept review. See previous Recommendation (OG 02-209). 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 02-334

HPA number
HPA 02-607
Description
Alterations to storefront
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation
Recommend AGAINST concept design of alterations to storefront as proposed which are out-of-character with contributing historic building. Recommend retention of existing masonry piers, cornice, door frame and other historic fabric. Recommend further study of a design of shop windows that is more compatible to the character of the building. As proposed, the butt-glazing detailing is not appropriate.

OG 02-336

HPA number
HPA 02-609
Property
Mie-N-Yu
Description
Alterations to storefront and new awning
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront and new 'Sunbrella' -fabric awning. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 02-247). File separate submission of working drawings with permit application for new sign on existing projecting sign panel for review by the Commission when ready. 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 02-338

HPA number
HPA 02-611
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to roof for new dormers
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to concept design for proposed new gambrel roof and dormers as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 3 October 2002. Supplemental drawings indicate 4'-3" additional height of ridge line which will not be higher than neighboring structure's roof line. File new submission of working drawings, including details and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 02-339

HPA number
HPA 02-612
Property
Dumbarton Oaks
Description
Excavation for sewer on public space
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without Action. Submitted materials indicate that proposed work is underground excavation under street for installation of new sewer. Dumbarton Oaks will take responsibility for the restoration of S Street after the completion of the construction of the new facilities which have been reviewed in concept. See previous Recommendations (OG 02-135 and OG 02-324). Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review.

OG 02-340

HPA number
HPA 02-613
Property
Dumbarton Oaks
Description
Fence and underground utility tunnel
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed new iron fence with brick base and piers, in coordination with construction of underground utility tunnel under sidewalk which is part of the master plan for Dumbarton Oaks new library and service court project (See case OG 02-324). Flemish bond will be continued on sides as well as on front face of brick piers. Sidewalk paving and curb will be restored after construction is complete to match existing conditions. 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 02-341

HPA number
HPA 02-618
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement fence
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 6'-0' high replacement wood board fence as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 3 October 2002. Replacement stockade fence previously proposed was NOT approved. New replacement board fence will 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 02-343

HPA number
HPA 02-620
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement deck over rear porch
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement deck and new railing on roof of rear porch as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 7 October 2002. Applicant deleted proposed first floor enclosure of rear porch from this submission and will file separate permit application for that portion of the work. 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 02-345

HPA number
HPA N/A
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to rear wall and rear new dormers
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for two proposed new dormers on rear slope of roof and for alterations to masonry openings at basement level for new pair of windows and two doors as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 7 October 2002. Supplemental drawings indicate wood doors and windows with consistent divisions, alignment of basement side windows, retention of wider masonry piers (2'-0') and a 6'-0' opening at basement level. 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 02-346

HPA number
HPA 02-623
Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition without parapets between different roof sections. Working drawings conform to recommendation given during concept review. See previous Recommendation (OG 02-192). 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.