Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 20 February 2020

OG 19-180

HPA number
HPA 19-356
Property
Residence
Description
Replacement siding, new fence, and trash enclosures in public right-of-way
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for an open metal fence at west elevation, trash enclosures on south elevation, and siding replacement, per supplemental drawings received 18 December 2019; PROVIDED the fence is not taller than others on the block, the trash enclosures do not project more than 6" beyond the chimney into the sidewalk, any extant historic siding is salvaged and repaired for reuse, and the applicant continue to work with staff to ensure details are adequately documented for permit submission. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-001

HPA number
HPA 20-002
Property
Commercial
Description
Signage and canopy for Orange Theory
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for halo-lit sign reading "Orangetheory Fitness," per supplemental drawings received 16 January 2020, which indicate that all penetrations, electrical and structural, will be installed at the mortar joints and that the letters and logo will be no taller 12 inches. No other work is included in this 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 20-003

HPA number
HPA 20-005
Property
Commercial
Description
Alterations, signs, and ATM - United Bank
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for an individually pin-mounted and halo-lit sign reading UNITED BANK to be located on replacement metal sign band, two white vinyl door decals for address and lobby hours, replacement glazing with simulated divided light muntins, and interior partition wall to screen ATM room, per supplemental drawings received 11 February 2020. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-026

HPA number
HPA 20-034
Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for a rear addition, per supplemental drawings received 17 January 2020, PROVIDED that option 2 is the basis for design and the detailing and fenestration is further simplified. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-036

HPA number
HPA 20-071
Property
Residence
Description
Rear second story addition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
Returned without action. Concept application OG 20-036 / HPA 20-071 for a rear addition superseded by OG 20-075 / HPA 20-142.

OG 20-039

HPA number
HPA 20-074
Property
Commercial
Description
Rooftop mechanical, awning replacement, signage, and outdoor seating - Dig
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for new rooftop mechanical and exhaust pipe, replacement retractable awnings, outdoor dining furniture and planters, replacement light fixtures, refurbishment of existing neon rooftop sign to read DIG, and one new wall sign on south elevation, also reading DIG, per supplemental drawings received 17 January 2020. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-044

HPA number
HPA 20-079
Property
Residence
Description
Upgrade and relocation of Pepco electric meter
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
Returned without action. Permit application for a utility meter was withdrawn at the written request of the applicant on 1 January 2020.

OG 20-052

HPA number
HPA 20-087
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to front entrance, landscaping
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for replacement of existing bluestone-faced concrete steps with new monolithic gray granite steps, replacement of metal railings, removal of two existing lanterns, and new landscaping, per supplemental drawings received 30 January 2020, which indicate that the existing wood stairs and tiled floor within entryway will be retained, PROVIDED stair layout is further studied in an effort to keep the footprint of the new stairs within the existing footprint. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-057

HPA number
HPA 20-093
Property
Commercial
Description
Exterior stair
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for removal of existing concrete stair at west wall of Wawa for installation of new metal stair to fit within the existing stair footprint, per supplemental drawings received 6 February 2020, which indicate the stair and railing do not extend beyond the north facade onto the sidewalk. Demolition of small adjacent brick structure not part of this 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 20-059

HPA number
HPA 20-100
Property
Residence
Description
Replace existing wood fence and gate in front yard
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit to replace existing stockade wood fence in side yard with a board wood fence, six feet tall with cedar cap and gate in same location as existing, per supplemental drawings received 18 February 2019, PROVIDED that the fence is stained a dark color, similar to the existing fence and structural posts and rails are located on the interior face so not to be visible from the street. 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 20-060

HPA number
HPA 20-102
Property
Commercial
Description
Antennas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of six existing AT&T antennas and associated equipment on the penthouse of the Four Seasons Hotel, per supplemental drawings received 29 January 2020, which indicate the antennas and equipment would not be visible. 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 20-061

HPA number
HPA 20-107
Property
Residence
Description
Front door replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of existing six-panel wood door at front elevation to match existing, per supplemental drawings received 23 January 2020. 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 20-062

HPA number
HPA 20-109
Property
Commercial
Description
Blade sign for "Church Hall"
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for "Church Hall" blade sign installed beside Georgetown Park entrance on Wisconsin Avenue, per drawings received 17 January 2020, which indicate the sign will not cover any architectural detail and will be installed at the 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 20-063

HPA number
HPA 20-110
Property
Commercial
Description
New awning for Verizon
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for new gray sunbrella awning cover on the existing awning framing at the Verizon storefront, per drawings received 17 January 2020, which indicate that the awning will remain open on both ends and will have no signage or graphics on the fabric. 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 20-064

HPA number
HPA 20-111
Property
Commercial
Description
New wall sign for Verizon
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of existing flat "Verizon wireless" sign with new halo-lit sign reading "Verizon," per supplemental drawings received 23 January 2020, which indicate the letters will be 10 inches tall and the four existing gooseneck lights will be removed, PROVIDED sign is installed through the 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 20-065

HPA number
HPA 20-112
Property
Commercial
Description
Renovation, stair relocation
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for alterations, including rear stair and balcony reconfiguration, rehabilitation of existing partially-collapsed accessory structure at rear, and installation of new door and window systems at two rear accessory structures, per supplemental drawings received 6 February 2020. 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 20-066

HPA number
HPA 20-120
Property
Residence
Description
Rooftop solar panels
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
Returned without action. Submitted materials for permit application for rooftop solar panels are insufficient for review. File new submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-067

HPA number
HPA 20-126
Property
Residence
Description
Replace windows on rear elevation, third floor
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit to replace three double-hung windows on the third floor of the rear elevation with Fibrex double-glazed windows to match the existing two-over-two design, per supplemental drawings received 11 February 2020. 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 20-068

HPA number
HPA 20-128
Property
Commercial
Description
Install new rooftop antennas with canisters
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for two antennas concealed with gray canister to be located at the south end of the roof and two RRH antennas, per drawings received 17 January 2020 PROVIDED that the existing mounting sled is reused to minimize penetrations into the building. 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 20-069

HPA number
HPA 20-132
Property
Residence
Description
Window replacement - existing alterations without review
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of existing windows with wood windows to match original windows, per supplemental drawings received ___ February 2020. Inappropriate windows installed without review and approval must be removed and new windows that match originals must be installed. 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 20-072

HPA number
HPA 20-137
Property
Residence
Description
Window replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of three non-original casement windows at the second floor of rear ell with double-glazed, simulated-divided-lite, double-hung, six-over-six wood windows, per supplemental drawings received 6 February 2020, which indicate that the existing sills and brickmoulds would be retained. 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 20-073

HPA number
HPA 20-138
Property
Residence
Description
Replace rear second and third floor windows
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
Returned without action. Permit application for replacement of rear second and third floor windows was withdrawn at the written request of the applicant on 12 February 2020.

OG 20-074

HPA number
HPA 20-140
Property
Commercial
Description
Antennas - T-Mobile
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for T-Mobile antenna replacement, new RRUs, sled mount replacement, new cables, and two additional battery cabinets, per drawings received 17 January 2020, PROVIDED the new sleds are no taller than the existing sleds. 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 20-075

HPA number
HPA 20-142
Property
Residence
Description
Rear second story addition
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for a rear second-story addition, per supplemental drawings received 17 January 2020. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-076

HPA number
HPA 20-143
Property
Residence
Description
Replace two windows and door
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit to replace existing casement window on third floor of west elevation with a six-over-six, double-hung, true divided light wood window to match adjacent windows, replace a double-hung window on the third floor east elevation with an eight-over-eight, double-hung, true divided light wood window, and to replace a door on the second floor south elevation with an eight-light, true divided light wood door, per drawings received 17 January 2020. 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 20-077

HPA number
HPA 20-044
Property
Commercial
Description
Rooftop mechanical units
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design to install rooftop mechanical equipment without screening, per drawings received 17 January 2020, PROVIDED the applicant study an alternate plan that relocates at least two of the units closer to the western edge of flat roof. If alternate plan is feasible, a mock-up should be documented. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-078

HPA number
HPA 20-145
Property
Commercial
Description
New sign reading "Veronica Beard"
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for bronze-clad hanging sign reading "Veronica Beard" and LED light over the hanging sign painted to match storefront, per supplemental drawings received 5 February 2020, which indicate that no vinyl signage will be installed. No electrical equipment or conduits shall be visible on the exterior. 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 20-080

HPA number
HPA 20-147
Property
Residence
Description
Replace rear one story addition, landscape modifications, replace select windows, fence repairs
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
Returned without action. Concept application for alterations and an addition was withdrawn at the written request of the applicant on 27 January 2020.

OG 20-081

HPA number
HPA 20-148
Property
Residence
Description
Alterations to deck, shed, gate, and landscaping
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit to replace an existing rear deck and enclose the area beneath with wood lattice between brick piers, alterations to basement fenestration, change one set of French doors to windows on the south elevation, remove shed at front fence line and construct an open trash enclosure, and replace existing vehicular gate with new design, per supplemental drawings received 11 February 2020. 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 20-082

HPA number
HPA 20-149
Property
Commercial
Description
New sign reading "Dunner Law," door replacement, site work
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for blade sign at front reading "Dunner Law," repaving of existing bluestone terrace at rear with brick on dust, replacement of existing brick wall at north side of rear terrace, restoration of back door and transom, and installation of new lantern and security camera at rear, per supplemental drawings received 23 January 2020, PROVIDED "your IP anchor" is removed from the sign. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-083

HPA number
HPA 20-150
Property
Commercial
Description
Addition
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to issuance of permit for a third floor addition clad with Trespa siding on the rear elevation and gray, standing seam metal on the front mansard, per supplemental drawings received 11 February 2020. 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 20-085

HPA number
HPA 20-152
Property
Residence
Description
Install new retaining wall and metal fence in front yard
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for open metal fence in front yard, per drawings received 17 January 2020, PROVIDED that the fence and wall combined does not exceed 42 inches in height and the decorative motif of the fence be incorporated into the gates or eliminated altogether. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-087

HPA number
HPA 20-154
Property
Commercial
Description
Third floor addition and alterations
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
Recommend AGAINST approval of concept design for a second and third floor addition with alterations to the storefront, per supplemental drawings received 3 February 2020, which would not be compatible with the character of the building or the historic district.

OG 20-089

HPA number
HPA 20-156
Property
Residence
Description
Fence replacement, site work
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for rear site work, per supplemental drawings received 5 February 2020. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-090

HPA number
HPA 20-057
Property
Residence
Description
Green roof at garage
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for trash enclosure and green roof with planters, per drawings received 17 January 2020, which indicate that there will be no permanent access to the roof. 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 20-091

HPA number
HPA 20-158
Property
Residence
Description
Rear addition, window and door replacement
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for rear addition, window and door replacement at rear, and basement door replacement at front, per supplemental drawings received 30 January 2020, PROVIDED Scheme A is submitted for permit and basement door at front is replaced to match existing with single glazing. Applicant must coordinate with staff regarding age and replacement of rear windows prior to permit submission. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-092

HPA number
HPA 20-158
Property
Residence
Description
New pergola and fountain
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
Returned without action. Submission materials and a site visit on 17 January 2020 indicate proposed pergola and fountain at rear yard would not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 20-093

HPA number
HPA 20-160
Property
Residence
Description
Roof, gutters, and shutter replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of existing painted terne roof with lead-coated copper roof to match existing, replacement of existing aluminum gutters and downspouts with lead-coated copper half-round gutters and downspouts, replacement of existing wood shutters to match existing, and revision to previously approved site work, including retention of existing pool and relocation of proposed geothermal wells, per supplemental drawings received 12 February 2020, PROVIDED the new wood shutters are operable. Roofing of main house has standing-seam terne, while front porch, side porch, rear ell has flat seam. 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 20-098

HPA number
HPA 20-165
Property
Commercial
Description
Master plan for BID street furniture and treebox treatment
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for moveable furniture, planters, signs, and rubberized tree box mulch per submission received 17 January 2020, PROVIDED the applicant document the priority locations and site plans for each site as part of their permit submission. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.