Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 21 May 2020

OG 20-116

HPA number
HPA 20-205
Property
Residence
Description
Addition and renovation
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for alterations, per supplemental drawings received 15 April 2020, including enclosure of a section of the existing balcony with an addition underneath at the ground floor, new skylights, new gate openings at front brick wall, new pedestrian door at rear alley, enclosure of garden loggia, and site work, PROVIDED Option A is submitted in the permit drawings for the treatment of the existing balcony openings, the skylights are shifted further east to ensure they are not visible above the roof ridge, and the permit set includes a detail showing the cross section through the ridge with the height and position of the skylight. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-124

HPA number
HPA 20-218
Property
Residence
Description
New fence and trash enclosure in public right-of-way; siding replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for replacement siding, trash enclosures, and fence, due to insufficient information on proposed siding replacement as requested at the 2 April 2020 review by the Old Georgetown Board.

OG 20-125

HPA number
HPA 20-224
Property
Residence
Description
Rear door replacement
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for replacement of existing aluminum sliding doors at rear with aluminum-clad doors to match existing layout, per supplemental drawings received 29 April 2020, which indicate that two sliding door systems would be mulled together at the center of the opening to create a four-panel system to match existing. 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 20-133

HPA number
HPA 20-253
Property
Residence
Description
Relocate front entry
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design to relocate the front entry to the northernmost bay, per supplemental drawings received 5 May 2020. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-149

HPA number
HPA 20-270
Property
Residence
Description
Two new garages
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for two new garages and a new brick wall located on rear alley, per supplemental drawings received 14 May 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 20-151

HPA number
HPA 20-272
Property
Residence
Description
Solar panels
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for installation of solar panels, per supplemental drawings received 22 April 2020, which indicate the panels would be mounted on the standing-seam roof of the main house and the ell. 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 20-152

HPA number
HPA 20-273
Property
Commercial
Description
Install kitchen exhaust flue
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for new exterior kitchen exhaust fan and flue located at the southeast corner of the previously approved rear addition and clad in brick to match the existing building, per drawings received 17 April 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 20-155

HPA number
HPA 20-280
Property
Residence
Description
Replace rear windows
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit to replace the double-hung windows on the rear elevation with full-frame, wood, two-over-two replacement windows that are single-glazed and true-divided-light, per drawings received 17 April 2020, which indicate the historic interior trim will be retained to the greatest extent possible. 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 20-156

HPA number
HPA 20-281
Property
Commercial
Description
Awnings and signs - Artists & Fleas
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for temporary banner sign reading "Artists & Fleas" installed at the pediment and removal of existing awnings at three front entrance doors, per supplemental drawings received 21 April 2020, which indicate that the letters and ampersand will be no taller than 12" and the sign will be installed at the mortar joints. If business is still in place in 1 year, a more permanent sign option must be explored. 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 20-157

HPA number
HPA 20-282
Property
Residence
Description
Solar panels
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for solar panels, per supplemental drawings received 11 May 2020, which indicate the panels will be installed almost flush with the roof, the power boxes will be installed on the front elevation underneath the existing metal stair, and the conduit will be installed on the interior of the residence. 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 20-158

HPA number
HPA 20-283
Property
Residence
Description
Solar panels
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for the installation of 12 solar panels on the rooftop, per supplemental drawings received 11 May 2020, which indicate that the panels and power boxes will not be visible from the public right of way and the conduit will be installed to the east of the west chimney at the rear. 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 20-159

HPA number
HPA 20-284
Property
Commercial
Description
Roof deck replacement and repair
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
Returned without action. A site visit completed on 13 March 2020 and drawings submitted on 17 April 2020 indicate that the proposed work shall be limited to the floor of the balcony and will not be visible from a public right of way. Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 20-161

HPA number
HPA 20-286
Property
Commercial
Description
New sign - Thos. Moser
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to concept design for a new non-illuminated sign reading, "Thos. Moser," mounted to an existing metal sign frame with gold lettering 8" tall and one white vinyl decal with store hours on the door of the east elevation, per supplemental drawings received 4 May 2020, which indicate the unapproved vinyl door decal with the store name will be removed. File permit submission at DCRA with detailed and dimensioned drawings for review by the Commission.

OG 20-162

HPA number
HPA 20-290
Property
Georgetown University
Description
Window and french door replacement; repair of front railing
Review Type
Revised permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of a revised permit to replace existing metal railing balusters in-kind and to replace existing vinyl windows with full-frame, single-glazed, true divided light wood replacement windows on the south and east elevation, and with simulated-divided-light wood windows and French doors on the north elevation and east side of the projecting bay on the north elevation, per supplemental drawings received 12 May 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 20-163

HPA number
HPA 20-291
Property
Residence
Description
Retaining wall replacement
Review Type
Revised permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
The Old Georgetown Board regrets that inappropriate mortar has rendered these existing historic bricks unusable. No objection to issuance of revised permit for replacement of existing brick walls that run along the west and south property lines of the lot, per supplemental drawings received 11 May 2020, which indicate that the obtuse angle of the corner pier will be rebuilt and that the walls will be rebuilt in sections to minimize erosion, ensure the height of the wall is not altered, and to allow salvage and reuse of as many bricks 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 prior to the issuance of a permit.

OG 20-164

HPA number
HPA 20-292
Property
Georgetown University - Leavey Center
Description
Antenna replacement for Verizon on Leavey Center
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
Returned without action. Submitted materials and a site visit on 17 April 2020 indicate that proposed replacement antennas for Verizon mounted to penthouse wall on the roof of the Leavey Center will not be visible from a public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 20-167

HPA number
HPA 20-295
Property
Residence
Description
Add shutters to front (west) elevation
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit for operable wood louvered shutters, mounted to the windows of the west elevation only, per supplemental drawings received 6 May 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 20-170

HPA number
HPA 20-298
Property
Residence
Description
Replace dormer window on front facade
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation
No objection to issuance of permit to replace the dormer window on the north elevation with a single-glazed, true-divided-light wood window per supplemental drawings received ___ May 2020, which indicate the wood trim will be matched in-kind. 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.