Shipstead-Luce Appendix: CFA Meeting — 20 October 2022

SL 21-102

Property
Single-family residence
Description
Replacement roof on house and garage
Review Type
Concept
Previous Review
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST the concept for a porcelain tile replacement roof on an existing house and garage, as shown in materials received and dated 7 May 2021 and supplemental materials received and dated 17 May 2021 and 21 May 2021, due to the visible differences in size and coursing between the proposed porcelain tile and the existing slate roof.

SL 22-149

HPA number
HPA 22-451
Property
Bank
Description
Replacement windows
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

Returned without action.  Permit submission for the installation of replacement windows in an existing building, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022, has been superseded by submission SL 23-008.

SL 22-160

HPA number
HPA 22-455
Property
Single-family residence
Description
Addition & renovation
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the concept for renovations and rear additions to an existing house, as shown in materials received and dated 2 September 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 19 October 2022. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office. 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 22-164

HPA number
HPA 22-492
Property
Office building
Description
Replacement awning and sign - Bank of America
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of an open-sided black replacement awning cover and valance sign at an existing storefront for Bank of America, as shown in materials received and dated 7 October 2022. Proposed awning cover and sign are identical to previously approved awning and sign. 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 22-165

HPA number
HPA 22-493
Property
Office building
Description
Replacement signs - Bank of America
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of two replacement window signs with opaque-face push-through logos for Bank of America at an existing storefront, as shown in materials received and dated 7 October 2022. Proposed signs are identical previously approved signs. 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 22-166

Property
Office building
Description
Plaza waterproofing & repaving
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of replacement waterproofing and replacement paving at an existing plaza, as shown in materials received and dated 7 October 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 14 October 2022, PROVIDED that the extent of poured-in-place concrete replacement of the existing brick pavers be minimized and pending the receipt of supplemental materials. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 22-167

Property
Single-family residence
Description
Replacement windows & doors, new deck
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the concept for modifications to the rear of an existing house, including aluminum-clad replacement windows and doors, a new canopy at the rear door, two new sliding doors in enlarged openings, a new wood deck with glass railings, and two skylights and a relocated mechanical unit on the roof, as shown in materials received and dated 7 October 2022. 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 23-001

HPA number
HPA 23-001
Property
Office building
Description
Building hardening and site improvements
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for modifications to an existing office building to provide a secure barrier at the building corner and for improvements to the public space adjacent to the building, including the installation of benches, bicycle racks, and tree box fences and the enlargement of existing tree boxes, as shown in materials received and dated 7 October 2022 and supplemental materials received and dated 17 October 2022, 18 October 2022, and 21 October 2022. Refer to DC Public Space Committee. 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 23-002

HPA number
HPA 23-002
Property
Single-family residence
Description
Sunroom addition
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the construction of a one-story sunroom addition on the rear of an existing house, as shown in materials received and dated 7 October 2022, PROVIDED that the proposed "decorative" railing at the sunroom roof be removed from the project and pending the receipt of supplemental materials. 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 23-003

HPA number
HPA 23-003
Property
Office building
Description
Cornice repairs & davit bases
Review Type
Concept
Recommendation

No objection to the concept for repairs to an existing copper cornice and for modifications to the cornice and roof to allow the installation of window-washing equipment, including davits intended to be disassembled and stored when not in use, as shown in materials received and dated 7 October 2022. Refer to National Park Service. Refer to General Services Administration. Refer to National Capital Planning Commission. Refer to DC Historic Preservation Office. 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 23-005

Property
Office building
Description
Plaza waterproofing & repaving
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of replacement waterproofing and replacement paving at an existing plaza, as shown in materials and supplemental materials received and dated 14 October 2022, PROVIDED that the extent of poured-in-place concrete replacement of the existing brick pavers be minimized and pending the receipt of supplemental materials. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 23-006

Property
Office building
Description
Plaza waterproofing & repaving
Review Type
Permit
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of replacement waterproofing and replacement paving at an existing plaza, as shown in materials and supplemental materials received and dated 14 October 2022, PROVIDED that the extent of poured-in-place concrete replacement of the existing brick pavers be minimized and pending the receipt of supplemental materials. Note: Any subsequent modifications to the approved design, including those made during DCRA technical review, must be resubmitted to the Commission for approval.

SL 23-007

HPA number
HPA 23-025
Property
Arena Stage
Description
New sign
Review Type
Permit
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 23-008

HPA number
HPA 23-026
Property
Bank
Description
Replacement windows
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

No objection to the issuance of a permit for the installation of replacement glass in the bottom sash of two existing windows in an existing building and for the reinstallation of the existing window grilles, as shown in materials received and dated 14 October 2022. Staff notes with regret that this work was completed without a permit and without CFA or HPO review. 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 23-009

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 and associated equipment to be mounted to the rear facade of the house, as shown in materials received and dated 14 October 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 23-010

Property
District Wharf - Water Building 2
Description
New signs - Hell's Kitchen
Review Type
Permit
Previous Review
Recommendation

Recommend AGAINST the issuance of a permit for the installation of three internally illuminated wall signs, as shown in materials received and dated 14 October 2022, due to non-conformance with sign regulations for the Shipstead-Luce Act area. Internally illuminated signs are not permitted in the Shipstead-Luce Act area, and sign area is limited to 25 SF per business per street frontage. Also, 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.