71 O Street NW on the HRPB agenda for 07-26-2018

Note that 71 O Street NW is currently owned and occupied by So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.).

From: HistoricWashington@yahoogroups.com

Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 4:15 PM

To: HistoricWashington@yahoogroups.com

Subject: [HistoricWashington] HPO Monthly Public Notice – July 2018

This document and others related to the July 26 and August 2 HPRB Meeting are accessible on the website at:  https://planning.dc.gov/node/1176060

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MONTHLY PUBLIC NOTICE

July 2018

Issued by email on July 11, 2018

PURPOSE OF THIS NOTICE

This notice is the official monthly announcement by the District of Columbia’s Historic Preservation Office (HPO) of pending matters of public interest.  It includes items related to preservation planning, designation of historic landmarks and historic districts, and project reviews before the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) and U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (CFA).

PROPOSED BLOOMINGDALE HISTORIC DISTRICT

A nomination to designation a Bloomingdale Historic District will be considered by the HPRB at the July 26, 2018 meeting.  Information on the nomination, proposed boundaries, draft design guidelines, and implications for property owners is available at (https://planning.dc.gov/page/proposed-bloomingdale-historic-district ).

NOTICE TO ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSIONS

HPO and HPRB welcome and encourage Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) participation in the historic preservation review process.  HPRB gives great weight to duly adopted written ANC views on matters of significance to neighborhood planning and development.

How Affected ANCs Should Use this Notice

This is an initial notice to ANCs of construction projects recently filed for HPRB review.  Projects are identified by address and ANC area where the address is located.  Upcoming historic designation hearings are also listed, supplementing the separate notice letters mailed to ANCs.

HPRB regulations are designed to allow ANCs to identify projects they believe are significant to neighborhood planning and development.  ANCs can request project submissions and applicant contact information from the assigned HPO staff person listed on this notice.

The historic preservation regulations encourage, but do not require, applicants to contact the affected ANC to present their projects and to resolve any public concerns before HPRB review.  If an ANC is interested in a project listed on this notice, but has not yet been contacted by the applicant, the ANC is encouraged to arrange for an ANC review directly with the applicant.

Longer Notice Period for Cases Undergoing ANC Review

HPO gives notice according to rules designed to balance the interests of project applicants and ANCs.  If HPO is already aware of ANC interest in a project, the case is listed on two successive monthly notices in order to ensure a minimum notice to the affected ANC of 45 days (or 30 working days, whichever is longer).  This means that when these cases first appear on this notice, they are scheduled for the HPRB meeting at the end of the following month.

HPO asks affected ANCs for help in identifying any other projects on this notice that they want to review at a public meeting.  Upon notification, HPO will ensure that the affected ANC receives a minimum 45-day notice of those cases.  ANCs may identify an interest in reviewing any or all cases that affect their area.

For those cases that affected ANCs do not need to consider at a public meeting, HPO will proceed with review for possible consideration at this month’s HPRB meeting.  The shorter notice allows the application to proceed without unnecessary delay to the applicant or burden to the ANC.

How to Ensure Consideration of ANC Views

ANCs should first identify those cases on this notice they want to review.  ANCs should feel free to contact the assigned HPO staff person for information about any case.  ANCs should also contact HPO in writing to request an extended notice for those cases the ANC wants to review at a public meeting.  Requests are granted automatically and may be made by email to the assigned staff person or to historic.preservation@dc.gov .  Requests should be made as soon as possible, but no later than two days before the upcoming HPRB meeting.  ANCs do not need to contact HPO about projects that are already scheduled to allow a 45-day review period, or that they have already reviewed.

How to Submit ANC Comments

For ANC comments to receive great weight, they must be adopted by ANC vote at a duly noticed public meeting.  ANC comments may be in resolution or letter format, and should be submitted within the 45-day review period.  Comments should relate to HPRB’s area of jurisdiction, state the vote taken, and articulate the basis for the ANC recommendations.

Any ANC commissioner is welcome to participate in HPRB meetings as an individual, but only the duly adopted official comments of the ANC receive great weight.

GENERAL AVAILABILITY OF PUBLIC INFORMATION

The applications listed on this notice and their associated materials are a matter of public record.  Case files are open for public review at the Historic Preservation Office during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, 1100 4th Street SW, Suite E650 (at Waterfront METRO station).

For more information, see the HPO and HPRB website at www.preservation.dc.gov . Some application materials are also posted on the website.

COMMENT SUBMISSION DEADLINES

Public comments are welcome on HPRB cases, and anyone may participate in an HPRB meeting without signing up in advance.  HPRB prefers to receive copies of written comments before their meeting.  Written comments submitted electronically by the deadlines below will be distributed to the HPRB members before the meeting.  Any comments received after the final deadline will held for the record but not distributed to the HPRB members.

Comments for distribution with case information:  1 pm on July 19

Final deadline for comments to be distributed:        1 pm on July 25 (for July 26 meeting)

1 pm on August 1 (for August 2 meeting)

The 45-day/30-working-day ANC notice period for cases on this notice expires on:  August 24, 2018.

NOTICE OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION REVIEW BOARD MEETINGS

July 26, 2018

August 2, 2018

441 4th Street NW, Room 220 South, 9:00 a.m.

The Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) will meet on Thursday, July 26 and Thursday, August 02 to consider concept and permit applications for work affecting historic properties. Applications for historic landmark or historic district designation may also be considered.

The agenda for these meetings will be drawn from the list of filed cases below, but not all cases on the list will be included.  The agenda will be released on the Friday before each meeting, and will be emailed to all recipients of this public notice.  The agenda and HPO reports for the scheduled cases will be posted on the HPO website at www.preservation.dc.gov  by the end of the day on Friday, July 20, 2018.

NOTICE OF CASES FILED FOR REVIEW

The following cases have been filed by this month’s application deadline for submission to HPRB.  The agenda of cases for the upcoming HPRB meetings will be drawn from this list.

Listing on this notice does not guarantee a hearing this month.  Some cases are already scheduled for the following month.  Other cases may be deferred at the request of the affected Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC), for insufficient information, or at the discretion of HPO or HPRB.

For inquiries about or to provide comments on a specific case, please contact the assigned staff person listed below.  Written comments should be received at HPO by the comment deadlines noted above. Submission of written comments by email is preferred.

HISTORIC LANDMARK AND HISTORIC DISTRICT DESIGNATION HEARINGS

ANC

5E           Bloomingdale Historic District, Case 17-17 (Williams)

5E           Washington Animal Rescue League Animal Shelter, 71 O Street NW, Case 16-07 (Dennee)

3C           Wardman Park Annex (amendment), 2600/2660 Woodley Road NW, Case 17-10 (deferred until September)

4C           Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School, 4301 13th Street NW, Case 18-12 (to be heard in September)

4C           MacFarland Junior High School, 4400 Iowa Avenue NW, Case 18-13 (to be heard in September)

4C           Petworth Neighborhood Library, 4200 Kansas Avenue NW, Case 18-14 (to be heard in September)

PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND CONCEPTUAL REVIEWS

Historic Landmarks

1A           Tenth Precinct House, 750 Park Road NW, Case 18-520, exterior accessibility ramp or lift (Callcott)

Anacostia Historic District

8A           1305 Maple View Place SE, HPA 18-428, new construction of detached single-family house (Price)

Capitol Hill Historic District

6A           121 Tennessee Avenue NE, HPA 18-430, concept/two-story addition at rear (Gutowski)

6A           1016 Massachusetts Avenue NE, HPA 18-436, concept/one-story rear addition (Gutowski)

6A           325 10th Street NE, HPA 18-509, concept/raze existing garage and replace with two-story workshop/garage (Gutowski)

6B           714 11th Street SE, HPA 18-474, concept/front areaway in sidewalk (Gutowski)

6B           624 C Street SE, HPA 18-511, concept/addition of one-story to one-story rear wing of two-story house (Gutowski)

6B           228 9th Street SE, HPA 18-513, concept/two-story side addition, roof deck, replace doors and windows, remove stucco and restore siding (Gutowski)

Cleveland Park Historic District

3C           3426 Connecticut Avenue NW, HPA 18-384, permit/replace signage and add additional signage (Robb)

3C           3414 Porter Street NW, HPA 18-521, permit/rooftop solar panels (Robb)

Dupont Circle Historic District

2B           1625 P Street NW, HPA 18-199, concept/change in cladding for rear addition (Robb)

2B           1771 N Street NW, HPA 18-516, concept/ re-skin building; expand penthouse (Robb)

2B           1827-1829 M Street NW, HPA 18-518, concept/six-floor rear addition (Robb)

14th Street Historic District

2F           1422 Q Street NW, HPA 18-500, concept/rear addition and penthouse (Callcott)

Kalorama Triangle Historic District

1C           2343 Ashmead Place NW, HPA 18-535, concept/remove rear greenhouse; new rear addition (Brockett)

LeDroit Park Historic District

1B           513 U Street NW, HPA 18-360, concept/rear roof addition; areaway alterations (Meyer)

1B           324 U Street NW, HPA 18-514, concept/two-story accessory structure at rear (Meyer)

Massachusetts Avenue Historic District

2B           2001 Massachusetts Avenue NW, HPA 18-515, concept/three-story addition atop building (Callcott)

Mount Pleasant Historic District

1D           1900 Lamont Street NW, HPA 18-501, permit/installation of CT cabinet (Dennee)

Mount Vernon Square Historic District

6E           1110 6th Street NW, HPA 18-440, concept/four-story rear and rooftop addition (Meyer)

6E           467-469 M Street NW, HPA 18-517, concept/subdivide into two lots; build two three-story buildings (Meyer)

Strivers’ Section Historic District

1C           1706 Florida Avenue NW, HPA 18-510, concept/new construction (deferred until September at the request of the applicant)

U Street Historic District

1B           1914 8th Street NW, HPA 18-468, concept/five-story rear addition on two-story rowhouse (Brockett)

1B           1901 9th Street NW, HPA 18-508, concept/three-story rear addition (Price)

Walter Reed Historic District

4A           6900 Georgia Avenue NW, HPA 18-512, concept/new construction of 58 townhomes north of Aspen Street (Dennee)

Washington Heights Historic District

1C           1818 Vernon Street NW, HPA 18-443, concept/new basement entry doors; basement windows; new walkway with retaining wall (Brockett)

Woodley Park Historic District

3C           2825 28th Street NW, HPA 18-445, permit/exterior alteration (Brockett)

HPO STAFF REVIEWERS

Anne Brockett

anne.brockett@dc.gov

(202) 442-8842

Steve Callcott

steve.callcott@dc.gov

(202) 741-5247

Tim Dennee

timothy.dennee@dc.gov

(202) 442-8847

Kim Elliott

kim.elliott@dc.gov

(202) 442-8838

Patsy Fletcher

patsy.fletcher@dc.gov

(202) 741-0816

Gabriela Gutowski

gabriela.gutowski@dc.gov

(202) 442-8839

Andrew Lewis

andrew.lewis@dc.gov

(202) 442-8841

David Maloney

david.maloney@dc.gov

(202) 442-8850

Brendan Meyer

brendan.meyer@dc.gov

(202) 741-5248

Imania Price

imania.price@dc.gov

(202) 442-8827

Michael Robb

michael.robb@dc.gov

(202) 442-7703

Kim Williams

kim.williams@dc.gov

(202) 442-8840

To be included on the email distribution list for this monthly public notice, please visit the Office of Planning website and sign up at http://planning.dc.gov/node/568242 .

HPO AND HPRB WEBSITE

For additional information, see the HPO and HPRB website at www.preservation.dc.gov .

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES: Persons needing accessibility accommodations including foreign language and sign language interpretation for preservation services and programs may contact Steve Callcott at the Office of Planning at (202) 442-7600 to request assistance. Please provide two weeks advance notice for HPRB meetings.

Bruce Yarnall • Historic Preservation Operations Manager

DC Office of Planning

1100 4th Street SW, Suite E650 • Washington, DC 20024

202.442.8835

bruce.yarnall@dc.gov

planning.dc.gov

 

HPRB


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