Subject: HPO Monthly Public Notice - June 2019
This document and others related to the June 27 and July 11 HPRB Meeting will post on our website at: https://planning.dc.gov/node/1410981_____________
MONTHLY PUBLIC NOTICE
Issued by email on June 12, 2019
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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 June 20
Final deadline for comments to be distributed: 1 pm on June 26 (for June 27 meeting)
1 pm on July 10 (for July 11 meeting)
The 45-day/30-working-day ANC notice period for cases on this notice expires on: July 26, 2019.
NOTICE OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION REVIEW BOARD MEETINGS
June 27, 2019
July 11, 2019
441 4th Street NW, Room 220 South, 9:00 a.m.
The Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) will meet on Thursday, June 27 and Thursday, July 11 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, June 21, 2019.
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
8C Barry Farm Dwellings, 1100-1371 Stevens Road, 2677-2687 Wade Road and 2652 Firth Sterling Avenue SE, Case 19-07
4A Sadler Homestead, 7529 Morningside Drive NW, Case 19-08
6B Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE, amendment of existing nomination to include 1980s wing and its interior, Case 17-07 (to be heard in July)
2B National Geographic Society Headquarters, 1145 17th Street NW, Case 17-09 (to be heard in July)
PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND CONCEPTUAL REVIEWS
6B Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE, HPA 19-332, concept/new visitor entrance (Callcott)
6B Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE, HPA 19-385, concept/pending landmark, interior alteration for 1980s wing (to be heard in July; Callcott)
1C White Meyer House, 1624 Crescent Place NW, HPA 15-205, renewal of concept/alteration, construction of new apartment building (Callcott)
1D 1644-166 Park Road NW (landmark row), 1656-1658 Park Road NW, HPA 19-402, permit/after-the-fact application to pave the front yards and reroof (to be heard in July; Dennee)
Anacostia Historic District
8A 2231 Mount View Place SE, HPA 19-292, concept/solar panel array on roof (Price)
Bloomingdale Historic District
5E 150 S Street NW, HPA 19-233, concept/new construction on four lots (Meyer)
Capitol Hill Historic District
6B 221 10th Street SE, HPA 19-314, concept/two-story carriage house with accessory apartment (to be heard in July; Nadal)
6B 203 rear 3rd Street SE, HPA 19-326, concept/one-story addition at rear (Elliott)
6B 417 9th Street SE, HPA 19-327, concept/demolish non-contributing building, new construction of four-story apartment building (to be heard in July; Nadal)
6B 142 D Street SE, HPA 19-329, permit/rear and 3rd floor addition (to be heard following CFA review; Nadal)
6B 511 5th Street SE, HPA 19-380, permit/rear addition (Nadal)
6B 233½ 9th Street SE, HPA 19-388, concept/addition on garage, into brick carriage house (Nadal)
6C 215 G Street NE, HPA 19-271, concept/modernization and addition to Logan School (Lewis)
6C 520 Groff Court NE, HPA 19-311, concept/side addition, two stories to two-story alley dwelling (Nadal)
6C 429 5th Street NE, HPA 19-214, revised concept/three-story and roof addition (Nadal)
Cleveland Park Historic District
3C 3301 Lowell Street NW, HPA 19-325, revised concept/alterations and addition to John Eaton School (to be heard in July; Lewis, Callcott)
Dupont Circle Historic District
2B 1620 Riggs Place NW, HPA 19-383, concept/new accessory building with roof deck and pergola (Brockett)
2B 1738 Church Street NW, HPA 19-384, concept/new garage with roof deck (Brockett)
14th Street Historic District
2B 1521 Corcoran Street NW, HPA 19-395, concept/new partial third floor, new addition, new windows (Callcott)
Kalorama Triangle Historic District
1C 2325 20th Street NW, HPA 19-382, concept/ two-story addition at rear (Brockett)
Mount Pleasant Historic District
1D 3430 and 3432 Oakwood Terrace NW, HPA 19-278, concept/construct two two-unit buildings (Dennee)
1D 1656-1658 Park Road NW (landmark), HPA 19-402, permit/after-the-fact application to pave the front yards and reroof (to be heard in July; Dennee)
Takoma Park Historic District
4B 218 Cedar Street NW, HPA 19-318, concept/new five-story mixed-use building (Callcott)
U Street Historic District
1B 1809 14th Street NW, HPA 19-376, concept/determination of contributing designation of existing one-story building (Price)
2B 1832 15th Street NW, HPA 19-173, concept/two-story rear addition, garage addition (Price)
Walter Reed Historic District
4A 6900 Georgia Avenue NW, HPA 19-386, concept/new construction of building P (Dennee)
4A 6900 Georgia Avenue NW, HPA 19-387, concept/new construction of building O (Dennee)
HPO CONTACT INFORMATION
HPO STAFF REVIEWERS
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.