Wednesday, July 11, 2018

HPRB notice for 07-26-2018: Bloomingdale Historic District

Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 4:15 PM
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:
July 2018
Issued by email on July 11, 2018

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). 

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 ( ).

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 .  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.

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 . Some application materials are also posted on the website.

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.

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  by the end of the day on Friday, July 20, 2018.  

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.

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)

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)

Anne Brockett 
(202) 442-8842

Steve Callcott
(202) 741-5247

Tim Dennee
(202) 442-8847

Kim Elliott
(202) 442-8838

Patsy Fletcher
(202) 741-0816

Gabriela Gutowski
(202) 442-8839  

Andrew Lewis
(202) 442-8841

David Maloney
(202) 442-8850

Brendan Meyer
(202) 741-5248

Imania Price
(202) 442-8827

Michael Robb
(202) 442-7703

Kim Williams
(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 . 

For additional information, see the HPO and HPRB website at . 

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

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