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HPRB March 24, 2011


 

The Historic Preservation Review Board met to consider the following items on March 24, 2011. Copies of staff reports related to cases listed below may be requested by email.

Video archives of the hearing are accessible on the office website.

 

HPRB ACTIONS
March 24, 2011

The Historic Preservation Review Board  met and considered the following items March 24, 2011.  Present:  Catherine Buell, Chair; Elinor Bacon, Tersh Boasberg, Maria Casarella, Christopher Landis, Pam Scott,  and Joseph Taylor.  Robert Sonderman absent.    


AGENDA

DESIGN GUIDELINES
Preservation and Design Guidelines for Basement Entrances and Windows. Final consideration.
The HPRB voted unanimously (7-0) to adopt the guideline as reflective of their policies and principles for the treatment of basement entrances and windows.  

LANDMARK DESIGNATION HEARING
American University Park in Washington, DC:  Its Early Houses, Pre-Civil War to 1911
      Multiple Property Document #13
•    Samuel and Harriet Burrows House, 4624 Verplanck Place, NW, Case #10-20
•    4628 48th Street, NW, Case #10-01
•    Robert and Lillie May Stone House, 4901 47th Street, NW, Case #10-11
•    N. Webster Chappell House, 4131 Yuma Street, NW, Case #10-13

The Historic Preservation Review Board adopted the Multiple Property Document: American University Park in Washington, D.C.: Its Early Houses, Pre-Civil War to 1911, and recommended that it be forwarded to the National Register of Historic Places. Vote: 7-0.  

The Historic Preservation Review Board designated the above-listed properties as historic landmarks in the DC Inventory of Historic Sites and recommended that the applications be forwarded to the National Park Service for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.  Vote: 7-0.

CAPITOL HILL HISTORIC DISTRICT
 224 7th Street, SE, HPA #11-186, concept/one-story rear addition and storefront.
The Board approved the concept as consistent with the purposes of the preservation act and delegated final approval to staff.  Vote: 7-0.


MOUNT VERNON TRIANGLE HISTORIC DISTRICT
450 K Street, NW, HPA #11-143, concept/thirteen-story residential building on vacant lot.
The Board approved the staff recommendation and supported the overall plan and materials and requested further development, considering relationships with the rest of the block, addressing the projecting balconies and studying the masonry base. Vote: 7-0.

U STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT
933 Westminster Street, NW, HPA #11-131, concept/new basement areaway and stair.
The project was withdrawn at the request of the applicant.


CONSENT CALENDAR   

The HPRB approved the following items on the consent calendar (7-0):  


CAPITOL HILL HISTORIC DISTRICT
720 L Street, SE, HPA #11-145, revised concept/new construction.
524 8th Street, SE, HPA #11-197, concept/rooftop addition and storefront modifications.

CLEVELAND PARK HISTORIC DISTRICT
3509 35th Street NW, HPA #11-190, concept/rear and side additions, front bay reconstruction.
 
MOUNT VERNON TRIANGLE HISTORIC DISTRICT
443-459 Eye Street, NW, HPA #06-064, request for two-year extension for previously approved concept.

U STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT
1818 15th Street, NW, HPA #11-141, concept/two-story plus basement rear addition.
1706 10th Street, NW, HPA #11-199, concept/ two-story plus basement rear addition.

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