Community institution The Hill Auto Repair at 712 E Street SE, is transforming. Tuesday night, ANC6B will consider a proposal to convert the shop to 13 condos with retail on the first floor.
Here’s an architect’s rendering of the mass and scale of the The Hill Auto Repainr following conversion, with the addition of a set-back third floor.
For readers who haven’t been joining the ANC committee virtual meetings, this is what one looks like. This from last Wednesday’s ANC6B Transportation Committee before the vote to recommend that the full ANC support DDOT’s plan for installing protected bike lanes on PA Ave., SE.
Come Tuesday, the West Front of the US Capitol between this double fence and the Capitol Building will be closed to the public – US Capitol Police officers say it’s owing to construction of the Inaugural platform.
And here are the last two DC statehood murals from the alley next the to Atlas Theater on H Street, NE. One…
The Week Ahead…& Some Photos from the Past Week
By Larry Janezich
September 6, 2020
Monday, September 7
Labor Day holiday. No trash or recycling pickup.
Tuesday, September 8
ANC 6B will have its Full ANC 6B meeting at 7:00 PM. This meeting will be a Webex virtual meeting. Go here: https://www.anc6b.org/calendar/ for the link & Call-In number to join this public meeting.
Among items on the draft agenda:
28 9th Street, SE – Historic Preservation Application – Third story rooftop addition.
610 A Street, SE – Historic Preservation Application – Third story rear addition.
1333 M Street SE PUD ANC Report and Memorandum of Understanding.
Letter of support for Pennsylvania Avenue SE Corridor Study.
Safeway, 415 14Th Street, SE – Renewal of Class A Retail Liquor Store alcoholic beverage license.
Handle 19 Inc, 319 Pennsylvania Ave SE; class B license – sport betting – Applicant: Shane August & Rudolph August Jr.
Wednesday, September 9
ANC 6C will have its Full ANC 6C meeting at 7:00 PM. This meeting will be a Webex virtual meeting. Go here: https://anc6c.org/hot-topics/ for the link & Call-In number to join this public meeting.
Among items on the draft agenda:
Brief Community Announcements
- Jeanne Lewis, Council At Large Candidate
- Kris Randolph, Public Service Commission—DC Power Connect
- Lisa Kuduk, Decriminalize Nature DC, Initiative 81
- Jullian Burford, DC Grassroots Planning Commission
- Commissioner announcements, including update on homeless encampments
Allure Lounge, 711 H Street, NE – Class C tavern license – Game of Skill endorsement.
Roundabout/ Bar Elena, 414 H Street, NE – Class C tavern license – Game of Skill endorsement.
Discussion of ABRA enforcement and trends on H Street, NE.
Washington Union Station, draft environmental impact statement.
Logan School, 215 G Street, NE—Revised public space application .
300 Maryland Avenue, NE—Public space application .
312 Third Street, NE – Historic Preservation Application –Revised application, two-story rear addition.
622 Eye Street, NE – Zoning Adjustment Application – Special exception and variance to convert an existing building to a five-unit apartment house.
20 Massachusetts Avenue, NE – Zoning Adjustment Application – Special exceptions to renovate an existing building into a mixed-use building.
Review of final reports for Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid Network grant and for Ludlow-Taylor grant.
Review of Everyone Home application and Ludlow-Taylor application.
Report on Peabody Elementary School grant status.
Discussion of possible increase in grant funds from ANC 6C.
- Ranked-choice voting (Commissioner Eckenwiler).
Thursday, September 10
ANC 6A will have its Full ANC 6A meeting at 7:00 PM. This meeting will be a Webex virtual meeting. Go here: https://anc6a.org/agendas/ for the link & Call-In number to join this public meeting.
Among items on the draft agenda:
- Assistant United States Attorney Doug Klein.
Consideration of a proposal to add a letter to the DC Council regarding funding for the Metropolitan Police Department in FY 20-21 to the September 2020 agenda and provide adequate time for Commissioners to comment on input from residents. For further consideration, ANC6A draft a follow up letter to the DC Council which includes comments from 6A residents and allow for a 30 day comment period for other residents to share any written comments related to this topic and outlines what investments should be prioritized by the DC Council for any funding adjustments.
Letters to Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPD First District, and Commander William Fitzgerald, MPD Fifth District, to raise concerns about reports from constituents that MPD is not in compliance with current health and safety guidelines and other regulations pertaining to ensuring reasonable accommodations for all community members, including sign language interpretation.
Letter to DPR inquiring how they plan to ensure access to recreation centers and facilities for the community going forward.
Brine at 1357-1359 H Street – Application for a modification to the establishment’s ABRA license to add a Summer Garden endorsement.
Duffy’s Irish Pub at 1016 H Street, NE – Application to modify its settlement agreement to allow for four special events per year with live music in the summer garden until 9:00 pm, provided that notice of the event be given to the Chair of the ANC and the Co-Chairs of the ABL at least 48 hours before the event.
Duffy’s Irish Pub at 1016 H Street, NE – Application to modify its settlement agreement to allow for a second sidewalk café, coterminous with the designated “parklet,” with identical hours to the establishment’s existing sidewalk café, and an occupancy limit consistent with all DC government guidance and restrictions.
Letter to DDOT requesting striping at a list of intersections to be assembled by the TPS, with opportunity for community input prior to the next ANC meeting. Initial draft list: D Street at each intersection from 9th to 14th Street, plus 16th and 19th Street NE; 12th Street at C, D & E Streets NE, Wylie Court and I Street NE; I Street from 8th Street to Florida Avenue NE; 13th Street at D, E & F Streets, NE.
Letter of support to DDOT for speed humps on the 1600 and 2000 blocks of D Street NE.
Recommendation that ANC require extra signage announcing upcoming EDZ meeting and ANC meeting dates for all applicants for zoning and historic district relief before they are added to the agenda for the EDZ. The signage will be printed and made available by the ANC, and must be posted in a prominent location.
DC Zoning Commission Virtual Public Hearing, 4:00pm, on 1st Phase Consolidated PUD for 1333 M Street (Felice Development Group’s 1st-Stage & Consolidated PUDs & Related Map Amendment from PDR-4 zone to MU-9 zone)
WebEx or Telephone – Instructions will be provided on the OZ website by Noon of the Hearing Date: See here: https://dcoz.dc.gov/