A March 29 gala at the Kennedy Center raised $750,000 for the DC College Access Program, with a Duke Ellington School of the Arts student winning first prize in a scholarship competition. The annual “DC-CAPital Stars” event supports the various...
A proposal to build 143 apartment units above ground-level retail in Tenleytown has won the support of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3E after several months of deliberations. Urban Investment Partners is asking the Zoning Commission to approve additional density at 4620...
Highly anticipated efforts to rehabilitate a deteriorated 6.5-mile stretch of Beach Drive NW and redo parts of Rock Creek Trail are moving forward as the work proceeds north toward the Maryland line. The National Park Service completed the first phase...
After six years and a number of hurdles, affordable housing nonprofit Jubilee in July kicked off a $42 million renovation of the Maycroft apartment building in Columbia Heights, with 64 units and ground-floor commercial space slated to open in...
D.C. lends support to detained immigrants The District last week joined 19 other jurisdictions in a court brief supporting the rights of detained immigrants, following support of two briefs opposing President Donald Trump’s travel ban. In the “friend of the court,”...
The C&O Canal Trust recently released a new mobile app, which allows Android and Apple users to explore the C&O Canal National Historical Park on their mobile devices, the nonprofit announced in a news release. For 99 cents, “C&O Canal...
Developers of the former Hall on Virginia Avenue dorm site intend to begin construction this month on a new project to renovate and expand the building across the street from the Watergate complex. The mixed-use building, dubbed Boathouse, will include...
Wednesday, May 17 • The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold an informational meeting about the design and reconstruction of Oregon Avenue NW. The project is designed to address transportation safety deficiencies and environmental impacts on Oregon Avenue from Military...
American University plans to construct a new three-story science building on its main campus to replace aging facilities and accommodate rising enrollment in the sciences — a proposal that has sparked contention among community leaders. The school filed with the...
Work is now complete on replacing the six escalators at the Woodley Park Metrorail station, officials from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Friday. The project took more than two years, with contractor KONE working on two escalators at...

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