The city’s planned Ward 3 emergency family shelter won unanimous D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment approval last Wednesday, with members rejecting opponents’ concerns about the proposed height and other impacts. The District intends to construct a six-story, 50-unit facility next...
Redevelopment plans for the commercial building at 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW won support from the local advisory neighborhood commission last month, with commissioners unanimously endorsing the ambitious new mixed-use project. Donohoe Development is planning to replace the existing 1980s...
The next phase of a project to revitalize the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Georgetown has reached a key milestone with the selection of a nationally known design firm. Georgetown Heritage officials announced Thursday that James Corner Field Operations...
Cleveland Park residents, alarmed over the neighborhood’s vitality after the shuttering of two Connecticut Avenue NW restaurants, packed a D.C. Council roundtable last Wednesday to discuss what’s ailing the commercial strip. Planning experts and business owners pushed for greater collaboration...
Wednesday, Oct. 25 The Woman’s National Democratic Club, at 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW, will host a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. to mark the official opening of the John Cavanaugh Sculpture Garden. Admission is free, but...
The District hopes to install a contraflow bus lane along nearly a mile of H Street NW near the White House, but complications with loading areas are threatening to kill plans. The D.C. Department of Transportation unveiled final proposals last...
Shop Made in DC — a store and cafe selling only items made in the District, with offerings ranging from stationery to pottery to jewelry — opened last week at 1330 19th St. NW. The shop is operating as part...
Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC’s website, click here. Visit the District’s ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The commission will meet at 6:30...
Georgetown’s Old Stone House, a circa 1765 building at 3051 M St. NW, will close to the public on Monday for 13 months of renovation, the National Park Service announced over the weekend. Would-be visitors hoping to visit in advance...
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to drill 12 to 15 holes in the basement of 4835 Glenbrook Road NW, after environmental remediation workers suffered apparent chemical exposure along the Spring Valley home’s property line. The property — the currently...

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