There has been some controversy over the proposed architectural lighting of Key Bridge. The D.C. Department of Transportation has sought input from members of the Georgetown community on several lighting schemes that are under consideration. Our association’s Historic Preservation...
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...
Shepherd Elementary School has been a busy place! Two weeks ago the PTA held its Spring Soiree at the school. It was a big success with good food and merriment, while also raising funds for school programs. Madame Koutouan Gadie...
Murch Elementary School families and our community have a lot to be excited about. The school’s renovation is on track. And both Murch Odyssey of the Mind teams, coached by enrichment teacher Roxanne Bentley, went to the state-level competition,...
At the commission’s June 20 meeting: Metropolitan Police Dept. Lt. Darren Haskis reported there were 2 assaults with a dangerous weapon in the commission’s area this past month. Both have been solved and arrests made. Robberies jumped from 4...
The Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library at 7420 Georgia Ave. NW is alive and well! The latest new books are displayed in the areas for children, teens and adults. The weekly story times are continuing for babies on Mondays...
The West Heating Plant is back in the news. The design for the West Heating Plant has been revised to emphasize louvers that create an interesting pattern on the sides of the building. The Levy Group will make a...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions 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...
This week the Shepherd Park Citizens Association gives a big shoutout to the East Rock Creek Village, an aging-in-place organization belonging to a network of groups helping seniors continue to live independently in their neighborhoods. Having lost its executive director...
The Citizens Association of Georgetown is working to adopt a resolution that our board will vote upon at its Oct. 24 meeting. The resolution will support the application for demolition of much of the West Heating Plant. The demolition...

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