While recently searching the web for photos of Georgetown’s once-gritty waterfront, I came across a rather remarkable image. The photo depicted the great flood of October 1942, when the Potomac River crested nearly 12 feet above flood stage at...
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...
It took awhile to clear hurdles in the D.C. government bureaucracy, but a bench in honor of the late civil rights leader Julian Bond was finally dedicated this week. It was back in 2015 that Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G...
The Citizens Association of Georgetown is alarmed by plans that have been proposed for a new structure to replace the 19th-century core of the Neam’s Market building at 3217 P St. NW. The market is situated in the heart...
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...
Last week, Lafayette Elementary School finished a successful first year in its newly refurbished building at Broad Branch Road and Northampton Street NW. The 765 students enjoyed spacious classrooms, sunlit hallways and four new playgrounds, though the first few...
Shepherd Park, Rock Creek East, Walter Reed, Georgia Avenue corridor — these are just some of the designations that have been the focus of three separate meetings held over the past month by our association’s Planning, Zoning, and Economic...
The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a new concept of maximizing the “time over water” for departing and arriving planes flying directly over the Potomac River that it says will mitigate aircraft noise impacts. The problem with that concept...
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...
Three gatherings at the Chevy Chase Community Center this month reported progress on planning for improvements both at the center and at nearby Lafayette Park. The first was on June 1, when at-large D.C. Council member Anita Bonds visited...

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