The West Heating Plant is again to be the subject of a D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board hearing on Nov. 2. In 2015, the DC Preservation League sought to designate the plant as a District landmark. The board rejected...
The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation has postponed indefinitely a plan to close the Chevy Chase Community Center at 9 p.m. instead of 10 p.m. after protests from our association and other users of the facility. Agency director...
Maintenance work is never over! A correction regarding leaf collection: Taking a closer look at the Department of Public Works leaf collection map, I see that the boundary for Zone A of Ward 4 extends east to Georgia Avenue...
As the National Zoo’s visitation surges and its planned $50 million parking garage advances, officials are considering extending the DC Circulator service a half-mile with a new stop directly outside the park. One DC Circulator route currently runs from 14th...
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...
Plans to redevelop Georgetown’s vacant West Heating Plant into a luxury condo building may face further delays, with the DC Preservation League launching a second bid to grant landmark status to the 1940s industrial facility. The Historic Preservation Review Board...
A helipad planned for George Washington University Hospital advanced last week when Foggy Bottom’s advisory neighborhood commission supported the proposal in a narrow 3-2 vote. A 1987 public nuisance law barred hospitals from building new heliports in D.C.’s residential neighborhoods,...
After a city review of high-crash locations, transportation planners have identified two intersections in northern Dupont Circle to receive various changes. The D.C. Department of Transportation has offered proposals for Connecticut Avenue’s intersections with R and 20th streets NW —...
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...
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...

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