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Jeff Adkins came home last Wednesday afternoon to find an unusual sight on the basement level of his MacArthur Boulevard building. When he opened the staircase door to head toward his studio apartment, he found more than three inches...
Georgetown’s West Heating Plant project won conceptual approval from the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts last Thursday, a surprising reversal of objections from the panel’s Old Georgetown Board subsidiary. The project envisions demolishing most of the vacant 1948 industrial building...
The much-anticipated redevelopment of the Fannie Mae headquarters at 3900 Wisconsin Ave. NW will be anchored by the District’s first Wegmans supermarket, the project team announced this week. Other details are also emerging on plans for a robust project with...
Two Ward 2 recreation facilities could see significant improvements earlier than expected after a D.C. Council committee revised Mayor Muriel Bowser’s budget proposal last Thursday. The Committee on Transportation and the Environment, which oversees the D.C. Department of Parks and...
Earlier this year, Dupont Circle resident Lance Salonia was disappointed to see that two narrow row homes in his neighborhood were set to be razed. The houses sit across the street from the southern boundary of the locally protected...
During a tense community discussion last week of the latest plans for a new science building on the Washington International School’s Cleveland Park campus, one resident tried to offer an olive branch. Although he’s concerned about the proposal, he...
Georgetown’s Smith Point tavern, which is now up for sale, achieved prominence in its early years as a favorite of D.C.’s party circuit for young affluent conservatives — and a frequent target for derision. Complex, a New York-based pop-culture...
The controversial Meridian International building project on 16th Street drew continued criticism this month from some Historic Preservation Review Board members, who asked developers to shave one story from the proposed 10-story building. The project team returned to the...
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 2018 budget has the official tagline of the “largest investment in public education in history.” But critics say the funding does not match the rate of inflation, and some of the city’s largest schools would see...
Drivers in Sheridan-Kalorama will begin seeing “resident-only” parking on their neighborhood streets as soon as this weekend — a rare step that responds to recent security-related parking pressures associated with the area’s new high-profile residents: the Obamas and Ivanka...

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