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A two-way protected bike lane is slated for a stretch of 17th Street NW in Dupont Circle, which would replace a current southbound-only bicycle lane on the street and reduce the number of automobile lanes. The D.C. Department of Transportation’s...
The Glover Park community offered widespread support for a new Trader Joe’s store there, after the grocery chain confirmed long-swirling rumors that it would occupy the ground level of a new development at 2101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Last month, Trader...
Sunrise Senior Living hopes to construct a four-story assisted-living center off Tenley Circle, teaming up with Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church to build a new house of worship and a care facility on the church’s 3920 Alton Place NW lot. Philip...
Key portions of 3900 Wisconsin Ave. NW are on track to become a D.C. landmark amid the parcel’s large-scale redevelopment, joining some 600 other historically significant individual properties across the District. Roadside Development, which purchased the property from Fannie Mae...
Domino’s is planning to open a Glover Park location, amid a chorus of opposition from residents and small-business owners concerned that a fast-food restaurant would attract rubbish, rodents and late-night noise to the area. The pizza chain intends to lease...
George Washington University’s plan to build an 11-story office building at 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW is moving forward amid broad — though not universal — support from community members and District agencies. The project went before the Zoning Commission for...
The National Zoo can proceed with a larger parking garage than originally planned, after winning approval from the National Capital Planning Commission last Thursday. The 1,285-space, six-level parking garage would be located in the northeastern area of the Zoo, across...
Amid concerns that sediment buildup could imperil Potomac River access at Fletcher’s Cove, the D.C. Department of Energy & Environment is taking early steps toward dredging the riverbed at the popular boat launch. Located near the corner of Reservoir and...
As leaves begin to fall across Northwest, leaf blowers have been revving up to combat them. Autumn also brings an annual cacophony over complaints about excessive noise from the gas-powered machines. A bill pending before the D.C. Council would ban...
After years of neglect, renovations are in the works for two storied District relics — Franklin School and the adjacent Franklin Square park. The vacant Franklin School, located at 13th and K streets NW, is set to become a museum,...

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