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Zoning consideration of the proposed Ward 3 short-term family housing project has been deferred to April 5, following community requests for additional time to prepare their written arguments in the case. Over the objections of the District government, which has...
Long-gestating plans to redevelop the dormant West Heating Plant industrial site in Georgetown for residential use hit another snag last Thursday, when the Old Georgetown Board advised the project team to revise its design proposal with a closer eye...
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...
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s $13.8 billion budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 — the largest in the city’s history — drew its fair share of strong reactions on both ends of the spectrum when she unveiled it last Tuesday. But...
Two years after completing a “green infrastructure” project around 33rd and Quesada streets NW, the D.C. Department of Transportation is returning to that area of Chevy Chase to further reduce stormwater runoff. Termed the Oregon Avenue Watershed Green Streets project,...
City agencies have approved renewal permits for three large digital advertising signs at the Verizon Center, but neighborhood leaders and residents remain opposed to the extension without further review of local impacts. Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2C (Downtown, Penn Quarter) voted unanimously last Wednesday to once again...
After complaining for more than a year about problems associated with the renovation project at Duke Ellington School of the Arts, neighbors are now looking toward more decisive action. Residents who live near the Burleith campus at 35th and R...
Five key “gateways” to Georgetown could see upgraded surroundings next year as part of the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s ongoing effort to redesign areas that currently create underwhelming first impressions of the historic neighborhood. The business group has hired design...
Few observers in Northwest are opposed to expanding resources and services for older residents in wards 2 and 3, the city’s only two wards without a brick-and-mortar senior wellness center. But even as consensus forms around the best approaches...
The National Park Service is in the early stages of planning a long-term rehabilitation and development project at the Rock Creek Nature Center and Horse Center complex. The project also includes the center’s planetarium, along with picnic areas and a...

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