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The city’s planned Ward 3 emergency family shelter won unanimous D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment approval last Wednesday, with members rejecting opponents’ concerns about the proposed height and other impacts. The District intends to construct a six-story, 50-unit facility next...
Long-sought renovations to Ward 4’s West Education Campus are due to begin soon, after the D.C. Council adopted a capital budget last week that provides $78.5 million in funding over the next four fiscal years. The 1970s-era building at 1338...
A series of changes under consideration for the DC Circulator bus network would affect two Northwest lines — eliminating Wisconsin Avenue service north of M Street NW, and running for the first time along U Street NW to Howard...
Although U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently moved to Sheridan-Kalorama, he’s seldom seen wandering around his new neighborhood. But if he were to take a walk, he might notice a chronic problem that’s particularly prevalent in this Ward...
American University plans to construct a new three-story science building on its main campus to replace aging facilities and accommodate rising enrollment in the sciences — a proposal that has sparked contention among community leaders. The school filed with the...
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,...
The Key Bridge may receive decorative lighting on its underside to highlight its distinctive arches, according to the D.C. Department of Transportation, which will hold a public meeting Sept. 27 to discuss options, answer questions and receive community feedback. The...
Amid complaints about gas meter installations across the city, including in designated historic districts, Washington Gas is pushing back against calls for additional oversight of such projects. The D.C. Office of the People’s Counsel, which represents ratepayers in matters related...
Construction began this month at the Ingleside at Rock Creek retirement community on two new independent living buildings and a parking garage, a long-planned project that will last through spring 2020 in a quiet corner of Chevy Chase. Ingleside, located...

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