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Three years ago, the D.C. Department of Transportation conducted a routine inspection of a culvert carrying a small stream under 49th Street NW and into Battery Kemble Park. Finding damage and evidence of frequent clogs, the agency recommended replacing...
The DC International School welcomed students to Delano Hall this week for the start of classes in its new campus, located at the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center site near 16th and Aspen streets NW. The building has gone...
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 debate about the health effects of crumb rubber — a synthetic surface used at playgrounds and fields across the U.S. — the District has backed off plans to install the material at Janney Elementary School this month. The D.C....
The long-vacant Stevens School will return to public education use for the 2018-19 school year as an early childhood center and an expansion of the nearby School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens, officials announced last week. Mayor Muriel...
No one, not even Mayor Muriel Bowser, claims that Duke Ellington School of the Arts’ $165 million renovation was cheap. Instead, most supporters contend that Ellington’s cost, which exceeded its initial budget by nearly $100 million, is justified because...
Redevelopment plans for the commercial building at 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW won support from the local advisory neighborhood commission last month, with commissioners unanimously endorsing the ambitious new mixed-use project. Donohoe Development is planning to replace the existing 1980s...
A long-running legal saga involving ownership of The Rittenhouse apartments in Brightwood remains much farther from a conclusion than residents had hoped. In the latest step, a judge agreed last month to take a stab at settling the most recent dispute....
Plans to demolish an 1870s row house and construct a modern new condo building in its place have won Historic Preservation Review Board approval, despite community objections to the 1312 13th St. NW project. The four-story building had been...
Emerson Preparatory School, a longtime fixture in Dupont Circle, is set to welcome students to its new home on the fourth floor of the Thurgood Marshall Center, 1816 12th St. NW. Beginning tomorrow, the first day of the new...

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