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For years, a band of Sheridan-Kalorama activists has lobbied to transform an unbuilt “paper road” into a park for residents to enjoy — a project that backers hope to see come to fruition soon. After the never-constructed stretch of Belmont...
There’s an ambient sense in D.C. that summer in the city isn’t as sleepy as it once was. As with most such inklings, though, the story is a bit more complicated. The D.C. Council takes recess each year from July until...
The long-anticipated expansion of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will be the topic at a Zoning Commission hearing next week amid broad support for the ambitious plans. The hospital’s new medical/surgical pavilion would cover about 450,000 square feet of the 3800...
After months of dispute regarding the crash-prone intersection of Reno Road with 39th and Ingomar streets NW, the D.C. Department of Transportation is moving forward with its controversial solution to the safety issues there. The project, due to be implemented...
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...

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