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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has reintroduced legislation for DC Statehood, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act (H.R. 51). Norton has introduced similar bills in every Congress for years, but this time, the measure has new momentum. Norton introduced H.R....
While a five-story condo project next to the “Exorcist Steps” in Georgetown trudged through the design review process last week, neighbors described a potential horror scenario that construction could bring: a landslide for homes directly uphill. Half a dozen residents...
By: Amanda Menas The District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) Director Jeff Marootian, Councilmember Jack Evans, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and ANCs 2A and 2E met Thursday evening to discuss transportation. There were four presentations about traffic patterns, pedestrian safety, and...
More than $100,000 in campaign contributions to Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd have inadequate documentation that leave their sources in question, according to a scathing audit released last Friday. District auditors found that Todd’s 2015 campaign committee did...
Georgetown may be popular with tourists, but Jamie Scott wants it to be obvious that the neighborhood is in Washington, not Anaheim. As director of planning and economic development for the Georgetown Business Improvement District, Scott is working to obtain...
In the ultra-buzzy neighborhood of Adams Morgan, down the street from “The Line” - the new hipper-than-thou hotel where the Obamas recently dined - stands the Adams Morgan Lofts at 2328 Champlain St. NW. Developed by PN Hoffman (one...
Now that the Ivymount special-needs education program has been dropped from the long-planned rehabilitation of the Stevens School, a key question remains for the West End community: What will take its place? With the Ivymount program shelved due to the...
Developers of the West Heating Plant site are pursuing review of their proposed luxury condo building by the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, despite opposition from the Old Georgetown Board. The long-planned project at 29th and K streets NW calls...
In the official announcement of Wawa’s plans to open numerous stores in the metro area, the Pennsylvania-based convenience store’s Brian Schaller offered this enthusiastic statement: “We couldn’t be more excited to begin our expansion throughout Washington, D.C.” By and large,...
Developers of a large Tenleytown residential and retail project need to provide stronger justification that their proposed eight-story building adheres to the D.C. Comprehensive Plan, the Zoning Commission ruled Monday. If ultimately approved, the project would redevelop 4620 Wisconsin Ave....

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