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Critics of the family homeless shelter planned for the 2nd District Police Headquarters site in Ward 3 have cited a number of concerns — some about how the site will affect the neighborhood, and others about whether the shelter...
When local second-grader Sanah Hutchins wrote a letter to North Carolina-based artist Matthew Willey asking him to paint a mural at her school, she wasn’t even sure she’d get a response. She certainly had no idea that he would...
A Fannie Mae office building near the University of the District of Columbia could become student housing, with talks underway now between university officials and the building’s new owner. Fannie Mae sold its 4250 Connecticut Ave. NW building for $24.8...
By: Carlo Massimo The Roman historian Appian tells us that in 133 BC, Tiberius Gracchus proposed a law that would reduce the property a Roman could own. And that law would hand over the confiscated land to the poor. Eighteen of...
Matt Fleischer addresses the crowd at the Rock Creek Gala in 2017 Dear Friends of Rock Creek, It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye as I resign from my position as the executive director of Rock Creek Conservancy....
If the Earl of Grantham and his extended family (upstairs and down) were ever to decamp from Downton Abbey to D.C., the grand manor home at 3101 Chain Bridge Road NW would do very nicely for their new life...
After months of debate, The Lab School has decided to replace its campus pool with a theater, as part of an institutional goal to provide an improved arts education for its students. A larger performing arts theater will replace the...
The city’s transportation planners are proposing substantial changes to Massachusetts Avenue NW from Waterside Drive south to 20th Street in response to poor pavement conditions and high crash volumes. The D.C. Department of Transportation intends to narrow travel lanes to...
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 trail beneath the Foundry Branch Bridge in Glover Archbold Park near Foxhall has been closed for the past 10 months, as plans have stalled to resolve safety concerns by repairing the deteriorating structure. Meanwhile, the agencies involved in...

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