The Current’s Oct. 25 editorial “Overprotective preservation” could not be more wrong as it applies to the West Heating Plant. The design of the building must be seen from afar to be appreciated — from my apartment on 26th...
Wardman Tower was not simply modernized on the interior, as The Current reports . The magnificent floor plans and details have been obliterated. The 1928 building was designed by Mihran Mesrobian — Harry Wardman’s best architect and one of the...
As we watch District students start a new school year, we wonder how many of them would be doing better in school if they had received high-quality early care and education. How many of them are struggling against deficits...
The sequel to Al Gore’s 2006 documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” is due out this summer. While everyone is concerned worldwide with climate change and global warming, I feel that environmentalism starts at home. With this lovely spring weather I’ve had...
In a city with a surging population and no room to expand its roads, it’s a given that we need a strong public transportation system. And in a neighborhood that lacks a Metro station, it’s also a given that...
by Scott Suhy I attended the “The Future of Georgetown” meeting on 1/15/19 hosted by the Citizens of Georgetown (CAG) group and Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) but came away a bit disappointed with what the Georgetown Business Improvement District...
We live in a historic city — there’s no question about that. The nation’s capital features not only the great civic buildings and gleaming monuments around the National Mall, but also the evidence of more than 200 years of...
The District’s many marathons and 5K races are exciting to many spectators. They bring thousands of runners and their families to the District’s hotels and reportedly have a $24 million impact on the city’s economy. Most of the races also...
We’re now a couple of winters removed from a heavy snowfall, making it easy to forget the lasting impact a major storm can have on the District. But with colder weather not far away, we were glad to see...

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