The Week Ahead: July 26, 2017

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Wednesday, July 26

  • The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold a community meeting regarding Grant Circle and Sherman Circle, including reports on recent data analysis and presentation of refined two-lane designs to address safety concerns and manage traffic on Grant Circle following a determination that reducing traffic to one lane is not feasible at this time based on a recent trial period. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the gymnasium at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, 4501 Kansas Ave. NW.

Thursday, July 27

  • The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will meet at 9 a.m. in Room 220 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW.
  • The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on the design phase of the 16th Street NW Bus Lanes Project. Attendees will have an opportunity to hear a presentation, review roadway layouts and provide feedback. The open house-style event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the cafeteria at the Columbia Heights Educational Center, 3101 16th St. NW, with a presentation at 6:30 p.m. In conjunction with the meeting, an “online open house” with a narrated presentation will be available from July 27 through Sept. 1 at 16thstreetnwbus.com.
  • The University of the District of Columbia Community-Campus Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Room A-03 of Building 44 on the university’s campus, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Preliminary agenda items include a student enrollment report, a retail study and an update on plans for 4250 Connecticut Ave. NW. For details, contact Thomas E. Redmond at 202-247-5622 or tredmond@udc.edu.

Saturday, July 29

  • The nonprofit group PaintCare will host a paint drop-off event for D.C. residents and businesses from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Howard University School of Law, 2929 Van Ness St. NW. Latex and oil-based paint will be accepted. To reserve a time slot, visit paintcare.org/district.
  • The D.C. Office of the Tenant Advocate will hold a “Renters 101” training session from noon to 2 p.m. at the agency’s office in Suite 300N, Reeves Center, 2000 14th St. NW. Topics will include an overview of tenant rights and responsibilities, as well as discussion of leases, rent increases, rent control, evictions, housing code problems and security deposits. To RSVP, call 202-719-6560 or email delores.anderson@dc.gov.

Tuesday, Aug. 1

  • The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold two public engagement events on the design phase of the 16th Street NW Bus Lanes Project. Representatives will be on hand to discuss the project from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at 16th and Irving streets NW and at 16th and U streets NW.
  • The Metropolitan Police Department’s 3rd District will host a National Night Out event from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bruce Monroe Park, 3000 Georgia Ave. NW. The annual National Night Out celebrates community pride, unity and public safety partnerships. The event will include food, drink, a dunk tank and information tables.
  • The Metropolitan Police Department’s 4th District will host a National Night Out event with the theme of “DC’s Got Talent” from 5 to 9 p.m. at Hamilton Recreation Center, 1340 Hamilton St. NW. The event will include a youth talent show, food and public safety information.
  • The Metropolitan Police Department’s 2nd District will host a National Night Out event from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hardy Recreation Center, 45th and Q streets NW. The event will include food, drinks, games, fingerprinting, face painting, a moon bounce and crime prevention information.

Wednesday, Aug. 2

  • D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton will host her annual Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. The event is free but open only to D.C. residents; job seekers must bring proof of D.C. residency (photo ID, voter registration card, pay stub, utility bill or lease).

Thursday, Aug. 3

  • The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will meet at 9 a.m. in Room 220 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW. Agenda items include construction of a seven-story multifamily and retail building at 6900 Georgia Ave. NW in the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Historic District; a seven-story rear addition to a three-story row house at 606 H St. NW in the Downtown Historic District; an informational presentation on a master plan for a pending landmark at 3900 Wisconsin Ave. NW (Fannie Mae headquarters site); and demolition and new construction at 1312 13th St. NW in the 14th Street Historic District.