Posts Tagged ‘JBG’

Washington Project for the Arts Moving to V Street NW

The Washington Project for the Arts is moving into a new permanent space adjacent to the 9:30 Club as part of the in-progress Atlantic Plumbing development. The artist organization's new headquarters will include a gallery space and office.
The WPA is moving from its current temporary location in the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Southwest to 1,500 square feet [...]

Planned Eight-Story Development Threatens U Street Mural

If you know your D.C. history, you know that Marvin Gaye was born here. You might also know he attended Cardozo High School, where he joined his first band, the D.C. Tones. Walk by the eastern façade of the Oswego building at 1326 U St. NW, where Pure Lounge now is, and you'll see a [...]

Indie Movie House on V Street NW? Not So Fast!

Calm down, people: It's not yet clear whether a movie theater is coming to 8th and V streets NW.
According to information released by the developer JBG, plans for the old Atlantic Plumbing Supply building near the 9:30 Club will consist of two mixed-use residential and commercial buildings, one smaller six-story building, and one larger 10-story [...]

Temporary Still Permanent: Albus Cavus Plans a One-Night Street-Art Party

The Water St. Project may have run for a mere 11 days in April and Art Whino's G40 exhibition may have migrated to Richmond, but the phenomenon of street-art-driven pop-up parties is hydra-headed and furious: For one night next week, the street-art nonprofit Albus Cavus and AIGA, a professional organization for designers, is taking over a [...]

Can Andrew Wodzianski Make Himself at Home in his Corporate-Sponsored Residential-Art Piece?

On Andrew Wodzianski’s fifth day living in a storefront window at 1318 U Street NW, I ask the artist a question he finds difficult to answer: How does he feel about the real estate company sponsoring the exhibit placing limitations on what he can and cannot do there?
He pauses for a while, and then begins [...]

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