Posts Tagged ‘HUD’

White House Putting City Market at O Street on the Fast Track

Whoa, the White House cares about D.C., you guys. Of the 14 projects nationwide that "will be expedited through permitting and environmental review processes," the District's own City Market at O Street (former home to a crumbling Giant supermarket) will be one. Quoth the White House:
Located in Washington, DC, City Market at “O” Street is [...]

Is There Still Room For Seniors at the New 15th and U?

Troy Johnson has mixed feelings about his balcony. His 10th-floor perch affords him scenic views of his Northwest D.C. neighborhood. But maybe too scenic. “Look up and down U Street,” he says, “It’s a gold mine up there.”
Johnson, 75, a retired Service Employees International Union organizer, lives in the Campbell Heights [...]

What Should We Demolish?

A few days ago Mr. T in DC, inspired by this NYT essay, decided to make a list of local buildings that should get the wrecking ball.
Mr. T offers some surprising and controversial choices: The Hirshhorn, the Kennedy Center, the FBI Building, the HUD building, among others.
Well, I'm sorry Mr. T. But I disagree with [...]