Housing Complex

Morning Links: Crazy-Ass Plans

Little glassy blocks for new Eastbanc West End library. [Urbanturf]

Environmental groups sue DDOE for trying to clean up Anacostia. [Examiner]

Is having bridges "in good shape...relative to the rest of the country" a good thing? [WTOP]

Housing must come first at Tysons. [Post]

Bread (and no circus!) for Barracks Row. [PoP]

The next frontier in landscape design. [NAC]

Why you still can't get cheap houses in foreclosure-stricken places. [WSJ]

Georgetown getting its own farmers market. [VoxPop]

More reasons why Wheaton Costco shouldn't get $4 million from Maryland. [WBJ]

Michael gets "cleaned up," moves on down the street. [14th and You]

D.C. Zoning map, stripped down. [BeyondDC]

"I feel like I can get kicked out of Metro for eating french fries, but someone could assault me in the Metro and that's OK.". [TBD]

Today on the market: "Best showing condo in building"

  • Danila

    KHCA Official Position: We are not opposed to the gas station if it is moved to the other side of the plaza on Viers Mill Road; We are not opposed to the store and $4M if community concerns are addressed. Right now Costco is not even talking to the community because we are so "unreasonable" about the gas station that is slated to be the busiest retail fueling operation in the entire County being shoehorned amidst single-family residences and an outdoor community swimming pool. Furthermore, the Costco development got a grandfather loophole waiver for Environmental Site Design, an exemption from the Forest Conservation Plan, and does not have to file a traffic study or even a site plan.

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