Posts Tagged ‘14th Street’

Midcity Branding Process Gets Rolling, Faces Questions

The folks heading up the city-funded neighborhood branding initiative for a region around 14th and U Streets learned last night that getting consensus around the idea of a unified, arts-oriented identity might require some convincing.
In a packed gathering at Busboys and Poets, project leaders Andrea Doughty and Carol Felix ran through their plans to host [...]

It’s Official: JBG Boots LGBT Center From Whitman-Walker Before Breaking Ground in September

MetroWeekly has the scoop:
After months of operating The Center, the local LGBT community center, out of 1810 14th St. NW, David Mariner, executive director of the organization, announced today that he's been given a June 18 deadline to vacate.
''We knew when we came here that there was a possibility that we would have to leave [...]

Zoned Out: The Anatomy of an Arts Overlay Disaster

Aman Ayoubi thought he was golden. One year and half a million dollars into retrofitting a long-empty building at 14th and U streets for a new restaurant and nightclub, he had a 15-year lease and two liquor licenses in the bag. Permit-wise, he figured the hard part was over.
He was wrong. On April 5, the [...]

New Condo Building Coming to 14th and R Streets NW

In the last year or so, Logan Circle's 14th Street corridor has continued its gentrification thanks to hot chocolates named after Bette Davis and Doris Day (ACKC Cocoa Bar); $24 charcuterie plates (Cork Wine Bar); and some Hijiki seaweed-jicama salad and other latin/asian fusion dishes (Masa 14).
Recession be damned, the new restaurants kept coming! Condo buildings, [...]

Coffee Shop Opens in Long-Empty Columbia Heights Spot

A number of retail spaces in Columbia Heights have remained empty for a near eternity. That, coupled with the endless road construction and constantly snarled traffic, has seriously hindered the neighborhood from reaching its full potential.
Thankfully, 11th Street is coming along, with the opening of wine bar Room 11, and construction of a small office/retail [...]

View 14 Leasing Center Opening Soon…

It's been a long road for View 14. But after at least five years under development, the apartment building may get some occupants. Its leasing center is now set to open on November 1st, according to its website.
As I wrote last Spring, View 14 is an erstwhile condo project, turned apartment project. It’s located [...]

View 14 Update

Early last month, Housing Complex reported on some emergency legislation for a 14th Street apartment building project called View 14. A resolution came before the D.C. Council allowing the building to be exempt from up to $5.7 million in city taxes to “avoid jeopardizing the success of View 14 given the current unfavorable economic climate [...]

Eatonville Coming Soon to Washington D.C.’s Second Best Condo Building

The outside of Eatonville—Also the outside of Union Row.
Back in March, Washington City Paper (okay, me, in this instance) named Union Row as D.C.'s second best new condo building. This colossal condominium complex has two parts: The "Flats," which make up the high-rise on 14th Street, and the "Warehouses," which sit off from the street.  [...]

Jim Graham on Columbia Heights’ Thwarted Condo “Clearance”

Back in December, I blogged about the Allegro Apartments, a new building going up on 14th Street in Columbia Heights, a few short blocks away from the Giant. Well, the building is now complete, and earlier this week, the developer held its opening night party, apparently sponsored by On Tap Magazine and Grey Goose vodka. [...]