Posts Tagged ‘2910 garfield street’

Woodley Park “McMansions” in the Flesh

Despite the best efforts of the neighbors and most of the City Council, the two monster houses on the corner of 29th and Garfield Street NW got built after all. According to the office of obscenely-large-house broker Marc Fleisher, the rear house is under contract and will close at the end of the month (the [...]

“McMansions” Rising in Woodley Park

After all the sound and fury over the summer about the subdivision of a lot on the corner of 29th and Garfield Streets NW in Woodley Park, the neighbors' last-ditch appeal before the Board of Zoning Adjustment was denied, and the first of two giant single-family homes is underway–a reminder that neighborhood opposition can't stop [...]

More Moves in the Battle of Garfield Street

Yesterday, I got a couple of distress calls from the vicinity of 2910 Garfield Street N.W., the large corner lot in Woodley Park slated for subdivision into two gigantic single-family homes by the Chevy Chase-based Zuckerman Partners. Even after enlisting Councilmember Mary Cheh and getting a letter opposing the development signed by almost half the [...]