Posts Tagged ‘901 monroe’

901 Monroe Street Project Squeaks By ANC

A bunch of mixed-use development projects around the city have divided communities, forcing arguments about who has what rights and how the neighborhood should grow (or not). The Hine School project on Capitol Hill is one, Cathedral Commons in Tenleytown is another. But perhaps none has been more acrimonious than 901 Monroe Street NE across [...]

Landmark Nominations Could Derail Brookland Development

The fight against a sizeable mixed-use development planned for 9th and Monroe Street NE has entered another theater: Historic preservation. ANC 5A has submitted a landmark nomination for Colonel Brooks' Tavern as well as neighboring houses, which would require plans to substantially change if approved.
Why does the tavern deserve historic status, according to its would-be [...]