Posts Tagged ‘Abe Pollin’

The Younglings Who Would Save the Mall

The National Mall is a matter for serious people. It's the repository of our cultural heritage, for Pete's sake. And as we hear quite often these days, it's in terrible shape.
So a couple of years ago, to help bankroll its rehab, a collection of serious people started the Trust for the National Mall—people like diversified [...]

Herb Miller, Developer of Gallery Place, on Abe Pollin

Here's Herb Miller, 66, CEO of Western Development, on Abe Pollin's passing:
I was 11 years old, over 50 years ago, when I first met Abe. He built Temple Emanuel in Kensington, where my father was the second president. He was just a mid-size developer then. So, I always had great respect for him, since I [...]

Abe Pollin, Verizon Center Developer, Dies at 85

In case you haven't spotted the news over at City Desk (or every other outlet covering D.C.), I thought I should mention D.C.'s biggest, late-breaking news this afternoon: Abe Pollin, developer extraordinaire, sports team owner, and philanthropist, has passed away.
He suffered from  corticobasal degeneration, according to the Washington Post.

Among his many accomplishments, Pollin developed [...]