Posts Tagged ‘coalition for smarter growth’

Zoning Commission Chairman: No One Bikes to the Grocery Store

The Babe's Billiards saga continued last night with a hearing before the Zoning Commission, which adjourned after several hours and will continue Monday. As usual, there was a contingent of neighbors opposed to the parking-free Tenleytown development, and the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission reiterated its support for the plan. With ANC backing, odds of approval [...]

Why Occupy D.C. Is Wrong About the West End Library Deal

Looks like a Zoning Commission hearing this evening on Eastbanc's plan for the West End Library and Firehouse is going to be more exciting than normal, with folks from Occupy D.C. and other assorted activists on hand to protest "the arbitrary suspension of existing zoning rules in the interest of multinational corporations." As part of [...]

Committee of 100 Honors Arena Stage, Streetcar Gadfly, More!

The Committee of 100 is out with its 2011 Vision Awards. For projects, the crusty planning advocacy group honored Arena Stage, the Civil War Defenses of Washington Trail, the Deanwood Community Center & Library, and the All Hallows Guild of Washington National Cathedral. For its individual lifetime achievement awards, the Committee chose National Coalition [...]