Posts Tagged ‘connecticut avenue’

I Walk The Lane

In this week's column, Housing Complex looks at the issues surrounding a tricky service lane on Connecticut Avenue NW between Ordway and Macomb streets in Cleveland Park. To see just how dicey the narrow sidewalk can be for a pedestrian, we walked the length of the lane with a video camera in tow.
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Sidewalk of Shame

Connecticut Avenue from Chevy Chase to K Street NW bears some resemblance to a string of pearls: Long, empty stretches with large residential buildings, broken up by vibrant little commercial districts, usually clustered around a Metro station. Mimicking the shape of the streetcar suburbs that trace out from urban centers, most of them are fairly [...]

Does Cleveland Park Need More Sidewalk Space?

The Cleveland Park listserv has gotten more riled up than I've seen it in a long while over the the most time-honored topic of all listserv discussion: Parking. Specifically, whether it's worth getting rid of some parking spaces on the service lane on the east side of Connecticut Avenue between Macomb and Ordway Streets in [...]