Posts Tagged ‘d.c. library renaissance project’

Court Rules Against Ralph Nader Group in Library Fight

An effort organized by a group founded by former presidential candidate Ralph Nader to stop the redevelopment of the West End Library was rejected by the D.C. Court of Appeals this morning. The project, which includes a new library, a new fire station, and more than 200 residential units, is now likely to move forward, as [...]

Despite Protests, Mt. Pleasant Library Finally Gets Building Permits, Will Start Construction “Very Soon”

After being closed for over four months, the District of Columbia Public Libraries announced on Monday that they've finally secured building permits for the renovation of the historic Mount Pleasant Library, and are shooting to open in fall of 2011. Meanwhile, as you can see at right, the demolition of the historic sun room on [...]