Posts Tagged ‘DCmud’

Groundbreaking for Howard Town Center Planned for Fall 2010

According to DCmud, construction crews will be breaking ground on the Howard Town Center, a huge mixed-use project located on Georgia Ave. across the street from Howard University's Hospital, during the fall of 2010.

Back in September, developer Tim Kissler of Castlerock Partners unveiled his initial project rendering and divulged plans for 400-450 residential units, [...]

The Latest News on Central Union Mission

Turns out Central Union Mission will not be developing the land it owns by Georgia Ave. and Newton Place in Park View/Columbia Heights/Petworth. (Note: I've had enough of you neighborhood name police! It's a blurry area! Get over it.)
DCmud reported yesterday that the newly-selected developers for Park Morton will be "absorbing" Central Union Mission's land [...]

Developer Seeks to Block Convention Center Hotel Deal

Just when you thought 'Well it looks like we're over the final hurdle!" it appears the D.C. Convention Center hotel may be facing more delays.
This summer, the D.C. Council zoomed forward on a financing deal to jump-start a long awaited 1,167-room Marriott Marquis hotel, which is supposed to stimulate the city's convention business, and minimize [...]

Creepy, Vacant—and Sadly Interchangeable—Highrises Located East of the River…

Last week, DCmud reported on The Overlook apartments, formerly known as Parkside Terrace. Back before the demolition, Parkside was an empty shell of a building. With its exterior ripped off, one could peer up at the vacant rooms, looking into the building like it was some humongous, slummy dollhouse. (Sorry I don't have [...]

Barry Farm Area Gets New Housing

The Barry Farm area will become one of the city's four New Communities, receiving a burst of development and mixed-income housing.
It's not the first development—that would be Northwest One around North Capitol Street and New York Avenue, followed by Park Morton on Georgia Ave.—but ultimately the neighborhood should receive "654 replacement units together with new [...]