Posts Tagged ‘Edgewood’

Busboys and Poets Coming to Edgewood’s Monroe Street Market

Andy Shallal may be running for mayor, but that's not stopping him from continuing his rapid expansion of his restaurant mini-empire. A Busboys and Poets location will open in the Monroe Street Market development that's nearing completion near the Brookland Metro station in Edgewood, Shallal confirms to my colleague Perry Stein.
The latest iteration of the restaurant/bookstore/progressive event [...]

A Virtual Tour of the Monroe Street Market, a Work in Progress

To someone who moved away from Edgewood more than four years ago—someone like, say, me—the neighborhood has become nearly unrecognizable. Where a fenced-in field once lay vacant, the Brookland Works complex now stands, two bustling apartment buildings straddling a studio-lined Arts Walk. Along Monroe Street NE, the triangular Portland Flats building nears completion, while workers [...]

D.C.’s Biggest Development Project: Gone Today, Here Tomorrow?

Twenty-five years ago, the D.C. government paid $9.3 million for a 25-acre site along North Capitol Street that it hoped to develop into a mixed-use community. And for a quarter century, the McMillan Sand Filtration Site has sat fenced off and vacant, a waste of valuable space that leaves most passersby wondering about the vaguely [...]

Abdo Project in Brookland Gets Final Zoning Approval

Jim Abdo's big Brookland project, which will add some 825 new homes, "eclectic college town retail," and below-market-rate spaces for artists, got final approval from the D.C. Zoning Commission on Monday night, the Washington Post reports. (Click here for more renderings of the Abdo plan, and here for details of what's coming and location info.)
According [...]