Posts Tagged ‘Fort Totten’

Residential, Retail Will Replace Surface Parking Lot at Fort Totten

The site failed to attract developer interest a year ago.

Which D.C. Neighborhoods Are Seeing the Biggest Housing Price Boom?

The Washington DC Economic Partnership has released its annual neighborhood profiles, which, as usual, make for a nice overview of the qualitative and quantitative changes taking place across the city. But the numbers that jump out, as tends to be the case in this booming housing market, are the increases in housing prices over the [...]

Metro Takes a Step Toward Development Around 11 Stations

Metro gave a boost to the region's transit-oriented development this morning with a unanimous committee vote to seek to develop land around 11 Metro stations.
The parcels include three in Virginia, four in Maryland, and four in the District: 6.5 acres at the Anacostia station, 4.6 acres at Fort Totten, 5.4 acres at Brookland, and the [...]

Fort Totten Walmart to Get Started by Late Summer

Where it is.

The new Walmart planned for South Dakota Avenue and Riggs Road NE might have been announced a year later than the first four, but it'll get rolling at about the same time as the rest of them, if all goes according to plan. Walmart and developer JBG submitted a large tract review application [...]

D.C.’s 5th and 6th Walmarts Will At Least Get Urban Design Right

You may have heard by now about Walmart's plans to open two more stores in D.C.: One at JBG's Fort Totten Square at South Dakota and Riggs Road NE and another in Ward 7's Skyland Town Center. You might feel overwhelmed by that many Walmarts coming to our little city, frustrated that there's still no [...]

Zoning Commission Gives Thumbs Up to Huge Projects in Brookland and Fort Totten

One view of the Brookland project by Abdo Development
The gentrification wave's moving up and over to Northeast.
Earlier this week, the Zoning Commission granted preliminary approval to two huge projects that will transform Brookland and Fort Totten, the Washington Post reports. "To receive final approval, the groups behind the projects, the Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation [...]