Posts Tagged ‘Georgetown’

Bowser Pledges to Send Streetcar to Ward 7 and Georgetown

The mayor didn't commit to a further expansion of the system.

The 18th-Century-Mansion Start-Up Model

Goodbye, shared desk. Hello, outdoor pool, living quarters, and healthy stipend.

Canal Plus: Could a Spiffier Waterway Help Georgetown Attract Retail?

Don’t tell Josh Hermias there’s nothing new happening in Georgetown. The neighborhood may feel established, the economic development director of the Georgetown Business Improvement District says, but it’s experiencing its own boom along with the rest of the city. To wit: There are 21 residential units currently under construction in the neighborhood.
Of course, Hermias lays [...]

Renderings of the Ultraluxury West Heating Plant Condos

Yesterday I reported on the planned conversion of Georgetown's vacant West Heating Plant into the most expensive condos in town. Last night, developer Richard Levy and architect David Adjaye presented their plans to the public. Details were still sparse—there's much to be planned, let alone approved by the various preservation authorities—but the team shared some renderings of [...]

Georgetown Heating Plant Set to Become D.C.’s Most Expensive Condos “by Far”

The view out the big windows of the Seasons restaurant in Georgetown's Four Seasons hotel is dominated by a deteriorating brick structure that's sat vacant for more than a decade. "In its current state, it's an eyesore," says architect David Adjaye, glancing up from his breakfast toward the West Heating Plant.
Adjaye plans to change that. As [...]

Fundrise Involved in Effort to Bring Politics & Prose to Georgetown

Earlier this month, Washingtonian reported that Politics & Prose, the current events-focused independent bookstore on Connecticut Avenue, is considering opening a second location in Georgetown. Now, an LLC filing hints at one of the parties involved in the potential deal: the crowd-funding real estate company Fundrise.
On Sept. 17, Fundrise co-founder Daniel Miller registered the Fundrise Politics & [...]

Georgetown Heating Plant Officially Sold to Developers

The General Services Administration is trying to shed some unwanted weight. The agency, which serves as the landlord for federal government buildings, is suffering from tight finances, and so it's taking steps to rid itself of properties it doesn't need. In April, a congressional committee held a hearing in a vacant GSA-owned warehouse on L [...]

D.C.’s Most Expensive Rental?

Like most D.C. residents, you probably think you're paying too much in rent—after all, the D.C. metropolitan area's median gross rent is the country's second highest. But compared to this Georgetown house on the rental market, your place will look like a bargain.
The going rate for this seven-bedroom, 8,500-square-foot villa? $16,000 a month.
Georgetown Metropolitan first [...]

Richard Levy, Four Seasons Residences Win Georgetown Plant Auction

As the General Services Administration conducted an online auction to sell off Georgetown's West Heating Plant, there were two parallel contests taking place: one among the developers seeking to buy the plant, and the other among the rest of us, seeking to figure out who the anonymous bidders were.
The first contest wrapped up when the [...]

Mr. Georgetown Moves to Logan Circle: “The City’s Moved East”

Here's a sign of the times if there ever was one: Herb Miller, a 50-year Georgetown resident and the man responsible for developing much of the neighborhood, has packed up and moved to Logan Circle. His reason: "The city's moved east."
"There was a local grocery store and cleaners and hardware stores," says Miller of his [...]