Posts Tagged ‘georgia avenue walmart’

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 [...]

11th-Hour Landmark Application Could Throw a Wrench in Walmart’s Plans

In a classic last-ditch anti-development tactic, the "Brightwood Neighborhood Preservation Association," headed by Ward 4 Thrives member Verna Collins, has submitted a landmark application for the Car Barn that now sits on the site of the Walmart planned for upper Georgia Avenue. The D.C. Preservation League had previously gone to bat for the century-old brick [...]

Two Walmarts Clear City Review

The Office of Planning has signed off on proposals for the Georgia Avenue and Bladensburg/New York Avenue Walmart developments, saying that they're "not inconsistent" with the city's Comprehensive Plan. Now all the developers have to do is get final approvals from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, and they're off to the races.
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Corner Restaurant Location Advertises Proximity to Walmart

The commercial condo housing Brightwood Bistro, one of not that many independent sit-down restaurants on Georgia Avenue, is for sale—and advertising its spitting distance from the proposed Walmart as an amenity. Says the listing:
!!!Ground Floor Opportunity to purchase 3000 Square foot condominium unit with fully functioning restaurant in rapidly developing area. Within blocks [...]