Posts Tagged ‘hill east’

Freeway Reopening Sparks Protests From Hill East Neighbors

Will a freeway ramp kill Hill East's neighborhood feel?

Sole Bidder Gets Green Light to Develop Hill East

The stuttering progress on the development of the 67-acre Anacostia Riverfront site known as Hill East that has frustrated neighbors for a decade has finally yielded a winning developer—if only for a small portion of the site.
After a number of retractions and reissuances, the latest city solicitation for developers of two Metro-adjacent parcels on the [...]

Five Reasons Not to Love D.C.’s Olympic Bid

If you thought the Nationals Park and D.C. United stadium deals were bad, just wait'll you see what the Olympics would mean for the city.
The nonprofit DC 2024, led by the Greater Washington Sports Alliance, announced this morning that it's making a push to bring the Summer Olympics to the capital region in 2024. The [...]

Hill East Development Wins Approval of ANC Committee

The latest attempt at developing the Anacostia Riverfront property known as Hill East took a small step forward last night, with a committee of the local ANC moving to support the lone proposal to turn the property into a mixed-use development. The Capitol Hill Corner blog reports that ANC 6B's planning and zoning committee "agreed [...]

Renderings of the Lone Proposal for Hill East

For a host of reasons, the city's call for developer proposals for the riverfront site known alternatively as Hill East and Reservation 13 got only one response, from Donatelli Development and Blue Skye Development. On Wednesday, that team presented its proposal to neighbors who are frustrated by the slow progress on Hill East but grateful [...]

Developers Present Hill East Proposal to Frustrated Neighbors

After years of frustration, residents of eastern Capitol Hill finally have a proposal for development at the troubled site on the Anacostia River known as Hill East. But they're more interested in talking about their frustration.
Only one development team responded to the city's recent request for expressions of interest for Hill East—a partnership of Donatelli [...]

Pity on the Hill

By the time this column hits newsstands, the residents of eastern Capitol Hill will have glimpsed a possible future of the area near RFK Stadium known as Hill East. But as the paper went to press, my crystal ball had revealed few details: In advance of a Wednesday evening presentation to the community, developer Chris [...]

District Moving Forward–Again–With Bite-Sized Piece of Hill East

First, everything was happening on Reservation 13, the 67-acre piece of land located just south of RFK Stadium on the Anacostia River. Then very little was happening. Finally, nothing: Mayor Vince Gray seemed to have decided as recently as March that the project was a lost cause in this development cycle, unless a Redskins training facility [...]

(Almost) Nothing Is Happening At Reservation 13

The first thing to know about last night's meeting with Mayor Vince Gray and the Hill East community on the future of Reservation 13 is that there is no news.
The Redskins haven't indicated their willingness to move their training center from Ashburn, Va., to the area around RFK Stadium. Gray said he hasn't even talked [...]

Big New Apartment Project Headed For Hill East

Another old apartment project is coming off the shelf! Bisnow reports that a partnership of local developer JBG and national real estate investor the Tritec Group want to break ground by the end of the year on a 141-unit apartment building at 1705-1729 East Capitol Street SE, right across from the newly-renovated Eastern High School.
Plans [...]