Posts Tagged ‘Hine Junior High School’

NIMBY Press Release of the Year

Swear to god, I'm ready to call it for the panicked e-mail that just landed in my inbox, sounding the alarm against the rapacious monstrosity proposed for the old Hine Jr. High School at Eastern Market. On Monday, the Zoning Commission set down Stanton-Eastbanc's planned unit development for a final hearing, which seems to have [...]

Is 90 Feet Too Tall For Pennsylvania Avenue?

All the judgments are in on preliminary designs for the former Hine Jr. High School, as interested parties ready themselves for its hearing before the Historic Preservation Review Board next week. They all have various issues with the architectural quality of the designs, which will be refined over the coming months. But the most fundamental [...]

How Much Should Developers Pay for Surplused D.C. Buildings?

When the District wants to offload real estate, there are lots of rules about how the city must prove that it indeed no longer needs the property, how the developers have to bid on the property, for how much the resulting units of affordable housing can be sold, how much of the work must be [...]

National Leadership Campus Loses Hine Opportunity

Late yesterday afternoon, the city announced it had once again narrowed its list of developers competing to redevelop Hine Junior High School's site near Eastern Market. 
From four finalists, only one group got the axe: The National Leadership Campus, a non-profit concept, backed by billionaire Peter B. Lewis, chairman of the  Progressive Corporation.

ANC Refuses to Pick Favorite Hine School Development Proposal

Last night, Capitol Hillers testified before ANC 6B about the various development proposals—promoting hotels, retail, housing, and subsidized non-profit office space—for the Hine Junior High School site, an important parcel between Pennsylvania Avenue and Eastern Market on Capitol Hill.
The ANC had planned to pick out a favorite and pass their choice onto the city. That [...]

Speak Out on Hine School Development Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the public is invited to comment on the various development proposals promoting hotels, retail, housing, and subsidized non-profit office space for the Hine Junior High School site, an important parcel between Pennsylvania Avenue and the shiny, new Eastern Market on Capitol Hill.
It's so important, in fact, that nine development teams originally competed for the [...]

Hine School Plan 4: The All-Knowing Plan

On Wednesday night, four developers—finalists whittled down from a group of ten—presented plans for projects on the site of Hine Junior High School, down the street from Eastern Market.
The All-Knowing Plan (Presentation PDF, Pt.1 Pt.2):
Stanton Development Corporation/Eastbanc Inc./Autopark Inc./The Jarvis Companies/Dantes Partners

Stanton's presentation was all about reminding Capitol Hillers that the developers already knew [...]

Hine School Plan 3: The Fancy Stuff Plan

Last night, four developers—finalists whittled down from a group of ten—presented plans for projects on the site of Hine Junior High School, down the street from Eastern Market.
The Fancy Stuff Plan:
StreetSense/DSF/Menkiti Group

DSF may be based in the Boston area, but they know how to impress the locals. Kimpton Hotels is already interested in opening [...]

Hine School Plan 1: The Looks Familiar Plan

Last night, four developers—finalists whittled down from a group of ten—presented plans for projects on the site of Hine Junior High School, down the street from Eastern Market.
The Looks Familiar Plan (Presentation PDF)
The Bozzutto Group/Scallan Properties/Lehr Jackson Associates/E.R. Bacon Development, LLC/Blue Skye Development/CityStrategy, LLC

Last night, I was wracking my brain trying to figure out [...]

Hine School Development Plans Unveiled

Last Wednesday evening, at least 200 people showed up to Tyler Elementary School to hear from four teams—a list sliced down from 10—vying to redevelop Hine Junior High School near Eastern Market.
Already, there is a neighborhood watchdog group EMMCA: Eastern Market Metro Community Association, which was established to ensure this development meets their set criteria (and [...]

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