Posts Tagged ‘ian schrager’

The Adams Morgan Hotel Tax Break: Is it Worth It?

The D.C. Council hands out dozens of long-term property tax abatements every year, and most slide from hearing to markup to vote with little public scrutiny. In fact, according to a new analysis by the D.C.-based nonprofit Good Jobs First, the District has some of the worst disclosure standards in the country for all kinds [...]

Pay $411 Per Night to Stay in the WCP Newsroom!

Well, not quite. But after a proposed tax abatement for a luxury hotel on our little corner of Adams Morgan passed the Council's finance committee yesterday, you still might be able to pay that much to stay here a few years down the road.
Last week, it looked like the $61 million tax abatement that Councilmember [...]

Ian Schrager’s Adams Morgan Hotel Just Waiting on its Tax Abatement

For a while now, the City Paper's landlord has been planning to turn the First Chuch of Christ Scientist on the corner of Euclid and Champlain Street NW into a boutique hotel and restaurant, in a massive project that could wake up the sometimes-sleepy Adams Morgan daytime scene (perhaps even making up for the loss [...]