Posts Tagged ‘parcel 42’

Fenty and Gray Carve Up the Real Estate World

On Monday, Jonathan O'Connell drilled down into the economic development platforms of Mayor Adrian Fenty and would-be mayor Vince Gray. In a nutshell, he concludes that while Fenty has gone for big developments–many of which haven't yet been built–Gray would focus on fewer projects, and emphasize the steady-job-generating tourism industry. We also get a bit [...]

Tent City on a Hill: What Will the Fight for Parcel 42 Achieve?

There’s no mercy from the midday sun on the empty lot at 7th and R Streets in Shaw, and the fierce rain just sinks through the rocky soil. At this point, though, the elements aren’t the worst thing the people who’ve set up a tent city there over the last week will have to face. [...]

Block Party With A Twist in Shaw

Tomorrow, a block party will go off at 7th and S Streets just north of the Shaw metro station: Food, games, face painting, the works. But this isn't your average summer Saturday neighborhood bash.
The eating and playing will take place on Parcel 33, a piece of land now slated for a development that will house [...]

Community Leaders Reject Dramatically Scaled-Back Plans for 7th and R

In 2007, it looked like two long-debated empty lots right next to the Shaw metro station could finally see some action, as the city pulled together a deal with developers and anchor tenant Radio One to build offices on one plot and affordable housing on the other.
Three years later, the office project—also known as Parcel [...]