Posts Tagged ‘Pennsylvania Avenue’

For D.C. Residents, White House Security Breach Threatens to Chip Away at Their City

Washingtonians shouldn't have to pay the price for a Secret Service misstep.

Donald Trump’s Luxury Hotel Officially Breaks Ground

Heaped with praise from city and federal officials, Donald Trump officially broke ground this morning on his $200 million project to convert the Old Post Office building on Pennsylvania Avenue NW into a luxury hotel.
"I promise you, this will be a great not only hotel, but economic development project," Trump proclaimed at the ceremony.
"Today, we're shovel-ready," [...]

This Wouldn’t Happen if D.C. Owned its Sidewalks

Willard Intercontinental Hotel, sidewalk hog. (Lydia DePillis)

The sidewalk in front of the Willard Intercontinental Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue, right across from the White House, is one of the most spacious in the city. And yet, the hotel's Cafe du Parc has seen fit to take up almost the entire thing, such that a pedestrian could [...]

Stanton-EastBanc Will Develop Former Hine School Site

Here's an image from the Stanton/Eastbanc plan posted online after the group's presentation in early summer.
Mayor Adrian Fenty announced this morning that a group of developers led by Stanton Development Corp. and EastBanc Inc. will usher in a new era in Eastern Market: The group will be taking over the former Hine Junior High School site, [...]