What happens when a neighborhood forms in a place where no one planned for it? You end up with a shortage of neighborhood amenities—in NoMa's case, parks. The formerly desolate area was targeted for development last decade as little more than an office park, with a desirable location near Union Station but no real plans [...]
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Walking through the streets of NoMa these days, you get the sense you’ve stepped into a well-played game of SimCity. Crisp and glassy, it’s a commercial zone, to be sure, and a strategically placed one: It’s served by three major thoroughfares, two Metro stations, all the regional and Amtrak train lines passing through Union Station, [...]
Joining the crowd of D.C.'s next High Lines. (AECOM)
NoMa, as has been amply documented, is on fire with residential and office development. But as the new neighborhood's planners realized in 2010, they're missing something pretty critical: A central gathering place to hang out. And as sites get built out, opportunities to lock one down are [...]
This morning, Mayor Adrian Fenty joined Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier and Office of Property Management Director Robin-Eve Jasper to break ground on a "state-of-the-art Property and Evidence Warehouse for the Metropolitan Police Department," as the city's press release states it.
Few people will ever see this $20 million warehouse, since it's located in one of [...]