Posts Tagged ‘shiloh baptist church’

Why Shiloh Baptist Church Hangs On to Those Vacant Properties

The one that got away.

Shiloh Baptist Church hasn't made many friends in Shaw by keeping a string of five properties on 9th Street NW north of P Street—now prime real estate in the fast-changing neighborhood—vacant for about a decade. The neighbors might not even mind as much if the church were at least open about [...]

Omegas Kick in $5K for Carter G. Woodson Home, Millions Still Needed

You know all those guys walking around in purple hats and T-shirts for the past few days? Those were the Omegas—members of the Howard University-based Omega Psi Phi fraternity, which was having its centennial bash in the city this weekend. On Saturday morning, their agenda included a rally near the former residence of Carter G. [...]

Church Got Lots of Empty Land? Build Housing.

On Monday, St. Martin's Church at North Capitol and T Streets NE will officially open its new residential development, The Summit at St. Martin's, with 178 units of affordable housing, 51 of them reserved for formerly homeless people who graduated from transitional housing programs. St. Martin's couldn't have done it without $11 million in low [...]

Shiloh Baptist Church Finally Gets Started on Victory Village (Maybe)

The number of unused properties held by Shaw's Shiloh Baptist Church has long been a bone of contention in the neighborhood–the church, which bought up land over the course of the last century, sat on vacant buildings while promising to rehabilitate them and claiming the money wasn't there to do it.
Finally, last year, they decided [...]