Posts Tagged ‘skyland’

D.C.’s 5th and 6th Walmarts Will At Least Get Urban Design Right

You may have heard by now about Walmart's plans to open two more stores in D.C.: One at JBG's Fort Totten Square at South Dakota and Riggs Road NE and another in Ward 7's Skyland Town Center. You might feel overwhelmed by that many Walmarts coming to our little city, frustrated that there's still no [...]

Why the Circulator’s Going to Skyland: A Theory

Since last November, the District Department of Transportation has been thinking through ways to run a Circulator east of the Anacostia River. Their greatest ambitions were curtailed by the realization that they had only six buses to work with, which meant the route had to be shorter. So now, the route will go from the [...]

Skyland May Get Active Before Getting Built

Temporary Urbanism is all the rage these days for languishing developments, but interim uses haven't made their way east of the river in the same way as Rosslyn or Georgia Avenue or the waterfront. That may finally change soon, as the Office of Planning is looking at ways to activate the giant parking lot and [...]