Posts Tagged ‘slideshow’

SLIDESHOW: Z Burger and Why Sometimes You Don’t Need a Fence

This open space needs places for everyone to sit. Click for slideshow!

For the last year, Z Burger has been negotiating with Advisory Neighborhood Commission 1A about how it ought to be able to use the public space in front of the old Tivoli Theater in Columbia Heights. There are lots of particulars to the situation, [...]

NoMa, Under Construction

The Archstone NoMa, finishing up.

If you ask a longtime D.C. resident where NoMa is, they might not know what you're talking about. They should be forgiven: The formerly industrial district that hugs the railroad tracks behind Union Station has only really become someplace over the last ten years, with a cluster of office buildings [...]

Slideshow: Reading, Writing, ‘Rithmetic…and Real Estate

It's back-to-school time for the District's kids, and while many of them are returning to spanking new facilities, dozens of former school buildings are now missing the patter of little feet. Many of the handsome, historic edifices found new uses long ago, and some are in transition, while others still sit vacant, looking for someone [...]

Slideshow: Tour de Bollards

Don't believe me that downtown D.C. is still a security state? Here's a selection of the bomb-proof street furniture still speckling our sidewalks, some thought-out, and some still slapdash. Click here or on the photo for a slideshow.