Posts Tagged ‘Stevens School’

Six Teams Want the Stevens School

The historic Stevens School in the West End is on its second trip through the city's request for proposals process—after the community torpedoed former mayor Adrian Fenty's pick the first time around—and looks like it's drawn a strong response. This time, in an effort to accommodate ANC 2A's request for the school to retain some [...]

Stevens School: New Process, Same People?

More than two years after the Adrian Fenty administration tried to sell off the historic Stevens Elementary School, Vince Gray's economic development team is starting over.
In what stands as one of the worst-handled real estate projects of Fenty's term—in an area with one of the most activist set of neighborhood associations in the city—nine bids [...]

Year in Preview: D.C. Development in 2011, Before it Happens.

2010 was a big year for development in the District.
Capital markets unfroze, allowing a slew of stalled projects to break ground. Large empty spaces in the architecturally uninspired NoMa and Capitol Riverfront business improvement districts finally started to fill out. A Web-savvy smart growth constituency became a force in planning and politics, and car-centric suburbs [...]

Welcome to the Lame Duck Pond

To a large extent, it seems like we've gotten to the point in Still Mayor Adrian Fenty's first and last term at which no more development decisions can be made, given that Almost Mayor Vince Gray might decide something completely different. Such is the case with the Stevens School, which was recently yanked from multi-family [...]

West End Neighbors to Developer: ‘Uh, You Can Leave Now’

Equity Residential/Neighborhood Development Group's plan
Oh the gall! The sheer impudence of it all!
This is just a funny little tidbit I read this morning. As I blogged in late September, West End neighbors are in an uproar over the city's selection of developer Equity Residential to transform the Stevens School downtown.
The locals wants the building [...]

This Week’s Top Blog Posts

1311 H Street–Not one of the corridor's more charming properties
(For more information, see item number one.)

(1)Anything Worth Saving Here?: H St. Rowhouses Edition
(2)16th Street Condo Conversion Foes Prevail by Exposing Phantom Residents
(3) What Goes on at Capitol Hill’s International Graduate University?
(4) Skinny House Price Reduced

(5) Valerie Santos Named Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development