Posts Tagged ‘U Street’

Grimke School Developers Spared Bowser’s Wrath

The U Street NW corridor property will gain a small amount of affordable housing.

A Year Later, Little Resolution on Contested Florida Avenue Site

More than 11 months later, that venture apparently hasn't gotten very far.

Three Developers Bid on Grimke School and Adjacent U Street NW Property

Yes, the redevelopment of U Street is still going.

Why Is Developer JBG Publishing a Vanity Newspaper?

If the D/City newspaper around 14th Street NW has made you think the neighborhood is hip, then JBG's gambit is working.

What Would Replace the Reeves Center in the D.C. United Deal?

A lengthy political battle stands between the city's proposal to orchestrate several land swaps and purchases in order to build a D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point and the realization of the plan. But one central piece of the plan, previously lacking in clear details, has begun to come into focus: the building that would [...]

City Seeks Developer for U Street School, Civil War Museum

The city is seeking a developer to transform a vacant U Street NW school building into a new mixed-use facility that will house the African-American Civil War Museum.
The Grimke School, located at the corner of Vermont Avenue and U Street NW, was built in 1887 as the Phelps School, and renamed in 1934 for civic [...]

Latest Recipients of City Largesse Include H Street CrossFit, U Street Indoor Cycling Studio

A pharmacy in Bellevue, an artist studio in Anacostia, and a construction company in Congress Heights just got a big boost from the city, in the form of grants aimed at assisting businesses in the District's emerging corridors.
So did a popular bistro/bar in Shaw, a group indoor cycling* studio on U Street NW, a CrossFit gym [...]

With City’s Movie Supply Nearly Doubling, Landmark CEO Is Unconcerned (Mostly)

The District currently has 49 commercial movie-theater screens, not counting the IMAX theater at the Smithsonian (or the myriad screening rooms at culture institutions). In the next few years, we're set to get an additional 40 screens. The arrival of Landmark cinemas in NoMa and on V Street NW, an Angelika theater at Union Market, [...]

Wells: Affordable Housing Must Be Part of D.C. United Deal

The city's effort to complete a deal to swap public land for the site of the proposed D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point is already well behind schedule, and it's not getting any easier. Both Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham and his challenger Brianne Nadeau have pushed for an office use rather than the expected residential development [...]

With 245-Apartment Complex, JBG Continues Takeover of 8th Street NW

Having successfully conquered the area around the intersection of 14th and U streets NW, the JBG Companies have rounded the corner and will soon have a second epicenter along 8th Street NW and Florida Avenue.
The Chevy Chase, Md.-based developer has already altered the skyline of the 14th and U corner, with the nine-story, 268-apartment Louie [...]