Posts Tagged ‘W.C. Smith’

Sticker Shock

When planning started in 2007, Sheridan Station was a glittering vision of progress for the historic, but dilapidated, neighborhood of Anacostia.
A former public housing complex off Suitland Parkway, Sheridan had gotten special federal funds to become a mixed-income community, with residents of the demolished old buildings renting apartments next to buyers of brand-new condos. Developer [...]

Closing the Books on Skyland Town Center

Depending on how you date it, the planning process for Skyland Town Center in Ward 7 goes back either to 2000—when then-Mayor Anthony Williams chose a development team—or even 1989, when residents started pushing for a new shopping center. Last night, deliberations came to an end: After the fourth and final hearing since the PUD [...]