D.C. Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper’s office, on the fourth floor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, is in some ways a reminder of failure: It’s too big, and a set of fraying modernist chairs, original to the 1973 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe building, have grown too delicate to sit on. Cooper, a [...]
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Last week, DCmud reported on The Overlook apartments, formerly known as Parkside Terrace. Back before the demolition, Parkside was an empty shell of a building. With its exterior ripped off, one could peer up at the vacant rooms, looking into the building like it was some humongous, slummy dollhouse. (Sorry I don't have [...]
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Wheeler Terrace, a 113-unit affordable apartment community in Washington Highlands, is receiving a $32 million green facelift. The Washington Business Journal wrote about the project a few months ago, and now an affordable housing trade publication has zeroed in on the venture.
In late 2007, the Community Preservation and [...]