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Wisconsin Avenue Giant Clears Final Legal Hurdle

The city's longest and most acrimonious fight over density has finally been resolved—and the densifiers won.
Not that there was really any question that those proposing to turn the one-story, mid-century Giant Foods on Wisconsin at Idaho Avenue NW into a mixed-use development called Cathedral Commons were right on the merits, when the Zoning Commission unanimously [...]

Clark Ray Goes for Smart Growth Vote

Former D.C. Parks and Recreation director Clark Ray has been running a balls-out campaign for the city council at-large seat held by snoozy Phil Mendelson, and yesterday released a sharply negative ad that hits Mendelson on his smart growth credentials. Ray boils smart growth down to two things: Streetcars, and vibrant neighborhoods, highlighting Mendelson's opposition [...]