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655 K Street, NW (at New York Ave)

A reader writes:

“Out walking Sunday morning and saw this. It appears that one of the saved buildings that was moved from its original foundation, then moved again to its new location,adjacent to the new medical college headquarters building, has collapsed! I asked the construction guy, putting up the caution tape, what happened but his only response was “I can’t discuss it”.

Another reader writes:

“Spotted this on the walk to work this morning. One of the facades of a building that was move at the NY Ave Assoc. Of American Medical Colleges collapsed overnight. It’s cool to watch them move and preserve these buildings so it’s kind of a bummer that this happened.”

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04/21/14 9:55am

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Photo by PoPville flickr user tedeytan

You can talk about whatever is on your mind – quality of life issues, a beautiful tree you spotted, scuttlebutt, or any random questions/thoughts you may have. But please no personal attacks and no need to correct people’s grammar. This is a place to vent and/or celebrate things about daily life in DC.

04/20/14 10:22pm

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Finally signage has gone up confirming the location for Shake Shack coming to Union Station. Back in September of 2013 we first learned a Shake Shack would be coming to Union Station. When the second Starbucks moved back in January, I assumed it was to make space for Shake Shack. However at that time rumors continued to persist that a Captiol City Brewery brewery would be taking over the former America restaurant space which closed in Oct. 2011.  Happy to finally put those rumors to rest.

And to those who don’t like Shake Shack – we get it, we get it – you don’t like Shake Shack. Ok. Noted.

For those of us who do like Shack Shake, stay tuned for updates as they get closer to opening. Oh yeah, they’ve also applied for a liquor license that says:

“Restaurant serving American cuisine, specializing in burgers and shakes with a seating capacity of 166, total occupancy load of 220 and Summer Garden with 52 seats.”

Hours are listed as Sunday through Thursday 11am – 11 pm and Friday & Saturday 11 am – 12 am.

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Entrance in former America space next to new Starbucks location in West Hall

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Another reader sends an interesting sight also from Q Street in Logan:

“I somehow have never noticed these breezeways between the row houses on Q street before. You always seem to have the answers to odd architectural finds around town, any idea what the story is behind these?”

I always seem to have the questions not the answers :) I actually have posted this same question in the past but I have no idea what the answer was and can’t seem to find it in the archives. Anyone remember?

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