901 Monroe St, NE
Did you know that Col Brooks’ Tavern is closing it’s doors after 32 years on Friday (tonight)? We were there this week and while they are running out of beers, it’s been part of the neighborhood where everyone knows your name. Soon, it will be a hole in the ground. Alas, but that’s the circle of (development) iife.
The site is slated to become the 901 Monroe Street project:
“RETAIL: 13,000 square feet. Five retailers including a restaurant
APARTMENTS: 212 rental units
PARKING: 150 parking spaces
BIKE SPACES: 66 Bike spaces
ZIPCAR: 2 Zipcar spaces”
A buddy of mine who went to the law school at Catholic University was a big fan and I’d meet for drinks there from time to time but sadly, as a non regular, my deepest memory is the horrible triple murder that occurred in 2003. So sad.
Wishing all those who were apart of Colonel Brooks Tavern the best of luck in the future. I’ve heard whispers that they could reopen in the new space but I’ve never seen that confirmed. Any fans of Colonel Brooks Tavern?
You can find more info about the coming development here.
Photo by angela n. 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…
Thanks to M. for sending from Friendship Heights: “They parked about 2 inches in front of her. It was definitely warranted.”
Thanks to Stephen for sending: “Start of summer harvest off to a great start in container garden in NoMA! Already have some cherry tomatoes for bruschetta and Roma tomatoes/chilli peppers…
“Dear PoPville, I met you at Metrobar on Sunday, June 19, Juneteenth.