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Permits Issued for Mt. Pleasant Apartment Building that Burned Down in March 2008

by Prince Of Petworth June 10, 2013 at 10:05 pm 19 Comments

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3145 Mt. Pleasant Street, NW June 2013

@DCRA tweeted the good news Friday:

“Yesterday, we issued bldg permits for the reconstruction of 3145 Mt Pleasant St NW.”

On March 13th 2008 a reader alerted us to the sadness:

“We are homeless.

Love,
the former residents of 3145 mt pleasant st. washington, dc

(it burnt down)”

Another resident writes:

“i was living on the first floor, the fire started in the basement. i saw the fire started on some machinery, after i put a extinguisher on it, it kept reigniting, by the time the fire engines showed up, the first basement was out of control.”

On March 17th 2008 a reader updated us:

“I can only imagine what those without renters insurance are going through but the community has come together to help make things a bit easier. Unfortunately no phone calls have been returned/and no statement has been made from the management company/owners of the building (just goes to show you how concerned they are). We hope all the other residents are doing well.”

It’s been a long time.

You can read all back posts on the former Deauville, now the Monseñor Romero Apartments here.

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