14th and U Street, NW
From the Mayor’s Office:
“Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development announces the selection of Reeves CMC Venture to redevelop the Frank D. Reeves Center of Municipal Affairs (Reeves Center) site. The project will deliver a hotel, a permanent home and headquarters for the National Association for Advancement of Color People (NAACP), municipal office space, and much-needed affordable and market-rate housing to the U Street Corridor. The project will also continue to honor the legacy to icons such as Frank D. Reeves and Mayor Marion Barry and preserve the legacy of Black Broadway. CSG Urban Partners, a resident, woman, and minority-owned business will lead the redevelopment. To date, this is one of the largest EquityRFP’s awarded by the District. Read More
2600 Woodley Road, NW
On Wednesday, this will come down”
Another reader shares a tentative timeline and writes: Read More
1100 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Back in January we learned that Dog Daze would be coming to the former Logan Circle Laundromat space at 11th and Rhode Island Ave, NW.
“New Class “C” Tavern with an interior Seating Capacity of 45, a Summer Garden with 75 Seats, a Total Occupancy Load of 150, and a Sidewalk Café with 30 Seats.”
They now have an IG set up Read More
Thanks to Daniel and JP for sending the latest from the old Marriott site in Woodley Park: Read More
Thanks to N. for sending: “the Chase Bank at the new The Parks at Walter Reed is now open. And it looks like the Whole Foods (slated to open this summer) and the Jinya Ramen Bar are getting close! So glad to have this much-needed development coming to the Brightwood and surrounding areas!” Read More
3118 Mount Pleasant St, NW
Been watching this spot for ages. Looks like a real reno is now coming.
The permit: Read More
264-268 Carroll Ave NW (I was in Takoma last month and snapped some photos while the spaces were being renovated.)
RIP Electric Maid?
Main Street Takoma shares a link to this shocking sale via Loopnet:
“264-268 Carroll Ave NW
4,000 SF 20% Leased Retail Building Washington, DC $2,500,000
Investment Highlights Read More
Renovation of the corner house on the southeast corner of 13th and Harvard is underway. We’re delighted. Then we noticed a huge slab on the front yard. Turns out the developer was able to split the corner lot and is building a two-story apartment building in front of the majestic corner house! Read More
via Bridge District
From a press release:
“Redbrick LMD today announced that Atlas Brew Works has signed a 24,260 square-foot long-term lease at The Douglass, the first building of the transformative Bridge District development. The award-winning craft brewpub, along with its food partner Andy’s Pizza, plans to feature a large tap room, outdoor seating, and brewery operations. Atlas Brew Works is the anchor retail tenant at The Douglass, which is currently the largest multifamily development to pursue Zero Carbon Certification from the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), and the only one in the DC area. Read More
3426 Connecticut Ave, NW
Thanks to a reader for passing on this intriguing update from the organizer of a proposal to revive the Uptown:
“Dear Neighbors, Friends and Supporters of the Uptown:
Thank you again for all your support and enthusiasm for our idea to revive the Uptown as a center for arts, film and education.
As you know, last week we submitted our proposal and letter of intent to lease the property. The owners got back to us this week to say that while they are impressed with our efforts and appreciate our vision, they have entered into a letter of intent with an “arts/theater group” that they believe “will change the course of the Uptown and the neighborhood.” Read More