photo by DC Fire and EMS 4:14pm Saturday: “Images from 2nd Alarm 2700 block King Ave SE. An exterior attack continues using heavy duty water streams from aerial ladders & other master stream devices. Collapse appears imminent”
The Washington Post reported: “The fire blazed on the campus of St. Elizabeths Hospital in Southeast Washington, the first federally operated psychiatric hospital in the United States, and a place where innovative techniques were introduced in psychiatric treatment. Read More
photo by Mario Vizcarra
Gorgeous. Thanks to Mario for sharing:
“Many of the most beautiful views of the city are on the other side of the Anacostia river, in the SE part of DC. This was taken on Douglass Place. Enjoy.”
The video view is even better: Read More
Thanks to Nina for sending: “This was not there when I came home last night around 10pm” Read More
Photo by Ted Eytan
From the Mayor’s Office:
“Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced two monumental agreements to improve health care and address inequalities in health outcomes for District residents. The agreements include the construction of two new, state-of-the-art hospitals:
a 136-bed hospital at St. Elizabeths East in Ward 8, operated by Universal Health Services in conjunction with George Washington University and George Washington Medical Faculty Associates (GWMFA); and
a 225-bed Howard University Hospital on Georgia Avenue NW in Ward 1.
Both hospitals will build upon their existing and new networks of care to deliver fully integrated systems of care, offering the best in clinical integration. Read More
4pm Sunday Okie at Fenwick Street, NE
From Council Member McDuffie’s office: “Shooting in Ivy City: Okie Street NE is blocked off between the 1300 & 1500 block. Multiple victims appear to have non life threatening injuries. We will provide updates as information becomes available.”
“Update: Unfortunately, one of the victims has succumbed to their wounds and has been pronounced dead. We will provide additional updates as MPD makes them available to the public. Anyone with information is asked to call @dcpolicedept at 202-727-9099 or text 50411.”
Update from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District and Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery that occurred on Sunday, February 23, 2020, in the 1300 block of Okie Street, Northeast.
At approximately 2:22 pm, the suspects, who were in a vehicle, approached the victim at the listed location. The suspects exited the vehicle and approached the victim in an effort to take the victim’s property. One of the suspects brandished a handgun. A struggle ensued in which the victim took the handgun and shot both suspects. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the suspects to an area hospital, where one suspect succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The second suspect was treated for non-life threatening injuries and placed under arrest. A third victim was also treated at a local hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
The decedent has been identified as 20 year-old Daniel Jackson, of Southeast, DC.
On Sunday, February 23, 2020, 21 year-old Dominique Davis, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery. Read More
Suzanne Des Marais is an associate broker with Bediz Group, LLC at Keller Williams Capital Properties . Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Real Estate Business Intelligence (RBI). Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Featured Property: 2222 Hunter Pl SE
Legal Subdivision: Barry Farms
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Barry Farms
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 1 full & 2 half Parking: Assigned Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $298,500.
List Price at Contract: $298,500.
List Date: 06/02/2016
Days on Market: 26
Settled Sales Price: $305,000.
Seller Subsidy: $5000.
Settlement Date: 08/26/2016
Transaction type: Standard
Original GDoN post can be seen: here.
The listings can be seen here: here.
You can still buy an entire fee simple house East of the River for less than most condos in NW DC. Although options in the neighborhood for Sunday brunch may be limited, this part of DC is a mere seven miles from Dupont Circle. Read More