photo by Meaghan Mountford
Meaghan writes from “Kalmia Road NW in Shepherd Park. About a quarter block east of 16th St, NW.
Brand new perfectly -placed speed limit sign on our street. Thanks DC!”
“$1,590 / 1br – 850ft2 – 1 bed apt for rent 16th St NW/Shepherd Park/SS inc. utilities Read More
via The Parks
From a press release:
“Hines, Urban Atlantic and Triden Development Group announced today they have closed on one acre at The Parks at Walter Reed to develop Kite House, a 109-unit luxury condominium property. Grosvenor Americas provided financing through its Structured Development Finance program. Bank OZK is providing the construction financing. Construction on Kite House is planned to begin in October with completion of the project in early 2023.
Kite House will offer contemporary and stylish one-, two-, and three-bedroom homes elevated by concierge service, convenient coworking space, a modern fitness center, and an inspiring indoor-outdoor lounge. Designed with 109 for-sale units, including nine affordable units, and 11,000 rentable square feet of retail, Read More
“On May 9, 2021, at approximately 02:35 AM Officers responded to the 400 block of Emerson Street NW for sounds of Gunshots. Once on the scene officers located multiple shell casing. No report of any injuries or property damage. The incident is being investigated by the Fourth District Detective’s Office.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.”
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6900 Georgia Ave, NW
Photos and words by @Pharipedia. Phari is one of my favorite photographers who contributes to our Instagram. He’s volunteered to share a bit more with us from his adventures around town. Phari lives on Capitol Hill.
Before moving to its current location in Bethesda, Maryland, Walter Reed Army Medical Center occupied this massive 113 acre campus from 1909 to 2011. During its 102 years, it grew from 80 beds to 5500 rooms while serving tens of thousands of wounded troops and veterans from WWI to Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Many presidents were treated at this hospital including President Eisenhower who died here. Read More
Rendering via Hines
From a press release:
“Hines, Urban Atlantic, and Triden Development Group along with joint venture partner, Bridge Investment Group, announced today they have closed on one and a half acres at The Parks at Walter Reed to develop The Hartley, a 323-unit luxury, multifamily property, anchored by natural and organic grocer Whole Foods Market. Santander Bank N.A. and EagleBank are providing the construction financing.
Construction on The Hartley is expected to begin in May 2020 with completion of the project in early 2022. Read More
Rendering via Hines
Das ist riesig, c’est énorme, esto es enorme – THIS IS HUGE!!
“The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.” ―Anais Nin
Boom. Back in 2016 this space was, briefly, planned for a Wegmans grocery store. North Country – get your dancing shoes! From a press release:
“Whole Foods Market has signed a 40,000-square-foot lease to anchor the Hartley at the Parks at Walter Reed, a 3.1 million-square-foot master-planned community from Hines, Urban Atlantic, and Triden Development Group. The leading natural and organic grocer is among the latest signature additions to the dynamic transformation of the former Walter Reed medical campus, the largest site under development in Northwest Washington, D.C.
Construction on The Hartley is expected to begin in early 2020 with completion of the project in early 2022. Read More
3505 Connecticut Ave, NW
The small format Targets have soft opened (with great fanfare and ribbon cuttings last night) in Cleveland Park and Shepherd Park. I stopped by Cleveland Park’s and like a moth to a flame I was guided to the glowing glory that is Target.
So basically you go down the escalators and to the right is a grocery:
And there is milk, oh yes, there is milk: Read More
The Target in Columbia Heights is a constant struggle. It takes the upmost in mental fortitude to survive a seemingly quick trip.
I visited around 1:30p today for some dryer sheets and saw something that was ridiculous albeit not surprising. Read More
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Special Investigations Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying two persons of interest in reference to an Armed Kidnapping / Armed Robbery (Gun) offense that occurred on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, in the 1100 block of Shepherd Road, Northwest.
At approximately 1:53 am, the suspects approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a handgun and demanded property. The suspects assaulted the victim then forced him into the trunk of his vehicle. The suspects then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle. Officers located the victim’s vehicle parked in the 7400 block of 9th Street, Northwest. The victim was found in the trunk of the vehicle. The victim was not injured. Read More