“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. (more…)
3505 Connecticut Ave, NW
“Target will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Washington, D.C. small-format stores, in Cleveland Park and at Georgia & Eastern, on April 7, 2019. Both stores will begin hiring for more than 100 total team members at events on Feb. 8-9.
The Cleveland Park store is located at 3505 Connecticut Ave. NW, across from the Cleveland Park Metro stop, and will host hiring events at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The Georgia & Eastern store is located at 7828 Georgia Ave. and will host its hiring events at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center.
These two new stores mark Target’s fifth and sixth small-format stores in the greater D.C. area. (more…)
From a press release:
“Target is announcing plans to open a new small-format store in Washington, D.C., located at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Eastern Avenue in the Shepherd Park neighborhood of Northwest D.C. This approximately 30,000-square-foot-store will be Target’s eighth open or planned small-format store in the D.C. metro area. It will join existing locations in College Park, Rosslyn, Bethesda and Falls Church Tinner Hill, as well as future stores in Cleveland Park (2019), Northeast D.C. on New York Ave (2020) and Ballston, Va. (2021). Target has signed a lease with Douglas Development Corporation, and plans to open the D.C. Georgia and Eastern store in 2019. (more…)
via google maps
Alan Henney reports around 2:15pm:
“20+ GUNSHOTS FIRED- so far, nobody found injured, 4800 blk 9th St NW at Delafield Pl NW-DC. Police have found approx. 20 shell casings, still searching for a suspect and/or any victims (none found as of yet).”
Michael reports also around 2:15pm:
“Fire at 1117 Fern St NW. Looks like they just got it put down, it was in the right side of a duplex, that side looks like it got messed up pretty good, left side had had smoke coming through at te attic level and fire fighters when into that one and opened all the windows, big response Georgia Ave is shut down both directions between Elder and Fern.”
“Georgia Ave looking North from Elder to Fern”
House Fire w/Closures:
*1100 Fern St btw 12th St & Georgia Ave NW
*SB Georgia Ave at Holly St NW
DCFEMS & MPD on the scene – No injuries reported
— DC Police Traffic (@DCPoliceTraffic) April 2, 2018
Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.
GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. 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 MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Featured Property: 1330 Kalmia Rd NW
Legal Subdivision: Shepherd Park
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Shepherd Park
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3 Parking: Detached Garage Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $740,000. List Price at Contract: $740,000.
List Date: 7/14/2017 Days on Market: 16
Settled Sales Price: $720,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 8/25/2017
Transaction type: Standard
Original GDoN post can be seen: here.
The original listing can be seen here: here.
What a gorgeous time capsule house. It was on the market for over two weeks, which feels like an eternity in DC real estate market time. This solid Tudor sold for $20,000. below list in a NW DC neighborhood close to Rock Creek Park and at the Silver Spring edge of the city. It is also not far from major upcoming development at the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center site. (more…)
I keep seeing signs in Kalmia stating “keep kalmia safe” oppose Brandon todd’s bill DC22-57. Do you know what bill that is?”
Thanks to Liz for sending from Change.org:
“We write to you, our elected officials, as residents of Washington, DC who are deeply concerned about public health and safety risks due to increased traffic from Jemal’s Gateway DC near the intersection of Kalmia Road, Georgia Avenue, Alaska Avenue and Eastern Avenue, also known as the “Georgia Eastern” project, as currently proposed.
Bill B22-00057 seeks to close a public alley to help facilitate the Georgia Eastern project. If the project is built as currently proposed, we believe it will pose a public health and safety risk that is not acceptable to the neighborhood of Shepherd Park.
The developer estimates an increase of up to 351 cars/hour at peak hours on Kalmia Road NW. As residents of Kalmia Road and the surrounding streets, we know such an increase is just not physically feasible without a dangerously high safety risk imposed on residents. (more…)
Photo by PoPville flickr user John M
There was a lot of speculation after Wegmans “looked doubtful” and when we last spoke about the massive Walter Reed development a few weeks ago. Well here we have it according to the new DC Neighborhood Profiles report from the Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP):
Update: Thanks to all who sent this link from WBJ:
“The District-based Douglas has filed plans with the D.C. Zoning Commission to construct a mixed-use building on a 2-acre site bounded by Eastern Avenue, Georgia Avenue, Alaska Avenue and Kalmia Road NW in Shepherd Park. The project will include 199 multifamily units over 56,079 square feet of retail, anchored by a new Harris Teeter supermarket, and 271 underground parking spaces.”
Coming to McMillan too – but we knew that.
Also of note – DC’s daytime population is 1,145,482 – I’ve always wondered that!
Anyway, you can read the full report here.
A reader reports:
“Parking enforcement had a boot party on the 7900-8000 blocks of Eastern Ave today. They booted by my count 8-9 cars. Here are pics of some.”
From Alert DC:
“Pepco reports a power outage in the Shepherd Park /Takoma area of NW affecting approximately 4500 customers. The estimated restoration time is 6PM”
I have to admit, I’m freaking loving this new feature, if you have a photo of a neat find from your house or place of work please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail.com thanks.
This might be my favorite one yet:
“Gunther’s beer Premium Dry Lager
Packed at the Brewery by Gunther Brewing Co. Inc., Baltimore MD
Tax paid at the rate prescribed by Internal Revenue
Flat top – requires churchkey to open
I believe this can was buried behind my bathroom walls in 1947 when the house was built (Shepherd Park). Which matches the date range for the tax label (required on cans filled before March 1950). The Gunther brewery building still exists in B’more – turned into apartments!”