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Archive for March, 2014

Prepared for InTowner.com by Jo Ricks, Realtor / Reporting Period: January 2014

The area covered by these listings is bounded by Rock Creek on the west, Upshur Street on the north, North Capitol Street on the east, and Massachusetts Avenue/M Street on the south.   SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES (46) [condo & co-op listings follow] 2325 Ashmead Pl. $1,200,000 2292 Champlain St. $760,000 1430 Florida Ave. $615,000 752 […]

The Galts and Galts of Dupont Circle

By Stephen A. Hansen* When a family intermarries with itself, sometimes more than once, relations can be very difficult to work out, but sometimes well worth the effort. The Galts of Washington, DC are no exception. In 1876, a wealthy local flour merchant by the name of William M. Galt built only the second house […]

Ward 1 City Council Candidates, incumbent Jim Graham and challenger Brianne Nadeau, to Square Off Yet Again

Thu., Mar. 20 (7pm): The only two Democratic party primary candidates for the Ward 1 city council seat will be fielding questions and giving reasons why they each should get the nod on April 1st. To be held at Walker Memorial Baptist Church (2020 13th St.), this will be a good opportunity for those who […]

Additional Opportunity to Learn About Proposed New Zoning Regulations Announced

Fri., Mar. 28 (8:30am-5pm): The Office of Planning (OP) will be holding the last off a series of “open houses” at 1100 4th Street, SW, Suite E650 to give members of the public an opportunity to find out more information about this complex undertaking and how the proposed changes may affect their properties and neighborhoods. […]

Restaurant Review ~ 1789 / 1226 36th St., NW

Stylish 1789! No, not the year, but the restaurant 1789, located in Georgetown and resplendent with history from its earliest days. Yes, the restaurant’s current site was purchased in 1789, but the first owner did not convert the Federalist building into a restaurant until 1960. From that day forward, this high-end and uber-elegant setting has […]

Restaurant Review ~ 1789 / 1226 36th St., NW

Stylish 1789! No, not the year, but the restaurant 1789, located in Georgetown and resplendent with history from its earliest days. Yes, the restaurant’s current site was purchased in 1789, but the first owner did not convert the Federalist building into a restaurant until 1960. From that day forward, this high-end and uber-elegant setting has […]

DC Library Trustees Select Architectural Team for the Long-Awaited Reconstruction of MLK Central Library at Gallery Place

Accompanying images can be viewed in the March 2014 issue PDF; http://tinyurl.com/ltrfl29 By Anthony L. Harvey A lively crowd of DC citizen activists, District public officials, and downtown business executives — sprinkled with reporters and television cameras — gathered downtown in the first floor lobby of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library (MLK) on […]

Newly Formed Neighborhood Group Seeks Ways to Curb Excessive Nightclub Noise

Accompanying images can be viewed in the March 2014 issue PDF By Ben Lasky* For almost a year, residents living near bars and nightclubs in Dupont Circle have complained that music and other noise from these establishments are overly disturbing. On March 10th a meeting was held between those residents, nightclub owners and several ANC […]

HPRB Approves Design Concept for Addition to Dupont Circle’s Historic Patterson Mansion

Accompanying images can be viewed in the March 2014 issue PDF By P.L. Wolff The plan under review by the DC Historic preservation Board (HPRB) entails repurposing the historic Patterson mansion on Dupont Circle to be incorporated into a high-end residential project that will include replacing the early 1950s annex facing P Street just west […]

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