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Archive for November, 2018

One Last Tempo: Liberty Loan Building

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each  By Matthew B. Gilmore* Temporary Liberty Loan Building Is the Liberty Loan Building [1] Washington’s last tempo? Well, yes and no, all depending upon your point of view. The General Services Administration touts it as such. Construction was begun during in 1918 before […]

Restaurant Review ~ Silver New American Brasserie / 3404 Wisc. Ave., NW

Top-grade diner food. Several decades ago, two enterprising men, Robert Guiamo and executive chef Ype Von Hengst, launched in Rockville what has become the epic family/American dining destination — the Silver Diner. That concept now embraces more than one dozen locations, plus a very upscale iteration of the diner theme. With two locations, one in […]

Reporting Period: October 2018 ~ Prepared for InTowner.com by the sales brokerage of The New Washington Land Company

SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES [65] [condo & co-op listings follow] 2021 1St Street NW $1,110,000 1934 3Rd Street NW $925,000 4110 5Th Street NW $602,000 3820 7Th Street NW $827,250 1533 8Th Street NW $1,330,000 1737 11Th Street NW $1,475,000 1834 15Th Street NW $1,310,000 3447 17Th Street NW $785,000 110 Bates Street NW $771,110 24 […]

November 30 ~ Free Noontime Organ Music at National City Christian Church

Fri., Nov. 30th (12:15-1pm): The free, 45-minute)Friday lunch hour pipe organ recital series at National City Christian Church<https://nationalcitycc.org> on Thomas Circle, NW concludes the month (no concert the previous week because of the Thanksgiving holiday) with a program to be presented by Jackson Borges, Director of Music and Organist at All Saints Episcopal Church in […]

December 2 ~ Logan Circle House Tour to Celebrate Neighborhood’s Historic Houses and Modern Interiors

By Alison McCubbin* The Logan Circle Community Association (LCCA) invites DC area residents to attend its 40th annual Holiday House Tour on Sunday, December 2nd from 1 to 5 p.m. This is a particularly special tour as Logan Circle celebrates four decades of this wonderful neighborhood tradition. There have been many changes to the neighborhood over […]

Dupont Circle ANC Supports Masonic Temple Development Plan for 15th & S Sts. Apartment Building

At a jam-packed November 14th meeting, with constituents in high dudgeon, ANC 2B commissioners resoundingly rejected opponents’ calls that the ANC seeks a delay of the  Historic Preservation Review Board’s  scheduled November 29th hearing to consider the controversial development plan. The ANC’s adopted resolution to be filed with the Board reads as follows: Whereas the […]

November 2018 Issue / December issue pdf to post on the 14th

Reflecting on DC’s Most Important Vote Result

Reflecting on DC’s Most Important Vote Result DC voters sent a clear message that they want an independent-minded council member who holds the executive accountable. And they want their taxpayer dollars spent on the things that matter most. These are not our words, rather they were those of re-elected At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman. But for […]

Freemasons Run a Dupont Circle Gauntlet Trying to Win Over Opponents at Contentious Meeting; Charges of Racism, Sexism by Masons Abound

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the November 2018 issue pdf By William G. Schulz The gloves came off at recent meetings between residents of Dupont Circle and developers and a former DC Councilmember, John Ray, who is working on behalf of the project for the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple located […]

Survival of Neighborhood Markets Under Threat by Huge Rent Increases; Residents Seeking to Put Brakes on this Trend

BREAKING NEWS: The Washington Post reports today (the 12th) that Metro K Market’s lease has not been renewed and it will close on the 30th as was feared by Adams Morgan residents. Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the November 2018 issue pdf By Larry Ray* “Developers nearly always win despite […]