Many have wondered about the construction activity around the vacant buildings in the 400 block of Eye Street NW. According to the workers, they are stabilizing the walls of the buildings in advance of apartment construction in the future.
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Capitol Crossing, the $1.3 billion project at 3rd and Massachusetts Ave. NW, officially broke ground this morning. In four years, Capitol Hill will be reconnected with the east end of the downtown. The seven acre project includes 70,000 square feet of new retail space, the District’s first eco-district, pedestrian plazas, commercial office space and more.
The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) will be bringing back the popular FRESHFARM Farm Stand at 5th & K Streets NW on Saturday May 16th. This year, The Triangle Blog (mvtriangleblog.com) will be one of the three major sponsors. I will have a table most weekends if you want to stop by to meet me and learn about housing in the neighborhood. The first weekend will be a great kickoff with Spring Fest in the Triangle which will feature live music, children’s games and crafts, BicycleSpace promotions and more. Be sure to stop by between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m
Douglas Development and its contractor have provided a great time-lapse video of the Eagle for its 655 New York Ave construction project. This 880-ton building may be the largest move of its kind. The building was moved 34 feet in an effort to preserve it and integrate it into the construction.
The ongoing saga of Museum Square Apartments at K and 4th St NW continues with plans for 825 condominium units.
Washington City Paper reports that two buildings are planned by Bush Companies that will be a combination of over 800 condominium and apartment units. More legal issues loom as the current residents with some City Council support are fighting to keep the existing buildings and their current homes.