Is There Oil Under That Parking Lot?

The District has received the plans for the construction of a 153 room hotel and a 52 unit apartment house along with a variety of restaurant and retail space at Fifty and Eye Street NW according to an article in the Washington Business Journal.

Tonight, the ANC 6 E is scheduled to hear an update on the project at 6:30 p.m. at the Shaw Library at 1639 7th Street NW.

I will update the blog with the status and plans of the District and Peebles Corporation for this development tomorrow.

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Third Hotel in Triangle Possible

444 and 446 K St NWA third hotel has become a possibility in the Mount Vernon Triangle in addition to the Hampton Inn and the future Standard Hotel.  The property owner, Han Jan, of the historic row houses at 444 and 446 K St NW have modified their plans for an apartment building and may be constructing a hotel due to the smaller footprint the Historic Preservation Board requested for the site. Currently, the owner is working with the architecture firm of Studio Crowley Hall but no other presentations have been scheduled at this time beyond the June Historic Preservation hearing.

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Still Unnamed But We Now Have Fresh Baked Goods

Baked and WiredThe Baked&Wired unnamed project opened its doors today at 440 K St NW. This location will offer the same quality baked goods and espresso as Baked&Wired in Georgetown. The fresh bread will be made right in the open kitchen. This location will also provide alcoholic beverages and more space to hang out. The still unnamed bakery has paired the right breads with the right ingredients to make some amazing sandwiches. Still no official name, but you can check out their temporary website called A Baked Joint. Let us know what you think!

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