Rendering for DBT Development's 37 L condo project, between Half Street SE and South Capitol.
May 19, 2019 --
A similar angle to the rendering, showing that construction is indeed underway as of spring 2019.
May 2007 -- ... And a view of how the same angle appeared for many years...
Oct. 2017 -- ... And the aftermath of the building's demolition, in fall 2017.
On Oct. 24, 1977, a fire killed nine men who were in the movie theater on the second floor of what was then the Cinema Follies gay nightclub. Identification of those who died was hampered by the fact that, at that time, many homosexuals did not carry identification in case of police raids or other activity. It was the deadliest fire in DC to that time. I wrote about the fire in 2010