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Nat'l Community Church
Factory 202/Yards
SC1100
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Thompson Hotel ('20)
West Half ('19)
Novel South Capitol ('19)
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Capper/The Harlow ('19)
New DC Water HQ ('19)
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Virginia Ave. Tunnel ('19)
99 M ('18)
Agora ('18)
1221 Van ('18)
District Winery ('17)
Insignia on M ('17)
F1rst/Residence Inn ('17)
One Hill South ('17)
Homewood Suites ('16)
ORE 82 ('16)
The Bixby ('16)
Dock 79 ('16)
Community Center ('16)
The Brig ('16)
Park Chelsea ('16)
Yards/Arris ('16)
Hampton Inn ('15)
Southeast Blvd. ('15)
11th St. Bridges ('15)
Parc Riverside ('14)
Twelve12/Yards ('14)
Lumber Shed ('13)
Boilermaker Shops ('13)
Camden South Cap. ('13)
Canal Park ('12)
Capitol Quarter ('12)
225 Virginia/200 I ('12)
Foundry Lofts ('12)
1015 Half Street ('10)
Yards Park ('10)
Velocity Condos ('09)
Teague Park ('09)
909 New Jersey Ave. ('09)
55 M ('09)
100 M ('08)
Onyx ('08)
70/100 I ('08)
Nationals Park ('08)
Seniors Bldg Demo ('07)
400 M ('07)
Douglass Bridge Fix ('07)
US DOT HQ ('07)
20 M ('07)
Capper Seniors 1 ('06)
Capitol Hill Tower ('06)
Courtyard/Marriott ('06)
Marine Barracks ('04)
 



bdj commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
1/15/21 8:42 PM
Look's like a new sports bar with the exact same layout is going in at the old Willie's spot
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WilyTibbs commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
1/14/21 8:06 AM
Thanks for keeping the site going JD. It is an outstanding resource and always fun to check in on. Anyways, I noticed yesterday that an AC Hotel and Rooftop bar are going to be the tenants at the one of the three new buildings on New Jersey opposite Park Chelsea and Whole Foods. I would imagine that bar will be a big draw city-wide with the view of the Capitol.
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
1/12/21 10:06 PM
JDeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Yay! 2021’s starting to turn around!
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202_cyclist commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
1/12/21 11:56 AM
I meant Happy New Year!, not ?
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202_cyclist commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
1/12/21 11:55 AM
JD -and everyone else— Happy New Year?

Wasn’t coronavirus supposed to miraculously go away in April (2020)?
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MalS commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
1/12/21 9:18 AM
Happy New Year and take care JD! Thanks for everything you are doing.
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FedInExile commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
1/11/21 7:58 AM
Kilwins coming??!!

This poses serious danger to my being able to fit through the doorway...

Seriously good ice cream and other goodies!
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FedInExile commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
1/11/21 6:47 AM
Happy (!) New Year, JD! It's good to hear from you again. I certainly miss the JDLand neighborhood, Fr. Andy Gonzalo at St. Vincent de Paul Church, and WiseGuy Pizza.

Any news from JDLand will be happily received from out here in exile.
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conngs0 commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
1/10/21 1:31 PM
Happy New Year, JD! There are, unfortunately, inevitable similarities between this year and the "old year" and there likely will be times when it feels like we're moving backwards, but it isn't the same. It's like the days getting progressively longer - you don't notice the progress on a daily basis, but it's happening. Hang in there!
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Gte578e commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
1/10/21 12:42 PM
Glad to hear you’re doing ok JD!
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jdc commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
1/5/21 9:00 AM
Happy new year to all JD land posters! Hopefully 2021 brings a bevy of new announcements and openings as well as folks like me back to the neighborhood.
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RAWR commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
12/19/20 4:35 PM
Looks like a wine store is going in next to Bishop's, according to the notices posted in the window.
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Westnorth commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
12/18/20 2:02 PM
was wondering where the Navy Museum came up with $450M, and the answer is probably that the new Army Museum cost $430M. Ahhh, military procurement!

The Marine Corps Museum seems to have cost <$100M, but that was 15 years ago and construction costs have spiraled. The Bible Museum reportedly spent $500M, including $50M for the building.
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conngs0 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
12/10/20 2:13 PM
Thanks, Maelstrom! I agree it's a good read. I wonder how Courtyard Marriott feels about its building being cited as an example of a structure exhibiting minor decay! In all seriousness, it's fantastic how well the neighborhood has come along in the last couple of decades. However, the goal of rehabilitating struggling neighborhoods without excluding so many people who live in them is still (and will always be?) elusive, unfortunately. There are probably lessons from this neighborhood's experiences to help inform subsequent redevelopment efforts.
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Maelstrom commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
12/10/20 10:25 AM
Looks like the URL did not post on my last comment. I will try it again in this one. If it still doesn't work, look up "Arcgis Navy Yard" there is a story about how the census has determined that the Near Southeast (census Tract 72) is the most gentrified neighborhood in the nation over the last 10 years. It's a good read.

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Maelstrom commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
12/10/20 1:35 AM
Interesting story about near southeast I just found:

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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/25/20 11:25 PM
@king of arabistan: Keep movie theater hope alive!
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Jscott280 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/24/20 1:45 PM
Wow - that is very impressive!!
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dcgent commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/24/20 12:55 PM
Plans for large surface parking lot left on Buzzard point announced link
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bdj commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/23/20 11:32 PM
has Basebowl the other night and it was delicious. Great addition to the neighborhood.
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king of arabistan commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/23/20 11:58 AM
@FstSE thanks
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FstSE commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/21/20 10:48 PM
@king of Arabistan: this is the greystar site currently under construction across from the whole foods on NJ Ave. Two apartment buildings (214 units & 542 units) and a hotel fronting NJ Ave.
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king of arabistan commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/21/20 5:42 PM
So those buildings are planned for the parcel north of DC Water HQ? I guess no more movie theater in Navy Yard then? If I am wrong about the location where will it be built?
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bdj commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/20/20 8:27 PM
It's a connection to Ore 82, I think JD posted about this 6-12 months ago.
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202_cyclist commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/20/20 6:49 PM
FstSE— thank you for posting.

It isn’t quite th observation deck at the Willis tower but the overhang on the building onnthe right looks pretty cool.
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FstSE commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/20/20 5:56 PM
Umm.. have we seen this yet?



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GaryRKarr commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/16/20 9:36 AM
Basebowl Ramen on Half Street is now open.
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GarfieldPark commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/3/20 6:48 PM
Declaration has put up a sign saying they will be closed until AFTER the inauguration. :(
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Jscott280 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/2/20 5:33 PM
Swizzler (old Taylor grommet spot) is opening on Friday.
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Alex B. commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/29/20 11:20 AM
Reading the tea leaves, the land swap idea isn't about swapping the existing navy museum site within the secure perimeter, but some other portion of DoD-controlled land.

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There was an old Navy Historic Society online event that hinted the land swap would be with some DoD land on the other side of the river. They referenced the need to coordinate with the US Park Police regarding their helicopter use, as well as the White House Communications Agency (based in the northern part of JBAB), which implies a swap for some land that's either adjacent to or a part of Poplar Point.
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Jscott280 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/26/20 5:59 PM
Basebowl on Half Street opening November 13.
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/13/20 11:34 PM
@WestNorth: Methinks the proposed land swap involves/involved Navy Yard waterfront. My theory is/was for Brookfield to give the Navy Bldg 74 and nearby for the Museum in exchange for receiving, rehabilitating, and maintaining the Navy Yard riverwalk.

I have a neighbor who works for Brookfield. If he were to tell me, he’d probably do so only after fitting me for concrete shoes on a boat in the middle of the Anacostia.

So, I think I’ll wait for public news like everyone else.
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conngs0 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/13/20 5:06 PM
Cool news about the museum. It'll be interesting to see how it progresses from that rendering. I do regret the USS Barry was taken away (or not replaced with another ship before the new FDM Bridge closed off access) because it would have been cool to incorporate it into the museum somehow.
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Westnorth commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/13/20 2:44 PM
Navy Museum is fundraising for a $450M new spot outside the Navy Yard gates, forecast to be built 2023-2025. The rendering appears to show a new building at 555 M St SE (SW corner with Isaac Hull Ave), about where the electrical substation currently sits across from Joy Evans Park and half a block east of Harris Teeter.

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In Yards developer-speak, the new building shown is on Parcel E3, and the low brick warehouse is Building 74. There was a rumor that FCW/Brookfield was in talks to swap land with the Navy Museum, but that seems impossible since the current museum shares two buildings with high-security Navy operations. Maybe the Navy will just buy the site from FCW (though GSA technically owns the land now).
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VelocityChris commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/10/20 6:38 PM
They're adding two floors to the top of the WeWork building.
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GarfieldPark commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/10/20 1:51 PM
Anyone know what is happening on First st outside of WeWork bldg? They are doing something.
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right-toe commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/8/20 5:15 PM
Lots of little changes around:

Sidewalk has opened up around the DDOT building, and 2nd Place is no longer blocked off.

Sidewalk along I St & part of 2nd St infront of the Garrett has opened, altho some of 2nd St and the road are still blocked.

Construction has started at 1st & N St (between Nats Park Garage & F1rst).

On Half St, the Gatsy signage is up and the Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery is open, with seating outside. Also seems like Basebowl is close, could see a finished serving counter under a partial open front door.



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dcgent commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/8/20 4:52 PM
Can't stop the Detroit style pizza momentum--new at Scarlet Oak link

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