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 Sliding from Before to After

If you're actually reading this post on the JDLand home page rather than in your feeds or via e-mail, you're probably noticing that the home page looks a little different this afternoon. After many months (years!) of trying to figure out how to make it not quite so much of an assault on the senses, I finally decided that it's time to move the big ole' development map off the home page.
It was important to have the map back when almost no one had a familiarity with this strange neighborhood known as Near Southeast, but now that the pace of change has slowed considerably, I think it's less necessary to be smacked with that graphic every time one visits the site. You can still reach the map and the tabs with the various projects broken out by type by clicking on the DC-with-an-arrow icon at right; and I've listed a few "Active Projects" to allow quick access to developments that are currently underway or of high interest.
Getting rid of the map also allowed me to make the blog part of the home page much wider, with bigger type, and I think everyone will agree it's now far easier to read. Plus, the Events Calendar is now "above the fold" (as we say in the newspaper biz). I was also able to enlarge the random before-and-after photos that appear at the top of the page, too, which I think is a nice change.
I know some people will be unhappy about the relegation of the map to inside-the-site status, but I do think that, for the next little while, this is a better way to go. As I'm nearing the end of my seventh year running this site, I've got to do *something* to make it fresh to my eyes every so often!
(And you guys even get a bigger box to type your comments in. Everyone's a winner.)
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pqresident says: (9/18/09 9:13 PM)
we moved "the map" off our homepage completely. the map certainly appeals to the geographically inclined but we find most want to get to the good stuff - the news and the photos. your calendar is a nice touch!


Claudia says: (9/18/09 11:34 PM)
I kind of miss the map but the redesign looks great!


Jay says: (9/19/09 5:08 AM)
Nice re-model JD. I loved the map but I understand your desires.

Glad your before and after photos are still there. They're one of my favorite features of your site.




JD says: (9/19/09 9:36 AM)
Don't worry, Jay--I imagine there will come a time when the site is nothing *but* before and after photos! Everything else at this point is just noise. ;-)


actually lives in near SE says: (9/19/09 10:28 AM)
Everyone has got to get down to Canal Park today to participate in the BID's picnic. Just walked by and they will have bbq at 11:30, live music, volleyball and information about our hood. Beautiful day!

Also they have some new renderings of the park from an overhead view. The block nearest M is going to rule - once complete, coolest park in DC, without a doubt. Confirmed the renderings taken down from Studio Architecture website remains design which will be pursued through the approval process. The ice skating rink by winter and fountains by spring/summer take up much more of the block than I first thought, really special.

Our hood will rock!


G says: (9/19/09 11:34 AM)
I accidentally clicked on one of those Ads By Google... is that a good or a bad thing???

(JD - If you hadn't told me about the redesign I'm not sure I would have noticed... (-:) Your strenth here is is all the updates in those emails/ Tweets/ etc. - nothing worse than a stale web page!

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