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It's time once again for me to take a step back from the minute-by-minute piecemeal nature of news blogging to summarize all that's been going on in Near Southeast over the past 12 months, as well as to make some not-legally-binding guesses about the near future. Yes, it's my 2011 State of the Hood, and admittedly, like most addresses of this kind, it's not an essay of soaring prose, but more of a laundry list to help readers catch up with the the big milestones, especially those folks who don't obsessively follow every twist and turn by closely reading blogs that obsessively follow every twist and turn.
I don't want to give away too much (just read it!), but the theme is similar to what the neighborhood saw in 2009: there still haven't been any big non-publically funded holes in the ground dug since 2008, but the residential population continues to grow, office leases are picking up, stalled projects re-started, and the Yards Park's many events will be bringing lots of visitors to the neighborhood. (That big building where the Nationals play might continue to draw some folks, too, even in a year that will be mostly Strasburg-free but may still become Werth-y of attendance.)
You'll see the latest residential occupancy numbers (*spoiler*: buildings are almost all full up), lists of all the projects underway and completed, a reminder that new retail offerings aren't completely unheard of, and other highlights and lowlights of the year (9th Most Dangerous Neighborhood? Really?). It wraps up with a look forward, with the projects that are said to be starting in 2011, along with other milestones that might be in the offing. In other words, it's not short.
You can also browse back through the previous SOTH posts (2010, 2009, 2008, 2007) to be reminded of how much this neighborhood has seen in what really is a very short period of time.
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B in DC says: (1/20/11 11:55 AM)
Thanks, JD! Great post!


AB says: (1/20/11 4:08 PM)
JD, this is an excellent post. Great briefer for those are new to the Near SE Neighborhood.

I have a question regarding the renaming of the metro stations in the neighborhood. You didn't mention it in the State of the Hood, but I'm wondering whatever happened with it. Last I heard ANC approved it and we were waiting on DOT approval (was it?). Any idea when that might happen and how long after it gets approved.

-AJ


JD says: (1/20/11 4:56 PM)
@AB, yes, we're waiting at this point for the Mayor to recommend to Metro what the city thinks the new station name should be. I have some info on the process in my last post, from when the ANC approved: link


G Street says: (1/21/11 9:45 AM)
Great - I will bookmark/Add to Favorites.


MP says: (1/23/11 10:37 AM)
@AB & JD - I saw somewhere that Metro is considering selling station names (like stadiums do). I don't know how serious that was and if it has been shot down (I hope so), but could that be potentially holding it up too?

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 02/10/14
to
02/09/15
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excavation; new  
 01/10/14
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301 TINGEY ST SE    Potbelly Sandwich Works LLC 
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new  
 03/21/12
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11/27/14

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1019 4TH ST SE   
10/14/14 
JOHN SHORT
F1500026 / CONSTRUCTION
WE WILL INSTALL AN ORNAMENTAL IRON FENCE IN THE FRONT YARD WITH A GATE. THE FENCE IS 3 FEET HIGH AND THE FENCE WILL BE BLACK IRON. FENCE IS ENTIRELY ON PUBLIC SPACE.
1212 4TH ST SE   
10/16/14 
FC 1212 LLC / PAUL R. JABLONSKI
E1500411 / SUPPLEMENTAL
   
10/16/14 
FC 1212 LLC / ARK SIGN SERVICES INC.; NONE
SG1500034 / CONSTRUCTION
INSTALL ONE WALL MOUNTED ILLUMINATED SIGN.
41 L ST SE   
10/24/14 
BILL CUMMINGS POC FOR WMATA MRP REALTY/CAS RIEGLER / EOIN DURCAN POC FOR SCHNABEL ENGINEERING
SB1400457 / CONSTRUCTION
TEMPORARY GEOTECHNICAL SOIL BORINGS NUMBER OF BORINGS: 3 DEPTH OF BORINGS: 60 FT DRILLING METHOD: 3.25 INCH HOLLOW STEM AUGER HOLE DIAMETER: 5 INCHES WELL ABANDONMENT PROCEDURE: TREMIE GROUTING WITH BENTONITE GROUT
20 M ST SE   
10/17/14 
SOUTHEAST REALTY LLC / DAMON ELLIS; .
SG1400457 / CONSTRUCTION
INSTALLATION OF NEW NON ELECTRIC SIGN 10FT L 1FT 8IN H 3IN W
100 M ST SE   
10/15/14 
NORTHWOOD INVESTERS LLC / STANLEY HUBBARD; NORTHWOOD INVESTERS LLC; STANLEY HUBBARD
E14516088 / SUPPLEMENTAL
   
10/17/14 
WASHINGTON D.C. / GARY MCVEY; WASHINGTON D.C.; GARY MCVEY
E50257566 / SUPPLEMENTAL
901 M ST SE   
10/16/14 
CARLTON RAY
AH1500035 / CONSTRUCTION
TO PERFORM TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES
1201 M ST SE   
10/14/14 
COMCAST CABLE / MICHAEL SONESEN
AH1500018 / CONSTRUCTION
PLACING INNERDUCT IN EXISTING VERIZON MANHOLES. OCTOBER 9 2014 ? NOVEMBER 9. 2014. 7PM ? 2AM WEEKNIGHTS ? SATURDAYS
   
10/16/14 
CARLTON RAY
AH1500034 / CONSTRUCTION
TO PERFORM TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES
1000 NEW JERSEY AVE SE   
10/14/14 
CAPITOL HILL TOWER HOUSING COOPERATIVE INCF / RICHARD G. FINFROCK
P1500331 / SUPPLEMENTAL
1111 NEW JERSEY AVE SE   
10/16/14 
GALLERY CAPITOL RIVERFRONT / THOMAS P MCGUIRE
E1500402 / SUPPLEMENTAL
300 TINGEY ST SE   
10/15/14 
FC BOILERMAKER LLC / BIRKHEAD ELECTRIC INC.; ERIN ANCHOR SIGN INC
SG1500023 / CONSTRUCTION
2-COMMERCIAL SIGN INSTALLATION
301 WATER ST SE   
10/23/14 
FOREST CITY
B1408021 / CONSTRUCTION
REVISION TO B1305741 EXTERIOR SEATING LOAD FROM 188 TO 345 EXTERIOR SEATING CONSIDER AS SUMMER GARDEN ON PRIVATE PROPERTY PER GSA / DC GOV EASMENT.
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CUSHING PL   09/11/14
$ 9,000,000
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HALF ST   09/11/14
$ 12,500,000
HALF STREET RESIDENTIAL PJV LLC
 
N ST   09/11/14
$ 12,500,000
HALF STREET RESIDENTIAL PJV LLC
 
CUSHING PL   09/11/14
$ 9,000,000
HALF STREET RESIDENTIAL PJV LLC
 
N ST   09/11/14
$ 12,500,000
HALF STREET RESIDENTIAL PJV LLC
 
N ST   09/11/14
$ 12,500,000
HALF STREET RESIDENTIAL PJV LLC
 
HALF ST   09/11/14
$ 12,500,000
MR BP RESIDENTIAL #1A LLC
 
N ST   09/11/14
$ 12,500,000
MR BP RESIDENTIAL #1A LLC
 
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RIVERFRONT HOLDINGS I LLC
 


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