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Things will be a bit quiet around these here parts for the next few weeks, because I am pretty much incapable of doing any work in early August unless absolutely necessary. (I think it comes from being a youngster with an early August birthday, with all the attendant celebrating in multiple locations while on family trips before school started back up.)
If there's big news, I'll pop up, but otherwise I'm going to enjoy the time off. Feel free to yack in the comments about whatever neighborhood-related news or issues strike your fancy.
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ZoolanderANDtheBoYz says: (8/9/12 10:26 AM)
Rubens are cleaning their lot at half and L street. I wonder if they plan to start construction any time soon.
Does any one know why Akridge removed the fences on 1st and L street? It would have been nice if they clean the entire lot and put some grasses. Not that it is going to happen but it makes a perfect dog park. We don't have to walk all the way to Garfield park to socialize our four legged kids.


B in DC says: (8/9/12 11:59 AM)
Does anyone have news about who actually collected their signatures for the ANC positions? I believe the deadline was the other day, so we should know now who the candidates actually are.


B in DC says: (8/9/12 11:59 AM)
Does anyone have news about who actually collected their signatures for the ANC positions? I believe the deadline was the other day, so we should know now who the candidates actually are.


David Garber says: (8/9/12 12:08 PM)
@BinDC -- The candidates list is here: link

Candidates on the ballot in 6D02: Ed Kaminski from Velocity and Damon Patton from 909.
Candidates on the ballot in 6D07: Just me.

Of course, anyone could mount a write-in campaign. But right now it looks like there's a good chance we'll have two commissioners from this side of South Capitol.


ZoolanderANDtheBoYz says: (8/9/12 3:12 PM)
@David Garber,
I will vote for you if you do something about the taxi garage on half and L street. They park in the middle of the street and block me from driving through and they make our neighborhood look like a shit place.


Eric says: (8/9/12 3:44 PM)
What's the difference between Ed and Damon's stances on issues? Instinctually I'd lean to the buyer (Ed) who cares about property values and not a renter...


Maelstrom says: (8/9/12 6:12 PM)
Roads news: M street is being widened by one lane under the 695 underpass.


Maelstrom says: (8/13/12 4:45 PM)
More Roads News (that you might care about this time): L Street open through canal park along with one side of the park sidewalk. K street closed through the park for rebuild.


sgDC says: (8/14/12 5:44 PM)
It looks like the lady who kept horses under I-295 on New Jersey Avenue has moved out. Anyone know what happened to her? The horses and the trailer are gone, although the paddock is still standing.


Packinblackandred says: (8/15/12 10:30 AM)
DC government issued a request for proposals for 300,000 square feet of development rights around Nationals park and Buzzard Point. Note that their map is not to scale!

This could allow for the beginning of the rezoning process necessary for DC United to build a new stadium around the areas labeled 0661, 0665, 0609, and 0611 on the map.

link


conngs0 says: (8/17/12 10:05 AM)
link

This is good for the neighborhood, right?


PJY03 says: (8/17/12 1:23 PM)
Awesome news about that RFP for Buzzard Point. What I've heard is that is exactly the land that the new DCU ownership is looking at investing in for a stadium complex. Interesting that the RFP comes out one month after DCU's ownership deal is announced.

I had to get a chuckle at folks saying that the Redskins stadium should go there. There isn't close to enough space for an NFL size stadium there. If the Redskins ever do come back, they will build something state of the art on the RFK site after *substantial* evironmental assessments and cleanup. That site actually can accomodate the parking and other infrastructure you would need for a 90k seat stadium and has historic significance to the team as well.


JD says: (8/17/12 6:36 PM)
The RFP isn't connected to the new DC United stadium, it's most likely to allow the new Square 701 mixed-use project to get the necessary density for the hotel:

link

(and yes, I'm starting to slowly reemerge from my hibernation. But not completely back yet!)


MJM says: (8/17/12 10:59 PM)
sgDC, spoke with her in June before she was kicked out of her spot. She said, the city ended her lease early roughly a year early because the land or surrounding area was needed for the new apartment and the H St to NJ connection. She now only does booked tours and has to drive into the city with her horses.


MJM says: (8/17/12 11:00 PM)
Dodd Walker made a comment that he was upset that dogs owners were not cleaning up - so I imagine the solution was easy - take down the fence. I could be wrong on that reasoning but it makes sense.

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1150 5TH ST SE 20002   
08/11/16 
ALAN J PHELPS / DOUGLAS FOSTER
B1509540 / CONSTRUCTION
1. Renovation of existing first and second floor of the academic wing of the Van Ness building. 2. Square footage is approximately 26,000 SF ,For phase 1 3. Cost of construction is 11.5M 4. Scope of work details a. Convert existing space in to 6 new classroom space. These classrooms will be two PreK -3, two prek-4, and two Kindergarten classes. Also for phase 1,...
1150 5TH ST SE   
08/12/16 
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA / JOHN HOMICK
E1609156 / SUPPLEMENTAL
   
08/12/16 
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA / MATT LOSIGNOR
P1608656 / SUPPLEMENTAL
   
08/12/16 
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA / ORLANDO M CATANA
E1609149 / SUPPLEMENTAL
82 I ST SE   
08/15/16 
GDCV EYE STREET LLC / GDCV EYE STREET LLC; KIM MITCHELL CDKM CONSULTING LLC
B1611941 / CONSTRUCTION
FIRST EXTENSION TO PERMIT B1507990 TO EXPIRE ON 3 / 17 / 17
   
08/15/16 
CSX TRANSPORTATION INC / BEDCO MOBILITY INC.
EN1602806 / SHOP DRAWING
Type of Elevator : One (1) vertical wheel-chair lift / steel / garage level 2 / handicap lift (13th floor)
125 L ST SE   
08/11/16 
CRANE SERVICE CO / CRANE SERVICE CO; CHRISTINE LONG
AH1600945 / CONSTRUCTION
An after hours permit is respectfully requested from 4AM Saturday thru 9PM Sunday
80 M ST SE 1   
08/10/16 
WELLS REIT II 80 M STREET LLC / THOMAS B. STEG
P1608566 / SUPPLEMENTAL
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08/10/16 
WELLS REIT II 80 M STREET LLC / THOMAS B. STEG
P1608568 / SUPPLEMENTAL
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08/10/16 
WELLS REIT II 80 M STREET LLC / THOMAS B. STEG
P1608569 / SUPPLEMENTAL
100 M ST SE PT OF 4TH   
08/11/16 
QUARE 743 INC . / QUARE 743 INC .; JOHN GIUSEPPE-RAMCO
B1611810 / CONSTRUCTION
renovation to parts of an existing 4th floor office space, tech marine business as shown on the attached mech., plumb., elect., fire protection, demolition, and arch. dwgs. interior work only. no change in use. no struct. work. 800 sf.
300 M ST SE   
08/06/16 
FGSF TEST
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08/11/16 
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861 NEW JERSEY AVE SE   
08/09/16 
NA CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC.
AH1600944 / CONSTRUCTION
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08/11/16 
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385 WATER ST SE   
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