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 Sliding from Before to After

I fear I am going to be run ragged by the scope of construction 'round these parts over the next few years. Fitbit tells me I took about 15,000 steps across two outings to snag this slew of photos, and I still didn't quite get everything I wanted. But let's see what's going on. (As always, click on any image to enlarge it, and then page through the slideshow of all of them).
At 1015 Half Street, the new CBS Radio space along L Street is moving along, with a ticker now hung on the building (below left) and the ground-floor studio space being built out (below right).
There's four holes in the ground in various stages of construction, though alas I missed getting pictures of the Arris apartment building at the Yards, which has reached ground level and so should be starting the showy part of its progress within the next few weeks. The Lofts at Capitol Quarter are about at ground level on the east end of their not-at-all-level footprint at 7th and L (left), while digging down down down continues at 800 New Jersey/Whole Foods (right). (The third one, the new 1111 New Jersey apartment project, isn't all that much of a hole just yet.)
(Speaking of 800 New Jersey, I noticed that the rebuilt-but-not-open H Street has had its asphalt laid and is now a good nine inches or more higher than where it meets 2nd Street. Preparation for that intersection and Virginia Avenue to be bumped up with the construction of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel?)
Getting close to topping out is the Hampton Inn at 1st and N (left). And, apropos of nothing (but needed here for layout purposes), a photo of the signage for the Subway Café at 20 M Street, which sounds to not be too long from opening.
And wrapping up the tour, here are the two buildings nearest to completion, the Parc Riverside at 1st and K (left) and the Park Chelsea on New Jersey Avenue (right), seen from one block to the south because it's So Freaking Big.
Now, everyone chime in and tell me what I missed.
If you want more photos of these projects (and who wouldn't?), just follow the links to the project pages.
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MurphsMyDog says: (10/19/14 8:23 PM)
Hmmm...what you missed...Willie's actually opened, and the Petco Unleashed store will be opening right around the time that Harris Teeter does.


JD says: (10/19/14 8:26 PM)
Not sure I get to get dinged for that:

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JD says: (10/19/14 9:32 PM)
(though upon reflection I will grant the ding on Unleashed, since there is visible construction progress inside)


202_cyclist says: (10/20/14 7:08 AM)
Thanks for the photos. Although it isn't construction-related, we saw the red fox yesterday afternoon sunning himself/herself next to th CSX trailer. I tried to get a photo of Mr. fox but he ran away.


202_cyclist says: (10/20/14 7:09 AM)
No photos of the neighborhood's dumbest parking lot across the street from Parc Riverside?


Alan says: (10/20/14 9:56 AM)
They've unearthed 8 tanks on the old Wendy's/Towing/Gas lot and it reeks.


JD says: (10/20/14 11:17 AM)
@202, do you mean the expanded parking lot between I and K? I had pictures of that a few weeks ago, so didn't feel the need to repeat.


202_cyclist says: (10/20/14 11:34 AM)
Indeed. I still can't understand how the owner of that lot finds that parking lot acceptable. There are light posts in the middle of the parking spaces, uneven paint strips, etc...


dbt says: (10/20/14 1:57 PM)
The art installation (several dozen casts of controversial Olympian Tommie Smith's arm) hanging in Building 170 next to USDOT?


JD says: (10/20/14 1:59 PM)
Posted it a few weeks ago. Keep up, people. :-)


SWag says: (10/20/14 4:41 PM)
JD - 3

MurphsMyDog - .5

the field - 0

you guys should know better...


JD says: (10/20/14 4:53 PM)
To be fair, the SWag scoreboard would certainly have been much worse for me if not for the rediscovery of my mojo a few months ago.


SWag says: (10/20/14 4:56 PM)
if you actually attended that Zoning Hearing, then you REALLY have it back. LOL


JD says: (10/20/14 4:59 PM)
I will NEVER have that level of mojo back again! But, really, I had retreated to watching the DCOZ webcasts long before my mojo went on walkabout.


MJM says: (10/21/14 11:38 PM)
100 Montaditos interior is nearly built out - that place should be opening soon. 8 Nov for Canal Park to go ice rink. Vet next to Vida is building out - almost looks complete.


JD says: (10/21/14 11:55 PM)
And a reader alerted me tonight that most if not all of the red brick and wrought iron fence around Yards Parcel A is down, replaced with chain link (temporarily!).

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