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Some brief items while I continue to be more or less on sabbatical:
* 1ST AND K SLIVER? Urban Turf reports that the owner of garage on the northeast corner of 1st and K has finally sold his lot, and a developer is planning a 12-story 34-unit residential building. Urban Turf has a rendering, but I prefer looking back to December 2004, right after the garage building was rehabbed and opened as A1 Tires. JPI attempted to buy the site back when planning 909 New Jersey, but the owner was, shall we say, not interested. (The expletives still ring in my ear from when I asked him about it a decade ago.)
* YARDS PARK KIOSKS: With the return finally of the approved building permits feed, I was able to report in the comments a few days ago that the construction visible in the kiosks along the boardwalk at the Yards Park were for ventures from the owners of Lumber Shed tenants Due South and Osteria Morini (along with what I believe is office space for the marina). I posted last year about the possibility of "Due South Dockside," but Eater has now reported that the Morini kiosk is not going to be the long-ago announced pizza joint Nicoletta, but a "summer sister spot" for Morini that could open late this summer. "Details about the offshoot are limited, but expect a bar serving draft beer and wine, as well as a pared-down menu of what’s available at the flagship restaurant. That includes made-to-order salads, the New York-transplant’s iconic meatballs, and simple desserts," Eater says.
* FED WAREHOUSE: Another twist in the long-running saga of the warehouse at 49 L Street: There is now a sign up announcing that the site is up for sale, and a commenter found the GSA listing.There was talk a few years back of this building being traded to the city, but that apparently is not coming to pass. (Nor apparently did the city choose it as the site of a homeless shelter.) And once upon a time a group of residents wanted it to become the Half Street Market.
* ROSE PT: The BID Newsletter reports that Rose Physical Therapy Group is now open in the ground floor of 1015 Half Street.
* ROOFING: The first "roof cap" on the rebuilt original Virginia Avenue Tunnel was pored last week, in the 200 block of Virginia Avenue. It seems odd to say these words, but the project is expected to be completed next year. (Time flies.)
* YOU'RE AN ALL STAR: The preparations and publicity for the 2018 MLB All-Star Game at Nats Park are now underway, with the unveiling of the logo and also information on how one might actually procure tickets.
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Snacks says: (7/28/17 12:00 PM)
Wonder if the building next to 909 will be Condos or Apartments? Even with all the new apartments that have started leasing it doesn't seem like the rents have come down. With all the upgraded amenities the average rent for a 1BR seems to have actually gone up.


202_cyclist says: (7/28/17 12:03 PM)
"summer sister spot" -- say that 10X fast.


JES says: (7/28/17 12:08 PM)
So those kiosks are obviously going to serve alcohol, so that begs the question, how far onto the boardwalk are patrons going to be allowed to stand/sit to drink it? Where will the boundaries be, I wonder?


RMP says: (7/28/17 2:14 PM)
Anyone want to guess when work is going to start on Parcel L? The parking lot has been closed for a while now and there are no signs that anything is happening over there.

I took a peak inside District Winery last weekend when they had the doors open for a potential wedding client who was seeing the place. Looking good!


jdc says: (7/28/17 3:54 PM)
Clicked on the link to the GSA website - I forgot how there had been that desolate parking lot fronting M Street. I have gotten so used to the hotel being there already.


malatesta says: (7/29/17 10:09 PM)
A couple of things I noticed today walking around:

- Taylor Gourmet and district winery both have signs up. Like RMP, I saw a wedding party (I assume) taking a hard hat tour.

- Chloe has an alcohol license notice up. Shilling canning does as well, although it looks like it's been up for a while and I just didn't notice. Chloe is on the corner of Fourth and tingey, shilling is on water on the alley corner of Arris (in my mind, I had thought they were both going to be on the water st side.)


NavyYardNittany says: (7/30/17 2:24 PM)
Anyone here anything about Anne's Wigs? Looks to be closed - no activity, grass growing up - but haven't heard anything about a sale.


NavyYardNittany says: (7/30/17 2:24 PM)
*hear. Darned iPhone keyboard.


VelocityChris says: (7/30/17 4:46 PM)
The BID spoke to our building a couple weeks ago. A couple comments some might find interesting if you haven't already heard:

1) Whole Foods can't take over their space until an approximately 1 foot grade disparity is fixed (in the progress). After that ground work is done and they get access to their space, should be about 6 months till opening.

2) The BID is going to put on some special 10-year anniversary parties, including a video that will feature JDLand images, do I remember that correctly?

3) The movie theater and surrounding buildings are completely at the beckon call of DC Water and their slow progress. The senior official the BID president spoke to didn't seem to be in much of a rush, ugg!

4) The BID is already very concerned about how self-driving cars will be a game changer for parking 10 years from now (making many parking spots obsolete as fewer and fewer own cars).

5) The BID is working with the Southwest BID to see about Circulator route changes. One proposed change is shifting the current Navy Yard route to go over to SW Marina and connect to L'Enfant but it would terminate at Eastern Market (not go up to Union Station) if I remember correctly.

Sorry, I should have written these down a couple weeks ago right after the meeting. If I got any of the details wrong my apologies.


VelocityChris says: (7/30/17 4:52 PM)
Also, the homeless shelter came up and the BID president said that a few area developers had their high powered lawyers write up a letter that the city had broken some rules/laws in how they'd handled that process which seemed to freak out the city and put things at a standstill. But the BID president and several area developers toured some similar sites around the city that DC was hoping to use as a model and all involved seemed to be less concerned (strong implication being that things might continue moving forward for some kind of "transitional housing"). Anyway, considering the GSA "For Sale" signs that recently went up, I'm guessing they came as a surprise to the BID as nothing was mentioned a couple weeks ago.


JD says: (7/30/17 8:40 PM)
As to #2, there have been early discussions about my "partnering" with the BID in terms of my "before" photos. They will be a hot commodity for the next year or so!


RMP says: (7/31/17 10:10 AM)
@malatesta - The ABRA notice for Chloe went up sometime in the past week. The notice for Shilling has been up since April. One thing I noted when it was first posted is that Shilling is asking for "live entertainment on premise" as part of their license, Chloe is not. I'm not sure what that means exactly or how that's going to work out in a residential building. There were three "pop up concerts" in the vacant soon-to-be Chloe space during the 2016 JazzFest and it was pretty unbearable to be above those when they were happening. Fortunately that was a one-off thing.


JH_105 says: (7/31/17 1:51 PM)
A 12-story building at the A-1 tires spot isn't going to do wonders for 909 CY residents looking for some early afternoon sun on the 2nd floor pool deck.


greb22 says: (7/31/17 3:02 PM)
@jh_105 lol


CJBabyDaddy says: (7/31/17 4:24 PM)
As to #2, JD:

Settle for nothing less than --

(1) a free luxury waterfront penthouse in the building that will eventually occupy Parcel Q; and

(2) the renaming of the Capitol Waterfront neighborhood to something like "Dupreeville" or "JDLandria."


JD says: (8/1/17 11:44 AM)
A video showing the (now mostly approved by HPRB) plans for 816 Potomac Ave. SE:

link


JD says: (8/1/17 11:44 AM)
(though I'm not sure what they think is going to be constructed on that little triangular park across the street)


JD says: (8/1/17 11:47 AM)
Screencapped rendering below.



202_cyclist says: (8/1/17 12:54 PM)
JD-- thank you for posting. I was thinking of that orphan triangular park this morning as I ran past it. With the apartments across from the Brig and with 816 Potomac Ave, hopefully it creates some momentum to improve that park, which consists mostly of some overgrown grass, dog poop, and a few trees. I know that not every bit of open space needs to be an award-winning park, but the site currently doesn't offer too much.


CJBabyDaddy says: (8/1/17 1:28 PM)
RMP: Your post apparently lit a fire under someone. The Parcel L parking lot asphalt demolition is now underway.


JD says: (8/1/17 4:21 PM)
In other news, those picnic benches at 1st and N (where the F1rst sales trailer was) are apparently for the return of the pop-up Rocklands BBQ offering on Nats game days.


202_cyclist says: (8/2/17 11:00 AM)
IMPORTANT UPDATE! We welcome a new tower crane to the neighborhood this morning, as a crane is being installed for the residential development across the street from Canal Park.


jdc says: (8/2/17 1:03 PM)
Walking the border of JDland, and it amazes me how the area around the Bower and District Winery will soon go from a pretty empty area to one teeming with activity.

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Recent Crime Incidents Archive  
300 B/O M ST SE   THEFT FROM AUTO
Theft 2nd Degree (theft From Motor Vehicle)
 05/19/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Shoplifting
 05/16/18
100 B/O K ST SE   THEFT FROM AUTO
Theft (theft From Motor Vehicle)
 05/16/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Shoplifting
 05/15/18
900 B/O NEW JERSEY AVE SE   MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT
Theft First Degree (Stolen Auto)
 05/12/18
UNIT B/O K ST SE   THEFT FROM AUTO
Theft (theft From Motor Vehicle)
 05/11/18
100 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 05/10/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 05/10/18
1200 B/O VAN ST SE   THEFT
Theft First Degree (all Other Larceny)
 05/10/18
100 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Theft First Degree (all Other Larceny)
 05/09/18
1100 B/O NEW JERSEY AVE SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 05/09/18
UNIT B/O M ST SE   BURGLARY
Burglary Two
 05/09/18
1000 B/O HALF ST SE   MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT
Theft First Degree (Stolen Auto)
 05/08/18
UNIT B/O K ST SE   THEFT FROM AUTO
Theft (theft From Motor Vehicle)
 05/08/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 05/08/18
700 B/O L ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 05/06/18
800 B/O L ST SE   THEFT FROM AUTO
Theft (theft From Motor Vehicle)
 05/06/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Shoplifting
 05/06/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (theft From Building)
 04/30/18
900 B/O 5TH ST SE   HOMICIDE
Murder II
 04/30/18
100 B/O L ST SE   ROBBERY  04/30/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (theft From Building)
 04/27/18
1100 B/O NEW JERSEY AVE SE   THEFT FROM AUTO
Theft 2nd Degree (theft From Motor Vehicle)
 04/26/18
1200 B/O SOUTH CAPITOL ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 04/26/18
1100 B/O NEW JERSEY AVE SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 04/25/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (theft From Building)
 04/24/18
1200 B/O 1ST ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 04/24/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (theft From Building)
 04/23/18
1100 B/O 2ND PLACE SE   THEFT
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 04/20/18
1000 B/O 1ST ST SE   THEFT
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Recent Issued Building Permits Archive  
1331 2ND ST SE 20003   
05/01/18 
DC WATER / DAVE LEVINE
AH1800901 / CONSTRUCTION
AFTER HOURS WORK FOR STRUCTURE EXCAVATION AND SUPPORT FOR B1311474 DC WATER. CORMAN CONSTRUCTION 301-34-5417.
907 4TH ST SE   
05/01/18 
RYAN WILLING / null
E1806431 / SUPPLEMENTAL
   
04/30/18 
RYAN M WILLING / KYLE YOST
SOL1800442 / CONSTRUCTION
4.2kw rooftop solar pv system, less than 4' above roof
1212 4TH ST SE   
04/23/18 
FOREST CITY APARTMENTS / null
PP1803006 / POST CARD
101 H ST SE   
05/14/18 
SQUARE 737 LLC / DFM DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LLC
B1808785 / CONSTRUCTION
Revision to Permit TL1800054 to revise the Whole Foods Market permit address from 800 New Jersey SE to 101 H Street SE.
100 H ST SE   
05/14/18 
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA / null
E1806787 / SUPPLEMENTAL
2 I ST SE   
05/08/18 
CRESENT CAPITOL VIEW MF LLC / COMPOSITION SYSTEMS INC
AH1800928 / CONSTRUCTION
AFTER HOURS PERMIT TO WORK SUNDAY 5 / 13 / 18 FROM 7 AM UNTIL 7 PM UNDER OCCUPANCY PERMIT PA10636830 TO INSTALL A SIGN BAND.
10 I ST SE   
05/02/18 
CAPITOL HILL RACQUET CLUB / JOHN WYCKOFF
SB1800290 / CONSTRUCTION
Install 4 soil borings to less than 50 feet using dual tube geoprobe DPT tooling. Collect soil samples and install 1-inch diameter sch 40 PVC temp monitoring wells in 2 of 4 borings. Wells and borings will be abandoned with 24 hours of sampling using a bentonite grout mixture with bentonite / water ratio of 2 to 1. All IDW will be contained in drums.
150 I ST SE   
05/17/18 
SQUARE 737 LLC / JAMES WOLF
P1806078 / SUPPLEMENTAL
421 L ST SE   
05/16/18 
DORAN BUTUCHE / DORAN BUTUCHE
F1800255 / CONSTRUCTION
To install a fence and gate to the front yard. The construction, placement, style and color will be similar to fencing already in place at adjoining homes. Entire fence is in public space.
202 M ST SE   
05/18/18 
NURI EROL / PAT SNYDER
B1804587 / CONSTRUCTION
EXISTING PIZZA RESTAURANT - NEW OWNER, NEW EQUIPMENT + NEW GELATO & COFFEE SERVICE. MINOR HVAC, PLUMBING & ELECTRIC
800 NEW JERSEY AVE SE 1ST FL   
05/14/18 
SQUARE 737 LLC / JOHN SONNER 4438727277
E1806780 / SUPPLEMENTAL
800 NEW JERSEY AVE SE   
05/09/18 
WHOLE FOODS MARKET / MELISSA DIAZ
TL1800054 / CONSTRUCTION
THE PROJECT IS A TENANT FIT-OUT OF AN EXISTING SPACE IN A MIXED USE PROJECT BEING DEVELOPED UNDER A SEPARATE PERMIT. THE PROJECT IS A WHOLE FOODS MARKET OCCUPYING THE GROUND FLOOR AND A MEZZANINE WITHIN THE BUILDING. - TPR
   
05/11/18 
SQUARE 737 LLC / null
P1805955 / SUPPLEMENTAL
861 NEW JERSEY AVE SE   
04/24/18 
CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC. / NA CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC.
AH1800871 / CONSTRUCTION
Work in public ROW within the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Reconstruction Project LOD for utility, demolition, and concrete structure construction activities.
   
05/11/18 
CONSOLIDATED RAIL CORPORATION / RPS INC
SB1800309 / CONSTRUCTION
Per " Work Plan, Geotechnical Investigation, dated May 2, 2018 (see attached), the work involves drilling 6 soil borings using a hollow stem auger rig and a mud rotary drill rig for the purpose of collecting soil samples for geotechnical subsurface exploration. Boring depths range from 75 to 150 ft.
1100 NEW JERSEY AVE SE 2ND FL   
05/10/18 
SQUARE 742 LLC / null
P1805902 / SUPPLEMENTAL
1100 NEW JERSEY AVE SE 6TH FL.   
04/24/18 
SQUARE 742 LLC / null
P1805463 / SUPPLEMENTAL
1100 NEW JERSEY AVE SE   
04/24/18 
SQUARE 742 LLC / null
P1805476 / SUPPLEMENTAL
1200 NEW JERSEY AVE SE 20590   
04/23/18 
JBG/FEDERAL CENTER LLC / JOE SPINELLI
B1804445 / CONSTRUCTION
Interior Alteration of existing Starbucks on first floor, CO151951, to include new finishes and furniture, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, 19 seats, 43 occupancy load, 1,781sqft. No exterior work.
   
04/23/18 
JBG/FEDERAL CENTER LLC / SAM HOLLEN
B1807818 / CONSTRUCTION
INTERIOR RENOVATIONS FOR 1ST FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM. PARTITIONS, FURNITURE, MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND LIFE SAFETY. 185 SQUARE FEET. DOT
71 POTOMAC AVE SE   
05/11/18 
MRP REALTY / ELIZABETH DE SMET
SB1800270 / CONSTRUCTION
Installation of 124 wellpoints to assist in the construction of mixed use structure at Potomac Avenue.
   
05/18/18 
FORIDA ROCK PROPERTIES INC / ANKIT K SINGH
UT1800039 / CONSTRUCTION
Removal of an Underground Storage Tank (UST) 7 feet in diameter and approximately 9 feet long (approximately 2000 gallons). Suspected Fuel Tank. Tank is filled with 8 inches of unknown content. Tank will be removed and disposed off as per the appropriate standards and requirements.
227 TINGEY ST SE   
04/25/18 
JW CAPITAL PARTNERS / MELISSA DIAZ
B1801074 / CONSTRUCTION
Parcel L1- New construction of 11-story full service hotel with restaurant and retail per Zoning Order 17-07. Includes 225 hotel rooms and 4 elevators. SWM and GAR combined with adjacent Parcel L2 to be permitted separately. TPR
221 TINGEY ST SE   
04/30/18 
GONE YARD HOTEL OWNER, LLC / DFM DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, LLC
B1808252 / CONSTRUCTION
Yards Parcel L-1 : Permit Revision for B1801074 to update owner information to Gone Yard Hotel Owner, LLC and permit address to new address: 221 Tingey Street SE.
300 TINGEY ST SE   
05/09/18 
FC BOILERMAKER LLC / FAY A KENNEDY
E1806640 / SUPPLEMENTAL
AH = After Hours; B = Alteration & Repair; D = Demolition; E = Electrical; FB = Boiler; M = Mechanical; P = Plumbing and Gas; PC = Post Card; R = Raze; SG = Sign; TL = Tenant Layout; TN = Tent; RW = Retaining Wall;

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Homewood Suites ('16)
ORE 82 ('16)
The Bixby ('16)
Dock 79 ('16)
Community Center ('16)
The Brig ('16)
Park Chelsea ('16)
Yards/Arris ('16)
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Lumber Shed ('13)
Boilermaker Shops ('13)
Camden South Cap. ('13)
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225 Virginia/200 I ('12)
Foundry Lofts ('12)
1015 Half Street ('10)
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Nationals Park ('08)
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