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My my my, they're coming to town. DC got the Expos. Our long metropolitan nightmare is over. Now let's see if Tony can get the stadium approved by the City Council. (Only then will I take the question mark off the graphic at right!)

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This is technically outside my Near Southeast purview (although I may have to expand my boundaries!), but today's Post story about DC United negotiating for a 25,000-seat stadium and practice facility at Poplar Point is a great piece of news, and another achievement for the Anacostia Waterfront Iniative. This would be on the south side of the river, almost straight across from Florida Rock. Just think of the vista someday, with stadiums and parks and mixed-use developments on both sides of the river, connected by a rebuilt "promenade"-style Frederick Douglass Bridge.

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A building permit application was filed in late August for a $20 million project at 1015 Half Street, SE. Although that particular tax parcel is owned by Potomac Investment Properties, the entire rest of the same block (bounded by K, Half, L, and South Capitol) is owned by Lerner Enterprises, and would seem to be the same location as the 1000 South Capitol project listed on Lerner's web site, a 250,000 sq ft office building. One way or the other, does this spell the end of Nation, the music and dance club currently occupying that block? See my South Capitol Street Corridor page for photos.

 

Baseball coming to Near Southeast? "District officials disclosed plans yesterday to build a publicly financed stadium costing more than $400 million on the Anacostia waterfront near South Capitol Street, amid growing signs that Major League Baseball will attempt to move the Montreal Expos to Washington." It doesn't mean that baseball in DC is a done deal, or that the Near Southeast site is a done deal, but it's a very interesting decision, and one that would have a huge impact on Near Southeast if it were to happen. You can check out my new Baseball Stadium page for photos of the current area.

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DC has named the four firms selected to participate in the Washington Canal Park Design Competition. They are: Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd of Seattle, Washington; Hood Design of Oakland, California; Sasaki Associates, Inc of Watertown, Massachusetts; and Atelier Dreiseitl of Uberlingen, Germany. Their proposed design submissions are due by Oct. 25, with a scheduled review by a jury of design professionals and community leaders on Nov. 18. (CPDA News Release)

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Welcome to anyone visiting this page from my article in the Sept. 2 DC Extra, "The Morphing of a Forgotten Neighborhood." (If you read it online, it's a shame you didn't get to see any of the good images accompanying the print article--see a PDF of it here.)

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