With Saturday being one of those glorious clear days, I of course raced out with camera to make the rounds. 70/100 I
, Onyx on First
, and 100 M
continue to rise, so the usual photos of those are now posted. The Stadium Construction Gallery
is updated with views of the ballpark's northern
vistas, which are changing markedly thanks to the work being done on the parking garages and on South Capitol Street
in conjunction with the Douglass Bridge work.
And while you might think it's pretty much become rote for me to watch these changes, I must admit that when I scurried very briefly out into the middle of South Capitol Street at P Street to grab a shot or two, I was just about overcome by what it's all starting to look like. The holes are cut for the new South Capitol median, the curbs are being put in place for the new wider sidewalks, and the stadium's fake-limestone (I'm sorry, "precast concrete") exterior just pops in the late afternoon sun. Check my Douglass Bridge Extreme Makeover
page photos that try to capture the new vista, along with a new Expanded Project Archive
that I built if you can't get enough of looking at the before-and-afters of this stretch of road.
Oops, forgot to add the obligatory link to all the new photos on one page
. There are also some additional here-and-there shots of spots that needed fresh photos.