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From this Examiner story about today's various National Capital Planning Commission actions, news that not only did the commission (as expected) give approval to the conceptual designs for Canal Park, but that the park's development association is needing more money to complete the project: "But designs have already surpassed the $13.5 million grant the CPDA received from the D.C. Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development. [CPDA executive director Chris] Van Arsdale estimates an $18 million total cost based on the design approved by NCPC, which includes a large playing field, a rain garden and a plaza that would accommodate in-ground water fountains in the summer and an ice rink in the winter. Van Arsdale said CPDA was trying to use new market tax credits through the Treasury Department to raise the millions still needed for the project."
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Michael says: (10/2/09 1:24 PM)
I don't exactly understand this sentence. Does this mean $13.5 million has already been spent on the "park," yet nothing has been accomplished all tehse years except moving the buses out, replacing pavement with some sod, and creating multiple iterations of drawings??


JD says: (10/2/09 1:28 PM)
I'm guessing it's more that, by the time they include the years of planning, two sets of designs, and whatnot, they can't complete the park with the $13.5 million allotted by the city, that all in all it'll end up costing $18 million. Not that the $13.5m is already spent with nothing to show. i.e., They may have only spent $3M so far, but know it'll take $15M to complete.

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