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GGW sent out the alert this morning that Google has updated its satellite images of DC, giving us the first overhead images of Near Southeast since Spring 2008. I've added this (somewhat washed out) view to my Satellite Images page, where you can compare it to images from Google and other sources from 1949 (!), 1988, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2008. (But you'll also want to visit Google Maps to be able to zoom in on the latest image to get a better view.) Considering that the 2008-10 time frame will be looked back on as the era of the Economic Downtown, there are still plenty of changes to see, including the first phase of Capitol Quarter, the Yards Park and Diamond Teague Park, the construction of the new 11th Street Bridges, and the completion of a number of office and residential buildings north of Nationals Park. (The stadium looks kind of cool from on high as well.) And the lack of schoolbuses at Canal Park!
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David Garber says: (9/30/10 12:22 PM)
in case you didn't already know which of the Capitol Quarter townhomes were the affordable units .. the white roofs kind of give it away. Did they have a higher "green construction" requirement?


JD says: (9/30/10 12:23 PM)
Are you sure those just aren't the units that don't have the optional 4th floor/roof deck? (none of the affordable units would, but it's not a given that all market-rate and workforce-rate purchasers would have added them)


David Garber says: (9/30/10 12:33 PM)
there are some black roofs with no roofdecks. not that this sleuthing really matters anyway. the whole point is that everyone is seamlessly integrated. :)


Jay says: (9/30/10 12:41 PM)
GGW pinpointed the sat shot to Sunday, August 29, and a bit after 1 pm.

Zooming in to Nationals Park, you can see the fans still coming in, the game was vs. the Cardinals.




Andrew in DC says: (9/30/10 1:10 PM)
"Did they have a higher "green construction" requirement?"

That would be ironic, since those homes aren't LEED certified.


CB says: (9/30/10 5:12 PM)
Per EYA: CCV (the public housing development entity at Capper) requested the white roofs, while we did not specify them on our units at the time. All roofs will be white in Phase 2.

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