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by Andrea Swalec — December 15, 2014 at 9:05 am 1 Comment

U.S. Capitol building (Photo via Flickr/cedwardbrice)

Hill East Road Redesign — Three designs for Southeast Boulevard to connect 11th Street SE to Barney Circle were proposed Thursday night by the Office of Planning. The construction could create a boulevard of two or four lanes, possibly with a narrow park in the median. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Remington’s Building History — The 649 Pennsylvania Ave. SE building that was last home to Remington’s was part of a music conservatory in 1879 and a “strictly first class” pool hall in 1900. [The Hill Is Home]

Construction Roundup — Work is underway on the 8th Street SE beer garden and apartments at 1111 New Jersey Ave. SE, photos from JDLand show. [JDLand]

District Mails Expired Parking Passes — DDOT accidentally mailed 3,900 parking passes with a Sept. 2014 expiration date. [Washington City Paper]

Photo via Flickr/cedwardbrice

  • Guest

    I like proposal C for SE Blvd; keep some green space!!! With the proposed units (343?) near RFK and planned development along Anacostia, residents will need somewhere to throw a ball, walk a dog, etc.
    I have to wonder if they’re putting the cart before the horse, though, with DDOT not being prepared to discuss traffic load. Unless they’re of the “if you build it, they will come” mindset…?

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