SEU Building Demolished to Make Way for Theater Company

Photo courtesy of Perry Klein This is a photo showing the demolition of the Southeastern University building as viewed along 6th St. SW near I St. The building has been unoccupied for several years and is being razed to make way for the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s offices, rehearsal space, and actor housing, as well as […]

Photos of St. Augustine’s Groundbreaking May 30

Photo caption: Rev. Martha Clark with Barbara and Neal Peirce, who attended their second groundbreaking for St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. The Peirces, as original St. Augustine’s members, attended the initial groundbreaking for St. Augustine’s in the early 60s. Photo caption: Corey Katz and Erin Baize chat in front of the land where the new St. […]

Photos of the Demolition of St. Augustine’s

These photos were taken during the first two days of demolition at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church on Oct. 30 and 31. Photos by Perry Klein (photo caption: Front view of the demolition.) (photo caption: Removing the side wall.) (photo caption: Demolition of the front of the church.)   (photo caption: Recovering the Cornerstone)   (photo caption: Elaine […]

Moving of the Copper Beech Tree from St. Augustine’s

Please enjoy these photos of the moving of the Copper Beech tree from St. Augustine’s across the street to the area near the Lobsterman statue on Oct. 6. It took nearly two weeks to prepare the tree for moving, at a cost of over $100,000. The move itself took the better part of a day. The church […]

Construction Begins on CBCC’s Southwest Playground Project

After almost four years of the Near SE/SW Community Benefits Coordinating Council’s (CBCC) planning, fundraising, and advocacy, construction fencing appeared around the 3rd and I Street SW Library Park on Monday, June 30th. Department of General Services-certified contractor HRGM began tree removal and pruning as part of phase one of a two-phase project. The first […]

Agreement Signed to Develop Condominium Building at the Yards

Parcel Sale Brings First For-Sale Residential to Neighborhood Forest City Washington and PN Hoffman announced the signing of a purchase and sale agreement in which PN Hoffman will acquire a site located at The Yards to develop a condominium building of approximately 130 units on ten floors that will be the first for-sale residential product at the development. The […]