Design Unveiled for Ward 6 Short-Term Family Housing Program

Photo above: The Short-Term Family Housing project as seen from the north side. Photo below: The Short-Term Family Housing project as seen from I St. SW. (Renderings by Studio 27 Architecture)   In Feb. 2016, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced an ambitious plan to close DC General, a previously shuttered hospital now serving as the largest family shelter […]

The Mayor’s Closing of DC General and Southwest’s Future

On Feb. 11, 2016, I attended Mayor Bowser’s community meeting for Southwest regarding her decision to close DC General and build short-term housing in each of the city’s eight wards. The location for one of those shelters is proposed to be located behind the Blind Whino Arts Center near the old Randall school. Every seat […]