Waterfront Developers Press on Despite No Vote from ANC

Parties agree to continue negotiating throughout summer zoning approval process A seamless process for the Hoffman-Madison Waterfront team toward a first quarter 2013 construction start was not in the cards at the June Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) meeting. The ANC voted to oppose the Planned Unit Development (PUD) submitted by […]

Southwest Community Calendar: July

THURS.  7/5    8-9:30 a.m. Councilman Tommy Wells  office hours, Channel Inn café, Seventh & Water streets SW. MON. 7/9    7-10 p.m.  ANC 6D Monthly Public Meeting, 1100 Fourth Street SW, DCRA Hearing Room on second floor. THURS. 7/12    3-5 p.m.  TEEN CRAFTS, come by and make summer crafts,  SW Library, […]

What do historic designations mean for Southwest?

What does preservation mean in Washington?  The city’s appointed Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) decides which sites (usually buildings, but also gardens, parks, radio towers and other strange things) qualify for “landmarking” (protection).  If the Board approves a nominated site, any alterations to the place that require a building permit […]

SWNA Announcements: SW ArtsFest, Transportation Improvements and more

On behalf of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly, I’d like to thank those who responded to our letter in the June Southwester and sent in contributions.  We rely on your support to remain a going concern.  We always welcome new members and volunteers for our various activities. History Task Force – […]

ANC 6D Meeting Report

The June 11 Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) meeting’s primary focus was the requested Commission’s support of the Stage 2 Planned Unit Development (PUD) for the first phase of The Wharf waterfront development, the area from Seventh Street SW to the parking lot next to the Capital Yacht Club and Jenny’s […]