By Southwester Staff On May 10, the DC Council approved a budget for the coming year, allocating $19.5 billion for needs across the city, ranging from public safety to education and beyond. Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, who chairs the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, provided $1.7 billion in budget recommendations for public […]
ANC 6D Report
Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6D held its monthly meeting on Monday, Jan.12 in the DCRA meeting room at 1100 4th St. SW at 7 p.m. Several notable items were on the agenda. Lieutenant Beslow introduced herself as the new District 1 MPD police liaison. Lieutenant Beslow and the officers present discussed the homicide that occurred on […]
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 are reviewed by the city’s […]