One architecture firm has a fairly radical concept for reusing most of the Brutalist FBI building on Pennsylvania Avenue. This is part of an emerging idea some call “hackable buildings.” (Post) Twitter
Demolish or renovate?
Chevy Chase, DC residents are pleading with a developer not to tear down a classic house in the neighborhood. Neighbors overwhelmingly voted to turn down a historic district a few years ago that would have prevented it. (WTOP) Twitter
The Chevy Chase homeowner who built a fence in the Purple Line right of way argues that contributor Wayne Phyllaier, who reported it to the county, “has no legitimate interest” in the fence issue and calls Phyllaier’s report a “personal attack.” (BethesdaNow) Twitter
At the National Women’s Bike Forum, one day prior to the National Bike Summit, participants considered whether a separate event for female bike advocates empowered or segregated them. (Streetsblog) Twitter