Largely neglected and vacant Buzzard Point is finally seeing some movement on development, other than the stadium. One developer has plans to build condos and retail, and the DC Office of Planning released a vision for mixed-use development for the area, with over 6,000 residential units. (WBJ)
Washington’s NFL team chose an architecture firm to design its new stadium, but where the new stadium will be built remains a mystery. (City Paper)
Standing up for statehood
The pro-statehood Not Your District PAC, supported by councilmember Brianne Nadeau, seeks to unseat Congressmembers around the country who have meddled in DC’s affairs. (City Paper)
Redesigning Southeast Boulevard
Options for creating a boulevard where there’s now a freeway in Hill East would cost $120-$190 million. Proposals include underground tour bus parking and improved access to the Anacostia River. (Capitol Hill Corner, LP) (Tip: LP)
The region is often mischaracterized as architecturally conservative, but here are some of the region’s more ambitious architectural works. (Post)
DC will offer $500 rebates to residents who install home security cameras. (WTOP) … Sunday is No Pants Day on the Metro and subway systems around the world. (Post) … The DC streetcar is on NextBus. Another sign that the line should open soon?
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