DC wants to put Ward 1's homeless shelter here, but it's having a tough time reaching a deal with the landowner it wants to buy the property from. Image by Google Maps.

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Liam Sullivan is a DC resident with a background in landscape architecture, horticulture and political science. He loves all things plants, urban communities, and anything outdoors. He lives in Dupont Circle.