Archive for November, 2006
Maisha sends us word that The House Of Blues is looking to open up a venue in the District. Guess where they’re looking? From the WaPo article: The Los Angeles firm signed a nonbinding agreement five months ago to develop the complex at Fifth and I streets NW. Update: Readexpress.com has a post about this […]
The Smithsonian American Art Museum (8th & F St NW) is hosting its annual benefit party called ARTrageous! The party will take place on Tuesday, December 5 from 7:30 – 10:30pm. Tickets are $100. Highlights Walking Dinner Live Music Dancing ARTrageous Attire All proceeds from ARTrageous go to support the museum’s educational programs Contact: 202.633.4550 […]
As the 777 6th St office building nears completion (that was fast!), the empty lot almost directly across the street (at 700 6th St NW) gains approval for another 12 story office building. Here is the official website for 700 6th St NW. It’s being built by Akridge. The building will feature one of the […]
DCist has a nice wrap-up of the council decision (rather, indecision) on the future of the MLK Library at the old convention center site (at 9th and H St NW). (Click on the old convention center site link above to see the approved plans as of 11/2/06) Update: Anon correctly points out that the MLK […]
This is the CityVista construction site to the north of our neighborhood. The skeleton of The L is fully constructed and many of the windows are in place. There are two condo buildings (The L and The K) and one apartment building (The V) in the project. For us Penn Quarter residents, we’ll have to […]
You may have seen them walking to the subway. You may have seen them while running on the Mall. You may have seen them while taking a stroll on Penn Ave. You can pin it all on City Segway Tours. This shot is of the corner of 6th and E Streets. (Sidebar: I’m sure the […]
The Penn Quarter has its very own Wikipedia entry. Yes, it’s true. Visit the Penn Quarter according to the masses here. Our very own neighborhood is no longer sleepy and nondescript but is now vibrant and abundant.