Archive for January, 2007
On 1/24/07, the HPRB approved raze permits for 627 H St NW (former China Doll building) and 629-631 H St NW (former Lei Garden building). Many will be surprised to know that neither of these two properties are on the Index of Historic Sites (pdf). Thus, the DC Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) approved the […]
An anonymous commenter lets us know that there is a massive moving truck in front of the presbyterian church on 10th and G. It looks as if demolition will start soon… So, we did a quick check to see where they are moving to. According to this FCCUCC newsletter (pdf), the church will be relocating […]
Dana just posted a comment on the last post regarding Marvelous Market on the 700 block of 7th St NW. Dana says: I just walked past Marvelous Market (on 7th) and it appears they have closed up shop. The shelves are emptied and they are moving stuff out. Did anyone know this was going to […]
Has the novelty of the Metro tunnel ads worn off yet? It seems so at WMATA. The tunnel between Metro Center and Gallery Place features an animated ad for ABC’s TV show Daybreak. It’s been there for a while (since November?). But, the worst part is that the show has already been cancelled and isn’t […]
Andy in PQ sends us another hot item for today: The YWCA building at 624 9th St NW is up for sale! This building is in one of the hottest locations downtown and is located directly across from one of the Gallery Place metro entrances. The Washington Business Journal has a few words on the […]
After all of the excitement from Downtown Tim’s recent rumor posting, we can now confirm that Madame Tussauds And Zara are coming to Penn Quarter! Both of the tenants will be housed in the former Woodward & Lothrop building on F Street Northwest. (between 10th and 11th St) Other tenants in the building include H&M […]
Fran took some interesting pics of the neighborhood that we want to share. Be on the lookout for more pics or even some posts by Fran in the future!