ANC Report: Parking, Traffic, Hyde-Addison


The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) met Nov. 1. The following are some of its decisions.
Parking: The commission reintroduced a resolution on one-side, permit-only residential parking and asked for consensus and consultation with interested parties. It was approved 6-0-2, Commissioners Ed Solomon and Reed Howard abstaining.
Hyde-Addison: The commission unanimously opposed the plan to bus students of Hyde-Addison Elementary School to temporary space at Meyer Elementary School. “It’s atrocious,” said Commissioner Jeff Jones, who said he has received 1,000 emails on the issue.
Traffic: Commissioner Tom Birch has said he would prefer 28th and 29th to become one-way streets but would settle for eliminating west- or east-side parking on 28th Street near the intersection with M. “The current situation is untenable,” he said. Commissioner Bill Starrels asked for dedicated left-turn and right-turn lanes for Thomas Jefferson Street where it intersects with M.
ABC: Gypsy Sally’s was criticized on account of noise from the venue being heard above the C&O Canal and disrespectful behavior by some patrons. The commission decided to issue “a protective protest” to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
3255 Prospect Street: Developer and Georgetown Court owner Robert Elliott hired architectural firm Beyer Blinder Belle to have another go at 3255 Prospect St. NW (now occupied by Domino’s Pizza), this time with three design alternatives. The issue of height and mass was again brought up, with N Street residents — to the rear of the building — opposing the scale of the four-story structur

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