The hope is to have the two brand-new, green-surfaced courts open to the public by the end of September, depending on the weather.
In its analysis, the DCFACES Working Group “reviewed the namesake legacy of 153 assets, including schools, residential housing, streets, neighborhoods, parks, recreation centers, libraries and monuments.”
Here is a account of Memorial Day 2013 by our late colleague and writer Gary Tischler — Right Time, Right Place, Memorial Day Reflections.
Built in 1850 and once owned by Frederick Douglass, the carriage house now makes a stunning contrast to the nearby Victorian-era (and older) homes.
Among the plan’s design concepts are improved canal and towpath access and accessibility, increased interpretive and educational opportunities and more welcoming and usable open spaces.
A town meeting and workshop to view two alternative designs and to collect and consider public input on the Georgetown Canal Plan will be held on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.
Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the legislation would shrink the District — the official seat of the federal government — to two square miles.
There were several dozen attendees at a Sept. 12 ribbon cutting for two newly restored locks, numbers 3 and 4, on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in Georgetown.
For the past seven years, Jeffrey L. Nichols was president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, outside of Lynchburg, Virginia.
Home to the great and the good — or, at least, the bold-faced — Massachusetts Avenue Heights is a secluded enclave known for its winding roads, pastoral setting and grand […]