The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation and Halcyon are requesting zoning exceptions to permit nonprofit use of residential buildings in Georgetown.
Designer Alessandra Branca spoke about her friend, the late Elizabeth Powell, and her own design philosophy at the May 24 Landmark Luncheon at the historic estate in Georgetown.
The 81 color-packed panels, measuring 22 feet high, took over part of the Rose Park ball field at P Street and the lower field that leads to M Street, as well as a bit of park land on Massachusetts Avenue, just north of the vice president's residence.
The incident occurred at the corner of M Street and Thomas Jefferson Street NW on Sunday, May 27, around 5:30 p.m., while Georgetown shoppers walked the sidewalk.
The Georgetown Business Improvement District’s sidewalk-widening project, which added six feet of sidewalk out from the curb on each side of the street last year, won't return until late summer or early fall.
Saturday, May 19, saw the river hit 7.56 feet along the Georgetown shore. At Washington Harbour, the boardwalk remains closed and the all-important flood gates are staying up.
Powell, who lived on Dumbarton Street with her husband Jeffrey and two children, Eleanor and Charlie, died at the age of 39 in February of 2017 after a brief battle with cancer.
An exhibition of work created in the Lorton Art Program, founded in 1975 by Mia Choumenkovitch, will be on view through June 7 at Georgetown Lutheran Church, 1556 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
Among the eight speakers will be Luci Baines Johnson, at the School of Nursing ceremony, and António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the School of Foreign Service ceremony.
Close to 200 restaurateurs, entrepreneurs and Georgetown residents packed the new Church Hall beer hall at 1080 Wisconsin Ave. NW on May 14 to hear a roundtable discussion on “Georgetown’s Restaurant Renaissance.”