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3200 block of Volta Pl.

3200 block of Volta Pl.

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Keep an Eye Out for Guillotines

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Over the weekend, parts of Georgetown were hit with a particularly political flavored graffiti. Above you see the Opening statement written by the old Marvelous Market parking lot: “This is Class War”. It’s truly an enigmatic missive. Is the demise of Marvelous Market class war? The closed parking lot? The off-white shade of paint on the wall? Continue reading

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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3400 block of N St.

3400 block of N St.

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Hmmmm, Very Interesting….

So the Washington Post revealed yesterday that the purchaser of the Georgetown Park mall is none other than Jamestown Properties. This is very interesting.

Why? Well while the Post identifies Jamestown as “an Atlanta firm” the company already has a footprint (and an office) in Georgetown. In fact their office is just up the block. And what’s particularly interesting about Jamestown is that they often cooperate with Anthony Lanier’s Eastbanc. For instance, they teamed up to build and sell 1055 High, the new condo along the canal (catty corner to the mall). Additionally, Jamestown actually owns a good chunk of Cady’s Alley. The have a similar vision as to what the retail and residential mix of Georgetown ought to be. Continue reading

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1500 block of 33rd St.

1500 block of 33rd St.

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