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  • As hinted at yesterday, the ANC, GU and the Mayor announced that a deal has been struck on GU’s campus plan. Details will be released sometime today. GM will have more on it tomorrow.
  • Nice piece on the new owners of Evermay and the Halcyon House.

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Meeting Thursday to Discuss Evermay Conversion

Last year one ridiculously rich couple, Ryuji Ueno and Sachiko Kuno, bought both the stately Halcyon House and the giant Evermay estate. Initial reports suggested that they were going to live in one, and throw parties in the other (that’s just what you do when you’re the .0001%). More recently, however, the couple has filed an application with the city that clarifies exactly how they plan to use the properties.

Ueno and Kuno made their money in biotech, but like many wealthy magnates before them, they have now turned to charity. They set up the S & R Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting scientific and artistic endeavors among young people. They would like to turn Evermay into the headquarters for this foundation. But to do so requires a zoning variance, and so the couple has filed for one. Continue reading

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