1000 block of Wisconsin Ave.
Last night, the BID and the ANC hosted a great presentation and discussion on the state of the Georgetown retail district.
Jamie Scott’s talk laid out a lot of the challenges facing retail and landlords in the neighborhood. But notwithstanding those challenges, one of the underlying messages was that it’s not really as bad as it might seem.
And to underscore that point, the BID had a poster showing all the recent openings and closings. And more importantly, the map had a list of soon-to-be-openings. You can see the list above. Continue reading
This week for Georgetown Time Machine, GM visits again the archive of the Historical Society of Washington DC. This particular shot is of R St. from 1975. The listing says it’s the 2900 block of R St., but that’s wrong. This is the 3000 block of R St. GM knows because he lived here for eight years. Continue reading
Photo by Plum Pine.
Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
- GU students rallying for a collective bargaining agreement.
- The Mayor has budgeted for a completely new Jelleff Rec Center. It’s a shame on one level to lose a building with such history, but it is woefully outdated and a completely new building is definitely needed.