Photo by Angela N.
Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
This week on Georgetown Time Machine, GM visits the corner of 33rd and M St.
The photo above is looking north from this intersection up 33rd St. It’s from John Wymer photo collection (housed at the DC Historical Society). GM has discussed this collection before. It was created by Wymer as he wandered around the city around 1950. This particular photo is from July 1, 1950. Continue reading
Tomorrow, the DC Board of Zoning Adjustment will meet and likely decide on the fate of the Georgetown Call Your Mother bagel shop.
This long, stupid, fight has gone on since last fall. After multiple hearings, the board still wasn’t prepared to decide back in December. And moreover, they gave a neighbor party status, which delayed matters further.
Tomorrow the board is expected to decide whether to grant the restaurant an area variance to operate as a corner store. Theoretically they could vote against that and still vote to grant a use variance, but GM thinks it more likely they’ll either vote for the area variance or reject it altogether. (And GM thinks the former is more likely). Continue reading