The DC Preservation League is accepting nominations for its annual list of Most Endangered Places in Washington for 2012. The online nomination form can be found HERE and must be submitted no later than COB Monday September 9, 2013. Selections …read more.
Excitement has surrounded the development and preservation communities with the General Services Administration’s auction of the West Heating Plant located next to Rock Creek in the Georgetown Historic District.
Downtown D.C. at 7th & H Streets, NW, was jumping last Friday. There were the usual thongs attracted by the Verizon Center, Chinatown and the many eating and entertainment attractions. But on this evening, there was a special addition to the normal hustle-and-bustle. It was the Bricks & Mortar Ball,
The DC Preservation League (DCPL), Washington’s only citywide non-profit organization promoting the preservation and enhancement of the District’s historic and built environment, released its annual list of Most Endangered Places in Washington for 2012.
From the top, 315 feet above the street, a visitor is greeted with sweeping 360 degree view of the city. The Capitol Building dome rises in the near distance, airplanes appear to graze the Potomac, and the city’s radial streets fan out in all directions. In the far distance, the Washington Cathedral and the Pentagon anchor opposite skylines.
In case you were not able to make it to the DCPL Annual Memebership Meeting or would like to see it again, here is the presentation of the proposed redevelopment by the Trump Organization and Design Team.