Category: DC 14th Street NW

What’s Going on at 14th and U?

This post is in reponse to a request by my friend Jim to find out “what is going on” with the property shown here located at 2001 14th Street NW, at the intersection of 14th and U. Construction is underway to renovate this building and construct an addition on a neighboring lot. The building was […]

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Discuss D.C. Neighborhood ‘Turf Wars’ Thursday

This event featuring a new book about the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood caught my eye. It’s the first I’ve heard of the book which sounds quite interesting. As a note, Mt. Pleasant was also the subject of Brett Williams’ 1988 work, Upscaling Downtown: Stalled Gentrification in Washington DC, meaning it has been “gentrifying” in somebody’s mind […]

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Mural No More

I noticed yesterday a large mural on the side of the 14th Street bookstore Candida’s World of Books is being bricked over for new construction that’s part of the Matrix condo building. A number of large luxury condo buildings are under construction on that stretch of 14th Street.

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