Alert:: Wardman to Affordable Housing: Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity

Wardman Hotel Strategy Team   For release: May 5, 2021 Contact: Gail Sonnemann, 202-286-0845, gsonnemann@gmail.com   A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity Converting the Wardman to Affordable Housing The recent bankruptcy of the former Marriott Wardman Park Hotel on Connecticut Avenue, NW, in upper northwest, DC, has stimulated much discussion about converting the 1,100-room facility into affordable housing. […]

PRESS ALERT: McMillan Supporters “Finally” Submit Federal Case to Stop “Demolishing the Site” Based on McMillan Park Deed Restrictions

Press Alert from Committee for the McMillan Park Conservancy Contact: Daniel Wolkoff, 202-232-8391, committeeformcmillanpark@gmail.com McMillan Supporters “Finally” Submit Federal Case to Stop “Demolishing the Site” Based on McMillan Park Deed Restrictions Washington, DC – On May 5, 2021, McMillan Park supporters have filed their long-planned federal case about the protective restrictions found within the McMillan […]

PR: Nadeau’s Changes to the DC Comp Plan Resurrects Redlining of the Past

Press Alert: Adams Morgan for Reasonable Developmentadmo4rd@gmail.com Councilmember Brianne Nadeau's Changes to the DC Comp Plan Resurrects Redlining of the Past – Proposed Upzoning Benefits Wealthy White Landowners With No Impact Studies Washington, DC – In mid-March 2021, at a lightly attended ANC-1C committee meeting, Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau's staff introduced for the first […]

Alert: Racist DC Comp Plan: DISPLACEMENT EMERGENCY Sat Apr 23 1pm to 3pm

———- Forwarded message ———From: <dc@grassrootsplanning.us>Date: Fri, Apr 23, 2021 at 6:30 PMSubject: Alert: Racist DC Comp Plan: DISPLACEMENT EMERGENCY Sat Apr 23 1pm to 3pm [please share] [please excuse any double-posts]   Dear Good DC residents!   WE WERE RIGHT — The Mayor's proposed changes to the Comprehensive Plan ARE RACIST!    Attached find the […]

Racial Equity Briefing on the Draft Comp Plan – Today, April 19th – Noon-1PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 19, 2021 CONTACT: Nick DelleDonne 703 929 6656   Racial Equity Briefing on the Draft Comp Plan Monday, April 19th – Noon-1PM Held online – register at: www.tinyurl.com/CompPlanBriefing Grassroots Leaders Give Briefing on Comprehensive Plan, Call out Racial Equity Failures   The DC Grassroots Planning Coalition will hold a virtual press […]

Press Invite: Comp Plan Briefing on Racial Equity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, April 18, 2021 CONTACT: Parisa Norouzi, Empower DC (202) 553-9326 cell   Racial Equity Briefing on the Draft Comp Plan Monday, April 19th – Noon-1PM Held online – register at: www.tinyurl.com/CompPlanBriefing Grassroots Leaders Give Briefing on Comprehensive Plan​, Call out Racial Equity Failures   The DC Grassroots Planning Coalition will hold […]

‘The Neighbors Don’t Want It!’ – Dupont ANC Struggles Again with Masonic Project

Media Release: Monday, April 12, 2021 Contact: Nick DelleDonne,   delledonne.n@comcast.net 703 929 6656   ‘The Neighbors Don't Want It!’  Dupont ANC Struggles Again with Masonic Project    The Masons’ plan for an oversized, inappropriate apartment building in an historic district at 16th and S Streets, NW – a development that would destroy the low-rise historic stretch of […]