Category: Historic Sites

Citizen Lawsuit Brings Transparency to Public Land Deals

News Release: From Eastern Market Metro Community Association, Contact: Oliver Hall, (617) 953-0161, Marci Hilt, (202) 445-0458 EMMCA Lawsuit Compels DC Government Agency to Disclose Agreements When DC Leases or Sells Public Properties to Developers Washington, DC, March 28, 2017 – The Eastern Market Metro Community Association (EMMCA) said today that a lawsuit the community […]

McMillan: Zoning Commission Being Asked for Deferment

DC for Reasonable Development, Chris Otten, 202 810 2768 [updated March 23; see bottom] McMillan Supporters Face Avalanche of Developer Submissions Days Before Hearing; Zoning Commission Meets Tonight To Decide on Request for Deferment and “Due Process” Tonight, Monday, March 20, the Zoning Commission intends to decide on the request of Friends of McMillan Park […]

Mayor and Council “Railroading” McMillan Park

PRESS ALERT: Save McMillan Action Coalition, Administrative “Railroading” of McMillan Park Court Reversal Paid For by DC TaxPayers; Mayor and DC Planning Officials Submit 17 Exhibits with 300 Pages 10 Days Before March 23 Hearing Washington, DC — On March 13, 2017, more than fifteen exhibits consisting of more than three hundred pages of […]

Library Users Demonstrate as MLK Closes

Press Alert: District Library Dynamos For Immediate Release: Chris Otten 202 810 2768 MLK Interim Plan for Homeless Services Released Day Before Library Closure: Shows Limited Services and Hours in Far Flung Locations; Library users will demonstrate at the time MLK closes Washington, DC – The Mayor’s Office of Community Relations and Services (MOCRS) today […]

McMillan Park Legal Cases Reveal Startling Facts

McMillan Press Update May 22, 2016 :: SAVE MCMILLAN ACTION COALITION :: 202 344 5385 ::  –> as posted on bloomingdale blog McMillan Park Legal Cases Reveal Startling Facts Not Considered by City Council or Planners During Park Giveaway Proceedings Legal filings demonstrate overwhelming traffic conditions, millions of gallons of wasteful sewage and water use, […]

Chairman Mendelson Shocks with Request for Emergency Legislation for McMillan

Save McMillan Action Coalition (SMAC) For Release:    April 7, 2016 Contact: Chris Otten, 1-202-810-2768,   Chairman Mendelson Shocks with Request for Emergency Legislation for McMillan — Opponents React Swiftly and Strongly   This past Monday, April 4th, DC Council Chairman, Phil Mendelson introduced emergency legislation, without a clear reason [UPDATE: Mendelson explains action […]