Category: Public Property

PRESS ALERT:: DCRA’s Disregard of Safety, Asbestos, Around McMillan Park

Press Alert — DC FOR REASONABLE DEVELOPMENT (202) 656-5874, dc4reality@gmail.com Next Round of McMillan Briefs Are Into DC Court of Appeals Central Issue: DCRA's Disregard of Safety, Including Exposure of DC Residents and Water Supply to Asbestos Washington, D.C. – Advocates seeking a new design competition and re-working of redevelopment plans for McMillan Park have […]

News Release — Southwest Community Awards Ceremony

News Release — Southwest Community Awards Ceremony FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2021 Southwest showed appreciation to individuals and organizations that helped community through COVID pandemic during awards ceremony on July 10. SOUTHWEST, WASHINGTON, D.C. – An ad hoc group of residents formed to recognize nine individuals and organizations that helped the community through the COVID […]

CM Bonds Calls Wardman Hotel Conversion to Affordable housing a “Dream Type Project”

CM Bonds Calls Wardman Hotel Conversion to Affordable housing a “Dream Type Project” Councilmember Anita Bonds on the Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU) ‘Politics Hour’ today, called the Wardman Hotel project a “dream type” project and promised to look into it “seriously.” Since the Wardman Park Marriott Hotel declared bankruptcy earlier this year, neighbors and residents around the […]

CMs Gray, McDuffie Show Interest in Affordable Housing at Wardman Park Hotel

Media release May 24, 2021 Contact Nick DelleDonne Delledonne.n@comcast.net @delledonnen 703-929-6656   CMs Gray, McDuffie Show Interest in Affordable Housing  at Wardman Park Hotel    The idea of turning the bankrupt Wardman Park Hotel into affordable housing has begun to surface in the DC Council.  Most recently, Councilmember Vincent Gray (Ward 7) said he “would […]

Social Housing Enters Pages of Comp Plan – DECAA Zoom – May 17, 7 pm

Media release May 17, 2021 Contact Nick DelleDonne 703-929-6656   Social Housing Enters Pages of Comp Plan DECAA Zoom – May 17, 7 pm   The District's affordable housing crisis has spurred renewed interest in social housing as an alternative to Mayor Bowser's #Build,Build,Build policy, which, it seems, will never provide housing for those who need it […]

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. […]