27 Sep 2016

Editorials:

Turf’s Up! Park by LAB

The beauty of Park(ing) Day, an international event dedicated to improving the quality of the urban environment, lies in the impact of transforming a parking space into a park.  This year, our team at Landscape Architecture Bureau [LAB] saw Park(ing) Day as an opportunity to actively engage the neighborhood where we work.  Turf’s Up! Park […]


27 Sep 2016

News:

Hill Buzz

Next Capper Apartment Building Getting Closer to Starting (JDLand) Banana Cafe, a Survival Story from the Early Restaurant Days of Barracks Row (Eater DC) Photos: 300 Lanterns Crossed The 11th Street Bridge To Honor Barry Farm’s History (DCist) 36 new condos to emerge from former Capitol Hill church (The Washington Post) H Street’s Ten 01 […]


26 Sep 2016

Capitol Hill:

Censored! Banned Books Reading at East City Books

As long as books have been written, they have been banned. For being anti-establishment. For being filthy. For espousing the wrong religion. The epitome of this was the book burnings in Germany during the 1930s; however, many other countries have tried during the 20th Century, with greater or lesser success, to ban some books. Today, […]


26 Sep 2016

Editorials:

The Barracks Row Festival Was Great – Participate Next Year!

by Quentin Wodon For those who may not know it yet, the Barracks Row Festival is an annual family-oriented event for our Capitol Hill community. More than 100 organizations and vendors have stands each year. Depending on weather, up to 10,000 people pass through the street where the event is located. The event took place this past Saturday […]


26 Sep 2016

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Repairs and Death of the Library Tunnel

Last week, we looked at the design and building of a tunnel to move books from the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress over to the Capitol. Today, we’ll look at its completion and use – as well as repairs that were necessary not long after it opened. Unsurprisingly, the tunnel was of great […]


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