22 May

And the Hine saga continues

I have been tempted for some time to start a pool on when ground will actually be broken on the Hine School.  It’s been a long uphill battle for all sides, and tonight brings meeting number 9,876,008,999…or something like that. The short recap for anyone who just moved here: the Hine School was closed in […]


30 Jan

Share Your Opinion on The Hine School Development

The ANC Subcommittee on the Hine School Development is asking for the community to share its opinions on a number of aspects of the Hine School development project.  While this survey is open until February 10, the subcommittee is meeting tonight and will start discussing the feedback.  If you would like to attend the subcommittee […]


27 Jul

Hine Development Inches Forward in the Dead of Summer

When developers first acquired property at the site of the former Hine Junior High School on Capitol Hill two years ago, they had hoped to break ground on a mixed-use development by 2011. That’s far from reality now, as planning for the Hine project inches forward through design and zoning approvals. ANC 6B commissioners, who […]


22 Jun

Hine Design Concerns Mount, But Not Insurmountable to ANC6B

At a special call meeting Tuesday night, ANC 6B voted 6-3 to approve a memorandum that development partners Stanton/Eastbanc should make various aesthetic design changes to the  proposed Hine School site, clearing the way for a decision by the Historic Preservation Review Board June 30th on key architectural plans for the square block project.  ANC […]


02 May

In the Rearview – April on THIH and Beyond

Ah, April — that most unpredictable of months when it comes to weather, special elections, and DC special events.  Our house is an older row house, so the warmer weather brings not just flowers in our garden but a few many-legged insects that appear (literally) out of the woodwork, scaring the bejeezus out of me […]