Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Zoning Commission Approves Babes

On January 14th, the Zoning Commission unanimously approved the proposal to develope the Babes site in Tenleytown without parking.

In exchange, the neighborhood will receive amenities such as additional car and bike sharing facilities, streetscape improvements and costly undergrounding of utilities.

ANC 3E had previously supported the proposal unanimously.

Exciting New Project in Glover Park

Urban Turf covers a new development in Glover Park. As long as the hardware store stays, it's all good!

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Zoning Rewrite Presentation

The DC Office of Planning will host the Ward 3 forum for the zoning rewrite 6:30pm, Wilson High School, 3950 Chesapeake Street NW.

Much has been written on the Chevy Chase Listserv about a few main proposals:

- to eliminate parking minimums in transit zones
- to allows for corner stores and markets
- to allow renters to live in garden apartments and accessory dwelling units.

You can read more about these proposals on the DC Office of Planning website and blog.

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Synopsis of Development in Ward 3

The Ward 3 Vision community group has shared a synopsis of development in the Ward in 2012. Interesting read.