It is not an exaggeration to characterize the District and the greater Washington region as a cosmopolitan, world-class capital. Yet when I first moved here from Boston in 1967, such a ...
In this case, Scott Kratz, director of the 11th Street Bridge Park, tells NPR there will be a list of policy recommendations, including some on affordable housing, about which some people have ...
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“If you look at world-class cities ... D.C. has become a “city on the grow” over the last five years, exhibiting a dynamism that’s become a potent draw, boosting the city’s population by 80,000 in the ...
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON: Amazon.com Inc picked America’s financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in ...
The trio's contempt for everyday people was ... that replaced affordable apartments. Don't ask Fenty or Rhee whom this world-class school system will serve if low-income black residents are being ...
“These two locations will allow us to attract world-class talent that will help us to continue ... council moved forward with a measure taxing businesses to fund affordable housing, the city-company ...
“Mayor Bowser, her team, and City Council are executing ... decade roughly 105,000 people have moved into the District, attracted by walkable neighborhoods connected by Metro, burgeoning restaurant ...
“The investments we’ve made have helped us achieve the #1 ranked park system in the nation, including a world-class ... city for kids, as well as other investments in the district’s summer camp ...
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Features include a café, boat and kayak launches, a picnic area, and "urban boardwalks" to draw people in from the Anacostia side. The city and the nonprofit organization ... sectors can invest in and ...
"There is construction happening all over the city," Fenty said. "It's fine to criticize. It's fine to have an opinion, but in these times, when people need affordable housing ... to make the District ...
CHIDEYA: What do you want to do for people who really are at the bottom of the economic rung in Washington, D.C.? You've just talked about schools. You've mentioned affordable ... this city as far ...
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