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Union Lofts is Now Selling!

March 13, 2016

Union Lofts is now selling! Check out our 'Residences' page for finished photographs of our Penthouse and Patio residences [Read More...]

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695 units and maker spaces: The mammoth plan for Eckington

March 1, 2016

We now have much more detail on Eckington Yards, a massive development proposal planned for a 3.1-acre site near the New York Avenue-Florida Avenue NE intersection. A joint effort of The JBG Cos. and The Boundary Cos. (led by former JBG employee John Wilkinson), Eckington Yards is proposed to include 695 residential units in four connected buildings, up to 77,184 square feet of retail (with an optional mezzanine level), 331…

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A bridge from Eckington to Union Market? It could happen.

February 23, 2016

In exchange for support to build retail and housing in Eckington, developer JBG has offered to fund a study of what it'd take to build a bridge that connects the Metropolitan Branch Trail and Union Market. That'd be a big step in joining Eckington and NoMa. JBG would fund a "viability and design study for an aerial pedestrian and bicycle connection between R Street NE and 4th Street/Penn Street at…

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NoMa is going to get the large park it needs

January 5, 2016

A two-acre plot of land next to the Metropolitan Branch Trail will one day be NoMa's largest park. That's great news for an area that plans to add another 7,000 residential units and numerous new shops and amenities over the next few years. The NoMa Parks Foundation bought the land between the MBT and Harry Thomas Way, just before the new year. There's a Pepco substation that will remain at…

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“Dave Thomas Circle” could get fixes or disappear entirely

April 7, 2015

A new study of pedestrian and bicycle safety along Florida Avenue NE is suggesting changes to the "virtual" traffic circle at New York and Florida Avenues. In the long run, that "circle" and the nearby Wendy's could become a simpler intersection and green space. The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) created the "virtual circle" arrangement as an "interim solution" in 2010 to deal with this difficult intersection. It was very…

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