The Week Ahead….Expanding the Historic District, Pop-Ups in ANC6A, Swamp Fox Statue

Rainy Day Nursery, North Hall, Eastern Market

Rainy Day Nursery, North Hall, Eastern Market

The Week Ahead….Expanding the Historic District, Pop-Ups in ANC6A, Swamp Fox Statue

by Larry Janezich

Monday, November 17

Expansion of the Capitol Hill Historic District:  The Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) is sponsoring a series of public meetings to present a case for expanding the Capitol Hill Historic District.  The second of these – concerning ANC6B’s area – will be held from 6:45 – 8:30 pm, in Hill Center.  For more information, see CHC post here: http://bit.ly/1uBRN77 and CHRS Website here:  http://chrs.org/beyond-the-boundaries-anc-6a/

Monday, November 17

ANC 6A Transportation & Public Space Committee meets at 7:00pm AT CAPITOL HILL TOWERS, 900 G Street NE.

Among items on the agenda:

Presentation by officials from District Department of Transportation concerning initial results of the Florida Avenue Traffic Study and initial recommendations for road and sidewalk improvements in ANC 6A.

Monday, November 17

ANC 6A Community Outreach Committee meets at 7:00pm at Maury Elementary, 1250 Constitution Avenue, NE.

On the agenda:

Grant guidelines.

Tuesday, November 18

Expansion of the Capitol Hill Historic District:  The Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS)  is sponsoring a series of public meetings to present a case for expanding the Capitol Hill Historic District.  The third of these – concerning ANC6C’s area – will be held from 7:00pm – 9:00 pm, in Northeast Library, 330 7th Street, NE.  For more information, see here: CHC post here:    http://bit.ly/1uBRN77 and CHRS Website here:  http://chrs.org/beyond-the-boundaries-anc-6a/

Tuesday, November 18

ANC6B Commissioner Brian Flahaven hosts a community meeting on delay of the 17th and 19th Streets Safety Improvement Project from 6:30pm – 8:00pm at St. Coletta’s of Greater Washington.  DC Water and DDOT scheduled to appear to explain why the improvements are being delayed and to provide an updated timeline. Attendees will also get an update on the status of the reopening of the Southeast Freeway between Barney Circle, SE, and 11th Street, SE.

Tuesday, November 18

(ANC6A’s Alcohol Beverage Licensing Committee which usually meets the third Tuesday will not meet this month.)

Wednesday, November 19

ANC6B Special Call Meeting on PUD for 1333 M Street, SE, at 7:00pm in Parish Hall of Christ Church Washington, 620 G Street, SE.

Wednesday, November 19

Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) meets at 7:00pm in the North Hall of Eastern Market.

Wednesday, November 19

ANC 6A Economic Development and Zoning Committee meets at 7:00pm at Sherwood Recreation Center, 640 10th Street, NE.

Among items on the agenda:

Request for zoning variances and special exceptions to allow construction of a multifamily residential building with ground floor retail on a lot at 1401 Florida Avenue.

Rezoning of lots bounded by East Capitol Street, 15th Street, A Street, and 16th Street, NE, to change its designation from C-2-A (commercial) to R-4 (residential).

Zoning Amendments re “Pop-Ups” – The Committee will consider recommending that the ANC send a letter to the Zoning Commission in support of proposed text amendments to the zoning regulations that would, among other things, restrict building height to 35 feet in the R-4 district, with building heights of 40 feet permitted by special exception.

Thursday, November 20

PSA 108 Meets, 7:00pm – 8:00pm with MPD Lt. JB Dykes at Liberty Baptist church, 527 Kentucky Avenue, SE.

Thursday, November 20

Commission of Fine Arts meets at 9:00am in the National Building Museum Auditorium, Room 121, 401 F Street, NW, on the proposed siting of a statue commemorating General Francis Marion (The Swamp Fox) in Marion Park on Capitol Hill. The public may comment in written form. If they notify the CFA ahead of time, members of the public may also speak at the meeting at the discretion of the Chair. Written testimony should be emailed to Frederick Lindstrom at flindstrom@cfa.gov by Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.   See CHC posting here:  http://bit.ly/1wMtAve

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  1. SE Res

    Not sure if you include Navy Yard in your postings but this DCPS meeting might be of interest to your readers: https://www.facebook.com/VanNessParentGroup/photos/a.267349223433815.1073741829.239124462922958/368355276666542/?type=1&theater