The Week Ahead…A New Barracks Row Project Underway – plus Rodent Concerns at ANC6B Meeting

The former Lake arbor Dental Clinic on Barracks Row – now a Zusin Development Project at 411 8th Street – is getting an upgrade by architect Chuong Cao of DEP Designs. In March of 2017, when ANC6B supported this concept, Cao was asked what retail was anticipated, and he replied, “the block wants a restaurant.” As reported by Capitol Hill Corner, see here:

The Week Ahead… a New Barracks Row Project Underway – plus Rodent Concerns at ANC6B Meeting

by Larry Janezich

Monday, September 10

ANC6D meets at 7:00p, 1100 4th Street, SW.

Among items on the draft agenda:


Public Safety Report with Capt. Pulliam and Lt. Queen.

DC Public Schools and DC Department of Transportation – Update on modernization of Jefferson School.

DC Department of Parks and Recreation Update re Greenleaf and Randall Recreation Centers.

Community Benefits Coordinating Council Update re DC United collective bargaining agreement.

All Purpose Pizzaria, 79 Potomac Avenue, SE – Amendment to Community Agreement for additional seating and occupancy.

Hill Spirits Unlimited, 1015 Half Street, SE, new Class A liquor license with tastings.

Circa and Navy Yard/El Bebe, 99 M Street, SE, new restaurant liquor license.

Whole Foods, 101 H Street, SE – 99 M Street, SE: new Class B liquor license with tastings.

Public Space Application:  Circa & El Bebe, 99 M Street, SE.

Public Space Application Mission Dos, 1221 Van Street.

Public Space Application, Whole Foods, 101 H Street, SE.

Tuesday, September 11

ANC6B meets at 7:00pm in Hill Center

Among items on the draft agenda:


Department of Health Rodent Control Program Manager Gerard Brown to speak on DC rodent concerns.

423 8th Street, SE.; The Fried Rice Collective, LLC – Chiko; Chiko has application to expand hours and for a stipulated license to permit operation pending approval.

301 7th Street, SE.;  Radici Uno (One Root), LLC – Radici; Radici has applied for a substantial change to change from a class D to a class C Restaurant license and are requesting longer hours for service of alcohol and to add spirits.

520 8th Street, SE.; Senart’s, LLC – Orchid: Substantial change application to change from a Class C restaurant license to a Tavern license.

624 C Street, SE; Historic Preservation application – concept/one-story rear addition above existing basement and first floor, alter rear façade.

152 11th Street, SE; Historic Preservation application – concept/rear addition.

710 E Street, SE; Historic Preservation application – concept/three-story rear addition.

225 Pennsylvania Avenue SE; Historic Preservation application – concept/replace storefront and construct new three-story rear addition.

221 9th Street, SE; Historic Preservation application – concept/2nd story addition to 1 story garage.

1515 E Street, SE; Zoning adjustment application – special exception to construct a two-story rear addition to an existing principal dwelling unit.

433 New Jersey Avenue SE; Zoning Adjustment application – special exception to construct a new roof deck and access stair on an existing principal dwelling unit.

 411 New Jersey Avenue, SE; Historic Preservation application – concept renewal/new three-story building.

1347 G Street, SE; Zoning Adjustment application – variance to construct a third story addition and convert the existing principal dwelling unit.

DDOT Public Space Application, Academy Bus LLC, for 5 curbside spaces at 721 D Street, SE, for use all hours on weekdays/weekends.

DC “Draft Small Cell Design Guidelines” – ANC 6B comments due to the DDOT Public Space Committee by October 5.

Wednesday, September 12

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6C meets at 7:00pm, Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue, NE.

Among items on the draft agenda: 


Joe Weedon, candidate for re-election, State Board of Education.

Ben Mindes, Observe DC, community-based election observation.

Addis Ethiopian, 707 H Street, NE, request for substantial change in liquor license, and protest.

8th Street, NE—DDOT Notice of Intent:  removal of residential parking and installing 15-minute  loading zone, southbound on 8th Street.

D.C. Small Cell Program—wireless telecommunications antennae technology.

1119 Abbey Place, NE, Zoning Adjustment application—special exceptions to enclose a rear porch and construct a second-story rear addition.

Proposed letter to Council recommending legislation amending the Building Code to require (1) DCRA to print the legal days/hours for construction activity on all construction permits, and (2) All applications for exterior alterations or additions to include photos clearly depicting the affected elevationsParks and Events Committee.

NoMa Parks Foundation update.

Thursday, September 13

ANC 6A meets at 7:00pm, Miner Elementary, 601 Fifteenth Street, NE.


Metropolitan Police Department First District Sector 2.

Duffy’s Irish Pub, 1016 H Street, NE – request for a new Settlement Agreement to and a stipulated endorsement allowing operation pending approval.

Kitsuen, 1362 H Street, NE, application for a new CT Tavern liquor license.

DC Culinary Academy, LLC t/a The Outsider at 1357-1359 H Street, NE – application for a new CT Tavern liquor license.

Letter to DDOT’s Public Space Committee asserting that ANCs should have sixty (60) days from the date of notice to provide comment on the small cell guidelines proposal.

Letter of support to DDOT endorsing Councilmember Allen’s letter regarding safety improvements at Eighth Street, NE and D Street, NE and reiterate the need to convert the intersection to a four way stop.

Letter of support to BZA for a special exception to construct a rear roof deck and access stairwell at 1318 Constitution Avenue, NE.

CHRS Zoning Committee meets at 7:30pm, Kirby House, 420 10th Street, SE. 

Agenda uncertain at press time.

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