Business Roundup: Hunted House, Mimilah Leaving, JBG Forum

by April 10, 2012 at 8:00 am 1,544 3 Comments

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What will JBG Cos. build at the southwest corner of 13th and U Streets NW? (Luis Gomez Photos)

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Another one gone: Hunted House departs for H Street NE. (Luis Gomez Photos)

Hunted House Departs for H Street NE

Vintage furniture store Hunted House had their last weekend in the neighborhood after five years at 1830 14th Street, NW. Owner Mark Johnson reports that he will move the store to 510 H Street, NE and plans to open on or just before May 1.

Mimilah Pop-Up Leaving Space Above Miss Pixie’s

Mimilah also announced their last weekend. The pop-up shop was located on the second floor of Miss Pixie’s Collective at 1626 14th Street NW (former site of Mid City Caffe). Owner Lish says fans can like Mimilah on Facebook to keep up-to-date on where you can find her merchandise locally and for information on future pop-up shops. The space above Miss Pixie’s will be the future home of an expanded Body Smith gym.

April 10: JBG forum on 13th and U Project

A few weeks ago it was reported that the dormant plans for development at the southwest corner of 13th and U Streets NW were being revived. Originally slated to be a hotel, more recent information is suggesting rental apartments. Developer JBG Cos. will be hosting a community forum to discuss the “conceptual architectural character” of the building.

At recent neighborhood meetings discussing the project, numerous attendees had serious concerns about the height of the proposed building. JBG is the developer behind several other major projects in the area: The District apartments at 14th and S, The Louis at 14th and U, and an unnamed project at 8th and Florida. The meeting on the 13th and U plans will be held Tuesday, April 10 at 7 pm at Busboys & Poets at 14th and V Streets NW.

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