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D.C. Seeks Public Feedback in Shaw Mixed-Use Development

by Tim Regan June 15, 2015 at 11:00 am 1 Comment

Photo via Google Street View

A meeting held this week could be residents’ last chance to weigh in before the city allows the redevelopment of a parking lot at 8th and O Streets NW.

Representatives from the city will hear comments from the public tomorrow evening at 7 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, located at 711 N Street, N.W.

The goal of the meeting is to determine whether the plot of land is “required for future public use.” Comments collected at the public meeting will be submitted to the D.C. Council for review.

As part of the redevelopment process, the property must be declared surplus by the D.C. Council. If the property is not found to be required for future public use, the redevelopment may move forward as planned.

The parking lot has been slated since last year to become a retail and residential development.

Comments (1)

  1. Vander Clopersnickle

    So what public use could we ask for? What are we missing now in Shaw?

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