European Wax Center to Open Location in Dupont

by Tim Regan September 7, 2016 at 2:30 pm 0

1739 Connecticut Ave. NW

A national business centered around waxing for men and women has plans to open a new location in Dupont.

European Wax Center’s forthcoming outpost at 1739 Connecticut Ave. NW is “opening soon,” according to a notice on the company’s website.  The space formerly held Smashburger, which closed in 2014.

A building permit filed last week with D.C.’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs shows how the company plans to give the storefront a makeover:

Renovate a former fast food restaurant to convert space into a new hair cutting shop including mechanical, electrical and plumbing alterations. CHANGE OF USE FROM FAST FOOD TO WAX HAIR REMOVAL

Naturally, the phrase “fast food to wax hair removal” elicited some colorful responses on Twitter yesterday afternoon:


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