Is It Too Late to Fix DC’s Suburbs? [The New Republic] Short answer: yes.
Wacky Velvet Green Condo Almost Gets Its Ask [Curbed DC] It sold for $1.9 million and it looks like a set from “Austin Powers.” Yeahhhhh, I’d say the market is looking up.
DC Government Now Uses 100% Wind Power for Buildings [Borderstan] Incredibly, DC is now one of the greenest cities in the country. Maybe next they can get deliverymen to stop parking in the bike lanes.
Forest City Mall Slated for Upgrade [Washington Post] Plans call for over 300 units to be built on top of the retail area of the mall. I’m pretty sure “living in a condo above a food court” was one of the circles of Hell in Dante’s “Inferno.”
Washington Post Hires Gensler to Design New Offices [Washington Business Journal] Prestigious architectural firm to design sleek ultramodern mausoleum, er, headquarters for local dinosaur, er, newspaper.