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Top 10 Articles About NE DC

Top 10 Articles About NE DC
  1. New details have emerged about Eckington Yards, a JV of The JBG Cos and The Boundary Cos. The enormous development proposal is slated for a 3.1-acre site near the New York Avenue-Florida Avenue intersection.
  2. Douglas Development has an ambitious mixed-use development in the works, planned to go up just blocks away from the developer’s Hecht Warehouse District in NE DC. Early plans call for 550k SF of retail, 200 apartments, a 108-room hotel and 2,800 parking spaces.

  3. MidCity is planning a 20-acre, mixed-use development for the Rhode Island Avenue corner, which the developer has dubbed RIA.

  4. And in yet another massive development for Rhode Island Avenue, MRP Realty is planning a 1,550 unit, seven-building residential space, called The Rhode Island Avenue Center, next to the Metro station.  

  5. The Washington Post explores why townhouse developments in NE DC are selling so fast.

  6. Ditto Residential and Zusin Development have plans for a 56-unit residential building at 301 Florida Ave, in response to the increased demand for more family housing in the District.

  7. Curbed provides an in-depth, chart-based analysis of the safest and most dangerous areas of DC, and breaks down the overall trend in crime rates by neighborhood. The Northeast remains one of the most crime-ridden zones, yet as the stories above show, development continues apace.

  8. The Brookland neighborhood of Northeast DC has long been considered the area’s prettiest, owing to its majestic religious architecture and undeveloped green spaces. That may change, however, as Catholic Church organizations seek to profit from selling their properties.

  9. The H Street/Benning Road Streetcar finally launched at the end of last month.

  10. Although upcoming development may well change the situation, last week demonstrated that crime remains a serious problem in NE DC. A woman was robbed and sexually assaulted; two teens were arrested for two separate robberies; and a man was shot in the back.