Click here to fill out our initial Plaza Survey (the basics). Here's an image that a local resident (unattributed) sent in with their survey. THANKS TO ALL WHO SENT THEIR RESPONSES IN TO THE PLAZA SURVEY! Based on your responses – here are some of the elements you said you would like to see if … Continue reading Save Our Plaza Survey
We had lots of energy and excitement in September with an especially great Adams Morgan Day—THANK YOU! A deep bow of gratitude to all who helped get out the word, create swag, and canvass! We took in many new donations and added over 150 people to this distribution list! [Speaking of which, for all … Continue reading Two Upcoming Events!
We've officially joined forces with the Kalorama Citizens Association and pro bono attorney Paul Zukerberg, with resources generously donated from you all, to file suit against SunTrust, PN Hoffman and Potomac Partners. Click here for our official press release. Here the official documents filed with the court: Preliminary Injunction motion & PI exhibits Complaint If … Continue reading See you in court SunTrust and Hoffman!
See the full text & related evidence by clicking on this link (PDF, 5.3 MB).
The Knickerbocker & Ambassador Theaters The site was originally the home of the beautiful Knickerbocker Theater, designed by local architect Reginald Geare in 1915 and owned by DC theatre operator Henry Crandall , who also later built the Tivoli Theater which still stands in Columbia Heights. On January 28, 1922, the night after the worst snowstorm … Continue reading History Prior to the Plaza
We wanted to update you about our SaveOurPlaza gathering on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Teach-in Sat big @PN_Hoffman project 18&Col'biaRd @AdamsMorganANC @BrianneKNadeau @paulschwartzman @ItsAdamsMorgan pic.twitter.com/ghMbDoqWVX — bill rice (@ricebilldc) July 10, 2016 Our gathering brought out more than 35 people from the community, including: Tania Jackson, Chief of Staff for Brianne Nadeau, Ward One Councilmember … Continue reading Update: July 9th SOPA Gathering
Our historic plaza at the corner of 18th and Columbia has been given a temporary reprieve from being paved over by McCondos. Between the many letters that were written into the record by YOU, and the great organizing that brought an array of Adams Morgan residents to the HPRB hearing, all taken together pushed the … Continue reading Victory! Community Plaza Saved (for now)
Bank's Response to Community Concerns Included Providing a Public Plaza The DC Historical Preservation Review Board meeting was held at 930am Thursday June 23, 2016 at 441 4th Street NW, Room 220 South. We won a VICTORY—for now! The HPRB declined to approve the plans as presented at the June 23 hearing giving us more time. Based … Continue reading Trove of Historical Records
A big local developer wants to turn our plaza into cash for themselves. Here is a look at the plans and other information on the ANC website. Instead of this unattractive development that would take public space and turn into money for a wealthy few, the petitioners ask that: The pedestrian intersection at 18th Street … Continue reading Save Our Plaza Petition