University announces Dahlgren renovations; stained glass repairs

Dahlgren Chapel will spend much of the next two years in construction as the University works to repair structural damage that has accumulated over the space’s 118-year history, according to an announcement from the Office of Mission and… Read More

Displaced Nevils seniors will get $200 to move out early

Remember Monday’s announcement that seniors living in Nevils Hall will be kicked out of their apartments during Senior Week? And how people complained about it? Well, those seniors are getting some cash for the trouble. [Disclosure: I’m a… Read More

Cobblestone reconstruction to begin in November

Georgetown’s old-time, cobblestone streets are about to get a makeover. According to DCmud, who spoke with a DDOT official familiar with the project, the D.C. government will begin to rebuild O and P Streets in “early November.” Last… Read More

Roofing problems shut down Georgetown’s Villa le Balze

Due to “roofing issues,” the Villa le Balze will not house students during the Fall 2010 semester. “Our Villa is special and Georgetown is lucky to have such a property,” Karen Wardzala, Assistant Director of the Villa la… Read More

Asbestos in Darnall: Now it’s a slightly worse dorm

First Kober Cogan and now Darnall? Gosh, everybody disappears for the summer and Georgetown suddenly starts to fall to pieces. Signs posted inside Darnall Hall reveal that the University recently began an “asbestos abatement project.” The project, which… Read More

University officials break ground on Science Center

Last week, Preisdent John DeGioia was joined by Dean Chester Gillis, National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) Director Patrick Gallagher, and Board of Advisors Chair Alice O’Connor Funk to officially break ground on Georgetown’s new Science Center…. Read More

Construction starts on C&O Canal bridge replacement project

If you’ve gone by the C & O Canal this past week, you’ve probably noticed an abnormal amount of construction work going on.  That’s because the D.C. Department of Transportation just began a three year project to replace… Read More

The Week in Photos: Voyage to Volta

Photography by Helen Burton

Safeway construction makes progress, annoys neighbors

You’ve come a long way, baby The Wisconsin Ave. Safeway has been closed for about a month and a half and construction has started in earnest. Unsurprisingly, it’s already started to irk the neighbors. On the GeorgetownForum listerv,… Read More

The Week in Photos: Gettin’ served

Photography by Helen Burton