Details revealed about Northeast Triangle Dorm rooms and living spaces

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Representatives from the University and Sasaki Associates architectural firm held a presentation Wednesday night with updates on the Northeast Triangle Dorm design (again). The presentation showed fine-tuned room designs and offered more insight into how visitors and residents will utilize the building’s public spaces, and Vox thinks some of it actually looks kinda nifty. The architects placed […]

Northeast Triangle Dorm moves through another bureaucratic roadblock, more to go before approval

The Old Georgetown Board met Thursday and brought plans for the Northeast Triangle Dorm closer to approval by supporting the height, massing, and siting of the new residence hall. On November 25 the D.C. Zoning Commission withheld approval of the project until the OGB commented on the University’s plans. Now this approval opens the doors for […]

Zoning Commission will wait on response from Old Georgetown Board before approving residence plans

The D.C. Zoning Commission met Monday night to review proposals for the construction of the Northeast Triangle Dorm and conversion of Ryan and Mulledy Halls into residential spaces. Although all commissioners expressed profuse support, they decided to withhold approval until the University received a response from the Old Georgetown Board, who has not yet commented on […]

Bureaucracy Inaction: Old Georgetown Board doesn’t really do anything about the new dorm

Before we all ended up on a rapid downward spiral, drunk on the sight of tentative sketches, thankfully, the Old Georgetown Board made the non-decision we all needed to be yanked back to reality. The architects have repeatedly assured the student body, no doubt utterly terrified by the spitting revulsion it emitted after seeing the […]

Old Georgetown Board has problems with another new business’ design

Serendipity3, the New York-based restaurant that purchased the old Nathan’s building, is scheduled to open in a few weeks. But, September’s Old Georgetown Board meeting may have thrown a wrench into those plans. While the Advisory Neighborhood Commission initially voted 6-0 to support the concept of the bullnose awnings planned for Serendipity3, the commissioners also […]

Georgetown Apple Store to open in June?

Good news for all those iPhone, iPad, and iPod owners at Georgetown—we’re going to have an Apple Store of our own soon. Georgetown Metropolitan reported yesterday that the Apple Store on the 1200 block of Wisconsin Ave. will likely open in the third week of June. The construction of the store should wrap up in […]

Georgetown announces community meeting for final draft of 2010 Campus Plan

Well, it wasn’t the late January or early February date they had hoped for. But the 2010 Campus Plan steering committee has announced the last community meeting it will hold regarding the 2010 Campus Plan before it files the plan with the Old Georgetown Board and D.C. Zoning Commission for approval. On Monday, April 26, […]

Ristorante Piccolo to reopen in 2010

Ristorante Piccolo after the October 2008 fire The cozy date night favorite of yesteryear Ristorante Piccolo, which a two-alarm fire virtually destroyed last fall, is set to reopen in 2010 according to We Love DC. “[A]ccording to a recently displayed banner on the restaurant’s door, the eatery is scheduled to reopen in early 2010. No word yet […]

Old Georgetown Board approves Georgetown Apple

Hooray! After sending Apple back to the drawing board four, yes four times, rejected plans for a Wisconsin Avenue Apple store in hand, the Old Georgetown Board has finally approved their designs! And it sounds like the news storefront, which this fifth set of plans presented sans the huge front window they had initially planned […]

Georgetown ANC Wrapup: the ANC hates Philly P’s, and The North Face red all over

It smells? Lately, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E meeting have all had their share of fireworks, and last night’s meeting was no exception. They didn’t get to verbally stone any representatives from WASA, but they did unleash fury like Hell hath none on the owner of Philly Pizza. The Commissioners also applauded the arrival of The […]

ANC approves Apple Store design again as D.C. media runs short on apple puns

Joke. Tonight, Georgetown’s Advisory Neighborhood Comission 2E approved the design the owners of 1229 Wisconsin Ave  submitted for an Apple store—again. Yes, this is the fifth time the would-be Apple store has had to appear before the ANC. They will now go on to present to the Old Georgetown Board, that un-bastion of democracy which […]