Capital Business Blog: historic preservation


Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 06/27/2013

National Trust for Historic Preservation moving offices to the Watergate

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  04:59 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Watergate, historic preservation, Penzance

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 05/13/2013

National Cathedral, Mount Vernon win $100,000 through social media contest

Through social media contest, 24 local properties win money for historic preservation projects

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  11:21 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Cathedral, historic preservation, commercial real estate

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Escalator proposal for Union Station’s Main Hall stirs controversy

A short-term plan to remake Union Station’s Main Hall may be running afoul of a new long-term vision for an expansion of the station.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Union Station, Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, Ashkenazy Acquisition, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Amtrak, commercial real estate, retail, historic preservation

Posted at 07:33 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Preservationists begin to weigh in on Union Station

A collection of groups have formed the Union Station Preservation Coalition.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  07:33 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Union Station, historic preservation, Amtrak, Akridge

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Brutalist church redevelopment heads back to drawing board

Developers are battling with the city over how large a building they can construct at 16th and I streets.

By Jonathan O’Connell  |  10:35 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Third Church of Christ, Scientist, JBG, ICG, Robert A.M. Stern, historic preservation