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Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Georgetown University campus plan approved by D.C. Zoning Commission (#DMVReads)


The D.C. Zoning Commission approved Georgetown’s 10-year plan. (Mark Gail/The Washington Post) (Mark Gail - The Washington Post)
After months of discussion and negotiation, the D.C. Zoning Commission voted Tuesday night to accept a revised version of Georgetown University’s 10-year plan.

The plan regards issues such as an enrollment cap and off-campus student housing and is the result of a compromise between the school and surrounding neighborhood advocacy groups.

The Georgetown Dish reports that commission chair Anthony Hood was particularly impressed with how willing both parties were to engage in meaningful dialogue and debate.

“Hood and his colleagues took just 45 minutes to approve the campus plan, which retains the existing undergraduate enrollment cap of 6,675 while promising to house at least 450 more of those students on campus through 2017.”

Read more on The Georgetown Dish.

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By Andy Smith  |  12:18 PM ET, 07/18/2012

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