A candidates' forum, co-sponsored by Advisory Neighborhood Commission 1E, will be held at 7 p.m. today in the basement of Sacred Heart Church, 16th Street and Park Road NW. The forum will include an opportunity for residents to ask questions of D.C. political candidates.


At a meeting July 10, ANC 2A took the following actions:

Agreed to support a request before the Historic Preservation Review Board to build a rear addition at 2417 I St. NW, provided that the architect uses brick instead of concrete.

Agreed to grant $500 to Library Theater for an ongoing musical program for children at the West End Library.

Voted to oppose a plan to build a heating and air-conditioning plant on the Georgetown University campus until more is learned about the impact on the environment.

Agreed to postpone a vote on a grant request for $250 for maintenance at the 26th Street playground until more information is obtained on who would do the work.

Heard an appeal from Red Cross representatives for volunteers to help with local blood drives.

Billie Brower, a former real estate agent, has been selected as the new executive assistant for ANC 2A. She can be reached by phone at 659-0011 or 659-0012. She replaces Marie Turim, who resigned last month.


At a meeting July 11, ANC 2C agreed to support the following:

An alley closing at Second and F streets NW to accomodate a commercial building and a student residence for Georgetown University Law School.

A request before the Board of Zoning Adjustment from Louise L. and M.F. Glickfield for variances from off-street parking and loading requirements at the Marlow Furniture store at 637 I St. NW.

A proposal by Raymond Brophy to the Board of Zoning Adjustment to build anoffice building on a parking lot owned by the National City Christian Church at 1250 14th St. NW.

A proposal by Oliver Carr Co. to the Historic Preservation Review Board to restore the facades of four buildings at 511, 513, 515 and 517 Seventh Street NW and build new construction behind those facades. The facades are considered architecturally significant.

A proposal by the Oliver Carr Co. to build a mixed-use complex in the block bounded by Sixth, Seventh, E and F streets NW.

A proposal by the Salvation Army to decrease the size of a project at Fifth Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW. Salvation Army officials now want to build a 36-unit residential facility for women and children instead of a 400-bed men's shelter.

The ANC's committee on housing, economic development and environmental affairs will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1133 North Capital St. NE to review the following:

A proposel by the D.C. Preservation League to the Historic Preservation and Review Board to designate the President Monroe apartments at 423-425 Massachusetts Ave. NW a historic landmark.

A proposal by Manna Inc. to the BZA to build a three-unit apartment building at 615 S St. NW.

A proposal by Luther Place Memorial Church to the zoning commission to use a lot at 1307 14th St. NW as a parking lot for four years and to permit all-day commuter parking there.

A proposal by 10 Thomas Circle Limited Partnership to the zoning commission to build a mixed-used complex 10 Thomas Circle that exceeds zoning restrictions. The building would be in a special purpose buffer zone and the developer wants the lot rezoned commercial. Also, the developer wants to build a structure higher than currently allowed in that area.


ANC 2B is asking residents to participate in a noon rally today at Dupont Circle, sponsored by the North Dupont Community Coalition, to protest a plan by Riggs National Bank to build a 10-story building in the 1500 block of Connecticut Avenue NW. Speakers will include mayoral candidate Sharon Pratt Dixon and other community activists.


At a special meeting July 12, the ANC voted 6 to 2 to support a proposal by the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development to build a 130-bed drug-treatment center at 4901 Benning Road SE. The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment was scheduled to hold a public hearing on the proposal yesterday.

For more information, call the ANC office at 582-6360.