Commission of Fine Arts

By GRACE BIRDCurrent Staff WriterThe West Heating Plant is now a historic landmark, presenting a potential obstacle to the site’s long-planned redevelopment into luxury apartments and a public...
By Grace BirdCurrent Staff WriterPlans to redevelop the long-vacant West Heating Plant inched forward last Wednesday, as the fourth iteration of designs for the proposed 110-foot luxury condo...
By Brady HoltCurrent Staff WriterGeorgetown’s West Heating Plant project won conceptual approval from the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts last Thursday, a surprising reversal of objections from...
By Brady HoltCurrent Staff WriterA proposed addition and other changes at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital recently won conceptual approval from the Old Georgetown Board, and broad community...
By Cuneyt DilCurrent CorrespondentThe eastern gateway into Georgetown through Pennsylvania Avenue currently features a Valero gas station, perched above the Rock Creek Parkway.Now, the sometimes-...
By Brady HoltCurrent Staff WriterWhenever the New York-based Ark Restaurants firm significantly renovates one of its eateries, its CEO Mark Weinstein ensures that the new design is inspired by modern...
ViewpointBy Ray KukulskiCurrently, three new buildings are proposed at the southwest and southeast entrances of our historic village. As you can see in the accompanying renderings, these buildings do...
By Kelsey KnorpCurrent CorrespondentThe latest phase of the D.C. Clean Rivers Project will require street sweeping in parts of Georgetown and Glover Park following the installation of “green...
By Elizabeth WienerCurrent Staff WriterThe chimney and rooftop balustrade are gone, multipaned windows removed, a Colonial Revival front entrance altered beyond recognition, and handsome red brick...
By Graham VyseCurrent Staff WriterPreliminary plans for a new dock on the C&O Canal earned the enthusiastic support of the Georgetown advisory neighborhood commission last week, but the Old...