Duke Ellington School of the Arts

By Grace BirdCurrent Staff WriterNo one, not even Mayor Muriel Bowser, claims that Duke Ellington School of the Arts’ $165 million renovation was cheap.Instead, most supporters contend that...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterAfter complaining for more than a year about problems associated with the renovation project at Duke Ellington School of the Arts, neighbors are now looking...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterConstruction to renovate the Duke Ellington School of the Arts began in December 2014 and is slated to wrap up this summer. For residential neighbors in the...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterA 2015 report from the D.C. auditor looked into why the Duke Ellington School of the Arts modernization project had gone $107 million over its allotted $78...
By Katie PearceCurrent Staff WriterOver the years, costs for the renovation of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts have ballooned from $71 million to now nearly $178.5 million. The D.C. auditor is...
By Elizabeth WienerCurrent Staff WriterA scaled-back plan for modernizing Duke Ellington School of the Arts, necessitated by cost overruns in the original proposal, seems to suit the Historic...
By Brady HoltCurrent Staff WriterA few weeks ago, D.C. officials formally broke ground on a $139 million modernization and expansion of Duke Ellington School of the Arts, celebrating the new space...
By Katie PearceCurrent Staff WriterAn $82 million renovation of the acclaimed Duke Ellington School of the Arts is now set to launch, after various partners signed off on a community agreement last...
By Elizabeth WienerCurrent Staff WriterThe D.C. Historic Preservation Office has moved to oppose key elements of a modernization plan for the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, threatening to delay...
By Graham VyseCurrent Staff WriterProposed modernizations to the Duke Ellington School of the Arts are facing opposition from the Georgetown/Burleith advisory neighborhood commission.At their meeting...