a roofer admiring his work: restoration doesn't stop on saturday
the could-be park next to Ketcham School. a wasted space that we need to open for public use.
Anacostia got a new mural last week. Inherently temporary, it is painted on plywood and nailed around the site of the Anacostia Gateway Government Center (future home of DDOT), it displays DC landmarks, sports team logos, and quotations:
it's a bright welcome from the 11th Street Bridge
sure, all of the painted landmarks are either in NW or surround the mall, but they bring a touch of whimsy and cheer
the old signage is removed from the historic Anacostia Bank, reflecting AEDC's move to the gateway building
Big Chair Coffee - the teaser. their facade is also about to be majorly upgraded with a more historically-appropriate storefront.
future site (with this house to be completely restored) of the W Street Townhomes, below
the above house is the smaller one to the left
a certain character is lost when wood multi-paned windows are replaced with the simpler vinyl variety, and when little things like porch details are removed
a perfect day to paint a porch or two
the word on the
a quieter scene: three kids playing milk-crate basketball on a newly bricked and sanded alley.
photos by DG-rad, rendering courtesy of Four Points