Wednesday, February 4, 2009

just waiting on the new storefront glass...

otherwise, Tony's Place (northeast corner of 14th and Good Hope) has seen some nice upgrades in the last few months:

although the vinyl windows aren't my all-time favorite (this is outside the historic district), the new awning is a creative alternative to what is often seen

not sure I'd qualify this general take-out place as an American Diner, but to each his own:

the signs are pretty snazzy ... but does the pipe-wiring for the lights have to be on the exterior?

These are the kinds of upgrades that Main Street Anacostia helps oversee and even fund. They are a hugely important way to change neighborhood perceptions and legitimize the existing businesses along Good Hope and MLK.

photos by DG-rad

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