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A lot has changed since we last wrote about Union Market three years ago. There are too many vendors to name in one blog (more than 30!), but some of the more popular choices have become Co Co. Sala (chocolatier), Cordial Fine Wine & Spirits, Rappahannock Oyster Company, Red Apron Butchery, and TaKorean (Mexican/Korean fusion). Dock5, located directly above the marketplace, also provides a 12,000 square foot warehouse event venue. There are always pop-up artisans in Union Market, but none have gathered as much attention as the planned Angelika Pop-Up. Opening later this year, it will be a three-screen micro cinema located behind the market at 550 Penn St. NE. Dolcezza, a gelato and coffee shop, is located next to the Angelika and has been receiving rave…

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Finding the right amount of space for an affordable price is a real challenge these days in DC. If you’re looking for an area that can do just that, Bloomingdale could be the perfect fit for you. The neighborhood is one of the smallest in the District, yet offers many three-bedroom row homes that are usually far more affordable than other parts of Northwest. Noted for its proximity to the U.S. Capitol building, Howard University, and downtown DC, Bloomingdale has been on the rise for the last few years, especially with the revitalization of nearby Shaw and NoMa. While there is no Metro stop within the neighborhood, the Shaw-Howard University stop on the yellow/green lines and the Rhode Island Avenue and NoMa-Gallaudet stops on the red line are a short…

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The DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) has been renovating the New York Avenue Bridge for years. The span carries traffic over the rail yard north of Union Station. During the rehabilitation project, DDOT decided that the bridge needed some visual appeal like the lions on the Taft Memorial Bridge, tigers on the 16th Street/Piney Branch Bridge, or horsemen on Memorial Bridge. So DDOT enlisted the help of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH).

DCCAH oversaw the project to adorn the bridge that is the gateway from an area of industrial warehouses to a new and more vibrant NoMa neighborhood. Currently, two 52-foot-high (over 5 stories tall), 56-foot-long, 22-ton, wing-like, steel sculptures appear on either side of the bridge on New York…

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D.C. is ready to redevelop a property in the 1100 block of North Capitol Street near NoMa into a business, retail and housing complex, according to a recent Washington Post article.

The building, which once housing Temple Courts housing project, was razed in 2008 after city officials moved tenants out, saying new housing would be available by the end of this year. But those plans were stalled.

This month, while behind schedule, D.C.’s housing agency began soliciting bids from developers for the project to help some of the former residents return and offer new housing to new residents. Temple Courts was a low-income property with 211 units.

Development is hot in this NoMa area. But of the roughly 1,700 units in this neighborhood, city officials…

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NoMa development is really going strong, as many commuters to D.C. likely notice with the gateway of cranes in the area working on projects from condos to apartment buildings to office buildings.

Burnham Place is one of the latest developments in the works, planned for the space above the rail yard at Union Station in the H Street area. This apartment, named for the architect on H Street, is planned to be about 3 million square feet on a platform above the tracks that is set to include apartment buildings, condos, hotel space, first-class office space and retail space that will complement those at Union Station. This project will be built in phases over many, many years and is expected to have about 500 residential units with the first infrastructure…

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Developers of the Gateway Market Center and Residences, the Union Market-area residential project, have recently made some changes to their plans, removing the office space component and adding more units, including the option for a hotel, the Washington Business Journal reports.

The Gateway Market Center and Residences project, developed by Edens Realty and Sang Oh Choi, will span 44-acres on Florida Avenue in a redevelopment project over the next 10 years.

 This particular Gateway Market Center and Residences project is the introductory development, with about 170 to 216 planned residential units and about 27,500 square feet of retail. Developers are asking for the option to convert the residential component into a hotel, depending on market…

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A new National Public Radio (NPR) building in DC opened on April 15. NPR moved its world headquarters from 635 Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest to a new location in the NoMa neighborhood at 1111 North Capitol Street in Northeast DC. NoMa is a redevelopment zone north of Capitol Hill and Union station.

The project, designed by Hickok Cole Architects, cost $201 million. The NPR building is a new seven story building connected to a refurbished warehouse that was originally built in 1926. The design also includes an open, two-story newsroom with 18 video screens for collaboration between news, music, programming and digital staff. Plus, the building is environmentally friendly, earning a LEED Gold certification. Eco-friendly features include a green roof,…

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