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Virtually every major college and university in the Washington area has responded to the District's call for expressions of interests in the St. Elizabeths east campus.
Hopes are high that the opening of a new building described as "beautiful" will set off a domino effect of revitalization in part of the District.
District officials spent part of their time at the annual Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas this week trying to line up retailers for a pop-up event at the St. Elizabeths site this fall.
The District on Thursday launched its search for an academic institution to anchor St. Elizabeths east, continuing its incremental approach to landing key tenants for the 183-acre campus.
The historic campus in Ward 8 -- long off-limits to the public -- will open for a day of family fun on Saturday.
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At a monthly breakfast meeting, the D.C. Council discussed potential lessors for the St. Elizabeth's campus in Southeast, the partially abandoned currently home of the city's main public psychiatric facility, and the site of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center, which the military vacated last August.
The man who tried to kill President Ronald Reagan more than 30 years ago said he would like to be known as something other than a would-be assassin.