The permit action in D.C. picked up Wednesday with a heavy bent toward retail and casual dining. What’s coming? Read below.
500 North Capitol St. NW: Work is set to begin on a new Corner Bakery, which will join the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP at the renovated office building — renamed The McDermott Building — a block west of Union Station. It will be the seventh Corner Bakery in D.C.
1010 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Unit 100: A “cold dark shell” within the Ten Ten Mass condo building will be converted into a 1,414-square-foot Subway restaurant with 25 seats.
801 K St. NW: Historical Society of Washington and Events D.C. will prep for The Ambassador’s Ball with the raising of roughly seven tents outside the Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. A new player on the inauguration party front for 2013, The Ambassador’s Ball will feature roughly 35 ambassadors, Miss USA Nana Meriwether, DJ Biz Markie and a handful of international artists. The Washington Post recently reported that organizers were robo-calling to drum up ticket sales.
3222 M St. NW: Interior renovations to the existing J.Crew tenant space. Unclear what those changes will be, though Georgetown Patch reported more than two years ago that the owner was looking to expand.
3222 M St. NW: Renovations at the Shops at Georgetown Park for the new T.J.Maxx retail store.
355 E St. SW: Construction of new office space on the second floor for the Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General, a first time tenant in the building.
100 Florida Ave. NE: MRP Realty will install a tower crane for its NoMa 400-unit apartment building currently under construction.
12 Florida Ave. NW: A beauty salon will be converted to a beauty supply store with an accessory nail salon.