Since its founding in 1890, the Chevy Chase Land Co. has owned a prominent 15-acre swath on Connecticut Avenue, which has been home over the years to a wide mix of uses from Chevy Chase Supermarket to a lumber yard. With a Purple Line station entering the picture, this site is about to change in a big way.
At Cathedral Commons, the latest high-end luxury apartment to hit the market in the District, prices for a one-bedroom loft with a den start at $3,925 a month; a 3,183 square foot three-bed, three-bath unit rents for $9,500.
Bozzuto Development has filed a proposal with the Fairfax County Planning Commission to redevelop St. John’s Wood, a garden apartment neighborhood with 250 units over nine buildings in North Reston, into a new complex of 635 new apartments and 34 townhomes.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.