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Testimony to DC Zoning Commission on McMillan (Parcel 1)

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We wish to express our support for the healthcare building on Parcel 1 as part of the adaptive reuse of the McMillan Sand Filtration site. The scale of the medical buildings responds to the scale of the hospitals on the other side of Michigan Avenue, with the highest point closest to the similar height at Children’s Hospital. The healthcare building uses Cell 14 as an acre of open space next to North Capitol Street to buffer its massing from nearby rowhouse neighborhoods.
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Testimony to DC Zoning Commission on McMillan PUD

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We wish to express our support for the multifamily/retail building, and townhouse elements of this adaptive reuse of the McMillan Sand Filtration Plant. We have tracked the review process at the HPRB for the last year and appreciate the evolution of the designs to today’s proposal.
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Testimony to DC Zoning Commission on McMillan parcels 6 & 7

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We wish to express our support for the Master Plan and open space elements for the adaptive reuse of the McMillan Sand Filtration Plant. We have tracked the review process at the HPRB for the last year. This thoughtful plan restores all the major historic features, along with creating a new large park that celebrates the distinct historic elements and function of the former industrial site.
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Takoma Metro development moves forward

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A new apartment complex at the Takoma Metro station got the go-ahead Thursday from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors, though some neighbors disapprove.
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Takoma Metro Development Set for Approval, Despite Cross-Border Opposition

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Nearly every new development project that's taller than most of the surrounding neighborhood raises a few hackles among locals. Less common is one that arouses opposition across state lanes. Tomorrow, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority board will vote on plans for an apartment building at the Takoma Metro station.
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