Archive for the LeDroit Park Category

Have an Opinion on Parking? Here’s Your Opportunity to Be Heard.

Posted in Adams Morgan, City Services, Columbia Heights, D.C. Government, Lanier Heights, LeDroit Park, Mount Pleasant, Park View, Pleasant Plains on May 13, 2009 by Kent

grahamIf you live in Ward 1 and are concerned about public parking, you may consider attending a public hearing scheduled for May 20th focused on that issue.

According to an email distributed by Councilmember Jim Graham, the hearing will focus on visitor parking passes, parking restricted to Zone 1 stickers only, and the issue of delivery vehicles double parking.

Graham’s full email follows: Continue reading


District Home Values On the Decline

Posted in Crestwood, Eckington, LeDroit Park, Michigan Park, Petworth, Real Estate, Riggs Park, Woodridge on February 28, 2009 by Kent

I thought this was interesting. Yesterday, the Post reported that many of the residential neighborhoods in the District will see a decrease in their property assessments, with double-digit drops in seven communities. Crestwood will have a 13% decrease, second only to Michigan Park which had a 16% fall.

While the average decrease in residential property assessments for fiscal 2010 is 3.67%, the other neighborhoods that will see a double digit decrease are Petworth, Riggs Park, Eckington, Woodridge, and LeDroit Park.

Jim Graham Voted Chair of WMATA Board

Posted in Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, LeDroit Park, Metro, Mount Pleasant, Park View, Pleasant Plains, Shaw on January 29, 2009 by Kent

grahamCouncilmember Jim Graham today was elected chairman of the WMATA board for the second time. Councilmember Graham has been a member of the board since 1999 and previously served as chairman in 2003. He succeeds Christopher Zimmerman of Arlington County, Va.