CPSG Resolution on the Macklin Project

Today the steering committee of Cleveland Park Smart Growth approved the following resolution which it sent to ANC 3C and to HPRB to support the concept application for the project at the Macklin Apartments (HPA 20-043). Steering Committee Resolution on Macklin Project HPA 20-043 Whereas the owners of 3400 Connecticut Ave/2911 Newark St (The Macklin) … More CPSG Resolution on the Macklin Project

Advocating for the Future of Cleveland Park

In mid-2017, a group of Cleveland Park residents answered the city’s call for amendments to Washington’s Comprehensive Plan, the land use law that underpins zoning and future growth priorities.  The issue, the residents believed, was that our commercial corridor along Connecticut Avenue was underutilized, and that was having a negative impact on retailers.  The retail … More Advocating for the Future of Cleveland Park

CPSG Survey Results

The results of the recent survey of Cleveland Park Smart Growth members are in, and support is very high for two growth-related issues facing the neighborhood. First, about the survey: invitations were sent out to the 342 email addresses on the CPSG mailing list, and a link was posted on the 220 member CPSG Facebook … More CPSG Survey Results

Notes from Nov 7 Meeting on 3400 Conn

Report on Community Meeting regarding 3400 Connecticut/2911 Newark St Redevelopment Proposal, Cleveland Park Library, Thursday, Nov. 11 at 5 pm Phil Kang of Velocity Property hosted a well-attended informational meeting at the Cleveland Park library regarding his proposed redevelopment at Connecticut and Newark. Kang described his 3-year design process. He noted that the project had … More Notes from Nov 7 Meeting on 3400 Conn

3400 Connecticut ARC Review Monday

The project at the corner of Connecticut Ave and Newark St will be reviewed Monday evening, November 11, by the Architectural Review Committee of the Cleveland Park Historical Society, the voluntary group of neighbors that makes recommendations to policy makers about design compatibility with the Cleveland Park Historic District. If you can make this meeting … More 3400 Connecticut ARC Review Monday

3400 Connecticut Ave Update & Next Meeting

The owners of 3400 Connecticut/2911 Newark presented their redevelopment plans to the ANC3C’s Planning & Zoning committee last night.  The owners are holding a public meeting this Thursday Nov 7 at 5 pm at the Library – please come if you can to learn more, ask questions and voice your support and/or concerns.  Another public meeting is being planned … More 3400 Connecticut Ave Update & Next Meeting

Comprehensive Plan Update

On Tuesday, October 15th, the Mayor and her Office of Planning released proposed amendments to the city’s Comprehensive Plan, the legal framework to city land use policies, priorities and 20-year vision.  I wanted to share two documents that show the proposed changes to the city’s Comprehensive Plan as it relates to Cleveland Park. The first is … More Comprehensive Plan Update