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Cesar Chavez PCS Parkside goes solar

The charter school now has 550 rooftop solar panels producing 200,000 kWh of electricity per year.

These 5 projects are helping DC ditch its cars

Five transit-oriented projects in the pipeline are making it easier for DC to go car-free.

The National Zoo's latest bench measures air quality, too

The "Village Green" bench will provide real-time readings on levels of fine particle pollution, ozone, wind speed and direction, temperature, and humidity. It's at the National Zoo now.

Ultra-green homes hit the market in NE

A new duplex in Northeast aims for super-low energy use with super-powered insulation.

New condos near Red Derby selling fast

The Lionshead Condos at 14th and Quincy opened for sales on Jan. 22. Now just one unit remains.

Mayor cuts ribbon on new Ward 8 pool

The Barry Farm aquatic center, replacing an outdoor pool, opened Dec. 13 and features a lap pool, a leisure pool and a waterslide. And that's just the beginning.

D.C. developer to revitalize chunk of Mt. Rainier

The Menkiti Group, responsible for many projects in and around Brookland, will restore three historic buildings just outside D.C. in Mt. Rainier, Maryland.

DC's first multifamily passive house breaks ground

The "Weinberg Commons" is a retrofit of three blighted buildings in Ward 7. When they're restored, they'll serve as housing for 36 formerly homeless or low-income families who'll pay almost nothing for utilities.

Lock7 Development gets go-ahead on Brookland condos

Lock 7 Development has received its permit to begin construction of a 22-unit condo building in Brookland.

Ballou High School set for 2015 opening

When students return from winter break in January 2015, they'll enter the brand-new Ballou Senior High School.

ArtView Condos get go-ahead on U Street

ArtView is currently a vacant lot but should deliver in a year.

After years of neglect, former Georgetown Theater coming back to life

Owner/architect Robert Bell is restoring the historic facade, restoring the neon sign, and planning to convert the building to mixed use.

NW "turtle" park redo begins next month

Friendship Park and Community Center, also known as "Turtle" park, is getting overhauled beginning in October.

Environmental project gets underway in Chinatown

The American Society of Landscape Architects is installing a Green Streets Demonstration Project on Eye Street NW.
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