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Mayor Vincent Gray on Height Act decision: 'People don't like change'

D.C. Mayor Gray called the National Capitol Planning Commission rejection of possible changes to existing height restrictions "disappointing."

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 11:22am EST

Tags: height restrictions, Vincent Gray, National Capital Planning Commission, Height Act, Home Rule Act, housing

Security upgrades at Hoover Building may liven up dull block

The General Services Administration is eyeing a long, drab but well traveled D.C. block for a series of pedestrian-friendly upgrades.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 04:53pm EST

Tags: Herbert C. Hoover Building, D.C., National Capital Planning Commission

Panel adopts plan for Southwest D.C. redevelopment

A federal planning commission has adopted a new plan to guide redevelopment of a 15-block section of southwest Washington to link the National Mall to the city's Southwest Waterfront.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 01:49am EST

Tags: National Capital Planning Commission

Congress to study D.C. building height restrictions

The House committee that oversees the nation's capital is launching a study on potential changes to building height restrictions in Washington.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 05:51am EST

Tags: height restrictions, Vincent Gray, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Darrell Issa, National Capital Planning Commission, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

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Vietnam Memorial education center wins approval

An education center planned for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington has received preliminary approval for construction of an underground facility on the National Mall.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 05:34am EDT

Tags: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, National Capital Planning Commission, Jan Scruggs