Major topics of conversation were related to the general project progress updates.
Major topics of conversation were related the current building updates, specifically related to the exterior façade updates and interior wall framing and dry wall installation of the building. The group also discussed the High School River Road NW garage entrance programming and timeline.
Major topics of conversation were related to the upcoming High School River Road NW garage entrance including the nearby sitework between the HS soccer field and the fence neighboring 43rd Place NW.
Major topics of conversation were related to 42nd Street NW public space changes being presented at the ANC meetings.
Major topics of conversation were related to the continued excavation at the site by the trucks and timing of the trucks morning arrival. DAVIS has been diligent adhering to the truck flow into and off the construction site per the Construction Management Plan, however one day in December there was an unforeseen uptick in trucks at one time. Last topic of conversation was regarding the plans for the small area on the northeast corner between 42nd Street NW slip lane and Wisconsin Avenue NW.
The objective of the Town Hall was to present the Construction Management Plan to address possible questions about the construction of the new Lower / Middle School at the former Safeway site. GDS and DAVIS committed to maintaining open communication to the community via continued, monthly Town Hall meetings and routine updates posted on the School Unification section of the GDS website. Updates will include construction activity milestones from the past month and a description of what is expected to occur in the coming month. GDS will follow this routine until the project is completed.
GDS celebrated the dawn of a new era with an official groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future LMS.
On November 20, GDS received a unanimous vote from our Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) in support of our campus unification project...
On July 13, Georgetown Day School joined the ANC3E meeting to share updates on our campus planning project. On July 27, we hosted a neighborhood meeting at the School and engaged in thoughtful conversation members of the Tenleytown community.
As a follow up to GDS's presentation at the July 20 ANC3E meeting, GDS invites our Tenleytown Neighbors to the High School for an evening information session to hear more about the project as well as to have an opportunity to ask questions.
As shared in September, GDS has taken some time to consider the path forward with zoning counsel, particularly after the DC Court of Appeals decision in the Durant case, which had similarities to the original GDS PUD plan.
Georgetown Day School will be presenting at the ANC3E meeting on Thursday, July 20 to share updates about our school unification project on the Safeway site located adjacent to our High School at 4203 Davenport Street, NW.
GDS will continue to analyze retail/residential options.
Will re-file under new zoning regulations next month.
On Thursday, April 14, 2016, GDS attended the April ANC3E meeting, where we presented updates on our campus and retail/residential planning.
GDS just learned today that Safeway will be closing their store on 4203 Davenport Street, NW on Saturday, April 30. We wanted to share this news with you immediately.
After carefully considering input from the DC Office of Planning, the GDS Board has guided the project team to reduce the size of the retail-residential portion of the project, scaling back the height of the buildings from 80 to approximately 65 feet.
GDS has signed two leases for the Marten’s property: Classic Cars, formerly know as Friendship Classic and located just north on Wisconsin Avenue, has leased the southernmost building, and subleased the back lot to Ourisman Cars for car storage; City Bikes, a locally owned bike sales and repair shop has leased the north building.
On Thursday, November 12, 2015, GDS attended the November ANC3E monthly meeting, where we presented updates on our campus and retail/residential planning and on our PUD application, which was filed on November 4.
On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, GDS filed the PUD application for our campus and retail/residential plan.
On Wednesday, September 9, 2015, GDS attended the September ANC3E meeting, where we presented updates on our campus and retail/residential planning. Below, you will find a summary of our presentation, along with the links to images and information we presented at the meeting.
Informed by community input and close study by our development consultants, GDS has modified its plans for the retail/residential plan:
On Thursday, July 9, 2015, GDS attended the monthly ANC3E meeting, where we presented updates on our campus and retail/residential planning.
On Thursday, June 11, 2015, GDS attended the monthly ANC 3E meeting where we presented an update on our campus and retail/residential planning.
On Thursday, May 15, 2015, GDS attended the monthly ANC3E meeting where we presented an update on our planning and our traffic study.
Read more and access the images we presented.
Read the minutes from the December 1 meeting with the Tenleytown community.
At the November 19 meeting with the Tenleytown, we shared an update on the early stages of our planning.
I am writing to update you on our campus planning activities, which following the exciting land purchases last June are beginning to take shape. Most noteworthy are two parallel tracks around which we are now concentrating our efforts: 1) Education Program Design and 2) Land-Use Planning.
Facilities Master Planning Committee and RFP Process Launch