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"New renderings have been filed for the residential redevelopment of the Friendship Center in Friendship Heights.
Federal Realty recently submitted a modification to the approved planned unit development for the Friendship Center, which houses DSW, Maggiano’s, Marshalls, and the former Nordstrom Rack space at 5333 Wisconsin Avenue NW. The documents filed with the DC Zoning Commission included new street-level and facade images of the redevelopment…"
Pretty much all infrastructure in the capital region is embarrassingly delayed and over-budget.
Here is an update on the Silver Line metro extension to Dulles Airport. Maybe it will open this year, but it probably won’t. There has been no accountability for the various delays, and frankly, it’s quite clear the people running the show are psychologically incapable of feeling shame.
The suburban Purple Line connecting the various Maryland suburbs north of DC has been a shameful boondoggle with various contractors starting and stopping work and getting removed from the project after pretending to work. Perhaps work will resume in the next year or two. I am sure costs have ballooned as well.