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You didn’t miss an earthquake, and there is no new cross-quadrant bridge. But thanks to an act of the D.C. City Council, a small section of Georgetown is now classified as the Anacostia Waterfront. On Aug. 5, as part of the Anacostia Waterfront Corporation Act of 2004, about four blocks along Water Street NW were placed under the jurisdiction of the much-talked-about Southeast development plan. According to David King, chief of staff of D.C.’s Office of Planning, the surprising geographical designation was made “to make sure the District has a coordinated and unified voice in dealing with the federal government.” Georgetowners seem surprised that a section of their ritzy ’hood has been reappropriated. Indeed, neither Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner William Starrels nor former Citizens Association of Georgetown President Barbara Downs—who’s been helping to push hard for a park near the Key Bridge—had heard of the change. “When did that happen?” asks Downs. —Mike Kanin