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The week in vaguely real-estate-related events. Got one to share? Drop me a line: ldepillis@washingtoncitypaper.com.


10:45 a.m. – Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Summit at St. Martin’s with Councilmembers Harry Thomas and Michael Brown, Catholic Charities brass.

12:30 p.m. – Cy Paumier lays out ideas for D.C.’s center city public realm. National Building Museum.

6:00 – Salon with McMillan Sand Filtration Plant landscape architect Warren Byrd. Big Bear Cafe, 1st and R Streets NW.

6:30 p.m. – Zoning Commission hearing on revised rules for mixed-use zones and setbacks. 441 4th Street NW.


9:30 a.m. – D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute forum: Who is Low Income in D.C.? 821 1st Street NE.

10:00 a.m. – Press conference for completion of MuralsDC 2010. Bruce Monroe Community Park.

noon – George Chipovsky, prospective purchaser of the United Medical Center, presents before the Anacostia Coordinating Council. Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Place, SE.

12:30 p.m. – Lecture on post-disaster housing solutions. National Building Museum.

1:00 p.m. – Board of Zoning Adjustment appeal by Ward 5 Improvement Association of nightclub at 2127 Queens Chapel Road, N.E.

6:00 p.m. – American Planning Association – National Capital Area Chapter Awards. 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.


8:30 a.m. – Community Broadband Summit with the Office of the Chief Technology Officer. Deanwood Recreation Center, 1350 49th Street NE.

10:00 a.m. – Council Committee on Housing and Workforce Development hearing on the “Increase in Housing Affordability Act of 2010,” which would set requirements for the percentage of public funding that must be earmarked for people making certain levels of the area median income. Wilson Building, room 412.

1:00 p.m. – Council Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs roundtable on deployment of smart meters. Wilson Building, room 500.

7:00 p.m. – Georgia Avenue Task Force meeting. Parkview Recreation Center at the corner of Otis and Warder.


6:30 p.m. – Oregon Avenue Environmental Assessment public scoping meeting. Chevy Chase Community Center 5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW.



9:00 a.m. – Second McMillan Sand Filtration Plant community planning session. St. Martin’s Church, North Capitol and T Streets NW. The session has been rescheduled for November 6th.

9:00 a.m. – Anacostia Coordinating Council and Sierra Club hold community forum on “How Do We Create Vibrant, Sustainable
East of the River Communities?” THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Avenue SE.