A team of three development firms renovating the Thaddeus Stevens School bought the Humane Society’s headquarters to turn into a high-end office building.
The historic Stevens Elementary School, abandoned in 2008, will be restored into a school for autistic children, with a 10-story retail and office complex located next door.
The stage was set for a showdown Wednesday night between the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A, which encompasses Foggy Bottom, and Valerie Santos, the city’s Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development. The two parties have publicly disagreed for months over the fate of the Stevens School building on 22nd and L Streets, with one commissioner even testifying against Santos at a confirmation hearing last month.
This post was written by Hatchet Staff Writer Amy D’Onofrio. The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A voted at a special meeting last week to support a bid to install a boutique hotel in the historic Stevens Elementary School building on 21st and L streets NW. Three of the five commissioners present at the meeting voted to […]