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Construction begins on project at site of former D.C. convention center (Wash. Post)

Construction begins on project at site of former D.C. convention center

By Jonathan O’Connell
4/4/2011
Washington Post

"Development of 10 acres of land that the District freed up when it demolished its original convention center was supposed to mark a major step in drawing residents and shops into the city to rejuvenate downtown.


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That was 15 years ago. As the project gets underway, CityCenterDC will in many ways cap off the effort to revive downtown Washington rather than initiate it.

On Monday, Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) and members of the D.C. Council gathered to celebrate the start of construction at the site, currently part of a parking lot bounded by New York Avenue and H Street NW to the north and south, and Ninth and 11th streets to the east and west...."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/...FgC_story.html
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