High-rises replace parking lots in Mount Vernon Triangle
By Lori Aratani
April 8, 2012
"For years, the neighborhood now named Mount Vernon Triangle was known for cheap parking and unsavory business enterprises.
Though strategically located with easy access to a highway and within walking distance of three Metro stops, the neighborhood has had its share of problems with drug dealing and prostitution.
(By Laris Karklis/The Washington Post/The Washington Post) - A map of the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood in Washington D.C.
“For a long time, this was a forgotten part of D.C.,” said Guy T. Steuart III, senior vice president of Steuart Investment, whose family once ran a Ford dealership on New York Avenue between Fifth and Sixth streets and owns several parcels in the neighborhood..."