Amazing! The DC Zoning Commission has hit a new record in approving a Planned Unit Development in a mere 26 minutes (video)!
A twenty-six minute review of a 11-story behemoth in the middle of the historic Shaw neighborhood, despite the precedent setting victory at the highest Court in the District regarding the landmarked McMillan Park showing that the Commission must consider adverse impacts from any major project they are considering.
— realityDC (@dc4reality) May 8, 2017
A record project approval in the face of the people calling out Zoning Commission attorneys for their disregard of fundamental planning impacts like displacement.
Doesn’t matter! The Zoning Commission goes hard and rubberstamps an 11-story Planned Unit Development in the middle of the historic Shaw neighborhood in record time.
Things may be looking up though — the Office of the Attorney General is seeking to hire a land use attorney!