D.C. General Hospital, located in Hill East, now serves as a shelter for the homeless. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an agreement Monday launching the redevelopment of the Hill East District, with construction expected to begin next year on a project that includes additional apartments, a public village square and green space.
“Today is a big day for Reservation 13, the Hill East neighborhood, and the entire city,” Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen said in a statement. “It’s an important step toward realizing the vision for and full potential of this corner of the city, as well as finally delivering on promises made to the Hill East community.” Full story