Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Giant Progress

For those who haven't been at 9th and O, Drew Porterfield snapped this photo this week.  The Giant is now demolished.  Work continues in preparation for excavation

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

CityMarket at O is ON!

It's official..CityMarket at O is going full steam ahead.
Join us for the celebration of construction start.

When:  Friday, November 18 at 10 am

Where:  The "Old Giant" Parking Lot, 7th and O

Join Mayor Gray, Congresswoman Norton, Acting FHA Commissioner Carol Galante, Council Chairman Kwame Brown and Councilmember Jack Evans take the first steps to the transformation for Giant.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Construction Kickoff

The transformation begins.  Join us on Friday, November 18 at 10 am under the big tent for the construct kickoff of CityMarket at O.

The District sold almost $40M in city tax increment revenue bonds this week and closing on HUD financing is scheduled for the  week of November 14.

Next step will be the demolition of the Giant and excavation of the entire 2 blocks save the historic market that being braced and readied to withstand the excavation. You can monitor the progress 24 hours a day by going to: