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Zooming in: A look at the construction projects in your Washington neighborhood

Zooming in: A look at the construction projects in your Washington neighborhood
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By Hoodline - Published on December 18, 2019.

Wondering what buildings are coming down or going up in Washington? Local building permit data can shine a light on what's under construction near you.

In the past week, the city issued 377 building permits, according to data from BuildZoom, a platform that helps homeowners and businesses with new construction and remodels.

Seven of those permits were for new construction, 13 were for demolition projects and the remainder were for repairs and renovations.

Read on for a selection of the most noteworthy new permits.

Residential Permits

New Construction

  • A permit was issued for new construction of a structure at 1323 21st St. NW.
    The work is described as: "Revising overall height of garage; changing exterior material on east and west elevation to mahogany and adding windows on the east and west elevation."
  • A permit was issued for new construction of a structure at 2653 Woodley Road NW.
  • A permit was issued for new construction of a structure at 605 M St. NE.
    The permit defines the work as: "Building a fence on a public space."
  • A permit was issued for new construction of a structure at 1200 Upshur St. NE.
    The work is described as: "Install new 4-foot wrought iron fence per plan."
  • The city issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 763 Wheeler Hill Drive SE, #763.
    The permit defines the work as: "Extending my fence in the back yard."

Demolitions, Renovations and Repairs

  • Applicant Will Teass received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 1418 Meridian Place NW.
    The permit defines the work as: "New retaining wall, fence and steps to match existing streetscape. New leadwalk from steps to building entries."
  • Contractor Historic Tours America was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 2115 Bryant St. NE.
  • The city issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 1715 N. Capitol St. NE.
  • Contractor Gustavo Frech received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 1420 N. Capitol St. NW.
  • Contractor Bc LLC was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 1114 Fifth St. NW.

This story was created automatically using local building data from BuildZoom, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing.

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