Noma News

Hill Now: Water System Experts to Speak at ‘Nerds in NoMa’ Event

As locals cope with burst pipes and water main breaks, water experts will speak in NoMa tomorrow night. A panel discussion called “Water, Water Everywhere” is scheduled for Tuesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. The event hosted by the NoMa Business Improvement District will be a discussion on the rivers, tunnels and stormwater management […]

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Roll Call: A Scientist Grows Art in NoMa at Gallery NK

Tucked away amid the rowhouses of NoMA is a once run-down warehouse transformed into a clean modern contemporary art gallery. The quaint studio, Gallery NK, is the creation of Turkish born artist Nihal Kececi. With true Turkish hospitality, Kececi and her daughter Julie welcomed this reporter into their gallery with coffee, tea and desserts. There, we […]

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Washington Building Congress: Donohoe Construction Breaks Ground in NoMa

Washington, DC — Donohoe Construction has broken ground on Camden NoMa Phase II, a 15 story luxury apartment building project at 61 Pierce Street NE. The transit-oriented site is two blocks from the New York Avenue Metro station, four blocks from Union Station and nine blocks from the U.S. Capitol. The 405 unit, 492,109 square […]

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District Source: Construction Begins on 15-story NoMa Apartment Building

Donohoe Construction recently broke ground on developer Camden Property Trust‘s new 15-story luxury apartment building project in NoMa. The project–for now known unromantically as Camden NoMa Phase II–is located at 61 Pierce St. NE around the corner from the NPR building and could deliver by the first quarter of 2017. Camden NoMa Phase II will bring 405 rental units in a […]

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Hill Now: NoMa Parks Plan Shown on New Website

NoMa is growing fast but has no public parks — yet. A website launched this week shows where parks are being planned in the neighborhood and how locals can engage in the process. The NoMa Parks Foundation site shows green spaces envisioned, including Pepco Park — a two-acre plot of land owned by Pepco, north […]

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District Source: Union Market Development Gets Initial Approval at Zoning

Edens Development still has a few t’s to cross and i’s to dot before final approval of its proposed addition above Union Market in NE D.C., but Wednesday night the Zoning Commission (ZC) granted initial approval to the concept that would build an Angelika movie theater and either office or residential above Union Market. The biggest […]

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Hill Now: Hill, Navy Yard Expected to Get 5,200 New Apartments by 2018

In NoMa and on the H Street corridor, 3,414 units are expected to be under construction by Dec. 2017. An additional 13 buildings with 3,071 units are rumored, the report says. More office space is on the way, too. In the Capitol Hill/NoMa/Navy Yard area, 4.42 million square feet of office space is either under […]

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Bisnow: Pop-Up Beer Garden Proposed for NoMa

NoMa’s new REI has been searching for space to use for free classes and promotional events, Hill Now reports. And that’s spawned new interest in a stalled plan to create a pop-up community beer garden on the 8k SF vacant lot at 150 M St NE (above). Wunder Garten, brainchild of Allon Pultuskier, wife and consultant Biva […]

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Bisnow: Six Hot Retail Stores Coming to DC

What: REI is a specialty outdoor retailer catering to the area’s adventurous outdoor community, including skiers, snowboarders, cyclists, campers and climbers. Where: Uline Arena in DC’s NoMa neighborhood, 1100 3rd St NE Who: Douglas Development Details: 51k SF. It will be the company’s fifth flagship store. In addition to retail, REI will include immersive experiences […]

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PoPville: Beer Garden coming to NoMa will be called Wunder Garten, opening in April

District Cuisine found out all the details on the new temporary beer garden coming to NoMa this Spring: “Business partners, including the owner of L’Enfant Cafe in Adams Morgan, are planning a hybrid beer garden and park that will cater to guests of all ages (and will likely allow dogs as well).” They also note […]

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