Connecticut Avenue, by the National Zoo

Connecticut Avenue, by the National Zoo

After much debate and study, the District has fully revised its zoning codes for the first time since 1958. The term “zoning” puts many to sleep, but in fact these rules address hot-button issues: adding floors to row-houses, renting out English basements, and parking minimums for new apartment buildings. We consider how the regulations will affect local neighborhoods, and how they compare to nearby jurisdictions.

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  • Roger Lewis Architect; Columnist, "Shaping the City," Washington Post; and Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland College Park
  • Cheryl Cort Policy Director, Coalition For Smarter Growth
  • Martin Austermuhle Producer / Reporter, WAMU.org

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