The SunTrust site sits on the corner of Columbia Road and 18th Street in Adams Morgan and features a front plaza that serves as a central meeting place in an otherwise densely-populated neighborhood. That plaza is in danger as developers and community members struggle over how to rebuild the site. Kojo is joined by local stakeholders and architect, urban planner and Washington Post columnist Roger Lewis to explore what happens when a privately-held space looks and feels public.


  • Roger Lewis Architect; Columnist, "Shaping the City," Washington Post; and Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland College Park
  • Monty Hoffman Founder & Chief Executive Officer, PN Hoffman
  • Billy Simpson Commissioner, ANC1C

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