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MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Bowser to Break Ground on Department of General Services Headquarters and Northeast Heights Redevelopment

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Tomorrow at 11:00 a.m., Mayor Bowser will hold a media availability for a groundbreaking to begin construction of phase one of the Northeast Heights community redevelopment in Ward 7. The overall redevelopment project will include the construction of mixed-use space to include retail and residential space. Phase one of the project will involve construction of a new headquarters for the Department of General Services (DGS) which is responsible for building, maintaining, and sustaining the District’s real estate portfolio. The new headquarters is a $37.2 million project expected to be substantially completed in winter 2023.  The Mayor will be joined by Ward 7 Councilmember Vincent C. Gray, representatives from Cedar Realty Trust, the Goldman Sachs Group, and members of the community.

WHO:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Ward 7 Councilmember Vincent C. Gray
Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development John Falcicchio
Department of General Services (DGS) Director Keith A. Anderson

WHEN:
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 11:00am

WHERE: 3924 Minnesota Avenue, NE (Ward 7)
*Closest Metro Station: Minnesota Avenue
*Closest Bus Routes: A31, U4, X2, X3, X9*

All reporters and other media interested in attending this event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event to watch from a safe, virtual space. To view the event online visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN). 

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