The Yards Go to Washington

In some ways, the Yards, a $2 billion, 6-million-square foot development in southeastern Washington, D.C., sounds a lot like the all-too-familiar Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn. Each is being undertaken by a branch of the same company, Forest City Enterprises, but in the District of Columbia, the Washington Post reports,

Its plans call for preserving the historic buildings and turning a boilermaker shop into a retail area, creating apartments from a former carpentry building and converting an old gun mount factory into condominiums.

(Via NoLandGrab.)

- Matthew Schuerman