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Gas Station At Edge of Georgetown Demolished, Making Way for Eastbanc Development

by Nena Perry-Brown

Gas Station At Edge of Georgetown Demolished, Making Way for Eastbanc Development: Figure 1
Rendering of the planned development at 2715 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

After years of contentious debate and a cumbersome approval process, the former Valero gas station at Pennsylvania Avenue and M Street NW has come down to make way for a new residential project. 

As reported by Georgetown Metropolitan, over a year after Georgetown developer Eastbanc received zoning approval to redevelop the gas station at 2715 Pennsylvania Avenue NW (map), the station has been demolished.

The demolition makes way for a five-story building with eight residential units averaging 2,000 square feet each atop a restaurant with an outdoor seating area. Eduardo Souto de Moura is the architect on the project. 

News of this redevelopment counters the recent controversy over a DC law that prevents gas stations from being redeveloped for other uses; a Petworth gas station owner recently filed suit.

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/valero-gas-station-goes-vamoose-making-way-for-eastbanc-development/13564

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