Monday, April 2, 2012

HPRB Approves Shipping Container Restaurant on U Street

Planned shipping
container restaurant.
The Historic Preservation Review Board has approved the Hilton brothers' plans to build a restaurant out of shipping containers on a vacant lot at 919 U Street, NW.  The Board gave its approval at a meeting on March 22, 2012.  The Board "determined the proposed conceptual design [is] consistent with the purposes of the preservation act" and it delegated final approval of the project to HPRB staff.

Read more details about the planned restaurant — and view the developer's site plan and the HPRB staff report — at this prior post.

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