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"Changes to The Height Act: Shaping Washington, DC, for the Future, Part II"  
 
Height Master Plan, Phase 3
Special Commission Meeting, November 19   
Presentation by Lucy Kempf, NCPC Senior Planner 
 
Public Testimony 
 
Commission Deliberation 
 
Height Master Plan Public Hearing, October 30  
 
Commission Meeting, September 12 
 
Public Information Session, September 25

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Draft local interest findings and recommendations
Presented by Harriet Tregoning, Director of DC Office of Planning

Draft federal interest findings and conclusions
Presented by Lucy Kempf, NCPC Senior Planner
   

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Height Master Plan, Phase 2 Public Meeting Series
Meeting 1: Saturday, August 3
Tenley-Friendship Library
 
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Meeting 2: Tuesday, August 6
Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library
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Meeting 3: Wednesday, August 7
Mt. Pleasant Library
 
Meeting 4: Saturday, August 10
Catholic University, Crough Center
 
Meeting 5: Tuesday, August 13
DC Office of Planning
 
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NCPC Height Master Plan Work Session (July 24, 2013)
Presentations on the results of the visual modeling study and economic feasibility analysis.
Complete audio of NCPC work session on the Height Master Plan (2 hours)

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Overview, Lucy Kempf, NCPC Urban Planner and Height Master Plan project manager (4:42)

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District Office of Planning’s Economic Feasibility Analysis, Harriet Tregoning, DCOP Director (18:46)

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District Office of Planning’s Modeling Study, SOM Consultant team members (38:13)

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Work session discussion by members and guests of the National Capital Planning Commission (51:15)

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General Height Master Plan Resources
Commission Presentation: Update of Congressionally Requested Height Master Plan Study (July 11, 2013)  
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Height Master Plan Overview Video (June 27, 2013)  
 
Commission Presentation: Overview of Congressionally Requested Height Master Plan Study (March 7, 2013)  
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HeighteneDConverstations: Impacts of Building Heights in Capital Cities (March 5, 2013)  
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HeighteneDConversations Live Chat (March 5, 2013)  
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Congressional Hearing: "Changes to the Height Act: Shaping Washington, D.C., For the Future." U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (July 19, 2012)  
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General Height Act Resources
Myth Buster: Washington Building Heights
(November 1, 2010)
 
 
Larry Beasley on Heights (May 18, 2010)  
 
Larry Beasley "Density and the Form of the City in the 21st Century - Centennial of the 1910 Height Act”
(May 18, 2010)

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Witold Rybczynski "The Historical Context of Height Limits and the Future of the Washington Skyline"
(May 13, 2008)

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