October 6, 2011
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Information Presentation: Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial
(File number 6694)
The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) received an informational briefing from the Eisenhower Memorial Commission on the status of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. Project architect Frank Gehry presented several changes made to the project since the Commission reviewed concept designs in February. The Eisenhower Commission currently anticipates submitting preliminary designs, the next step in the review process, in late 2011.
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The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) provided comments on the First Stage Planned Unit Development (PUD) and related map amendment that will redevelop the entire Southwest Waterfront into a mixed-use development along Maine Avenue, SW. This development will cover 26.6 acres and consist of 3.165 million square feet of development; has a maximum height of 130 feet; includes 15 acres of parks, public spaces and publicly-accessible marinas and transportation elements such as streetcar tracks, roadway improvements and bicycle amenities. The related map amendment will allow for the development to be constructed using the C-3-C, R-5-B and W-1 zoning districts.
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Consent Calendar: The Commission voted on Consent Calendar items without staff presentations or public testimony.
Delegated Decisions: Projects for which the Commission delegated decision-making authority to the Chairman, Executive Committee, or Executive Director.