Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

MVT in the News

Whether it’s cranes in the sky or articles in the news, markers indicating the momentum building in Mount Vernon Triangle are evident. Since the last issue of Triangle Times, we’ve been featured in the media for our thoughtful and appealing residential building architecture, our attractiveness as a location for boutique hospitality investment, and our growing number of quality retail options that contribute to the neighborhood’s fast-...

MVT Open Space Study Continues Positive Momentum

In last month's Triangle Times, we announced the launch of a planning effort to define and meet the neighborhood’s green and open space requirements, and create a strategy to preserve and add green, open and public-use spaces to our community. Here's a quick progress update on our accomplishments since that message, what's going to happen next, and how you can stay...

Welcome D.C. Bar!

Evidence of MVT CID’s appeal for new office headquarters will be on display when D.C. Bar commences occupancy in its newly constructed home at 901 4th Street NW starting Monday, February 12. The addition of D.C. Bar represents the latest major legal, association or corporate organization that has relocated to the Mount Vernon Triangle area since 2007, and adds to our sidewalks an additional 130 employees plus...

MVT CID Launches Park & Open Space Study

In response to past neighborhood perception surveys and significant additional public input suggesting that the preservation and addition of green, open and public-use spaces are top priorities for our community, the MVT CID has engaged a third-party consulting team to facilitate a strategic planning effort to define and meet the neighborhood’s green and open space...

It's Ladies Night at 5th Street Ace on Sunday, February 11

Join hundreds of neighbors and friends on Sunday, February 11—from 6-8pm after store closing—as the MVT CID teams up with 5th Street Ace Hardware for one of the most popular events of the year. Each year, 5th Street Ace hosts "Ladies Night" to empower women and teach basic "do-it-yourself" (DIY) projects for their homes. During the event, guests receive 20% off all regular-priced...

MVT CID Clean Team Member Featured on ABC 7 News

In 2017, we profiled Clean Team member Steve Powell’s transition from homelessness to homeownership through the combination of his own hard work, help from Central Union Mission and Habitat for Humanity, a grant from DC’s Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD), and his employment...

MVT CID Promotes its Destination Appeal at WDCEP Annual Meeting

The MVT CID team joined hundreds of entrepreneurs and start-ups, real estate brokers, service providers and local “makers” at the Washington DC Economic Partnership’s Annual Meeting + ECON Showcase in December to promote our neighborhood’s growing brand as a “destination of choice” for anyone looking to live,...

Santa Returns to Mount Vernon Triangle

On a snowy Saturday, December 9, Santa once again returned to MVT to take a few last minute gift requests and pose for photos with dozens of children, adults and pets. Residents and visitors stopped for a visit with Santa and hot chocolate from Le Pain Quotidian along with other snacks.

All kids who took a photo with Santa also received an age-appropriate book courtesy of ANC...

New Gator Utility Vehicle Takes Chomp Out of Winter

District residents all know that the next “Snowmageddon” or “Snowpocalypse” can hit when least expected. But with the MVT CID’s investment in a new John Deere utility vehicle, our Clean Team now benefits from more industrial-strength support for multiple winter-weather jobs including street/sidewalk salting and snow removal.

Also known as a “Gator,” the vehicle will complement our existing Clean Team truck by providing greater capacity to transport landscaping...

Neighborhood Perception Survey Now Live!

Help us understand how the MVT CID can better serve your needs and interests, and take a few minutes to share your feedback in the Neighborhood Perception Survey covering the 2017 calendar year. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete and your responses will help to improve the quality of the programs and service offerings provided by the MVT CID. What’s more,...

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