Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

MVT Featured in UrbanTurf Profile

On April 13, UrbanTurf—a popular local blog covering DC's real estate scene—featured a profile of Mount Vernon Triangle as told through the lens of the neighborhood's rich history, current development dynamics, and equally bright future. The article also highlights efforts underway to identify opportunities for more green and open space amenities through the MVT Open Space Study.

Mentioned in the article were a number of residential, retail, mission-focused and faith-based...

National Building Museum Gets Snarky this Summer

The National Building Museum has done it again, blending the disciplines of architecture, engineering and design to bring us "Fun House," the 2018 Summer Block Party exhibition for the Museum's Great Hall.

Designed by Snarkitecture, the same group that covered the Great Hall with nearly one million recyclable translucent plastic balls in 2015 as part of "The BEACH" installation, "Fun House" conveys the colorful 10-year story of...

Vote Early. Vote Often. Vote Shouk!

Just because it's "plant-based" doesn’t mean that it's "no taste." Shouk taught us that.

Already awarded the "Fast Casual Restaurant of the Year" award by Eater DC in 2016 and the Express by The Washington Post in 2017, MVT's own succulent vegan restaurant of choice has now been nominated...

Celebrate Earth Day 2018 with 5th Street Ace: Sunday, 4/22!

The flowers are blooming and that’s always a perfect time to reconnect with the planet as we celebrate Earth Day.

On Sunday, April 22 from Noon until 4pm, 5th Street Ace Hardware will once again celebrate Earth Day by providing terrific tips too make our world a little greener at its annual Garden Party featuring free workshops on seed starting, terrarium design and...

Neighborhood Perception Survey Results are In!

The MVT CID thanks the 722 residents, office workers, retailers and patrons who participated in the Neighborhood Perception Survey covering calendar year 2017. Survey participation, which was 30-percent higher than the previous record-breaking mark of 555 responses set in 2016, provides the MVT CID with valuable insights regarding stakeholder preferences and feedback as we continue our work to make Mount Vernon Triangle the “destination of choice” for anyone looking to live, work, do...

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

Join hundreds of neighbors and friends on Sunday, February 11 from 6-8pm as the MVT CID teams with 5th Street Ace Hardware, located at 1055 5th Street NW, for one of the most popular events of the year.

Now in its seventh year, “Ladies Night” empowers women and teaches basic “do-it-yourself” (DIY) project skills...

MVT CID Safety Council Marks One-Year Anniversary with Positive Results

Consistent with our clean and safe mission, the MVT CID launched the Safety Council in January 2017 in response to concerns expressed regarding safety and security within the Mount Vernon Triangle community. Crafted as a partnership among area property managers and retailers, Federal and local officials, and the MVT CID, the Safety Council was designed to...

AAMC & MVT CID Convene Homelessness Roundtable

All of our neighbors deserve a clean, safe place to call home. That’s why on Tuesday, January 23, the MVT CID and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) hosted a breakfast dialogue on the topic of homelessness within our community and across the District. The meeting provided a platform to discuss the MVT CID’s procedures for addressing homelessness, and how residents, retailers, the faith-based community,...

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...

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