The District of Columbia Department of General Services (DGS) has determined that the John Mercer Langston School building, at 43 P Street, N.W., and the John F. Cook School Building, at 30 P Street, N.W., are surplus District properties. Accordingly, DGS will be holding a public hearing on Thursday, January 12, 2012, at 6:30 p.m., … More Public Hearing on Disposition of Cook and Langston Schools
Washington City Paper Housing Complex reporter Lydia DePillis has produced her “2011 Plexies Awards” for “for noteworthy developments in, well, development.” One of Lydia’s categories is: “NIMBY Travesty of the Year.” And what event in 2011 captured the title of NIMBY Travesty of the Year? Read below: Last year, Youthbuild Public Charter School and the … More City Paper calls Cook School “NIMBY Travesty of 2011”
Keeping up with Washington City Paper Housing Complex reporter Lydia DePillis is a full-time job! See her latest Housing Complex post on the futures of the Langston and JF Cook Schools. I have copied in the first few paragraphs. Click on the article link to read the entire post. Might the Langston and JF Cook … More CityPaper: Might Langston, JF Cook Schools get surplussed?
From Bradley Thomas, ANC-5C01 Friends and Neighbors: Please see the attached notice I recently received from the Department of General Services regarding a public hearing on the surplus status of Langston and Cook Schools. Please plan to attend on January 12, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. This is exactly the input we were denied the first … More Public Hearing on the surplus status of Langston and Cook Schools
See this short-and-sweet report by Washington City Paper Housing Complex reporter Lydia DePillis on YouthBuild Public Charter School’s recent Request for Expressions of Interest (REI) for a partner to develop the upper floors of the JF Cook School. So are Bates area residents the bad guys here? What do you think? No Movement on the … More “nobody responded to YouthBuild’s REI”
Recall that the Request for Information (RFI) from YouthBuild Public Charter School for the redevelopment of the JF Cook School had a deadline of one week ago today – Monday, August 29, 2011 — for responses to its RFI. As a brief refresher, here is the calendar of events in PDF from the YouthBuild RFI … More Who responded to YouthBuild’s RFI?
With Latin American Youth Center Booted from J.F. Cook School, Youthbuild Seeks New Partner Posted by Lydia DePillis on Aug. 15, 2011 at 8:01 am What could have been, at the J.F. Cook School. (Weincek and Associates) In the end, after all the protesting and petitioning and lobbying of city officials, it appears that the … More City Paper reports on BACA’s post on JF Cook
If I’m reading this right it looks like Youth Build is starting over in its plan to develop the Cook School WITHOUT LAYC and the housing component of the project. See the attached document that ANC Commissioner Thomas send around, and below is an exerpt: YouthBuild Public Charter School (YBPCS) is seeking a development partner … More JF Cook School Building Update
Today, July 21 at 1pm, there will be a tour of the J.F. Cook School with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education and Department of Real Estate Services. Please see the original posting for more details. -Mike
OPEN TOUR OF COOK SCHOOL BUILDING Thursday, July 21, 2011 @ 1:00 p.m. The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education and Department of Real Estate Services invite you to join us for a walk-thru of the former JF Cook Elementary School Building, located at 30 P St NW. Our offices, in partnership with ANC … More Open Tour of Cook School Building