Monday, February 19, 2007

A Thwarted Renaissance Near the Convention Center -

"Yet, even as a smattering of businesses have opened on Ninth Street and two hotels and hundreds of apartments are on the drawing board, the seven-block stretch between Massachusetts and Rhode Island avenues remains largely defined by desolate sidewalks, ramshackle lots and three dozen vacant buildings."
By Paul Schwartzman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, February 19, 2007; Page B01