Monday, October 23, 2006

Thomas Circle Celebration! October 24th.

We've all waited patiently, and now it's time to celebrate the dedication of Thomas Circle. DDOT has a press release on it here, or you can check out the information below, provided by MidCity Business Association.

As many of you know there will be dedication events for Thomas Circle, on Tuesday, October 24th at 1:30pm. This event is to celebrate the completion of the streetscape, pedestrian access, road restoration and reopening of the circle to traffic. This project has won one of the annual Mayor's Awards for Excellence.

We are pleased to have as guest speakers Councilmember Carol Schwartz and Councilmember Jack Evans as well as DDOT Director Michelle Pourciau and Associate Regional Director for the National Park Service John Parsons and Midtown Association Executive Director Scott Pomeroy The event will take place on the stairs located in front of the National City Christian Church at 5 Thomas Circle, NW. We are also pleased to have the Senior Pastor, Dr. Stephen Gentle available to say a brief blessing.

Event: Celebration of the completion of the streetscape work and reopening of Thomas Circle
When: Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Where: National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Circle, NW (on the front steps)

Time: 1:30 pmPlease join us after the celebration at 1110 Vermont Avenue, NW to learn about the emerging Midtown neighborhood south of Thomas Circle where you will hear about the efforts of the Midtown Association, the development of 1110 Vermont Avenue and the exciting new restaurants that will be opening there, and the fabulous new public art and streetscape design and other amenities that will be featured in Midtown. We look forward to seeing you then!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I have a photo of the opening ceremony at Behold the New Circle.