Wednesday, October 12, 2016

DC project frustrates Civil War buffs

More than a decade ago, Emory United Methodist Church in the District of Columbia first floated the idea of rebuilding the aging house of worship and adding a multipurpose building. The rear of the church faces Fort Stevens, the only Civil War battlefield in the nation's capital. That fact prompted a fierce fight over the project that only ended last week, when church and city officials joined to break ground on the $42.5 million facility that will include 99 units of affordable housing. • Article

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