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I'm about to close (next week) on my first home near 8th and Missouri NW-- just a few blocks from the Georgia Ave site. If only I knew before offering over $400k for my home that this monstrosity was planned right down the street! I've only stepped foot in Walmart maybe twice in my life (both times only to accompany a friend), I have no socio-political gripes with the company-- given recent improvements and pledged concessions. My concern is my property value and the extreme traffic mess that the project will create. The Fort Totten site is only about a mile away. Hello over saturation/cluster f@@ck! What we need at that old Chevy lot is a Metro station.

Why on earth would the DC council allow this? Someone should be protesting at thier offices every day! I certainly plan to call some old friends.

Is there anything else that can be done to block or modify the project at this late stage?

by Gigi on Jul 29, 2012 12:32 am • linkreport

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