Zoning Revision
Library-Janney PPP
Other Issues

On October 8, 2007, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development provided members of the Tenleytown and Friendship Heights communities with a draft Solicitation of Offers for the development of the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library/Janney Elementary School site.  Two weeks were provided for preparation of comments, and on October 31, Friendship Neighborhood Association submitted a Resolution commenting on the draft Solicitation.

Resolution of Friendship Neighborhood Association Regarding ODMPED's Draft RFP for the Development of the Tenley-Friendship Library/Janney School

FNA Resolution on Tenley-Friendship Library Janney PPP Oct 21 2007 (pdf)

After developers presented their proposals and members of the Tenleytown and Friendship Heights communities submitted comments to the ODMPED, FNA submitted comments to the Advisory Neighborhood Commission.

FNA Statement to ANC on Tenley-Friendship Library PPP June 3 2008  (pdf)

Additional information and documents are available on the ANC 3E web-site, www.anc3e.org.

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood library was held on September 23, 2009.  Construction of the new library has begun and it is anticipated that the library will open in December 2010.

Additional information is available on DC Public Library’s Tenley-Friendship Library Construction Update Page.

Information about other DCPL construction projects and links to live web-cams is also available on the DCPL web-site:  DC Public Library Construction Updates

The District of Columbia Public Library Capital Construction Report dated September 23, 2009 briefly describes the status of the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library construction and other DCPL construction projects.

Plans are being developed for the Janney Elementary School Addition and Modernization Project.  The most recent plans are available on the Janney School site (20 MB pdf)