What do you get when you take a vacant storefront, mix in some local artists, pick a limited span of time, and open your doors? A "Temporium"! It's a new initiative by D.C.'s Office of Planning, to temporarily repurpose empty or under-utilized spaces to attract more people -- and, ideally, retailers -- to a neighborhood. A spot in Mount Pleasant is one of the first to be awarded a Temporium grant, and Jonna McKone paid a visit to this "visiting" shop.
[Music: "For Now" by Various Artists from Karaoke: Avenue Q]
Plans by George Washington University to renovate the Corcoran Gallery of Art may be thrown for a loop after D.C.'s historic preservation board designated much of the interior of the building as a historic landmark.
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