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Mayor to Break Ground on CityCenter Project

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WHAT/WHO: Mayor Vincent C. Gray, representatives of Hines | Archstone, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Victor L. Hoskins, D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown, Council Committee on Economic Development Chair Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr., and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans to break ground on CityCenter DC.
WHEN: Monday, April 4, 2011, 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: New York Avenue at 10th Street NW
BACKGROUND: The $700 million project is believed to be the largest downtown development currently underway in any U.S. city. Formerly the site of the District’s old convention center, CityCenter DC is a 10-acre, mixed-use development, located on a 4.5-block parcel bounded by New York Avenue, 9th, H and 11th Streets NW.
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