Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

It's Ladies Night at 5th Street Ace: Sunday, February 11

Join hundreds of neighbors and friends on Sunday, February 11 from 6-8pm as the MVT CID teams with 5th Street Ace Hardware, located at 1055 5th Street NW, for one of the most popular events of the year.

Now in its seventh year, “Ladies Night” empowers women and teaches basic “do-it-yourself” (DIY) project skills...

MVT CID Safety Council Marks One-Year Anniversary with Positive Results

Consistent with our clean and safe mission, the MVT CID launched the Safety Council in January 2017 in response to concerns expressed regarding safety and security within the Mount Vernon Triangle community. Crafted as a partnership among area property managers and retailers, Federal and local officials, and the MVT CID, the Safety Council was designed to...

AAMC & MVT CID Convene Homelessness Roundtable

All of our neighbors deserve a clean, safe place to call home. That’s why on Tuesday, January 23, the MVT CID and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) hosted a breakfast dialogue on the topic of homelessness within our community and across the District. The meeting provided a platform to discuss the MVT CID’s procedures for addressing homelessness, and how residents, retailers, the faith-based community,...

MVT in the News

Whether it’s cranes in the sky or articles in the news, markers indicating the momentum building in Mount Vernon Triangle are evident. Since the last issue of Triangle Times, we’ve been featured in the media for our thoughtful and appealing residential building architecture, our attractiveness as a location for boutique hospitality investment, and our growing number of quality retail options that contribute to the neighborhood’s fast-...

MVT Open Space Study Continues Positive Momentum

In last month's Triangle Times, we announced the launch of a planning effort to define and meet the neighborhood’s green and open space requirements, and create a strategy to preserve and add green, open and public-use spaces to our community. Here's a quick progress update on our accomplishments since that message, what's going to happen next, and how you can stay...

Welcome D.C. Bar!

Evidence of MVT CID’s appeal for new office headquarters will be on display when D.C. Bar commences occupancy in its newly constructed home at 901 4th Street NW starting Monday, February 12. The addition of D.C. Bar represents the latest major legal, association or corporate organization that has relocated to the Mount Vernon Triangle area since 2007, and adds to our sidewalks an additional 130 employees plus...

MVT CID Launches Park & Open Space Study

In response to past neighborhood perception surveys and significant additional public input suggesting that the preservation and addition of green, open and public-use spaces are top priorities for our community, the MVT CID has engaged a third-party consulting team to facilitate a strategic planning effort to define and meet the neighborhood’s green and open space...

It's Ladies Night at 5th Street Ace on Sunday, February 11

Join hundreds of neighbors and friends on Sunday, February 11—from 6-8pm after store closing—as the MVT CID teams up with 5th Street Ace Hardware for one of the most popular events of the year. Each year, 5th Street Ace hosts "Ladies Night" to empower women and teach basic "do-it-yourself" (DIY) projects for their homes. During the event, guests receive 20% off all regular-priced...

MVT CID Clean Team Member Featured on ABC 7 News

In 2017, we profiled Clean Team member Steve Powell’s transition from homelessness to homeownership through the combination of his own hard work, help from Central Union Mission and Habitat for Humanity, a grant from DC’s Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD), and his employment...

Welcome Kelsi Oliver!

Staff headcount at the MVT CID increased by one in December when Kelsi Oliver joined the team to further enhance our growing community’s brand, communications and stakeholder engagement efforts. As Marketing, Communications and Events Manager, Kelsi will lead all external communications, event planning and execution, marketing material production, digital communications and stakeholder engagement.

Kelsi previously managed digital and...

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