City Paper: NoMa Underpass to Become Never-Ending Rainstorm

Over the past six months, representatives of NoMa have contemplated whether they should turn one of their neighborhood’s grimy underpasses into a silent movie theater. Or a giant optical illusion. Or a sign-language classroom. Finally, they’ve settled on their first answer: a never-ending rainstorm. Read more.

NEW YORK – Julian Hunt went to see the High Line Park in New York City’s West Side before it was even open.

Hunt, a D.C. architect, made the trip as part of a painstaking labor of love. For the better part of a decade, he has been attempting to convert a series of abandoned concrete tunnels beneath Dupont Circle, where streetcars once rumbled, into a menagerie of art galleries, performance space, cafes and exhibitions.


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