Monday, August 23, 2010

Poll: Do You Support or Oppose the Lawsuit to Block the Giant Supermarket?

There's a new poll about the lawsuit to block the Giant supermarket shopping/residential project in the Cleveland Park neighborhood of Washington, DC.  The poll, which you can find here at All Life Is Local asks:

Do you support or oppose the lawsuit to block the Giant supermarket and residential/shopping complex?

The debate about the Giant continues on the Cleveland Park Listserv.  But oddly, the recent debate has been completely one-sided.  Not a single party to the lawsuit has spoken.  Since the lawsuit has been filed the anti-Giant filers have remained silent.  So let's hear from you.  What do you think about the effort by a handful of residents to try and stop the project?

If you're not up to speed on the plans to modernize the Giant, both DCist and Greater Greater Washington have good articles on what's involved.  For over ten years there's been a battle over whether or not a modern supermarket should be built at Wisconsin Avenue and Newark Street.  The Zoning Board has given the okay to the project and the only thing standing in its way is the lawsuit.  What do you think about this lawsuit?


  1. I miss G C Murphy...

    and that Giant is pretty weak

    renovation and modernization is vital for that shopping center

  2. Hopefully MENDELSON will finally get out of the way in blocking this Giant project from finally becoming reality.

    I am sure that Clark Ray will be the beneficiary of Mendelson's nonsensical, anti-community development votes/decisions.

    "Any body by Mendelson" is this year's mantra.

  3. What's wrong with a modern supermarket and a vibrant residential and commercial strip? The neighborhood needs an economic shot in the arm.

    It bugs me that a handful of people are trying to prevent what the vast majority (90 percent) want, and what the ANC and Zoning Board have approved.