NoMa’s Transformation, Courtesy of Metro

11.26.14 Washington Screen-Shot-2014-11-20-at-9.48.15-PM-187x300City Paper
What a difference 10 years and a Metro station can make.
In 2004, NoMa—at least the section of it studied in a report released this week—had no offices, no residences, no hotels, and no retail. Ten years later, there’s 3.8 million square feet of office space, 3,057 residences, 622 hotel rooms, and 183,000 square feet of retail, plus much more on the way.
What happened in the interim? In November 2004, an infill Metro station opened on the two-mile stretch between Union Station and Rhode Island Avenue.

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