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Planning Group: Some DC Buildings Could Be Taller

A planning commission is set to recommend that Congress ease more than 100-year-old restrictions on the height of buildings in Washington, but only away from downtown.


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D.C. Continues Discussion on Building Height Limits

There are strong opinions on both sides of D.C.’s skyline debate, which centers around whether to keep the city’s Heights of Buildings Act of 1910 as-is or to change it.