Friday, July 10, 2009
Shaw Neighbors Work to Remove Billboard Blight
Shaw residents have been working to get the city to require the removal of billboards located at the intersection of New Jersey Avenue and P Street, Northwest. According to a posting to the neighborhood Yahoo! list serve, "This has been an issue for decades and the residents have never been able to get the government to move on the issue, despite the billboards being illegal, with various DC Code, Zoning, and Property Tax irregularities or violations." You can help the movement to bring down the billboards by signing the petition, which available at an informative website set up for the issue, http://shawbillboardblight.org/.