Work is in full swing on the construction site. Underground utilities are being installed, excavation and earth-moving and the start of footings and foundation walls.
In the news
SPA has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia on multiple occasions including this one being highlighted for volunteer opportunities during National Women Build Week: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/where-we-live/wp/2016/05/05/for-mothers-day-skip-the-brunch-build-a-house/
The Phillips Collection Talks about their effort to develop Community Outreach programs in this article in the Baltimore Sun. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-museum-culture-20160203-story.html
A ground breaking ceremony was held on October 22nd at THEARC's campus to celebrate the start of the Phase 3 project. Participants included representatives for each partner who will have a home in the new building along with distinguished guests: LaRuby May (Councilwoman for Ward 8), and Mayor Muriel Bowser.
The Washington Business Journal published an article featuring the planned expansion of the THEARC campus in southeast Washington, DC through the new Phase 3 project. Read the article here: http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/breaking_ground/2015/10/wc-smith-to-embark-on-34m-expansion-of-thearc-have.html
Website and blog Congress Heights on the Rise featured and article on the planned Phase 3 project at THEARC. Read it here: http://www.congressheightsontherise.com/2015/10/thearc-is-expanding-phase-iii-to.html