Petworth used to have a post office on 9th Street. Even if the people who worked there weren’t always the nicest, it was convenient. When it closed in 2015, people wondered what was going to come next. Condos? A new business? In 2017, we found out it was going to be a youth pre-adjudication center run by the DC Courts. And now, it’s getting ready to open.Read More
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DC Superior Court is taking occupancy of the old Post Office (4211 9th Street NW) for a new youth probation and pre-adjudication center, called the Northwest Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) Drop-In Center. While there has not yet been any community outreach by the Courts about the NW BARJ, Petworth News was able to get more information on what to expect from the center, and how the community can support it.Read More
There are two main concerns expressed about DC Superior Courts taking ownership of the old Petworth post office at 4211 9th Street NW, specifically its location close to the burgeoning Upshur Street retail and restaurants, and the lack of communication with the community about the facility.Read More
Petworth used to have a convenient post office at 4211 9th Street NW. It was shut down a couple of years ago, and stories about what was to come in that place were circulating. At one time I had heard it was to be a senior services center, but now we know what’s coming to the space.Read More