Here’s another angle on D.C.’s biggest move ever

Last week, we showed you how Douglas Development Corp. and its contractor, Davis Construction, moved the first of two historic structures to make way for the massive Square 450 project in Mount Vernon Square.

The gargantuan effort, moving the 880-ton New York Avenue building 34 feet, is an impressive feat. The goal is to “preserve, protect and enhance the historic built environment” in the District, said Joe Baker, a senior project manager with Davis.

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