The Mayor's Agent for Historic Preservation Hearing Officer conducted a two-day hearing on May 18 and June 3, 2015, an appeal of the decision of the Historic Preservation Review Board of January 29, 2015. The applicant's claim is "the demolition is consistent with the purposes of the Act and that issuance of the subdivision is necessary for the construction of a project of special merit."
The Mayor's Agent Decision and Final Order was issued on August 14, 2015. The Decision and Final Order was appealed to the DC Court of Appeals in October 2015. The appeals case remains active.