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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Bethesda Court Hotel demolition update (Video+Photos)
The second stage of demolition of the Bethesda Court Hotel began yesterday on Woodmont and Wisconsin Avenues in downtown Bethesda. Exposed hotel rooms that have been rotting away in the open for months are finally being knocked to the ground. The pile of rubble resembles the moribund Montgomery County economy, at the hands of our corrupt and inept County Council. While the Council had to give away the store simply to get Marriott to slide its deck chair on the Titanic from Rock Spring down to this site, Northern Virginia is in boom times, winning all of the new corporate headquarters - and keeping the ones they've got. Heckuva job, Brownie!