Is It Finally Time for DC to Increase Its Building-Height Limit?

No really, we’re having this debate again.

At her second inaugural address in January, DC mayor Muriel Bowser raised the possibility of changing the century-old law that restricts the height of buildings in the District. Could it finally be time to seriously consider it? Fans of the rule say it has played a central role in maintaining the city’s charm. Opponents, meanwhile, think it limits the amount of badly needed housing that developers can build on any given site. Here’s a closer look at their arguments.

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