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Dupont Underground in the Media

May 16th, 2016


May 16,2016

“Thousands of Balls Become Underground Art Exhibit” – VOAnews

May 13. 2016

“Over-Underground: ‘Raise/Raze’ at Dupont Underground, Reviewed” – Washington City Paper

May 10, 2016

“Art Dives Underground in Downtown D.C.” – Bmoreart

May 6, 2016

“Saint-Nazaire : quand l’alvéole 14 de la base sous-marine inspire les Américains” – Agence France Presse – France3 Info

May 5.2016

“Underneath Dupont Circle: a playground for democracy” – Washington Post

May 1, 2016

Raise/Raze opening  in the media: CBSABCWashington Post

April 22, 2016

Dupont Underground on the Kojo Nnamdi blog.

April 1, 2016  

WTOP: Dupont Underground: Abandoned tunnel turns destination for art fans


March 23, 2016 

Washington Post: Dupont Underground is using the ‘Beach’ balls to create a life-size Lego world

March 22, 2016
D.C.’s Art Gallery in an Abandoned Streetcar Tunnel Will Finally Open

March 22, 2016
Play ball! Get a glimpse of Hou de Sousa’s winning Re-Ball! installation design

March 21, 2016
Architect Magazine: 
New York’s Hou de Sousa to Bring Life-Size Ball-Blocks to Dupont Underground

February 26, 2016
 Tunnels below Dupont Circle could soon be home to art exhibit

January 25, 2016
 DC’s Forgotten Tunnels to Host Art Project Featuring 650,000 Plastic Balls

January 23, 2016
USA Today:
 DC’s Hidden Tunnels to Become Underground Art Space

January 5, 2016
Fox 5 DC:
 Design Competition to Transform Plastic Balls Into Art at Dupont Underground Space

December 31, 2015
Washington Post:
 These Are the Most Exciting Museum Happenings in 2016

December 16, 2015
 ​#TOP15 Local trend stories of 2015

November 20, 2015
 ​Student Exposure: Dupont Underground (video)

November 6, 2015
Brightest Young Things:
 ​Hidden in Plain Sight: The Dupont Underground

September 11, 2015
NPR/All Things Considered:
 ​Doomsday for the Dunes of Plastic Balls: the End Comes for ‘The Beach’

September 8, 2015
 ​Boxes of “Beach” Balls Travel Across D.C.

August 31, 2015
 ​An Abandoned Trolley Station Is Slowly Becoming Washington, D.C.’s Newest Arts Space

July 31, 2015
Washington Business Journal:
 ​Dupont Underground Opening Nears; Group Unveils Hotel Partnership

July 27, 2015
Voice of America:
 Underground Streetcar Station in Washington, DC, to Become Arts Venue (video)

July 9, 2015
CBS News:
 D.C. to Turn Transportation Past Into Pop-Culture Hub (video)

June 30, 2015
Washington Post:
 Dupont Underground Gets Life Above Ground

June 14, 2015
Post TV:
 It Takes a Village to Demolish an Underground Food Court (video)

June 7, 2015
Washington Post:
 Subterranean Homesick Blues: The Story of Dupont’s Streetcar Tunnel

May 22, 2015
BBC News:
 Washington Artists Hope to Turn Tunnels Into a Gallery (video)

May 18, 2015
Smithsonian Magazine:
 A Long-Forgotten, Underground Tunnel in D.C. Is Finally Getting Some Fresh Air

April 12, 2015
CCTV America:
 Washington’s Hidden Underground Station (video)

March 20, 2015
 Before Metro, Washington Had Underground Trolleys

January 18, 2015
A Daily Dose of Architecture:
 Going Underground in D.C.

January 12, 2015
PBS Digital Studios:
 The Forgotten Space Below Dupont Circle (video)

January 12, 2015
 D.C.’s Newest Development: A Tour of the Dupont Underground (incl. audio)

January 9, 2015
 Dupont Underground’s Braulio Agnese Takes Us Underneath Dupont Circle (podcast)

January 9, 2015
 Nonprofit Group ACDU Seeks to Transform Abandoned D.C. Trolley Station

December 24, 2014
Dupont Current:
 Group Wins Five-Year Lease for Dupont Underground

December 16, 2014
Washington Post:
 Arts Group Signs Lease to Revamp Abandoned Dupont Circle Trolley Station

December 16, 2014
Washington Post:
 Arts Group to Revive Streetcar Tunnels Beneath Dupont Circle

December 16, 2014
 Arts Group Signs Lease to Reopen Dupont Underground

November 25, 2014
Washington Post:
 As D.C. Embraces Its Industrial Past, New York’s High Line Park Shows the Way

November 14, 2014
 The Future of the Dupont Underground (video)

November 12, 2014
Washington City Paper:
 Underground Economy