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Hillcrest: DC's Not-So-Secret Neighborhood
Blog 15 hours ago
Hillcrest: DC's Not-So-Secret Neighborhood
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf has profiled more than 50 neighborhoods in the DC area. We are now revisiting each of those neighborhoods to update our profiles and see...

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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
Blog 17 hours ago
UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf Listings is a premium property listings service that showcases some of the most appealing for-sale homes from across the DC metropolitan...

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DC's Shortcomings as a Deaf City
Blog 20 hours ago
DC's Shortcomings as a Deaf City
Source Urban Turf

Gallaudet University's presence in DC since the 19th century has earned the District a reputation as being a “deaf city”. However, a recent...

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Thursday's Must Reads
Blog 21 hours ago
Thursday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Amid housing crisis, London looks to confront glut of absentee owners. — (W. Booth/K. Adam/WaPo) DC Council considering “transit” benefits for...

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From 3.7 to 4.7 Years: The Lengthening Breakeven Horizon for DC Homeowners
Blog 1 day ago
From 3.7 to 4.7 Years: The Lengthening Breakeven Horizon for DC Homeowners
Source Urban Turf

The amount of time that it is taking DC-area homeowners to break even on their purchase continues to increase. A new report from Zillow shows that,...

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The Difference That Seven Years Makes in the Demographics of DC
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The Difference That Seven Years Makes in the Demographics of DC
Source Urban Turf

In light of data from the American Community Survey being released last week, UrbanTurf is taking a series of looks at how the demographics of the...

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290 Apartments Atop Retail: New Proposal for Downtown Bethesda on the Boards
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290 Apartments Atop Retail: New Proposal for Downtown Bethesda on the Boards
Source Urban Turf

Months after a new zoning plan was approved for the downtown Bethesda area, another developer is putting forth redevelopment plans. As first...

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Wednesday's Must Reads
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Wednesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Owners of Friendship Heights office building look to deliver 100 condos next door. — (B. Rodgers/Bethesda Mag) Start-up fronts aspiring Seattle...

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What Just Under $2 Million Buys in the DC Area
Blog 2 days ago
What Just Under $2 Million Buys in the DC Area
Source Urban Turf

In this week's installment of What X Buys UrbanTurf takes a look at some homes in the DC area for buyers with a budget just south of $2 million. A...

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10-Unit Development in Hill East Will Move Forward By End of Year
Blog 2 days ago
10-Unit Development in Hill East Will Move Forward By End of Year
Source Urban Turf

Two years after facing opposition from neighbors and the zoning board, the residences above La Lomita restaurant in Hill East are moving forward....

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150+ Reasons to Visit Anacostia
Blog 2 days ago
150+ Reasons to Visit Anacostia
Source Urban Turf

You may think you know Anacostia, but how much do you really know about this energetic, evolving, hotbed of art, entrepreneurs and new business? If...

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New Images and a Progress Update for DC's 11th Street Bridge Park
Blog 2 days ago
New Images and a Progress Update for DC's 11th Street Bridge Park
Source Urban Turf

Nearly three years after the design team was selected, nonprofit Building Bridges Across the River (BBAR) continues moving forward with plans for...

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Tuesday's Must Reads
Blog 2 days ago
Tuesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

First looks at the plans for — and potential problems with — the Georgetown Wawa. — (R. Cooper/WBJ) Inventory is indeed tight — but there is also a...

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Tour the Final Residences Released at NoMa's Pullman Place on Wednesday
Blog 3 days ago
Tour the Final Residences Released at NoMa's Pullman Place on Wednesday
Source Urban Turf

Pullman Place, NoMa's newest residential development of 42 well-appointed condominiums, has just announced its Final Phase Release with over 80% of...

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Experts Weigh In on What an Amazon Headquarters Would Mean For DC Area Housing Market
Blog 3 days ago
Experts Weigh In on What an Amazon Headquarters Would Mean For DC Area Housing Market
Source Urban Turf

In the wake of Amazon's announcement that it is searching for a second headquarters location, a number of cities — including the District — are...

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Under Contract: Four Days to 44 Days
Blog 3 days ago
Under Contract: Four Days to 44 Days
Source Urban Turf

This installment of Under Contract takes a look back at three recently-featured listings, two that sold within a week and another that found a...

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Monday's Must Reads
Blog 3 days ago
Monday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Ballooning design costs sink plans for billionaire Barry Diller's performance pier in the Hudson. — (C. Bagli/NYT) Theoretically, 60 percent of US...

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The Most Interesting DC Housing Data From the American Community Survey
Blog 6 days ago
The Most Interesting DC Housing Data From the American Community Survey
Source Urban Turf

Yesterday, the Census Bureau released the most recent data from the annual American Community Survey (ACS), so we decided to pull out some of the...

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Best New Listings: A Beautiful Garden in Shaw; A New House in an Old Town
Blog 6 days ago
Best New Listings: A Beautiful Garden in Shaw; A New House in an Old Town
Source Urban Turf

This week's Best New Listings range from a Shaw rowhouse with a beautiful backyard and garden to a completely restored Old Town home built in 1870....

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Friday's Must Reads
Blog 6 days ago
Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Jeff Black: from producing restaurants to partnering in Maryland medical marijuana business. — (J. Sidman/Washingtonian) Not a car seat, but a man...

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McMillan Reservoir Development Gets the Zoning Green Light—Again
Blog 1 week ago
McMillan Reservoir Development Gets the Zoning Green Light—Again
Source Urban Turf

In December, the DC Court of Appeals halted the previously-approved McMillan Reservoir redevelopment, remanding it back to the Zoning Commission ...

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Another Delay for 112-Unit Georgia Avenue Development
Blog 1 week ago
Another Delay for 112-Unit Georgia Avenue Development
Source Urban Turf

In 2011, Neighborhood Development Company had a planned-unit development (PUD) application approved for 3321-3335 Georgia Avenue NW (map),...

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No Restaurant, But Possibly Condos: The Latest Plans for DC's Randall School
Blog 1 week ago
No Restaurant, But Possibly Condos: The Latest Plans for DC's Randall School
Source Urban Turf

Two months ago, UrbanTurf reported on Lowe Enterprises's plans to apply to make a significant modification to the previously-approved planned-unit...

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What's In a Name?
Blog 1 week ago
What's In a Name?
Source Urban Turf

For independently owned and locally operated real estate firm DC Living, their name is representative of a unique approach to the business. “Our...

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Thursday's Must Reads
Blog 1 week ago
Thursday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

VICE is casting a reality show in DC centered around a politically partisan group house. — (J. Barr/Hollywood Reporter) Bodega start-up wants to...

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Newly Designed Unit Unveiled at Wardman Tower
Blog 1 week ago
Newly Designed Unit Unveiled at Wardman Tower
Source Urban Turf

A newly-designed unit has been unveiled at one of DC's most luxurious new residential projects. Wardman Tower, the iconic residential building at...

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IKEA's Answer to “How Will That Look in My Living Room?”
Blog 1 week ago
IKEA's Answer to “How Will That Look in My Living Room?”
Source Urban Turf

Next time you are wondering about how that piece of IKEA furniture will fit into your living room, save yourself the trip. Yesterday, IKEA...

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Does the DC Area Have a Mismatched Housing Market?
Blog 1 week ago
Does the DC Area Have a Mismatched Housing Market?
Source Urban Turf

Between a chronically low supply and relatively high prices, prospective homebuyers in the DC region are finding a housing market increasingly...

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Wednesday's Must Reads
Blog 1 week ago
Wednesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

The share of Americans who moved in the past year was a record low. — (J. Kolko/Twitter) Meanwhile, the American middle-class had a record-high...

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A New Look for the 146-Unit Broadcast on Wisconsin Avenue
Blog 1 week ago
A New Look for the 146-Unit Broadcast on Wisconsin Avenue
Source Urban Turf

In advance of a Zoning Commission (ZC) hearing this month, Urban Investment Partners (UIP) has amended the design for a planned unit development ...

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