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“Facadism” Is Huge With DC Developers. Is it Too Much?
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“Facadism” Is Huge With DC Developers. Is it Too Much?

For visitors drawn to Washington in part by its rich architectural landscape, the popularity of “facadism” might be baffling. You know what I mean:...

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Tips for Getting a Great Mortgage—and Surviving the Process
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Tips for Getting a Great Mortgage—and Surviving the Process

When Mike and Rita Hopper wanted to buy a Virginia rental property in 2013, they applied for a mortgage through a loan officer they’d been happy...

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3 Issues to Watch in DC’s Council Chair Race
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3 Issues to Watch in DC’s Council Chair Race

In an election year where Mayor Muriel Bowser faces no significant opposition, one of the most important votes in the District’s primary Tuesday...

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DC’s Houwzer Is Helping Home Buyers With Pressure-Free, Salaried Realtors
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DC’s Houwzer Is Helping Home Buyers With Pressure-Free, Salaried Realtors

It’s no secret – buying a home is stressful. Low inventory, surging home prices, fluctuating interest rates, and bidding wars can test even the...

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These Waterfront Instas Are Giving Us All the Summer Vibes
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These Waterfront Instas Are Giving Us All the Summer Vibes

Insta-worthy water views. What a view! (@mdispenza) A post shared by Dock 79 (@dock79dc) on May 23, 2018 at 3:14pm PDT I can see my yacht from here...

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The Five Best-Looking Open Houses This Weekend (6/16 – 6/17)
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The Five Best-Looking Open Houses This Weekend (6/16 – 6/17)

McLean Where: 5906 Calla Dr., McLean How much: $2,592,000 When: Saturday, June 16 from 2 to 4 PM Why: Saying this spot has plenty of room is an...

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More New Apartments are Coming to the Southwest Waterfront
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More New Apartments are Coming to the Southwest Waterfront

Developer Republic Properties shared new details with Washingtonian about its forthcoming residential building on the Southwest Waterfront,...

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Commander Salamander Makes a Surprise Return For “Wonder Woman” Filming
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Commander Salamander Makes a Surprise Return For “Wonder Woman” Filming

For anyone who bought hair dye or skinny ties at Commander Salamander way back in the 20th century, it's a jarring sight: The Georgetown...

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The Search for Space in DC Metro
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The Search for Space in DC Metro

Exquisite dining, high-fashion shopping, stunning architecture, and an easy commute aren’t luxuries afforded to just city dwellers anymore. Life...

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11 Shops Worth the Trip in Old Town Alexandria
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11 Shops Worth the Trip in Old Town Alexandria

Alexandria, Virginia is the Shop Small headquarters of the D.C. region, with what was named “one of the best indie boutique scenes on the East...

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Experience Unparalleled Living in Logan Circle’s Newest Boutique Condominium
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Experience Unparalleled Living in Logan Circle’s Newest Boutique Condominium

11Park is a brand-new boutique condominium development featuring elegant, spacious homes nestled in the heart of Logan Circle. The new condominiums...

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These New Condos Are Rising Next to the H Street Whole Foods
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These New Condos Are Rising Next to the H Street Whole Foods

The stretch of the H Street Corridor between 6th and 7th streets, Northeast is dominated by massive luxury apartment buildings. The Apollo—with...

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SweatCon Rally, a Fitness “Bar Crawl,” Is Coming to DC
Blog 3 weeks ago
SweatCon Rally, a Fitness “Bar Crawl,” Is Coming to DC

Been wanting to try [fill in whatever pricey fitness class here] but wary of shelling out thirty-some bucks only to maybe hate it? SweatCon Rally...

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A New Co-Working Space Has Opened in Old Town, and It’s Got Yoga and A Juice Bar
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A New Co-Working Space Has Opened in Old Town, and It’s Got Yoga and A Juice Bar

Have you ever been sitting at a desk in a co-working space in desperate need of an afternoon break, thinking Gee, I could really go for some yoga...

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June 2018: Best of Washington
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June 2018: Best of Washington

This page describes the contents of an issue of Washingtonian magazine. Subscribers get exclusive early access through our print and digital...

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11 Shops Worth the Trip in Old Town Alexandria
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11 Shops Worth the Trip in Old Town Alexandria

Alexandria, Virginia is the Shop Small headquarters of the D.C. region, with what was named “one of the best indie boutique scenes on the East...

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The Prospect of HQ2 Seems to be Inspiring a Lot of Good Behavior Around Washington
Blog 1 month ago
The Prospect of HQ2 Seems to be Inspiring a Lot of Good Behavior Around Washington

Washington has been on its best behavior as of late. The local governments and other players vying for Amazon's HQ2 seem to be taking strides to...

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Check Out This Historic Chapel-Turned-House in Silver Spring Now For Sale
Blog 1 month ago
Check Out This Historic Chapel-Turned-House in Silver Spring Now For Sale

It’s not every day you come across a 19th-century former-chapel-turned-house. Even rarer is one tucked between buildings that resemble Japanese...

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Bethesda's Famous “Mushroom House” is For Sale
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Bethesda's Famous “Mushroom House” is For Sale

One of the strangest houses in Washington is for sale. Jill Schwartz of Compass began privately marketing the “mushroom house” at 4949 Allan Road...

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That $70,000 Triangle of Grass in Adams Morgan is Even More Expensive than You Thought
Blog 1 month ago
That $70,000 Triangle of Grass in Adams Morgan is Even More Expensive than You Thought

It only took seven days for that $70,000 triangle in Adams Morgan to find a buyer. The tiny lot went under contract on May 9. So, what might the...

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More Delivery Robots Are Coming to DC
Blog 1 month ago
More Delivery Robots Are Coming to DC

The DC Council has officially signed off on the robot invasion. After approving a pilot program for delivery bots in 2016, District lawmakers have...

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NPR Illustrator LA Johnson Created a Custom Mural for Union Station's New Warby Parker Store
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NPR Illustrator LA Johnson Created a Custom Mural for Union Station's New Warby Parker Store

Fans of NPR might notice something bright and new next time they catch a train at Union Station: the artwork of a familiar hand. Warby Parker first...

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The Haven Offers Luxury Condominium Living in the Heart of National Harbor
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The Haven Offers Luxury Condominium Living in the Heart of National Harbor

National Harbor is already well-known as a national entertainment, shopping and dining destination. It now provides the perfect waterfront...

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The Most Expensive House Ever Sold Near Union Market Just Closed for $1,387,000
Blog 1 month ago
The Most Expensive House Ever Sold Near Union Market Just Closed for $1,387,000

When Union Market opened in Northeast DC in 2012, it was impossible to predict how dramatically it would affect the surrounding neighborhood in...

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Listing We Love: An 1800s Rowhouse Once Home to a Famous African-American Poet
Blog 1 month ago
Listing We Love: An 1800s Rowhouse Once Home to a Famous African-American Poet

While home to renowned African-American poet and playwright Georgia Douglas Johnson, this Logan Circle rowhouse became known as the S Street Salon,...

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6 Things That Might Finally Help Solve DC's Housing Crunch
Blog 1 month ago
6 Things That Might Finally Help Solve DC's Housing Crunch

In the summer of 1977, my grandfather sought to buy a house big enough to hold his 13 children. He paid $30,000 for a place in Petworth. The...

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For $70,000 You Can Own a Patch of Grass in Adams Morgan
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For $70,000 You Can Own a Patch of Grass in Adams Morgan

In real estate, it’s all about location, location, location, or so a listing posted yesterday reminds buyers who may be in the market for an oddly...

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Join Pacers Running for a Plogging and Yoga Event This Sunday
Blog 1 month ago
Join Pacers Running for a Plogging and Yoga Event This Sunday

In case you haven’t seen the Internet for the last few months, plogging, the Swedish trend that combines jogging with picking up litter, has...

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LUXURY LIVING IN A HISTORIC BUILDING IN THE HEART OF LOGAN CIRCLE
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LUXURY LIVING IN A HISTORIC BUILDING IN THE HEART OF LOGAN CIRCLE

In the heart of the District's most vibrant neighborhood: 51 incomparable boutique apartments beautifully arranged within the historical context of...

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How the Arrival of Amazon's HQ2 Could Affect Washington Rents
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How the Arrival of Amazon's HQ2 Could Affect Washington Rents

One of the biggest fears about the potential arrival of Amazon's second headquarters is that it will raise the cost of Washington's already super...

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