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Under Contract: A Tale of Two O Streets
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Under Contract: A Tale of Two O Streets
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This week's installment of Under Contract revisits two recently-featured homes a few short blocks away from each other on O Street that recently...

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A New Look for One of the Largest Residential Projects in Bethesda
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A New Look for One of the Largest Residential Projects in Bethesda
Source Urban Turf

The downtown Bethesda development boom continues humming along to the point that plans are now advancing for a mixed-use project that would be...

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Monday's Must Reads
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Monday's Must Reads
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In San Francisco, the median home costs $1 million and $117,400 is low-income for a family of four. — (K. Zraick/NYT) What to remodel in your home...

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Before and After: A Gradual Renovation in Rosedale
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Before and After: A Gradual Renovation in Rosedale
Source Urban Turf

For some homeowners, renovation plans need to be executed all at once. For others, the process is more gradual and often more thoughtful as a...

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Best New Listings: Two Modernized Adams Morgan Condos and Outdoor Space in Takoma Park
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Best New Listings: Two Modernized Adams Morgan Condos and Outdoor Space in Takoma Park
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Best New Listings includes two modernized condos on opposite ends of Adams Morgan's main drag and an expanded Takoma Park home with...

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H Street’s Most Popular Penthouses Will Soon Sell Out
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H Street’s Most Popular Penthouses Will Soon Sell Out
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Constellation on H—the stylish luxury condominium that sits on an entire city block of the H Street Corridor—recently debuted and sold nearly half...

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Friday's Must Reads
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Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Starting today, all Metro's underground stations will have free public Wi-Fi access. — (WMATA) The ten priciest zip codes nationwide. — (M....

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$360,000 or Less: DC's Ten Cheapest Housing Markets
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$360,000 or Less: DC's Ten Cheapest Housing Markets
Source Urban Turf

In recent months, UrbanTurf has covered a lot of the housing activity on the pricier end of the market, even spotlighting how much more expensive...

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The Essential Guide to Building an Accessory Dwelling Unit in DC
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The Essential Guide to Building an Accessory Dwelling Unit in DC
Source Urban Turf

DC zoning amendments that went into effect in 2016 ostensibly made accessory dwelling units (ADUs) matter-of-right in many residential zones in DC,...

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DC's Newest Luxe Apartments: Exceptionally Located, Well-Appointed and Going Fast
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DC's Newest Luxe Apartments: Exceptionally Located, Well-Appointed and Going Fast
Source Urban Turf

A new, standout addition to the Mount Vernon Triangle skyline is Lydian + Lyric: sleek, sister residences joined by one amazing lifestyle. Located...

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Thursday's Must Reads
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Thursday's Must Reads
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525,600 displaced people? DC artists' soon-to-open "East of the River" musical explores the effects and opportunities of gentrification. — (DCist)...

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DC Apartments are Amenity-Rich, But You Still Have to Leave to Do Laundry
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DC Apartments are Amenity-Rich, But You Still Have to Leave to Do Laundry
Source Urban Turf

With the absorption of new apartments in the DC area still at high levels, the amenities offered at new buildings is an ever-more important...

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2,300 Residential Units, Grocers and a Target: The Rundown for Upper Georgia Avenue
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2,300 Residential Units, Grocers and a Target: The Rundown for Upper Georgia Avenue
Source Urban Turf

As UrbanTurf continues refreshing our collective awareness of what is planned in the DC-area residential development pipeline, we turn our...

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Tribeca Comes to NoMa: 99 Condominiums Planned for New York Avenue
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Tribeca Comes to NoMa: 99 Condominiums Planned for New York Avenue
Source Urban Turf

More large-scale residential development is planned for the NoMa neighborhood. Urban Investment Partners (UIP), Kadida Development and Alliance...

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From Bloomingdale to Trinidad, The Difference 20 Years Makes in DC Neighborhood Home Prices
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From Bloomingdale to Trinidad, The Difference 20 Years Makes in DC Neighborhood Home Prices
Source Urban Turf

The transformation of many local DC housing markets from affordable communities to pricey destinations has been apparent to anyone paying attention...

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Tours Begin at Capitol Hill’s Most Exclusive Townhome Collection
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Tours Begin at Capitol Hill’s Most Exclusive Townhome Collection
Source Urban Turf

Buchanan Park, a boutique collection of residences thoughtfully crafted around the historic 1895 Buchanan School on Capitol Hill, will soon debut...

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Amazon Books Opens in Bethesda
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Amazon Books Opens in Bethesda
Source Urban Turf

Amazon is opening its second bookstore in the DC region.  Amazon Books is opening on Bethesda Row in downtown Bethesda (map) today. The outpost...

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Under Contract: From Six Days in Shaw to Sixteen Days in Cleveland Park
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Under Contract: From Six Days in Shaw to Sixteen Days in Cleveland Park
Source Urban Turf

This week's edition of Under Contract follows up with three recently-featured listings that went off the market in six to 16 days. Shaw Carriage...

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The 10% Whole Foods Discount Arrives in the DC Area
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The 10% Whole Foods Discount Arrives in the DC Area
Source Urban Turf

The ten percent Whole Foods discount is coming to the DC area this week.  Earlier this year, Whole Foods began offering 5 percent cash back to...

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64 Apartments and 160 Hotel Rooms: The Proposed Best Western Redevelopment in Arlington
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64 Apartments and 160 Hotel Rooms: The Proposed Best Western Redevelopment in Arlington
Source Urban Turf

A year ago, preliminary plans began making the rounds for a proposed hotel redevelopment in Arlington. Now, more details are coming into focus.  A...

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Monday's Must Reads
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Monday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Just how close the Federal government came to shutting Metro down in 2016. — (F. Siddiqui/WaPo) What $12.5 million buys: Four-bedroom penthouse...

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Are the Ultra-Rich Ultra-Interested in Buying Homes in the DC Area?
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Are the Ultra-Rich Ultra-Interested in Buying Homes in the DC Area?
Source Urban Turf

Recent activity in the stratosphere of the DC area housing market has made the $35 million sale of the aptly-named Winds Falls estate last summer...

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Church-to-Residential Conversion Coming to Columbia Heights
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Church-to-Residential Conversion Coming to Columbia Heights
Source Urban Turf

Earlier this week, UrbanTurf featured a soon-to-be-completed church-to-condo conversion on Capitol Hill. Now, another church-to-residential...

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Best New Listings: The Multimillion-Dollar Edition
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Best New Listings: The Multimillion-Dollar Edition
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Best New Listings includes three homes priced over the $1 million mark, including a Kalorama two-bedroom, a Logan Circle rowhouse and...

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Friday's Must Reads
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Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

You, too, can stay overnight in a Lockhouse along the C&O Canal. — (R. Nania/WTOP) DC attorney general sues local home contractor for practices...

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881 Units and a New Safeway: The Capitol Hill Rundown Part II
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881 Units and a New Safeway: The Capitol Hill Rundown Part II
Source Urban Turf

Last week, UrbanTurf continued its updated look at the DC-area residential development pipeline with a look at the western side of the Capitol Hill...

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Two Bedrooms & Private Outdoor Space in the Heart of Georgetown
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Two Bedrooms & Private Outdoor Space in the Heart of Georgetown
Source Urban Turf

Lovers of Georgetown’s stately Federal-style homes, take note: a two-level condo on tree-lined N Street in the heart of the neighborhood is now on...

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Thursday's Must Reads
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Thursday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

What Initiative 77's passage could mean for DC's tipped workers and the restaurant industry. — (L. Hayes/A. Giambrone/M. Cohen/WCP) ...

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A Stanton Park Church Will Become Six High-End Condos
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A Stanton Park Church Will Become Six High-End Condos
Source Urban Turf

Two years ago, UrbanTurf featured a two century-old church along Maryland Avenue on Capitol Hill after it went on the market for $5.9 million. Now,...

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DC's Political Odd Couple's Corner Store Turned Home in Old Town
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DC's Political Odd Couple's Corner Store Turned Home in Old Town
Source Urban Turf

This article was originally published on UrbanTurf in April 2014. Several years ago, UrbanTurf wrote about an abandoned corner store in Old Town,...

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