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

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
Blog 1 year ago
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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This Week's Beach Find: A Hamptons House in Rehoboth Beach
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This Week's Beach Find: A Hamptons House in Rehoboth Beach
Source Urban Turf

In honor of the beginning of summer, UrbanTurf is highlighting a custom contemporary beach house in Delaware. Constructed in 2016, the house hit...

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This Week's Find: Hidden in Bloomingdale, Two Carriage Houses Became One
Blog 1 year ago
This Week's Find: Hidden in Bloomingdale, Two Carriage Houses Became One
Source Urban Turf

This Week's Find is a carriage house that was transformed over the years from an abandoned shell to a Euro-style industrial loft. The Bloomingdale...

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80 Square-Foot Bunkhouse Serves Myriad of Functions for this Family
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80 Square-Foot Bunkhouse Serves Myriad of Functions for this Family
Source Urban Turf

Every year, the American Institute of Architects awards various projects for their outstanding design. One of the winners of this year's Small...

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What About $2,500 Rents in DC, Brooklyn and Nashville
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What About $2,500 Rents in DC, Brooklyn and Nashville
Source Urban Turf

For this edition of What X Rents, UrbanTurf explores beyond the DC area to see how the rental market in other major cities compares on a $2,500...

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An In-Budget Unconventional Addition in Bethesda
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An In-Budget Unconventional Addition in Bethesda
Source Urban Turf

While many suburban renovations convert small homes into mini-McMansions, today UrbanTurf features a house in Bethesda that was given a more modern...

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Metro Garage in Alexandria Slated for Residential Redevelopment
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Metro Garage in Alexandria Slated for Residential Redevelopment
Source Urban Turf

The Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) continues to make moves with its real estate portfolio. On Friday, Trammell Crow Residential ...

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Above Asking: The Premiums for Georgetown, Geometry and Studio Space
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Above Asking: The Premiums for Georgetown, Geometry and Studio Space
Source Urban Turf

In this week's installment of Above Asking, UrbanTurf revisits three recently-featured listings that each boast unusual features and each went for...

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Monday's Must Reads
Blog 1 year ago
Monday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Report says government regulations add 30 percent to the cost of multifamily construction. — (M. Neibauer/WBJ) The Boring Company wins bid to...

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The DC Neighborhoods With the Best Price Appreciation in 2018
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The DC Neighborhoods With the Best Price Appreciation in 2018
Source Urban Turf

Today, UrbanTurf is taking its bi-annual look at the neighborhoods across the city that have seen the highest price appreciation this year. In the...

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A Change at the Top of One of DC's Most Famous Buildings
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A Change at the Top of One of DC's Most Famous Buildings
Source Urban Turf

Plans are in the works to add a little more usable space at the top of one of DC's most (in)famous buildings.  Washington REIT, the owners of the...

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