Posts by UrbanTurf Staff

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A New Design For Massive Union Market Project

A New Design For Massive Union Market Project

UrbanTurf Staff | 4:00 PM EST

The revised design provides a more industrial look for the Edens development and includes an extension of Neal Place NE. ... read »

UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week

UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week

UrbanTurf Staff | 2:00 PM EST

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

The $700,000 Bump in Georgetown

The $700,000 Bump in Georgetown

UrbanTurf Staff | 9:40 AM EST

A month and a half after it closed, one of Georgetown's newest luxury condos is back on the market. ... read »

First-Timer Primer: What is a 203K Loan?

First-Timer Primer: What is a 203K Loan?

UrbanTurf Staff | January 26th 2015

In this edition of First-Timer Primer, we look at the ins and outs of the 203k loan. ... read »

A Different Kind of Pop-Up

A Different Kind of Pop-Up

UrbanTurf Staff | January 23rd 2015

A Dutch construction company has created a pre-fabricated home aimed at offering a lower rent option for young professionals. Oh, and it can be... read »

Hine School Development to Move Forward After Court Denial

Hine School Development to Move Forward After Court Denial

UrbanTurf Staff | January 23rd 2015 | 1 Comment

The delayed Hine Junior High School redevelopment can finally move forward after the DC Court of Appeals denied a rehearing of a lawsuit against... read »

Wanted: UrbanTurf Neighborhood Profile Writers

Wanted: UrbanTurf Neighborhood Profile Writers

UrbanTurf Staff | January 23rd 2015

UrbanTurf is looking for experienced writers with local knowledge of DC-area neighborhoods to help us update the neighborhood profile section of our... read »

Best New Listings: Quintessential on the Hill, Space in Spring Valley

Best New Listings: Quintessential on the Hill, Space in Spring Valley

UrbanTurf Staff | January 23rd 2015

In this week's Best New Listings, UrbanTurf looks at a quintessential home on the Hill, a three-bedroom rowhouse in Glover Park and a spacious... read »

165-Unit Project Planned For One of the Highest Points in Columbia Heights

165-Unit Project Planned For One of the Highest Points in Columbia Heights

UrbanTurf Staff | January 23rd 2015 | 2 Comments

The residential project from Aria Development Group would sit down the street from Cardozo High School. ... read »

Mortgage Rates Drop to 3.63%

Mortgage Rates Drop to 3.63%

UrbanTurf Staff | January 22nd 2015

Long-term rates have now dropped for the third week in a row and remain at 20-month lows. ... read »

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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Southeast DC

6 'hoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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