Most Popular Posts - This Week

Following are the most popular UrbanTurf articles from the last seven days, from most to least popular.

NYT Columnist David Brooks’ Cleveland Park Home Finds a Buyer

NYT Columnist David Brooks’ Cleveland Park Home Finds a Buyer

Lark Turner | September 15th 2014

Just two years after he bought it, The New York Times columnist David Brooks listed his Cleveland Park home for $4.495 million. And it took just two... read »

The Four Designs for the 11th Street Bridge Park

The Four Designs for the 11th Street Bridge Park

UrbanTurf Staff | September 11th 2014 | 2 Comments

On Thursday, the renderings and descriptions were released that the final four teams have put together for the highly-anticipated 11th Street Bridge... read »

319-Unit Residential Development Proposed Adjacent to Howard University

319-Unit Residential Development Proposed Adjacent to Howard University

Lark Turner | September 16th 2014 | 3 Comments

The project by Ambling University Development Group will include market-rate rentals, as well as affordable and faculty housing. ... read »

Fall Predictions: DC Area Home Prices to Rise Just 1-2 Percent this Fall

Fall Predictions: DC Area Home Prices to Rise Just 1-2 Percent this Fall

UrbanTurf Staff | September 15th 2014

The value of your home won't rise that much this fall, unless you live in DC proper or Prince George's County. ... read »

Chevy Chase Ties for Most Affluent Town in the U.S.

Chevy Chase Ties for Most Affluent Town in the U.S.

Lark Turner | September 15th 2014

Only one California town had comparable median incomes, according to the American Community Survey. ... read »

Monday’s Must Reads

Monday’s Must Reads

Lark Turner | September 15th 2014

The increasingly pricey Purple Line; the outlook for DC's statehood bid; and fixing a "nightmare" commute in Manassas. ... read »

Sunday’s Must Reads

Sunday’s Must Reads

Lark Turner | September 11th 2014

A film on H Street's gentrification; a tightening mayor's race; and the sweet spot for luxury home sales. ... read »

Best New Listings: Bungalows, Income Suites and Elbow Room

Best New Listings: Bungalows, Income Suites and Elbow Room

Lark Turner | September 14th 2014

In this week's Best New Listings, UrbanTurf takes a look at a Capitol Hill home with room to spread out, a home near H Street with an income suite... read »

Tuesday’s Must Reads

Tuesday’s Must Reads

Lark Turner | September 16th 2014

A Beastie Boy becomes a developer; rent inflation is compared to food and drink inflation; and the battle over the status of Arlington rages on. ... read »

Plan to Stay in DC for 3-4 Years? Buy, Don’t Rent, Says Zillow Study

Plan to Stay in DC for 3-4 Years? Buy, Don’t Rent, Says Zillow Study

Lark Turner | September 17th 2014

Zillow's breakeven measure shows how long it will take for that house to become a good financial choice. ... 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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