Most Popular Posts - This Week

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

Looking to Buy or Sell in 2015?

Looking to Buy or Sell in 2015?

UrbanTurf Sponsor | December 11th 2014

Buying or selling your home are milestone events in life, and your agent is your guide, expert, and advocate throughout the process. With 8,000... read »

What Around $850,000 Buys in DC, LA and Chicago

What Around $850,000 Buys in DC, LA and Chicago

Lark Turner | December 12th 2014 | 1 Comment

In a special edition of What X Buys, we look at homes in Los Angeles, Chicago and DC in the region of $850,000 price point. ... read »

AIA|DC Picks the Best Architectural Designs of the Year

AIA|DC Picks the Best Architectural Designs of the Year

Lark Turner | December 12th 2014

The organization gave annual awards to the 30 best projects from around the region. ... read »

Arts Group Signs Lease for Dupont Underground

Arts Group Signs Lease for Dupont Underground

Lark Turner | December 16th 2014

The Arts Coalition for the Dupont Underground also announced a funding campaign on Tuesday. ... read »

Most Hyped Arrival That Is Years From Happening: Eataly

Most Hyped Arrival That Is Years From Happening: Eataly

UrbanTurf Staff | December 15th 2014

UrbanTurf learned in April that the massive Italian emporium had set its sights on one particular place in DC. Now the question is when will it show... read »

$20 Million Arlington Mansion Hits Auction Block Again

$20 Million Arlington Mansion Hits Auction Block Again

UrbanTurf Staff | December 11th 2014

A 20,000 square-foot home in Arlington, assessed last year at $20.3 million, is up for auction for the third time. ... read »

The Best Listing of 2014 (for the Mere Mortal)

The Best Listing of 2014 (for the Mere Mortal)

Lark Turner | December 15th 2014

What was once a sledgehammer foundry on Capitol Hill is our favorite (reasonably-priced) listing of the year. ... read »

225-Unit Project Planned For Linens Building Gets Green Light

225-Unit Project Planned For Linens Building Gets Green Light

Lark Turner | December 11th 2014 | 1 Comment

The units will be spread among three buildings on a block between Georgia and Sherman Avenues. ... read »

Monday’s Must Reads

Monday’s Must Reads

Lark Turner | December 15th 2014

DC's sign language slang; DDOT's new transit tool; and more potential development for U Street. ... read »

Thursday’s Must Reads

Thursday’s Must Reads

Lark Turner | December 11th 2014

Good news for the Purple Line; the trouble with rent control; and America's streetcar systems, visualized. ... 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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