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Posts by Gretchen Cook

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Gretchen Cook, from most recent to least.

Downtown Silver Spring: Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History

Downtown Silver Spring: Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History

Gretchen Cook | July 21st 2010 | 14 Comments

The renaissance that started in downtown Silver Spring nearly a decade ago continues apace with a surge of new housing, restaurants, shops and... read »

Brookland: New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace

Brookland: New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace

Gretchen Cook | July 12th 2010 | 12 Comments

The northeast DC neighborhood of Brookland is an area that has developed the reputation for having a decidedly small town vibe. But that may be about... read »

16th Street Heights: DC’s Sleeper Neighborhood

16th Street Heights: DC’s Sleeper Neighborhood

Gretchen Cook | June 22nd 2010 | 8 Comments

16th Street Heights has some of the most stately homes in the District. What it doesn't have is much in the way of a commercial corridor. But that... read »

Bethesda: Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache

Bethesda: Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache

Gretchen Cook | June 9th 2010 | 5 Comments

Once considered a dowdy DC outpost bordering the far reaches of Upper Northwest, Bethesda is now an upscale city that attracts the affluent and... read »

Historic Anacostia: Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism

Historic Anacostia: Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism

Gretchen Cook | May 24th 2010 | 10 Comments

In this week's neighborhood profile we look at Historic Anacostia, an area with a historically bad rap but which is now attracting the attention of... read »

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