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Posts by Nena Perry-Brown

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Nena Perry-Brown, from most recent to least.

Best New Listings: Park Views in Kalorama, Goodman in Wheaton

Best New Listings: Park Views in Kalorama, Goodman in Wheaton

Nena Perry-Brown | June 5th 2020

This week’s Best New Listings includes a bright rowhouse in Brightwood, park views in Kalorama, and a Goodman ranch in Wheaton Crest. ... read »

Design Revealed for Nearly 90 Townhouses at St. Elizabeths East

Design Revealed for Nearly 90 Townhouses at St. Elizabeths East

Nena Perry-Brown | June 5th 2020

Thirty percent of the for-sale units would be affordable. ... read »

Friday’s Must Reads

Friday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | June 5th 2020

Nearly half of commercial rents weren't paid in May; the need for design justice; and an FHFA rule change to expand lending in low-income... read »

From Homes to Performance Spaces, How a Zoning Change Could Transform DC Alleys

From Homes to Performance Spaces, How a Zoning Change Could Transform DC Alleys

Nena Perry-Brown | June 4th 2020

Proposed zoning amendments would enable more construction on alley lots, and create the potential for public performances there. ... read »

Thursday’s Must Reads

Thursday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | June 4th 2020

Planning for new street design in Montgomery County; the symbolism of hitting the highways; and two downtown DC WeWorks temporarily close. ... read »

What the Architecture and Development Industries Have Said Amid the Uprisings

What the Architecture and Development Industries Have Said Amid the Uprisings

Nena Perry-Brown | June 3rd 2020

As a growing list of organizations have released statements in response to the national wave of uprisings, UrbanTurf shares the statements of those... read »

Under Contract: Mid-Century in Four to Six Days

Under Contract: Mid-Century in Four to Six Days

Nena Perry-Brown | June 3rd 2020

This installment of Under Contract highlights three recently-featured mid-century listings that went under contract in four to six days. ... read »

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | June 3rd 2020

Sheltering-in-place on Swann Street; race's place in planning; and no more multifamily moratorium in Montgomery County? ... read »

Is Another DC Firehouse Block Redevelopment in the Works?

Is Another DC Firehouse Block Redevelopment in the Works?

Nena Perry-Brown | June 2nd 2020

Jair Lynch Development Partners is seeking support to rezone two Rhode Island Avenue blocks for mixed-use development. ... read »

367 Units on the Boards for Redevelopment of Ballston Office Building

367 Units on the Boards for Redevelopment of Ballston Office Building

Nena Perry-Brown | June 2nd 2020

There have been previous efforts to redevelop the site going back at least 15 years. ... read »

DC Real Estate Guides

Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Ballston
Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Clarendon
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?
Rosslyn
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
Shirlington
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
Huntington
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
Parkfairfax
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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Maryland

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Annapolis
Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bethesda
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
Potomac
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
Wheaton
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Hyattsville
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
Bloomingdale
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
Brightwood
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
Burleith
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?
Crestwood
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
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
Georgetown
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
Kalorama
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
Palisades
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
Petworth
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
Shaw
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Takoma
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Tenleytown
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

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

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Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

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

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