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Posts by Zak Salih

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Zak Salih, from most recent to least.

Anacostia: A Neighborhood, Not a Region

Anacostia: A Neighborhood, Not a Region

Zak Salih | January 24th 2020

Anacostia has long fought against its reputation as being both removed from the rest of DC and a less-than-desirable place to live. ... read »

Shaw: History Repurposed

Shaw: History Repurposed

Zak Salih | November 8th 2019

Historic preservation, eclectic restaurants, high-end real estate—welcome to a Shaw that’s wildly different from the neighborhood we profiled... read »

Hill East: Capitol Hill’s Neighbor Looks to the Future

Hill East: Capitol Hill’s Neighbor Looks to the Future

Zak Salih | August 2nd 2019

Nine years since we last profiled the neighborhood, UrbanTurf heads back to Hill East. ... read »

Carver-Langston: Calm on the Northeast Front

Carver-Langston: Calm on the Northeast Front

Zak Salih | June 21st 2019

Tucked away next to the H Street Corridor, Carver-Langston is investing in its future—and bracing itself for possible changes. ... read »

National Landing: Brought to You By Amazon

National Landing: Brought to You By Amazon

Zak Salih | December 14th 2018

What does the arrival of Amazon’s HQ2 mean for the the new neighborhood that encompasses Crystal City, Pentagon City, and Potomac Yard? ... read »

Ivy City: Industrial to Industrial Chic

Ivy City: Industrial to Industrial Chic

Zak Salih | October 19th 2018

Can this DC neighborhood balance distilleries, bars, and development with the community needs of its lower-income residents? ... read »

Fort Lincoln: Of Cannons and Costco

Fort Lincoln: Of Cannons and Costco

Zak Salih | August 31st 2018

For an idea of what urban development without massive displacement looks like, take a closer look at what’s happening in DC's Fort Lincoln... read »

Eckington: Industrial Past, Commercial Future

Eckington: Industrial Past, Commercial Future

Zak Salih | July 13th 2018

With crime no longer a major issue, Eckington residents are focused on building their brand with help from nearby neighborhoods. ... read »

Woodley Park: Still Charming, Still Exclusive

Woodley Park: Still Charming, Still Exclusive

Zak Salih | June 8th 2018

Woodley Park remains a much-beloved northwest DC neighborhood. Future homeowners, however, are going to need money—and patience. ... read »

Wheaton: A Vital Neighborhood Revitalizing

Wheaton: A Vital Neighborhood Revitalizing

Zak Salih | May 11th 2018

Symbolized by an upcoming office building and town center, revitalization is the name of the game in the Montgomery County neighborhood of Wheaton. ... read »

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