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Alleys

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Alleys, from most recent to least.

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | October 21st 2020

Food foraging along Route 1; an AI assist for development design; and rocker's ex-wife has a Hold on His House. ... read »

A Move to Get More Homes and Performance Spaces in DC Alleys Takes a Step Forward

A Move to Get More Homes and Performance Spaces in DC Alleys Takes a Step Forward

Nena Perry-Brown | July 14th 2020

On Monday, the DC Zoning Commission voted to approve amendments that could enable more alley dwellings to be constructed in DC and more alley events... 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 »

Alley Homes Return to Hill East

Alley Homes Return to Hill East

Nena Perry-Brown | April 29th 2020

A residential project in Hill East is returning residences to seven alley lots, courtesy of the 2016 zoning rewrite. ... read »

New Zoning Amendments Could Result in Artist Performances and More Homes in DC’s Alleys

New Zoning Amendments Could Result in Artist Performances and More Homes in DC’s Alleys

Nena Perry-Brown | July 2nd 2019

The new amendments intend to help address the city's housing needs and serve the aims of the Cultural Plan. ... read »

Movie Theater, Marketplace, Dog Run: The Design Options for a Downtown DC Alley

Movie Theater, Marketplace, Dog Run: The Design Options for a Downtown DC Alley

Nena Perry-Brown | June 19th 2019

The public can now vote on how to activate a Mount Vernon Triangle alley. ... read »

The Community that Became Sursum Corda in DC

The Community that Became Sursum Corda in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | March 19th 2019

Last fall, UrbanTurf took a look at the interesting alley dwelling networks uncovered in a century-old survey conducted in the District. Now, we have... read »

Placemaking Proposed for DC’s Prather’s Alley

Placemaking Proposed for DC’s Prather’s Alley

Nena Perry-Brown | January 31st 2019

As Mount Vernon Triangle continues to plan the future of its open spaces, Prather's Alley is next on the docket. ... read »

Where Have All the Alleys Gone?

Where Have All the Alleys Gone?

Nena Perry-Brown | November 16th 2018

Today, UrbanTurf takes a look at a century-old survey of DC's habitable alleys to highlight some interesting ones that no longer exist. ... read »

What DC Alley Dwellers Would Like to See on the City’s Other Streets

What DC Alley Dwellers Would Like to See on the City’s Other Streets

Nena Perry-Brown | May 4th 2018

As alley living makes a comeback in the District, a recently-released survey highlights what alley residents would like to see. ... read »

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