Building Museum

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

Where in DC is Missing Middle Housing Not Missing?

Where in DC is Missing Middle Housing Not Missing?

Nena Perry-Brown | September 10th 2018

A closer look at the MMH concept and typologies reveals that DC might not be the missing middle desert it seems to be. ... read »

The Fun House Comes to DC

The Fun House Comes to DC

Nena Perry-Brown | July 3rd 2018

The National Building Museum is mounting its fifth Summer Block Party installation, a pseudo-retrospective collaboration with 10 year-old design firm... read »

How Planning for World War II Inspired the Future of Planning

How Planning for World War II Inspired the Future of Planning

Nena Perry-Brown | May 2nd 2018

An upcoming exhibit from the Building Museum explores the lesser-known influence of the Manhattan Project on the future of architecture and planning. ... read »

The Best Furnishings For a Studio Apartment: Automated Furniture

The Best Furnishings For a Studio Apartment: Automated Furniture

Nena Perry-Brown | December 19th 2017

Considering how popular micro-units and shared living arrangements have become over the past couple of years, it stands to reason that the way we... read »

The Future is Here: Adaptable Housing for the 21st-Century Household Comes to DC

The Future is Here: Adaptable Housing for the 21st-Century Household Comes to DC

Nena Perry-Brown | November 16th 2017

While most of the nation's housing stock isn't responsive to the needs of the modern household, the National Building Museum is mounting a new... read »

Making Room for Innovative Furniture Solutions in DC

Making Room for Innovative Furniture Solutions in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | September 27th 2017

This fall, the National Building Museum will feature a 1,000 square-foot house displaying some of the latest in innovative adaptable furniture... read »

Monday’s Must Reads

Monday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | July 17th 2017

The Hive is getting a fourth hub; prepping your home for vacation days; and adding to DC's LGBT landmarks. ... read »

Downtown DC from Decades Past

Downtown DC from Decades Past

Nena Perry-Brown | December 1st 2016

The National Building Museum is featuring some of the photography of Bill Barrett, Chris Earnshaw and Joseph Mills, taken from the 1960s-'80s in and... read »

A Different Kind of Tiny House Comes to DC

A Different Kind of Tiny House Comes to DC

Nena Perry-Brown | May 20th 2016 | 1 Comment

The National Building Museum is opening an exhibition of dollhouses on loan from the Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood in London, which offer a... read »

A Sneak Peek at DC’s BIG Maze

A Sneak Peek at DC’s BIG Maze

Lark Turner | June 25th 2014

UrbanTurf got an early look at The National Building Museum exhibit, which invites visitors to get lost. ... 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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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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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
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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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
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
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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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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