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Georgetown University, Federal City Council Throw Their Weight Behind Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola

Georgetown University, Federal City Council Throw Their Weight Behind Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola

Nena Perry-Brown | December 12th 2018

A letter to the DC Council encourages securing land in Georgetown via a public-private partnership to create a transit hub which could host the... read »

Monday’s Must Reads

Monday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | December 10th 2018

WABA's Vision Zero; the start-up infiltrating the short-term rental industry; and AI's spontaneous city-planning. ... read »

Friday’s Must Reads

Friday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | December 7th 2018

The east of the River dining desert; a bill upending DC's arts scene; and a walk commemorating DC's arts scene. ... read »

Thursday’s Must Reads

Thursday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | December 6th 2018

The McUrbanism of multifamily architecture; fracas at the Cheesecake Factory; and IKEA sets its "I" on DC. ... read »

Tuesday’s Must Reads

Tuesday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | December 4th 2018

The sexist history of the restroom lounge; turn parking like a jerk into discounted jerk chicken; and how will DC Council spend new revenue on real... read »

Thursday’s Must Reads

Thursday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | November 29th 2018

DC's new night mayor; a tiff in the Council over Reunion Square; and Tysons East and Crystal City both make plays for two sides of the creative... read »

DC Council Passes Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill

DC Council Passes Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill

Nena Perry-Brown | November 14th 2018

Despite being on the consent agenda, its passage was far from smooth sailing; however, critics of the bill have at least one or two provisions to... read »

Airbnb Asks DC Council to Table Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill

Airbnb Asks DC Council to Table Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill

Nena Perry-Brown | November 8th 2018

The home-sharing company which largely inspired the legislation would prefer the Council wait until next year. ... read »

A Bill to Keep DC Apartment Buildings Smoke-Free

A Bill to Keep DC Apartment Buildings Smoke-Free

Nena Perry-Brown | October 30th 2018

Last month, a bill was introduced in DC that would ban smoking around rental buildings in the city. ... read »

DC Council Requests Zoning Change to Reflect Reality of Short-Term Rentals

DC Council Requests Zoning Change to Reflect Reality of Short-Term Rentals

Nena Perry-Brown | October 25th 2018

Last week, DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson shared the Council's plans to request that the Zoning Commission amend the code to permit short-term... read »

DC Real Estate Guides

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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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Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

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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Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

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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Northeast DC

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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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
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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