Greater Greater Washington

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

DC Overcrowded: 1950 vs. 2013

DC Overcrowded: 1950 vs. 2013

UrbanTurf Staff | July 18th 2013 | 4 Comments

A recent Greater Greater Washington article uses science fiction and statistics to paint a picture of just how much more crowded and family-oriented... read »

A Strip Mall Turned Into a Park?

A Strip Mall Turned Into a Park?

Shilpi Paul | November 27th 2012

A strip mall in Silver Spring could be turned into a multi-acre park, reports Greater Greater Washington. ... read »

How Should DC Schools Balance Diversity?

How Should DC Schools Balance Diversity?

Shilpi Paul | July 23rd 2012

Greater Greater Washington's David Alpert has been examining education issues in the District this month. Last week, Alpert considered the question... read »

The Forgotten Buildings of Anacostia

The Forgotten Buildings of Anacostia

Shilpi Paul | March 21st 2012 | 1 Comment

In a piece for Greater Greater Washington today, John Muller writes about the current state of forgotten, empty buildings in inner Anacostia, dubbed... read »

Back to the Future in DC With More Corner Stores, Alley Dwellings

Back to the Future in DC With More Corner Stores, Alley Dwellings

UrbanTurf Staff | February 8th 2012 | 1 Comment

A proposed new zoning code for DC could mean that neighborhoods begin to look more like they did several decades ago. ... read »

More Bicycles, Greener Alleys and Performance Parking

More Bicycles, Greener Alleys and Performance Parking

Mark Wellborn | May 11th 2011 | 4 Comments

More Capital Bikeshare stations, greener alleys, and no increases in Circulator fees were just some of the recommendations made by DC's Committee on... read »

Metrorail Turns 35 Years Old

Metrorail Turns 35 Years Old

UrbanTurf Staff | March 27th 2011

Greater Greater Washington pointed out that the DC Metro system celebrated its 35th birthday on Sunday. In honor of the occasion, the website... read »

Report: DC Residents Pay Lowest Taxes In The Region

Report: DC Residents Pay Lowest Taxes In The Region

Mark Wellborn | February 22nd 2011 | 11 Comments

Greater Greater Washington recently analyzed a report from the DC Fiscal Policy Institute that found that DC residents (and Virginians without cars)... read »

More Capital Bikeshare Stations Needed in Anacostia?

More Capital Bikeshare Stations Needed in Anacostia?

Mark Wellborn | February 7th 2011

And Now Anacostia recently had a post about whether or not Anacostia should have another Capital Bikeshare station, one of a few recent blog posts... read »

New Map Tracks DC Circulator Buses in Real Time

New Map Tracks DC Circulator Buses in Real Time

UrbanTurf Staff | January 18th 2011 | 1 Comment

Greater Greater Washington reports on a new map tool that tracks the progress of buses along DC's Circulator routes. ... 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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