Historic Anacostia

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

Ground Breaks on Busboys and Poets in Anacostia

Ground Breaks on Busboys and Poets in Anacostia

UrbanTurf Staff | October 6th 2016

On Wednesday, Andy Shallal announced that ground will break on the new location at 2004-2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE today. ... read »

New 59-Unit Residential Development Planned East of the River

New 59-Unit Residential Development Planned East of the River

Nena Perry-Brown | September 15th 2016

Neighborhood Development Company recently filed an application to construct a five-story building with 59 affordable units in the River Terrace... read »

130 Residences, Offices and a Playhouse: The Plans For Anacostia’s Main Drag

130 Residences, Offices and a Playhouse: The Plans For Anacostia’s Main Drag

UrbanTurf Staff | September 21st 2015

Four Points Development and Curtis Investment Group are looking to combine eight lots along Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue and build around and... read »

A New Look for 71-Unit Project East of the River

A New Look for 71-Unit Project East of the River

UrbanTurf Staff | January 15th 2015

Recently filed zoning documents provide new images for the project east of the Anacostia River from developer Four Points. ... read »

Busboys and Poets Signs on to Open in Anacostia

Busboys and Poets Signs on to Open in Anacostia

Lark Turner | May 2nd 2014

The owner of Busboys and Poets, Andy Shallal, has signed a letter of intent to open a location in Anacostia, The Washington Post is reporting. ... read »

Anacostia Storefronts to Get a Makeover

Anacostia Storefronts to Get a Makeover

Shilpi Paul | January 17th 2013 | 8 Comments

On Wednesday night, ARCH Development met with the community and revealed that more than 20 storefronts throughout Historic Anacostia will be scrubbed... read »

Most Improved Reputation of 2012: Anacostia

Most Improved Reputation of 2012: Anacostia

Shilpi Paul | December 20th 2012 | 2 Comments

In several ways, 2012 was a banner year for Anacostia. And, as the year comes to a close, the reputation of the neighborhood seems to have undergone... read »

Swarming Investors Push Home Prices Up in Anacostia

Swarming Investors Push Home Prices Up in Anacostia

Shilpi Paul | June 22nd 2012

When we recently revisited our Neighborhoods of 2015 article, we learned that home prices had risen notably in Historic Anacostia over the last 12... read »

One on One: Developing Anacostia Through the Arts

One on One: Developing Anacostia Through the Arts

Shilpi Paul | June 13th 2012 | 1 Comment

In this edition of One on One, we sat down with Nikki Peele and Beth Ferraro of ARCH Development, a non-profit organization that is using arts and... read »

The Neighborhoods of 2015, Revisited

The Neighborhoods of 2015, Revisited

Shilpi Paul | June 8th 2012 | 7 Comments

In 2010, UrbanTurf reached out to a selection of bloggers, journalists, real estate agents and developers to give us their thoughts on what unsung DC... read »

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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
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Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
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Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
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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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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
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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
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The Best of DC (For a Price)
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Where the Institutional Meets the International
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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
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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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A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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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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Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
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A More European Way of Living

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