Modern Architecture

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

A Stanton Park Church Will Become Six High-End Condos

A Stanton Park Church Will Become Six High-End Condos

Nena Perry-Brown | June 20th 2018

A two century-old church overlooking Stanton Park has been converted into 6 three-story condos. ... read »

Friday’s Must Reads

Friday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | June 2nd 2017

UAE's Mars 2117 ambitions; residential DC architecture steps into the 21st century; and Bleecker Street: from luxe to languishing. ... read »

This Week’s Find: Art, Wine and 6,000 Square Feet Near Observatory Circle

This Week’s Find: Art, Wine and 6,000 Square Feet Near Observatory Circle

UrbanTurf Staff | November 6th 2015

A two-year restoration of a classic-looking home on Edmunds Street NW combines classic touches with a modern aesthetic. ... read »

Architect Travis Price Lists Unique Rock Creek Park Home

Architect Travis Price Lists Unique Rock Creek Park Home

UrbanTurf Staff | April 30th 2015 | 1 Comment

At night, the glass that makes up the entire rear section of the home is illuminated like an 18th-century streetlight. ... read »

This Week’s Find: An Ultramodern Georgetown Condo on the Market for $2.5 Million

This Week’s Find: An Ultramodern Georgetown Condo on the Market for $2.5 Million

Lark Turner | March 19th 2015 | 1 Comment

The two-story condo was renovated in 2011 by Schlesinger Associates Architects. ... read »

Flatiron Home at 9th and Florida to Hit the Market

Flatiron Home at 9th and Florida to Hit the Market

UrbanTurf Staff | July 1st 2014

City planner and urban designer Jeff Speck will be putting the home he built in 2007 and 2008 on the market next week. ... read »

Unique Spaces: Making the Most of a Skinny House

Unique Spaces: Making the Most of a Skinny House

Shilpi Paul | December 9th 2013 | 4 Comments

This installment of Unique Spaces required architects to make good use of a particularly narrow footprint in Foggy Bottom. ... read »

The Detective and the Architectural Statement

The Detective and the Architectural Statement

Mark Wellborn | August 15th 2013 | 10 Comments

In 2003, Jeff Speck moved to DC to become design director at the National Endowment for the Arts, and almost immediately began looking for an empty... read »

This Week’s Find: The Best View in Georgetown

This Week’s Find: The Best View in Georgetown

Shilpi Paul | April 9th 2013 | 3 Comments

This Week's Find has earned a long list of awards and accolades, and all the praise is deserved. A 1999 renovation turned the Georgetown home into a... read »

Home of DC Architect Arthur Keyes Hits the Market

Home of DC Architect Arthur Keyes Hits the Market

UrbanTurf Staff | February 7th 2013

The home of the late architect Arthur Keyes, which recently played host to a few celebrities during inauguration, has hit the market. ... 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
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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DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
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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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The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
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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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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