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Unique Spaces

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Unique Spaces, from most recent to least.

DC’s One-Room House

DC’s One-Room House

Shilpi Paul | May 2nd 2013 | 9 Comments

For those with the budget for a studio but the hankering for a house of their own, a one-room studio house just appeared on the market on Capitol... read »

Dupont Circle’s Old Frat House To Become Alley Home

Dupont Circle’s Old Frat House To Become Alley Home

Shilpi Paul | January 30th 2013 | 15 Comments

In a city chock full of row houses and condos, unusual properties can be hard to find. However, this recently purchased Dupont Circle building,... read »

Best Transition From a Garage To a Home

Best Transition From a Garage To a Home

UrbanTurf Staff | December 20th 2012

Former commercial spaces being re-purposed for residential use is not a new phenomenon. Warehouses frequently become lofts, churches become homes,... read »

$160,000 Above Asking: Logan Circle’s Unique Carriage House Sells

$160,000 Above Asking: Logan Circle’s Unique Carriage House Sells

Shilpi Paul | September 25th 2012 | 15 Comments

In a deal that defines the term "escalation clause," UrbanTurf learns that the garage-turned-carriage house we wrote about earlier this month sold... read »

Unique Spaces: Frank Lloyd Wright Goes Green in Kensington

Unique Spaces: Frank Lloyd Wright Goes Green in Kensington

Jennifer Sergent | August 27th 2012 | 4 Comments

Judy Whalley caught the Arts & Crafts bug after college when she was living in a 1930’s bungalow in Oak Park, Illinois, home to some of Frank Lloyd... read »

Unique Spaces: Old Town General Store Becomes Three-Level Home

Unique Spaces: Old Town General Store Becomes Three-Level Home

Jennifer Sergent | August 13th 2012 | 8 Comments

In this installment of Unique Spaces, we head over to Old Town, Alexandria where a general store was turned into a three-level home. ... read »

Unique Spaces: A Studio 27 Renovation on Capitol Hill

Unique Spaces: A Studio 27 Renovation on Capitol Hill

Jennifer Sergent | July 25th 2012 | 13 Comments

Juan Felipe Rincon and RC Bates did not want to leave Bates' Capitol Hill row house when they moved in together. So, they called a popular green... read »

Unique Spaces: The Bank that Became a Home

Unique Spaces: The Bank that Became a Home

Jennifer Sergent | May 22nd 2012 | 6 Comments

In this installment of Unique Spaces, we look at a Capitol Hill home that was formerly a branch of the original City Bank. ... read »

This Week’s Find: From Pie to Hooch to Heroin to Home

This Week’s Find: From Pie to Hooch to Heroin to Home

Shilpi Paul | March 28th 2012 | 7 Comments

Built in 1860, This Week's Find has a past that includes life as a pie factory and clearing house for illicit substances. ... read »

Unique Spaces: The Gym, The Stables and The Firehouse

Unique Spaces: The Gym, The Stables and The Firehouse

Mark Wellborn | September 22nd 2011

These days, it is not that uncommon for a former school or a church in the DC area to be put up for sale and converted into residences. However, when... read »

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