Search Results for:

You are here

Ivy City Smokehouse Looks to Open Concept East of the Anacostia
Blog 1 month ago
Ivy City Smokehouse Looks to Open Concept East of the Anacostia
Source Urban Turf

Andy Shallal isn't the only local businessman looking to open up a new location east of the Anacostia River. UrbanTurf has learned that Ivy City...

Share
Thursday's Must Reads
Blog 1 month ago
Thursday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Why WMATA wants to demolish DC's last streetcar trestle. — (L. Lazo/WaPo) 3,000 square-foot Montauk beachfront mansion, originally built by Bernie...

Share
This Week's Find: A Robert Gurney With a Bill Clinton Story
Blog 1 month ago
This Week's Find: A Robert Gurney With a Bill Clinton Story
Source Urban Turf

Modernist architect Robert Gurney has left his signature on many high-end homes in the DC area, and now another has hit the market. For this...

Share
Your Smartphone May Soon be Your SmarTrip Card
Blog 1 month ago
Your Smartphone May Soon be Your SmarTrip Card
Source Urban Turf

Starting next year, Metro riders will be able to pay for trips with their smartphones. Yesterday, Metro announced that it is upgrading its fare...

Share
The Inventory Effect? DC Home Sales Drop 9 Percent in March
Blog 1 month ago
The Inventory Effect? DC Home Sales Drop 9 Percent in March
Source Urban Turf

Rising home prices and a lack of homes for sale seem to finally be affecting buyer demand in DC and the rest of the region.  The March housing...

Share
Wednesday's Must Reads
Blog 1 month ago
Wednesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

One-third of late 20-somethings live with their parents — the most in 75 years. — (D. Kopf/QZ) Finn Lough Bubble Domes offer an immersive...

Share
DC Council Passes TOPA Exemption Law
Blog 1 month ago
DC Council Passes TOPA Exemption Law
Source Urban Turf

The DC Council passed a bill on Tuesday that will exempt renters of homes in DC from the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA).  TOPA has long...

Share
Five Exquisite Townhomes with a Twist Debut on Capitol Hill
Blog 1 month ago
Five Exquisite Townhomes with a Twist Debut on Capitol Hill
Source Urban Turf

Baluster, a boutique collection of exquisite, 19th century Capitol Hill townhomes, debuts this month. From custom home builder Petra Development,...

Share
334 Apartments Overlooking a Woonerf: The Preliminary Plans for Yards West
Blog 1 month ago
334 Apartments Overlooking a Woonerf: The Preliminary Plans for Yards West
Source Urban Turf

While construction continues on The Yards, master developer Forest City is already planning the second phase of the 42-acre redevelopment just...

Share
Tuesday's Must Reads
Blog 1 month ago
Tuesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

"I forgot to grab avocados": Homewood, Illinois tries marketing its suburb to millennials as a hip home for hipsters. — (A.K. Hurley/City Lab)...

Share
A Downtown Woonerf? A New Green Space Gateway for Chinatown
Blog 1 month ago
A Downtown Woonerf? A New Green Space Gateway for Chinatown
Source Urban Turf

While the Chinatown neighborhood is well known for its built environment, attention is now being paid to one of its few green spaces. Chinatown...

Share
From Teachers to Doctors: How Affordable is Housing for the DC-Area Workforce?
Blog 1 month ago
From Teachers to Doctors: How Affordable is Housing for the DC-Area Workforce?
Source Urban Turf

As DC's agencies get creative to ensure construction of workforce housing, Trulia's latest analysis examines just how affordable housing is for the...

Share
JBG Smith Acquires McDonalds Parcel Along New York Avenue for $17.4 Million
Blog 1 month ago
JBG Smith Acquires McDonalds Parcel Along New York Avenue for $17.4 Million
Source Urban Turf

JBG Smith continues to make Northeast DC a part of its long-term plans in the city.  The firm acquired 75 New York Avenue NE for $17.4 million last...

Share
Monday's Must Reads
Blog 1 month ago
Monday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

What $9.5 million buys: a 12-day stay on a luxury space hotel, orbiting Earth. — (M. Locker/Fast Co) Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett...

Share
Bethesda Condo Sale Represents Largest Unit Purchased in Ten Years
Blog 1 month ago
Bethesda Condo Sale Represents Largest Unit Purchased in Ten Years
Source Urban Turf

Last month, a 6,100 square-foot Georgetown condo set a resale record in DC after selling for $8 million. Now, a new 10-year record has been set in...

Share
Best New Listings: A Loft Disguised as a Rowhouse
Blog 1 month ago
Best New Listings: A Loft Disguised as a Rowhouse
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Best New Listings include a Federal rowhouse off H Street, a loft disguised as a rowhouse and a 7,300 square-foot home in Georgetown's...

Share
$11 Million DC Mansion Hits the Market, Complete With Plans For a New Home
Blog 1 month ago
$11 Million DC Mansion Hits the Market, Complete With Plans For a New Home
Source Urban Turf

Homes in DC priced above $10 million hit the market about once every couple months, but they aren't often listed with images of a new house that...

Share
The 182 Luxury Condos Selling in NoMa’s Commercial Center
Blog 1 month ago
The 182 Luxury Condos Selling in NoMa’s Commercial Center
Source Urban Turf

NoMa’s brand new luxury condominium The Lexicon is now offering homes ranging from one bedrooms to two bedroom plus dens and the opportunity to...

Share
Friday's Must Reads
Blog 1 month ago
Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Come out to a community meeting to learn more about the language-immersion school opening in the Intelsat building. — (FHC) Rising mortgage...

Share
Take Me Out to the (Apartment Roof Next to the) Ballgame
Blog 1 month ago
Take Me Out to the (Apartment Roof Next to the) Ballgame
Source Urban Turf

The view from F1RST Take Me Out to the (Apartment Roof Next to the) Ballgame

Share
Mortgage Rates Drop For Second Straight Week
Blog 1 month ago
Mortgage Rates Drop For Second Straight Week
Source Urban Turf

After rising at a steady pace for the first part of 2018, long-term mortgage rates have started easing in recent weeks.  On Thursday, Freddie Mac...

Share
A Covert Church-to-Residential Conversion Planned in Trinidad
Blog 1 month ago
A Covert Church-to-Residential Conversion Planned in Trinidad
Source Urban Turf

Typically, church-to-residential conversions conjure images of living spaces with soaring ceilings and stained-glass windows. The former New...

Share
Thursday's Must Reads
Blog 1 month ago
Thursday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Jury rules that landlords who ran illegal rentals in Dupont Circle rowhouse must pay $15 million to families of two tenants who perished in fire. —...

Share
One-Third of DC Area Renters Could Afford to Buy
Blog 1 month ago
One-Third of DC Area Renters Could Afford to Buy
Source Urban Turf

An apartment along 14th Street in DC. One-Third of DC Area Renters Could Afford to Buy

Share
What Around $1.2 Million Buys in the DC Area
Blog 1 month ago
What Around $1.2 Million Buys in the DC Area
Source Urban Turf

For What X Buys this week, UrbanTurf rounds up some homes in the DC area for buyers looking to spend around $1.2 million. Turn-of-the-Century...

Share
$5,000 to Go to the Front of the Line: Paying for Expedited Building Permits Goes Above-Board in DC
Blog 1 month ago
$5,000 to Go to the Front of the Line: Paying for Expedited Building Permits Goes Above-Board in DC
Source Urban Turf

In January, the DC Council introduced a bill that would split the city's Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) into two agencies in...

Share
Wednesday's Must Reads
Blog 1 month ago
Wednesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Candidate for DC Council chairman Ed Lazere calls for a hearing on Amazon incentives. — (D. Hansen/WBJ) The history of DC's many triangular plots...

Share
Is Baltimore DC's Twin City? Or Is It Boston?
Blog 1 month ago
Is Baltimore DC's Twin City? Or Is It Boston?
Source Urban Turf

Boston skyline. Image courtesy of Max Pixel. Is Baltimore DC's Twin City? Or Is It Boston?

Share
The 1,822 Units Planned for Tenleytown and AU Park
Blog 1 month ago
The 1,822 Units Planned for Tenleytown and AU Park
Source Urban Turf

A lot has changed in less than a year for the Tenleytown and American University Park neighborhoods, as more detailed plans were unveiled for...

Share
Three-Bedroom Condos Debut in Northeast DC's Buzzing Ivy City
Blog 1 month ago
Three-Bedroom Condos Debut in Northeast DC's Buzzing Ivy City
Source Urban Turf

Ivy City—the formerly industrial Northeast DC neighborhood that is home to a host of new restaurants, bars, much-talked about distilleries and big...

Share