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A Covert Church-to-Residential Conversion Planned in Trinidad
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A Covert Church-to-Residential Conversion Planned in Trinidad
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Typically, church-to-residential conversions conjure images of living spaces with soaring ceilings and stained-glass windows. The former New...

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Thursday's Must Reads
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Thursday's Must Reads
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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. —...

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

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What Around $1.2 Million Buys in the DC Area
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What Around $1.2 Million Buys in the DC Area
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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...

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$5,000 to Go to the Front of the Line: Paying for Expedited Building Permits Goes Above-Board in DC
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$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...

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Wednesday's Must Reads
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Wednesday's Must Reads
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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...

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

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The 1,822 Units Planned for Tenleytown and AU Park
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The 1,822 Units Planned for Tenleytown and AU Park
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A lot has changed in less than a year for the Tenleytown and American University Park neighborhoods, as more detailed plans were unveiled for...

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Three-Bedroom Condos Debut in Northeast DC's Buzzing Ivy City
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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...

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Tuesday's Must Reads
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Tuesday's Must Reads
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How cities have been angling to entice Amazon during recent executive visits. — (L. Stevens/S. Mahtani/S. Raice/WSJ) DC's hosting Amazon executives...

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A New Tool Tracks Development in Downtown Bethesda
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A New Tool Tracks Development in Downtown Bethesda
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A portion of the development tracking map A New Tool Tracks Development in Downtown Bethesda

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The DC Apartment Buildings that Provide a Peek into Nationals Park
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The DC Apartment Buildings that Provide a Peek into Nationals Park
Source Urban Turf

As opening day approaches, UrbanTurf takes another look at the projects that have already delivered or are still under construction that boast a...

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Under Contract in One Week, Two Days and Three Weeks
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Under Contract in One Week, Two Days and Three Weeks
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Under Contract includes listings that found buyers in timeframes ranging from two days to three weeks.  Three Weeks at the Nexus of...

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Monday's Must Reads
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Monday's Must Reads
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Metro's recent retail rebranding effort, like previous rebranding efforts, rubs many riders the wrong way. — (M. Powers/WaPo) Since 2018 started,...

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A Glimpse into Capital One's Café in the Center of Georgetown
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A Glimpse into Capital One's Café in the Center of Georgetown
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Rendering of the café coffee bar on the ground floor A Glimpse into Capital One's Café in the Center of Georgetown

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Catholic University Plans to Trade Housing For Dining
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Catholic University Plans to Trade Housing For Dining
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Rendering of the planned dining hall Catholic University Plans to Trade Housing For Dining

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$10,600 a Year: Airbnb a Boon to DC Seniors
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$10,600 a Year: Airbnb a Boon to DC Seniors
Source Urban Turf

Airbnb rental in DC $10,600 a Year: Airbnb a Boon to DC Seniors

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Best New Listings: The Hidden Features Edition
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Best New Listings: The Hidden Features Edition
Source Urban Turf

This week’s edition of Best New Listings includes an unassuming Capitol Hill loft, an artistically architectural Tudor in Wesley Heights and a...

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Friday's Must Reads
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Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Plans are presented to reskin and revitalize the office-and-retail building adjacent to Van Ness Metro station. — (M. Berlin/FHC) Tenants of Trump...

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DC's Six-Year Housing Inventory Drought
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DC's Six-Year Housing Inventory Drought
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The long-running lack of homes for sale in DC will continue to be an issue in the spring market, but the coming months could be worse for home...

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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
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UrbanTurf Listings is a premium property listings service that showcases some of the most appealing for-sale homes from across the DC metropolitan...

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A Slew of Art Components Added to Martha's Table Redevelopment
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A Slew of Art Components Added to Martha's Table Redevelopment
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Newer rendering of proposed development as viewed from southwest. Click to enlarge. A Slew of Art Components Added to Martha's Table Redevelopment

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Thursday's Must Reads
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Thursday's Must Reads
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How cities are trying to preserve the affordability of commercial space for local businesses. — (O. Lavecchia/ILSR) Another scooter company rolls...

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From Brightwood to Congress Heights, Putting DC Starter Homes (and Affordability) into Context
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From Brightwood to Congress Heights, Putting DC Starter Homes (and Affordability) into Context
Source Urban Turf

Last week, UrbanTurf reported on the market for starter homes in the DC area. This week, DC Policy Center (DCPC) released a report that, among...

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Douglas Development Files Plans to Bring Target to Ivy City
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Douglas Development Files Plans to Bring Target to Ivy City
Source Urban Turf

Rendering of proposed retail development Douglas Development Files Plans to Bring Target to Ivy City

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DC's March Madness is Less Mad than Usual
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DC's March Madness is Less Mad than Usual
Source Urban Turf

March Madness is upon us again. Yesterday, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor of Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) held...

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Wednesday's Must Reads
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Wednesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Adams Morgan bar experiencing odd occupancy issue based on patron-to-restroom ratio. — (L. Hayes/WCP) With 4th straight year of $100 million...

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An Update on the Union Station Expansion
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An Update on the Union Station Expansion
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Previous rendering of expanded Union Station with Burnham Place to the rear An Update on the Union Station Expansion

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Plans Filed For 41-Unit Project at Dancing Crab Site in Tenleytown
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Plans Filed For 41-Unit Project at Dancing Crab Site in Tenleytown
Source Urban Turf

Aerial rendering of Dancing Crab development. Click to enlarge. Plans Filed For 41-Unit Project at Dancing Crab Site in Tenleytown

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One Person, Three Bedrooms: DC's Mismatched Housing Market
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One Person, Three Bedrooms: DC's Mismatched Housing Market
Source Urban Turf

The dearth of family-sized units in DC has received a lot of attention, whether as part of the debate over the fate of an amended Comprehensive...

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