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Community, Developers Grapple Over Adams Morgan Plaza

The debate over how to develop the SunTrust site in Adams Morgan raises questions about privately-held public spaces.

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Your Turn: Community Policing

It's "your turn" to join a conversation about where the D.C. region fits into the reinvigorated national debate about race, community policing and accountability.

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#NPRreads: Simplify Your Weekend With These 3 Stories

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
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The Architecture Project Behind Obama's Chicago Presidential Library

The Obama Foundation named Tod Williams and Billie Tsien as the architects of the presidential museum and library. Scott Simon talks to Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin.
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DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson Steps Down

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced yesterday that she is stepping down from her role running the District's schools.

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Why Does Every New Restaurant Look Like A Factory?

The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors, and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, "Seriously, why?"
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Who's The D.C. Local Running The General Services Administration?

In the Washington metropolitan region, the General Services Administration is in charge of more than 100 million square feet of federal workspace.

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Would A New Zoning Plan Make Fairfax County Too Urban?

Fairfax County lawmakers this week are considering a plan to boost density around transit stops and create more vibrant urban centers.

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Massive Structure Found 'Hiding In Plain Sight' At Ancient Site Of Petra

Researchers using satellite images and drones discovered a structure the size of an Olympic-size pool near the center of the ancient city in Jordan. But what exactly it was used for remains a mystery.
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Space Available: Behind The Region's Office Glut

In the D.C. region office vacancy rates are at a 25-year high. Kojo explores what's behind the glass-and-steel glut and how planners are rethinking corporate spaces.

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