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D.C. Buyers Scramble For Homes In A Seller's Market

The fall real-estate market in the District is heating up as buyers compete for a limited supply of homes for sale.

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DC Public Libraries

Amid fanfare over the many new and renovated libraries around the District, debate continues over what to do with the historic Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, designed by modern master Mies van der Rohe.

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Streetcar Advocates See A Walkable Community For Columbia Pike

Advocates hope a new streetcar line will create a vibrant, walkable community along Columbia Pike in Arlington, but planners say it takes a lot more than transit to transform a neighborhood.

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New Office Building Approved For Crystal City

The first major redevelopment for Arlington's Crystal City neighborhood was approved by the county board this week, and soon, an old office building will be demolished to make room for a new 24-story building.

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Prince George's County Begins Redevelopment Efforts

Prince George's County's Transforming Neighborhood Initiative is set to begin today, and will affect 26 apartment buildings in the Coral Hills area.

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D.C. Grows 'Five-Minute' Neighborhoods

D.C. is excelling at creating thriving, walkable neighborhoods out of blighted areas, experts say, and the Capitol Riverfront is a prime example.

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Arlington Adds 111 Affordable Housing Units

In response to rising property values that are rapidly gentrifying areas of Arlington like the Columbia Pike corridor, the county has opened a renovated low-income apartment complex.

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Introducing the H Street Heritage Trail

A revitalized H Street corridor has exploded in the past few years with bars and restaurants, but the area has a fascinating history. We explore the Greater H Street Heritage Trail, which opens this weekend.

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Alexandria's Old Town Theater To Stay A Theater

Alexandria's Old Town Theater, which was set to be repurposed for retail shops, will actually revisit its Vaudeville roots after a renovation that will reveal some of the building's original early 20th-century features. 

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Outcome For Alexandria's Waterfront Plan Uncertain

Supporters and opponents of the Alexandria waterfront plan are still battling out a resolution. Voters may have the ultimate say, however, in who they elect in council elections this November.

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