When local real estate agent Jordan Aquino bought himself a house two years ago, he chose a historic home that had been freshly renovated by a “flipper” — a developer who purchased the property to upgrade and quickly resell...
The white brick and black-shuttered home at 1314 28th St NW wears its age beautifully. Built in 1801, the semi-detached Federalist townhouse has been extensively redesigned and reimagined. It presents a spacious, light-filled interior. And it’s also a secluded...
The classic brick colonial at 6643 Western Ave NW has what chefs and merchants in southern Louisiana call “lagniappe”— an unexpected flourish that lends an additional piquancy or pleasure to a meal or other purchase. Like an extra beignet, say,...
Every single minute of every single day, Realtors have to be on call. Their phones are practically a part of them and if they put them down even for a few minutes to take a break from answering questions...
By: Carlo Massimo When people call Adams Morgan a “vibrant” neighborhood, they’re usually thinking of bars, restaurants, and the Sitar Arts Center.  Adams Morgan is a vibrant neighborhood. But it’s no secret that the old life and color of the neighborhood are...
There’s a sense of opening-night excitement as you enter the grand lobby of 2501 M St. NW. Backstage, construction continues at an intense pace, but the front of the house all is serenity and sophistication. Lofty ceilings; walls of...
By: Carlo Massimo Last week, the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI), a progressive think-tank, released a report on affordable housing in the District. Specifically, the report mapped affordable housing units built since 2015. An interactive map on the DCFPI website...
Although it overlooks the delightful green space and neighborhood secret of Dinosaur Park (aka Carolina Park), this Palisades home is far from old or “prehistoric.” The cool gray shingle and stone house at 5620 Sherier Place NW is a...
In a city given to superlatives, “luxury homes” are a dime a dozen. (McMansions, we’re looking at you.) But, as fashion designer and style icon Coco Chanel once observed, “luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.” The newly...
D.C.’s changing landscape has brought a new vibe (and some gentrification controversy) to long-established neighborhoods, as well as a whole new purpose to older structures whose original use is long past the sell-by date. Such is the case with 11Park...

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