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Shake Shack Coming to Logan

Shakeshack is coming to 14th Street and Rhode Island Avenue, NW. There go all of our good intentions. "I'm just going to grab a salad for lunch." Ten minutes later: Return stealthily to office with a bag wafting french fry smell. The popular burger joint has four D.C. locations, including one at Nationals Park. Shakeshack is [...]

2016-09-27T15:58:52+00:00September 28th, 2016|

More Shipping Container Housing for DC

Brookland will get its second shipping container residential project if the plans  from Hinds Development and Travis Price Architects come to fruition. The partners plan to convert a building that was a Safeway grocery store in a former life into condos composed of shipping containers, UrbanTurf reports. The latest project is planned for 1201 Franklin St., NE and [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:11+00:00September 27th, 2016|

Newest Smithsonian Now Open

The newest Smithsonian is officially open. The National Museum of African American History and Culture celebrates its Grand Opening with a weekend-long celebration. Initially you can only attend with a timed pass, to learn more go here.

2016-09-25T19:54:06+00:00September 25th, 2016|

Apple to Carnegie?

Apple might plant its flag downtown. The Carnegie Library in the center of Mount Vernon Square could be a flagship location for the retailer, The Washington Post reports. Previous plans to move the Spy Museum to the building fell through. (Image from Chris Hsia on Flickr.)

2016-10-18T19:04:11+00:00September 25th, 2016|

Brace Yourself for Beach Drive Closures

Real estate with proximity and access to Rock Creek Parkway comes with a higher price tag, but for the next three years it might also come with a traffic headache. The National Park Service will be closing sections of Beach Drive for repairs starting as soon as Sept. 22. That's this week! The first segment [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:11+00:00September 19th, 2016|

Eye for Design: Pools

The lingering summer heat reminds us of Architectural Digest's collection of stunning pools featured earlier this summer. See their slideshow and transport your mind to quiet summer moments, poolside.

2016-10-18T19:04:11+00:00September 16th, 2016|

REI Readies in NoMa

The District's first REI outdoor retailer will open on Oct. 21 in the former Uline Arena building in NoMa. The one-time concert venue for the Beatles has been transformed by Douglas Development into a mixed-use building. See behind the scenes photos of this work in progress on the Washington Business Journal and CurbedDC. (Image by Michelle [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:13+00:00September 16th, 2016|

Friendly Spotlight: 9 Boutique Dupont Condos

Our friends at CAS Riegler are working on 9 brand new condo units on the 1700 block of P Street–that's a prime Dupont location. While it is still in the planning stages, the proposal calls for one and two-bedroom units, 7 of which will have private outdoor space, Urban Turf reports. It could be some [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:13+00:00September 12th, 2016|

Streetcar: Six Months, Sunday Service

The DC Streetcar (have you heard the jingle?) is celebrating six months of operation along H Street and Benning Road this week. And the District Department of Transportation just announced the free transit option will begin Sunday service in September. While there are questions about whether the $200 million 2.2 mile streetcar line was a [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:13+00:00August 31st, 2016|

An End of Summer General Reading List, By Us

As summer winds down, we thought we'd share a few items that we either bookmarked to read later or that we read with great interest. Some are about real estate, some are just about DC, each gave us pause and made us grateful for the luxury of time that seems more abundant in summer. The [...]

2016-08-26T19:22:35+00:00August 29th, 2016|