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What’s Up With the DC Rental Market?

These are uncertain times for the rental market in Washington, DC.  In this year’s feast-or-famine market, chances are that if you filled a vacant...

What’s That On Your Roof?

Or, is it something in your crawl space? Do you hear scratching sounds coming from your roof or running and walking noises at night...

History: Capitol Hill Alley Dwellings

Washington DC is home to a large number of historical alleys. Many of those alleys are located on Capitol Hill and are thriving as...

Happy 100th Birthday, Frager’s!

A Capitol Hill icon is about to celebrate its 100th birthday. Frager’s Hardware (1115 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) will mark their centenary with a month-long...

The White House Grounds’ Remarkable Continuity of Care

The White House grounds are a unique example of American residential landscape design, embodying writer Nora Gallagher’s observation that “the road to the sacred...

Capitol Hill Murals – Walking Tour

Capitol Hill is home to many dazzling (some, quite literally) works of art, painted on the exteriors of homes and businesses. Some murals are...

Kitchen Renovation in a Historic District Home

Washington D.C. has over 30 designated neighborhood historic districts spread over all four quadrants of the city including Capitol Hill. Architect Bruce Wentworth, AIA...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

It’s November, already. How late can one still plant spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils? Until the ground has frozen solid. But best before that –...

Guerrilla Gardeners Give Triangle Parks a New Look Hill

This fall, the Guerilla Gardeners brought back to life two triangle pocket parks near Potomac Gardens and Hopkins Apartments. These are located at 12th...

The Deer House Is for Sale

The Deer House, one of Capitol Hill’s finest and most well-known homes, has just been put on the market.  It’s a good time to...
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