Hot Home Alert! Perfect opportunity to own just blocks away from the Anacostia metro! Ready for your creative vision or occupy as-is. Be a part of exciting neighborhood developments including the first Busboys and Poets east of the river, the 11th Street Bridge Park (first elevated DC park), and the MLK Gateway Project. Plan your... Continue Reading →
Take a moment to check out this great Op-Ed by Scott Kratz, vice president of Building Bridges Across the River. #Anacostia "By working intentionally, early and with the community, we resolutely believe residents have a right to be heard, a right to stay and a right to thrive in this city that we call home."
When applying for a building permit with DCRA, as the homeowner in years past I have used the Homeowner's Center (excellent resource!) or used the Postcard Permit online system. Not so for this next rehabilitation, my biggest to date. Review Cycle Three (3) begins. Fingers crossed this next round leads to a building permit so... Continue Reading →
#DC #CongressHeights #METRO will be seeing major upgrades around it. According to the Washington Business Journal, "Events D.C.’s entertainment and sports arena is finally taking shape in Ward 8, with the $65 million project slated to open in September and breathe new life in the Congress Heights neighborhood." #FollowDevelopment See here for more information: http://bit.ly/2FwUvTi
As many of you know, I’m a resident of Anacostia, a neighborhood that many in Washington, DC continue to associate with crime, poverty, and disrepair. I write this post in the hope that you will support a community effort to hire legal counsel to defend the Historic Preservation of Derelict District Properties Act of 2016... Continue Reading →
"East of the river, the Anacostia Historic District has experienced years of disinvestment. The neighborhood contains numerous irreplaceable historic buildings that are vacant and suffering from demolition by neglect. Most disturbing are the historic homes held vacant & blighted for years (even decades) by the District’s Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD)." Read more here: http://www.lenfant.org/revolving-fund-program/projects/2015-properties-in-need.html
Check this out, Anacostia is the winner of Curbed DC's first neighborhood theme week! What this means is that throughout the second week of June, Curbed will celebrate the history, culture, and real estate in my Southeast neighborhood. See article.
Converted in 2004, the Lovejoy Lofts are a converted schoolhouse located near H Street NE. I'm fascinated by historic buildings such as this one being reconfigured for different purposes or - rather than being torn down - being incorporated into additions and conversions. Walking through the building's hallways, I almost expect to see and hear kids... Continue Reading →
5. Kent 4. Shaw 3. Anacostia 2. West End 1. Congress Heights #3 is #Anacostia ... The DC Neighborhoods with the Best Price Appreciation in 2015 https://t.co/qq6T2cdUQ8 — K in DC (@FirstHomeDC) December 11, 2015
You don't wake up thinking, today my dog is going to die. But, he did. I'm en route to Ohio now to hold Ralfe one last time before I let him go to run wild, forever and always. Rescued in Haiti, Ralfe had just turned 3 in August (I swear he was a Leo, in... Continue Reading →