Anacostia Park celebrates 100 Years

On Friday and Saturday, the National Park Service will throw a two-day birthday bash at the 1,200-acre Anacostia Park, which runs from the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge on South Capitol Street up to the Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens in Northeast. Read more about the park's history and weekend events here (DC Curbed).

Laying a Foundation #LittleK

#2308 had its second round of inspections Tuesday (building inspection code 130 for anyone wondering). We passed! This time around, the DCRA inspector focused on the additions' foundation; the first inspection evaluated foundation footings. Confused as to what is what?! I was, too. I continue to learn the terms, the processes, and the steps involved... Continue Reading →

Displacement in D.C.

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."

Congress Heights Metro

#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

DC Market Trends

Pictures and the story behind my renovation's yellow pine to come soon (proud I am!), but first ... I just wanted to say, shout out to all of the buyers who are successfully purchasing homes in Washington. Why, you ask? Because, in short, buying in D.C. is competitive -- with plenty more losers than winners. Check... Continue Reading →

March 2011 I say, “Hello, Anacostia”

I am a new homeowner—today marks just under 2.5 months of homeownership. At the advanced age of ninety-five, my home is neither naïve in the ways of the world nor tireless in its efforts to foster community development. Instead, its run-down state illustrates exhaustion and neglect, and for too long the ability to find resonance... Continue Reading →

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