These cities shook off the recession and are actually better off than they were in 2007. What can we learn from them?
Home & Living
President Obama on Friday will nominate San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be his new secretary of housing and urban development.
Housing has emerged as the brightest spot in the economy this year, but some analysts are questioning whether the market’s recovery is built to last.
Homeowners in Maryland and Washington, D.C., have a long way to go before they recover lost ground and housing values from the Great Recession. Foreclosure rates were kept artificially low by local governments, but their policies could come back to haunt them.
Arthur Tsiamis is building nine condominiums at North View in Glover Park, just north of Georgetown at 4004 Edmunds St. NW. Residents can walk to multiple restaurants, bars, shops and grocery stores in Glover Park as well as to Georgetown for dining, shopping and entertainment.
The Dupont Circle neighborhood inspires plenty of longing among many D.C.-area residents who visit the restaurants, shops and nightlife in this lively community and wish they lived in the midst of its excitement.
Back in your great-grandfather’s day, streetcars cranked their way around Greater Washington with fairly predictable regularity. In the early 20th century, family weekends might include “riding the lines” out to amusement parks in Glen Echo, Bethesda or far Northeast, lines locals used daily to get to work, school or shopping.
The Washington area may be home to Democrats, Republicans, independents and Libertarians, but no matter what their political persuasion, local residents more than likely live in a conservative home.