Posts Tagged ‘woodley park’

Exorbitant House of the Week, Skybrary Edition

Ever worry that your book collection is lacking in altitude? Drop $2.4 million, and your problems are solved:

I'm not sure why this and the other photos of this fresh-on-the-market house look they've been run through Photoshop's colored pencil filter, but with a library like this, who cares? (Just make sure to stash away a few [...]

Woodley Park “McMansions” in the Flesh

Despite the best efforts of the neighbors and most of the City Council, the two monster houses on the corner of 29th and Garfield Street NW got built after all. According to the office of obscenely-large-house broker Marc Fleisher, the rear house is under contract and will close at the end of the month (the [...]

Mary Cheh Goes to Bat For Neighbors Fighting “Two Towers”

The corner of 29th and Garfield Street NW in Woodley Park is open and green, with a stately Colonial that looks tucked away in a forest. It’s been empty since January, and neighbors didn’t know what would happen to it about a month ago, when a raze permit appeared on the garage.

Shocked, the neighbors investigated. [...]