Passport DC 2015 is a month-long journey around the world highlighting DC’s thriving international diplomatic community and its lively and varied international culture. Celebrated annually in May, which is International Cultural Awareness Month in Washington, Passport DC is 31 days of programming by 70 embassies and more than 40 of DC’s very best cultural institutions. Over 280,000 people experience the popular embassy open houses, street festivals, performances, exhibitions and workshops. – Cultural Tourism DC
The Washington Business Journal reports that closed sales have jumped almost 40% from February to March. Check out the report and the data below.
The Capitol Hill Corner brings us news of the historic Buchanan School of Capitol Hill will soon be converted into townhouses.
“Insight Property Group has the Buchanan School at 13th and D Streets, SE, under contract and hopes to preserve and enhance the historic structures which date to 1895 and raze the newer additions to make way for a series of new townhouses fronting D and 13th Streets, SE. The historic building on the 92,899 square foot site – which lies just outside the Capitol Hill Historic District – would be converted to residential units.”
Read more on their website.
The Washington Post recently highlighted the condominiums on Maple Street on Capitol Hill. Check out the beautiful restoration done on this historic street!
The Washington Post recently uploaded this interactive map about housing trends from the last ten years in DC and the surrounding areas. Be sure to examine all the different features the map has to offer!
SOURCES: Full-value transactions as reported by the state. GRAPHIC: Wilson Andrews, Chris Canipe and Dan Keating – The Washington Post.
Founded in 1986, the mission of the Washington, DC International Film Festival is to bring the best in new international cinema to the nation’s capital.
Check it out! April 16 – 26.
Check out this article in DC Curbed about the housing market.