Cleveland Park

Cleveland Park

The residential area that is known as Cleveland Park is bounded by Rock Creek Park to the east, Wisconsin and Idaho Avenues, NW to the west, Klingle and Woodley Roads, NW to the south, and Rodman and Tilden Streets, NW to the north. Throughout the 1800s, the area was used by wealthy Washingtonians as a summer escape from the hot, humid, […]

Georgetown

Georgetown

Perhaps the best know neighborhood in Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers the best of old and new. The traditional boundaries of Georgetown are Dumbarton Oaks to the north, Rock Creek to the east, the Potomac River to the south, and Georgetown University to the west. Founded in 1751 along the shores of the Potomac River, the […]

How to Hire the Right Contractor

How to Hire the Right Contractor

Hiring a contractor can be stressful, especially if you’re planning a major renovation. Use the following guidelines to help you hire the right person for your next home project. These tips also apply if you’re hiring a tradesperson or service professional to tackle any project around the home. Get referrals. As your family, friends and […]

Kalorama

Kalorama

Kalorama is comprised of two distinct neighborhoods: Kalorama Triangle and Sheridan-Kalorama. Kalorama Triangle is bordered by Connecticut Avenue, NW, Columbia Road, NW, Calvert Street, NW, and Rock Creek Park. Sitting adjacent is Sheridan-Kalorama, located between Connecticut Avenue, NW, Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Florida Avenue, NW, and Rock Creek Park. The word Kalorama comes from the Greek word meaning “fine […]

How to Boost Curb Appeal

How to Boost Curb Appeal

If you are thinking of selling your home, I would be happy to help you decide which of these projects would net the best value based upon my experience. Even if you’re not planning on selling your home any time soon, updating and maintaining your home regularly means you will enjoy your home more. Wash […]

Kent

Kent

Kent is a neighborhood in the District. However, it has a more suburban feel. It is bound by Loughboro Road, NW to the north, MacArthur Boulevard, NW to the southwest, and Battery Kemble Park and Chain Bridge Road, NW to the southeast. Some of the earliest inhabitants of the newly formed District of Columbia lived […]

Protecting Your Water Pipes in Cold Weather

Protecting Your Water Pipes in Cold Weather

As we move into a busy fall season, don’t let this year’s winter weather catch you unprepared. To prevent the expense and inconvenience of frozen pipes, take the following precautions to help minimize future problems. BEFORE Freezing Weather Never leave a garden hose attached to the faucet in freezing weather. Disconnect and drain hoses from […]

Massachusetts Avenue Heights

Massachusetts Avenue Heights

Massachusetts Avenue Heights is a tiny neighborhood bounded to the north by Woodley Road, NW, to the southwest by Massachusetts Avenue, NW, to the east by 34th Street, NW, and to the west by Wisconsin Avenue, NW. The neighborhood is dominated by landmarks and bustling retail spaces. Only a very small, triangular section adjacent to […]

Wesley Heights

Wesley Heights

Wesley Heights is a very small neighborhood. It is bordered by Nebraska Avenue, NW to the north, New Mexico Avenue, NW to the east, Battery-Kemble Park to the west, and Glover Parkway, NW to the south. Prior to its development, the land that today makes up Wesley Heights was primarily undeveloped farmland and woodland. W.C. […]