Holy crap, 14th is so hip! (NY Times) A short photo essay of all the hipness that is DC's 14th Street.
Garish palace irks some neighbors in Great Falls (Washington Post) A 25,000 s.f. of-a-mansion, in homage to Louis XIV, upsets neighbors who learn to make do with only 10,000 s.f. Note that the story is listed under the 'crime' section.
February's Case-Shiller numbers show a 3.5% decline (Economic Intersection) The year-over-year decline was worse than expected, but some experts think that maybe this is the bottom, and this time they mean it.
Norton says she's torn on the Height Act changes (CityPaper) As a self-styled smart-growth proponent, the idea makes complete sense to Norton, but she's worried about alienating the fanny-pack toting crowds. And being skilled in bureaucratese, she'd like to see a study done on the issue.
St. Elizabeths master plan drops some pretty renderings (CityPaper) On DC's side of the historic campus, pretty pictures may be just the thing the project needed.