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POTOMAC—There's a huge house in Potomac that can't find a buyer so has come down in price again. Now asking $6.5M these 18,000 square feet are as ornate as you'll get around here.
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS—We found some rentals under $1,500 in this neighborhood that aren't crack dens. But, hurry, rentals in this price range move fast.
DC—This month's issue of House Beautiful has a DC makeover of a local house that used to belong to political columnist Joseph Alsop. The full spread will be out in the print edition next week, but we have some early shots of the pages.
SPRING VALLEY—The DC Design House has finished with the decorating and is open to the public until mid-May. We have some before shots of the house that was built in 1956 but now has about half a dozen rooms that have been completely updated.
CHRIS COOLEY—The Redskins tight end knows his way around a potter's wheel and he just posted a video explaining how he made his latest batch of wine holders.
OLD TOWN—This week our Least Expensive list looks at the quaint and charming Old Town neighborhood. There's a few deals to be found.