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H STREET—The 215-unit apartment building so close to Union Station has just opened up their leasing efforts to get ready for people to move in during March. We have the floorplans of what the units will look like once they're completed and the price ranges for the studios, one, and two bedrooms.
DC—Finding a first home is tough, especially one that comes with parking. Curbed searched high and low to find fifteen starter homes with parking and all of them are in hot or almost-hot neighborhoods.
GRAFFITI DOCS—DC's most prolific tagger, Cool Disco Dan, is the subject of a new documentary coming in February. We have the trailer where the secret graffiti artist finally shows himself on camera.
ART—Joshua DeMonte is an artist who has created wearable architecture—just your standard bridges and aqueducts now sized for necks and wrists.
RESERVOIR ROAD—A luxury contemporary mansion is for sale with some unusual features. An 'oculus' they call the Eye of God is one, a metal library called Bookhenge is the other.
RENTALS—This week's Curbed Comparisons looked at rentals available for $1,500. We found about half a dozen properties in this price range from a few different parts of the city.
DUPONT CIRCLE—Underneath Dupont Circle are the former streetcar tracks that haven't been used for over fifty years. The group of artists known as Dupont Underground want to turn it into a place for retail and artistic endeavors and have provided a video of what it looks now. Kinda spooky.
CAPITOL HILL—There's a very old house for sale with interiors designed by Barry Dixon. He made the unusual choice of using a pink and brown color palate, but he explains how he made it work.
RACKED—There are some early year sales on as well as Old Town Alexandria's annual Boutique Sale that everyone is excited about.
HIGH ROLLERS— Curbed is looking for stories about people who operate in the upper end of the real estate market. Know of any? Get in touch through firstname.lastname@example.org. Anonymity guaranteed.