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Best of 2005: Slickest Landscaping Job

Redskins owner Dan Snyder did some remodeling

Redskins owner Dan Snyder cut down 130 trees that impeded the view from his $10-million estate to the Potomac River. The move, approved by the National Park Service, angered environmentalists and Montgomery County officials, who imposed some $40,000 in fees and fines against Snyder.


Washingtonian staffers contributing to this section were Cristina Abello, Susan Baer, Susan Davidson, Ken DeCell, Rebecca Dreilinger, Kim Isaac Eisler, Mary Clare Fleury, Kimberly Forrest, Brooke Lea Foster, Garrett M. Graff, Cynthia Hacinli, Thomas Head, Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Chad Lorenz, Leslie Milk, Aparna Nancherla, William O'Sullivan, Cindy Rich, and Chris Wilson. Also contributing were Cathy Alter, Ann Cochran, and Matthew Graham.