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The Week in Real Estate

A roundup of all real estate-related news and buzz-worthy gossip for the capital region.

On the heels of completing Waterview, the soaring contemporary towers at the foot of Key Bridge, Chevy Chase-based developer JBG announces plans for Central Place, another mixed-use development in Rosslyn. [Bisnow on Business]

Plans are underway to demolish the Nehemiah Center on 14th Street to make room for a residential project. [DC Mud]

The White Cross Bakery—better known to most as the Wonder Bread factory—on 641 S Street in DC’s Shaw neighborhood may soon be converted into retail and office space. [renewshaw.com]

Wired has an interesting Q+A with Zillow founder Rich Barton. In the buyer’s market today, more people are using the site, which offers free home-value estimates. [Wired]

First NPR, then the Department of Justice. Now Artomatic is moving to NoMa. The Capitol Plaza building will host more than 800 artists in the largest iteration of the monthlong festival. [DC Metrocentric]

Last week, we told you about the DoJ’s move to the NoMa area. Here’s a picture of what the building will look like. [DC Metrocentric]

Speaking of NoMa, Gridskipper’s Andrew Evans takes everyone to task for the area’s moniker and points out that, for all the talk of development, the area is essentially empty—and will be for some time. [Gridskipper] Point made, Andrew. Now take five before you burst a vein.

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