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The Week in Real Estate

Every Friday, we round up the week’s real-estate news and gossip.

• Georgetown University is under fire from neighbors and relatives of those interred at Holy Rood Cemetery for neglecting care of the 176-year-old cemetery, which occupies 6.5 acres in the Glover Park area. [WaPo]

• The city council passed a bill authorizing construction of a convention-center hotel, which they hope will help revitalize the Shaw neighborhood. [Housing Complex]

• A makeover for the West End neighborhood could be underway very soon: Calls for development proposals were issued earlier this week by the city government for the neighborhood’s public library, fire station, and special-operations police-unit building. [DCmud]

• A three-bedroom row house in Glover Park ($824,900) and a two-bedroom townhouse in Old Town ($675,000) are two of Urban Turf’s picks for the best open houses around town this weekend. [UrbanTurf]

• Park Place, a 200,000 square-foot mixed-use development across from the Georgia Avenue Metro station in Petworth, has been completed. The development has over 160 apartments, 30 of which will serve as affordable homes. [Housing Complex]

• The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities is working on repairing the Gateway Arch in Chinatown. Work should be completed by the end of the summer. [DCMetrocentric]
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