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The Week in Real Estate

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

• Geraldine Ferraro, Bob Novak, and some residents of the Newseum building are among the lucky few with a view overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue on Inauguration Day. [Housing Complex]

• A stream-restoration project in Reston is under fire from local residents who argue the removal of trees for construction has dramatically altered the natural landscape. [WaPo via Restonian]

• The $40 million renovation of Ford’s Theater is coming to and end, with a reopening ceremony expected to take place in early February. [DCMetrocentric]

• A historic church located on T Street, NE was moved to free up space for the construction of an affordable-housing project. Pretty cool, huh? The building was moved about 80 feet from its original location. [DCmud]

• Details of an $80 million, three-phase project in Fort Totten were unveiled this week. When completed, the project will have more than 800 residential units. [Housing Complex]

• Is Columbia Heights the city’s hottest neighborhood right now? Hell yeah! (We may be slightly biased, though.) [UrbanTurf]

• Speaking of Columbia Heights, an art gallery is the latest addition to the area. There’s an open house this weekend for those interested in checking out the space. [New Columbia Heights]

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