Design & Home

The Week in Real Estate

• Here are some renderings of the plans to expand the U Street building that now houses Results Gym. [Housing Complex]

• Could a Wal-Mart be in the city’s future? The company is eyeing a spot on Howard Road in Southeast but there are no immediate plans. [WBJ]  

• Former President John F. Kennedy’s first home in Georgetown, currently occupied by congressman Roy Blunt, was on the market for all but a day before being snatched up. [Georgetown Metropolitan]

• A new iPhone application lets you know how safe you and your neighborhood are. [UrbanTurf]

• The new Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Neighborhood Library on Rhode Island Avenue, scheduled to open in the spring of 2010, will come with a sculpture. A neon sculpture. [DCMetrocentric]

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