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The Week in Real Estate

• With development proposals for the Franklin School near Eastern Market due next month, debate over its fate has started. [WBJ]

• A look at some of the odd, sometimes funny cases that pass through the city’s landlord and tenant court. [Housing Complex]

• Work to repair the damage caused by a 2007 fire is underway at the Georgetown Library. The project, which includes replacing  the building’s roof, is expected to finish by mid-2010. [DC Metrocentric]

• A look at what some houses across the region go for in these post-bust days. [Washingtonian]

• Renderings of the redevelopment plans for Janney Elementary School in Tenleytown have been released. A four-story building expected to double the school’s size will be constructed on the western side, facing 42nd Street. [DCMud]

• Some of the area’s  best open houses for the weekend. [Urban Turf]

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