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Anacostia Week

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Anacostia's biggest up-and-coming developments

There is already a lot to see and do in Anacostia, from the Frederick Douglass house to the Anacostia Community Museum. In the next few years, there will be even more retail and restaurant options as well as Washington, D.C.'s first bridge park.

What is it like living in Anacostia?

Welcome to Friday Open Threads, wherein we'll pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest, distress, horror, etc. It’s time to ask our readers what their experiences have been.

How art has been a catalyst for Anacostia, according to Duane Gautier

Duane Gautier isn’t a resident of Anacostia, but with how much time he spends in the neighborhood he might as well be. For the past 30 years, he has dedicated time and energy to improving the neighborhood through the arts through his role.

Developers are invited to revitalize Anacostia’s gateway

The D.C. government released a Request for Proposals (RFP) from developers who may redevelop the vacant parcel at 1909 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE and the vacant lot and storefronts at 1201-1215 Good Hope Road SE.

Anacostia's charm and future, according to Charles Wilson

Anacostia is not just another neighborhood in Washington, D.C. It is active and engaged, and part of this is due to a resident known as Charles Wilson. He has worked to fight for the historic character and charm in the neighborhood.

What Anacostia looked like 100 years ago

Originally, Anacostia was known for its long-lost Nacochtank Native American settlement. Now, it’s home to a diverse community, plenty of go-to venues, great eats, and best of all historic architecture.

What $3,000/month rents you in Anacostia

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Today, Curbed will focus solely on Anacostia with the goal to find rentals asking under $3,000/month.

For the more traditional, behold this Anacostia home

Only a block away from Fort Stanton Park, this Anacostia townhome is on the market with an updated kitchen and a fully finished basement. It spans 1,360 square feet and features four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Anacostia’s five most expensive homes on the market

From a fixer-upper to a renovated beauty, take a tour of Anacostia's five most expensive listings currently on the market. The prices range from the high $1.3 million to the lower $475,000.

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Anacostia: Where to go and what to see

Take a break from the National Mall, and instead head to Anacostia, a neighborhood filled with many of Washington, D.C.'s hidden gems. In celebration of Anacostia Week, Curbed has mapped 10 venues in and around the Southeast neighborhood.

Live in the nicest Anacostia house on the block

One of these townhomes is not like the other. One of these townhomes is freshly painted, renovated, and ready for the next homebuyer. This semi-detached Anacostia townhome comes with three bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms.

This bright, beautiful Historic Anacostia home wants $549K

Can you believe that this home was built over 100 years ago? This semi-detached townhome in Historic Anacostia has been recently, totally renovated with stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, and shining hardwood floors.

What $1,330/month rents you in Anacostia

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Today, Curbed will focus solely on Anacostia with the goal to find rentals asking under $1,330/month.

Welcome to Curbed's first-ever Anacostia Week

In comparison to other Northwest neighborhoods, Curbed doesn’t often shed a light on Southeast neighborhoods like Anacostia, but from now until Friday, Curbed will focus on Anacostia’s real estate, up-and-coming developments, history, and residents.