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Mayor Vince Gray announces grants for merchants on 7th Street NW, Georgia Ave., Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave., and Pennsylvania Ave. SE. [Post]

Purple Line, Silver Line, CaBi among Sierra Club’s “50 Best” of the year. [GGW]

A Q&A with prolific Shaw architect Suzane Reatig. [DCmud]

Developer seeks ideas for renovation of Connecticut Ave. building being vacated by Intelsat. [WBJ]

Capitol Yards building sells for $165 million. [JDLand]

Petworth condo conversion spreads its tentacles northward. [UrbanTurf]

First phase of The Warf all but approved by the Zoning Commission. [DCmud]

List of D.C. endangered places includes the Crummell School in Ivy City. [WJLA]

Today on the market: Gated living in Wesley Heights