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The House of Pain at work. [FrozenTropics]

Shots fired over TIF financing. [StStephens]

Why we need old buildings. [GGW]

Stunning Baltimore brewery rehab. [PreservationNation]

G.W. library to get Churchill’d. [Post]

Steve Fuller unusually glum on regional economic outlook. [WBJ]

New Woodridge Library design process well underway. [RIAInsider]

Plausible: T Street Post Office to Reeves Center? [PoP]

The real reason Manhattan’s got a low midsection. [NYO]

Maybe we don’t need to spend $70 million to make the Dulles metro go all the way to the airport. [TransportPolitic]

Today on the market: Redone rowhouse.