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What if we phased out D.C.’s height restrictions? [DCMud]

What if streetcars expanded to NoVa? [GGWash]

What if M Street had turned into a pedestrian promenade? [CarolJoynt]

What if Kwame Brown became council chairman and actually did give Marion Barry his committee back? [DeBonis]

How to ousmart a landlord. [NYT]

Why congestion pricing—which will still never happen in D.C.—is good for drivers. [RyanAvent]

Fenty fails to impress on Georgetown campus plan. [VoxPop]

The federal government needs 12 acres for a mail sorting facility? [WBJ]

How should a developer weather a recession? Become a friend of the courts. [WaPo]

Today on the market: Color-coordinated advertising on Capitol Hill.