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Riggs Park Place

What is a ‘Woonerf?’ And what will it look like at Riggs Park Place?

By: Colleen McGrew
March 16th, 2020

What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘woonerf?’ The sound you hear as a tennis ball flies by? A special language in which only dogs can communicate? Not quite. A woonerf is a European-style shared street, designed to allow drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians to share the space, making the street much more welcoming, appealing, and safer for everyone. Generally free of traffic lights, stop signs, or curbs, woonerfs open up the streets and allow for every use simultaneously, making travelling from point A to point B a more social, slowed down process.

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Lock and Go Lifestyle | Home Buying Tips | walkable community

Top 5 Questions Every Empty Nester Needs to Ask Before Downsizing

By: Colleen McGrew
March 2nd, 2020

Being an empty nester means the next stage of your life is about to begin. Whether the kids are off at school, starting families of their own, or moving across the country to follow their dreams, it’s time to shift your focus back to how you want to spend your time – and where. Downsizing your home can be the first step in this new stage, giving you the chance to start fresh in more ways than one. With so many factors to consider from financial to emotional, it can be difficult to know where to start when making the decision. While the ‘right’ time can be hard to define, we can help you find the right time for you.

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Architecture | Old Town Alexandria | Robinson Landing | walkable community | Neighborhood Updates

Exciting Progress and Updates for the Condominiums at Robinson Landing in Old Town Alexandria

By: Colleen McGrew
February 25th, 2020

With the first move-ins for the condominiums at Robinson Landing currently planned for Summer 2020, RTS Condo Associates LLC wanted to take this opportunity to provide an update on the exciting progress occurring on-site and share brand new renderings of the interiors. Below is our Q&A with three of the on-site construction team members: Adam Thormahlen (Senior Project Manager), Alexander Collich (Project Manager), and Kushal Reddy (Assistant Project Manager), who shared the latest updates on activity occurring on-site, what's next, and some background on the inspiration behind the community design.

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Design | New Townhomes | Home Buying Tips | Tower Oaks

Tips from an Interior Designer: Repurpose, Redesign, & Reorganize Your Home

By: Colleen McGrew
February 18th, 2020

Whether you’re moving into your first home, downsizing to a new location, or just looking to refresh your furnishings, there are so many unique and creative ways to switch up your home decor to feel fresh and new without breaking the bank.

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Dining | Transportation | DC townhomes | walkable community | D.C. Area | Riggs Park Place | Washington, DC

Activities & Attractions Near Riggs Park Place in Fort Totten, Washington DC

By: Colleen McGrew
February 13th, 2020

When it comes to living in a city, proximity is everything. Being close to family and friends, your favorite activities, and planning your commute to work are all equally important factors to consider when choosing a neighborhood. It can be challenging to find a location that balances not only your wants and needs, but the vibrancy of downtown with a quieter, close-knit community you can escape to at the end of the day.

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EYA Company News | Lock and Go Lifestyle | DC townhomes | Home Buying Tips | walkable community | D.C. Area | Riggs Park Place | Washington, DC

EYA's Newest DC Neighborhood: Riggs Park Place Opens Spring 2020

By: Colleen McGrew
February 6th, 2020

We’re excited to introduce EYA’s newest neighborhood coming to Northeast Washington, DC: Riggs Park Place in Fort Totten, opening for sales in Spring 2020. Located just a short walk to the Fort Totten Metro station, these new townhomes will provide the best of city living with a distinctly urban vibe. Striking an artful balance between the vibrancy of downtown DC with a quiet, neighborhood retreat, Riggs Park Place is just moments from everything you need and everywhere you want to go.

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