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Category: 20910

Crazy House Prices #1

7 January, 2007 (00:03) | 20910, Forest Glen | 2,615 comments

My wife loves to keep an eye on house prices in the area, information for the future so she says. I think the people renovating this property got to the market a little late. The previous 2 years prices were going up but as with much of the US prices have leveled off in the […]

Kirsten’s

6 January, 2007 (00:03) | 20910, Food | 33 comments

Kirsten’s Cafe is a local coffeehouse known for its baked goods. It has been a good few months since we last visited and so I was a little surprised when I walked past the other evening. They had taken over the shop next door and doubled in size and now had a more modern look. […]

Fire Station #1

5 January, 2007 (00:03) | 20910, Downtown | 3,896 comments

A new Fire Station was opened in Silver Spring in 2006. The building it replaced was almost 100 years old. The new building is shared with other County agencies including Montgomery County Department of Police.

Plaza Art

4 January, 2007 (00:02) | 20910, Downtown | 15 comments

Plaza Art is a long time Silver Spring business. I stopped to say hello to the two cats and noticed the sunset reflection in the window.

National Park Seminary

3 January, 2007 (00:02) | 20910, Forest Glen | 1,743 comments

One of the original building at National Park Seminary. Looking at the plans it will be the middle of 2007 before they start to renovate it.

“The Monroe”

2 January, 2007 (00:03) | 20910, Forest Glen | 1,452 comments

I finally went for a walk around National Park Seminary after living in the area for 5 years. I have passed by many times but never stopped. National Park Seminary has been in existence in one form or another since the 1880’s and most of its buildings have a European or Asian influence. After many […]

Fenton Redevelopment

31 December, 2006 (00:01) | 20910, Downtown | 29 comments

I was just walking around this afternoon and came across this piece of redevelopment on Fenton Ave. There were also signs for Fenton Village on the other side of the road. It looks like redevelopment is not that far into the future.

Art?

29 December, 2006 (00:01) | 20910, Downtown | 1,700 comments

Gallery Restaurant Lounge is located towards the Washington DC state line. A lot of construction is taking place around it. I spotted this wall and couldn’t decide if it was art for art’s sake or camouflage to try and hide the building site next door.

Footbridge

28 December, 2006 (00:01) | 20910, Forest Glen | 383 comments

This footbridge was built at I-495 and Georgia Ave. It is very useful as this junction is one of the busiest in Montgomery county. The amazing fact about it is the cost – $8 million USD.

Eggspectation

27 December, 2006 (00:01) | 20910, Downtown, Food | 539 comments

Eggspectations is one of the new restaurants that have appeared in Downtown Silver Spring. As indicated by the name they serve a lot of eggs.

Merry Christmas

25 December, 2006 (00:02) | 20910 | 1,217 comments

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays. Have a great day no matter what you are celebrating.

Reflection 2

24 December, 2006 (00:01) | 20910, Downtown | 1,282 comments

A different angle.

Reflection

23 December, 2006 (04:00) | 20910, Downtown | 52 comments

Taken from the top of the Ellsworth Rd Car Park.