Culture

If You Lived Here

WETA's house-hunting series spotlights a wide array of neighborhoods and properties throughout the national capital area while celebrating each area’s history, culture, notable places and flavor. Hosts, best friends and longtime Washingtonians Christine Louise and John Begeny tour homes and communities with local realtors, exploring the D.C. Metro region one neighborhood at a time.

Takoma Park, MD

28m 44s

The hosts join realtor Anna Mackler to tour historic Takoma Park, Maryland, and visit a variety of properties. Known as “Azalea City,” this close-knit, quiet suburb shares a border with D.C. and is renowned for its art and activism. The hosts make time for some history at the Cady-Lee house; a bit of local news at community radio station WOWD; and the story behind the community’s official mascot.

Episodes

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    Takoma Park, MD

    S1 E10 - 28m 44s

    The hosts join realtor Anna Mackler to tour historic Takoma Park, Maryland, and visit a variety of properties. Known as “Azalea City,” this close-knit, quiet suburb shares a border with D.C. and is renowned for its art and activism. The hosts make time for some history at the Cady-Lee house; a bit of local news at community radio station WOWD; and the story behind the community’s official mascot.

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    North Arlington, VA

    S1 E9 - 28m 14s

    Series hosts John Begeny and Christine Louise and realtor Veronica Seva-Gonzalez explore North Arlington, Virginia. In their travels, the hosts connect with a historian to learn about Arlington’s place in music history, and County Natural Resources Specialist Jennifer Soles shares her passion for Arlington’s outdoor offerings.

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    Petworth/16th St. Heights

    S1 E8 - 28m 19s

    The hosts and realtor Denise Champion visit three properties in the District’s Petworth and 16th Street Heights neighborhoods. Along the way, Petworth News founder Drew Schneider and longtime Petworth resident Akena Allen share historic and personal stories of how the residents of Petworth feel a “pride of place.

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    Hyattsville, MD

    S1 E7 - 28m 41s

    Series hosts Christine Louise and John Begeny join realtor Juan Umanzor to explore and visit three homes in historic Hyattsville. Juan’s trio of home tours starts with a colonial 1943 brick home in West Hyattsville followed by an end unit townhouse in the heart of the Arts District. The final stop is a new build on Powhatan Road.

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    Anacostia

    S1 E6 - 28m 16s

    Hosts Christine Louise and John Begeny join realtor Shalisha Ragland to tour three homes around the historic Anacostia neighborhood of D.C.

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    Southwest Waterfront

    S1 E5 - 28m 18s

    Hosts Christine Louise and John Begeny join realtor Andy Peers to explore three homes in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood of D.C.

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    Silver Spring, MD

    S1 E4 - 28m 54s

    The series hosts tour three homes and properties around Silver Spring, Maryland, with realtor Koki Adasi. They visit Highland View Park, National Seminary Park and Ritchie Avenue and learn about the community from food writer Tim Ebner, Velati’s Amy Servais, and others.

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    Old Town Alexandria, VA

    S1 E3 - 28m 41s

    Series hosts John Begeny and Christine Louise join realtor Susie Klein to tour three rowhouses on Alfred, Wilkes and Prince streets in the historic Virginia community. Local architect and historian Al Cox joins in to spotlight Alexandria.

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    Shaw

    S1 E2 - 28m 7s

    The hosts tour three homes around the historic Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C., accompanied by realtor Judy Cranford. They visit properties on 9th Street, K Street and O Street, and learn about the community.

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    H Street Corridor

    S1 E1 - 28m 20s

    Series hosts Christine Louise and John Begeny join realtor Harrison Beacher to tour three homes and properties around the District’s historic H Street and explore the neighborhood.

Extras + Features

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    Preview: If You Lived Here

    30s

    If You Lived Here, a new locally focused WETA house-hunting series, spotlights D.C.-area neighborhoods and properties while celebrating each locale’s history, culture, notable places and flavor. In the WETA production, hosts, best friends and longtime Washingtonians Christine Louise and John Begeny tour homes and communities with local realtors, exploring the region one neighborhood at a time.

Schedule

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    If You Lived Here

    Hillcrest, Washington, D.C.

    Monday
    Sep 27

    30 Minutes

    Touring homes and communities in the Washington, D.C. region.
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    If You Lived Here

    Hillcrest, Washington, D.C.

    Monday
    Sep 27

    30 Minutes

    Touring homes and communities in the Washington, D.C. region.
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    If You Lived Here

    Hillcrest, Washington, D.C.

    Tuesday
    Sep 28

    30 Minutes

    Touring homes and communities in the Washington, D.C. region.
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    If You Lived Here

    Hillcrest, Washington, D.C.

    Tuesday
    Sep 28

    30 Minutes

    Touring homes and communities in the Washington, D.C. region.
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    If You Lived Here

    Monday
    Oct 4

    30 Minutes

    Touring homes and communities in the Washington, D.C. region.
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    If You Lived Here

    Tuesday
    Oct 5

    30 Minutes

    Touring homes and communities in the Washington, D.C. region.
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