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Friday, October 22, 2010; 9:27 AM

BOUNDARIES: The Anacostia River, Pennsylvania Avenue SE, 25th Street SE, and Naylor and Good Hope roads.

SCHOOLS: Ketcham Elementary, Kramer Middle and Anacostia High.

HOME SALES: In the past year, 14 homes in Fairlawn have sold or gone under contract. Recently, 18 were on the market, with an average price of $240,000; however, according to Darrin Davis, owner of Anacostia River Realty, prices range from $59,000 for a two-bedroom home in need of a major renovation to $499,950 for a three-bedroom home.

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: Anacostia Park, Anacostia Historic District, Fort Stanton Park, the Frederick Douglass Home, Fort Dupont Park.

WITHIN 10-20 MINUTES BY CAR: Downtown Washington, National Arboretum, H Street NE, Capitol Hill, Nationals Park, RFK Stadium, the Ray's the Steaks at East River.

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