Posts about Capitol Hill real estate
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Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 11:46am. 616 Views, 0 Comments.
Capitol Hill is DC's largest historic neighborhood and also its most populated with approximately 35,000 residents. Despite this density of residents, the Hill lives like a small town in the midst of a large urban city.
Families are drawn to the hill for its wonderful stock of Victorian-era row houses. Much of Capitol Hill was developed for owners of more modest means and much of the housing stock reflects this origin. While row houses in other DC neighborhoods like Georgetown, Dupont and Logan are beyond the financial means of many families, the Hill's lower price points open row house living opportunities to many more families.
Residents of Capitol Hill enjoy walking to the communities attractions including Eastern Market, the oldest fresh food
Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 6:53pm. 699 Views, 1 Comments.
Mirroring recent national statistics released by the National Association of Home Builders, new townhouse construction in the District is gaining momentum as the real estate market rebounds. On a national basis, new townhouse starts represent approximately 11% of all residential single-family housing starts.
Here in the District, longtime DC builder EYA has a twenty-year track record of building urban townhouses. Past EYA projects have dramatically shaped several DC neighborhoods including Hillandale at the northern edge of Georgetown, Bryan Square Townhomes on Capitol Hill and Harrison Square Townhomes in the U Street Corridor.
Current EYA projects in the District include Chancellor's Row in Edgewood and close to the Brookland Metro Station. EYA
Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 8:10am. 965 Views, 0 Comments.
The exact borders of the popular Capitol Hill neighborhood in Washington, D.C., are a hotly debated topic. The neighborhood shifts according to the varying needs of home sellers and real estate agents. Many unsuspecting home buyers wanting to “live on the Hill” look at properties advertised as such only to find they’re technically in another neighborhood and end up feeling misled. Long-time residents frequently challenge any reinterpretation that could affect their desirable address and associated property value.
Capitol Hill is one of the oldest residential communities in the District and is also one of the most densely populated with more than 35,000 people in just two square miles. The name “Capitol Hill” is frequently used to refer to both
Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 7:58am. 1,157 Views, 0 Comments.
The Capitol Hill condo project on on D Street formerly known as Congressional Overlook is now back on the market as Congressional Mews. The project features eight units with true Victorian-era styling and upscale finishes. With a location directly across the street from Congressional Office Buildings, Congressional Mews offers prime access to our nation's power brokers.
This project originally hit the market at the worst time and the units languished unsold as the developer was slow to adjust pricing expectations to the changing market. Per MLS data, 23 D Street sold on 04/06/10 for $1.9M to an LLC based in Seffner, FL. Per the DC Real Property Assessment Database records, the remaining six unsold units at Congressional Overlook were sold to a
Monday, February 20th, 2012 at 2:36pm. 750 Views, 0 Comments.
As we celebrate President's Day here in the District, it is time to take a look at how the District has chosen to honor some of our past presidents. Looking past the monuments, DC has honored past presidents with by naming neighborhoods after them including Adams Morgan, Fort Lincoln, Garfield Heights, Lincoln Heights and Washington Highlands.
Contrary to popular belief, Georgetown was not named after George Washington, but either King George II of England or its founders George Gordon and George Beall.
Over the years, DC developers have honored past presidents by naming condo projects after them. Here are several DC condo developments that were named to honor one of our nations presidents:
- Adams Alley
- Adams Row
- Adams Station
- The Fillmore
Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 1:41pm. 1,322 Views, 0 Comments.
Georgetown and Capitol Hill have top Vibe Scores
MapQuest has developed a new methodology for ranking neighborhoods called a Vibe Score. A Vibe Score is a composite of the following six criteria: walkability, popularity, going out, edginess, burbiness and residentiality. Vibe uses a patented algorithm that utilizes billions of search and social input data points to create real-time rankings.
Georgetown garnered the top ranking DC Vibe Score with a 10, closely followed by Capitol Hill with a 9.8 and Downtown with a 9.6. These are all very popular destination neighborhoods with great walkability and a significant number of venues to attract lots of visitors. It is interesting that two of the neighborhoods that I expected to high Vibe Scores, Logan…
Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 8:41am. 3,043 Views, 0 Comments.
Spectacular Adams Morgan and Capitol Hill Lofts currently on market
While much of DC is playing out on the Eastern Shore, there might not be a better time than the dog days of summer to fulfill your dreams of owning a stunning DC loft. These are the kind of places that make you say WOW the minute you walk in the door.
The DC loft movement started in the Adams Morgan neighborhood and over the years various developers have continually one-upped prior projects in their quest for the quintessential loft development. Many obsolete industrial-era Adams Morgan buildings have been re-born as luxury loft developments.
DC's most stunning loft currently on the market is a penthouse unit located at The Lofts of Adams Morgan. This 2-story loft features a 2 BR / 3…
Thursday, June 30th, 2011 at 9:18am. 1,909 Views, 0 Comments.
If you have been searching for a place in DC with a wow factor, it is definitely time to check out the Residences at St. Monica's. This Capitol Hill project is the re-development of the former St. Monica's church into nine boutique condos.
Each of the nine condos has a unique floor plan and includes interesting architectural features from the former church including stained glass windows, heavy timber beams and the sanctuary alter. A private interior courtyard offers a peaceful respite in the middle of Capitol Hill. Each of the nine condos has its own private outdoor entrance.
St. Monica's units are currently priced from $449,000 for a 1 BR / 1 BA with 735 SF to a 3 BR / 3.5 BA with 2,075 SF listed for $1.199M. Here is a resource to view active…
Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 2:25pm. 3,391 Views, 1 Comments.
In a city where everyone seems to be out walking their dog, why is it so challenging to find a decent pet-friendly condo?
Pet-friendly is one of those terms that seems to have a different meaning to each and all and it is almost impossible to come up with a generic definition. Many condos are marketed as pet-friendly, sometimes it means that there are no restrictions, in other instances there is a weight limit or breed restriction.
If you are a dog owner in the market for the perfect DC condo, our team has experience assisting pet owners and can help you laser focus your search. To get started, here are some pet-friendly DC condo developments:
- Adams Station
- Beekman Place
Monday, May 9th, 2011 at 7:52am. 1,777 Views, 0 Comments.
The revitalization and overwhelming growth in popularity of DC's Capitol Hill neighborhood has spurred significant investment and redevelopment in this neighborhood. Obsolete commercial buildings throughout Capitol Hill have been acquired and converted to upscale residential housing.
Anyone in the market for a luxury loft condo on Capitol Hill currently has options in two of the Hill's finest redevelopments:
Bryan School Lofts
Abdo Development project which converted long-vacant Bryan School into 20 luxury Tribecca-style lofts. This 40,000 SF school building, which was constructed in 1909, features 13 ft ceilings and 10 ft tall windows. The location at 1315 Independence Ave SE is within walking distance of both Eastern Market and Lincon Park .
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