Hands down, we’ve found the best bike trail in the country! The Capital Crescent Trail, a beloved former rail trail is today a multi-use off-road path between Georgetown and Silver Spring, Maryland built atop an old abandoned B & O railway in the 1990s. Today, it’s the most popular rail trail in the United States. At 11 miles long, it is the most noticeably used rail trail in the U.S., running from Georgetown in DC through Bethesda, Maryland, to Silver Spring, Maryland. More than 1 million joggers, cyclists, walkers and rollerbladers use the Capital Crescent Trail each year for recreation and also commuting to work. It has been designated as one of “21 great places that show how transportation can enliven a community” by the Project for Public…
Posts about Palisades real estate in Washington DC
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DC leads the country for local community gardens, according to a new report issued by The Trust for Public Land. With the most community gardens per capita, DC has many plots of land often divided up into individual gardens, many owned by the city or National Park Service. Even if residents don’t have a yard, community gardens are one way to enjoy green spaces and do some plantings. There are plenty of plots of land and volunteer opportunities in local community gardens for Washington residents with a green thumb who want to plant fruits and vegetables or even to help others.
According to The Trust, there are more than 2,500 community gardens in the District. The gardens can be found in all sections of the city and the parks department, which
Beautiful and scenic DC neighborhood, the Palisades, nestled along the Potomac River, has a reputation as family-friendly with a real sense of old fashioned community spirit where neighbors barbeque together and connect with each other on the streets in this tiny upscale neighborhood. The Palisades is located in NW DC along the Potomac River between Key Bridge and Chain Bridge. Palisades runs from the western edge of Georgetown University to Maryland and sets itself apart from the rest of DC without a Metro Station, although there are buses that serve downtown DC.
Originally developed in 1893 along a streetcar line, as a suburb, that connected Georgetown to Glen Echo, the residential character of the Palisades evolved with large homes and estates. When…
DC’s Palisades neighborhood is quaintly tucked on MacArthur Boulevard, NW, adjacent to affluent Georgetown. This tiny charming upscale neighborhood is home to several wonderful restaurants and three that we like the best are: BlackSalt, Et Voila! And Makota.
BlackSalt is DC’s premier seafood restaurant---open everyday---committed to the sustainability of fish and shellfish worldwide. Top finds on the Lunch and Dinner menus include mussels, New England clam chowder, oysters, Pacific Butterfish, and lobster. Sunday Brunch features a mouth-watering House Made Brioche French Toast, egg dishes with crab and salmon, Poached Eggs Chesapeake in addition to French wines and champagnes. Named one of Washingtonian magazine’s 100 Best Restaurants 2013, new Chef…
Foxhall Ridge is a new community of 32 luxury town homes currently under development in the Palisades neighborhood of Washington, DC. The first Foxhall Ridge model has recently been completed and as now available for viewing. The Foxhall Ridge developer, Stanley Martin Homes has released 17 homes which are now available to purchase.
Palisades, which is located along the Potomac River, offers the feel of a suburban setting with the conveniences of urban living. The location of Foxhall Ridge on MacArthur Boulevard between Foxhall Road and Q Street is across the street from the C & O Canal, close to MacArthur Boulevard's quaint commercial district and less than a mile from Georgetown.
Foxhall Ridge developer finishes include hardwood floors, granite
Buyers looking for a luxury new construction townhouse or single-family home in Northwest DC currently have several options worthy of consideration. New NW DC developments include:
1801 Foxhall is a new community featuring 27 single-family homes in a prime location bordering both Glover-Archbold Park and Whitehaven Park. Custom homes at 1801 Foxhall feature chef's kitchens, owners suites, two-story foyers and two-car garages. 1801 Foxhall is located in Berkley off Foxhall Road just north of Reservoir Road.
Berkley Chase is a development of eight single-family homes in the Berkley neighborhood of Washington DC featuring upscale finishes and integral two-car garages. Berkley Chase is located on U Street and 48th…
The much anticipated Canal Parc development on MacArthur Boulevard in Palisades is moving forward. The site on a hill overlooking both the Potomac River and the C & O Canal was formerly home to the now-razed Riverside Psychiatric Hospital.
This location offers easy access to the Georgetown University Campus, Georgetown University Medical Center, GW-Mount Vernon Campus and is a block from the Georgetown Day School. The Capitol Crescent Trail passes just south of this location and the Glover Archbold Park is to the east.
The project will include 34 luxury townhomes with floor plans ranging in size from 2,220 SF to 3,500 SF. All homes will have dedicated garage parking within the residence. Delivery is scheduled for late 2011/early 2012 and unit pricing