Penn Quarter

Blog posts about Penn Quarter real estate

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DC Condo Boutique team member Donna Mank represented the buyer of a condo at the Lafayette, located at 631 D Street #1231 Washington, DC 20004 in DC's Penn Quarter neighborhood.  This residence which features 1 BR / 1 BA / 810 SF / sold on August 2nd, 2013 for $449,000 / $554 SF.



The Lafayette offers a desirable list of building amenities including 24/7 concierge, fitness center, rooftop pool, media room, club room, business center and conference room.  Located on D Street NW between 6th and 7th, the Lafayette is surrounded by great dining and entertainment venues and just steps from multiple Metro Stations.

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DC Condo Boutique team member Fleur Howgill represented the buyer of a condo located at 400 Massachusetts Avenue #1005 Washington, DC 20001 in DC's Penn Quarter neighborhood.  This 10th floor condo features 1 BR / 1 BA / 850 SF and sold on July 19th, 2013 for $410,000 / $482 SF.

400 Mass Ave is a 13-story, 256-unit condo development that was delivered in 2005.  The building features a 24 x 7 front desk, fitness center, roof-top pool and deck.  All the action including of the Penn Quarter is just steps from 400 Mass Ave.

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The Penn Quarter section of northwest DC is an urban chic location, allowing ease to walk to work; convenient access to Metro; hip restaurants and clubs; shopping; and museums.

The Clara Barton’s location at E Street NW and 6th Street in the Penn Quarter is one of the best and most convenient locations in Washington, DC.  The building offers an extensive list of amenities, including a pool with roof-top deck to enjoy panoramic views of DC; a fitness center; a cinema; a business center; and a staffed front desk.  The Clara Barton is one of the larger condo projects in the city, a 273-unit condominium attached to the Lafayette Condos, which is the other half of the building (but a separate condo association).  Between the two buildings is a large

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As the Residences at CityCenter construction continues to progress, it now easy to visualize the stunning views from the now in place balconies at this development.  With retail on the ground floor along H and 9th Streets, residents relaxing in their balconies above will enjoy a dynamic view of the streetscape down below.

Our team is very excited about this transforming development and are pleased that several clients that have toured the model center have decided to make the Residences at CityCenter their new home.  Key drivers for our clients making the decision to move forward have been the high quality of the unit finishes, the convenience of the location and all the exciting dining, entertainment and retail venues that have committed to the

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DC Condo Boutique team member Donna Mank represented the buyer of a condo located at the Clara Barton in DC's Pen Quarter neighborhood.  Donna's client purchased unit #855 which featured 2 BR / 2.5 BA /  1,159 SF configured in a 2-level floor plan.  The unit sold on January 3rd 2013 for $560,000 /  $483 SF.

Clara Barton's location at E Street NW and 6th Street in the Penn Quarter offers one of the best  and most convenient locations in Washington, DC.  The building offers an extensive roster of amenities including a roof-top pool, cinema and fitness center.

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The highly anticipated Residences at CityCenter condo development has launched its sales campaign.  This 216-unit project located in the Penn Quarter on the site of the former convention center and more recently the the Bolt and Megabus depot is the hottest and most exciting condo development to hit the District since Union Row delivered in 2007.

The Residences at CityCenter offer a plethora of high-end finishes including:

  • Molteni Cabinetry
  • Miele, Bosch, Thermador and Liebherr appliances
  • Molteni Closet Systems
  • Northern European white oak flooring
  • Double vanity sinks
  • Custom built-in studios
  • Landscaped terraces with Cumaru decking
  • Solar shade system
There are a variety of floor plans available at the Residences at CityCenter in the…
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For anyone looking to live in the ultimate urban location, the Penn Quarter tops the charts of DC urban neighborhoods. From walking to work….to easy Metro access…..countless restaurants and clubs……Penn Quarter is a dynamic place to call home.

The Penn Quarter is home to several newer upscale developments and the Clara Barton combines chic finishes, extensive amenities and a premier location.  The Clara Barton was originally envisioned as a luxury apartment building but was delivered instead in 2004 as a condo development.  Clara Barton owners benefited from this change as the original set of luxury rental amenities, not typically available for this type of building, were delivered with the project.  These amenities include a rooftop deck and pool,

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The recent opening of the new Living Social live events venue has drawn significant attention to the 900 block of F Street in the Penn Quarter.  Living Social has dramatically restored this 1890 Georgian Romanesque to its original grandeur.  The building interior looks like five floors just waiting for lots of interesting activities to happen.  

Located directly next door to the Living Social building is the Ventana Condominiums.  The Ventana was delivered in 2006 by Douglas Development and features 62 units in a 12-story building.  The modern glass and steel tower is fronted on F Street by three preserved row houses that effortlessly blend this development into the neighborhood.

Many Ventana residences offer 2-story living with lofts overlooking the

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Manhattan urban chic invades the corner of 7th St and E St in the Penn Quarter at the Residences of Terrell Place.  This 29-unit boutique development features the restored facade of the 1868 Dime Savings Bank Building and modern, architecturally unique interiors.  The Residences at Terrell Place prominently features a 10-story glass elevator structure that joins the Dime Savings Bank 10-story building with two four-story row houses.

Residences at Terrell Place interior finishes delivered by the developer in 2003 included hardwood floors, Canac kitchen cabinets, black granite counters, GE Profile stainless steel appliances and over-sized windows.  Open floor plans, high ceilings and lots of glass give individual units a spacious feel.  The dramatic lobby

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Georgetown and Capitol Hill have top Vibe Scores

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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

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