Shaw is a historic, urban neighborhood located in the NW quadrant of Washington, DC. Shaw is often referred to as the Harlem of Washington, DC, for its longstanding reputation as the bastion of black culture and history. The neighborhood draws its name from Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, the Civil War commander of the black 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. The original residents of Shaw were freed slaves who settled in this area on what was then the outskirts of town.
Shaw thrived as the cultural home of black DC. Howard Theatre was alive with vaudeville and jazz performances from legends including Pearl Bailey, Langston Hughes and native son, Duke Ellington. The rioting following the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. forever altered the Shaw neighborhood as suburban flight left behind a generation of urban decay. Read more about Shaw real estate.
Stunningly Reimagined By Local Developer W/ The Utmost Attention To Detail. 4 Brs/3.5 Bas Including A Most Stunning Master Suite With Double Entry Doors, Walk In Shower In Bath And Two Deep Closets. Incredible Open Floor Plan On Mn Lvl, Chef's Kit W/ Eat I...
Luxurious 3 Bedroom/2 1/2 Bathroom Home Duplex Spread Over Approximately 1660 Square Feet. Hardwood Floors, Stainless Steel Appliances, Marble Countertops, Marble Bathrooms, Large Closets, Private Terrace Space And One Parking Space Included. Just Steps A...
Luxurious 3 Bedroom/3 Bathroom Home Duplex Spread Over Approximately 2,000 Square Feet. Hardwood Floors, Stainless Steel Appliances, Marble Countertops, Marble Bathrooms, Large Closets, Private Terrace Space And One Parking Space Included. Just Steps Away...
Row Home In Historic Blagden Alley-naylor Ct Has 4 Levels Of Living Space. Sun Shines Through The Large Alcoves Onto Wood Floors. Kitchen Boasts Granite, Ss. Other Details Include W/d, Nest Thermostat & Fenced Backyard. Zoned Mixed-use 4, Home Could Be Rede...
Row House In Historic Naylor Court Offers All Of The Amenities Of City Living. Down The Street From Hip Blagden Alley & The Shops Surrounding Convention Center. Home Boasts Wood Floors, Renovated Bathrooms, Flagstone Patio & Roof Deck. Large Kitchen Feature...
Modern Penthouse For The Ultimate In City Living. Floor-to-ceiling Windows, Panoramic Views, Slate Color Flrs, European Porcelanosa Cabinetry, Subzero, Custom Blinds & Surround Sound. Master Suite W/ Balcony, Dual Floating Vanities & Luxurious Steam Showe...
Beautiful, 2 Level Penthouse Condo In Sought After Shaw! High End Finishes Top To Bottom With Exposed Brick Elements. 3 Bedrooms And 3 Full Baths + Parking. This Is A Must See - Check Out The Virtual Tour!
New Price! Walker's Paradise! Walk Score Of 98. Not To Be Missed! Steps To The 14th And U Street Corridors! Nicely Renovated, Open Main Level Floor Plan With Wood-burning Fireplace, Gorgeous Hardwood Floors, Updated Kitchen With Granite Counters & Ss Applia...
Shaw is rewriting its history as a neighborhood as the gentrification of adjacent Logan Circle and Mount Vernon Triangle extends into Shaw. Many of Shaw's Victorian row houses have been renovated to their original 19th century grandeur. Infill construction of luxury condo buildings has also greatly changed the face of the Shaw neighborhood
The boundaries of the Shaw neighborhood are defined as Florida Avenue to the north, New Jersey Avenue to the east, M Street to the south and 11th Street to the west. Additionally, the Shaw neighborhood extends westward to 16th Street between S Street and U Street.
The Calloway is a stunning new construction boutique condo building located on 6th Street in Shaw. This two-unit building offers, walls of glass, generous open floor plans and refined contemporary finishes.
3BR | 3.5BA
Roughly 2,000 SF
Roof deck on two sides
Penthouse highlights: Glass exterior, multi level living, high square footage, entertainers dream, two top level roof decks separated by wet bar, powder room and seating area. 360... Read More
The historic Shaw neighborhood in central DC, located between Florida and New Jersey Avenues and 11th and M Streets, NW, was once an inner city DC neighborhood but times have changed. Shaw is thriving, thanks to young professional urbanites that are attracted to its stylish residential condo buildings, and its destination for restaurants, trendy retail shops, and art spaces on the ground floors. DC’s food, music and nightlife are attracting Millennials to this energized neighborhood. T... Read More
Median sales prices for homes have escalated in the Shaw neighborhood by 17 percent in the last 12 months. Shaw, located in the heart of DC in the northwest quadrant, has seen a spike in its average prices for condos, up from $586,000 to $743,000, a 27 percent growth. The price of a 3-bedroom row home surged even higher---from $698,000 to $939,000, up 35 percent. The Victorian architecture of the row houses, a very central location, and walking distance to a Metro Station (both the Sha... Read More
Shaw is mostly a residential neighborhood with a friendly, independent upscale retail hub. The northwest DC neighborhood of Shaw has taken off in the past few years and is evolving, attracting new residents who have moved into the area’s statuesque 19th century Victorian row homes, smaller federal-style row houses and new boutique condo buildings. Shaw is a developing community of retail and commercial places to serve the newcomers as well as thriving multi-generations. As the neighbor... Read More
DC Condo Boutique team member Melanie Hayes represented the buyer of a condo located at 507 O Street 5, Washington, DC 20001 in DC’s Shaw neighborhood. This penthouse condo features 2 BR / 2.5 BA / 1,834 SF of finished living space and closed on March 20, 2015 for $780,000 / $425 SF. This top-level condo offers an open floor-plan and two-level living. Upscale appointments include 11 ft ceilings, two master suites and sunny rooms with multiple skylights. This location in Shaw is withi... Read More
DC Condo Boutique team member Fleur Howgill represented the seller of a row house located at 432 Q Street 902 NW, Washington, DC 20001 in DC’s Shaw neighborhood. This row house features 3 BR / 2.5 BA / 1,580 SF of living space and closed on March 11, 2015 for $865,000 / $547 SF. This home conveyed with one parking space. This two-level brick row home is located on a quiet tree-lined in DC’s Shaw neighborhood. An open floor-plan, private outdoor space and secured parking with a roll-up... Read More
Unlike typical neighborhoods in DC, Shaw was not planned by developers who built identical row houses; instead Shaw was established by individual residents who built their own single homes of frame and brick, which were later filled in with other small rows of homes built by developers. Development of Shaw began in the 1860s along the 7th and 9th Street, NW, streetcar lines. Shaw was originally an economically diverse and ethnic neighborhood home to European immigrants and free African ... Read More
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