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the adele - washington dc

Stretching from Pennsylvania Avenue to Dupont Circle, DC’s Golden Triangle sits right in the heart of the region’s business district. These days, however, it’s much more than just a place to work. It’s also a place to live.

Just minutes away from some of DC’s top sites and attractions, the Golden Triangle serves as home to parks, shops, restaurants and more. In fact, it’s also the place to find live entertainment, historic museums and fine art on display.

Recently the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District became the first BID in the entire world to also be named a LEED-certified community. The non-profit aims to continually work to retain existing businesses, while at the same time attracting new businesses to the area.

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While DC may not traditionally be one of the most affordable places to live, it’s still possible to find some great neighborhoods on a budget. Some of the region’s most affordable neighborhoods are full of desirable possibilities.

While prices do fluctuate, some neighborhoods are definitely known for their affordability year after year. Once such example is Foggy Bottom. With easy access to trendy bars and restaurants it’s a go-to neighborhood for singles and young professionals. It’s also within walking distance of the National Mall.

Some of the appeal, though, may have to do with the available housing in Foggy Bottom. In this neighborhood, and in Forest Hills, most of the housing units sold last year were either condos or

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reed-cooke - washington dc

Tucked away within the Adams Morgan neighborhood emerges a delightful urban neighborhood called Reed-Cooke. While small in size, the neighborhood of Reed-Cooke is rich in terms of diversity.

Made up of just ten city blocks, thousands of people make their home in Reed-Cooke. While considered by some as simply part of Adams Morgan, Reed-Cooke is officially one of the larger community’s four small and distinct neighborhoods.

Found between 16th and 18th streets, between U Street and Columbia Road, Reed-Cooke gains its namesake from two schools; H.D. Cooke Elementary and Marie Reed Elementary. Those locations were themselves named after a former community leader and the District’s first governor.

The land that now makes up Reed-Cooke used to be

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chinese embassy condos - 2001 19th st nw

For those looking for a bit more history in their DC-area home, there are churches, schools and even embassies that have been remade into multi-residential space. One such example is the Chinese Embassy.

Constructed around the turn of the century, the Georgian Revival-style building once served as the actual Chinese Embassy. Although the building still stands today, it serves an entirely different purpose.

The building has also served as a single-family residence, a rooming house, and most currently a condo building. The handsome building now houses 13 private condos, spread across five floors of the building.

For residents, the building has quite a story to tell. The unique building affords a range of floor plans and a range of delights for

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seven corners - fairfax va

Inspired by work in Tysons Corner, another section of Fairfax County is slated for a makeover. Home to suburban DC’s first major shopping center, Seven Corners is now in line for an ambitious transformation.

Plans call for Seven Corners to be remade from old strip malls and big-box stores into an area of new parks, retailers and residences. It’s all part of an effort to reinvent some of the region’s older neighborhoods like Seven Corners, with hopes of drawing in new businesses and new residents.

Originally built in the 1950s, the old Seven Corners Shopping Center was, at the time, the region’s largest shopping mall. Fast forward to more recent years, and in place of vacant office space, parking lots and big-box stores, planners hope to

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The Radius - 1300 n st nw dc

For premiere loft-style residences and more, it’s time to take another look at the Radius. With easy access to both Thomas Circle and Logan Circle, the Radius condos vary in size and style, including a range of floor plans sure to meet the needs and desires of buyers.

First opened in the mid 2000s, the stylish eight-story building offers the appeal of modern floor plans in one of DC’s most enviable locations. Available configurations in Radius include a one-bedroom, one-bath unit with around 650 square feet of living space.

There are also, however, a number of other different floor plans to choose from, depending on your own individual lifestyle needs. Whether a cozy unit for one or a more spacious residence, Radius offers a number of different

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watermelon house - washington dc

DC neighborhoods each hold their own interesting attributes, but have you ever wondered what the neighborhood you choose to live in has to say about you? Obviously, neighborhoods and communities are unique and diverse, but some might also say that residents of certain neighborhoods have things in common.

Dupont Circle

For example, some consider Dupont Circle a laid-back neighborhood that’s perfect for people watching. This hip neighborhood is full of fun and trendy restaurants and boutiques. It’s also a great neighborhood if you enjoy sampling the city’s nightlife.

Downtown DC

If your days consist of work, work and more work, business-minded people are often attracted to Downtown DC. The location is also a good spot if you enjoy spending

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the iowa - 1325 13th st nw washington dc

For history and elegance in Logan Circle, there is nothing quite like The Iowa. First constructed in the early 1900s, the historic condo building offers the enjoyment of modern conveniences, coupled with the appeal of old-world charm and style.

The Iowa was likely named after Iowa Circle, the original name for Logan Circle. Located at the corner of O and 13th streets NW, many condos in The Iowa overlook views of the circle itself.

Restored over the years to reflect the elegance of its past, residences of The Iowa include such desirable features and finishes as hardwood flooring and tall ceilings. With around 100 different condos to choose from, available floor plans in the Beaux Arts building including one-, two- and three-bedroom designs.

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tiber island - washington dc

With easy access to the waterfront and an array of shops, restaurants and activities, Tiber Island proves a spectacular setting for co-op buyers and renters in the DC area. Made up of four high-rise buildings and a few dozen townhomes, the large residential complex supplies a range of floor plans.

Originally built up in the mid 1960s, Tiber Island has served as home to the likes of former Vice President Hubert Humphrey and other political leaders over the years. A mix of co-op and townhome units, Tiber Island is a man-made island that’s now connected to the “mainland”.

With hundreds of residential units to choose from, the floor plans of Tiber Island typically begin with an efficiency unit, offering at least 500 square feet of living space. The

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buckingham - arlington vaPhoto: Arlington County

Made even more desirable by its affordability and its history, Buckingham continues to draw in new and prospective residents to this day. This North Arlington neighborhood is filled with a diverse mix of apartments, condos and some single-family homes, providing the opportunity to rent or own in Arlington.

Some might say Buckingham has one of the larger selections of affordable housing options in all of Arlington County. There is additionally the opportunity for senior housing for older residents to choose from in Buckingham.

The large selection and general affordability of housing is, no doubt, a big draw for many people currently living in or considering a move to the neighborhood. This longstanding neighborhood has been

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