August 2011

Found 6 blog entries for August 2011.



Time for a second look at the Potomac Construction Group's historic renovation in Dupont Circle at 1841 16th Street. This Victorian row house, located in the 16th Street Historic District, was designed by Nicholas Haller and originally constructed in 1890. The Potomac Construction Group renovation brings this corner at 16th and T back to life with a stunning makeover.

This project, which restored a dilapidated structure formerly known as the Dupont "Demon House," includes luxury finishes such as Pedini Kitchens, marble counters, Miele and Bosch appliances and bamboo flooring.  This location offers easy access to the Metro, dog park, Whole Foods and the shopping and dining in the Dupont, Logan and U Street Neighborhoods.

Significant $100k price

3,927 Views, 0 Comments


With the pent-up demand for new construction in the Logan Circle neighborhood continuing to grow, Savannah Row's 2011 planned delivery is very-well timed.  This eight-unit project located on the 1200-block of N Street offers a mix of one and two bedroom floor plans.  The project blends  an existing historic facade with completely new construction.

The units include exposed brick walls, Juliet balconies, high ceilings and wide-plank flooring.  Kitchen finishes are upscale with commercial-grade gas cooking and appliances, Silestone counters, Kolher fixtures and European lighting.  Bathrooms finishes include marble-topped vanities, Porcelanosa tile, Kohler fixtures and frameless shower doors.

Savannah Row units are priced in the $300,000s -

17,364 Views, 0 Comments


While the Sonata condo development in Mount Vernon Triangle shares a name with a Hyundai sedan, this building is all Lexus!  Building amenities are first class including a fitness center, rooftop with great city views, underground parking and a luxurious lobby.

The Sonata features loft-style units with industrial touches including open living spaces, high concrete ceilings and exposed ductwork.  Upscale unit finishes include hardwood floors, granite countertops, high-end cabinetry, walls of windows and oversized closets.  The 12-story Sonata has 75 units in one, two and three bedroom floor plans including eight penthouse units.

The Mount Vernon Triangle location of the Sonata weighs in with a WalkScore of 97/100, a true walker's paradise.  Four Metro

4,644 Views, 0 Comments


Located in the DC's Mid-City loft district on the 1400 block of Church Street, the Metro offers a true city chic living experience.  This seven-story development features 53 industrial-designed lofts.  The Metro was delivered in 2004 by PN Hoffman and was recognized with a Residential Design Award in 2006 by the Washingtonian.

Industrial design elements of the Metro include exposed ductwork, concrete ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and open floor plans.  Upscale developer finishes include bamboo floors, maple cabinets, European appliances, and limestone and marble baths. Selected units also have spacious outdoor terraces and balconies.

The Church Street location of the Metro is squarely in the epicenter of Logan Circle neighborhood.  Walk to Whole

4,449 Views, 2 Comments


 Victorian/Eastlake Style Row House 

1535 Monroe St NW - listed for $645,000

Carmel Marchiatto to Starbucks…..Jim Graham to Ward 1.….The Captain to Tennille…..row houses to Columbia Heights …yes these are things that just naturally go together.

Significant portions of the Columbia Heights neighborhood was built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and was dominated by row house architecture. The neighborhood offered middle-class Washingtonians single-family home ownership options along its row house lined streets. By 1914, Columbia Heights had four street car lines providing access to Downtown in less than 20 minutes.

Columbia Heights row house architecture included the following four styles:

Early Federal Style

DC's simplest row house

5,889 Views, 0 Comments


Standing guard over the intersection of 20th Street NW and Kalorama Road, the Mendota protects this corner the way a left tackle protects a quarterback.  The Mendota, which is featured in Goode's Best Addresses, was the first apartment building constructed in Kalorama Triangle.  At the time of its construction in 1901, the Mendota offered an upscale housing alternative to owning a DC rowhouse.  Over the next 26 years after the completion of the Mendota, 25 additional apartment buildings would be constructed in Kalorama Triangle.

The 1910 Census details the upper-middle class nature of the Mendota whose residents included two Library of Congress librarians, four lawyers, two druggists, two teachers, ten clerks, two clergyman, a geologist, a curator,

7,331 Views, 0 Comments