November 2012

Found 10 blog entries for November 2012.


Upper Connecticut Avenue meets the Upper East Side at the Parker House…….Classic pre-war building offering grand city living in a convenient upper northwest location just a few short blocks from the Van Ness-UDC Metro Station.

Built in 1928, the Parker House has an elegant early 20th century feeling of grandeur evident the minute you set foot into the buildings majestic lobby.  Many of the units at the Parker House have retained original period details  including 9-ft ceilings, hardwood floors, french doors and some even have relaxing solariums.  Rooms at the Parker House are spacious with high ceilings and plenty of natural light.  The Parker House has a full-service front desk, underground parking for some units, storage, reasonable condo fees and a

3,343 Views, 0 Comments


Just two-years old, the Harrison is a 49-unit condo development located three blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro Station and the Maryland border.  Talk about a convenient location, shopping and dining options galore are available in Friendship Heights including Rodmans and Whole Foods for groceries….Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Tiffanys and Barneys for high end retail…..Capital Grille, Chadwicks, Acacia, the Cheescake Factory, Matisse and so much more!

Units at the Harrison feature one and two bedroom configurations with floor plans ranging in size from 507 SF to 1,106 SF of living space.  Developer finishes include 9-ft ceilings, hardwood flooring, quartz counters and frameless glass showers.  Select units features private outdoor patios or

3,237 Views, 0 Comments


Northern Exchange, the PN Hoffman re-development of the former telephone company switching center at 14th and R has just released loft-style units on the 4th floor.  These 10 newly released condos all feature loft-style floor plans with a second-story bedroom.  Units are all one bedrooms and range in size from 545 SF to 830 SF of living space.

Our team is available to help buyers compare and contrast Northern Exchange with other new construction developments in the area like The Aston and 751 P.

4,468 Views, 0 Comments


Cityline at Tenley is a 204-unit condo development that is built above retail at the Tenleytown Metro.  This site was originally developed in the 1940s for a Sears and Robuck store and later housed a Hechingers.  The redevelopment of the site preserved the original art deco facade while adding four levels of modern condos.

Today the site is home to a ground-level retail component that includes a Best Buy, a Container Store and an Ace Hardware Store.  Rounding out the retail component of this location is a Whole Foods Market located directly across Wisconsin Avenue.

Cityline at Tenley developer finishes included contemporary open interiors with over-sized windows and private outdoor spaces.  Cityline at Tenley has one of the highest elevations in the

4,374 Views, 0 Comments


While many upscale neighborhoods have a pair of lions adorning the community entrance, residents of Chatsworth in Chevy Chase are greeted by a pair of stone unicorns.  In a continuing tribute to  the mythical creatures at the front entrance, the main thoroughfare that winds through the Chatsworth community is called Unicorn Lane.

The brick and stone town homes at Chatsworth are quite spacious with 3 BR - 5 BR and floor plans offering 2,840 to 4,428 Sq. Ft. of living space.  Each includes a one-car garages and many have brick-walled privates outdoor courtyards.  The common areas of Chatsworth feature mature vegetation in a true park-like setting.

Chatsworth is located in Chevy Chase off Oregon Avenue, northwest of Nebraska Avenue and not far from Military

5,784 Views, 0 Comments


The most expensive condo to sell in the District during October 2012 was in Kalorama at Kalorama Square located at 1804 Kalorama Sq NW #17, Washington, DC.   This 5 BR / 5.5 BA / 3,562 SF townhouse-style condo includes four parking spaces.  The selling price was $2.8M / $786 SF, which was 93% of the asking price.

Congratulations to selling Realtor Patrick Chauvin of Washington Fine Properties for closing the most expensive condo sale in the District in October 2012.


Honorable mention for the second most expensive DC condo sold in October 2012 was also in Kalorama at the St Nicholas located at 2230 California St NW, #4B-E, Washington, DC.  This 3 BR / 3 BA / 2,083 SF condo includes one parking space.  The selling price was $1.355M / $651 SF which

2,312 Views, 0 Comments


Located in Kalorama at the Corner of Connecticut Avenue and Kalorama Road is the Dresden.  This pre-war condo building is featured in James Goode's Best Addresses and represents one of developer Harry Wardman's most exquisite Georgian Revival projects.  The Dresden is a sister development to Wardman's Northumberland development located at New Hampshire and V in Dupont Circle.

The Dresden was completed and opened in 1910 as an apartment house.  It was grand for its day with large apartments, wide hallways and a marble wainscoting-clad lobby.  In 1974 the Dresden was converted from apartments to condos which were priced from $37,500 for an 874 SF unit to $135,000 for the largest unit with 3,175 SF.

Notable residents of the Dresden include Nellie Taylor

4,662 Views, 0 Comments


The Embassy Row area of Washington, DC is loosely defined as Massachusetts Avenue and its cross streets between Thomas Circle and Ward Circle.  This Stretch of Mass Ave is home to over 50 embassies and spectacular late 19th and early 20th century Beaux-Arts and Georgian Revival estate homes.  Massachusetts Avenue along with Pennsylvania Avenue are DC's widest roads which provides a sense of grandness and importance to the Embassy Row area.

The section of Massachusetts Avenue that runs between Sheridan Circle and Scott Circle was coined "Millionaires Row" for the captains of industry that built trophy homes to showcase their wealth.  Industry titans in the mining, railroad, banking and publishing industries all settled in this area.  This was "the" place

5,286 Views, 0 Comments



With DC neighborhoods like Shaw, Logan Circle and Columbia Heights dominating the news for new condo developments, it is rare to see Glover Park in the spotlight.  A new condo development is under construction at 3937 Davis Place in Glover Park.

This Locke 7 Development project will deliver eight 2 BR / 2 BA / 1,000 SF units.  The building has windows on all four sides which will allow for significant natural light in the units.  All eight condos have either private outdoor patios or decks.

Delivery is targeted for early 2013 and prices start in the low $400,000s.  Here is a resource to learn more about 3937 Davis Place real estate.

2,941 Views, 0 Comments



The corner of Euclid and 17th in Adams Morgan is the location for Capital City Real Estate's newest condo project, 1700 Euclid.  Cap City is building a four-story, 19-unit structure which features a brick exterior and private outdoor space for every unit.  This location was previously home to the Euclid Market and a dry cleaner as well as being located across the street from the infamous Bennet Family stoop.

1700 Euclid has both 1 BR and 2 BR configurations that feature open floor plans and spacious 9+ ft ceilings.  Developer finishes include cherry cabinetry, Italian white Carrara marble counters, Professional Series  appliances, Italian marble tiled baths and designer lighting.

Here is a resource to view the active 1700 Euclid real estate listings.

3,483 Views, 0 Comments