May 2013

Found 13 blog entries for May 2013.


DC Condo Boutique team member Mansour Abu-Rameh represented the buyer of a condo in the L at City Vista located at 440 L Street NW #804 in DC's Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood.  This condo featured 2 BR / 2BA / 1,046 SF and a parking space. This unit sold on May 20th, 2013 for $580,000 / $554 SF.



This City Vista condo features a high ceilings, a modern kitchen with granite and stainless appliances and hardwood floors.  The L at City Vista is an 11-story building with 149 residences that was delivered in 2007.

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It is time to celebrate the vibrancy and energy of DC's urban neighborhoods.  Over the last year several DC neighborhoods have been recognized on a national basis including:

  • Adams Morgan & U Street  - Named one of the top Art Places in America.  The neighborhood has plenty of creative and cultural venues such as art galleries and theaters.  Energy and vibrancy shape this neighborhood filled with independently-owned shops, sidewalk cafes, hip restaurants serving ethnic cuisine, coffee shops where trendy young professionals move for urban living and remain to raise their young families.
  • Columbia Heights/11th Street - Named “Washington’s hippest new strip.” One of DC’s most urban and diverse neighborhoods draws young professionals in their 20s and
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MidCity delivers a true urban living experience for young professionals in an area of Northwest DC centered around 14th and U Streets.  The MidCity neighborhood offers diverse ethnic dining options; boutique retailers; upscale residential lofts and condominiums; and entertainment and art galleries. 

Named one of DC’s most walkable neighborhoods, MidCity residents can enjoy coffee shops, hip restaurants, home furnishings stores and fitness centers.  Great retail in the neighborhood includes Whole Foods Market, Matchbox, Busboys & Poets, and coming in 2014, a Trader Joe’s grocery store, as well as a growing nightlife with theaters and clubs. 

The MidCity area includes 14th and U Street corridors, where the established neighborhoods of Logan Circle, Dupont

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Just eight blocks from the U.S. Capitol, Eighth Street, SE, also known as Barracks Row, has turned DC’s oldest commercial corridor in DC into a thriving, vibrant commercial district with scores of diverse dining options and retail shops.  An $8.5 million streetscape investment has transformed Barracks Row into a pedestrian friendly urban corridor with bricked sidewalks and shady elm trees lining the streets.  The revitalization of the area because of a solid commitment by its business alliances has given Barracks Row a new identity as a restaurant and shopping destination.

A professional, yet progressive Capitol Hill neighborhood, Barracks Row attracts 30,000 federal employees by day; another 17,000 residents and visitors at night.  It is close to

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Tenleytown in Northwest D.C. is a desirable location for Washingtonians who commute downtown on the Metro Red Line.  Set amid restaurants and shopping on Wisconsin Avenue, the neighborhood of Tenleytown is well known for sophisticated in-town housing.  One mixed-use residential gem, the Cityline at Tenley, is a 204-unit condominium building at 4500 Wisconsin Avenue set on a historic property across the street from a Whole Foods Market, Starbucks, CVS drugstore, restaurants and shops.

The four-story residential structure has a retail base housing a Container Store, a Best Buy and an Ace Hardware store.  In addition to access to the Tenleytown Metro Station below the building, a bus to Georgetown stops in front of the building.  An American University

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In the trendy neighborhood of Logan Circle along the 14th Street corridor, a hip new building featuring loft-style condos only has 6 units still for sale.  Developers have targeted the former industrial buildings along 14th Street and have converted them into upscale residential projects.  Formerly, a Chesapeake & Potomac (C & P) Telephone Company switching center, the conversion of the circa 1902 Northern Exchange building offers true loft living.

The Northern Exchange, located at 1401 R Street, houses 36 loft residences.  All feature loft-style floor plans with a second-story bedroom.  Units are all one bedrooms and range in size from 545 SF- 830 SF of living space.  It’s a very unique loft space that feature original building details with modern

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The most expensive condo to sell in the District during April 2013 was a condo in the West End at 22 West located at 1177 22nd Street NW #2 Washington, DC 20037.  This corner condo unit features 2 BR / 3 BA / 1,967 SF.  The selling price was $1.6M / $813 SF, which was 93% of the asking price.

Congratulations to selling Realtor Melissa Chen of Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. for closing the most expensive condo sale in the District in April 2013.


Honorable mention for the second most expensive DC condo sold in April 2013 was a cooperative in Foggy Bottom at the Watergate East located at 2500 Virginia Avenue NW #1209-S, Washington, DC 20037.  This 4 BR / 3.5 BA / 3,640 SF coop includes two parking spaces.  The selling price was $1.475M which was 92%

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Stunning Wesley Heights is a residential neighborhood located in Northwest DC, close to American University, Washington’s business centers, shopping and restaurants.  Developed in the 1920s by W.C. and A.N. Miller, the builders are also responsible for developing the neighborhoods of Spring Valley and American University Park.  Wesley Heights is an upscale neighborhood sitting among mature leafy trees, and DC’s more exquisite single-family homes.  Wesley Heights is bounded by New Mexico Avenue to the east, Nebraska Avenue to the north, Battery-Kemble Park to the west and Glover Parkway to the south. 

The name of Foxhall was taken from nearby Foxhall Road, one of the most prestigious residential addresses in the city, which crosses through the

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Long known as one of the most affluent neighborhoods in the U.S., tony Georgetown is a superb destination for shopping, fine dining, theaters and a vibrant nightlife.  One of the most desirable and luxurious condominiums in DC, the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown offer luxurious living, the finest amenities and an extraordinary location.  Amid the hustle and bustle of Georgetown, the Residences at Ritz-Carlton Georgetown have created a modern sanctuary, with the Residences nestled away from the busy streets to give privacy.

The condominiums provide a premier urban life-style, as well as a dedicated residential team that provides legendary personalized services for which the Ritz-Carlton is renowned.  The Residences reflect a late 18th century

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DC Condo Boutique team member Michael Fowler represented the buyer of a condo at Downtown I + II located at 1205 N Street NW #D in DC's Logan Circle Neighborhood.  This condo featured 1 BR / 1 BA / 734 SF and a parking space. This unit sold on April 29th, 2013 for $474,000 / $646 SF.

This unit features a recently renovated kitchen and bathroom with finishes that include river white granite, maple cabinets and new stainless appliances.  Downtown I + II is located southeast of Logan Circle on N street between 12th and 13th and is a short walk to the Mt Vernon Square Metro Station.

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