August 2015

Found 11 blog entries for August 2015.


ledroit park homes

The quiet enclave in the middle of the city, LeDroit Park, is still relatively affordable, near the Shaw-Howard University Metro Station and one of the oldest neighborhoods in DC.  LeDroit Park is just south of Howard University and west of Bloomingdale.  Residents are drawn to the historic Victorian homes, newer row houses and modest mid-rise brick houses in the neighborhood.  Residents now represent a wide variety of ethnic groups; the racial, socioeconomic and gender diversity is what attracts newcomers to the neighborhood.  Residents in LeDroit Park have a short bike ride to downtown, 14th Street and Columbia Heights, and the neighborhood is close to several bus lines.  The Shaw-Howard University Metro Station on the Green and Yellow Lines is a

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the wyoming - 2022 Columbia Rd NW Washington DC

The historic Wyoming, located at 2022 Columbia Road, NW, in the Adams Morgan neighborhood, is a splendid Beaux-Arts luxury condo building that has had its share of high voltage Washingtonian elite residents and enjoys a coveted list of building amenities within walking distance of the Dupont Circle Metro Station on the Red Line.  The grand and gracious Wyoming is one of the contributing properties making up the Washington Heights Historic District, and has been named a Washington “Best Address” in much sought-after Adams Morgan/Kalorama.  The luxury building is also in a neighborhood of historical charm that includes entertainment venues for live music, independent shops, restaurants, parks and a Sunday farmer’s market replete with local produce, baked

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Town Square DC

DC Condo Boutique team member Fleur Howgill represented the buyer of a townhouse located at 819 6th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024  in DC’s Town Square neighborhood.  This four-level townhome features 4 BR / 4 BA / 2,624 SF of living space and closed on August 20, 2015 for $981,000 / $374 SF.  This home conveyed with one parking space.

This Town Square townhome offers plenty of space to raise a big family with four-levels including including a double living room, den and dining room.  Private outdoor space includes a balcony and a patio.  Town Square is located in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood near the transforming marina and wharf.

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shaw's tavern washington dc

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 neighborhood is evolving, blocks are being transformed formerly represented by abandoned homes.  Shaw is served by two Metro stations---the Shaw-Howard University stop and the Mount Vernon Square/7th Street-Convention stop, both on the Yellow and Green Lines and by several bus

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glover park wall mural

Glover Park, a charming neighborhood in northwest DC, offers residents a nice balance of living on a quiet tree-lined street just five minutes to shops and restaurants on main thoroughfare, Wisconsin Avenue.  The neighborhood is ½ mile north of Georgetown and west of the United States Naval Observatory, home to the Vice President’s mansion. 

The largely residential neighborhood has seen a surge in youth population of children and teens since 2010.  Young parents seek this highly desirable family-friendly neighborhood in upper northwest Washington for its close-knit community of tranquil streets with charming 3 and 4 bedroom porch-front row houses and a foodie scene up the street from Georgetown for a college, preppy feel.  Amenities are all in

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watergate cooperative washington dc

The Watergate today remains a premier complex, although also known for its historic ties, with luxury cooperatives hugging the Potomac River in northwest DC.  Three luxury buildings---Watergate South, East and West---make up more than 600 luxury waterfront residences bordering the Potomac River overlooking Key Bridge, Washington Harbour in Georgetown, the Virginia skyline and Washington monuments. 

Many of the residences are penthouse and townhouse-style floor designs, complete with private balconies and fireplaces with magnificent city views of historic DC landmarks and the Potomac River.  Sitting on 10 acres, the Watergate luxury complex is a self-contained community where residents can live, work, relax, and shop.  The park-like landscape offers 7

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clydes penn quarter

For a New York City-type vibe, homebuyers should invest their time looking at the Penn Quarter, an urban area infused with sophisticated restaurants, a lot of pedestrians, bustling retail, and topped by condominium buildings above retail space.  Penn Quarter, a neighborhood in the east end of downtown DC north of Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, is a popular area for buyers since it is awash in amenities and a vibrant 24/7 residential and commercial community.  Public transit options are plentiful, with many Metro stations in its vicinity and bus routes, city bikes and a high Walk Score.

Penn Quarter’s general boundaries are along F Street, NW, from 5th to 10th Streets, and H Street on the north where Penn Quarter overlaps with Chinatown.  Penn Quarter was

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the lafayette - 631 d st nw dc

Living in chic Penn Quarter is one of DC’s most sought after addresses, a wonderful neighborhood that can boast an array of amenities, especially culture.  Only Penn Quarter is a location in northwest DC that can offer every line of Metro, walking distance to the Verizon Center, Capitol Hill, the Spy Museum, the National Museum of American Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Convention Center, Chinatown, The Shakespeare Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, and The Warehouse Theatre.  While Penn Quarter can boast many neighborhood amenities and highbrow culture, residents of the elegant Lafayette condo building enjoy their own slate of amenities along with this convenient location.

One of DC’s most sought after residential buildings, the Lafayette greets

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rosslyn business improvement district

Arlington County has given the green light and approved major upgrades for the Rosslyn neighborhood.  Among its future plans, the county-approved Rosslyn Sector Plan includes a new open-air Metro station.  Last week, the Arlington County Board endorsed a wide-reaching plan that will remake Rosslyn into a more dynamic, pedestrian-friendly mix of workplaces, housing, retail and public spaces with more attractive modern buildings to attract commercial tenants, new residents, and visitors.  This is the first part of the county’s long-range plan for Rosslyn since 1992.  Two land-use plans that received unanimous approval are the Rosslyn Sector Plan and the Western Rosslyn Plan that will provide a major boost for the future vision for Rosslyn, and possibly

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the floridian dc

One of DC’s most unique buildings with pastel colored glass, limestone and stainless steel is The Floridian, a masterwork of modern simplicity with an edge.  The Floridian is a modern two-tower community of authentic loft-style condominiums in the popular and edgy U Street Corridor of northwest Washington.  Condos feature industrial exposed oval ductwork, airy raw concrete ceilings, soaring floor-to-ceiling windows, for an of-the-moment look of coveted industrial-style design.  The Floridian is located at 9th and Florida Avenue, NW, off U Street and just one block from the front door to the Metro’s U Street station on the Green and Yellow lines.  It’s a convenient location to walk to great restaurants and nightlife, and leave your car in the garage or

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