March 2018

Found 12 blog entries for March 2018.

the fedora - 1651 belmont st nw dc

With a stylish name and contemporary architecture, it’s easy for those who simply pass by The Fedora to forget that the site has a remarkable history all its own. Though delivered only about a decade ago, the condos sit on a piece of land significant for much more than just modern real estate.

First opened as a mid-century bordering house, the Pitts Motor Hotel once served as a stopping off point for such big names as Martin Luther King Jr, Harry Belafonte and Aretha Franklin. Attracting the likes of civil rights leaders and black entertainers, it’s said Franklin once performed in the hotel’s basement lounge and neighbors used to spot comedian Dick Gregory, a frequent guest, walking up and down the neighborhood streets.

But history wasn’t always

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ballston - arlington va

Within an easy walk of virtually everything you need, the Ballston community presents an urban environment that’s full of fun and enjoyment at every turn. This walkable, Arlington County neighborhood is close enough to the city to enjoy all the comforts that the area provides, yet removed enough to enjoy more of a small-town atmosphere.

Served by the Metro, it’s just as easy to get around Ballston by foot or bike as it is any other way, exploring all that the community has to offer its residents and visitors. The triangular-shaped area includes a variety of condos, apartment buildings and office buildings, plus some single-family homes and some retail.

It’s also home to a movie theater, comedy club, an ice hockey training center and even an

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