November 2019

Found 7 blog entries for November 2019.

peirce - 1555 Wilson Blvd

Earmarked as Arlington’s next luxury condo building, The Pierce promises the enjoyment of large floor plans and upscale finishes. In all, the new condo building makes room for more than 100 units, with floor plans ranging from around 1,200 square feet to 2,400 square feet of living space.

Starting with a one-bedroom plus a den design, buyers will also have the choice of up to a three-bedroom floor plan. Some of the units are priced in the $900,000s while others are in the multi-million-dollar range.

Luxury finishes include continuous hardwoods, floor-to-ceiling windows and some direct-access elevators. In addition, the units will include contemporary-style design features, with chef-inspired kitchens, quartz countertops and some heated

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verse - 8399 westpark drive mclean

A new luxury condo tower is set to open this fall in The Boro. Verse brings with it 140 new luxury residences, many of which are already sold out.

Options include one-, two- and even three-bedroom floor plans, with prices starting around $500,000. Some of the largest units of Verse are, in turn, priced upwards of $1 million.

Verse units offer floor-to-ceiling windows, custom kitchens and oversized private balconies with glass rails for admiring the surrounding views of the neighborhood. In addition, other additions include concealed kitchen appliances in select residences, a kitchen island, Italian cabinetry, and composite stone countertops.

The open floor plans also allow for high ceilings, walk-in closets, plus frameless glass showers and

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the bower - 1300 4th st se dc

A new luxury condo project in the Capitol Riverfront is quickly nearing a sellout. The Bower consists of 138 luxury condos within a mixed-use building in one of DC’s most desirable locations.

Ranging from nearly 1,000 square feet of living space to upwards of 1,100 square feet of living space, the remaining condos of The Bower start priced in the mid $700,000s. While all studio and one-bedroom units are currently sold out in the building, there are a select number of two-bedroom, two-bath units that remain on the market.

The move-in ready condos come complete with high ceilings, wide-plank wood floors and floor-to-ceiling glass for admiring views of the surrounding area. Some units additionally include private balconies, while all offer Italian

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 democratic debate

They may not be able to claim the White House as an official address, but some 2020 Democratic presidential candidates already live in DC. From Navy Yard to Capitol Hill and H Street, several political contenders have already set down roots.

Cory Booker may trace his roots to Newark, but the senator also has an apartment in the H Street corridor. This hip neighborhood is well known for its festivals, dining opportunities and nightlife. There’s also a seasonal farmers’ market on H Street, plus you’ll find an eclectic mix of restaurants and shops.

Longtime U.S. Senator and Congressman Bernie Sanders has a home on Capitol Hill. The self-described democratic socialist opted for a cozy one-bedroom, two-bath home that’s not too far from work. He’s

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southwest waterfront - washington dc

You’ve likely heard about DC’s Southwest Waterfront, but there are plenty of cool facts you may not know. While the area’s now home to restaurants, nightclubs and marinas, it was actually fairly underutilized and isolated from much of the rest of DC until just a couple of years ago.

That’s when the Wharf began transforming the waterfront area into what we see today. Plans are in progress to redevelop the Southwest Waterfront into a mixed-use development with millions of square feet or retail, hotel, office, cultural and residential space.

Plans also call for open space and parkland. While phase one of the Wharf officially opened in 2017, development could continue for several more years.

Set right alongside the Washington Channel, the

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brightwood - washington

Filled with history, the Brightwood neighborhood is quietly rising once again. While the neighborhood has definitely seen its ups and downs over the years, it’s once again growing into its own.

The neighborhood’s story begins in the early 1800s. That’s when free slaves began owning homes and farms in Brightwood. During the Civil War the neighborhood was home to Fort Stevens, and a park and plaque still mark the site of the important battle between Union and Confederate soldiers.

Flash forward to the early 1900s and a newly added streetcar line caused the neighborhood’s population to boom. Hundreds of affordable rowhouses went up, something that continues to attract new residents, especially young professionals, to the area even today.

While

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The Matrix - 1529 14th St NW DC

They are some of DC’s coolest condo buildings today, but all share a unique history. Many of them use used to be auto showrooms. While it may be hard to imagine these days, the neighborhood of Logan Circle once gained the moniker of “Automobile Row”, due to the many garages and showrooms that spanned 14th Street.

While the neighborhood had its ups and downs over the years, many of those old properties have more recently been transformed into exciting residential properties. They may retain some of the original architecture, but the interiors are refreshingly modern.

In particular, The Matrix on 14th Street was once home to a car dealership. These days you won’t find parked vehicles for sale, but rather loft-style condos topping retail space.

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