August 2021

Found 11 blog entries for August 2021.

city homes - washington dc

With ready access to some of DC’s most exciting destinations, City Homes is easily becoming one of the region’s most sought after new residential properties. This brand new, contemporary building sits in DC’s Eckington neighborhood, putting residents just minutes away from such delights as Union Market and NoMa.

Close to neighborhood parks, retailers, restaurants and public transportation too, City Homes offers both luxury and convenience for new buyers searching in this part of the District. As part of the larger Quincy Lane Project, the entire community will eventually make way for tens of thousands of square feet of retail space and four residential buildings, including the new multi-level townhomes of City Homes.

The development aims to

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key and nash - rosslyn

For the enjoyment of an Arlington lifestyle, come home to reimagined, contemporary living at Key and Nash Condos. This newer construction condo property takes the place of an older apartment complex that was originally built in the mid 1950s.

The low-rise vintage building built decades ago has since been replaced by a new mid-rise condo building called Key and Nash. The property also includes a half-dozen townhomes.

Generally, units at Key and Nash range from around 850 square feet of living space to more than 1,900 square feet of living space. Appropriately named for its address, Key and Nash sits at the corner of Key Boulevard and Nash Street in Rosslyn.

The entire project includes dozens of luxury condos, along with a handful of

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bridge district - washington dc

Efforts are underway for the first phase of DC’s newly dubbed Bridge District. Formerly called the Columbian Quarter, the site sits in Southeast DC at Poplar Point.

The project could eventually bring in new office space, retail space and hundreds of new residences to 632 Howard Road SE. Phase one of the urban redevelopment project calls for a 130-foot tall mixed-use development.

This includes more than 700 residential units topping tens of thousands of square feet of restaurant space and retail space. The latest design review application for the mixed-use project also includes a grocery store.

In addition, plans call for a pedestrian-friendly shared street with outdoor seating. It also calls for the addition of some future park space.

As

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dc singles

While some DC neighborhoods are better for families, others are ideal for singles. This includes places packed with shops, restaurants, entertainment venues and more.

Georgetown

College students aren’t the only ones drawn to Georgetown. The Georgetown waterfront is a busy spot for boating, biking and dining. The popular neighborhood comes at a price, though. Rentals in Georgetown tend to be on the higher end of the scale, and sometimes hard to find.

Chinatown

For shopping, dining, cultural and entertainment offerings, head to Chinatown. The neighborhood also happens to be home to the Capital One Arena, making it easy to catch a game of the Washington Wizards or the Washington Capitals.

Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan offers nightlife,

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c & o canal georgetown

It’s no secret that DC is full of history, but some of its most historic neighborhoods are definitely worth a second look.

Georgetown

Regarded as DC’s oldest neighborhood, Georgetown dates back to the mid 1700s. Before it was part of DC it was known as a tobacco port. These days the neighborhood still contains some incredible historic homes and museums. It is also home to Georgetown University, which happens to be the nation’s oldest Catholic university. The historic C&O Canal runs partially through Georgetown. 

Capitol Hill

Known for its historic rowhouses, Capitol Hill is the place many elected leaders still choose to call home. This upscale neighborhood offers home styles ranging from Victorian to Beaux Arts designs. The neighborhood is

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botanic garden - washington dc

From its walkability to its eco-friendly initiatives, DC has some of the best options for those in search of a more sustainable lifestyle. If you’re searching for one of DC’s greenest neighborhoods to call home, you won’t have to look far.

Capitol Hill

While Capitol Hill may be known for its historic homes and landmarks, it is also high on the list in terms of green neighborhoods. Capitol Hill has the advantage of green space and gardens including the U.S. Botanic Garden. It also has a number of green buildings and homes, plus some of them sit close to DC’s largest farmer’s market.

Columbia Heights

DC’s first solar powered condos went up in Columbia Heights. This is also where you’ll find the largest residential solar thermal project in

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one observatory circle - washington dcPhoto: Steve Fernie

Live near the Veep when you choose from one of the truly outstanding homes of Observatory Circle. Currently home to Vice President Kamala Harris, it’s not out of the question to occasionally see the VP’s motorcade driving through the neighborhood.

You will additionally find several embassies in the area, mostly lining Massachusetts Avenue. Despite all of its grandeur, Observatory Circle also maintains a more peaceful setting , with relatively quiet, tree-lined streets filled with some sophisticated residential options.

While One Observatory Circle may be the most recognizable home in the area, many of the homes of DC’s Observatory Circle neighborhood are certainly impressive in their own right. This small, yet extremely

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the westlight - 1111 24th st nw dc

For luxury living in the West End, come home to the place DC’s power brokers call home. The Westlight offers sophisticated condos ranging from one- to three-bedroom floor plans.

With a limited number of residences per floor, buyers can enjoy anywhere from around 1,300 square feet of living space for a one-bedroom plus a den to more than 3,000 square feet for some of the three-bedroom floor plans.

All of the units are priced above $1 million. The upscale glass building once served as home to Vice President Kamala Harris, but it’s also been home to some of the rest of DC’s elite.

It certainly doesn’t hurt that Westlight sits just steps away from the Potomac River, Georgetown and national monuments. The property is also close to three Metro

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 rosemont - alexandria va

Found just to the west of Old Town Alexandria, the former streetcar suburb of Rosemont is a cozy place to call home. First developed in the early 20th century, Rosemont was originally built as a streetcar suburb, with plans to connect it with DC and Mt Vernon via electric rail service.

By the early 1930s, the streetcar stopped running, but the neighborhood lived on. These days, the Rosemont Historic District is part of the National Register of Historic Places.

Filled with your choice of townhomes, bungalows and Colonials, the tree-lined streets of Rosemont help create a friendly and welcoming vibe. The single-family homes of Rosemont were mostly built up between the early 1900s to 1930, ranging from Craftsman-style bungalows to much larger

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washington harbour - washington dc

It’s a city known for its history, but DC also has a romantic side. From area parks and gardens to waterfront views, you’ll find plenty of places to spark some romance in the district.

Bishop’s Garden - Washington National Cathedral

Bishop’s Garden at Washington National Cathedral is said to provide the perfect spot to go for a romantic stroll. Not only do the flowers help set the scene, but towering trees on the Cathedral’s grounds offer a bit of privacy. You can also dine on traditional English scones and tea while you’re there.

Jefferson Memorial

It may sound like a site better suited to history buffs, but Jefferson Memorial is actually a popular spot for proposals. It’s a bit more secluded than the National Mall, plus the waterfront

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