AU Park

Blog posts about the American University Park neighborhood in Washington, DC.

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DC area real estate is certainly desirable, but it seems five particular neighborhoods are commanding premium above market prices this year. The majority of the neighborhoods are found in the NW quadrant, and most are also very close to each other.

AU Park

The neighborhood with the highest average sales price, when compared to original list price for 2020, is American University Park. AU Park easily leads with a ratio of nearly 103-percent.

While the median home sales price in AU Park is about $1.3 million, the year-over-year price change is up about 32-percent. Homes often sell quickly in this neighborhood.

U Street Corridor

The U Street Corridor trails AU Park with an average sales price to original list price ratio of just over

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AU Park Real Estate - Washington DC

Named after nearby American University, American University Park is a tranquil neighborhood that feels more like the suburbs, yet exists within DC city lines. This low-key community is mostly filled with single-family homes in a variety of styles, including well-kept Colonials and cozy bungalows.

Affectionately called AU Park, the neighborhood was built-up in the 1930s, although a majority of homes have since been modified and remodeled over the years and decades. The closely spaced homes often use alleys in place of driveways, and residents don’t have to worry about large front yards.

A majority of homes, however, do offer front porches or stoops, giving neighbors a place to gather and come together as a true community. While less affordable

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cityline at tenley

 Once the site of a major department store, Cityline at Tenley now offers the best of both worlds, a mixed-use development with Upper Northwest side convenience. First constructed in the early 1940s, the building now boasts more than 200 condo units and tens of thousands of square feet of retail space, with the residential units and retailers first opening up in the mid 2000s.

Retailers such as the Container Store, Ace Hardware and Best Buy are at home in the development, along with the convenience of hundreds of parking spaces. As well, the project sits just across the street from additional restaurants and retailers, including a Whole Foods Market.

Along with the convenience of doing your shopping just steps away from home, the development

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This charming neighborhood sits in DC’s Northwest quadrant, close in to the center of the city but homes here have backyards and trees.  Beautiful tree-lined streets and great transit access attract people to buy homes here.  You’ll find former residents of Capitol Hill and downtown who’ve moved north up Wisconsin Avenue when they aged out of their city apartments, married and had children.  In AU Park, it feels like the suburbs yet has the urban convenience combined with friendly old-fashioned neighborliness.  You’ll find parks, good schools, and a family-friendly feeling.  An easy commute to downtown DC and the buzz of city life attracts most residents to AU Park.

AU Park is bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, NW to the west, Wisconsin Avenue, NW and

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Cityline at Tenley is a 204-unit condo development that is built above retail at the Tenleytown Metro.  This site was originally developed in the 1940s for a Sears and Robuck store and later housed a Hechingers.  The redevelopment of the site preserved the original art deco facade while adding four levels of modern condos.

Today the site is home to a ground-level retail component that includes a Best Buy, a Container Store and an Ace Hardware Store.  Rounding out the retail component of this location is a Whole Foods Market located directly across Wisconsin Avenue.

Cityline at Tenley developer finishes included contemporary open interiors with over-sized windows and private outdoor spaces.  Cityline at Tenley has one of the highest elevations in the

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