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lovejoy lofts - 440 12th st ne dc

A converted schoolhouse makes the perfect setting for distinctive lofts with a rich history in Capitol Hill. The Lovejoy Lofts is just one of a handful of old schools that have since been restored and repurposed into condominium homes in the DC area.

This turn-of-the-century schoolhouse was first reimagined into condos in the mid 2000s, and now houses more than 50 private residences. During the renovation project, crews were able to successfully retain some of the building’s original features, such as high ceilings, oversized windows, brick accent walls and arched doorways.

You will also find some top floor units today that come with vaulted ceilings and skylights. The historic features are additionally now joined by more modern and industrial

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bell tower at stanton park - 609 maryland ave ne 20002

As one of DC’s most exquisite condo conversion projects, The Bell Tower at Stanton Park provides an exciting new option for condo buyers in historic Capitol Hill. Originally constructed in the late 1800s, crews more recently converted the more than 16,000 square foot church into a half-dozen new townhome-style condominium homes.

All of the three-story residences include well more than 2,000 square feet of living space, and typically come in a two- to four-bedroom design. Priced starting well upwards of $1 million, the multi-level condos share access to the church tower and wine cellar.

The 130-foot bell tower is perhaps the most prominent feature of the exterior of the building, but hardly the only thing that sets this property apart. It took

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logan circle row houses - washington dc

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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little red chapel - 1015 d st ne washington dcPhoto: Courtesy of OpAL DC

One of DC’s latest conversion projects results in the exclusive opportunity to purchase a large multi-level home with historic roots. The Little Red Chapel originally dates back to the turn-of-the-century when it housed the St. Michael’s congregation.

Flash-forward more than 100 years and the free-standing chapel has since been remade into a pair of semi-detached townhouses. The unique Capitol Hill property still retains some of its original appeal, including some refurbished stained-glass.

At the same time, the building has adopted some newer additions, including a second floor and a loft in the original building. There’s also now a modern two-story addition around the back of the property.

Each of the homes comes

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stanton park - washington dc

Situation within walking distance of some of DC’s most notable sites and attractions, Stanton Park delivers the enjoyment of living in a historic, Capitol Hill neighborhood. Surrounding a large park of the same name, the neighborhood of Stanton Park includes about 50 blocks of rowhouses, nearby businesses and green space.

Stanton Park also sits just a stroll away from such well -known DC area landmarks as Union Station, the Library of Congress and the Capitol. This walkable neighborhood additionally enjoys easy access to public transportation, making it possible to commute throughout the rest of the DC area with relative ease.

Nearby opportunities include a popular recreation center, as well as a number of options for nearly shopping and dining.

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 boneval - 300 8th st ne

A new development of upscale condos is now selling on Capitol Hill. Bonéval is a new boutique condo building that also boasts the advantage of some fantastic added amenities.

As one of the only new elevator buildings in the neighborhood, the 40 custom homes of Bonéval range from one-bedroom floor plans to one-bedroom plus a den and even two-bedroom opportunities. You will also find oversized floor plans with private terraces as part of the property’s Gallery Collection.

Priced from the $400,000s to upwards of $1 million, new buyers can expect to find high ceilings, designer lighting and stainless-steel appliances with the condos of Bonéval. Buyers have the choice of either modern or classic design points, including quartz countertops, hardwood

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lovejoy lofts - 440 12th st ne dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Mattia D’Affuso represented the buyer of a Lovejoy Lofts condo located at 440 12th Street NE, #309 Washington, DC 20002 in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. This condo features 1 BR | 1 BA | 1,000 SF and closed on December 11th, 2019 for $515,000 | $515 SF. One outdoor parking space conveyed with this transaction.

A true loft interior with soaring ceilings, open living/dining concept, concrete floor, exposed brick, architectural angles and more in a former school building. The Capitol Hill location of Lovejoy Lofts offers convenient access to five Metro Stations, Lincoln Park, H Street and Eastern Market.

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 Grace Church - 350 9th St SE

If the thought of living in a more unique setting appeals to you, consider one of the many DC properties that offer up the opportunity to live in a former house of worship. One of the first such conversions in DC is now referred to as The Grace Church Condominiums. This Capitol Hill property changed over in the late 1980s, but the trend has really started to take off in more recent years. While many major cities are left with old industrial buildings to transform into loft-style condos, DC is more unique.

The district’s overflowing with hundreds of churches. Instead of tearing down some of the old, unused church buildings in the area, developers are repurposing some of them into new residential buildings.

One of the newest is The Bell Tower at

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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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penn eleven - 1111 pennsylvania Ave SE DC

Available condos are going fast at Penn Eleven, as the new luxury development in Capitol Hill nears a sellout. Only a handful of units remain on the market in the building, all of which are move-in ready.

This includes the property’s final penthouse unit, complete with a large terrace and sweeping views overlooking the Capitol and the nearby Washington Monument. In fact, a majority of the condos of Penn Eleven offer the desirability of private outdoor space with built-in gas grills for entertaining.

Remaining units all include large floor plans, with a two-bedroom unit priced starting in the $700,000s. The two-bedroom designs currently on the market all top 1,000 square feet of living space, with some of the listed units substantially larger

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