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running in washington dcPhoto: Elvert Barnes

DC may be best known as a political city, but it’s also a top city for runners. Routinely ranked “America’s Fittest City”, DC has plenty of great neighborhoods and trails for walking, biking and running. From area parks to the waterfront, local landmarks and more, you’ll find some fantastic places to tie on your running shoes in the DC area.


One great option is Georgetown. Right on the Potomac River, Georgetown offers your choice of trails, waterfront views and urban appeal. You can jump on the Capital Crescent Trail from the Georgetown waterfront for a flat running surface or pick up Chesapeake & Ohio Canal to take your run along the water. For a more intense training session, Georgetown has some of the region’s

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crestwood real estate - washington dc

Offering the best of both worlds, Crestwood blends urban and suburban living in Northwest DC. This diverse neighborhood sits close to some of DC’s better known neighborhoods, yet retains a peaceful and quiet vibe, surrounded on three sides by Rock Creek Park, yet also close to everything you need and want in the region.

Originally part of a 300-acre estate, the first single-family homes weren’t developed in the community until the early 20th century. Most homes in Crestwood still sit on large, well-kept lots and rarely come on the market.

It’s an especially appealing location for those interested in a larger home with more outdoor space. Some homes standing in the neighborhood date back to the 1920s and 1930s.

Many homes are brick colonials

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hollin hills mid-century modern home

You’ll find a full range of architectural styles in the DC area, from pre-World War II to contemporary, new construction designs. If you’re in the market for mid-century modern, though, you’ll still find plenty of options if you know where to look.

Often these homes are distinguished by large windows and sliding glass doors, sleek lines and an open design. A great place to begin your search is in Southwest Waterfront neighborhood of Washington, DC. There are also, of course, several neighborhoods in the greater DC area that provide even more options for buyers.

In particular, some buyers find just the right homes exist in such locations as Forest Hills, Bethesda and McLean. The wooded lots often work nicely for mid-century designs, which use

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Crestwood is a tranquil neighborhood in DC’s Gold Coast, an upscale entirely residential community that is nestled between upper 16th Street and Rock Creek Park.  It sits near some of the city’s more popular neighborhoods, yet is distinctly quieter since there is almost no thru-traffic.  Crestwood is a neighborhood with green lawns, flowering bushes, expensive houses and quiet streets located north of Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant.

Crestwood was originally a 300-acre estate purchased by a single owner in 1720.  In the 20th century, the area began to see single-family home development.  It lies west of 16th Street and bordered on all three sides by Rock Creek Park hiking and biking trails.  Most of the houses sit on big, leafy lots.

While many of the

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DC Condo Boutique team member Mansour Abu-Rahmeh is proud to announce his new listing at 4830 Blagden Ave NW.  Listed at $879,900.00, this elegant colonial in DC's Crestwood neighborhood was featured on HGTV’s “Curb Appeal”.  Landscape architect Gregg Love designed the façade and front yard of this home.   With graciousness and surprises throughout, this home has it all.  The stately colonial is nestled among trees on an immaculate lot. 

Conveniently located just 2 blocks from Rock Creek Park hiking & biking trails and Carter Barron soccer fields, tennis courts and amphitheater.  This home features 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms, a renovated kitchen, master bedroom suite with remodeled bath, 2 wood burning fireplaces and a 2 car garage.   Enjoy summer

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