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georgetown family fun

DC may be known for its history and its political connections, but DC isn’t just a great place for singles and couples. It also has some nice neighborhoods for families.

Glover Park

You’ll find some of the most prestigious schools in Glover Park. The neighborhood also offers a farmer’s market, sports fields and community gardens. The location doesn’t hurt either, as Glover Park is found between the US Naval Observatory and Glover Archbold Park.

American University Park

White picket fences and well-kept yards mark the neighborhood of American University Park. The area also has some good elementary schools, plus its full of homes owned by other families.

Georgetown

DC’s oldest neighborhood offers 18-century architecture and cobblestone

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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.

Georgetown

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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pet-friendly dc condos

While there are plenty of pet-friendly housing options across DC, some go way beyond the ordinary when it comes to added amenities. From pet spas to rooftop dog parks, there’s no limit when it comes to some of the craziest pet-friendly properties around.

It’s obvious that some of the newer construction properties are looking for a way to set themselves apart and appealing to pet-owners can be lucrative. Even some of DC’s residential properties without a lot of amenities are bringing in local businesses, such as dog-walking services and local pet stores, to help drum up future business of their own.

City Market at O has its own rooftop dog park. This apartment property also comes with a washing and grooming station for pets, as well as plenty of

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dupont circle - washington dc

They rank high on the list of DC’s hippest neighborhoods, but Logan Circle and Dupont Circle do have some differences. While the popular neighborhoods share some attributes, they are also distinctive in their offerings.

Logan Circle

Named after a traffic circle of the same name, the popular neighborhood of Logan Circle often attracts a mix of people, including singles, couples, artists and even nearby university students. Considered one of DC’s most diverse areas, Logan Circle is known for its trendy restaurants, hip stores and its thriving nightlife.

This is especially true along vibrant 14th Street. While most people know the walkable neighborhood for all of its offerings, it’s actually named in tribute to a Civil War general. You’ll see a

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 dumbarton bridge - washington dc

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You may not think much about it as you drive over or under Georgetown’s “Buffalo Bridge”, but the bridge actually has a history all its own. Also called Dumbarton Bridge or the Q Street Bridge, the landmark first went up in the early 1900s.

At the time, locals were looking for a way to reduce traffic along M Street and make it easier to travel to some of DC’s other fast-growing neighborhoods and to downtown. The problem, of course, was Rock Creek.

One idea was to divert Rock Creek through a tunnel, but that would likely have cost millions of dollars. The much cheaper alternative was to build a bridge stretching across Rock Creek Park, thereby connecting up Dupont Circle to Georgetown.

Crews considered moving an existing

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The Northumberland - 2039 new hampshire ave ne

For a century now the Northumberland has offered a sense of enduring luxury in Dupont Circle. First constructed in the early 1900s, the historic apartment building has served as home to countless prominent members of Washington society throughout the years, including judges, members of Congress, government officials and DC’s wealthy elite.

In 1920, the luxury apartment building turned into a co-op, making it one of the city’s oldest, co-op buildings today. Now featured in DC’s “Best Addresses” and on the National Registry of Historic Places, the seven-story building is easily recognized for its elegance and charm.

Many of the building’s original features are still evident today, as the building has retained its high standards for generations.

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capital bikeshare - washington dc

If you don’t want to have to depend on a car to get around, DC is a great place to live. While some neighborhoods rely on public transportation, other neighborhoods are extremely walkable.

DC as a whole ranks extremely well for its walkability. In fact, DC’s WalkScore ranking is number seven in terms of the most walkable large cities in the nation.

In recent years, Redfin put DC in 4th place when it comes to its list of ‘The Best Cities for Living Without a Car’. Some neighborhoods also rank particularly high all on their own in terms of walkability.

For example, Dupont Circle is a great place to get around by walking. Most residents have an easy stroll to the closest Metro station, plus the neighborhood also includes a number of restaurants

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watermelon house - washington dc

DC neighborhoods each hold their own interesting attributes, but have you ever wondered what the neighborhood you choose to live in has to say about you? Obviously, neighborhoods and communities are unique and diverse, but some might also say that residents of certain neighborhoods have things in common.

Dupont Circle

For example, some consider Dupont Circle a laid-back neighborhood that’s perfect for people watching. This hip neighborhood is full of fun and trendy restaurants and boutiques. It’s also a great neighborhood if you enjoy sampling the city’s nightlife.

Downtown DC

If your days consist of work, work and more work, business-minded people are often attracted to Downtown DC. The location is also a good spot if you enjoy spending

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dupont circle condo

DC Condo Boutique team member Fleur Howgill represented the buyer of condo located at 1325 21st Street NW #201, Washington, DC 20036 in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. This condo features 2 BR | 2 BA | 1,223 SF and closed on February 10th, 2020 for $1,105,000 | $904 SF. One parking space conveyed with this transaction.

A stunning Victorian conversion by District Quarters offers a gourmet kitchen, well-appointed fixtures and private outdoor space. This Dupont location is two blocks from the Metro and steps from fine restaurants, nightlife, bookstores, art galleries, boutique fitness studios and more.

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dupont circle newly renovated

DC Condo Boutique team member Mattia D’Affuso represented the buyer of condo located at 2100 Newport Place NW #2, Washington, DC 20037 in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. This condo features 2 BR | 2 BA | 940 SF and closed on December 11th, 2019 for $649,000 | $690 SF.

This two-level renovovation by S2 Development offers a gourmet kitchen with marble counters, stainless appliances and stunning black cabinetry. Both bedrooms offer en-suite configurations with upscale bathroom finishes and ample closets. This Dupont location offers true urban living and is steps from The Metro, restaurants, shopping, parks and more.

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