Exploring Capitol Hill’s Luxury Developments

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Capitol Hill provides the perfect blend of convenience, comfort and a premier location in downtown DC within walking distance to a Metro Station.  With a world-class address, we have picked some of our favorite Capitol Hill developments below.  While preserving Capitol Hill’s historic charm on the exteriors, most of these buildings are historic landmarks converted from schools to luxury residences combining traditional elements with contemporary upgrades that today’s home buyers are looking for.  These luxury developments encompass spacious open floor plans, vaulted ceilings, oversized windows, private terraces, and exposed brick and beams on the interiors with modern amenities.

First up: The Bryan School Lofts are ensconced in a historic landmark building converted from a school to luxury condo lofts on Capitol Hill.  This is a 4-story building featuring 20 residences located on a private cul-de-sac.  The oversized floor plans are approximately 2,200 square feet; some condos have private patios and terraces to enjoy outdoor space.  On the interiors, soaring ceilings and 10-foor tall windows brighten the living areas coupled with charming exposed brick and beams.  All lofts are elegantly appointed with hardwood floors, granite countertops, spa-style bathrooms, a chef’s kitchen and private parking.  Building amenities offer Concierge services, a rooftop deck with sweeping views of the city, an elevator, pet-friendly, and additional storage space.  The Bryan School Lofts are located on Independence Avenue, SE, between Kentucky Avenue and 14th Street walking distance to Potomac Metro Station.  

The Edmonds School was converted from a school built 100 years ago.  Located at the corner of D Street, NE, and 9th Street on Capitol Hill, The Edmonds School features 4 townhomes and 20 condos ranging in size from 500-1,800 square feet for condos, and up to 4,100 square feet for townhouses.  Interiors include exposed brick and high ceilings coupled with contemporary amenities.  It is located within walking distance of the Union Station Metro Stop. 

The Maples is an historic development of townhouses, duplexes and flats located on D Street between 6th Street and 7th Street, SE, on Capitol Hill.  The Maples is the original site of a hospital for wounded soldiers during the War of 1812.  The 3-story building is home to 20 residences with direct elevator access from underground parking garage to some homes, and located within walking distance of the Eastern Market Metro Station.

Landmark Lofts at Senate Square is a condo building that was originally a convent and later a children’s museum.  The 3-story building houses 44 luxury condos.  The 19th-century style mixes modern features with upscale amenities and contemporary designs, including spacious open floor plans, vaulted ceilings, oversized windows, private terraces with large outdoor spaces, yards, and roof decks.  The lofts range in size from 800 to approximately 2,500 square feet; interior touches include industrial grade appliances in the kitchen, exposed brick and beams, designer lighting, hardwood floors, fireplaces, granite countertops, and custom baths.  Waterworks fixtures are standard.  Building amenities include 24-hour Concierge, rooftop pool, and state-of-the-art fitness center, secure underground garage parking, movie screening theater and clubroom.  The elegant exterior flaunts fountains and trees, in addition to ample bike storage, in this pet-friendly building.  Located on the corner of 3rd Street, NE, and H Street, NE, Landmark Lofts is walking distance to the Union Station Metro, and a short walk to dining spots, upscale retail shopping, cafes, boutiques, theaters, and a mix of old row houses close to Lincoln Park and Stanton Park.

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