H Street Corridor

Blog posts about the H Street Corridor

Found 28 blog entries about H Street Corridor.

union station - washington dc

Maintaining a rich history in the DC area, Union Station continues to stand today as a grand example of the region’s past and its bright future. Still a major train station and transportation hub in DC, Union Station is also a destination.

Located near the Capitol Building, the station first opened to the public in the early 1900s, a joint project of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroad. Flash forward several decades and the location began servicing at least tens of thousands of passengers a day, even more so during World War II.

As the years passed, though, the public began looking to other forms of transportation. With more and more people traveling by car or by plane, demand dropped for rail service.

In the 1960s

524 Views, 0 Comments

trinidad real estate - washington dc

If H Street fits your style but not your budget, you may want to try looking for your next home in Trinidad. While once saddled with a less desirable reputation, Trinidad has since grown into its own.

This modest neighborhood is now known for its tidy yards, with visible signs of new construction and renovation all across the area. While no doubt benefiting from the nearby development seen in NoMa and the H Street corridor, Trinidad is now celebrating some of its own successes.

Originally developed in the 1800s, the neighborhood has seen a true resurgence in popularity in more recent time, and is now regarded as one of DC’s up-and-coming neighborhoods. In turn, many homes in the area are selling fast.

Mostly filled with a mix of

460 Views, 0 Comments

h street corridor - washington dc

Filled with trendy bars and restaurants, luxury condos and a performing arts center, it’s evident that H Street has arrived. Stretching from Union Station to Hechinger Mall, the one-and-a-half mile long H Street Corridor is now a favorite of many home and condo buyers, as well.

Lured in by its convenient access to everything from grocery stores to nightlife, the highly touted H Street Festival alone brings in thousands of people each year, with live music, art exhibits and food trucks. As well, there’s also the popular H Street Farmers’ Market, open on select Saturdays.

From bagel shops to French fare, coffee shops to ramen, you’ll find it all available along H Street. You’ll also find interesting boutiques and cocktail bars. The recently

530 Views, 0 Comments

seven|h - 646 h st ne dc

A brand new mixed-use project is coming to the H Street Corridor, bringing with it a number of new luxury condos. Branded Seven|H, the development aims to supply nearly two-dozen condos, and likely a mix of retail and office space, to the corner of Seventh and H Streets NE in DC.

Plans call for the six-story building to offer up retail space on its ground level and possibly a mix of retail and office space on the second level, topped off by the luxury condos. Options start with a one-bedroom, one-bath unit, with the largest units featuring two-bedrooms and 2.5-baths.

Common features of the new homes are said to include high ceilings, hardwood floors and quartz countertops. As well, new buyers can also expect to find European-style cabinetry and

1,030 Views, 0 Comments

constellation on h - 1402 h st ne dc

One of the newest and most exciting additions to the H Street Corridor, Constellation on H presents a vibrant new option for living in one of the most desirable locations in all of DC. Surrounded by restaurants and nightlife, the hip new condos add yet another level of sophistication to the area.

Offering up views of the Capitol Building and the Washington Monument, the luxury condos take up an entre city block, with a number of uniquely designed floor plans constructed to appeal to a variety of buyers. In all, the six-story building includes the option of around two-dozen different residences, mostly one- and two-bedrooms.

While some of the smaller units command around 700 square feet of living space, some of the larger units provide upwards of

890 Views, 0 Comments

h street corridor dc

Efforts are underway to extend the H Street Corridor, further capitalizing on an area that’s already seen strong development in recent years. The new vision, backed by the H Street Main Street nonprofit, the Department of Small and Local Business Development and Great Streets DC, is to expand revitalization to the east of the Starburst intersection.

The nonprofit wants to build upon the H Street Corridor to the east and north, on out to Bladensburg and Benning roads. To help others see the same vision, the group’s asked for designs and options on how to accomplish the goal of delivering more than 2,000 residential units, plus commercial space, open public space and underground parking to the area.

HSMS presented four options recently regarding a

819 Views, 0 Comments

dc streetcarPhoto: Thomas Cizauskas

An old idea is making a comeback in the DC area, and reshaping some of its neighborhoods along the way. The old streetcars of yesteryear came back late last year, with some ambitious plans to extend the project out even more in the future.

The current route starts off behind Union Station, down H Street to Benning Road, ending at Langston Golf Course. The final stop of the line sits near the RFK Stadium parking lot. The streetcars already set the stage for some future redevelopment plans, and more could be coming.

There’s an effort underway to extend the streetcars westward to downtown and Georgetown. Expected to be more reliable than the current H Street line, the proposed K Street line would likely also be faster and not

795 Views, 0 Comments

pullman place - 911 2nd st ne dc

Opportunity is going fast to get in one of the most stylish new residential additions to NoMa. Pullman Place is already more than 80-percent sold, with just a handful of new, move-in ready homes still available.

Priced starting in the high $400,000s for a one-bedroom unit and starting in the $500,000s for a two-bedroom unit, the property also includes a two-story penthouse loft. Wide plank flooring, quartz countertops and large windows, allowing for the infusion of plenty of natural light throughout the homes, accent the more than 40 condos of Pullman Place.

In addition, the homes come with a full-size washer and dryer, spa-like baths and custom closets. As well, private balconies open up the units to sensational views of the Capitol and

905 Views, 0 Comments

Constellation on H - 1402 H St NE

Stretching for a full city block, Constellation on H is now selling luxury condos in the popular H Street Corridor. This new, six-story, 28-unit building sits at the gateway to the neighborhood, bringing an exciting new residential option to the vibrant community.

With a blend of upscale design principles and concrete construction, the striking new building features a unique range of floor plans, with up to three-bedrooms and up to 2.5-baths. Outfitted with name-brand, stainless steel appliances, Carrera countertops and striking black and white contrasts, the units additionally offer European–style accents, with upscale finishes throughout.

The sophisticated features extend to the bathrooms too, outfitted with bronze fixtures and floating

1,016 Views, 0 Comments

pullman place - 909 2nd st ne

The stylish new Pullman Place condos are already more than 50-percent sold, one of the latest choices in residential living in NoMa. With contemporary features and the allure of a new construction home, Pullman Place offers some of the most desirable new residences, with an impressive address to match.

This centrally located building is only about two blocks away from Union Station, found between Union Market and the H Street Corridor, a prime location for new condo buyers. It’s simple to explore the various eclectic dining options of Union Market or join in on the vibrancy of H Street nightlife.

As well, the access to Capitol Hill makes the location one of the most sought-after in the DC area. Two Metro stops are nearby, and several grocery

1,185 Views, 0 Comments