H Street Corridor

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pierce school lofts- 1375 maryland ave ne dc

DC’s largest penthouse is back on the market. Former Washington Wizards player Dwight Howard recently listed his 10,000 square foot penthouse in the old Pierce School building for $2.475 million. The penthouse takes up the top two floors of the old schoolhouse, complete with soaring, 30-foot high ceilings and some original brickwork. Reportedly the property also retains some of its original charm, including a design that incorporates some of the building’s old lockers, cubbies and chalkboards.

The bedrooms, office, kitchen and living areas have all be reworked to fill the space of former classrooms in the schoolhouse. The large unit features a two-story living room with a wet bar and brick fireplace.

It also offers a large gourmet kitchen with a

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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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vio at the wharf - washington dc

DC’s multifamily condo market is booming as developers aim to lure current renters with a surge of new for-sale options. Until recently developers had favored the rental market, but that trend could be changing.

In particular, some real estate experts say they’ve seen an uptick in condo demand since the Amazon HQ2 announcement. Some estimates predict around 1,700 new condo units will begin sales this year.

This includes nearly a dozen new condo developments with at least 50 units launching sales. That’s the most large-scale projects in a single year to hit the market in about a decade.

Many of the large-scale condo projects are coming to areas that have already experienced a wave of apartment construction, including NoMa and the Capitol

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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