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west end - washington dc

While DC boasts some great neighborhoods, you’re sure to find a true urban gem when it comes to the neighborhoods of Penn Quarter and the West End. Both locations have their own distinct charm and appeal but are favored in different ways.

Virtually in the middle of it all, the Penn Quarter neighborhood includes most of the Chinatown/downtown area that’s north of Pennsylvania between 5th and 9th streets NW. For years, the vibrant area was filled with restaurants, stores, theaters, offices and streetcar lines.

By the 1950s and 1960s however, many people had already fled to the suburbs, businesses closed, and the streetcar lines went away. While the neighborhood did hit a rough patch for a while, eventually developers came back.

They brought new

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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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 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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 residences at citycenter

With its central location, Residences at CityCenter provides for sophisticated living options in an urban environment. This newer construction condo complex offers up more than 200 private homes, spread across two towers.

Some homes offer the enjoyment of a private terrace and the convenience of garage parking. New residents can also expect to find such luxuries as sweeping floor-to-ceiling glass, opening up the units to an abundance of natural light. Other features and finishes extend to the hardwood floors, high-end appliances and some custom additions.

Typically, the Residences at CityCenter start at around 620 square feet of living space, but some of the largest options in the complex command more than 2,600 square feet of living space.

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penn quarter - washington dc

Sometimes referred to as Old Downtown, the Penn Quarter has emerged over the past couple of decades into a thriving downtown DC neighborhood. This revitalized community is a hub for the arts and entertainment, now filled with theaters, art galleries, condos and hip new stores.

As well, you’ll also find a number of nightclubs and restaurants in the area, inviting diversity into the community. The popular neighborhood of Penn Quarter makes it easy to walk to virtually everything, from the local wine, art and food festivals to the nearby farmer’s market, a popular addition to the area.

This mixed-use neighborhood also offers up a number of coffee shops, salons, plus some bookstores and jewelry stores. It’s additionally a place where historic

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residences at city center - 920 i street nw dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Chena Bolton represented the buyer of a condo at the Residences at CityCenter, located at 920 I Street NW #605, Washington, DC 20001 in the Penn Quarter neighborhood. This condo features 1 BR / 1.5 BA / 925 SF and closed on April 30th, 2018 for $850,000 / $919 SF. One parking space conveyed with this transaction.

This Residences at CityCenter condo features an airy design with high-end finishes including a chef’s kitchen with European cabinetry, white oak floors and an elaborate master-suite. Amenities at the Residences at CityCenter include a residents lounge, fitness center, pool access, wine storage and a rooftop deck.

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pennsylvania avenue dcPhoto: Enicok

Dubbed “America’s Main Street”, Pennsylvania Avenue is one of the most prestigious locations for real estate in the world. Not only is it home to the White House but also to the U.S. Capitol and Market Square.

You’ll also find the Trump International Hotel here, at home in the Old Post Office, and a number of lobbyists and prominent law firms are situated in the many office towers that line the famous street. Noted as one of the nation’s most expensive streets for office space, it’s also one of the most visible.

You’ll find that numerous processions, parades and even protests are staged along Pennsylvania Avenue, with perhaps the most important stretch of it running just over a mile from the White House to the Capitol. The avenue

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dupont circle condos for sale

Routinely ranked as one of the nation’s most walkable cities, DC prides itself on neighborhoods that allow residents to live within an easy walk of area grocery stores, shops, restaurants and even jobs. While DC already boasts many of these neighborhoods, a strong demand continues to drive new development in locations such as Navy Yard, soon be filled with thousands of new residences, retail space, parks and hotel rooms.

It’s a trend that’s been repeated across DC as local leaders aim new mixed-use development at bringing new life to certain neighborhoods. By transforming certain areas with new residential units, green space, walkways, grocery stores and shops, developers aim to capitalize on the high premium for walkable neighborhoods, even in a

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residences at city center washington dc

With an ideal, central location, within walking distance of work or the Metro, plus upscale dining and shopping just steps away, The Residences at CityCenter provides a wealth of enviable features and a true urban address. Found right along 9th Street, from H Street to I Street, the Penn Quarter location is packed with added opportunity for area residents.

Delivered in 2013, the complex offers 11-stories and more than 200 condominium homes, situated in two separate towers. In all, the entire ten-acre property, though, is a massive mixed-used development, including not only the two condominium buildings but also two apartment buildings and two office buildings, altogether making up the first phase of the CityCenter DC project.

Constructed to

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market square dc

Marked as one of the first DC developments to include residential, retail and office space in one location, Market Square is now well in the midst of a makeover, transforming the stately buildings from 25-year old architectural wonders to reflections of more modern and contemporary design elements.

Market Square includes 700,000 square feet of office and retail space, plus the addition of more than 200 luxury condos, split between two buildings. Recent improvements consist of a more light-filled lobby, outfitted with glass panels surrounding the main door, plus an oversized street address. Meanwhile, the inside has added new bronze finishes as well as LED lighting and new Italian stone in the floors.

A remodeled fitness center has tripled in

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