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From Florida Avenue to Thomas Circle, popular 14th Street is packed with places to go and things to see, but perhaps the best way to do it is by taking a long, leisurely stroll. That’s because this stretch of roadway was specifically designed to appeal to pedestrians, and it all happened just over the past couple of years.

Decades ago 14th Street had a much different reputation, but eager developers and investors moved in, bringing boutiques, restaurants and prospective new residents. The city helped, too, by dropping the speed limit, adding in more stoplights and shrinking the road down to just two lanes where there used to be six. The Department of Transportation also added in bike lanes, replaced sidewalks and put in new streetlights, altogether

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Le Diplomate 14th St NW DC

Filled with a limitless supply of bars and restaurants, condos and retail, 14th Street is at the center of it all, one of the most widely recognized and booming communities in the entire District. This exciting, newly emerging area has recently acquired more than 1,000 new condos and apartments, plus plenty of stores and destinations to entice visitors and locals to come back for more.

Stretching from Thomas Circle to Florida Avenue, the one-mile long stretch of 14th Street is packed with opportunity. Once regarded as one of the District’s less desirable streets when it comes to luxury living, the area has quickly replaced things like old dry cleaning businesses with French eateries, used car lots with sparkling wine bars and upscale dining

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The Lionshead is a new development of nine luxury condos located in the 14th Street Corridor of Columbia Heights.  It is ideally situated along the hot 14th Street, NW, corridor and is attracting residents who enjoy an urban lifestyle: being able to walk to the nearby Columbia Heights Metro station, restaurants, boutiques, theater and nightlife.

The nine residences at the Lionshead are spacious and offer 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and 1,205-1,275 square feet of living space.  Each unit includes elegant unique features, such as charming alcoves, private terraces and skylights drawing in lots of natural light.  Building and condo amenities are precious considering there are only nine units: private outdoor terraces; walk in closets in master suite;

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14th and Q in 2009

14th and Q in 2013

The northeast corner of 14th and Q has forever changed…..it is now impossible to walk to our office in the next block without thinking about and smelling the amazing bread that is now baked on this corner.   We are not talking Whole Foods $4.00 loaf bread…..but rather Marie Antoinette "let them eat cake" hand-crafted by the baker of the royal court bread.

This mouth-watering bread is from one of the hottest and most popular restaurants to open in the District in a long time.  Le Diplomate is packed with Francophiles and players including the First Lady who yearn for French dining at a bistro with cutting-edge design, and stellar food, service and ambiance.  But you may face a challenge when calling for a

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The Greater Greater Washington (GGW) blog recently declared the corner of 14th and P to be DC's best urban corner.  The DC Condo Boutique team was delighted with this proclamation as our office at TTR Sotheby's International Realty is just two doors down from this magical urban corner.  The long-standing grittiness of this corner has been washed away as millions of dollars of capital improvements have radically altered this and nearly every other corner in the 14th Street Corridor.

The argument GGW makes for 14th and P as DC's best urban corner includes the fact that it is within walking distance of all five Metro Lines, is at the intersection of two commercial main streets, is within 1/2 a block of a supermarket, offers a wide-variety of shopping and

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Following the Civil War, DC experienced rapid growth characteristic of Victorian-era urban expansion.  The 14th Street and Logan Circle Historic Districts span an area of roughly 24 city blocks intersected by 14th Street, NW, north of Massachusetts Avenue and the edge of downtown.  This area serves as one of the city’s main artistic and cultural hubs, and includes more than 750 residential, commercial and religious buildings.  The 14th Street Historic District, which overlaps the Logan Circle district, was listed on The National Register of Historic Places in 1994.  The boundaries of the 14th Street Historic District are S Street to the north, 11th and 12th Streets to the east, N Street and O Street to the south, and 16th Street to the west.

The 14th

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A completely fresh idea is turning up in DC with neighborhood shopping known as “walk-able retail” replacing stuffy enclosed malls.  Sophisticated shopping is springing up in Barracks Row, 14th Street in Logan Circle and the Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia.  This trend in the DC area is shifting from mega malls to walk-able, tree-lined town centers in the open air for the young millennial generation who enjoy a lifestyle-oriented, outdoor retail experience living in condos and apartments with retail and food on the ground floor.

14th Street Corridor
The hottest home design stores can be found on 14th Street between Thomas Circle and U Street, NW.  Known for edgy home furnishings, clothing boutiques and gift shops, Logan Circle has become a

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DC Condo Boutique team member Melanie Hayes represented the buyer of a condo at Q14, located at 1401 Q Street #201 Washington, DC 20009 in DC's Logan Circle neighborhood.  This contemporary residence features 2 BR + Den / 2 BA / 1,372 SF / one parking space and two terraces sold on August 26th, 2013 for $865,000 / $630 SF.

Located at the corner of 14th Street and Q Street, Q14 is truly at the center of all the 14th Street energy and excitement.  This Bonstra | Haresign designed development, which features 28 units in a 7-story building, was delivered in 2005.

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The one mile stretch of 14th Street from Thomas Circle to Florida Avenue has scored thousands of new residents wishing to live downtown near the action of DC’s thriving stable job market and equally vibrant nightlife.  DC is the nation’s top destination for the young, highly educated and affluent drawn to the top jobs here and good quality of life.

Decades ago, this stretch on 14th Street saw riots plagued by the 1960’s civil rights unrest; but now, this corridor has gone into “gentrification overdrive,” an expression coined by DC real estate watchers.  This population and economic boom is energized by investors who want to call 14th Street home to their shops and businesses, as well as the arrival of scores of new residents who want to live downtown in

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MidCity delivers a true urban living experience for young professionals in an area of Northwest DC centered around 14th and U Streets.  The MidCity neighborhood offers diverse ethnic dining options; boutique retailers; upscale residential lofts and condominiums; and entertainment and art galleries. 

Named one of DC’s most walkable neighborhoods, MidCity residents can enjoy coffee shops, hip restaurants, home furnishings stores and fitness centers.  Great retail in the neighborhood includes Whole Foods Market, Matchbox, Busboys & Poets, and coming in 2014, a Trader Joe’s grocery store, as well as a growing nightlife with theaters and clubs. 

The MidCity area includes 14th and U Street corridors, where the established neighborhoods of Logan Circle, Dupont

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