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While courtyards and nearby parks may first come to mind when you think of DC’s green space, some of its condo buildings are trending “green” in an entirely new way. A number of buildings are going green literally from the top down.

Last year, in fact, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities announced that DC had more green roofs installed the previous year, at least in terms of square footage, than anywhere else. In 2017 the District counted more than one-million square feet of green rooftops.

In total, other figures suggest DC already counts more than three-million square feet of green roofs. To gain “green roof status” a building would have to have a permanent green area on either the building’s roof or on a mid-building ledge or

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The Alta at Thomas Circle, delivered in 2006 by PN Hoffman, was DC's first LEED Certified residential condo building. From low VOC paints, low-E glass, compact fluorescent lighting, water saving appliances and a wonderful rooftop garden, the Alta set a high standard for green building in the District.

Urban modernism adeptly defines the architecture of the Alta development. The modern building facade features floor to ceiling windows and a rooftop steel pergola which supports climbing plants.  Unique developer interior design elements at the Alta included acrylic privacy panels, aged birch frameless cabinets, brick walls, bamboo flooring, 9-ft exposed concrete ceilings, track lighting and exposed ductwork.

Building amenities include ground-level

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The inventory of DC condo foreclosures is a bit light right now, but there are a couple of interesting options on the market in newer upscale developments.

Alta at Thomas Circle - 1133 14th St NW #403.  1 BR/ 1BA.  Asking price of $245,000 / $432 SF.  This asking price of  $432 SF does represent an 18.7%  discount off an Alta foreclosure unit that sold on 01/22/10 for $532 SF.  This asking price is a slight premium over a short sale listing that is now under agreement with an asking price of $422 SF.   Lofts 11 - 1125 11th St NW #101 in  Logan Circle. 2BR / 2BA.  Asking price of $639,900 / $449 SF.  This asking price represents a 10.7% discount off the other units for sale with an average asking price of $504 SF   Rhapsody - 2120 Vermont Ave NW #22 in…
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