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Filled with a mix of colorful rowhouses, condos and apartments, vibrant Bloomingdale is easily one of DC’s most coveted addresses. Some of that popularity has come over the past couple of decades, as home values have increased substantially, and more and more businesses have opened across the neighborhood.

Still, there are also some who have lived in Bloomingdale for generations. Long-standing residents have seen some ups and downs, but things really began to take off during the real estate boom of the late 1990s.

Now a mix of long-standing residents and new residents alike, this diverse neighborhood offers home styles ranging from Victorians to Georgian Revivals, Colonial Revivals and Craftsman-style designs. Most of the neighborhood’s brick

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Affordable but still edgy, ultra-hip Bloomingdale neighborhood in DC is the area around North Capitol Street and Florida Avenue, NW.  Bloomingdale is located in the northwest quadrant of DC, only 2 miles north of the U.S. Capitol building.  It is mostly a residential neighborhood with a commercial area near the corner of Rhode Island and First Street NW with some restaurants, bars, and markets.  Bloomingdale is notable for its beautiful Victorian-style row houses built in the early 1900s as single-family homes.  Many of the Victorian homes feature ornate floral and vine stone carvings around doorframes and windows.  These homes remain primarily as single-family homes, but others have been converted into 2-unit condos.  The opening scenes of the

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The opening credit sequence of acclaimed TV show, House of Cards, features several shots of the Bloomingdale neighborhood along North Capitol Street between R Street and T Street.  Bloomingdale is a quiet residential neighborhood in northwest DC, less than 2 miles from the U.S. Capitol, featuring Victorian-style row houses built circa 1900 as single-family homes; some have recently been converted to 2-unit condos.  Bloomingdale feels like a small town suburb but is nestled in the middle of the city, consisting of several blocks of tree-lined streets of Victorian row houses with porches and front stoops where residents can be found talking to their neighbors.  It is near Rhode Island and First Street, NW, featuring restaurants, bars and farmers markets.

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The flipping of homes is booming in the DC area, according to a report by RealtyTrac.  While flipping homes once may have had a somewhat negative impression by the public, it is now being welcomed by many DC residents with open arms.  Flipping homes---the process where a house is bought, renovated and resold within several months---is now breathing new life into many parts of the city including neighborhoods of traditional DC row houses.  The makeovers are beautifying individual homes, which then collectively improve communities throughout the region.  The impact is a positive one on many neighborhoods.

Single-family homes in the DC metro area which were resold within 6 months after their purchase from January to June 2013 ranked 4th in the nation for

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A new two-unit luxury development overlooking McMillan Reservoir is now on the market and the developer is accepting non-binding reservations.  The project features the complete restoration of an early 20th-century row house into two spectacular units.  This development is located in the historic Dobbins Addition section of Bloomingdale.

Developer finishes at 2419 1st are high-end and include Poggenpohl Cabinetry, concrete (unit #1) and stainless (unit #2) counters, Gaggenau and Bosch appliances, exposed ductwork, ecosmart fireplaces, AeT Italia bathroom fixtures and Brazillian KOA hardwood floors.  Each unit includes private outdoor space and dedicated off-street parking.

The location of this project on 1st Street NW between Adams Place and Channing

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In a city short of vacant land, the adaptive re-use of obsolete buildings has become the norm for developers.  One of the best transformations in recent years is the Parker Flats at Gage School project located on the border of LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale neighborhoods.  This 92-unit project is anchored by the meticulously restored circa 1904 Gage School which houses 33 loft-style condos.  The project also includes two new buildings designed to complement the historic neighborhood and a 70-space underground parking garage.

Parker Flats developer finishes in many of the Gage School units include exposed brick, 14-foot ceilings, 12-ft historically accurate windows, stainless appliances, granite counters and maple cabinets.  Common amenities include

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