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buzzard point - washington dc
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Situated at the meeting spot of the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers, Buzzard Point offers dramatic views and plenty of character. Located in DC’s Southwest quadrant, Buzzard Point sits on a peninsula at the confluence of the two rivers.

A similar name appears on maps as early as the 1600s when European settlers began exploring the area. It then went through a couple of more name changes over the coming years and decades.

At one point, George Washington and Pierre Charles L’Enfant, the man who laid out the original design for DC, designated the area we now call Buzzard Point for military usage. By the early 1800s, the arsenal had tripled in size and Congress had approved the construction of more buildings in the area.

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peninsula 88 - 88 v street sw dc

With the option of one- and two-bedroom condos plus penthouse units, Peninsula 88 brings a new option in waterfront living to the DC area.  This eight-story high-rise provides room for more than 100 condominium homes in an ideal setting in Buzzard Point.

Surrounded on three sides by water, Peninsula 88 offers condos ranging from around 700 square feet to some of around 1,400 square feet in size, priced starting in the $500,000s. Designed by Eric Colbert & Associates, the building backs up to Buzzard Point Marina and Buzzard Point Park, just a short walk from major redevelopment in the area.

It joins a range of exciting other projects in Buzzard Point, from the new D.C. United Stadium to additional housing and retail space at the site of the

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