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Found 57 blog entries tagged as "Columbia Heights".



 14th Street in DC starts at Roosevelt Island and runs north to the Maryland border in Silver Spring.  Along this corridor northward to Columbia Heights are neighborhoods where DC has experienced significant transformation and revitalization over the last decade.  The catalyst for this development was Metro Green Line extension with stations at U Street and  Columbia Heights.

Condo developments in the 14th Street Corridor heading north from downtown include the Alta at Thomas Circle.  Located further north in the Logan Circle neighborhood along 14th Street are: the Matrix; Lofts 14; Lofts 14 Two and Q14.  In the U Street Corridor neighborhood, PN Hoffman's Union Row is located on 14th Street.  Northward in the Columbia Heights neighborhood are

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DC Condo Projects With Remaining Builder Inventory 

The article in Forbes about the DC economy rebounding the quickest in the US reaffirms what we are seeing the urban trenches of the DC condo market.  Well priced condos are basically flying off the shelves like iPods in the Apple store around the holidays.

With new construction projects grinding to a halt a couple of years ago, developer new construction inventory in the District is quickly being absorbed.  If you are interested in a new construction DC condo, here is a consolidated list sorted by neighborhood of projects with remaining inventory.  You can click thru to look at specific listings.

Capitol Hill: Butterfield House  Congressional Overlook  Jenkins Row  Landmark Lofts


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Brook Rose Development Columbia Heights renovation



The latest gem from boutique builder, Brook Rose Development is nearing completion in Columbia Heights.  2719 13th Street is the conversion of a 1917 four-story  townhouse into two duplex condominiums.  Brook Rose trademark touches include stunning white marble islands, European cabinetry, minimalist plumbing fixtures and walnut floors.  Brook Rose utilizes stunning stone details in the bathrooms and eye-catching black lacquered doors to deliver modernism with an edge!

Currently on the market and listed for $899,000 is unit #2 at 2719 13th Street.  This 2,600 SF duplex features 4BR / 3BA, a private roof deck and parking.

Recently completed Brook Rose Development projects include the 10-unit 

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.....Columbia Heights might be the answer

With 2/2 condos in popular Logan Circle buildings like Cooper Lewis, Metropole and Solo Piazza currently selling in the $700s and $800s, buying in one of these buildings may be a stretch for some budgets.  If this is the case, it may be time to venture north on 14th Street and see what Columbia Heights has to offer.

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Wikipedia defines the boundaries of Columbia Heights as 16th Street to the west; Spring Road to the north; Sherman Avenue to the east and Florida Avenue and Barry Place to the south.  Anchoring the Columbia Heights community is the Metro Station, which serves both the Green and Yellow lines and is located at the intersection of 14th and Irving.

At present in Columbia Heights, there are

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Express Night Out reports on the essentials of a gourmet kitchen for DC foodies.  Free-flowing kitchens open to the rest of the living space are a key design requirement.  An oversized island large enough to accomodate food-prep, mixology and socializing is another important element.

DC projects cited in the Express Night Out article for their gourmet kitchens include Harvard Lofts in Columbia Heights and Murano in the U Street Corridor.  Harvard Lofts kitchens are decked out with Porcelanosa cabinets, Bosch appliances and quartz countertops.  Built by Robertson Development, Murano kitchens include a two-tiered black granite-topped island, Sub-Zero fridge, under-counter lights and self-closing doors and drawers.

What is your favorite DC

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Urban luxury has arrived in Columbia Heights at the Harvard Lofts development, located just two blocks from the Metro at 1466 Harvard Street.  With unique, lofty floor plans, this 12-unit DC new construction project offers an exciting alternative to traditional boxy condo designs.

Voluminous interiors featuring super-high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows create a bright, open and airy atmosphere.  Developer Harvard Lofts, LLC delivered the goods with the high-end finishes in these units.  The designer kitchens are decked out with imported Porcelanosa cabinets, quartz counters and Bosch appliances.

With a Walkscore of 89/100, Harvard Lofts is classified as a very walkable address.  Just a quick stroll away are restaurants, coffee shops, a health

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Not quite sure why, but lots of search hits this week for Solea, a new condo project at the northwest corner of 14th Street and Florida Avenue. Solea was designed by Sorg Associates and developed Jair Lynch Development Partners.  It features 59 condos with 52 residential and seven live/work units and 20% classified as affordable.  This 65,000 SF project also include three street-level retail condos.

Solea units feature hardwood floors, stainless appliances, granite countertops and washer/dryers.  Over-sized seven foot windows create panoramic views from Solea living space. Solea units have a spacious feel with a minimum ceiling height of ten feet.

The Solea location is being marketed as "the Gateway to Columbia Heights."  Florida Avenue serves as

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