The boom in loft-style condo development that swept through the District over the last 15 years has touched nearly every neighborhood. Two flavors of lofts are most prevalent, units in re-purporsed buildings that were previously industrial, commercial, religious or school buildings or loft style units in newly-built buildings.
Taking a cue from Soho, Tribeca and Chelsea in New York, DC's initial loft conversions were in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. Adams Morgan has several industrial re-use loft developments and the 2300 Block of Champlain Street has a concentration of loft developments.
Logan Circle is also home to several of the most widely coveted loft developments in the District. Some of the Districts original automobile showrooms have been