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georgetown-rosslyn gondolaGraphic: ZGF Architects/Georgetown BID

Supporters of bringing a gondola to the DC area are once again bringing up the plan, hoping to someday make it reality. Some area business leaders and those with political ties believe its still a good idea, years after the plan first came to public light.

Initiated five years ago as part of its 15-year strategic plan, the Georgetown Business Improvement District proposed the gondola to connect Georgetown to Rosslyn. Georgetown doesn’t have a Metro, and proponents believe a gondola could not only be built faster, but with a much smaller price tag than other transportation solutions.

Just two years ago, a study took a closer look at the plan, maintaining the gondola was a feasible proposal. Stretching across

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glover archbold park dcFlickr: Lauren Rauk

At more than 180-acres in size, Glover Archbold Park presents a desirable alternative for many locals and visitors hoping to escape the more urban surroundings. Found not far from Georgetown University or from several area neighborhoods, the park was originally named after two former landowners, now overseen by the National Park Service.

An extension of Rock Creek Park, the site presents a more natural location for enjoying the outdoors, from the hiking trails to the streams and the wooded terrain. Bicycles, motorized vehicles and off-leash dogs aren’t allowed in the park, but it is an extremely popular location for jogging, hiking and even dog walking.

One of the most frequented locations in the region is the Glover Archbold

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georgetown east village

DC Condo Boutique team member Sharon Wildberger represented the buyer of an East Village town house located at 1670 32nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20007 in the Georgetown neighborhood. This brick-front home features 2 BR | 2.5 BA | 1,755 SF and closed on November 8th, 2018 for $1,015,000 | $578 SF.

This classic 3-story Federal-style town home is located on a quiet one-way street in the East Village just a block off Wisconsin Avenue. A secluded garden and brick patio offers a quiet spot to entertain and escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Tudor Place, Book Hill Park and Dumbarton Oaks park are steps away from this home.

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c & o canal georgetown

Winding more than 180 miles from Georgetown to Cumberland, the C & O Canal contains plenty of space to explore and discover. Officially named the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, it runs through some of DC’s most affluent communities. It also however, offers a peaceful escape from some of the area’s more crowded destinations.

The canal actually dates back to the days of George Washington, when the dream first came about to build a canal connecting up with Chesapeake Bay and the Ohio River. Although it never made it that far, some of the originally proposed canal was eventually built, along with a towpath running alongside for mules to help pull boats upstream. Mostly used for transporting coal, plus things like lumber, flour and limestone, occasionally

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georgetown exorcist steps - washington dc

Just in time for Halloween, one of the scariest movies in history could soon receive a true mark in history for generations to come. A set of stairs in Georgetown best known to locals and some visitors as “The Exorcist” steps is in line for a possible historic landmark designation.

A group recently filed an application with the Historic Preservation Review Board. They want the 97 steps leading from M Street to Prospect Street, along with a nearby retaining wall, considered for historic status.

There’s already a plaque in the area noting the significance of The Exorcist Steps and the part they played in the movie. Old movie buffs likely remember the scene that played out in the early 1970s when one of the characters in The Exorcist film, a

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wormley row - washington dc

A multi-million dollar Georgetown condo is now off the market. The property, formerly owned by Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Capitals and Wizards, reportedly went under contract and sold.  Leonsis had the 2,500 square foot condo on the market for $3.2 million. According to records, he purchased the unit in 2009 for $2.59 million. Along with a multi-million dollar price tag, the property also mandates monthly homeowner’s association dues topping $2,000.

Located within Wormley Row, the property is the conversion project of an old schoolhouse, made into upscale condos and townhomes about a decade ago. The building, itself though, dates back to the late 1800s.

Once known as Wormley School, the property stood vacant for decades before a

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washington harbour condos - 3030 k st nw dc 20007

Located right on the Georgetown waterfront, the luxurious Washington Harbour Condos invite upscale living alongside the Potomac River. With panoramic views of the water and area monuments, this desirable property makes it easy to take in various attractions in the area, from shops and restaurants to plentiful entertainment.

From the nearby boat docks to the rooftop swimming pool, the waterfront park to the incredible river views, the condos of Washington Harbour afford an impressive waterfront lifestyle. A fitness center, concierge and plentiful outdoor space also compliment the luxury condos of this community.

In fact, many of the units of Washington Harbour enjoy their own private outdoor space, with some offering up generously sized floor

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georgetown real estate

DC Condo Boutique team member Amir Taba represented the buyer of a single-family home located at 3419 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC 20007 in Georgetown’s West Village neighborhood. This semi-detached home features 3 BR | 2 BA | 1,240 SF and closed on June 31st, 2018 for $1,085,000 | $875 SF.

This Federal-style, brick-front home features recent renovations including an updated kitchen with new granite counters and appliances. A private backyard patio offers the perfect quiet oasis to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and leads to a one-car garage.

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3303 water st nw dc

With the enjoyment of fine Georgetown living, 3303 Water also presents an ideal setting, just steps from the riverfront. This upscale condo building offers up units priced well above $1 million, some of which are even in the multi-million dollar price range and filled with added luxuries.

Starting at around 960 square feet in size, some of the larger units of 3303 Water top 4,000 square feet of living space. A penthouse unit additionally provides the added luxury of a large private roof terrace and 360-degree views of the surrounding neighborhood.

With around 70 private residences in all, the upscale property commands incredible river and Georgetown views, a blend of industrial and historic design elements, coming together to form one of

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m street georgetown

Georgetown’s popular M Street corridor is no longer the only option in town, as more and more foodies are starting to branch out, exploring the many new opportunities available in other DC area neighborhoods. While Georgetown boasted nearly four-dozen restaurants about a decade ago, some reports suggest that number’s now been cut in half.

While some blame rising retail rents in Georgetown as driving out some of the establishments, other DC area neighborhoods appear to be reaping the benefits of new attention. Places such as The Wharf, H Street, Logan Circle and Columbia Heights are all said to be drawing in new dining options, as are some newly emerging neighborhoods such as Brookland and Petworth.

New options for diners include Bloomingdale,

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