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Tucked between Connecticut Avenue, Columbia Road and Calvert Street in NW DC, Kalorama Triangle is a popular and convenient neighborhood.  The neighborhood has easy access to the Woodley Park Metro Station, which is located just over the Duke Wellington Bridge.  Kalorama Triangle residents also walk to the Dupont Circle Metro Station.

Kalorama Triangle was first developed in the 1890s and features grand apartment buildings intermingled with traditional DC rowhouses along its leafy streets.  Architectural styles in Kalorama Triangle include English Arts and Crafts, Georgian Revival and Mediterranean.  Several of the of the grand apartment buildings in the Kalorama Triangle are featured in James Goode's Best Addresses.

Condo and co-op developments in

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Located on Embassy Row in Kalorama, 2540 Massachusetts Avenue is luxury pre-war co-op that is featured in James Goode's Best Addresses, A Century of Washington's Distinguished Apartment Houses.  The building features a distinctive circular glass and iron marquee positioned over a limestone framed front entrance.  It is great to see distinctive marquee's making a comeback in the District with several recent developments including Solo Piazza, Residences at Gallery Place and Fennessy Lofts featuring them over their entrances.

2540 Massachusetts was designed by Harry L. Jones and features Georgian Revival architecture consistent with other buildings in the neighborhood.  The building was developed by Monroe Warren and was originally called Army Navy due to

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In a city obsessed with new residential construction, many of our pre-war historic condo buildings are overlooked during the buying process.  This is easy to do as there is significantly more media and real estate industry hype about the latest project from DC residential developers.

The District is truly fortunate to also have a large number of wonderful residential buildings constructed in the pre-war years of the 20th century.  While there are venerable pre-war condo projects throughout the city, many of our favorites are located in the Kalorama and Adams Morgan neighborhoods.  

It is wrong to assume that an older condo building automatically means outdated floor plans, ugly appliances and tired common areas.   Many of DC's pre-war buildings and units

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