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the fedora - 1651 belmont st nw dc

With a stylish name and contemporary architecture, it’s easy for those who simply pass by The Fedora to forget that the site has a remarkable history all its own. Though delivered only about a decade ago, the condos sit on a piece of land significant for much more than just modern real estate.

First opened as a mid-century bordering house, the Pitts Motor Hotel once served as a stopping off point for such big names as Martin Luther King Jr, Harry Belafonte and Aretha Franklin. Attracting the likes of civil rights leaders and black entertainers, it’s said Franklin once performed in the hotel’s basement lounge and neighbors used to spot comedian Dick Gregory, a frequent guest, walking up and down the neighborhood streets.

But history wasn’t always

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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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Columbia Heights Civic Plaza

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

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