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 Grace Church - 350 9th St SE

If the thought of living in a more unique setting appeals to you, consider one of the many DC properties that offer up the opportunity to live in a former house of worship. One of the first such conversions in DC is now referred to as The Grace Church Condominiums. This Capitol Hill property changed over in the late 1980s, but the trend has really started to take off in more recent years. While many major cities are left with old industrial buildings to transform into loft-style condos, DC is more unique.

The district’s overflowing with hundreds of churches. Instead of tearing down some of the old, unused church buildings in the area, developers are repurposing some of them into new residential buildings.

One of the newest is The Bell Tower at

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the sanctuary - 819 d st ne dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Amir Taba represented the buyer of a Sanctuary condo located at 819 D Street NE #24, Washington, DC 20002 in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. This condo features 2 BR / 2.5 BA / 1,200 SF and closed on January 12th, 2017 for $679,900 / $567 SF.

The Sanctuary is a newly converted condo development located in a former Capitol Hill church building. This development features many unique architectural elements that were saved from the former church. The Sanctuary is conveniently located on D Street NE between 8th and 9th Streets and is within walking distance of several Capitol Hill attractions including Stanton Park, Lincoln Park and Union Station.

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Sales are nearly complete within The Sanctuary, the DC area’s latest conversion of church to condominiums that has prospective owners scrambling to own a piece of the unique Capitol Hill property. More than a century ago the building was constructed to house parishioners, but soon the building will make way for the settlement of 30 new condo owners.

Retaining some of the original exposed brick walls of the property, the homes also feature massive, stained glass windows, restored to compliment high ceilings, cast-iron columns and sophisticated appeal. The units of The Sanctuary range from one-bedrooms priced in the $300,000s to the largest penthouse unit listed at well above $1 million.

While each home has its own unique layout, the largest home

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Once home to countless parishioners, a number of churches on Capitol Hill are in the midst of church to condo conversions, making over the old structures into more modern, desirable locations for residential living. Among them is a former Presbyterian church being reimagined into a number of condominium units at 609 Maryland Avenue NE. This 125-year-old stone church is in the middle of an “awakening”, one of many such buildings in the DC area and all across the nation following similar trends.

The idea of changing churches over to condos seems to follow that of congregations moving out to the suburbs, moving the churches closer to those they serve while taking advantage of soaring property values that the buildings now entertain. Some see this as a

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Dating back to the late 1800s and gingerly restored to compliment historic features and elements, a former Capitol Hill church has now been reinvented into a total of 30 condominium homes currently up for sale. With Gothic Revival architecture intact, the 19th century building retains some of its most unique features, like grand stained glass windows, exposed brick walls and cast-iron columns.

The sophisticated residences effortlessly blend the old with the new, including up to 20-foot high ceilings and 15-foot windows, plus imported Italian stone countertops, wide plank wood flooring and solid wood doors. The one-bedroom, two-bedroom and two-bedroom plus a den units all range from around 550 square feet to more than 2,300 square feet in size. The

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