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Entertaining a mix of new and more established residents, Woodley Park continues to shine as a quiet and convenient DC area neighborhood. While this urban neighborhood is close enough to all that its residents want in the DC area, it also maintains a more peaceful identity; a place where its common to see neighbors out for an evening stroll.

After all, a main entrance to Rock Creek Park is right in the Woodley Park neighborhood, offering up easy access to running and biking trails and picnic spots. As well, the desirability of Woodley Park also extends to Smithsonian National Zoological Park, a major neighborhood attraction.

While all of the area parkland adds to the allure of Woodley Park, it also remains, quite simply, a convenient location

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wardman tower dc

Luxury certainly abounds at Wardman Tower, where newly designed, upscale condos are now officially on the market. First constructed in the early 1920s, the historic structure has since been transformed into some of the city’s most exclusive real estate, with a select number of new condominium homes now available to prospective buyers.

With the option of a two-, three- or four-bedroom floor plan, the condos of Wardman Tower range from approximately 2,500 square feet to 4,600 square feet of living space, incorporating some of the building’s traditional design features with more modern appeal. Priced starting at less than $3 million, nearly half of the 32-condo units within the tower are already sold. The most expensive unit tops out at around $9

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kingle valley trail

It’s taken more than a quarter of a century, but the Klingle Valley Trail is now open, giving people a new option to replace the long ago closed stretch of Klingle Road NW. Not even a mile in length, the old stretch of roadway, running from Cleveland Park to Mount Pleasant through Rock Creek Park was prone to drainage and maintenance problems, eventually closed to traffic when a storm washed out a large section of it in the early 1990s.

Political leaders, environmentalists and locals then debated the best way to fix the problem for well more than two decades. While at one time more than an estimated 3,000 vehicles drove Klingle Road, the debate raged for years on how to best serve the public and the environment in the future.

Eventually, crews

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wardman tower - 2660 Connecticut Ave NW

Two years after renovations first began, the luxurious Wardman Tower is reopening to buyers, with the nearly 90-year old landmark reimagined into some of the most expensive condos in the entire DC area. With no detail overlooked, the lavish building promotes an instant lifestyle upgrade, a place where DC history and modern conveniences blend together in harmony.

The exclusive Wardman Tower offers condos ranging from 2,200 to 4,600 square feet in size, priced from $2.9 million to $9.5 million. If sold at this price, the grand penthouse will top the most expensive DC condo sale price by nearly $1 million.

As of late March nearly half of the building’s 32 homes had already sold. The residences all offer between two- to four-bedrooms with finishes

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national zoo woodley park dc

With a unique blend of suburban appeal coupled with the close proximity of downtown, there’s plenty to discover in Woodley Park. This rare neighborhood is a perfect fit for those in search of single-family detached homes, row houses, apartments, condos and co-ops, all within an easy commute throughout the DC area.

The tree-lined streets of the neighborhood make way for a vibrant community of homeowners plus restaurants, sidewalk cafes and retailers. Surrounded by the zoo and Rock Creek Park the neighborhood provides a secluded setting, close to everything yet peacefully at home within one of DC’s most impressive areas.

Built up primarily in the late 19th to early 20th centuries, the neighborhood still retains some of its historic architecture

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wardman Tower

The historic Wardman Tower is being transformed into 32 luxury condominiums and sales are underway.  The luxurious Wardman Tower has been a DC fixture for over eighty years with its appealing Georgian Revival architecture and manicured gardens. One of the most fashionable addresses in Washington, the former apartment building is being transformed into 32 luxury condos, and expected to be completed by late summer.

The architect for the historic building has blended its traditional lines with an open and airy contemporary design, including updated kitchens and bathrooms to match modern tastes. The building features 4 floors with 6 condo residences per floor, and four homes per floor on the upper two levels will offer penthouse units with a private

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The National Zoo’s Panda cub Bao Bao made her public debut this week.  Bao Bao and her mother are on exhibit each day for public viewing.  The National Zoo is located in a residential neighborhood in the Northwest quadrant of DC in Woodley Park, steps from the Woodley Park Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro Station Red Line and served by multiple city buses and the popular circulator bus.  Vibrant Connecticut Avenue is well known not just for the zoo but also for its international restaurants, red brick condos, and residential neighborhood.

One of the best things about Woodley Park is its very central location to the rest of DC---close walking distance to Adams Morgan, Cleveland Park and Rock Creek Park.  Dupont Circle is a 20-minute walk.  Just off Connecticut

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Harry Wardman was one of the most influential real estate developers in DC during the early 20th century.  He is responsible for developing many neighborhoods in Northwest DC encompassing an architectural style seen in row houses in Columbia Heights to luxury apartment buildings in Dupont Circle.  The ubiquitous “front-porch row house” style is a signature Wardman design feature.  That was a new design element that can be seen throughout Columbia Heights along the 900 block of Longfellow Street.

Wardman is the face behind a few thousand row houses in Northwest DC neighborhoods, including Bloomingdale, Brightwood, 16th Street Heights and Petworth.  His homes are well known for their high-quality construction and materials.  Wardman also developed

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Forbes released its list of the 100 most expensive zip codes for single-family homes and 20008 was ranked #48 in the country and tops in the DC area.  The 20008 zip code includes the pricey DC neighborhoods of Kalorama and Massachusetts Avenue Heights as well as Cleveland Park and Woodley Park.

Per the Forbes report, the median listing price of a home in 20008 was $2.27M and the average days on market was 161. The time frame for this listing data was June 28, 2012 - September 28, 2012 and only utilized data for homes, not condos. 

If you are interested in learning more about real estate in the 20008 zip code, here is a resource to view active 20008 real estate listings.

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Reader Quiz:  What are the four words that get DC condo buyers the most excited

Answer: If you guessed new construction, price reduction you would be correct!

When a new condo development is nearing completion, most developers are looking to wrap the project up and move on the the next one.  Often buyers can get a deal on a discounted unit at this point in the development cycle.

Three new construction units at the Woodley Wardman in Woodley Park were just reduced in price by the developer.  If you previously looked at the Woodley Wardman, but didn't pull the trigger on a purchase…..now may be a good time to take another look.

The specifics on the three units with price reductions are as follows:


If you are interested in learning more about this

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