The Northumberland cooperative building is featured in DC’s “Best Addresses.” Located in Dupont Circle, the 7-story building is distinguished by its elegant lobby and brick exterior. Now offering 67 apartments, the building was originally constructed in the early 1900’s to house luxury apartments for government officials, judges and members of Congress. These days, the building serves as DC’s second oldest cooperative, and the oldest co-op under continuous self-management. The building is now on the National Registry of Historic Places for both its exterior and interior, and received a 2009 honor for historic preservation. The building has also been featured in three motion pictures, such as Gardens of Stone, Broadcast News and Clear and Present Danger. It remains as one of Washington’s most luxurious residential buildings, with its original architectural elements left intact. Read more about the Northumberland.
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Apartments within the Northumberland range from efficiencies to three-bedroom layouts with two full bathrooms. The C-shaped building allows for some unusual layouts, but all of the homes are spacious and filled with light.
The Northumberland Finishes
The residences include oversize windows, high ceilings and custom finishes on the floor and moldings. The historic design of the building remains preserved, along with more modern and contemporary touches. Expect to find the original built-in wall safes, along with some faux fireplace mantels and elegant chandeliers. Many of the homes include original hardwood flooring. The elegant first-floor lobby features a mix of plaster, marble and concrete, a lavish space with high ceilings, ornamental fireplaces, antique furniture and stained glass windows adding to the rich décor.
The Northumberland Amenities
The building includes a 24-hour front desk and a rooftop deck featuring expansive views of the cityscape. Owners can also take advantage of a guest suite for use when friends or relatives arrive. In addition, the Northumberland includes an elevator and extra storage.
Address: 2039 New Hampshire Ave, NW Washington, DC 20009
The Northumberland Location
Located in the U Street Corridor, on the corner of New Hampshire Avenue and V Street, the Northumberland is within walking distance of the U Street Metro Station. In addition, the building is close to upscale retailers, dining locations and galleries.
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Listing information last updated on December 5th, 2020 at 9:03pm EST.