As you can probably guess from looking at its construction, the word “renovate” means, at the most basic level, “to make new again” and that is exactly what is happening throughout DC’s Petworth neighborhood. Without going into cringe-worthy metaphors like how the new Safeway on Georgia Ave NW and various new eateries are Petworth’s state-of-the-art kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite worktops. It must be expressed that the gorgeous and thoughtful renovation being done inside Petworth’s rowhomes and condo conversions is a perfect parallel to the renovation of the entire neighborhood.
Especially impressive is the manner in which investors are making Petworth new again. They are not simply tearing down and building
Washington DC’s Georgetown neighborhood is known primarily for its impeccably preserved connection to the past. You cannot walk down its streets, let alone the C & O Canal, without acknowledging the rich history. It should come as no surprise then that residential space is limited. The neighborhood is comprised primarily of historic homes and vertical construction. If you desire--as so many do--to wake up every day in the District’s oldest and arguably most beautiful neighborhood, you’ll want to have a good look at Georgetown’s condos.
The Georgetown waterfront was dedicated for many years to industry and shipping, and the associated facilities, once obsolete, became prime spots for multi-family dwellings. Some were new builds on the sites of
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