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Woodley Park is a bustling neighborhood with plenty to do and plenty of prime real estate just begging to be scooped up. The area surrounding the Woodley Park Metro is full of a world’s worth of cuisines, from Umi Japanese Cuisine, a Yelp-rated four-star restaurant with delicious bento boxes to District Kitchen, serving local, seasonal New American food.

Indulge in a staycation at the Omni Shoreham Hotel or the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, both extremely Metro accessible and home to many D.C. events and galas. A hallmark of the Woodley Park neighborhood is the National Zoo. Upcoming events there include Zoolights, where over 500,000 LED lights transform the zoo into a winter wonderland, and Brewlights at the Zoo, an adults-only microbrew and craft

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Address: 1111 24th St NW
Type: 
Condos
No. of units: 71

Affordable Housing:
 N/A
Type of Unit: 
One-, Two-, Three- bedroom
Price: 
$1.2 M - $4.2 M
Status: 
In Sales
First Move-in:
 Sept. 2017
Developer:
EastBanc., Inc.

 

Westlight Condo | West End

The Westlight Condos are located in prime real estate—centered in the West End of the city, near Georgetown, Dupont Circle and Downtown D.C.

The condos are designed by the architect Enrique Norten, with features by artist Ingo Maurer. Their signature is all over the building, from its cantilevered glass building façade to breathtaking sun-drenched views from floor to ceiling windows.

The 71 condos are part of a 10-story building that includes an expansive library and over 7,000 square feet of retail

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Please note that all MLS listings are in real time. If the link is not working, it's because that property has been sold or is under contract. Don't worry, each month we compile the most expensive DC properties! Check back soon or subscribe to our newsletter for automatic updates. If you have any questions about the listings below contact us.

16th Street Heights

The most expensive 16th Street Heights home located at 4907 14th St NW is still on the market for $2,799,000. Check out last month’s Most Expensive Homes | October 2017 article for more information. Below is the 2nd most expensive home in 16th Street Heights:

Most Expensive Home in 16th Street Heights

Beginning in 16th St. Heights, 5700 16th St. NW is a gorgeous traditional home on the market at $1.6 million. Enjoy all of

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300 8TH STREET NE
Capitol Hill

Address: 300 8th St NE
Type: 
Condos
No. of units:
42
Affordable Housing: 
N/A
Type of Unit: 
One-, Two- bedroom
Price:
$500k - $1M
Status: 
Under Construction
First Move-in: 
Winter/Spring 2019
Developer: 
Community Three Development, Torti Gallas Architects

Real estate developer Community Three Development is planning on building a complex at 300 8th St. NE. The complex will include 42 condos with one and two-bedroom units. Designer Torti Gallas has been chosen to design the project, which will offer a ground-floor fenced-in courtyard at the back of the building.

The building would include lots of exposed brick with huge multi-light double hung windows. It would, of course, stay true to its historical nature, harkening back

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North of Georgetown is the neighborhood called Glover Park. The area’s main retail and food area is along Wisconsin Ave. NW. Glover Park is named after Charles Carroll Glover, a banker and philanthropist. Real estate is a mix of row houses, condos and co-ops.

Restaurants to try include Sprig & Sprout, a pho and Vietnamese sandwich shop and Slate Wine Bar & Bistro, with a delicious happy hour featuring roasted garlic hummus, chicken bacon tacos and draft beers, house wines and cocktails. Surfside is also a standout, with tacos and other fare inspired by the beach.

Those who are looking to enjoy the outdoors this fall will love Glover-Archbold Park. The park is a great place to hike and there’s actually a community garden within the park called

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Penn Eleven | Capitol Hill

Address: 1101 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Type: 
Mixed Use: Retail and Condos
No. of units: 
40
Affordable Housing: 
Available
Type of Unit: 
One-, Two-, Three- bedroom
Price:
$500k - $1M
Status: 
Under Construction
First Move-in: 
Early 2019
Developer: 
Perseus Realty

Penn Eleven is the name for the development at the former Frager’s Hardware store on Capitol Hill. The project is set to include over 40 luxury condos, ground floor retail, an underground parking lot and of course, the iconic Frager’s in its original location.

Four years ago, the Capitol Hill landmark was badly damaged in a fire, likely caused by a cigarette butt. Construction began on the development in April of 2017. Things are expected to be complete by fall 2019. The

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6), Amer Hammour chairman of capital guidance company Madison Marquette and ANC D.C. Chairman Andy Litsky spoke at a celebration honoring the opening of Phase I of the Wharf neighborhood redevelopment.

The community that was at one point a military hub and later a fish market is now an ever-changing mile-long stretch along the Potomac River with restaurants and retail, residences and businesses and more.

D.C. Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner, who also spoke at the event, talked about what a milestone the day was. He himself lived in the neighborhood 20 years ago and mentioned how exciting it was that the redevelopment’s residences will contain 20 percent

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Please note that all MLS listings are in real time. If the link is not working, it's because that property has been sold or is under contract. Don't worry, each month we send out the best investment properties! Check back soon or subscribe to our newsletter for automatic updates.

16th Street Heights

The two most expensive 16th Street Heights homes located at 4907 14th St NW and 5937 16th St NW are still on the market for $2,799,000 and $1,260,000. Check out last month’s Most Expensive Homes | September 2017 article for more information. Below is the 3rd most expensive home in 16th Street Heights:

Most Expensive Home in 16th Street Heights

Beginning in 16th St. Heights is 1358 Ingraham St NW, a gorgeous five-bedroom Colonial that is currently on the market for $1.1 million. This

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The vibrant Logan Circle neighborhood is thriving, and more restaurants, shops and real estate pop up every day in the exciting community. Logan Circle was originally named Iowa Circle, but was renamed after John A. Logan, a Union Civil War general who also served as a congressman and senator. There’s still a monument that is in the center of Logan Circle of Logan.

Some of the best restaurants in the neighborhood include Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, Birch and Barley and the famed Le Diplomate. Le Diplomate will instantly transport you to Paris. However, despite being a French restaurant, the Burger Americain is a must-try dish, made simply with mayo and served with pommes frites.

Residents get all their hardware needs at Logan Hardware. Newly

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U Street has plenty to do for all ages. The 9:30 Club offers great music acts and coming this fall are: The Church, Back to Back, Benjamin Booker + She Keeps Bees and more. If music is life, the U Street Music Hall, an underground music venue, is hosting multiple acts. There’s Hundred Waters, Sonny Fodera and more.

There’s also the 14th and U Farmer’s Market, an urban farmer’s market that transforms a sidewalk into a lovely market setting Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in front of the Reeves Center. Grab all your essentials like fruits, veggies, bread and more.

For those who love nature, you’ll want to visit Meridian Hill Park this fall. Take in the changing leaves and see the longest cascading fountain in North America. Meridian Hill Park

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