Neighborhood News: Petworth

Posted by on Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at 3:38pm.


Upcoming projects, new developments, top restaurants and going green in the Petworth neighborhood.

Petworth is popping up with new buildings and developments every week it seems! As recent as April 2017, two properties were on the market after being converted into condo buildings. The buildings, now known as the Montage, were formerly a single-family home and an office building, respectively. The homes, which are very close to the Georgia Ave./Petworth Metro stop, were sold so quickly they are currently 75 percent full. The units are priced around $600,000.

It was announced in November 2016 that the Rock Creek Baptist Church at 8th and Upshur Sts. would move to Maryland and be demolished. In its place will be brand-new condominiums. Once construction begins, the entire project is expected to take less than a year.

Millennial developer Jay Gross has also bought row houses on Grant Circle with the hope of redevelopment into condos, despite arguments with residents.

Petworth is also home to one of the Washington Post’s “Top 10 New Restaurants” as of May 2017. Himitsu is a small Japanese restaurant known for its Peking duck, biscuits and savory fried shrimp. If you’re up for some Mexican food, the area just added Taqueria del Barrio, which serves 14 different kinds of tacos. Most notable is the pork and pineapple “Al Pastor” taco.

Petworth is also getting environmentally conscious. Builder Tanya Topolewski completely rebuilt a now 94-year-old row house in Petworth to use a lot less energy than it had in the past (through the installation of things like solar panels). The house ended up selling in 2013 for $725,000.

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3932-3934 14th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$3,300,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 13,976 Sf

MLS® # DCDC511182

Photo of Listing #DCDC2015150

1317 Randolph St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

$1,399,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,474 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2015150

Photo of Listing #DCDC2014622

4101 Arkansas Ave Nw #a, WASHINGTON

$1,399,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,949 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2014622

Photo of Listing #DCDC2000383

504 Randolph St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,395,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,427 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2000383

Photo of Listing #DCDC2014732

4320 Kansas Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,299,900 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,015 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2014732

Photo of Listing #DCDC2000893

222 Upshur St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,275,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,344 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2000893

Photo of Listing #DCDC497738

461 Delafield Pl Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,200,000 - 6 Beds, 7 Baths, 2,549 Sf

MLS® # DCDC497738

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4531 Georgia Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,199,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,596 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2006252

Photo of Listing #DCDC526576

4015 Illinois Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,175,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,058 Sf

MLS® # DCDC526576

Photo of Listing #DCDC2017692

1312 Shepherd St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,150,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,704 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2017692

Photo of Listing #DCDC2016824

636 & 638 Jefferson Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,100,000 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,480 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2016824

Photo of Listing #DCDC2015238

5308 Kansas Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,075,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,460 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2015238


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