Developed in the late 1890s, the Dupont Circle area built a reputation as a fashionable residential neighborhood that lasted into the early years of the 20th century. The circle itself was originally called “Pacific Circle” and ...Read More
Columbia Heights is a vibrant neighborhood in the Northwest Quadrant of Washington, DC. Recognized as the District’s most ethnically and racially diverse community, Columbia Heights has seen more than 3000 new housing units constructed since 2001. Properties include high-priced condos and townhouses as well as traditional row houses and mix of public and middle-income housing. The bulk of the land being redeveloped are vacant lots and abandoned buildings that were the fallout from the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King.
The construction of DC USA in 2008, a 546,000 square foot shopping complex anchored by major retailers such as Best Buy, Target, and Bed Bath and Beyond, helped to drive the much of the gentrification of the neighborhood. Columbia Heights also has its own metro station on the Green Metro Line. The community is bounded by Spring Road, 16th Street, Georgia Avenue and Florida Avenue.
Lawrence House is a new, hotly anticipated luxury condo building slated for delivery in the fall of 2015. Located across the street from Meridian Hill Park in the Columbia Heights neighborhood ... Read more
You'll have to forgive the endless puns but with its new Lionshead Condominium project, S2 Development is truly breathing new life into what was once the former site of a North Columbia Heights ... Read more
With so many popular neighborhoods in the Washington D.C. area, it's important to understand which ones are actually growing. New research has shown that 18 specific neighborhoods, which fell below ... Read more