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365 Things to do in DC

365 Things to Do in Washington DC

I suppose everyone had a wonderful summer filled with vacations, family reunions, and most of all, relaxation.  I know for me, it was gone in the blink of an eye.  However, I did enjoy myself even though the workload really never gave up.  A group of friends and I were sitting down the other weekend […]

Metrepole Condos Arlington, VA

Metropole Condos in Washington DC

The Metropole condos in Washington DC are in a prime location near Dupont and Logan Circles. The open floor plan, stunning kitchen and massive roof-top terrace for entertaining and relaxing are just part of the reason these condos are selling so fast. You’ll be in one of DC’s most sought-after neighborhoods and to top it off there is a Whole Foods Market right outside your door.

U Street Corridor

U Street Corridor

The U Street Corridor is a collection of shops, restaurants, nightclubs, galleries and residences along a nine-block stretch of U Street in northwest Washington, D.C. It extends from 9th Street on the east to 18th Street and Florida Avenue on the west. Most of this area is part of the larger Shaw neighborhood with the western end entering the Dupont Circle neighborhood. It is served by the U Street Metro Station.

Music and culture

U Street has long been a center of Washington’s music scene with the Lincoln Theatre, Howard Theatre, Bohemian Caverns, and other clubs and historic jazz venues. The 9:30 Club and the Black Cat musical venues are located nearby as well.

While always racially diverse, the area was predominately white and middle class until 1900. As Washington became progressively more segregated, the neighborhood emerged as a fashionable neighborhood for Washington’s African-American residents. U Street became the city’s most important concentration of businesses and entertainment facilities owned and operated by blacks, while the surrounding n

eighborhood became home to many of the city’s most prominent African Americans.[1] Until the 1920s, when it was overtaken by Harlem, the U Street area was home to the largest urban African American community in the United States.[3] In its cultural heyday, it was known as “Black Broadway”, a phrase coined by singer Pearl Bailey.[4] Duke Ellington’s childhood home was located on 13th street between T and S street. The Lincoln Theater opened in 1921, and Howard Theater in 1926.[5]

Greater U Street Historic District
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
U.S. Registered Historic District
Location: Roughly bounded by New Hamphire Ave., Florida Ave, 6th St., R St., and 16th St
Added to NRHP: December 31, 1998
NRHP Reference#: 98001557

Washington, DC Condos For Sale Now!

  1. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 800 sq ft
    Year built: 1968
    Days on market: 3
  2. 3 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,150 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,799 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 3
  3. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,078 sq ft
    Year built: 1923
    Days on market: 3
  4. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 850 sq ft
    Year built: 1905
    Days on market: 4
  5. 5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 2,592 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,514 sqft
    Year built: 1917
    Days on market: 4
  6. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 882 sq ft
    Year built: 1925
    Days on market: 5
  7. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 763 sq ft
    Year built: 2008
    Days on market: 5
  8. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,029 sq ft
    Year built: 1956
    Days on market: 5
  9. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 715 sq ft
    Year built: 2002
    Days on market: 5
  10. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,026 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 5

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(all data current as of 10/18/2017)

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