65 V St NW For Sale $829,000.
Completely gut renovated, every detail of this home has been meticulously thought out. Enjoy easy access to Bloomingdale’s emerging restaurant scene, or relish the privacy of your lush landscaped back yard. Stroll to the Farmer’s Market on Sunday, or grab a bikeshare and head down to the National Mall.
Offered at $829,000. Continue reading
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Here is our most recent ad in District Home Magazine. Any idea where those houses are in DC?
2112 Flagler Pl NW For Sale $750,000. Victorian with Certificate of Occupancy for Basement Unit
If you missed this one the first time around, you have a rare second chance. It is not only back on the market, the price is even better too! For details and more pics, you can see the original post here.
Preparation for point rationing. With canned fruit now on the rationed list, these home economics pupils of the McKinley High School, Washington, D.C., are being taught skills which will be essential when next summer’s canning season comes around. Image courtesy of Library of Congress.
Our listing in the NE DC neighborhood of Eckington at 211A R St NE is currently under contract. We asked historian Sarah Shoenfeld to provide some history about the surrounding neighborhood.
This modern addition to R Street NE was built in 2004, the same year McKinley Technical High School reopened near the corner of Second and R. Founded in 1902 as a vocational school for white students, McKinley was relocated to Eckington in 1928. The new building featured state-of-the-art science labs, a well-equipped gymnasium, a grand auditorium, and a beautiful outdoor pool. Continue reading
3101 South Dakota Ave NE $499,900.
Historian Sarah Shoenfeld provided the following information for our new listing at 3101 South Dakota Ave NE.
DC’s Woodridge sits along the northeast edge of city, close to Maryland line. The ridge that likely gave the neighborhood its name also served to help protect the city during the Civil War. A series of forts were constructed along the city’s boundary here, and a railroad station stood along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks just north of Bladensburg Road. Continue reading
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1800 North Capitol St NW $775,000.
Historian Sarah Shoenfeld provided the following information for our new listing at 1800 North Capitol Street NW.
North Capitol Street marks the eastern border of Bloomingdale, named for a flower-filled estate that once stood just south of here. The land between Florida Avenue and T Street was subdivided for development in 1889, and was soon followed by the extension of streetcar service to this section of North Capitol. By the late 1890s, building was booming in this neighborhood.
The turreted corner house at 1800 North Capitol Street, built in 1899, is among more than 100 in Bloomingdale designed by architect Thomas M. Haislip. Continue reading
Chef Jon Taub’s Tasting Menu
10 Square Team was thrilled to co-sponsor the celebration of the 2nd Anniversary of TheCribline.com, as well as the launch of the Charlotte, NC version of TheCribline.com. The Cribline is a vast network of experts (including us) ready to help visitors navigate through all aspects of home ownership, renting, landlording, and everything in between. Continue reading
2112 Flagler Pl NW FOR SALE $780,000.
Gutted and exquisitely renovated from roof to basement in 2010, this classic Bloomingdale Victorian is located on a quiet neighborhood street, just blocks from restaurants and transportation options. Light filled and open inside, you’ll enjoy private outdoor space and covered parking for 2 cars out back. Additionally, the property includes an English Basement apartment with a certificate of occupancy. Continue reading
Ad for Reiskin’s Drug Store 1937 at 87 Florida Ave NW
What is the next Great New Business you’d like to see in awesome, hip, happening Bloomingdale? 87 Florida Ave NW was most recently operated as a gallery. Per the DC Zoning map, it is zoned C2A. It’s located at the very visible intersection of 1st St NW and Florida Ave NW, across from Big Bear Cafe, the Bloomingdale Farmer’s Market (currently runs May-November), a park, and a bikeshare station. Continue reading