LOGAN CIRCLE REAL ESTATE
Steeped in history, D.C.’s last remaining purely residential traffic circle features scores of 19th Century homes with exteriors unchanged since the first tram lines were established across Washington. Elegant Victorian mansions curve with the road at Logan Circle’s center, while the stunning historic district on Fourteenth Street features 765 residences considered contributing properties to the area’s place on the National Register of Historic Places.
Against this gorgeous backdrop, you’ll find one of D.C.’s most exciting cultural hubs, with a variety of great restaurants, art galleries, and nightlife spots situated alongside the beautiful condos on 14th Street.
LOGAN CIRCLE REAL ESTATE INSIGHTS
The housing located in Logan Circle is a mixture of grand Victorian townhouses, elegant row houses, and beautiful new condo buildings. Some of the grandest properties are situated on the traffic circle at the district’s southern end, from which Logan Circle takes its name. New condos are situated beside the shops, restaurants, and nightlife on 14th Street, with these properties being perfectly situated for those who want to enjoy Logan Circle’s ultra-hip cultural life.
The median sales price for homes in Logan Circle was $587,500 over the past year, with an average price per square foot of $678.
PEOPLE & LIFESTYLE
This hip urban neighborhood attracts young, trendy residents with its wealth of stylish stores, great restaurants, and hip bar scene. Logan Circle is D.C.’s only remaining residential traffic circle, featuring gorgeous Victorian architecture centered around a park with a statue dedicated to Civil War general John Logan. The park and the surrounding buildings make a great location for a picnic or a leisurely stroll.
14th Street’s fashionable shopping boutiques include an array of national brands and independent outlets. Salt & Sundry offers an array of locally-made crafts and quirky home goods. Miss Pixie’s Furnishings & Whatnot showcases an ever-changing selection of antique furniture, art, and unique vintage items. Along with these hip independent stores, 14th Street hosts a variety of big name retailers, including West Elm and Room & Board. Room & Board’s 14th Street store is one of the neighborhood’s most eclectic retail outlets, being situated in a converted car showroom with a fabulous deck on the roof.
Popular 14th Street bars and restaurants include Birch & Barley/Churchkey, which has more than 500 varieties of beer available. A great beer selection is also on offer at B Too, which specializes in Belgian beer and chicken and waffles. Masa 14 has a gorgeous roof deck and offers a range of pan-Latin specialties and an extensive cocktail menu. Bar Pilar, an Ernest Hemingway-themed establishment, is another popular local eatery that offers a range of scrumptious freshly-prepared sandwiches. There are also Italian snacks and wine available at Ghibellina, while El Centro D.F. serves great tacos and margaritas, and Pearl Dive and Barcelona Wine Bar offer European-style al fresco dining. 14th Street’s most renowned restaurant is the authentically Parisian retro French brasserie Le Diplomate, a very popular location that’s proven to be a hit with residents and visitors alike.
14th Street’s hip nightlife entertainment options are rounded out by the Black Cat, where you can catch regular performances by indie bands and dance DJs, as well as the Studio Theater, with four stages featuring a range of fresh productions, including many recent Broadway plays, while its Black Box Theater features numerous provocative and avant-garde productions.
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