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Luxury Homes: April 2007
Clinton’s Joe Lockhart makes $3-million deal for Kalorama home. Nationals star Ryan Zimmerman buys in Clarendon. By Mary Clare Glover
Comments () | Published May 1, 2007
Photograph by David Pipkin.
Maryland attorney general Doug Gansler and his wife, Laura Leedy Gansler, traded up. After selling their four-bedroom, four-bath Colonial in Chevy Chase’s Ridgewood Village neighborhood for $1.2 million, they spent $1.3 million on a five-bedroom Colonial (pictured above) in Bethesda’s Bradley Hills Grove neighborhood. Before being elected to his new post in November, Doug was Montgomery County’s chief prosecutor. Laura, a lawyer and writer, cowrote Class Action, a nonfiction book about a sexual-harassment case which was adapted into the film North Country with Charlize Theron.
Former Bill Clinton press secretary Joe Lockhart bought a five-bedroom, four-bath Beaux Arts rowhouse in Kalorama for $3.1 million. Built in 1908, the house has a rooftop deck with monumentviews. Lockhart,who was Clinton’s spokesman from 1998 to 2000, is a founding partner of the Glover Park Group, a media-relations and political-strategy firm. Photograph by David Pipkin.

In DC: Pollster power couple Andrew Kohut and Diane Colasanto sold a two-bedroom, four-bathroom rowhouse on P Street in Georgetown for $2 million. Built in 1865, the house has a pool and rooftop deck. Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, was president of the Gallup Organization and founded Princeton Survey Research Associates. Colasanto is a former president of the Princeton survey firm.

Strategist Jarvis C. Stewart and his wife, Stacey, a nonprofit executive, sold a five-bedroom, five-bath house on MacArthur Boulevard in DC’s Kent neighborhood for $1.8 million. The house has an elevator, wet bar, and exercise room. Jarvis is managing partner of Stewart Partners, a public-affairs firm based in DC; Stacey is CEO of the Fannie Mae Foundation.

In Virginia: Aviation expert Walter J. Boyne sold a four-bedroom, seven-bath Colonial on Starflower Way in Ashburn for $847,000. The home has a two-story library, hot tub, and pond. Boyne, director of the National Air and Space Museum from 1983 to 1986, has written dozens of nonfiction books and several novels about flight.

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