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New Condo Spotlight: Privado Condos

Take a tour of a new building in Columbia Heights.

What: Privado Condos
Where: 1443 Chapin Street, NW
Number of units: 16.
Floorplans: The building has 11 two-bedroom, two-bath units and five one-bedroom, one-bath units ranging in size from 700 to 1,500 square feet. The four penthouses all have two stories.
Prices: $374,900 to $989,000
Luxurious touches: Rather than keys, owners will use their fingerprints to gain access to the building. Buyers can pick the finishes for their wood floors, kitchen cabinets, and spa-style bathrooms. Ceilings range in height from nine to 20 feet. Each unit comes with a balcony, terrace, or patio.  
Closest Metro: The building is within walking distance of two stations: U Street/African American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo and Columbia Heights, both on the Yellow and Green lines.
Expected completion: Early 2009—units went on sale last week.More>> Open House Blog | Homes | Real Estate