Each of the 117 condominiums at Gaslight
Square (1700 Clarendon Blvd.; 571-249-4730) has 19-foot ceilings
and a private outdoor space; many have floor-to-ceiling windows. Developed
by Jim Abdo, who is known for high-end modern designs, the units have been
on the market since last summer and range from $739,000 to $1.5
The Avery (1200 N. Rolfe St.; 571-385-2424)
has 67 one- and two-bedroom condos. There’s a gym, a rooftop terrace, and
a courtyard with cabanas. Inside, modern touches include Kashmir white
granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances in the kitchens. Prices
begin around $450,000 and go into the $900,000s for the largest
two-bedrooms with dens.
Sedona (1510 Clarendon Blvd.; 866-997-4146) is
two new buildings with 472 studio and one- and two-bedroom apartments.
Communal amenities in the LEED Gold-certified buildings include a rooftop
pool with views of downtown DC, an on-site personal trainer, and free
Starbucks coffee. Rents range from $1,160 to $3,660.
Open since last fall, the five-story Garfield Park
(925 N. Garfield St.; 877-633-3049)has 152 studio and one- and
two-bedroom apartments as well as townhouses. Rents range from $2,095 for
a 576-square-foot studio to $5,620 for the largest townhouse. Open
kitchens have granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances, while
bathrooms come with ceramic tile and double-vanity sinks. Some units have
a private balcony or terrace, and there’s also a fitness center, a lounge
with a pool table and TVs, and two rooftop courtyards.
This article appears in the June 2013 issue of The Washingtonian.