Thanks to a reader for sending word that beautiful “virtual unicorn we looked at in late October sold for $215k over asking at $1,113,500. Pretty much what most commenters thought would happen. Congrats to the sellers and new owners! If you missed it the first time you can still see the virtual tour here.
“OPEN SUN 10/30, 1-4pm! 3BR/2.5BA semi-detached home (circa 1876) nestled in the historic district of LeDroit Park. Rare + over-sized 3-car carriage house w/ endless potential (a virtual Unicorn)! Well-loved + beautifully preserved, this home boasts an expansive yard, antique brick terrace, original character, high ceilings + excellent finishes. Close to local eateries + Metro. Offers due Wed 11/2.”
I walk by this gorgeous house every other day. I posted a pic of this house on Instagram and called this projection a cupola. My friend disagreed. We’re not sure what this architectural feature is called. If it is not a cupola what the Helen of Troy is it? Any historical significance? What’s the practical reason for this type of addition?”
This house is located at 309 Elm Street, Northwest. The listing says:
“LEDROIT PARK HAS ALWAYS BEEN A FINE SOUGHT AFTER NEIGHBORHOOD OF ESTABLISHED HOMES. LOADS OF POTENTIAL ABOUND IN THIS CENTRALLY LOCATED LEDROIT PARK RESIDENCE FEATURING 3 BR, HIGH CEILINGS, ORIGINAL POCKET DOORS BETWEEN LIVING/DINING RM, GENEROUS SIZE KITCHEN. JUST WAITING FOR THE DESIGNER FINISH*** SOLD IN AS-IS CONDITION.”
“The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two suspects in connection with a Kidnapping and First Degree Sexual Abuse offense that occurred in the 600 block of T Street, Northwest.
On Saturday, July 31, 2016, at approximately 12:00 am, while walking in the area of 600 T Street, Northwest, the victim was approached by two suspects. The suspects kidnapped the victim, and took her to the rear of the 3200 block of 28th Street, Southeast, where she was sexually assaulted.
The suspects are described as:
Suspect one is described as a black male, in his late twenties to early thirties in age, light complexion, low haircut, wearing a brown polo style shirt, blue jeans, and a hat.
Suspect two is described as a black male, in his late twenties to early thirties in age, dark complexion, low haircut, and plastic black oval shaped eyeglasses.
Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”
“The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying and locating three suspects in connection with a kidnapping and sexual assault offense that occurred in the area of Montana and Saratoga Avenue, Northeast.
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, at approximately 8:00 am, while walking in the area of Montana Avenue, Northeast, the victim was abducted by three suspects. The suspects were last seen operating a dark colored SUV or van, where they drove the victim to an undisclosed location and sexually assaulted her.