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Today’s Rental is in one of “the few modern high rise towers in Penn Quarter”

by Prince Of Petworth February 16, 2016 at 2:45 pm 6 Comments

616 E Street Northwest

This rental is located at 616 E Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“The Clara Barton is of the few modern high rise towers in Penn Quarter with floor to ceiling windows and lots of natural light. Amenities include Rooftop pool with unbelievable views, 24/7 concierge service, fitness center, party/media/conference rooms, & a resident business center! Spacious 2 BR +2 BTH w/ 4 Juliet Balconies, Black Granite Counters & Appliances! Lots of closet storage! Must See”


You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $3,500/Mo.

  • Anon

    I was really worried there for a minute that there would only be 3 Juliette balconies, but was instantly relieved when they mentioned 4.

  • mark

    Needs more street parking.

  • Philippe Lecheval

    Damn. When I looked at a 2BR unit in this building years ago, it was about $1,000 less per month. I can’t imagine living there now, unless I suddenly got the urge to hang out with tourists and large groups of rambunctious teenagers.

    • anon

      This is one of the few locations that is an easy walk to the hill and K street. Ideal for dedicated pedestrians. It is also one of the few areas with a healthy mix of tourists, office workers, local residents, hockey fans, basketball fans, moviegoers and other steady nightlife. A little too urban for the Popville dream of rowhouse living, but easily some of the highest $/sq ft in the area.

      • AG

        It has a lot of amenities but it isn’t very residential and therefore doesn’t have much of a community or neighborhood feel. You can be both urban and residential.

  • pb1

    Besides the amenities (pool, grills, rooftop deck, courtyard, gym, media room) it is surrounded by great restaurants, the mall is a couple blocks away, theaters (both E Street and Gallery Place), Verizon Center, Building Museum, Portrait Gallery, and access to two Metro stops seems to be a pretty good location. I think if you avoid Gallery Place/China Town on Friday and Saturday nights, Penn Quarter doesn’t seem to be a problem.


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