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by Prince Of Petworth August 16, 2017 at 1:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I noticed this graffiti on my walk to work this a.m. at approx. 8:30. I assumed it was graffiti and not an avant-garde art piece because of the location (near the scaffolding) and the normally pristine conditions of the Phillips. Any thoughts?”

by Prince Of Petworth August 15, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This unit is located at 1718 Corcoran Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Corcoran street at it’s best. Step into the timeless elegance of the Analoston. 2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom condo just under 900 SQFT. Flooded with natural light. Gleaming hardwoods. Soaring ceilings. Fireplace. Stainless steal appliances, washer and dryer. Great floor plan and very generously sized bedrooms. Steps to every conceivable amenity. Walk Score 99”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/1 bath is going for $559,000 ($723 monthly fee.)

by Prince Of Petworth August 11, 2017 at 10:00 am 0

Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 1701 16th St NW #307
Legal Subdivision: Not noted in listing
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Dupont Circle
Bedrooms: 0 Baths: 1 Parking: Street Ownership: Co-op
Square Footage per listing: 338
Original List Price: $218,000. List Price at Contract: $218,000.
List Date: 6/8/2017 Days on Market: 30
Settled Sales Price: $200,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settled Price per Square Foot: $592.
Settlement Date: 8/07/2017
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

One of James M. Goode’s “Best Addresses”, the Chastleton is an over 300 unit eight story building that covers an acre of land on 16th Street NW at R Street NW. Until about a decade ago it was all rental. The most recent developer transitioned the building to cooperative ownership. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 6, 2017 at 10:05 pm 0

by Prince Of Petworth August 2, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Jim Havard

“On 8/1 I lost a gold ring that looks like a little shield with small diamonds on it. It would have fallen off my hand around 9 AM walking down 21st Street NW from R to L (Dupont/West End area). Could also be on the 43 bus. Cash reward if found. It is very sentimental and I appreciate anyone who can help me find it. People can call or text me at 973-202-2192.”

Also another reader found Edwin S Kibunja’s wallet. If you are him or know him please get in touch so we can get you your wallet back. Please email [email protected] and I’ll put you in touch with OP.

by Prince Of Petworth August 2, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This penthouse is located at 1825 19th Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“We are honored to present this extraordinary modern penthouse condominium sited on top of an elegant historic residence built circa, 1885. Step into this exceptional 2-bedroom 2 and 1/2 bath home & instantly feel as if you are in your own masterfully crafted modern oasis. Feat include stunning kitchen and baths. The piece de resistance is a phenomenal 450 sq ft private roof terrace & pool w views”

You can see more Photos here.

This 2 bed/2.5 bath is going for $1,695,000 ($390 monthly fee.)

And my God is that piece de resistance insanely awesome:

Ed. Note: If the future owner is a PoPville reader and is looking for a new best friend – please email [email protected]

by Prince Of Petworth July 31, 2017 at 1:15 pm 0


via GoFundMe

Update from GoFundMe:

I wanted to thank everyone for their help and support during my recovery. I also wanted to take a moment to thank MPD who has been able to shed some light on the incident. While my initial conclusions from the incident lead me to believe I was a victim of a crime, MPD was able to determine that this was indeed just an unfortunate accident. I want to thank MPD for helping me discover this, and I want to apologize to anyone who feels mislead by my initial assessment of the situation. Thank you all for your support.

If you would like your money back please contact GoFundMe. I understand and I honestly had no idea what happened at the time.

Thanks to all who messaged about this GoFundMe campaign:

“On Saturday July 15th around 10pm. Joey was walking home from a day with friends. He was Hit with an object at 16th and R st so hard that it broke his neck. He is currently in the hospital recovering from surgery where they had to place 2 bars in his neck. Joey is a bartender at JR.’s and relies on tips. he will be out of work for a while so if you can please help. Help. Thank you so much.”

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