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by Prince Of Petworth November 19, 2018 at 11:35 am 0

This house is located at 1704 V Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Unique opportunity for a perfect condo alternative. DETACHED rowhouse with in-law suite. Amazing location at the intersection of Dupont, U Street and Adams Morgan. 99 Walkscore and access to restaurants, metro, grocery store, gym etc. Main house- 2 bedroom, 1.5 baths. Bathroom is updated. Lower level is separate english basement/in-law suite, with 1 bedroom, and its own kitchen, washer and dryer. Super cute comfortable outdoor space with deck and patio. This is the perfect opportunity to build equity and let your housemate pay part of the mortgage!” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 14, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 2021 N Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Fully renovated and expanded in 2008, this historic townhouse maintains its original charm while incorporating today’s living amenities. The gourmet eat-in kitchen opens to a private Ipe floored deck and garden. Second level master suite plus additional family room/bedroom with gas fireplace and full bath. Top level guest suite with en-suite bath and office. 2 car attached garage. 98 Walk Score!” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 13, 2018 at 9:55 am 0


1225 19th Street, NW

Update Statement from Paul Marcus, CEO, Marcus Partners:

“An affiliate of Marcus Partners acquired 1225 19th Street NW in August 2018. In late September, Mr. Carlson expressed his desire to operate his lunch counter outside of regular building hours, a petition he had made unsuccessfully to the building’s prior two owners.

We have worked diligently with Mr. Carlson to identify a solution that would both satisfy his business goals and fulfill our obligation to ensure that all tenant spaces remain secure during non-business hours. As both a landlord and a community member, we are deeply invested in the business success of all of our tenants.

We evaluated and proposed several solutions to Mr. Carlson, none of which included a “uniformed escort” for any patron. Despite his claims, Marcus Partners would never take an action that denigrates or singles out an individual with a disability. The dignity of every human being is a central tenet of both our business practices and our personal beliefs.

Our ongoing discussions with Mr. Carlson, coupled with the lack of any new protocols instituted since we acquired the property, make his sudden decision to cease both discussions and operations quite perplexing. Our earnest desire is that CF Folks’ renowned lunch time service will once again soon be available to its loyal patrons and that it will operate from our property for years to come.”

Well, more terrible news. Gah. Thanks to all who passed on Kate Bennett’s tweet on Friday:

“Saddest DC food news ever: today was the last day of service at beloved CF Folks. I enjoyed lunch there so many times in the 37 years it existed on 19th Street. I hope Art can find a new spot. RIP, the best french fries in town.”

CF Folks’ website says:

“After 37 years, CF Folks will close its doors after service on Friday, November 9th.

Over the past four years we have been so restrained by our landlords to develop our business in the morning or later on in the evening that we cannot afford to continue successfully, “as a lunchtime only operation”. And we stated that clearly to the landlord some 5 years ago. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 9, 2018 at 10:45 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 Bright MLS, which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 1514 17th St NW #208
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Dupont Circle
Bedrooms: 0 Baths: 1 Parking: On Street Ownership: Cooperative Square Footage: Unknown
Monthly fee: $509, includes real estate taxes, all utilities, and broadband
Original List Price: $255,000. List Price at Contract: $255,000.
List Date: 9/28/2018
Days on Market: 11
Settled Sales Price: $255,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 11/6/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Square footage was not mentioned in the listing. Because it is a cooperatively owned building, the tax record is for the building and not the individual unit, so square footage for the unit is not reported on the tax record. Other settled studios in the building were noted to be in the 400-500 square foot range. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 9, 2018 at 9:25 am 0


1351 Connecticut Ave, NW

And the weather is perfect. I was lucky enough to get a sneak peak and taste last night and it was as glorious as anticipated. My personal favorite besides the OG was Dubai’s Late Night Shawarma. Prepare for Call Your Mother like lines but it will be worth it. And for a good cause too. All the details below.

“Poutinerie by Air Canada is open to the public starting Friday, November 9th, through Thursday, November 15th.”

Hours are 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The preview was packed: (more…)

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