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by Prince Of Petworth May 26, 2018 at 8:10 am 0


Morton Street between Sherman and Georgia

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 600 block of Morton Street Northwest. Units on the scene have an adult male with non life threatening gunshot wound to the lower extremities.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth May 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating the sounds of gunshots in the area of Georgia Avenue and Hobart Street NW. Witnesses reported observing two (2) individuals in the area firing handguns. Officers have one adult male detained and a firearm recovered and are continuing to search for the second subject. There have been no victims located at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth May 10, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 774 Irving Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Open Sunday 1-4PM: Perfection in Park View. This 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home features lovely exposed brick, a renovated gourmet kitchen, new central A/C, stunning landscaping, and a deck that overlooks the Washington Monument. Located within walking distance to Columbia Heights metro. Parking is included. This is the perfect home for someone looking for an alternative to condo living.”

You can see a virtual tour here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $699,000.

by Prince Of Petworth May 1, 2018 at 11:45 am 0


via google maps

A reader reports around 11:30am:

“There was a shooting on Georgia about an hour or so ago. I’m stuck at heat da spot (Georgia and Lamont St, NW) watching the cops now.”

Update from MPD:

“At approximately 10:20am, members of the Third District were dispatched to the area of the 3200 block of Georgia Avenue NW in reference to the sounds of gunshots. After conducting a thorough canvass, we recovered several shell casings but no victims have been located. Our officers and detectives are working to recover any video footage from the area that may assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth April 28, 2018 at 1:35 pm 0


Georgia and Gresham Place, NW

Haley writes:

“@PoPville woke up to the shots last night. Anyone know anything more?”

MPD reported:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 700 block of Gresham Place NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with critical gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”


700 block of Gresham Place NW

by Prince Of Petworth April 20, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 727 Euclid Street NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Brand New Spacious & Luminous 5BR/4.5BA Townhome perched a top a hill in North Shaw overlooking all of Central DC. Nearly 3,000 SF of finished living space on 4 levels incl fully finished basement w/its own private entrance. Multiple private outdoor spaces culminating in a magnificent roof-top terrace. Secure, gated parking. 10″+ ceilings, unparalleled finishes & custom home automation system.”

You can see more photos here.

This 5 bed/4.5 bath is going for $1,995,000 ($369 monthly fee.)

by Prince Of Petworth April 20, 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: 603 Kenyon St NW
Legal Subdivision: Columbia Heights
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Columbia Heights
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 2.5 Parking: Surface Ownership: Fee Simple
Living Square Footage per Listing: 2115 square feet
Original List Price: $998,000. List Price at Contract: $949,000.
List Date: 1/7/2018 Days on Market: 50
Settled Sales Price: $940,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 4/14/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

This property north of Howard University falls under the current legal subdivision of Columbia Heights, however, residents of the area typically refer to the neighborhood as Park View. To understand how complicated the origin and development of “legal” and colloquial neighborhood names are, check out this quote from the Wikipedia entry on Park View: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 16, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This unit is located at 425 Newton Place, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Amazing brand new condos in Parkview with tons of space, light and exquisite finishes. Two level 3BR/den 3.5 BA condo, South facing, great light, living room, kitchen w/ stainless and quartz, half bath and main lvl BR/BA. Upper lvl has master BR with dual vanity bath/sep WC, 3rd BR and Den. Balcony off of main lvl BR, shared back patio/yard. Parking avail for $10K.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/3.5 bath is going for $749,900 ($291 monthly fee.)

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