Open Sunday – Studio with Monument View – $310,000

DF12_7.19_555Mass-101This studio at 555 Massachusetts Avenue Condominium is the most affordable unit currently listed in the Mount Vernon Triangle. Open Sunday, September 6th from 1 to 3 p.m., this 460 square foot unit lives like a one bedroom. The studio is sunny with a view of the Washington Monument and has a low condo fee of $254 per month. The 555 Massachusetts Avenue Condominium is a full service building with 24 hour concierge, roof top pool and grills, exercise room, Elounge and more. The building is both FHA and VA approved.

If you are interested in viewing, please stop by the open or contact Thais Austin at If you are represented by an agent, please have the agent contact Thais on your behalf.

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Bring on the Carbs – Welcome L’Hommage

L'Hommage InteriorThe bakery/boulangerie at L’Hommage Bistro Francais is now open! And the restaurant will begin dinners on September 10th. The bakery now brings the total bakeries in the Mount Vernon Triangle to three.

L’Hommage Bistro Francais is located at 450 K Street NW and the boulangerie will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. The restaurant will begin with dinner service which will run from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m weekdays and till midnight on weekends. According to their press release, the new restaurant will serve classic dishes that incorporate traditional cooking techniques that pay tribute to the true flavors of French cuisine.

This restaurant can seat 170 in the main dining room and has two semi-private dining rooms available as well for special events. The outdoor patio is large and will accommodate 82 guests.

The menus are below. Welcome to the neighborhood!!


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Is There Oil Under That Parking Lot?

The District has received the plans for the construction of a 153 room hotel and a 52 unit apartment house along with a variety of restaurant and retail space at Fifty and Eye Street NW according to an article in the Washington Business Journal.

Tonight, the ANC 6 E is scheduled to hear an update on the project at 6:30 p.m. at the Shaw Library at 1639 7th Street NW.

I will update the blog with the status and plans of the District and Peebles Corporation for this development tomorrow.

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Third Hotel in Triangle Possible

444 and 446 K St NWA third hotel has become a possibility in the Mount Vernon Triangle in addition to the Hampton Inn and the future Standard Hotel.  The property owner, Han Jan, of the historic row houses at 444 and 446 K St NW have modified their plans for an apartment building and may be constructing a hotel due to the smaller footprint the Historic Preservation Board requested for the site. Currently, the owner is working with the architecture firm of Studio Crowley Hall but no other presentations have been scheduled at this time beyond the June Historic Preservation hearing.

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Still Unnamed But We Now Have Fresh Baked Goods

Baked and WiredThe Baked&Wired unnamed project opened its doors today at 440 K St NW. This location will offer the same quality baked goods and espresso as Baked&Wired in Georgetown. The fresh bread will be made right in the open kitchen. This location will also provide alcoholic beverages and more space to hang out. The still unnamed bakery has paired the right breads with the right ingredients to make some amazing sandwiches. Still no official name, but you can check out their temporary website called A Baked Joint. Let us know what you think!

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