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New D.C. Apartment Buildings Feel Like Posh Hotels That Anticipate Every Need

D.C. may have reached amenity nirvana. One side effect of what seems to be a permanent building boom in D.C. is the steady drip, drip, drip of real-estate marketing into the collective consciousness. Phrases like “unparalleled lifestyle options” and “high-end finishes” once seemed strange. But now we’ve all seen so many developer ads that we’ve…

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H Street NE is getting a bookstore

A 4,300-square-foot bookstore is coming to the H Street NE corridor courtesy of two longtime Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe employees. According to The Washington Post, Solid State Books will open this fall in The Apollo development, which is already home to H Street’s Whole Foods Market. Jake Cumsky-Whitlock, the former head buyer at Kramerbooks, and…

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Buchanan Park brings 32 new townhouses (some with elevators) to Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill’s Federal-style row-houses are highly prized, particularly among people who also work on the Hill or in nearby offices, but they also typically require extensive renovation to match the lifestyle of modern families. New townhouses are a rarity in this part of town, so the conversion of the 2.13-acre site surrounding the former Buchanan…

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A Look Inside the Best New Apartments In and Outside of DC

This comes from Washingtonian’s annual Best of Washington list. In DC: The Apollo It’s rare that a rental building is as meticulously designed as this, so it’s hard to know where to look first. Maybe at the glimmering, emerald-green-tiled elevator bank? The Deco-inspired mosaic floor? Or the golden, lightsaber-esque chandelier? The 431 apartments in the…

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The chefs behind the best vegan food in the country are opening a restaurant in D.C.

The chefs of Philadelphia’s much-lauded vegan restaurant, Vedge, are officially coming to Washington. Husband and wife team Richard Landau and Kate Jacoby are behind the most well-known meatless restaurant in the country and have a half-dozen James Beard Award semifinalist and nominee nods to their names. For years, they’ve talked about opening up shop in the nation’s capital.…

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Whole Foods is opening along H Street NE next month

The Whole Foods store along the busy H Street NE corridor will open March 15, the Austin-based chain announced Tuesday. The 40,000-square-foot store in the 600 block of H Street NE replaces Murry’s, the neighborhood’s longtime — and cheaper — grocery store. Murry’s closed in 2014 to make way for a new mixed development with high-end…

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Inside The Apollo: H Street’s New 431-Unit Apartment Building

Residents began moving into Insight Property Group’s 431-unit The Apollo apartment building on H Street this month. They still have some time before they can begin shopping at the Whole Foods anchoring the development, but the building’s early birds are already enjoying the unique design and amenities of the latest major apartment project to come to the…

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First Look: Inside the Apollo and H Street Whole Foods

Photos by Marisa M. Kashino Insight Property Group began building the Apollo, its massive 431-unit apartment project on H Street, NE, in the fall of 2014. It’s now just weeks away from opening to residents on November 1. The apartments range from studios priced around $1,900 a month to three-bedroom units for about $4,800. With 65…

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