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Welcome to ArtView, a LEED Gold certified mixed-use condominium in the heart of U Street Corridor. Built in 2016, this sleek and modern condo designed by Inscape Studio would be the first resale in the building. You don’t want to miss this one! One of the most unique condo projects in the city, the environmental conscious developer had a strong emphasis on sustainable design and an eye for detail. Residents benefit from high-end finishes and an open floor plan. The unit features reclaimed wide-plank oak solid wood flooring and floor to ceiling windows, which let in abundant natural light. The European style kitchen includes custom Leicht cabinets, Caesarstone countertops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, gas cooking, exterior venting range hood, and built-in microwave drawer. For those relaxing moments, experience the spa-inspired master bathroom with frameless glass shower enclosure, custom floating Leicht double vanity with Caesarstone countertops and sleek Kohler faucets. For the environmentally friendly, this LEED Gold building boasts a green roof, solar panels to generate electricity for common spaces, innovative system of rainwater collection, which is filtered and used for toilet flushing, and extremely efficient VRF air conditioning system. Electric bills average between $38-$55 a month annually. The shared rooftop deck enjoys sweeping city and monument views. Apart of the condo is H-Space, on 9 ½ St, which includes art exhibition space at ground level and artist live/workspaces on the second and third floors. Steps from the condo are the brand new Whole Foods, restaurants, two metro stops (Shaw & U St), shops, and the new Grimke School redevelopment.
The U Street Corridor is a commercial and residential district in Northwest Washington, D.C, U.S.A., with many shops, restaurants, nightclubs, art galleries, and music venues along a nine-block stretch of U Street. It extends from 9th Street on the east to 18th Street and Florida Avenue on the west. Most of the area is part of the larger Shaw neighborhood, with the western end entering the Dupont Circle neighborhood. It is served by the U Street Washington Metro station. U Street is largely a Victorian-era neighborhood, developed between 1862 and 1900, the majority of which has been designated a historic district. The area is made up of row houses constructed rapidly by speculative builders and real estate developers in response to the city’s high demand for housing following the Civil War and the growth of the federal government in the late 19th century. The corridor became commercially significant when a streetcar line operated there in the early 20th century, making it convenient for the first time for government employees to commute downtown to work and shop.
The U Street area has made redevelopment a priority to return the area to provide desirable commercial products. Examples of those development efforts are the Reeves Center, located at the intersection of 14th Street and U Street, by city investments totaling $50 million, increased accessibility with Metrorail and bus stops on U Street, the implementation of Capital Bikeshare, funding by the Department of Housing and Urban Development promoted historical significance known as “Remembering U Street”, new construction as well as rehabilitation projects provided more quality housing in the area.
U Street has long been a center of Washington’s music scene, with the Lincoln Theatre, Howard Theatre, Bohemian Caverns, and other clubs like on 9th Street at Harrington’s, and Chez Maurice Restaurants and historic jazz venues. The 9:30 Club, the Black Cat, DC9, U Street Music Hall, and the Velvet Lounge musical venues are located on the corridor, which is also home to the D.C. music collective Spelling for Bees. U Street also hosts the annual Funk Parade, a festival and celebration of funk music, community arts, and creativity. Public art, graffiti and murals can be found on almost every corner along U Street. In 2011, U Street NW was designated a Great Street among Great Places in America by the American Planning Association. It is said to have been selected for in recognition of the street return to its grandeur after several decades of difficulties. Once again, the street hosts the arts, food, and businesses.
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