Adams Morgan Neighborhood of Washington DC Real Estate Analysis

History

The name Adams Morgan, once hyphenated, is derived from the names of two, formerly segregated, area elementary schools—the older, all-black Thomas P. Morgan Elementary School (now defunct) and the all-white John Quincy Adams Elementary School.[1] Pursuant to the 1954 Bolling v. Sharpe Supreme Court ruling, District schools were desegregated in 1955. The Adams-Morgan Community Council, comprising both Adams and Morgan schools and the neighborhoods they served, was formed in 1958. The city drew boundaries of the neighborhood through three preexisting neighborhoods – Washington Heights,[2] Lanier Heights, and Meridian Hill – naming the resulting area after both schools.

Adams Elementary School

In the late 1960s, a group of residents organized and worked with city officials to plan and construct a new elementary school and recreational complex that was conceived as a community hub, a concept that 40 years later has become a favored one in public school facilities design. The development was named the Marie H. Reed Learning Center after Bishop Reed, a community activist, minister and leader. It featured a daycare center, tennis and basketball courts, a solar-heated swimming pool, health clinic, athletic field and outdoor chess tables.

Cultural diversity

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1950 21,000
1960 18,097 −13.8%
1970 18,573 2.6%
1980 15,352 −17.3%
1990 15,061 −1.9%
2000 14,803 −1.7%
2010 15,830 6.9%

Along with its adjacent sister communities to the north and east, Mount Pleasant and Columbia Heights, Adams Morgan long has been a gateway community for immigrants. Since the 1960s, the predominant international presence in both communities has been Latino, with the majority of immigrants coming from El Salvador, Guatemala and other Central American countries. Since the early 1970s, like other areas of the nation, Adams Morgan had seen a growing influx of immigrants from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean, as well. Gentrification and the resulting high cost of housing, however, have displaced many immigrants and long-time African American residents, particularly those with young children, as well as many small businesses, but the community still retains a degree of diversity, most evident in its array of international shops and restaurants.[citation needed] In the five-square-block area where most of the commercial establishments are located, one can choose from a variety of ethnic cuisines, among them Spanish, Ethiopian, Guatemalan, Mexican, Nepalese, Italian, Dutch, Vietnamese, Ghanaian, Cajun, Brazilian, Palestinian, Peruvian, Indian, Israeli, Thai, Lebanese, Eritrean, and Chinese.

Shops located along 18th Street, NW in Adams Morgan.

Adams Morgan also has become a thriving spot for night life, with a number of bars and clubs featuring live music. Over 90 establishments possess liquor licenses, putting it on level with other popular nightlife areas like Georgetown and Dupont Circle. Local stores along the 18th Street corridor were rapidly replaced with late-night establishments, leading to a moratorium on new liquor licenses by the Alcohol Beverage Control Board in 2000 after successful lobbying by resident groups. The moratorium was renewed in 2004, but eased to allow new restaurant licenses.

Despite the exodus of many immigrant, as well as African-American residents from Adams Morgan caused by high housing costs, a nexus of long-time institutions, many established specifically to meet the needs of Latinos and other non English-speaking residents, continues to serve as magnets for immigrants and their families. Adams Morgan is home to Mary’s Center, a clinic focusing on healthcare delivery to Spanish-speaking patients, and the Latino Economic Development Corporation, as well as numerous businesses and churches that employ and cater to immigrants. Adjacent Mt. Pleasant also hosts a number of commercial enterprises, social service agencies and other institutions that help to anchor local immigrants to the area.

Another barometer of the enduring pull of Adams Morgan for immigrants is the linguistic and cultural diversity of its public schools. Many of the families served live beyond the boundaries established for routine student enrollment; however, Adams, Reed, and H.D. Cooke elementary schools all have international populations, with children from well over 30 nations in attendance. Latino and African-American children comprise the majority of students in the public schools, and virtually all are children of color.

The second Sunday of September, the neighborhood hosts the Adams Morgan Day Festival, a multicultural street celebration with live music and food and crafts booths. And, weather permitting, every Saturday—except during the coldest winter months—local growers sell fresh, organically grown produce and herbs; baked and canned goods; cheeses; cold-pressed apple juice and fresh flowers at the farmers market, in operation in the same location for more than 30 years.

In the 1960s, the neighborhood’s attractions included the Avignon Freres bakery and restaurant, the Café Don restaurant, the Ontario motion picture theater, and the Showboat Lounge jazz nightclub. In the 1980s, Hazel’s featured live blues and jazz. Its soul food offerings made it a favorite of black jazz musicians like Dizzy Gillespie when they came to town.

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Adams Morgan, District of Columbia Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Adams Morgan, District of Columbia

1701 KALORAMA RD NW, Unit 206 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1701 KALORAMA RD NW, Unit 206, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8466869)
2 beds 2 baths 1,177 sqft $590,000
1701 KALORAMA RD NW, Unit 401 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1701 KALORAMA RD NW, Unit 401, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8466787)
2 beds 2 baths 1,100 sqft $590,000
1700 COLUMBIA RD NW, Unit 416 Washington, DC 20010
Photo of 1700 COLUMBIA RD NW, Unit 416, Washington, DC 20010 (MLS # DC8456162)
1 bed 1 bath 716 sqft $444,900
1830 CALIFORNIA ST NW, Unit 2 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1830 CALIFORNIA ST NW, Unit 2, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8455513)
1 bed 1 bath 581 sqft $425,000
2328 CHAMPLAIN ST NW, Unit 402 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2328 CHAMPLAIN ST NW, Unit 402, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8454676)
2 beds 2 baths 1,395 sqft $879,500
2380 CHAMPLAIN ST NW, Unit 206 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2380 CHAMPLAIN ST NW, Unit 206, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8453970)
2 beds 2 baths $674,900
2412 17TH ST NW, Unit 303 Washington, DC 20009
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1 bed 1 bath 650 sqft $399,900
2421 18TH ST NW, Unit 303 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2421 18TH ST NW, Unit 303, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8448231)
2 beds 2 baths 1,600 sqft $799,500
2510 CLIFFBOURNE PL NW, Unit 102 Washington, DC 20009
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1 bed 1 bath $389,000
2200 17TH ST NW, Unit 208 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 3 baths 1,574 sqft $789,000
3025 ONTARIO RD NW, Unit 106 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 2 baths 1,140 sqft $449,000
1669 Columbia Rd Nw #311 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $0
2801 ADAMS MILL RD NW, Unit 210 Washington, DC 20009
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1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $290,000
1820 Clydesdale Pl Nw #301 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 1 bath 910 sqft $0
2357 Champlain St Nw #101 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 2 baths 1,225 sqft $0
1719 Lanier Pl Nw Washington, DC 20009
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4 beds 3 baths 1,743 sqft $0
1676 Beekman Pl Nw #A Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 3 baths 1,210 sqft $0
1700 COLUMBIA RD NW, Unit 306 Washington, DC 20010
Photo of 1700 COLUMBIA RD NW, Unit 306, Washington, DC 20010 (MLS # DC8406240)
0 beds 1 bath 384 sqft $279,900
2426 Ontario Rd Nw #305 Washington, DC 20009
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1 bed 1 bath $0
1670 Beekman Pl Nw #B Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1670 Beekman Pl Nw #B, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8399306)
2 beds 3 baths 1,200 sqft $0
1669 COLUMBIA RD NW, Unit 306 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1669 COLUMBIA RD NW, Unit 306, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8399943)
1 bed 2 baths 846 sqft $325,000
1700 COLUMBIA RD NW, Unit 613 Washington, DC 20010
Photo of 1700 COLUMBIA RD NW, Unit 613, Washington, DC 20010 (MLS # DC8391693)
1 bed 1 bath 682 sqft $499,900
2410 17th St Nw #302 Washington, DC 20009
2 beds 2 baths 1,200 sqft $0
2801 Adams Mill Rd Nw #409 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2801 Adams Mill Rd Nw #409, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8387115)
0 beds 1 bath 350 sqft $0
2633 Adams Mill Rd Nw #305 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2633 Adams Mill Rd Nw #305, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8386326)
2 beds 1 bath 1,000 sqft $0
1820 Clydesdale Pl Nw #412 Washington, DC 20009
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1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $0
1701 Kalorama Rd Nw #314 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 2 baths 1,260 sqft $0
2328 Champlain St Nw #316 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2328 Champlain St Nw #316, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8381875)
2 beds 2 baths 1,462 sqft $0
1672 Beekman Pl Nw #D Washington, DC 20009
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3 beds 3 baths 1,500 sqft $0
2351 Champlain St Nw #C-2 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 3 baths 1,690 sqft $0

Sold Listings in Adams Morgan, District of Columbia

1669 Columbia Rd Nw #311 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1669 Columbia Rd Nw #311, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8425420)
2 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $0
1820 Clydesdale Pl Nw #301 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1820 Clydesdale Pl Nw #301, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8413452)
2 beds 1 bath 910 sqft $0
2357 Champlain St Nw #101 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2357 Champlain St Nw #101, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8411710)
2 beds 2 baths 1,225 sqft $0
1719 Lanier Pl Nw Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1719 Lanier Pl Nw, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8407384)
4 beds 3 baths 1,743 sqft $0
1676 Beekman Pl Nw #A Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1676 Beekman Pl Nw #A, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8406146)
2 beds 3 baths 1,210 sqft $0
2426 Ontario Rd Nw #305 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2426 Ontario Rd Nw #305, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8400198)
1 bed 1 bath $0
1670 Beekman Pl Nw #B Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1670 Beekman Pl Nw #B, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8399306)
2 beds 3 baths 1,200 sqft $0
2410 17th St Nw #302 Washington, DC 20009
2 beds 2 baths 1,200 sqft $0
2801 Adams Mill Rd Nw #409 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2801 Adams Mill Rd Nw #409, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8387115)
0 beds 1 bath 350 sqft $0
2633 Adams Mill Rd Nw #305 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2633 Adams Mill Rd Nw #305, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8386326)
2 beds 1 bath 1,000 sqft $0
1820 Clydesdale Pl Nw #412 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1820 Clydesdale Pl Nw #412, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8383281)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $0
1701 Kalorama Rd Nw #314 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1701 Kalorama Rd Nw #314, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8383427)
2 beds 2 baths 1,260 sqft $0
2328 Champlain St Nw #316 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2328 Champlain St Nw #316, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8381875)
2 beds 2 baths 1,462 sqft $0
1672 Beekman Pl Nw #D Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1672 Beekman Pl Nw #D, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8381054)
3 beds 3 baths 1,500 sqft $0
2351 Champlain St Nw #C-2 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2351 Champlain St Nw #C-2, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8379899)
2 beds 3 baths 1,690 sqft $0
1848 Wyoming Ave Nw #403 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 1848 Wyoming Ave Nw #403, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8349504)
1 bed 1 bath 612 sqft $0
1789 Lanier Pl Nw #1 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 1 bath 1,000 sqft $0
2428 17th St Nw #3s Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 2 baths 1,550 sqft $0
2611 Adams Mill Rd Nw #406 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2611 Adams Mill Rd Nw #406, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8346379)
1 bed 1 bath 532 sqft $0
2426 Ontario Rd Nw #306 Washington, DC 20009
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1 bed 2 baths $0
1763 Columbia Rd Nw #301 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 2 baths 800 sqft $0
2200 17th St Nw #215 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 3 baths 1,784 sqft $0
1702 Lanier Pl Nw Washington, DC 20009
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5 beds 3 baths $0
1661 Crescent Pl Nw #409 Washington, DC 20009
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1 bed 1 bath 800 sqft $0
2633 Adams Mill Rd Nw #B-4 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 1 bath 745 sqft $0
2351 Champlain St Nw #Ph 4 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 4 baths 1,800 sqft $0
2363 Champlain St Nw #1 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 3 baths 1,172 sqft $0
1700 Kalorama Rd Nw #202 Washington, DC 20009
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2 beds 2 baths 1,351 sqft $0
2360 Champlain St Nw #3.1 Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2360 Champlain St Nw #3.1, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8307550)
2 beds 2 baths 1,252 sqft $0
2305 Ontario Rd Nw Washington, DC 20009
Photo of 2305 Ontario Rd Nw, Washington, DC 20009 (MLS # DC8306921)
2 beds 3 baths $0

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