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Chevy Chase, DC Real Estate Analysis

Geography

The neighborhood is generally agreed to be bounded by Rock Creek Park on the east, Western Avenue (which divides D.C. and Maryland) and Tennyson Street on the north, and Reno Road to the west. Opinions differ on the southern boundary, where Chevy Chase meets Forest Hills, but many residents consider it to be Broad Branch Road between 32nd and 27th streets. The main roads leading in and out of Chevy Chase, D.C. are Connecticut AvenueNebraska Avenue, Reno Road, Military Road and Western Avenue. The area is served by the M4, L1, L2, L4 E2, E3, E4 and E6 Metrobus lines. Chevy Chase is within walking distance of three Red Line stations: Van Ness-UDCTenleytown-AU, and Friendship Heights. The public schools that serve Chevy Chase are Lafayette Elementary, Ben W. Murch Elementary, Alice Deal Middle School, and Woodrow Wilson Senior High.

The Francis Griffith Newlands Memorial Fountain is located in the center of Chevy Chase Circle.

History

In the late 1880s, Senator Francis G. Newlands of Nevada and his partners began the aggressive acquisition of farmland in northwest Washington, D.C. and southern Montgomery County, Maryland, for the purpose of developing a residential streetcar suburb. (See Washington streetcars.) They founded the Chevy Chase Land Company in 1890, and its eventual holdings are now known as this neighborhood and Chevy Chase, Maryland. Chevy Chase D.C. was developed beginning in the early 1900s after construction was completed on the Chevy Chase Line, a streetcar line stretching to and beyond the northwestern boundary of the District of Columbia, thereby linking the area to downtown. Over succeeding decades the formerly remote area was transformed from farmland and woods to middle-class housing. The housing stock in Chevy Chase D.C. includes many “Sears Catalog Homes“, a popular housing option in the early twentieth century that allowed individuals of modest means to order by mail the materials and instructions for a home and build it themselves.

The American City Diner is one of several commercial businesses located alongConnecticut Avenue NW in Chevy Chase

The neighborhood’s major commercial road is Connecticut Avenue NW, which, in addition to commercial establishments, is home to apartments, a community center, and a regional branch of the D.C. Public Library. Unlike many urban neighborhoods that have lost local businesses to large chains and suburban malls, the small, generally locally owned businesses along Connecticut Avenue remain, and are well patronized by the local population. These businesses include Magruder’s Supermarket, established in 1875, and the Avalon Theatre, which opened in 1923 as a silent film house and ran until the theater underwent renovations in 2003. The Avalon thereafter reopened as a non-profit movie theater. In addition to historical commercial buildings the area has multiple parks including Rock Creek Park, Lafayette Park and Livingston Park.

 

Redistricting

Prior to 2002, the entire neighborhood was located in Ward 3. Because the 2000 census revealed an increase in population in Ward 3 and a decrease in population in Ward 4, the Council of the District of Columbia voted to reassign the portion of the neighborhood east of Broad Branch Road to Ward 4 as of January 1, 2002. Many residents were quite upset at the decision. The Chevy Chase Civic Association filed suit to prevent the redistricting on the grounds that it would reduce African American voting strength in Ward 3 and would result in unconstitutional and racially motivated gerrymandering. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia upheld the redistricting, as did the U.S. Court of Appeals. Following the redistricting, the neighborhood’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission was called 3/4G.

Education

District of Columbia Public Schools operates public schools, including Lafayette ElementaryAlice Deal Junior High School, and Woodrow Wilson High School (actually located in Tenleytown. Private schools located in Chevy Chase D.C. include St. John’s College High School  Catholic high school, and Blessed Sacrament School  Catholic elementary school.

The District of Columbia Public Library operates the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library.

 

For more information on Chevy Chase, visit its Wikipedia page.

Chevy Chase, Washington Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Chevy Chase, Washington

5410 CONNECTICUT AVE NW, Unit 505 Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5410 CONNECTICUT AVE NW, Unit 505, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8616383)
2 beds 2 baths 1,086 sqft $2,650
3907 JOCELYN ST NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3907 JOCELYN ST NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8613797)
5 beds 6 baths 4,650 sqft $2,195,000
2819 KANAWHA ST NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 2819 KANAWHA ST NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8612936)
3 beds 3 baths 2,446 sqft $785,000
3816 MILITARY RD NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3816 MILITARY RD NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8612827)
5 beds 5 baths 3,950 sqft $1,995,000
5701 UTAH AVE NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5701 UTAH AVE NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8612310)
5 beds 4 baths 3,300 sqft $1,195,000
5360 43RD ST NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5360 43RD ST NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8611853)
3 beds 3 baths $975,000
2632 MORELAND PL NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 2632 MORELAND PL NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8609360)
3 beds 3 baths $675,000
5368 27TH ST NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5368 27TH ST NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8608609)
6 beds 8 baths 9,546 sqft $3,195,000
5311 CONNECTICUT AVE NW, Unit 1 Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5311 CONNECTICUT AVE NW, Unit 1, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8608341)
1 bed 1 bath 578 sqft $1,600
5370 27TH ST NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5370 27TH ST NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8605348)
5 beds 5 baths 5,034 sqft $1,399,000
4750 41ST ST NW, Unit TH-5 Washington, DC 20016
Photo of 4750 41ST ST NW, Unit TH-5, Washington, DC 20016 (MLS # DC8606354)
3 beds 3 baths 2,660 sqft $1,489,000
3916 LEGATION ST NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3916 LEGATION ST NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8606035)
6 beds 4 baths $1,299,500
5315 CONNECTICUT AVE NW, Unit 501 Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5315 CONNECTICUT AVE NW, Unit 501, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8604136)
1 bed 1 bath 773 sqft $259,000
5745 MORELAND ST NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5745 MORELAND ST NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8601073)
4 beds 2 baths $4,450
5338 43RD ST NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5338 43RD ST NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8580977)
4 beds 3 baths 2,800 sqft $950,000

Sold Listings in Chevy Chase, Washington

3013 Oregon Knolls Dr Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3013 Oregon Knolls Dr Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8591437)
4 beds 4 baths $3,975
3013 OREGON KNOLLS DR NW Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3013 OREGON KNOLLS DR NW, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8591437)
4 beds 4 baths $3,975
5470 31st St Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5470 31st St Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8579768)
3 beds 3 baths 1,646 sqft $730,000
3147 Tennyson St Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3147 Tennyson St Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8579408)
4 beds 4 baths 3,273 sqft $1,042,500
3905 Albemarle St Nw Washington, DC 20016
Photo of 3905 Albemarle St Nw, Washington, DC 20016 (MLS # DC8575421)
4 beds 5 baths $1,430,000
5429 41st St Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5429 41st St Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8572397)
5 beds 5 baths 2,921 sqft $1,310,000
4301 Military Rd Nw #Ph4 Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 4301 Military Rd Nw #Ph4, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8570815)
2 beds 2 baths 1,955 sqft $6,300
4301 MILITARY RD NW, Unit PH4 Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 4301 MILITARY RD NW, Unit PH4, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8570815)
2 beds 2 baths 1,955 sqft $6,300
5201 Wisconsin Ave Nw #208 Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 5201 Wisconsin Ave Nw #208, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8570406)
1 bed 1 bath 600 sqft $365,000
3028 Oliver St Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3028 Oliver St Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8569609)
4 beds 4 baths $1,100,000
3315 Stephenson Pl Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3315 Stephenson Pl Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC9005688)
4 beds 3 baths $1,120,000
6420 Utah Ave Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 6420 Utah Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8567580)
4 beds 4 baths 2,343 sqft $927,500
3939 Morrison St Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3939 Morrison St Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8561078)
6 beds 3 baths $1,360,000
3816 Huntington St Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3816 Huntington St Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8560937)
4 beds 4 baths $1,295,000
3527 Runnymede Pl Nw Washington, DC 20015
Photo of 3527 Runnymede Pl Nw, Washington, DC 20015 (MLS # DC8560190)
4 beds 4 baths $1,250,000

Walk Score for Chevy Chase, Washington



Chevy Chase, Washington School Data

Washington School Districts

District Of Columbia Public Schools
PK-12 & ungraded
http://dcps.dc.gov/portal/site/DCPS/
Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy
9-12
http://www.chavezschools.org/
Community Academy Public Charter School (Capcs)
K-8
http://www.capcs.org/
The Next Step Pcs
9-12 & ungraded
Carlos Rosario International Pcs
K-2 & ungraded
Eagle Academy Pcs
PK-3
Two Rivers Public Charter School Agency
PK-8
Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs
PK
Bridges Pcs
PK-1
Early Childhood Academy Pcs
PK-3
Youth Build Pcs Layc)
10-12 & ungraded
The William E. Doar, Junior Public Charter School for the Performing Arts
PK-5
http://www.wedjschool.us/
Education Strenghtens Families Pcs
PK
Washington Latin Public Charter School
9-12
http://www.edline.net/pages/Washington_Latin_PCS
Septima Clark Pcs
PK-6
Arts And Technology Pcs
PK-5
Booker T. Washington Pcs
9-12 & ungraded
Capital City Pcs
PK-12
Cesar Chavez Public Pcs
6-12
http://www.chavezschools.org/
Community Academy Pcs
PK-8
http://www.capcs.org/
D.C. Bilingual Pcs
PK-5
D.C. Preparatory Academy Pcs
PK-8
http://www.dcprep.org/
E.L. Haynes Pcs
PK-10
Friendship Pcs
PK-12
http://www.friendshipschools.org/
Hope Community Academy Pcs
PK-8
http://www.hopecommunitycs.org/
Hospitality Pcs
9-12
Cedar Tree Academy Public Charter School
PK-K, 7-8
http://www.howardroadacademy.org/
Howard University Middle School Of Math And Science
6-8
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs
PK-12
Integrated Design Electronics Academy Idea)
7-12
Ideal Academy Pcs
PK-8
https://www.iapcs.com/
Kipp Academy Pcs
PK, 1-12
Latin America Youth Bilingual Montessori
PK-5
Mary Mcleod Bethune Pcs
PK-8
Maya Angelou Pcs
6-12 & ungraded
Meridian Pcs
PK-8
Nia Community PCS
PK-6
Options Pcs
6-12
Paul Jhs Pcs
6-9
Potomac Lighthouse Pcs
PK-7
Roots Pcs
PK-8
Sail PCS
K-8
Seed Pcs
6-12
St. Coletta Special Education Pcs
PK-12 & ungraded
Elsie Whitlow Stokes Communtiy Freedom Pcs
PK-6
Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs
9-12
Tree Of Life Pcs
PK-8
Two Rivers Pcs
PK-8
http://www.tworiverspcs.org/
Washington Latin Pcs
5-12
http://www.edline.net/pages/Washington_Latin_PCS
Washington Math Science Pcs
9-12
William E. Doar Jr Pcs
PK-8
http://www.wedjschool.us/
Achievement Preparatory Academy Pcs
4-8
Center City Pcs
PK-8
http://www.centercitypcs.org/
Imagine Southeast Pcs
PK-7
National Collegiate Prep
9-12
Washington Yu Ying Pcs
PK-5
Dyrs
7-12 & ungraded
Excel Academy Pcs
PK-5
Inspired Teaching Demonstration Pcs
PK-5
Shining Stars Montessori Pcs
PK-1
Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts Pcs
8-12
Basis Dc Pcs
5-9
Creative Minds Pcs
PK-2
Dc Scholars Pcs
PK-3
Mundo Verde Bilingual Pcs
PK-1
Ingenuity Preparatory Pcs
PK-K
Sela Pcs
PK-2
Somerset Pcs
n/a
State Operative Agency
n/a

Washington Schools

Murch Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/murch
Moten Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.motenes.org
Montgomery Elementary School
PK-6, public
Miner Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/miner
Meyer Elementary School
PK-5, public
Merritt Middle School
PK-8, public
McGogney Elementary School
PK-6, public
Roosevelt High School @ MacFarland
9-12, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/roosevelt
M.C. Terrell / McGogney Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/mc-terrell
Takoma Education Campus
PK-8, public
http://www.takomaec.org
Stanton Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/stanton
Duke Ellington School of the Arts
9-12 & ungraded, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/ellington
Sousa Middle School
6-8, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/sousa
Shaw Middle School @ Garnet-Patterson
6-8, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/shaw
Ron Brown Middle School
6-8, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/ron-brown
Shaed Education Campus
PK-8, public
Shadd Elementary School
n/a, public
Seaton Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/seaton
Savoy Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/savoy
Rudolph Elementary School
PK-6, public
Ross Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/ross
River Terrace Elementary School
PK-5, public
Randle Highlands Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/randle-highlands
Shepherd Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/shepherd
Marie Reed Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/mariehreed