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Penn Quarter Real Estate Analysis

Revitalization

Penn Quarter’s initial growth occurred under the auspices of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation whose Pennsylvania Avenue Plan called for a mixed-use neighborhood. It was to include residences, offices, theaters and other cultural venues, retail, hotels, and restaurants in both new and renovated buildings framing new parks and plazas. Revitalization started with a number of developments west of the FBI Building to 15th Street, most significantly the renovation of what today is the Willard Intercontinental Hotel, and the creation of new parks and plazas, including Pershing Park, Freedom Plaza, and the Navy Memorial. Market Square, The Pennsylvania, and the former flagship store of Lansburgh’s department store on 7th Street were at the forefront of the revitalization efforts east of the FBI Building beginning in the mid-1980s. The nearby Verizon Center, which opened in 1997, stimulated the revitalization of adjacent blocks to the north and east and the Penn Quarter neighborhood to the south.

Gallery Place at Night

Penn Quarter is home to many restaurants, cultural, and entertainment venues in Washington, D.C. On Thursday afternoons in spring, summer, and fall, the FRESHFARM Penn Quarter farmers market is open on 8th Street, just south of E Street. The Newseum is located at the intersection of 6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. The building also includes offices and television studio space, The Source restaurant by Wolfgang Puck, and the Newseum Residences, an apartment rental community. The neighborhood is served by a variety of recreational and entertainment facilities including seven theaters, Lucky Strike bowling and several exercise clubs. Other neighborhood amenities include several coffee shops and a teahouse / restaurant on 8th Street; three salons with day spas; Penn Quarter Sports Tavern; the nearby Landmark E Street Cinema, which screens independent films; Regal Theater; and shops selling clothing, jewelry, ice cream, and books, among other things. Over the past thirty years the neighborhood has transformed from a sleepy, nondescript part of downtown into a vibrant 24-hour residential and commercial community.

Atlantic Building on F Street

Notable places

Attractions located in or near Penn Quarter include:

Transportation

Penn Quarter is served by the Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn QuarterMetro CenterJudiciary Square, and Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro stations by Metrobus and by DC Circulator bus, which connects GeorgetownUnion Station, and the attractions on the National Mall to Penn Quarter.

 

For more information on Penn Quarter, visit its Wikipedia page.

Penn Quarter, Washington Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Penn Quarter, Washington

715 6TH ST NW, Unit 703 Washington, DC 20001
Photo of 715 6TH ST NW, Unit 703, Washington, DC 20001 (MLS # DC8739699)
2 beds 2 baths 1,075 sqft $749,000
616 E ST NW, Unit 1222 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 616 E ST NW, Unit 1222, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8737278)
1 bed 1 bath 822 sqft $475,000
601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 307 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 307, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8733318)
1 bed 2 baths 893 sqft $2,850
809 6TH ST NW, Unit 21 Washington, DC 20001
Photo of 809 6TH ST NW, Unit 21, Washington, DC 20001 (MLS # DC8731691)
2 beds 2 baths 910 sqft $550,000
715 6TH ST NW, Unit 1202 Washington, DC 20001
Photo of 715 6TH ST NW, Unit 1202, Washington, DC 20001 (MLS # DC8729519)
2 beds 2 baths 1,305 sqft $925,000
616 E ST NW, Unit 452 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 616 E ST NW, Unit 452, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8730157)
2 beds 3 baths 1,214 sqft $3,300
601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 704 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 704, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8706974)
2 beds 2 baths 975 sqft $599,000
601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 710 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 710, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8702677)
1 bed 1 bath 726 sqft $449,500
601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 303 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 303, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8697085)
1 bed 2 baths 973 sqft $574,500
601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 606 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 606, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8676357)
1 bed 2 baths 781 sqft $534,900
565 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 1102 Washington, DC 20001
Photo of 565 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, Unit 1102, Washington, DC 20001 (MLS # DC8654987)
2 beds 2 baths 1,279 sqft $5,395
915 E ST NW, Unit 501 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 915 E ST NW, Unit 501, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8650470)
1 bed 1 bath 669 sqft $395,000

Sold Listings in Penn Quarter, Washington

915 E St Nw #1002 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 915 E St Nw #1002, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8702477)
1 bed 1 bath 666 sqft $407,000
915 E St Nw #1112 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 915 E St Nw #1112, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8694013)
1 bed 1 bath 651 sqft $385,000
916 G St Nw #603 Washington, DC 20001
Photo of 916 G St Nw #603, Washington, DC 20001 (MLS # DC8688844)
2 beds 2 baths 1,064 sqft $650,000
916 G St Nw #802 Washington, DC 20001
Photo of 916 G St Nw #802, Washington, DC 20001 (MLS # DC8687511)
1 bed 1 bath 885 sqft $525,000
616 E St Nw #409 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 616 E St Nw #409, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8673632)
1 bed 1 bath 740 sqft $2,200
631 D St Nw #633 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 631 D St Nw #633, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8661189)
2 beds 1 bath 1,050 sqft $600,000
631 D St Nw #844 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 631 D St Nw #844, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8660827)
2 beds 3 baths 1,160 sqft $3,300
701 Pennsylvania Ave Nw #Ph04 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 701 Pennsylvania Ave Nw #Ph04, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8657513)
1 bed 1 bath 600 sqft $2,400
915 E St Nw #202 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 915 E St Nw #202, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8651374)
1 bed 1 bath 668 sqft $2,300
715 6th St Nw #801 Washington, DC 20001
Photo of 715 6th St Nw #801, Washington, DC 20001 (MLS # DC8639532)
1 bed 1 bath 900 sqft $462,000
701 Pennsylvania Ave Nw #1223 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 701 Pennsylvania Ave Nw #1223, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8636649)
1 bed 1 bath 575 sqft $409,000
912 F St Nw #906 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 912 F St Nw #906, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8633605)
2 beds 3 baths 1,698 sqft $950,000
715 6th St Nw #301 Washington, DC 20001
Photo of 715 6th St Nw #301, Washington, DC 20001 (MLS # DC8627465)
1 bed 1 bath 700 sqft $399,000
801 Pennsylvania Ave Nw #1111 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 801 Pennsylvania Ave Nw #1111, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8627456)
1 bed 1 bath 521 sqft $450,000
912 F St Nw #507 Washington, DC 20004
Photo of 912 F St Nw #507, Washington, DC 20004 (MLS # DC8622579)
2 beds 3 baths 1,400 sqft $755,000

Walk Score for Penn Quarter, Washington



Penn Quarter, Washington School Data

Washington School Districts

District Of Columbia Public Schools
9-12
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 Public Charter School
6-12
http://www.paulcharter.org
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