About Penn Quarter
Current Prices: $337,500 to $3,000,000
Closed Prices: $285,000 to $2,750,000
Median Sale Price: $516,000
Average $ per sq ft: $763
Association Fee Ranges: $0, $0, $0 to $1130/mo
Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home
Age: 1990 to 2013
Sq. Ft.: 496 to 4400 Sq. Ft.
Bedrooms: 0 to 5 Bedrooms
Bathrooms: 1 to 5 Bathrooms
Getting Around Penn Quarter
Around Penn Quarter
Housing availability in Penn Quarter is limited. The neighborhood offers mainly condos and rental apartments located in and around the main 7th Street corridor, with higher end apartments found off Pennsylvania Avenue at the Newseum complex.
As part of the neighborhood's renaissance, Penn Quarter has restaurants in a wide range of cuisines, budgets, and atmospheres. Eateries here include many trendy and acclaimed fine-dining restaurants; restaurants with upscale, inventive international cuisine; bars with food; and several casual pizza places.
Since it's in the middle of everything, this is a bustling neighborhood with tourists heading to the city's museums and landmarks and locals having fun with friends after work. Because of its proximity to Chinatown, you'll see a lot of night owls heading to that area's bars.
A Friday night in Penn Quarter can take different shapes depending on your tastes and style. You can check out any of the neighborhood's restaurants or meet friends for drinks at a casual tavern or craft cocktail lounge. From there you can keep the party going, or cheer on the Washington Capitals or Wizards at the Verizon Center.
Penn Quarter is a gateway to some of the most famous landmarks and museums in the country. Grab some coffee and head to the National Archive to go to absorb American history through its documents; you can view the original Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution here. The Newseum is another place to experience history through the lens of the media. The observatory suite atop the Newseum provides a picturesque view of the U.S. Capitol Building to the southeast and Washington Monument to the northwest.
- Variety of dining options
- Proximity to the National Mall and Smithsonian
- Easy access to the Metro
Locals Don't Love
- Rush hour traffic
- Lack of residential feel
- Housing is limited
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