Foggy Bottom Homes For Sale in Washington DC
One of the oldest neighborhoods in Washington, DC, Foggy Bottom has become synonymous with the inner workings of the government through its association with various branches. The name itself has been immortalized in books, movies and articles, including those dealing with the Watergate scandal. While the neighborhood is home to the State Department, Federal Reserve Building and numerous high profile organizations, it is also known for its active co-op and condominium market. To learn nore about Foggy Bottom homes for sale in Washington DC, start browsing the active MLS listings below:
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Foggy Bottom was originally an industrial area in the 18th century. Legend has it that the name came from a combination of riverfront fog and industrial smoke. Since 1912, the neighborhood has been home to the main campus for George Washington University, comprising 42 acres. Foggy Bottom is bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue to the north, 17th Street to the east, Constitution Avenue to the south and Rock Creek Parkway to the west. Homes for sale in the neighborhood are a mixture of old and new, with Victorian row houses, large older buildings and more modern structures. There's a sizable retail presence in the area with resident-friendly marketplaces such as Trader Joe's and a brand new 38,000 square foot Whole Foods.
One of Washington DC's best known landmarks, the Watergate complex, is also located in Foggy Bottom. With a curvalinear modernist design by famed architect Luigi Moretti, the superblock is composed of five buildings including 600 luxury co-ops. The Watergate was the site of of political scandal of 1972 that ultimately led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.
The largest demographic for Foggy Bottom is single men and women in their 20's. The neighborhood tends to lean toward young professionals, students at George Washington University and those associated with the government. Homes with children account for only 3.8 percent, well below the DC average of 19.3 percent. The area offers numerous dining and entertainment choices, and is home to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. There are numerous mass transit choices and locals are also find of bicycling to work, school, or other activities. For those looking wishing to live in the heart of the nation's capitol while retaining a degree of affordability, Foggy Bottom is a natural choice.
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Listing information last updated on April 18th, 2019 at 12:04pm EDT.