When looking at DC neighborhoods to reside, there are many options to choose from depending on your living criteria. One such residential neighborhood is the Logan Circle which is located in the downtown area. This historic area, during the Civil War was home to "Camp Barker, former barracks converted into a refugee camp for newly freed slaves from nearby Virginia and Maryland.
Originally known as Iowa Circle, the park was renamed by Congress in 1930 in honor of John A. Logan, Commander of the Army of the Tennessee during the Civil War, Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, and Representative and Senator for the state of Illinois, who lived at 4 Logan Circle from 1885 until his death the following year." (Wikipedia)
SHOPPING & RESTAURANTS
Since the early 1900s, the 14th Street corridor has always been a prominent area for shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. The residents of Logan Circle enjoy fresh groceries from the local Whole Foods and convenience of local restaurants like Logan Tavern, Commissary, Rice, Masa 14, Saint-Ex, etc.
The 14th Street corridor is well-known for its art galleries and the Studio Theatre. The Studio Theatre is the home of live contemporary performances in Washington DC. Visit www.studiotheatre.org/ for upcoming shows.
Logan Circle is known for its Victorian-style rowhomes which were built since the Civil War. These rowhomes are historic landmarks throughout the city.
Along with Victorian rowhomes, Logan Circle is full of contemporary mid-rise condominiums throughout the neighborhood. These buildings are targeted to young professionals with amenities such as fitness centers, rooftop decks, etc. A Great Buy for first-time homebuyers or people looking to be in the heart of Washington DC. The average home prices begin at $330K.
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