Eckington Real Estate, Washington DC

It wasn’t all that long ago that Eckington was viewed as a neighborhood with way too much residential and industrial blight. The past several years have seen a marked change, however. It won’t be confused with the hip urbanized corridors to the south or any of the elite suburbs, but this northeastern community possesses a noticeable energy, renewed pride of ownership and homes for sale that are skyrocketing in value. And yet, it’s still one of the more affordable options in Washington, DC.

The real estate market here is primarily made up of condos for sale with an emphasis on row houses. There are also some large old apartment buildings that gone condo, including The Metropolitan Overlook—a monolithic brick structure built in 1929 that was abandoned for decades before being gutted, renovated and converted into 37 luxury residences. Prices for real estate in Eckington start at less than $200,000 and top out in the high six figure range.

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111 Quincy Pl Ne #3

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,300,000

MLS#: DC10256886
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
3700 Sqft
Residential

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35 U St Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,250,000

MLS#: DC10238434
5 Bed, 4 Bath
2600 Sqft, 0.04 Acres
Residential

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20 Seaton Pl Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$904,920

MLS#: DC10243541
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
1820 Sqft, 0.04 Acres
Residential

3 Rhode Island Ave Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$899,950

MLS#: DC10260082
3 Bed, 3 Bath
1724 Sqft, 0.03 Acres
Residential

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109 Rhode Island Ave Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$799,900

MLS#: DC10244784
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
1715 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

232 S St Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$799,000

MLS#: DC10119509
3 Bed, 2 Bath
1680 Sqft, 0.07 Acres
Residential

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2001 2nd St Ne ##5

WASHINGTON, DC
$799,000

MLS#: DC10258579
3 Bed, 3 Bath
1550 Sqft
Residential

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232 Randolph Pl Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$789,900

MLS#: DC10207490
3 Bed, 3½ Bath
1156 Sqft, 0.03 Acres
Residential

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1940 Summit Pl Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$774,995

MLS#: DC10272664
3 Bed, 3½ Bath
1184 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Residential

127 R St Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$750,000

MLS#: DC10267771
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
2212 Sqft, 0.04 Acres
Residential

Eckington (Washington DC) Neighborhood Information

The neighborhood dates back to a country estate of the same name, built in the early 1800s. The passing of time brought the arrival of the B&O Railroad at the eastern border along with a crop of industrial construction. In the early 1900s, row house development began, characterized first by Victorian styles with sharply pitched roofs and later joined by front-stoop buildings with two main stories and attic dormers. Colorful Eckington row houses can be seen in the opening credits of the House of Cards TV series starring Kevin Spacey.

Eckington real estate for sale in Washington DC is bordered by Edgewood to the north, Brentwood to the east, NOMA to the south and Bloomingdale to the west. There are two Metro stations, at the northern and southern ends of the eastern border. There has been a noticeable influx of new residents, eager for competitive prices and a neighborhood that relatively close to the District’s urban centers.

Amenities & Attractions in the Eckington Neighborhood

Residents can do their grocery shopping at Harris Teeter or Union Market, and there’s a Home Depot for those weekend renovation projects. Other local amenities include Big Bear Café, the Washington Firehouse Restaurant and DCity Smokehouse. There’s also the McMillan Reservoir Historic Park, which community supporters are fighting to preserve. This is a neighborhood in transition and locals are trying to find the balance between comfort and commercial progress.

To learn more about this fascinating neighborhood, call District Partners at Compass, (202) 798-3600.

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Listing information last updated on June 24th, 2018 at 6:41am EDT.