City Center Condos for Sale | Mount Vernon Triangle | Washington, DC
Located at 925 H and 920 I Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001
The first thing to known about condos for sale at CityCenterDC (also spelled City Center) is that the location is essentially a village within a city. Built on the site of the former Washington Convention Center in DC’s Mount Vernon Triangle, the massive “live, work and play” community stretches more than five city blocks and covers over two million square feet of space. But considering the size, there is still an intimate and vibrant feeling for the upscale development. In fact, it has been likened to a “modern day Rockefeller Center” by none other than the New York Times.
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The schematic for this downtown destination place goes something like this—there’s two condo towers known as The Residences at CityCenterDC, along with luxury apartment rentals, office towers, the Conrad Washington Hotel, more than 40 upscale retailers and restaurants, streets, sidewalks, wide strolling avenues, plazas and a 1.5-acre park. Art installations, landscaping, festive lights and overhead decorations provide an attractive and lively urban ambiance, for those who live in the bubble community full time, as well as visitors.
For those interested in condominium residences for sale in Washington, DC, there’s a wealth of options, from price points to a staggering number of different models and layouts. Recent listings and closings have ranged from the $600s to around $3 million, with floorplans stretching from nearly 700 square feet to almost 2,000 square feet. Foster + Partners is the architectural firm responsible for design elements, inside and out. The look is decidedly clean and open, with giant windows, a variety of flooring (Northern White Oak wide-plank hardwoods are the most popular) and strikingly modern gourmet kitchens boasting Molteni/Dada cabinetry, white Caesarstone counters and premium panelized appliances (often a combination of Thermador, Bosch and Miele). The bathrooms are equally sleek and stylish.
There are plenty of extras, such as desk cubbies blended cleverly into interior hallways. Personal outdoor spaces are common, ranging from balconies to impressive multilevel terraces. Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Landscape Architecture collaborated on exterior amenities. Private terraces for some of the swankier condos for sale can range up to nearly 1,000 square feet, with delightful wooden decking, planters and grilling facilities. The condo were first delivered in 2013, and many have gone through subsequent makeovers, including from top interior designers and architects. However, even the most basic, unchanged original models are still impressive, offering airy luxe modernism that stands the test of time.
Condo owners enjoy lots of shared amenities as well, including fully staffed front desks, concierge service and accommodating valets who will help with packages and elevator service. There’s also sublime roof decks, a water feature, courtyards, grill stations, a fitness center, yoga studio, party rooms, and executive business center and a bar lounge. The community also features numerous high-end shops and restaurants, including CityCenterDC’s Centrolina, Piccolina da Centrolina (the new smaller counter/café/bakery affiliated with the larger restaurant), Fig & Olive, DIOR, Chanel, Kate Spade, BOSS, David Yurman, Tesla and so many more.
City Center FAQ’s
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where is City Center and when was it built?
A: The street address for City Center in DC (often spelled CityCenterDC) is 825 10th Street NW in Washington’s Mount Vernon Triangle. But the footprint actually covers more than five city blocks. It has been completed in phases, with most of the complex finished by 2019.The luxury condos were one of the earliest components, built in 2013.
Q: I have heard City Center described as “mixed use.” What does that mean?
A: City Center was built at the site of the former Convention Center, and includes condo towers, apartment rentals, offices, hotel, more than 40 shops and restaurants, and a park.
Q: What are some of the shops and restaurants at City Center in Washington, DC?
A: You can grab a bite to eat at Centrolina, Fig & Olive, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, and others. The many retailers include David Yurman, Chanel, Boss, Dior, Tesla, and more.
Q: What about the condos themselves, what do they look like on the inside?
A: The Residences at CityCenterDC feature modern interior design from Foster + Partners, with giant windows, a variety of hardwood floors, open space living and dining areas, and streamlined Euro-style gourmet kitchens that commonly include Molteni Italian cabinetry. Many of the units have private balconies, and some have large, landscaped terraces.
Living in Mount Vernon Triangle
The larger neighborhood outside of City Center is also a huge plus. This is the heart of fashionable Downtown DC, inside the Mount Vernon Triangle and next-door to Chinatown. The National Mall is just a few blocks south, and there are museums, theaters, shops, bars, restaurants and landmarks in every direction. While condos come with secure parking, this is also a very walk-friendly and public transportation-friendly area, with the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station right across the street. In short, CityCenterDC is a unique lifestyle experience in the epicenter of the nation’s capital.
To learn more about CityCenterDC, call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-798-3600.