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Q14 Condos For Sale, Washington DC | Logan Circle
Located at 1401 Q Street, NW Washington, DC 20009
Q14 is a modern luxury residential building in Washington, DC that is a bit reminiscent of a partially assembled Rubik’s cube. Located at 1401 Q Street NW in Logan Circle, the square structure was designed by Bonstra Haresign, and features two interlocking portions surrounding a taller core, plus steel and glass corner sections, and three-sided jutting glass bays. Completed in 2006, the building has just 28 residences for seven floor. Needless to say, some of these condos for sale are quite spacious.
As intriguing as the exterior is, the real treat is entering these one, two and three-bedroom city homes, and feasting on the stunning design elements. Floor plans come in both flats and multi-levels, with wrap-around window walls and private terraces with mahogany and steel trellises for shading. There are also heated hardwood floors, and starkly contemporary chef’s kitchens with professional grade Bosch and Sub-Zero appliances. At the top of Q14 are the corner penthouses with 19-foot ceilings, fireplaces, floating stairs, 800 square-foot terraces, and bi-level glass walls.
Condos for sale at Q14 start off in the mid-six figures and climb to about $1.8 million. But if you decide not to pony up for a penthouse, there is still a common roof deck for everyone. Because sharing is good, right? Other amenities include a posh club room for neighbors and guests to gather at, plus a bike room, parking and extra storage. It is also a pet-friendly building.
Located just two blocks from the famed traffic circle itself, the building is close to many wonderful things. Such as a Whole Foods, Vida Fitness, Flow Yoga, Studio Theater, and a slew of great bars and restaurants, like Barcode, Black Cat, Logan Tavern, Drafting Table, Estadio and many more. With its distinctly modern mien, the award-winning Q14 is a nice addition a historic neighborhood with a vibrant urban pulse.
Logan Circle Through the Ages
Before Logan Circle had a name or any homes, it was just rural land. But when the District was formed, the area, like the large swaths of land throughout the planned city, was included in a map drawn by architect Pierre L’Enfant. Included in the 1792 rendering was a neatly organized grid of blocks, east-west and north-south streets, public spaces and wider avenues running diagonally through the region.
Two of those grand avenues, Vermont and Rhode Island, intersected a public gathering place that resembled a squared-off triangle. By the mid-1800s that triangle was developed as Iowa Circle, later to be renamed Logan Circle. It wasn’t until the end of the Civil War that residential development began to take shape in a meaningful way. The earliest row houses were constructed during the late 1860s and the 1870s and presented the Federal style with flat roofs and not much adornment. In the decades that followed, designs became much more ornate with Victorian, Second Empire, Romanesque, Beaux Arts, Neoclassical and Mediterranean styles.
While the major building boom was complete by the 1930s, blocks continued to be filled in with Art Deco, International-style and more contemporary forms. The modern era brought a level of redevelopment with older buildings making way for newer ones. Still, the arrival of historic protection and preservation in Washington ensured that the deconstruction of older
Today’s Logan Circle offers a fascinating cross-section of old and new, from hipster industrial lofts to restored antique buildings. The neighborhood is highly walkable, as indicated by its Walk Score of 96 and Bike Score of 95. For those desiring a vibrant residential community that is on the cusp of urban Downtown DC to the south, Logan Circle is perfect!
Getting Around the Neighborhood
Logan Circle doesn't have its own Metro station. But it's not much of as issue as there are others nearby, including Shaw-Howard University, U Street and Dupont Circle. Also, residents at Q14 have secure parking and Logan Circle is a very driveable community. After all, the epicenter is a traffic circle with major avenues radiating outward!
Logan Circle is also a highly walk-friendly neighborhood, with a Walk Score of 96 and a bike score of 95. Those numbers are among the highest in the city. Bars and restaurants that are super close to Q14 Le Diplomate, Estadio, Birch and Barley, Commissary, the pig, ChurchKey, JINYA, Pappe, Radiator, Etto, Logan Tavern, Drafting Table and many others. But it should also be noted that DC restaurants can come and go without much warning as the competition is fierce. So do your own independent research before making plans to dine!
To learn more about condos for sale at Q14, as well as other luxury properties in Washington, call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-798-3600.