The K at City Vista Condos For Sale | Mt Vernon Square

Located at 475 K Street, Washington, DC

The K at City Vista is part of an upscale condominium complex in downtown Washington, DC. The complex is known collectively as the City Vista Complex and contains three condo buildings—the K, the L and the M. It is also home to the Gables apartments. Delivered in 2007, this huge and ultra-modern development is an integral part of the ongoing revitalization movement in DC’s Mount Vernon Triangle.

The K at City Vistas condos for sale in Washington DC

There are 292 units all told at the K at City Vista, including both residential and commercial space. The complex is just two blocks from Mount Vernon Square, and the K building is located at 475 K Street MW at the corner of 5th Street. With a contemporary style of glass, brick and steel, the tower offers an amazing array of amenities and spectacular condos for sale.

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Inside these modern city residences, you’ll find high end finishes, hardwood floors, floor to ceiling windows, and glass doors to balconies. There are also high ceilings, luxury baths with soaking tubs, and gourmet kitchens featuring granite counters, custom cabinets, breakfast bars and stainless steel appliances. All units come with washers and dryers.


Residents at the K will also enjoy a twenty-four hour front desk, dry cleaning pickup, a heated rooftop swimming pool, a year-round rooftop spa and gas grilles, and a clubroom with a terrific catering kitchen. Other goodies include a library with bookshare, gameshare, toyshare and work area! There is also an outdoor terrace lounge and a community herb garden.

And those are just the amenities for one tower. The common City Vista amenities include a Safeway Market, a VIDA gym, Capitol One Bank, Starbucks, Busboys & Poets, Sweetgreen, Taylor Gourmet Deli, Chipotle and so much more. You never, ever have to leave the confines of your very own private city within a city!

But sometimes you may want to actually venture outside the City Vista. In such cases, it’s good to know the Mount Vernon Square Metro Station is just two blocks away, and that the White House is within walking distance. There is also a ridiculous number of bars, restaurants, theatres, art galleries, shops and museums nearby.

Evolution of the Mount Vernon Area

You may have noticed that City Vista is sometimes described as being in Mount Vernon Square while other references are to Mount Vernon Triangle. The two communities are side-by-side, one being that which is adjacent the original public square known as Mount Vernon Square, while the three-sided area is a more recently coined term for a community and business improvement district bound by New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts Avenues. The triangle is immediately east of the square.

All this can get a little confusing, which is why many DC locals have begun referring to the overall area more simply as the Mount Vernon neighborhood. Still, visitors will sometimes ask where George Washington’s Mount Vernon mansion and plantation is—the answer being, across the Potomac River in the southern part of Alexandria. Will tourists never ever learn?

This Downtown DC community has gone through lots of changes over the years. While the street grids were part of the original planning of the nation’s capital, actual development was gradual, occurring throughout the 1800s and early 1900s. Many of the older buildings from that period were later razed, both in the name of commercial redevelopment, the construction of the I-395 and rebuilding after the Civil Rights riots. Nonetheless, the creation of historic districts has resulted in the preservation of a number of notable structures.

The creation of both community and business improvement districts helped lead the way for successful redevelopment of the Mount Vernon area, with new mixed-use communities like the L and the K at City Vista, CityCenterDC and other modern luxury complexes. These exist side-by-side with remaining structures from Washington’s formative days. The end result is an exciting mixture of old and new, from upscale shopping boutiques and trendy restaurants to older museums, theaters and embassies.

Transit Options in Mount Vernon

Residents at the K at City Vista enjoy secure parking a luxury that eludes many Washingtonians, especially those in high-density urban areas. This allows a nice element of convenience. Whether heading down New York Avenue to the White House, taking 6th to the National Mall or hopping on the next-door I-395 to get out of the city, driving is an easy way to get around.

As mentioned earlier, the Mount Vernon Square/7th Street-Convention Center Metro Station is just two blocks from City Vista. Union Station is also within walking distance for those wishing to catch an Amtrak train. But this prime Downtown locale is also highly walkable, or, should you prefer peddle power—bikeable. To learn more about condos for sale at the K at City Vista, please call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-798-3600.

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