Real Estate Near Smithsonian Blue Line
The Smithsonian Metro Station in Washington, DC offers Blue Line service, as well as Orange and Silver lines. Located at 1200 Independence Avenue SW, the station is right at the southern edge of the National Mall. This particular nugget of the District isn’t known for an abundance of properties for sale, but some condos do pop up now and then.
The Metro station is named for the adjacent Smithsonian Institute (aka The Castle) as well as the numerous Smithsonian museums on the Mall and in the immediate area. The Castle as it is affectionately called, is an impressive Gothic structure built in 1855, replete with turrets and spires.
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The reason for the relatively small number of residential properties for sale near the Smithsonian Blue Line has to do with commercial and governmental priorities—this is an area with a number of federal buildings and hotels. Additionally L’Enfant Plaza with its shops and Metro station is close by.
When residences do come on the market they tend to be either older apartments that have converted to condos for sale or newer luxury condominiums. There are also some intriguing mid-century contemporary structures associated with the 1960s era redevelopment of the Southwest area.
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The Smithsonian Red Line is popular with both commuters who travel to DC for work as well as visitors. The wealth of cultural attractions includes the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian National Museum of American Indian History, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Also within strolling distance is the Lincoln Memorial, Constitution Gardens, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, walking tours at the White House and more. To learn more about condos and townhouses for sale near the Smithsonian Red Line, call District Partners at Compass, 202-798-3600.