Real Estate Near Smithsonian Orange Line

Visitors to the nation’s capital often disembark at the Smithsonian Metro Station with its Orange Line service, as well as Blue and Silver lines. After all, there are tons of cultural attractions just steps away. If there is one thing that is somewhat lacking, however, it’s enough homes and condos for sale.

The reason for the limited number of real estate listings has much to do with commercial development, federal government buildings and the National Mall—there’s just not a lot of room left for residential properties. To see a wider array of listings, home shoppers might want to expand their search to adjacent communities like Capitol Hill.

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More about Properties for Sale near Smithsonian Orange Line

Just because there aren’t a lot of homes near the Smithsonian Metro doesn’t mean there aren’t any. Now and then some choice listings pop up, whether old and historic or new and modern.

This is an area that has gone through many changes over the years, including a large-scale redevelopment of the Southwest quadrant from the late 1950s to the early 1970s. That particular era of reconstruction resulted in some interesting mid-century contemporary designs, as well as International-style high-rises.

Among more recent projects is the massive Wharf redevelopment at the Southwest Waterfront.

Buyers wishing to broaden their search incrementally might also want to check out homes and condos for sale near the next-door L’Enfant Plaza Orange Line or in the Capitol Hill area (this neighborhood in particular is ripe with listings).

Additional Information about the Area

The Smithsonian Orange Line gets its name from the adjacent Smithsonian Institute, commonly referred to as The Castle due to its gothic towers and turrets. Also nearby are a number of Smithsonian national museums as well as other prestigious museums, theaters and monuments.

The station is located at 1200 Independence Avenue SW on the southern edge of the massive National Mall. There’s no end to the visitor attractions, from walking tours of the White House to strolls along the Reflecting Pool. But this is also a place where people live, and it’s certainly quite convenient for those who work in Washington, DC. To learn more, call District Partners at Compass, 202-798-3600.


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Listing information last updated on July 9th, 2020 at 6:06am EDT.

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