Pop star and firework Katy Perry has been fighting an order of nuns over a convent in Los Angeles since June 2015, but Curbed may have found one so perfect that she might as well drop the legal battle. In Capitol Hill, this convent was built in c. 1874 only to later be used as the Capital Children's Museum in the 1970s. In 2008, Jim Abdo of Washington, D.C.-based firm Abdo Development converted the structure into 44 condos. Now, this two-bedroom, three-bathroom condo is on the market with an asking price of $1.085 million.
The 1,840 square foot unit offers more than just a unique past. It also features exposed brick, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, and wide plank hardwood flooring. French doors lead to a private flagstone patio, while the development, itself, offers amenities like a pool, gym, and club room. The exposed ductwork might not appeal to every homebuyer, but the built-ins and spacious walk-in closet should hold some attention.