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Live in the Home of President Taft for $16K/Month

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Take a look inside D.C.'s most expensive rental on the market

This Kalorama development, once known as the Bates Warren Apartment House, has housed notables like Presidential nominee George McGovern, American jazz singer Lena Horne, and U.S. President William Howard Taft. Now, renters have the option of joining these celebrities by nabbing this five-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom apartment at the cost of $16,000 per month.

This development is known for topping lists. According to Zillow's list of Washington, D.C.'s Most Expensive Rentals, this is the most expensive rental in the city. In May 2013, the development also had the most expensive condo sale, while in March 2012, it had the second most expensive condo sale. In the year 2011, it was also listed as having the fifth most expensive condo transaction for the year.

For this unit in particular, it comes with 5,000 square feet of space and encompasses half of the expanse of an entire floor. The listing indicates that the unit is furnished and features custom molding, Viking appliances, and two parking spaces. Cats and dogs under 25 pounds are allowed. In the space, there are multiple fireplaces, built-in bookshelves, and a massive walk-in closet.

The typical price range for a condo at 2029 Connecticut is between approximately $790,000 and $3.7 million with monthly fees running from roughly $1,380 to $4,450. The building was constructed in 1916 as an apartment building before its conversion in 1977.

2029 Connecticut [Official Website]

2029 Connecticut Ave NW #41 [The Mandy & David Team]

2029 Connecticut [DC Condo Boutique]