Among new residents like former President Barack Obama, Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, and Ivanka Trump, there is a brand new celebrity in D.C.’s Kalorama neighborhood. This time, United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
In Kalorama, one of Washington, D.C.’s most exclusive neighborhoods, buyers have the chance to own a residentially zoned land parcel owned by the French government. The lot adjoins the French ambassador’s private residence and is asking $5.6 million.
Joseph Hirshhorn, the founder of the Hirshhorn Museum, once housed his massive collection of paintings and sculptures from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in this Kalorama single-family home. It first landed on the market in September 2016.
If interested in buying a home in D.C., double check which areas are the most affordable with this graph. Real estate research site NeighborhoodX put all the data together, measuring the average neighborhood home prices by price per square foot.
In January 2016, Max Weinberg, the drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and bandleader on Conan O’Brien’s late-night talk shows, purchased this sophisticated stone home in Kalorama for $2.4 million.
While this Kalorama listing describes this seven-bedroom mansion as having a "commanding presence," with its swimming pool, five-car parking, and elevator, it’s languished since it was first listed in July 2013.
With neighbors like President Barack Obama and Ivanka Trump, the next big name to arrive to Kalorama is Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and Washington Post owner. Bezos is the owner of the former Textile Museum, located at 2320-2330 S Street NW.
On Monday, this five-bedroom, eight-bathroom mansion landed on the Kalorama market with a whopping asking price of $7.9 million. With this asking price, it ranks as the most expensive listing currently on the neighborhood’s market.
In 2015, the Textile Museum was one of D.C.’s priciest real estate sales of the year, selling for $19 million to an anonymous buyer. Now, the owner of the property plans to convert the 29,000-square-foot property into one of the city’s largest homes.
With almost 7,250 square feet of space to spare, this six-bedroom single-family home in Kalorama has landed on the market for $5.85 million. Constructed in c. 1919, this residence offers elegant entertaining rooms, high ceilings, and custom millwork.
Amongst future neighbors like Barack Obama, Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, have chosen Washington, D.C.’s Kalorama neighborhood as their new home. The six-bedroom single-family home chosen sold for $5.5 million in December 2016.
Unlike cities like Los Angeles or New York City, D.C. isn’t as well known for housing celebrities, unless they’re political. This year, though, there was a good number of celebrity homes that landed on the market or left the market with new owners.
For $2,395,000, homebuyers have the chance to live at the base of the Spanish Steps in Washington, D.C. Named after Rome’s Spanish Steps, the Spanish Steps in Kalorama are an urban arrangement constructed in 1911 by by local architect Robert E. Cook.
This single-family home, known as "The Coach House" for being a detached carriage house, has landed on the Kalorama market with three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms. There is also a brick patio and landscaped garden in the rear of the home.
NeighborhoodX compiled a list of the most expensive one-bedroom and two-bedroom listings currently on the D.C. market. Curbed has mapped the findings, in order from most to least expensive one-bedrooms and from most to least expensive two-bedrooms.
A developer renovated one 25-foot-wide c. 1912-built townhome in Kalorama and created four duplex condos, each contemporary and pretty pricey. This unit, costing $1.499 million, is on the market with two bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms.
If you're interested in sacrificing space for a better price, these are the condos you should keep your eyes on. Curbed has mapped the 10 smallest condos currently for sale in Washington, D.C. These listings range far and wide.
Before Joseph Hirshhorn founded his eponymous museum in Washington, D.C., he needed a location to house his massive collection of paintings and sculptures. With over 8,000 square feet to spare, this Kalorama listing was that location.
For those who believe that they know just about everything about the city’s real estate and development, Curbed has created this quiz. This quiz goes over everything, from the city’s rental data to the development history to the house styles.
For $1,595,000, homebuyers are able to nab a spot in the historic Dresden building in Kalorama. The Dresden is a Washington, D.C. landmark over 100 years old, constructed by one of the city's most notable architects, Harry Wardman.
For $5.75 million, homebuyers are able to nab a single-family home located only a block away from the Kalorama home that U.S. President Barack Obama will eventually reside in. The home features six bedrooms and six bathrooms across 5,406 square feet.
By the end of June, one of Washington, D.C.’s most expensive apartment buildings, The Hepburn, will open. The Kalorama development, located at 1901 Connecticut Avenue NW, will feature 195 apartments spread over 12 stories.
This is the Kalorama home that the Obamas will move to once the presidential term is over. This nine-bedroom, eight-and-a-half-bathroom residence was built in the 1920s and later renovated and expanded in 2011.
Earlier this year, the public learned that the Obamas were considering Kalorama or Embassy Row for a new place to stay. Just recently, the National Journal revealed that the family has made their choice, and Kalorama is the victor.