“If I Had $1.5 Million” Listing: Spacious Loft Penthouse in Capitol Hill

by Mark Wellborn


Conjuring up images of the pads that athletes or movie stars show off on MTV Cribs, this massive loft-like penthouse in the Bryan School Lofts is a fairly jaw dropping unit. Given that it is a two-bedroom condo, it is much more fitting for a wealthy bachelor (or bachelorette) than a family, but the layout will make the eventual owner happy regardless of who it is. There are 20-foot ceilings, huge windows from the property’s schoolhouse days, an enormous kitchen and living area, and a private roof terrace with views of the Capitol. More details and photos below.

Living and Kitchen Area
Master Bedroom
Doors to Terrace Off Family Room
Roof Terrace
  • Address: 1315 Independence Avenue SE, #34 (map)
  • Price: $1,595,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 2,304
  • For the full listing, click here.

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  1. SImonF said at 9:52 am on Friday February 5, 2010:

    Place looks incredible. Can’t afford it, but it looks incredible.

  1. Janson said at 12:19 pm on Friday February 5, 2010:

    Possibly the first luxury unit featured here that I could actually see myself in, which in a way is much more painful than the rest of the luxury posts.

  1. AP said at 1:08 pm on Friday February 5, 2010:

    Wow, this place is gorgeous.  I wonder what the surrounding neighborhood is like though.  Looks like it’s fairly close to a Metro stop and Eastern Market.

  1. SWester said at 4:45 pm on Friday February 5, 2010:

    Gorgeous patio and family room, but I just don’t care for those high-ceiling loft-style living rooms.  It looks like you’re living in a restaurant downtown.

  1. Mike said at 12:23 pm on Monday February 8, 2010:

    Those posts coming down into the middle of the kitchen seem pretty inconvenient.  A small inconvenience but for $1.5 I’m just saying…..

  1. Rick Bosl said at 11:25 am on Wednesday February 10, 2010:

    This place looks incredible!

  1. BigNickSF said at 9:32 pm on Wednesday February 24, 2010:

    The main problem with this unit that you can’t see in the photos is the floating stairs up to the patio, they’re just begging for a drunken skull injury.

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