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$70,000 to Own a Triangle in Adams Morgan

by UrbanTurf Staff

$70,000 to Own a Triangle in Adams Morgan: Figure 1
1706 Florida Avenue NW

A month ago, WAMU's Martin Austermuhle wrote a fascinating piece about the history and peculiarities of DC's triangular plots of land. 

Now, one of those lots has been listed for sale in a popular part of town. 

1706 Florida Avenue NW (map) is a triangular piece of land where Florida Avenue NW meets V Street NW at the southern edge of Adams Morgan. The lot was listed for $70,000 by Farone Williams on Wednesday. 

The plot of land is zoned RA-2, which means that moderate density residential could be a possibilty on site, however lot occupancy and rear yard restrictions might make that difficult. The WAMU piece also pointed out that a house currently being constructed on a triangular lot in Manor Park ran into an issue when the city issued a stop work order because the property under construction looked as though it was encroaching on the sidewalk. 

While residential might not be an easy option here, it's certainly not impossible

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/70000-to-own-a-triangle-in-adams-morgan/13926

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