Below Asking: The Penthouse of an Architect

  • October 16th 2023

by UrbanTurf Staff

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In Below Asking this week, UrbanTurf takes a look at two homes recently featured on UrbanTurf that ultimately sold for below their asking price.


$50,000 Below Asking For The Penthouse of an Architect

After helping to remodel and convert the Rainbow Autobody & Painting Company building in Logan Circle to condos in 2004, architect Steven Dickens and his partner bought the penthouse, which recently sold at a $49,000 discount from its $1.399 million asking price. The open living area is modern - with a stark white interior, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlook a wide private patio, which spans the length of the condo. A fireplace is sandwiched by two tall built-in, recessed bookshelves. The primary suite offers two walk-in closets, and a workplace with a wall-length built-in desk space is found just around the corner from the bedroom. 

  • Full Listing: 1445 Church Street NW, #43 (map)
  • List Price: $1,399,000
  • Sales Price: $1,350,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,250
  • Year Built: 1929
  • Listing Agents: Ed Carp & William Wilson, Compass

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A $14,000 Discount For a One-Bedroom in Mount Pleasant 

This one-bedroom in the Cliffbourne House recently sold at a $14,000 discount. The open-concept floor plan allows for plenty of space for a variety of furniture setups, and a gas fireplace sits in the middle of the room. Upon entry, a corner kitchen has a half wall, natural wood cabinetry, dark counters, hanging lights and an exposed brick backsplash. A large ledge outside the windows could be the perfect place for flower pots or a small urban garden set-up. 

  • Full Listing: 1855 Calvert Street NW, Unit 502 (map
  • List Price: $449,000 
  • Sales Price: $435,000
  • Bedrooms: One 
  • Bathrooms: One 
  • Square Feet: 853 
  • Year Built: 1915 
  • HOA Dues: $444/month
  • Listing Agent: Toni Ghazi, Compass 

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