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WFP Lists Stunning Duplex With Potomac River Views

April 13, 2020

Lenore G. Rubino and Karen Nicholson of Washington Fine Properties have listed an elegant corner unit duplex condominium in Arlington, Virginia. Offered At $1,150,000, this 2,380 square foot residence comes with three garage spots.

 

The owner is the original developer of the The Weslie, a building designed to maximize all the efficiencies of sharing "common use" space while preserving the pleasure of individual home living and personal privacy. The concept was to create a small, exclusive community of 43 individual homes within one elegant building.

 

The Weslie provides gracious living minutes from downtown Rosslyn, Georgetown, Key Bridge, Memorial Bridge, and Ronald Reagan International Airport. Its spectacular setting overlooks the Potomac River with views and access to the District. 

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This unique, hard to find three-bedroom duplex residence has two-and-a-half baths, a 24-foot long living room with 13-foot ceilings. A wall of glass opens onto a 21-foot private balcony with stunning views. The dining room also provides a spectacular view of the Potomac River with its Juliette balcony. 

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A dramatic curved staircase with hand-carved railing and spindles leads down to the main level. The kitchen features a separate breakfast room which also has incredible views.

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The luxurious master bedroom suite has a private balcony. The master suite includes a spacious walk-in closet and full, private bathroom. The entry level features two additional, well-sized bedrooms with large closets and beautiful views. A second full bathroom sits adjacent to the bedrooms.

 

Abundant storage and function is found in the hallway walk-in closet, linen closet and laundry/utility room.

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The entire freshly painted unit has refinished hardwood parquet floors. There’s a large outdoor parking area in front of building for guests, and a large owner's storage room right behind parking space. 

 

This dog-friendly building offers concierge service.  A secure camera monitors both interior and exterior of the building including the above ground parking garage.

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For more information, contact lenore.rubino@wfp.com 202.262.1261 and karen.nicholson@wfp.com 202.256.0474

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Stay Home DC

March 29, 2020

To mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Muriel Bowser issued Mayor’s Order 2020-053: Closure of Non-Essential Businesses and Prohibition on Large Gatherings During Public Health Emergency for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) effective through April 24, 2020.

 

On March 29, 2020 President Trump extended federal social distancing guidelines to April 30th.

 

This Mayor’s Order requires temporary closure of the on-site operation of all non-essential businesses and prohibits gatherings of 10 or more people.

 

The intent of the Order is to temporarily cease all non-essential business activities, including tour guides and touring services; gyms, health clubs, spas, and massage establishments; theaters, auditoriums, and other places of large gatherings; nightclubs; hair, nail, and tanning salons and barbershops; tattoo parlors; sales not involved in essential services; retail clothing stores; and professional services not devoted to assisting essential business operations.

 

Check out the resources for life at home, health, testing, recovery, food, and kids here.


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2020 Architecture & Design Film Festival Mar. 26-29

March 4, 2020

The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF: D.C.) will be held at The National Building Museum from March 26 through March 29, 2020.

 

Presented by The National Building Museum with the Revada Foundation of the Logan Family, over the course of four days, the festival will screen films that explore design and its connection to a range of issues including gender equity, income inequality, immigration, and religion―through the life and work of practitioners like Phyllis Lambert, Denise Scott Brown, Mario Botta, Bruce Goff, László Moholy-Nagy, Jørn Utzon, and Isamu Noguchi. 

From (Photo by: adfilmfest.com) From "Masters of Modern Design: The Art of the Japanese American Experience"

ADFF: D.C. begins with an Opening Night celebration and D.C. premiere of City Dreamers on the evening of Thursday, March 26, 2020.

 

The National Building Museum will be the venue for all films and will host screenings in three separate theaters, including one in the Museum’s iconic Great Hall, which has undergone a recent renovation. 

 

Between films, attendees can enjoy food and drink for purchase and relax in one of two Film Festival Lounges, featuring furniture donated by Herman Miller Collection and Design Foundry, and view a selection of AIA Film Challenge shorts. 

 

ADFF: D.C. is the first public program offered as part of the Museum’s 40th anniversary celebration, a year of exhibitions and programming that inspire curiosity about the world we design and build.

Full schedule and ticketing information is available here.


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