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460 New York Ave condos go on sale

460 New York Ave NW

Sales at 460 New York Ave. NW officially kick off on March 20.
Located in Mount Vernon Triangle, the Bozzuto Homes high-rise at the corner of L St. and New York Ave will add 63 swish dwellings to the neighborhood. DC’s WDG is the architect on the project; among other projects, it designed 1602 L Street NW and the Ashton, which feature similar glass-and-metal skins.
Being completed now in the 11-story building:  studio, one-bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den, and two-bedroom units. The smallest units will be about 470 square feet; the largest, north of 1,050 square feet. For a limited time, buyers will be able to have input into their units cabinet finishes, flooring, tiling and other accents.
Prices for the condominiums are expected to range from the low $400s to the mid $700s.
Building amenities will include a garage system with a space-saving lift mechanism, the second of its kind in Washington but fairly common in Europe. The building, originally built in 1929 as a warehouse, is also a half-mile or less from each of two Metro stations, Mount Vernon Square on the Yellow and Green lines and Gallery Place on the Red line.
A 3,000 square-foot rooftop deck/penthouse will include both lounge and patio areas.
Greenbelt, Md.-based Bozzuto first got approval on the project in 2008, but had to scale down original plans for 80 units. Some local back-and-forth about the long-empty warehouse’s historical preservation designation, as documented on The Triangle, also slowed the pace of development.

Read more articles by Amy Rogers Nazarov.

Amy Rogers Nazarov is a Washington, D.C.-based journalist with more than 25 years experience as a staff reporter and a freelance writer, covering technology, adoption, real estate, and lifestyle topics from food & drink to home organizing. Her byline has appeared in Cooking Light, The Washington Post, Slate, Washingtonian, The Writer, Smithsonian, The Washington Post Express, The Baltimore Examiner, The Sacramento Bee, Cure, The Washington Times, Museum, and many other outlets. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists & Authors and tweets at @WordKitchenDC.
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