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Find a Shaw Home and Live in Historic Washington, DC

Choose a Shaw home and live in historic DC.Join one of the oldest neighborhoods in the capital when you choose a Shaw home. This is quickly becoming one of the hippest areas and has plenty of character. There is an abundance of African American history, encompassing the area known as “Black Broadway.” Residents can still catch shows in the Lincoln Theatre and Howard Theatre. These historic landmarks hosted such acts as Cab Calloway, Pearl Bailey, and Duke Ellington. Music is a big part of life here, with the 9:30 Club also hosting a variety of alternative and rock acts in the multistory warehouse type space.

Find 19th-century row houses, condominiums, and some stand alone Shaw real estate. There are a variety of price points available depending on what you are looking for. There are some truly unique spaces available in Shaw, with many modern updates being done to old spaces. Also enjoy many areas of mixed residential and commercial space.

Shaw Real Estate Offers Great Shopping and Dining

Explore the architectural detail of the DC Metro and Shaw PropertiesTake advantage of a walkable lifestyle, with many shops and restaurants being located within Shaw. Popular shops and cafes are located at the Atlantic Plumbing and The Shay complexes. Check out Compass Coffee and La Colombe. Other popular shopping venues include CityCenterDC and Penn Quarter and Chinatown Neighborhood on the southern end of Shaw. Enjoy meals and a night out at the dog friendly Dacha Beer Garden, Espita Mezcaleria, The Dabney, or the Red Hen. Experience virtual reality at Augment VR Arcade and Bar and grab dessert at Buttercream Bakeshop.

Get out and stretch your legs in the outdoor areas in Shaw. Check out the African-American Civil War Memorial. Take the kids to play at the Kennedy Playground and take advantage of the Kennedy Recreation Center. Explore all of the historic and recreational attractions in the area thanks to public transportation and make the most out of living in the nation’s capital.

Latest Shaw Homes

$489,000
2 Beds 2 Baths DCDC2061488 MLS
Is it too good to be true? A real 2br/2ba condo unit in a SUPERB location for the price of a 1-bedroom, that is also updated, move-in ready, pet-friendly, with low fees, and amazing closet space? You're not dreaming, but this is a dream come true. Welcome to Unit #3 at 500 Florida Avenue NW! This unit offers all this and more. With a "Walk Score" of 96 ("Walker's Paradise") and a "Transit Score" of 79 ("Excellent Transit"), it is easy to live car-free and care-free in the City. Located at the nexus of several sought-after neighborhoods (Shaw, Ledroit, Logan, U St, and Bloomingdale) in a boutique, professionally managed condo building, this light-flooded second floor unit is a perfect in-town home base that is only a few short blocks to Metro (Shaw Howard U station) and other significant DC landmarks and destinations (including the Howard Theatre, Howard University, Ledroit Park, and the 9:30 Club). Dining options abound within the surrounding blocks, including the Royal, Shaw's Tavern, Right Proper Brewing, The Red Hen, Dacha Beer Garden, and BKK Cookshop. Inside, you'll find a smartly laid out, refreshed unit with high ceilings, refinished oak floors, fresh paint, recent HVAC (install May 2018), stainless steel appliances, new light fixtures, an in-unit washer and dryer, and streaming light from 3 exposures. The primary suite features a recently updated en suite primary bathroom with a jetted tub, and an unbelievably large walk in closet. The second bedroom is also spacious, with room enough for both a bed and a perfect work-from-home space in the window nook. Other features of this home include a semi-private entrance from 5th St NW (shared with only one other unit), shared extra storage, and a common gated patio. This home offers an incredible value to homebuyers and investors alike. Not to be missed.

500 Florida Ave Nw Unit #3, Washington

Listing courtesy of Compass.

$439,000
1 Beds 1 Baths DCDC2060600 MLS
Presenting the 2030 Atlantic Plumbing Condominium, designed by renowned architect, Morris Adjimi and built in 2014. This 6-story building featuring 63 unique condos offers a fresh and exciting new dynamic with modernly elegant industrial finishes that reflect the former use of the building as a plumbing supply company. Amenities of this community include concierge service, a rooftop residents lounge, a rooftop community gym, an outdoor rooftop terrace lounge with a fire pit, sunbathing lounge chairs, and grills and tables for dining al fresco. Additional amenities can be accessed at Atlantic Plumbing's sister rental building (with a $500 annual membership fee) which has a rooftop pool, spin cycle room, and large fitness center. 2030 Atlantic Plumbing is located in the heart of DC's most vibrant restaurant and nightlife scenes at the nexus of the Shaw and U Street neighborhoods. The new Whole Foods is just one block away. Entertainment venues of the Landmark Cinema, 9:30 Club, Howard Theatre, and the Lincoln Theatre are all just steps away. There are shopping options along Florida Avenue, U Street, and 14th Street. Maury Wills Field and Banneker Recreation Center are just one block away for enjoying the great outdoors. 2030 Atlantic Plumbing is pet-friendly and the Shaw Dog Park is approximately 6 blocks away. Your choice of Metro Stations is within 2-3 blocks. Plus, convenient multiple Metrobus lines provide additional carefree transportation around the city. Quick and easy access to 9th Street and Florida Avenue make getting in and out of the city a breeze.   Features of #310: This 1-bedroom 1-bath condo-home is made up of 544sf of smart and thoughtfully designed contemporary living. Gorgeous wide-plank wood floors and tall ceilings flow throughout the home. The modern European-style kitchen boasts an abundance of cabinets, open shelves, and a steel ledge. Quartz countertops and a Subway tile backsplash accent the kitchen, and it is complete with high-end appliances. The kitchen leads into the spacious open living room and dining room and provides for multiple furniture placement layouts. The dramatic wall of floor-to-ceiling west-facing windows fill the home with natural light and provide neighborhood and sunset views, and are appointed with custom window treatments. Two barn doors open into the queen-size bedroom which has a walk-through closet with two pocket doors that provide ensuite access to the bathroom. The dual entry bathroom is appointed with a floating vanity with storage, an oversized mirror, a steel ledge, designer tile, and a shower/tub. This home is complete with a coat closet and convenient in-home washer and dryer. The condo fee of $425.36 includes concierge services, water, sewer, trash and recycling removal, professional management, building operations, building insurance, snow removal, and building reserves. FHA & VA financing approved. 2030 Atlantic Plumbing offers the best of DC living! This home qualifies for a $10,000 closing cost or down payment grant that never has to be paid back! (Qualifications and restrictions apply.)

2030 8th St Nw Unit #310, Washington

Listing courtesy of DC Living Real Estate LLC.