Condos for Sale in Dupont Circle, Washington DC

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Capital Properties DC AB15253

Like many areas of Washington, Dupont Circle has had more than one life.  It began in 1821 as Pacific Circle but changed to Dupont Circle in 1884 when a bronze statue was erected to Rear Admiral Samuel Francis duPont in recognition of his Civil War service. That statue was replaced in 1921 by a double-tiered white marble fountain, designed by sculptor Daniel Chester French and architect Henry Bacon. Three classical figures, symbolizing the Sea, the Stars and the Wind are carved on the fountain's central shaft.  This is the statue that you see in the background of all the events that take place in Dupont Circle each year, such as the popular snow ball fights or the race at Halloween. 

The Dupont Circle Historic District  was developed in the last quarter of the 19th century and the early years of the 20th century. Two types of housing are most common :palatial mansions and freestanding residences and three-and-four-story rowhouses.  Many of the larger homes have become embassies, such as the Iraqi or Columbian embassies, or private clubs, like the Sulgrave Club.  Some of the rowhouses are still single family homes, but many have been turned into small condo communities with between two and six or eight condos.  The conversion of old rowhomes has resulted in some fascinating architectural details, such as a two bedroom two bath condo on Corcoran that recently went under contract with 22 offers!


If you think Dupont Circle is the place that you want to call home, check out these wonderful condos.  They range in price from the low 300s to well over $1M - and you will love living there - regardless of your address!  Then call the Lise Howe Group to make an appointment to find your dream home!  We are at 240-401-5577 or email us at


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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Families on the move will certainly appreciate your local community reports.

May 15, 2019 07:04 AM #1
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Lise. Condo sales in the downtown Chicago area have slowed for many reasons but primarily over the issue of real estate taxes. Enjoy your day!

May 15, 2019 07:15 AM #2
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Good morning, Lise... I remember the days when Dupont Circle was not a place you wanted to walk alone in the dark back in the 1960's. How things have changed in the DC area. From what I hear, Dupost Circle is one of the "in" places to be living these days.

May 15, 2019 07:33 AM #3
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hi Lise - Dupont Circle was my home for a few years while living in the District so reports like this bring back memories.  Not quite Civil War or the 1960s but good memories.  

May 15, 2019 08:59 AM #4
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good afternoon Lise - it certainly must be a great experience living on Dupont Circle.

May 15, 2019 09:37 AM #5
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Plenty of condos to choose from, anyone interested should definitely pick up the phone and give you a call.

May 15, 2019 11:10 AM #6
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

Wayne Martin - have I told you that my daughter is coming to University of Chicago for an MBA - I don't think I will be buying a condo for her - but good to know that the situation for housing may be a little better for tenants - at least I hope so! What are they doing regardin taxes that is tanking the market - 

May 15, 2019 06:38 PM #7
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Lise.

Just curious, what is the average time on market for those condos?  

May 16, 2019 02:09 AM #8
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Lise I loved James Dray  question and needless to say  Dupont Circle is world re-known thanks to you, Endre

May 16, 2019 11:52 PM #9
Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656 - New Lenox, IL
708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience

This property just looks like it would be so interesting to appraise ... and transact, Lise Howe ... thank you for sharing some of its story.  


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