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WDC Bloomingdale Neighborhood Full of History & Diversity

There’s a new historic neighborhood in town. This may sound like an oxymoron, but when it comes to neighborhood designations, this is just what’s happened. The WDC Historic Preservation Board has recently designated Bloomingdale as the newest historic district.

The historical designation of the Bloomingdale neighborhood means a new process for any new construction or other work requiring a city permit. Before permits can be given, approval from the Historic Preservation Board must be granted. The key is to ensure any new or updated property changes fit in well with the dominating architectural style of row houses found in the neighborhood.

The Bloomingdale Historic District is bordered by N. Capitol Street to the east, 2nd Street NW to the west, Florida Avenue NW to the south and Channing Street NW to the north. According to the Neighborhood ranking site, Niche, Bloomingdale is an A rated neighborhood for several reasons. Most notably after the incredible real estate of Victorian and early American homes are the schools and neighborhood diversity.

Bloomingdale has three A rated schools including the A+ rated, number 1 ranked public school in Washington DC, The School Without Walls High School. Niche also gives the neighborhood an A rating for both ethnic and economic diversity and is ranked 13th for Best Places for Millennials to live in the Washington DC area. This is one urban village worth checking out if you’re thinking of moving to WDC.

With approximately 1,700 potentially historic buildings in the Bloomingdale neighborhood, individual owners can start applying for specific historic status of their properties starting in September. The historic designation of this neighborhood may mean a few more hoops to go through for those wishing to update their homes however, which is something to keep in mind if this neighborhood interests you as a buyer. Overall the benefits for homeowners are excepted to enhance property values which is common amongst properties in historical districts.

Read more about this historic announcement in this article published by WDC Curbed. When it’s time to buy or sell your property, work with a trusted, local Realtors® who understands how residential real estate is impacted by market changes and trends. ADMC Realty Group is pleased to serve the communities in and around the Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia areas. We’re ready to put our expertise to work for you from start to finish. Give us a call at (202)596-8101 or email us at [email protected].

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