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Homes in Georgetown sit amidst a thriving commercial and entertainment district in northwest DC. The primary commercial area is at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenu and M Street. Here one finds many bars, restaurants, and shops. The Shops At Georgetown Park contain many popular high end boutique shops. K street in Washington Harbor offers various waterfront dining options. The waterfront district also includes high end hotels such as a Ritz-Carlton, Westin, and Four Seasons. Famous landmarks include George Washington University and the Old Stone House, the oldest preserved building in the City of Washington. Georgetown real estate owners enjoy living in one of DC’s most vibrant areas.
Georgetown is one of the most affluent neighborhoods in Washington. It houses many politicians and lobbyists. Large foreign embassies neighbor traditional federal-era homes. Many Georgetown homes are preserved as part of a historic district. The 1765 Old Stone House, and the 19th century mansion known as Dunbarton Oaks, are amongst the area’s most cherished historical treasures.
At the western edge of Georgetown ones finds Georgetown University, founded as a Jesuit private university in 1789. The main campus covers approximately 100 acres. It includes 58 buildings, student residential building to accomodate 80% of graduates, several athletic facilities, and a prestigious medical school. Healy Hall, built between 1877 and 1879, stands as an architectural masterpiece and is a National Historic Landmark. It is build in the Flemish Romanesque style with Baroque elements, and contains the Office of the President.
Georgetown real estate owners have the option of sending their children to one of various prestigious university preparatory schools around the neighborhood. These include Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Georgetown Day School, and the Columbian Academy on N Street.
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