Forget granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. Washington's most sought-after condos have private elevators, soaring ceilings, and much more.
Jim Abdo slowly opens the heavy door to the flagship unit in his new Landmark Lofts condo building in the H Street corridor in Northeast DC. His footsteps echo on the Brazilian-cherry floors as he enters.
They bugged him. They begged him. Now, following eight years of hectoring and 15 months after leaving office, former mayor Anthony A. Williams has finally gone ahead and bought his first place ever, in the District.