Potomac Plaza Cooperative

Located at 2475 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037 | Foggy Bottom

Nicely positioned in Washington, DC’s Foggy Bottom neighborhood is the venerable Potomac Plaza cooperative building. Located at the corner of Virginia and New Hampshire Avenues, the nine-story structure is close to George Washington University, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the iconic Watergate complex with its recently renovated hotel and bar. Designed by the team of Dixon & Weppner and completed in 1956, Potomac Plaza with its cubist wings was widely chronicled at the time as an important case study in the emerging trend of post-war modernism.

Potomac Plaza is home to 273 co-op residences, ranging from studios to spacious two-bedroom floorplans. Many of the units have been renovated and remodeled by individual owners over the years, including new kitchens that have been opened up for a spacious feel. That said, common mid-century themes and finishes include parquet wood floors, and wide sliding windows. The building is known for its full service amenities and stellar views, the variety of which is complemented by four distinct wings. Next-door neighborhoods include the West End, Georgetown, and Downtown DC.

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Location is everything in Washington, DC, and Potomac Plaza can certainly claim some geographical bragging rights. The building has garage parking and is close to a confluence of major roadways including I-66, Jamal Khashoggi Way, and Virginia Avenue, allowing for a wealth of commuter driving options. It’s also between K Street and Constitution Avenue and strolling distance from the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station, not to mention the Kennedy Center free shuttle. The building has long been favored by those working at nearby colleges, financial institutions, embassies, and government agencies. It’s also convenient for commuters who have to cross the nearby Potomac River via the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge in order to get to Arlington or the Pentagon.

Residents at Potomac Plaza enjoy a large front lobby with a staffed front desk, 24-hour concierge and maintenance service, an excellent fitness center, a community room, laundry facilities, parking, extra storage for each unit, and a huge roof desk with highly impressive views of the river, monuments, and cityscapes. Whole Foods is a couple blocks away, and there’s lots of nearby restaurants including Founding Farmers DC, CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, North Italia, and Fiola Mare. Nearly 70 years after its completion, this mid-century modern cooperative remains a notable address and an intriguing option for condo and coop shoppers.

To learn more about Potomac Plaza, please call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-400-3040.


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Potomac Plaza Cooperatives, District of Columbia FAQs

Q: Is there a price range for coops at Potomac Plaza?

A: Prices at Potomac Plaza can fluctuate widely. That said, it is generally considered a competitively priced option, with recent closing prices ranging from the low to mid six figures.

Q: Is garage parking included with every apartment?

A: Spaces are available for rent in the parking garage.

Q: How far is it from Potomac Plaza to George Washington University?

A: The distance is about a half-mile, depending on what route you take and what part of the GWU campus you are headed to.

Q: Could I walk from Potomac Plaza to the Foggy Bottom Metro Station?

A: Yes, the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro is only about three blocks away.

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