The Carthage Condominium

Located at 2301 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008 | Kalorama

One of the most stylish and elegant residential buildings in Washington, DC, The Carthage is home to just 27 spacious luxury condominiums. Built in 1921, the eight-story Beaux Arts structure has a curved triangular shape that comports to its lot at the corners of Connecticut Avenue, Kalorama Road, Ashmead Place, and 20th Street NW in the affluent Kalorama neighborhood. The Carthage sits opposite from another grand old building with a curved façade, The Dresden.

Apartments at The Carthage come in a variety of floorplans, from studios to three bedrooms. The vast majority, however, are two-bedroom models with 2.5 baths. Sizes run from 498 square feet for the lone studio unit to 2,028 for the only three-bedroom residence. The building is surrounded by lush, manicured lawns with stately shade trees along the bordering streets.

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The Carthage was designed by Ernest C. Hunter and G. Neal Bell, prolific architects of the era whose other notable buildings include the nearby 2029 Connecticut Avenue. With its jutting cornice and distinctive shape, the former apartment building was renovated and converted to condos in 1980. Many of the units have seen further remodeling since that time.

The Carthage is listed in the Kalorama Historic District, as well as the National Register of Historic Places. The residences typically feature hardwood floors, high ceilings, wood-burning fireplaces, and formal dining rooms. Most of the units have private outdoor spaces, most often in the form of generously sized terraces that are accessible from both the den and the primary bedroom suite. The galley kitchens have seen various eras of renovation and have sometimes been opened to the living areas.

Residents at The Carthage enjoy a lovely lobby with a staffed front desk, concierge, and doorman. There is also a clubroom, a fitness centers, a conference room, garage parking, and an impressive roof deck with views of the city and its landmarks. This is a very walkable neighborhood, close to Rock Creek Park, Kalorama Park, and Mitchell Park. The highly rated Sushi Ogawa restaurant is next-door to The Dresden, with Connecticut Avenue leading directly to Dupont Circle and its many fabulous pubs, eateries, galleries, and yoga studios. Kalorama has long been known for its embassies, landmarks like the Spanish Steps, opulent homes, and political figures including multiple past U.S. presidents.

To learn more about condos for sale at The Carthage, please call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-929-3600.

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The Carthage condos, DC FAQs

Q: Does The Carthage have parking?

A: Yes, the building has underground parking which is accessible via an entrance on Ashmead Place.

Q: Is it a pet-friendly condominium?

A: Yes, pets are welcome. There are several grassy areas to walk your dog, and Rock Creek Trail is also nearby.

Q: If I were working in the downtown DC area, how would I get there from The Carthage?

A: You can drive south on Connecticut Avenue. The distance is a little over a mile.

Q: How often do units become available at The Carthage?

A: There is no way to predict when owners will sell their units. However, with only 27 residences, availability can be limited.

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