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Tiber Island

  • Four-Level Tiber Island Townhouse – $774,900

    This four-level mid-century modern townhouse in the award-winning Tiber Island in Southwest DC was just listed for $774,900. Looks like it is open 1-4 pm tomorrow. Designed by Keyes, Lethbridge and Condon and built from 1963 to 1965, the the community of  four nine-story apartment towers and 85 single-family townhouses was designated as Read More >

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    November 5, 2016

  • Three-Level Townhome by Keyes, Lethbridge and Condon – $710K

    As part of the urban renewal efforts in Southwest during the 1960s, the Redevelopment Land Agency selected a design for a mix of middle-class housing in the form of high-rise buildings and townhomes connected by a web of open spaces by the local modern architectural firm of Keyes, Lethbridge and Read More >

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    March 16, 2015

  • Two Tiber Island Townhouses in Southwest

    Following up on my last post about the D.C. Preservation League’s upcoming  lecture on Southwest, I thought it was a good opportunity to highlight some homes for sale in the area. Here are listings for two townhouses (a 3 bed/2.5 bath for $529K and a 2 bed/2.5 bath for $599K) in Read More >

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    February 19, 2013

  • Modern Snapshot: Southwest and Mies’ MLK Library

    A couple of shots from Sunday. 
    Saint Augustine Episcopal Church, 1966, by Alexander Cochran of the Baltimore firm, C, S & D, Inc. Nice example of a saddle roof. Tiber Island apartment building (Keyes, Lethbridge and Condon) can be seen in the back.
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    June 1, 2009

  • A Tour of Southwest

    More than 50 years ago, Southwest D.C. underwent a massive transformation, representing the largest urban renewal project in U.S. history. The project covered 113 blocks, more than 450 acres and led to the relocation of more than 20,000 residents. Amid new development in the area, the question is how Read More >

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    October 14, 2008

  • D.C. Preservation League to Hold Trio of Modern Events

    The D.C. Preservation League is holding a trio of modern-related events in the coming months. The League’s DC Modern Fall 2008 programming kicks off this Saturday (Oct. 4) with a walking tour, “Southwest DC: Renewal at Risk,” which will focus on the area’s urban renewal projects from the 1950s and Read More >

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    September 29, 2008

  • Southwest: Tiber Island and Carrollsburg Square

    As part of the urban renewal efforts in Southwest during the 1960s, the Redevelopment Land Agency selected a design for a mix of middle-class housing in the form of high-rise buildings and townhomes connected by a web of open spaces by the local modern architectural firm of Keyes, Lethbridge and Read More >

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    February 18, 2008