October 17, 2014 Mid-Century Modern

Sold: Condo in MCM River Towers – $159K


If you are looking for small condo in a mid-century modern building near Old Town, take a look at my new listing. The 1 bed/1 bath unit is located in the River Towers complex, which was built in 1963 in the International Style and tucked among 26 beautiful park-like acres of private land. It is listed for $159K.


The community of three white-brick modernist buildings is peaceful and private and bordered by the National Park Service’s Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve and county parks.  The 670 square-foot unit is freshly painted with original parquet floors, large windows, excellent closet space and has a separate kitchen entrance.



Condo fee of $384 includes all utilities. Just 2 miles south of Old Town, River Towers is close to the GW Parkway, Mt. Vernon Bike Trail and Potomac River. There is a bus stop for easy access to Huntington Metro station. Below is a shot of the glass-walled lobby.



Residents can enjoy pools, tennis courts, exercise rooms, rooftop terraces, garden plots, a picnic grove with grills, basketball court, playground, volleyball field, and Club Room. Plenty of amenities are within a three block radius, including grocery store, drug store, post office, bank, library, restaurants, an elementary school and recreation center. Ample off-street parking is available for residents and guests.