Property Crush

A Warm Industrial Feel in DC with the Modern Comforts of Home

published Apr 11, 2017
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For fans of the Warm Industrial look who aren’t interested in restoring an old factory or warehouse themselves, this 2-bedroom condo in DC offers the look and feel of a historical building but with plenty of modern amenities and luxury.


  • 772 Girard St Nw #2e Washington, DC
  • 2 bedroom | 2 bath | 1,670 sq ft
  • Located in the Columbia Heights/Shaw neighborhoods (with a walk score of 90)
  • $955,000
  • Property website

Things We Love About This Property Crush:

  • Located in The Helicopter Factory development, built in 2016, the property was formerly home to the Standard Material Co. and the Gyro Motor Co., owned by inventor Emile Berliner.
  • The home is laid out across three floors including a private roof deck sized for small get-togethers.
  • With a nod to its factory roots, there are many industrial-inspired details including exposed wood beams on the ceiling, industrial pipe/reclaimed wood shelving in the kitchen, and a sliding barn door between the master bed and bath.
  • The space boasts ample light including large paned windows in the dining room and second bedroom and floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room.
  • White oak flooring throughout and a floating staircase help keep the space feeling airy and bright.
  • An interesting feature in the kitchen is the custom-built, granite-topped rolling island.
  • A lofted den can house a home office, library or lounge.
  • A separate dining room makes the space dinner-party friendly.
  • The unit has central air conditioning as well as a ceiling fan in the living room.

Could this be the home for you? The home is listed by Sothebys. You can see more photos here.

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