City Homes, a newly completed collection of 45 spacious townhome-style residences, is perfectly situated within Eckington, a historic enclave in Washington, D.C. Known for its idyllic Victorian rowhomes and beautiful tree-lined streets, Eckington is one of Washington D.C.’s oldest and most iconic neighborhoods – undergoing a significant transformation.
Developed by Grosvenor, an international property group with over 340 years of experience, City Homes offers home buyers a unique opportunity to own a piece of this historic neighborhood. Residences feature thoughtfully designed multi-story layouts, contemporary finishes, and private outdoor living spaces. City Homes is now move-in ready and already 50% sold.
Located in the new heart of Eckington, Quincy Lane, City Homes residents have the distinct advantage of walking out their front door into an array of boutique dining and entertainment experiences along a beautifully paved pedestrian-friendly woonerf.
With more than 60,000 square feet of retail, including notable eateries, such as Union Kitchen and active pursuits at Brooklyn Boulders, there’s always something new to discover.
Across the street from City Homes is two acres of recreational space, including a children’s play area, dog park, and green areas at Alethia Tanner Park Extend your trip to the park with a stroll or bike ride on the Metropolitan Branch Trails.
City Homes is also a short walk from the lively Union Market neighborhood. Deemed the cultural and culinary epicenter of D.C., Union Market is home to the city’s two largest food marketplaces, multiple high-end dining options including Saint Anselm and Masseria, a range of local eateries, diverse shopping including known favorites like Trader Joe’s, and an eclectic mix of boutique retailers and artisans. Also nearby are Pub and the People, Red Hen, Big Bear Café, and a long list of options in Bloomingdale.
The entire city is within reach thanks to the neighborhood’s proximity to D.C.’s metro system. The red line’s NoMa station is just blocks away from City Homes, providing easy access to downtown DC.
City Homes Floor Plans
City Homes showcases the best multi-story living with spacious, light-filled layouts offering an open, airy feel. Residences feature up to 1,725 square feet of carefully-crafted living space with areas to work from home, and up to 525 square feet of private outdoor space. A selection of floorplans are available, with one-bedroom homes starting from $699,900; two-bedroom homes starting from $794,900, and three-bedroom homes starting from $999,900.
One featured floorplan, A1, highlights two bedrooms and 2.5 baths, which includes a primary ensuite with a double-sink vanity. An LG Smart Wifi washer and dryer set is conveniently located between the bedrooms on the upper level. The lower level is an entertainer’s dream, with a large, luxury kitchen connected to dining and living areas. Walk out of the living room to a generous private terrace. The third floor features an additional terrace for entertaining and admiring the city views. The lower level is an entertainer’s dream, with a large, industrial-style kitchen connected to dining and living areas. Walk out of the living room to a generous private terrace.
Another featured plan, H1, a 3 bedroom and 3.5 bath home, boasts nearly 1,500 square feet of interior living space plus 300 square feet of private outdoor living. You’ll find the familiar expansive living and entertaining space on the lower level but with an added extended primary suite on the second floor along with a house-width-sized terrace located off the guest room. This plan’s most notable divergence is the addition of a third-floor living space, which features a second primary suite with a huge walk-in closet, additional ensuite bath, and large private outdoor space. The third floor features an additional terrace for entertaining and admiring the city views.
As you walk through the residential corridors, discover a series of abstract artwork created by three DC-based artists. Grosvenor has a long-standing history of supporting local artists and creators within the communities they are active.
More plans are available, each thoughtfully designed to maximize space utilization and connect with the outdoors.
Finishes and features
Each City Homes residence has received a carefully curated palette of finishes and features by award-winning Cecconi Simone, a multi-disciplinary international interior design practice. The level of expertise carries throughout each home.
A perfect pairing of function and style remains top-of-mind, as is evidenced in every touch from the sleek, luxury kitchens to storage-conscious spaces throughout.
Custom soft-close cabinets, a Fisher Paykel appliance package, and modern finishes—including quartz counters and full-height quartz backsplashes adorn the modern chef’s kitchen.
Oversized casement windows bathe each home in natural light, while carefully configured private outdoor living spaces converge with the home’s flow to invite the outdoors in.
Dark plumbing fixtures, Porcelanosa tile, wide-plank flooring, and designer accents give each home a custom, elevated feel which is further enhanced by tech-forward solutions like LED under-cabinet lighting, LG Smart WiFi laundry sets, and more.
With a global track record of over 340 years and a trusted reputation in the Washington, DC area built over the past 30 years, Grosvenor has developed, owned, and operated many notable residential and office projects in the Central Business District, Navy Yard, and 14th street neighborhoods. By recently expanding into the vibrant NE neighborhoods of Union Market and Eckington, Grosvenor aims to make long-term contributions to neighborhoods and communities through their development activities like City Homes.
To view the homes in person, check out open houses or schedule a private tour.