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Why Live Here?

Watergate East, a luxury high rise cooperative registered as a National Landmark, is composed of 240 residences, and is located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, DC. Foggy Bottom itself is an historic district comprised of other luxury high rises and private homes. Watergate East residents have access to an array of amenities located both within the building and on the beautifully landscaped 10-acre grounds. Within walking distance of the Metro Orange line (Foggy Bottom/GWU station), Watergate East's groundbreaking architectural design (mid-century) and design elements (building shape, form, details and application of materials), as well as gardens and landscaping created by a top designer and recreated between 2009 and 2015, provide a uniqueness and luxury unparalleled in the District of Columbia metropolitan area.

Watergate East Building Amenities

Thinking of purchasing here at Watergate East? Consider these building amenities:

  • Welcoming entrance with porte-cochere drop off area
  • Easy access to downtown D.C., Northern Virginia and the entire eastern seaboard
  • Easy access to National Airport
  • Outstanding views of national monuments, Potomac River
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24/7 security
  • Uniformed doormen to greet residents and guests and attend to deliveries and other requests
  • Restricted access to the heated garage, with closed-circuit TV monitoring (taped) in public areas and garage
  • On site general manager
  • On site management office to oversee building, staff and operations
  • Secure indoor underground heated garage parking (direct access to building)
  • Solid concrete construction and other high quality building materials and methods promoting energy conservation, sound insulation and privacy
  • Conversion(2010) to latest in convector heating (major energy saving project)
  • Individual storage units in lower level
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lending library
  • Pets allowed (some restricions)
  • Taxicab stand in driveway (direct access from lobby)
  • Metrobus stop at front door
  • Retail mall - hair salon, nail boutique, barber, art gallery and framing shop, CVS, deli (The Deli), pizza eatery (Campono), Mediterranean café (Zeitoun), dry cleaner, dental offices, US Post Office
  • Access to GWU main library and reduced rates at GWU classes
  • Cable television & Internet ready
  • Maintenance staff
  • Engineering staff
  • Apartment Amenities:
    • individual room controls for heating and cooling
    • year round HVAC
    • 167 floor plans
    • long, wide balconies with views of the city and river
    • service entrance into kitchens from hall
    • soundproofing (the highest rated when built) including insulation under floors to inhibit vertical noise transmission
    • double brick fire walls between apartments
  • Balconies or terraces for each residence
  • Public roof terraces accessible for all residents
  • Rooftop terraces with world-class panoramic views of Washington DC's monuments, the Pentagon and the idyllic Georgetown waterfront - landscaping along with hardscape detailing integrated into the design of the building
  • In-house intercom system
  • Bicycle storage (secure)
  • Delivery service by doorman or self-service carts in the garage
  • Power grid has never failed (since 1964 groundbreaking)
  • Attractive public landscaped grounds, planters, patios and roof terraces
  • Covered or underground walkways connect all of the complex buildings
  • Building website accessible to residents for news and information from management
  • Electronic communication with desk, engineers and office management
  • Corridor fresh air/humidification system
  • High water pressure in sinks and showers
  • Upgraded (2012), state of art, fire and life safety system with smoke evacuation mechanism in corridors and direct tie-in to the front desk and the monitoring company in the event a smoke or carbon monoxide detector sounds-off in any unit
  • Next door to John F. Kennedy National Center for Performing Arts
  • Within 3 blocks of
           Foggy Bottom Metro (orange line)
           Trader Joe's & Whole Foods
           Fine and casual restaurants
           George Washington University & Hospital
           Car Wash
           Gas Stations
  • Within 5 to 8 blocks of:
           World Bank
           State Department
           White House
           National Mall
           Ritz Carlton Sports Club/LA


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