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The community of Eckington in Washington, D.C., is famous for being one of the city's oldest neighborhoods. The land was first developed as a private estate in 1830 and converted to a neighborhood in 1887. Today, Eckington is a charming, family-friendly residential area that attracts people who prefer a small-town atmosphere, while still enjoying all the amenities of big-city life. Instead of offices and industrial complexes, you'll find historic, single-family houses, townhouses, condos and apartments. The Eckington neighborhood also boasts a thriving business community, and is the D.C. home of Sirius XM Radio.


The almost exclusively residential neighborhood of Eckington provides terrific value, beautiful homes, clean parks, easy access to all of the Washington DC area, and a powerful sense of community. Just ten minutes from downtown Washington, nestled between Brentwood, Truxton Circle, and Bloomingdale Eckington is referred to by locals as DC’s “quiet little secret.” The neighborhood was developed in the early 20th century soon after a streetcar was extended into the area. A strong sense of community is apparent with several parks and playgrounds jam-packed with families. This neighborhood is becoming increasingly popular with young families and professionals.


Student life thrives here as Eckington boasts both McKinley Technology High School and Howard University. However, the community is more family-oriented than college-oriented. People of all ages can enjoy the Harry Thomas Sr. Recreation Center, an urban paradise with grassy fields. Nearby, one can enjoy the 412-acre National Arboretum, a botanical sanctuary resplendent with beautiful flowers and trees. Close by is the Howard Theater, which offers a full roster of live shows and concerts. Eckington restaurants range from fast-food favorites to family-style eateries with D.C.'s famed nightlife just minutes away. With so many students in the area, Eckington apartments are always popular, but this real estate market also boasts a diverse array of homes as well as condos and duplexes for sale. Homes for sale in Eckington can range from smaller, single-family units to spacious, three- and four-bedroom homes. Many of the area's houses are beautiful, refurbished Victorian structures, but you'll also find row houses in a range of colors. With so much architectural diversity, there's a residence in Eckington  that fits every taste and lifestyle. With a population just under 4,000, Eckington’s boundaries run from Washington’s Metro Brentwood Yard on the east to Florida Avenue on the south, Rhode Island Avenue on the north to North Capitol Street on the west. The convenient location of Eckington adds to the desirability of the neighborhood.

 Locals enjoy access to a playground, dog park and abundant green space at Alethia Tanner Park, plus the ease of connecting up with the Metropolitan Branch Trail.


With so many students in the area, Eckington apartments are always popular, but this real estate market also boasts a diverse array of homes as well as condos and duplexes for sale. Homes for sale in Eckington can range from smaller, single-family units to spacious, three- and four-bedroom homes. Many of the area's houses are beautiful, refurbished Victorian structures, but you'll also find row houses in a range of colors. With so much architectural diversity, there's a residence in Eckington to fit every taste and lifestyle.

The industrial atmosphere is confined to the neighborhood’s eastern edge while the rest of Eckington boasts a range of housing options from condos to small and large rowhouses to fixer-uppers to new developments.


The same tumult of nearby and booming areas.

Surrounded by some of the city's busiest thoroughfares, Eckington is an unexpectedly quiet reprieve from the hustle and bustle of its borders. The small neighborhood in Northeast Washington is tucked among Florida Avenue, Rhode Island Avenue and North Capitol Street but is mainly residential within those borders.

The small neighborhood in Northeast Washington is tucked among Florida Avenue, Rhode Island Avenue and North Capitol Street but is mainly residential within those borders. McKinley Technology High School serves as a central point, sitting atop a hill and overlooking the clusters of townhouses that line the surrounding streets.

Walking the streets along Eckington’s eastern half, passersby can hear the trains roaring by the old warehouses and manufacturing plants. For many residents, the grittiness of Eckington’s industrial past provides a real city feel. There’s an asphalt recycling plant and the Amtrak tracks run through here, so it has this feel of true urbanity. 

Despite its traffic woes, Eckington is an extremely walkable neighborhood that offers immediate connection to other parts of the city.



In Northeast D.C Eckington offers an oasis of calm amid the commotion of the city.

Residents young and old enjoy spending time at the Harry Thomas Sr. Recreation Center, with a popular swimming pool as well as basketball and tennis courts, a fitness track, and playground.

The historical Howard Theater brings a variety of live performances including concerts, launch parties, stand-up comedy, and gospel music all without needing to go too far away from home.

Crispus Attucks Park adds to the beauty found in Eckington. Located on the boundary of  Eckington and Bloomingdale, this hidden gem reflects the rich history of the area. The oasis of trees and flowers takes up a little over one acre, stretching a city block. 

Situated at 1105 N. 1st Street North on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FreshFarm Farmers Market has served as a quintessential Sunday morning community gathering place where neighbors and friends meet to socialize while shopping locally for decades. FreshFarm promotes sustainable agriculture and improves food access in the northeast region. The nonprofit organization offers “Footprints Summer Camp At Home '' where daily activities such as cooking classes for kids happen on Instagram Live. 

There is a walkable distance to restaurants, bars and groceries stores, and most attractions are 20-30 minutes by metro at the most.

Situated in the northeast part of the region, Eckington is located one mile north of Washington, D.C., and is surrounded by the neighborhoods of Bloomingdale, NoMa, Brentwood, and Edgewood. There's quick and easy access to downtown D.C. both by car or Metro.

With so many amenities, it's not surprising that Eckington is a popular choice for those who prefer a small-town atmosphere with big-city conveniences just minutes away.  Metro buses run through Eckington and two metro stations on the Red Line serve the neighborhood as well: NoMa-Gallaudet U at the southeast corner and Rhode Island Avenue-Brentwood at the northeast corner. Interstate 395 launches two miles southwest of Eckington, leading to Virginia or DC Route 295 (Anacostia Freeway) via-695.

Newest Eckington Homes and Condos for Sale

3 Beds 3 Baths
Welcome to this stunning Eckington home with a prime location and an array of incredible features. This 2BR + Den and 2.5 bath condo was newly constructed in 2017 and looks brand new. With high ceilings and spanning 1962 square feet across two levels, it offers ample space for comfortable living. The open concept layout creates a seamless flow from room to room, making it perfect for entertaining guests or enjoying quality time relaxing at home. The rich oak hardwood floors throughout the home add elegance and warmth. The kitchen is a home cook's dream, featuring fresh white cabinetry, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances. The gas cooking range and hood is perfect for testing your favorite recipes, while the abundance of storage space allows for easy organization. The kitchen island offers more storage, a built-in microwave, and seating for 4. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or enjoying a quiet meal, this kitchen is sure to impress. The home boasts two large bedrooms, offering plenty of space for relaxation and privacy. Each bedroom provides a serene retreat, with ample natural light and a neutral color palette. The bathrooms are beautifully designed with gorgeous tile and fixtures. A full size washer and dryer are conveniently on the bedroom level. The large den is a perfect home office or guest space. Your assigned parking space is out back, so you'll never have to worry about finding a spot. The rear deck provides a wonderful space for outdoor entertaining or simply taking a break outside. Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Eckington, this home offers the best of city living. You'll love the proximity to Union Market, NoMa, Bloomingdale, and Shaw, where you have access to an array of restaurants, shops, transportation, and entertainment options. Explore the nearby parks and take advantage of the vibrant city life right at your doorstep. Don't miss the opportunity to make this beautiful home yours. Schedule a showing today.

16 T St Ne Unit #1, Washington

Listing courtesy of Compass. Contact: (301) 298-1001

1 Beds 1 Baths
Located in close proximity to the Metropolitan Branch Trail, this elegant 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom residence seamlessly combines urban convenience with contemporary amenities. The abundance of natural light illuminates every corner, thanks to the large windows gracing each room. The open living/dining room combo offers a spacious area for relaxation and entertainment, and the primary bedroom, large enough to accommodate a king-size bed, boasts abundant storage in its closet. The heart of this home, the open kitchen, is well-laid out and features gleaming granite counters paired with stainless steel appliances. Chefs will appreciate the gas range and the abundant storage, ensuring every culinary tool has its place. Engineered wood floors add warmth and style throughout the home. The recently renovated bathroom shines with its custom tile work in the walk-in shower, bringing a touch of luxury to everyday routines. This unit's location at the back of a smaller 12-unit building ensures peace and tranquility, away from street noise. Added security is provided by a new entry system, ensuring residents' peace of mind. Additional amenities that elevate daily living include an in-unit washer/dryer, central air/heat, and a basement storage unit, perfect for those extra items that need a space of their own. For the pet lovers, this building is pet-friendly, ensuring your furry companions feel just as at home. Boasting an enviable location, residents will enjoy effortless commutes, whether it's a short bike ride to Yang’s Market, Union Market, Trader Joe's, and Harris Teeter or a leisurely stroll with a pet to a nearby dog park or Wunder Garten. The neighboring spots, The Pub & The People, Boundary Stone, Bryant Street Food Hall, or Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, further accentuate its vibrant surroundings. For those commuting, both NoMa and Rhode Island metro stations are easily accessible on foot, and bus routes ensure swift journeys downtown. Parking is stress-free with ample street space right in front of the building, and the tight-knit community guarantees a neighborhood of friendly and supportive neighbors. In essence, this abode masterfully bridges urban living with modern comfort, positioning itself as an oasis for those who desire both convenience and luxury.

2004 3rd St Ne Unit #203, Washington

Listing courtesy of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.. Contact:

3 Beds 3 Baths
Welcome to 221 Rhode Island NE, a charming and meticulously maintained rowhome in Eckington, Washington, D.C. This exceptional property offers a harmonious blend of classic elegance and modern convenience, making it the perfect place to call home. Situated in the highly sought-after neighborhood of Eckington, this prime location offers the quintessential D.C. experience . A quick ten-minute walk to the Rhode Island Avenue /Brentwood Metro Station makes your daily commute a breeze. Easy access to an array of dining, shopping, and entertainment options, including the vibrant restaurants of Bloomindgale. This stunning home showcases timeless Federal rowhome architectural details, including the original hardwood floors in excellent condition, a skylight, a walk-out balcony on the second floor, and a welcoming front porch. A classic design that seamlessly blends with the character of the neighborhood. The open-concept living and dining areas provide an ideal space for entertaining friends and family. A spacious basement provides extra living and storage space. The outdoor storage pod in the backyard will convey with the property. Fee simple ownership, no HOA. Whether you're looking for a long-term investment, your forever home or both, 221 Rhode Island NE offers an opportunity to be part of a thriving community. This property will not last long - schedule a showing today!

221 Rhode Island Ave Ne, Washington

Listing courtesy of CENTURY 21 New Millennium. Contact: (202) 546-0055

3 Beds 2 Baths
Welcome to this beautifully renovated row house located in the popular neighborhood of Eckington. This classic home seamlessly blends modern updates with the rich history of its 100-year-old charm. Step onto the inviting covered front porch, perfect for enjoying conversations with neighbors. The large windows with dark wood trim flood the front parlor, now used as a living room, with an abundance of natural light, highlighting the original heart of pine hardwood floors. The dining room has been thoughtfully opened up to create a seamless flow between the front living space and the renovated kitchen. Stainless steel appliances bring a contemporary touch to the open-concept kitchen, complete with custom cabinetry and an attractive backsplash. The rear sleeping porch has been transformed into a versatile first-floor office or cozy reading nook. Upstairs, you'll discover three generously sized bedrooms featuring custom closet expanders, providing ample storage space. The full bathroom has been freshly renovated, boasting a stylish tub that complements the home's timeless aesthetic. In 2016, a large-scale renovation took place, including the lower level being dug out to ensure adequate ceiling height. This addition created an inviting living space or rec room, complete with a spacious full bathroom featuring a glassed-in shower. Additionally, an on-trend laundry room was added, providing convenience and functionality. The spacious backyard is ideal for entertaining, featuring high privacy fences, a raised garden with irrigation, and easy access to the back alley. Before heading out, make sure to grab a delicious sandwich from Eckington's renowned "Yang's" market, just a short walk away along your route to Metro. Known for its tight-knit community, this location is sure to impress. Don't miss the opportunity to make this house your home. Join us for an open house this weekend - this gem won't last long!

129 U St Ne, Washington

Listing courtesy of Compass. Contact: (240) 219-2422

4 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to 53 Quincy Place NE, a one-of-a-kind project by sought after developer Urban Restoration. Situated on a leafy, ONE WAY tree-lined street in popular Eckington just ONE BLOCK to the incredible Eckington Yards development! This wide & deep rowhome boasts 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and 2,550 SF on 3 fully-finished levels. This gut renovation was modernized for lifestyle and comfort while retaining beautiful architectural character. High end materials throughout like sand-in-place hardwood floors, black aluminum clad windows, professional grade stainless appliances, custom tile work & more. The open floor plan, allows great flow for entertaining & everyday living. The Living Room features a seating alcove with 4 tall windows and beautiful triple crown molding, which extends throughout the main level. The gourmet kitchen, the heart of this home, features an extra large REAL marble-topped island with seating, double-hung cabinets & 6-burner gas range! The Dining Room features a beautiful, boho-style rattan chandelier and a French door with transom window, which offers direct access to the rear deck and secure parking pad for 2 cars and a roll down door. Upstairs, the Primary Bedroom is a true owner's retreat which includes a sitting area and a spa-like en-suite bath, which features a marble-wrapped shower with frameless glass shower door, and a marble-topped double vanity. The secondary bedrooms feature tall windows and great closet space. The 2nd full bathroom features a marble-topped vanity, soaking tub and hexagon-tiled marble floors, a nod to the home's historic past. The laundry is conveniently located on the bedroom level. The fully finished lower level with seperate rear entrance features recessed lighting and tile floors throughout, and consists of a large Rec Room with dry bar and mini-fridge, a bedroom, and a full bath featuring a marble-wrapped shower with frameless glass shower door. Back area can be parking or extra patio space or both! GREAT LOCATION! Close to good eats including Union Kitchen, Gelat’oh, St. Anslem, The Pub and the People, DCity Smokehouse, Lost Generation Brewing Company, and more! Union Market is less than 1 mile away! For your everyday needs, Harris Teeter and Trader Joe's are about a half-mile away. For recreation, you're just blocks to Alethia Tanner Park, Metropolitan Branch Train, Eckington Dog Park and the Harry Thomas Recreation Center, which features an outdoor pool, tennis, basketball courts and ball field. Easy transportation with the Noma-Gallaudet Metro just a 1/2 mile away and bus stop just around the corner. Near major commuter routes, too (Routes 1, 29, 50, and I-395)! Seize your opportunity to own an exceptional property in a most enviable location. This is it! Welcome Home!

53 Quincy Pl Ne, Washington

Listing courtesy of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.. Contact:

4 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to this BEAUTIFUL 2-story condo with rare private garage, and private backyard oasis that lives like a classic row-home in historic Eckington! Your future home offers 3 Bedrooms and 3.5 Bathrooms, as well as an Office/4th Bedroom w/ en suite bath! Upon entry the spacious open floor plan welcomes you to a Living Room, Dining area, and gorgeous Kitchen. Finishing off the main living area is a powder bathroom. The Kitchen features Quartz countertops, shaker-style cabinetry with soft-close drawers, stainless-steel LG appliances, gas range, and additional countertop seating—perfect for entertaining! Take the hardwood stairs to the 2nd floor, where you’ll find stackable Laundry conveniently located near the bedrooms. The Primary Suite offers floor-to-ceiling windows welcoming tons of natural light, remote control blinds, 2 large closets, and a private bath with dual vanities and a rain shower! The second full bath also has dual vanities and a large tub. The main level exclusive rear entry leads to a private backyard with terraced patio, grass, and direct access to Florida Ave. Stay warm with gas heat and tankless hot water. Spacious layout lives more like a house than a condo—must see! Enjoy Tanner Park at end of street w/ playground, dog park, amphitheater and MBT bike trail! Centrally located within .5 miles of NoMa/Union Market, Bloomingdale, and Truxton Circle; Metro .3 miles; 20 min walk to Capitol Hill, one block to downtown bus lines. Enjoy restaurants and community pool and basketball courts! Fully furnished and move-in ready! Call now to schedule your personal showing!

29 Q St Ne Unit #1, Washington

Listing courtesy of . Contact: (410) 559-0155

3 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to 321 V St NE #1, a masterpiece of contemporary living in the heart of the sought-after Eckington neighborhood. Meticulously renovated in 2023, this exquisite 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom condo showcases a harmonious blend of elegance and functionality. With a focus on high-end finishes, thoughtful design, and an abundance of natural light, this home offers the pinnacle of urban living. Every inch of this condo has been thoughtfully reimagined and remodeled, boasting all-new kitchen, bathrooms, systems, and finishings. Step inside to a residence where modern convenience meets refined aesthetics. The spacious and inviting open floor plan seamlessly connects the living, dining, and kitchen areas, creating an ideal setting for both relaxation and entertainment. The chef's kitchen is a masterpiece in itself, featuring top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, sleek cabinetry, and a generous island with ample seating. Hosting gatherings will be a breeze. Large windows throughout flood the interior with natural sunlight, highlighting the beautiful hardwood floors and enhancing the overall ambiance. Three generously sized bedrooms provide comfort and retreat, each with its own ensuite full bathroom for ultimate privacy and convenience. A well-appointed half bathroom on the main level adds an extra layer of convenience for guests. This condo includes one dedicated parking space in the rear, ensuring easy access and peace of mind for your vehicles. Situated in Eckington, you'll enjoy proximity to the Metropolitan Branch Trail, Rhode Island Metro station, Bryant Street, Alamo Movie Theater, Union Market, Alethia Tanner Park, and a myriad of dining and recreational options. This is an exceptional opportunity to own a turnkey property that exemplifies modern urban living at its finest. Experience the allure of contemporary design, premium finishes, and a location that puts the best of Eckington and its surrounding attractions right at your doorstep. Don't miss your chance to make this remarkable condo your new home. *Up to $5,000 closing cost credit with preferred lender.

321 V St Ne Unit #1, Washington

Listing courtesy of Compass. Contact: (202) 386-6330

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