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809 6TH ST NW #21

WASHINGTON | DC

Rarely available, sunny 2 bed, 2 bath unit with garage parking in the boutique, 30-unit Chinatown East Condominium. This spacious unit with over 900 square feet of living space features industrial details such as exposed ductwork, 10ft+ ceilings and concrete accents. The kitchen is equipped with a gas stove, stainless steel appliances, Bosch dishwasher and breakfast bar area. The HVAC was replaced in 2022. The primary suite offers 2 closets, an en-suite bathroom and a large linen closet. The second bedroom offers great flex space and is large enough for a guest bed and work area. An in-unit W/D and dedicated garage parking complete the package. Developed by Bundy Development in 2005 (CityVista, The Conrad Hotel, City Center), Chinatown East Condominiums is pet-friendly, conveniently located within minutes to I-395, and walking distance to numerous bus stops, and 4 Metro stops (red, yellow and green lines) and Capital Bike Shares. The vibrant neighborhoods of Chinatown, Penn Quarter and Mount Vernon Triangle offer top DC restaurants, entertainment, shopping, grocery stores, and the Cap One Arena. A great dim sum restaurant is literally next door and a top ramen spot is a short, one block walk. This is city living!

Gallery Place is a Washington Metro station in Washington, D.C., United States, on the Green, Red and Yellow Lines. It is a transfer station between the Red Line on the upper level and the Green/Yellow Lines on the lower level. Gallery Place is located in Northwest Washington, with entrances at 7th and F, 7th and H, and 9th and G Streets. The station's only street elevator is north of F Street on the east side of 7th Street. The station, which is beneath the Capital One Arena, serves that arena and the surrounding Chinatown and Penn Quarter neighborhoods in downtown Washington.


Originally named Gallery Place after the nearby National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum, the station was renamed Gallery Place–Chinatown in 1986 (although the station's signage was not replaced until 1990). In 2000, a sculpture entitled The Glory of the Chinese Descendants by Foon Sham, was installed over the 7th and H Street entrance at the mezzanine level. The sculpture depicts a large Chinese-style fan above a bowl of rice. The station reverted to its original name, Gallery Place, on November 3, 2011, with "Chinatown" listed as a subtitle. This station has been a testing ground for new features in Metro stations. In 1993, the station was one of the first Metro stations to receive tactile edging on its platforms. Since 2004, the station has been the site of testing for new signage. As a result, there is far more signage in this station than most others, including lighted signs, as well as signage that isn't found anywhere else in the system. In 2007, red LEDs were tested for the platform edge lights on the upper level. Orange LEDs were tested at the platform edge on the lower level, before being replaced by red LEDs in 2008. In 2017, WMATA added yellow stickers on the platform floors to remind riders where the end of six-car trains stop, to help riders avoid being in the area near the end of the platform behind where the last car of the train stops.


Like other downtown transfer stations, Gallery Place has a two-level configuration. However, unlike Metro Center and L'Enfant Plaza, where the platforms cross centrally, the Green and Yellow Line platforms are located near the east end of the station, resulting in an off-balance layout. This is a result of the Green and Yellow Lines' location below 7th Street NW, while the Red Line curves southeast heading towards Judiciary Square and Union Station. Plans to add a pedestrian tunnel connecting Gallery Place with Metro Center have long been in the works. The "Gallery Place/Chinatown - Metro Center Pedestrian Passageway Tunnel Study" was completed in July 2005.


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