Tag Archives: The Columbia


The Columbia | Market Pulse | November 2018

The nation’s capital is well-known for its uniquely repurposed structures. A case in point is The Columbia, formerly known as The Columbia Hospital for Women. Originally built in 1912, the imposing Italianate structure in the West End neighborhood was more recently renovated and turned into upscale condos with ground floor retail, including a Trader Joe’s. […]



The Columbia | Market Pulse | October 2018

The Columbia is a unique condominium community in a city known for such things. The former Columbia Hospital for Women was constructed in the West End back in 1918. The venerable medical institution stopped seeing patients in 2002, and after an extensive renovation, began serving a new clientele as high-end condos plus ground floor retail. […]




The Columbia | Market Pulse | September 2018

The Columbia in Washington, DC’s West End neighborhood has an unusual backstory. Built in 1918 as a women’s hospital, the historic structure was renovated and re-conceived during the modern era as luxury condos. The process included the addition of two new wings. While there were no new listings in September, there have been a number […]


The Columbia | Market Pulse | August 2018

In a city known for unusual adaptive reuse projects, The Columbia certainly stands out. Built in 1918 as a hospital for women, the 9-story Italianate-style three-building complex in D.C.’s West End has since been reinvented as luxurious condos for sale. Four of the residences came on the market in August, the most expensive of which […]