Pleasant Plains

Saturday, October 17, 2009

BOUNDARIES: Park Road NW to the north, Florida Avenue NW to the south, Warder and Sixth streets NW to the east, and Sherman Avenue NW to the west. (The civic association extends the western boundary to 14th Street.)

SCHOOLS: Harriet Tubman Elementary School, Park View Elementary School, Garnett-Patterson Middle School, Howard University Middle School of Math and Science, Banneker High School, Cardozo High School.

HOME SALES: Thirty-one houses are on the market, from $149,900 (for an as-is shell) to $519,700, according to Sheila Cross Reid, president of Avanti Real Estate. The median selling price over the past few months was $334,800.

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: Four Metro stations on the Green and Yellow lines, shopping, restaurants, Columbia Heights, the U Street corridor.

WITHIN 10 MINUTES BY CAR: National Zoo, Rock Creek Park, George Washington University, the White House.

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