Luxury private apartments in Shaw DC





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Shaw “is in the midst of a renaissance,” brimming with microbreweries, world-renowned restaurants, shopping, and more. Located in central DC, our home in Shaw is convenient to everything the city has to offer, from Eastern Market, to the Smithsonian, White House, and countless museums and landmarks.

Discover your dream home in Shaw

For the most attainable and efficient rental housing in Washington, DC, explore the different floor plans at our Shaw luxury apartments. Your rent in one of the Shaw apartment buildings comes with access to a rooftop deck and modern amenities. Say goodbye to rental woes and hello to amazing amenities in this diverse urban and historic hub.

What is coliving in Shaw?

Choose between spacious studios and 1-bedrooms all for yourself, or fully furnished coliving suites with private bedrooms and renovated common spaces among the many luxury apartments in Shaw DC. In the heart of downtown Washington, DC, Shaw apartments are at the epicenter of culture, cuisine, and entertainment. With Common’s dedication to community-building, you’re sure to find people to enjoy it with.

Homes available in Shaw

Shaw studio apartments and Shaw 1-bedroom apartments are available at Common NoSHA, a luxury apartment building featuring amenities like a fitness center, bike storage, rooftop terraces, and an outdoor lounge with a grill. Or check out our all-inclusive coliving suites at Common Richardson, a move-in-ready complex that includes free high-speed WiFi and on-site laundry.

Frequently asked questions

Where can I find luxury apartments in Washington DC?

Because a luxury bedroom apartment entails a prime and desirable location, many of them are built in downtown DC and H Street/Noma where they have close proximity to various cultural and entertainment attractions. Take a tour at The Nosha or The Richardson by Common at Shaw located in downtown DC.

What else is considered a luxury apartment?

Luxury apartments in Shaw DC offer elevated comfort, wider amenity spaces and more facilities compared to the regular apartment rental. They often have upscale features like hardwood floors, high-end finishes, and garage parking.

What is Shaw known for?

Shaw’s history starts with its namesake Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, who commanded the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first all-Black regiments in the Civil War. Since then, Shaw has been dubbed the “Black Broadway” of DC and was the birthplace of Duke Ellington, who played at several nearby theaters. Today, Shaw remains a thriving center of diverse cultures and activities. Walking around the Shaw neighborhood, you’re sure to stumble into your new favorite cafe or creative boutique shop. From brewing companies to movie theaters, there’s no shortage of ways to spend free time in Shaw.

What is the public transportation in Shaw?

You won't have to worry about transportation when you live in one of our Shaw, Washington DC apartments. Shaw is well-connected to other areas using the WMATA, DC’s robust bus and train network. Shaw is on both the Green and Yellow Metro lines, plus numerous bus routes that connect to other neighborhoods. When you head out from any of the Shaw apartments in DC, you can easily commute to universities like Howard or Georgetown, or take a quick trip to some of the nation’s most famous monuments and museums. Common NoSHA and Richardson are only a few blocks away from Metro stops. Looking for shops within walking distance from your bedroom apartment? Aside from public transit, Shaw is also a very walkable urban area. Residents can get their daily steps in, or zip around on a bike or scooter rental.

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Learn more about Shaw

Whether you’re moving to DC for school, work, family, or otherwise, Common’s community will make you feel at home amidst the hustle and bustle. Learn more about Shaw on our blog.