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An inside look at Common Clifton in Washington DC

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If you’ve ever moved to or within a big city, then you know that there are plenty of expected pain points: browsing endless listing sites, finding time to tour apartments, packing everything you own into cardboard boxes… But one of the most unexpected hassles of moving? Choice. Do you want a quiet neighborhood to come home to after work or one in the center of it all to cut down on your commute? Do you want to live with roommates or shell out extra money each month for the sake of your own space?

We’re here to help. Keep reading for an inside look at Common Clifton, our largest coliving home in DC, to discover if it’s right for you, or head to our website to explore our other DC homes.

Your easiest move yet

Moving into a coliving suite at Common Clifton is one of the easiest ways to move to DC. Not only will you get a private bedroom in a fully-furnished shared suite, you’ll also get everything you need to feel settled in a new city, from pots and pans to dishwashing soap and toilet paper. Forget those first few nights of eating takeout off of paper plates, your kitchen is fully-stocked and ready to go for a home-cooked meal — though there are some great restaurants in the area.

Coliving suites at Common Clifton also include a bunch of other great perks, like free weekly cleanings of shared spaces and central AC, with the cost of all services and utilities baked into the price of rent. If you’re looking to make city living easier and better manage your budget, Common Clifton is right for you.

Everything you need at your fingertips…

Need a space to work-from-home? Want to get in a quick workout before the day starts? What about having a rooftop happy hour without the rooftop happy hour prices or crowds? The amenities at Common Clifton are an invaluable extension of your apartment, and are designed to be both convenient and comfortable. They include:

  • Front desk and doorman service
  • Bike storage
  • Community lounge
  • Furnished outdoor deck with grills
  • Parking
  • Central AC
  • Gym
  • Lobby lounge
  • Laundry
  • Package room
  • Dry-cleaning drop off
  • …And right outside your door


    Common Clifton is located in Columbia Height’s — one of DC’s most coveted neighborhoods. Located just two miles northwest of the National Mall, north of Adams Morgan, and east of the National Zoo, Common Clifton is the perfect home-base for discovering DC.

    Explore Meridian Hill Park — a two-level, European-style park with tiered fountains, historic statues, and, every Sunday, an afternoon drum circle — right in the heart of Columbia Heights. Catch a classical or contemporary play (in Spanish and English) as well as dance, music, poetry, spoken word, art, and film programs at the groundbreaking GALA Hispanic Theatre, founded in 1976. If you’re an avid museum-goer, try the Mexican Cultural Institute. The non-profit presents diverse cultural programs, such as art exhibits, concerts, and even cooking classes.

    The Columbia Heights Metro Station is a 10-minute walk away from Common Clifton, and gets you on the Green and Yellow lines that travel throughout DC. You can also explore the neighboring Mount Pleasant by bike and discover Salvadoran markets, funky dive bars, vintage stores, and family-owned restaurants spread throughout blocks of iconic townhomes.

    Book a tour

    Rent at Common Clifton starts at $1,315 a month. Head to our website to book a free virtual tour of Common Clifton or any of our other DC homes today!

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