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Rooftop Retreats: How the rooftop amenity at Common NoSHA can transform your living experience


Make this summer one to remember in the heart of Washington, D.C. 

Summer session for school is right around the corner, so why live on campus when you can have everything you need at Common NoSHA? Located in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C. this home is in close proximity to major universities, including Howard University and Georgetown University, Common NoSHA is the obvious choice for living arrangements for students. Shaw is well-connected to public transportation, with several metro stations and bus stops in the area making it easy for students to get to and from campus. 


But let’s discuss the real reason why we’re here: Summer vibes and all the ways to enjoy your rooftop

Washington, DC is known for its beautiful skyline and historical monuments, and having access to your very own rooftop can provide stunning views of the city in the summer since the skies are clear and the sun is shining.

Having multiple outdoor rooftop terraces are perfect for entertaining friends and hanging out with other Common NoSHA members. Members can enjoy outdoor barbecues, rooftop happy hour drinks, picnics, and even rooftop yoga. When the weather feels a little cooler you can utilize the beautifully designed indoor community lounge fitted with working from home booths and reading nooks, plus a fireplace and TV which is perfect for cozy nights in and movie nights with your neighbors. This space also comes with a shared kitchen and bar ideal for setting up some snacks and enjoying a drink with friends or neighbors! This multi purpose community space really is the perfect amenity to to host, relax, hang out or work from home.

Living at Common NoSHA has so much to offer aside from your apartment living basics:

The Shaw neighborhood has a vibrant arts and culture scene, with numerous theaters, galleries, and music venues in the area. Students living in Shaw can take advantage of these venues as well as access to an array of dining and shopping options, ranging from upscale restaurants and boutiques to casual cafes and thrift stores. Common NoSHA is also walking distance from Washington DC’s historic U Street Corridor which has a lively nightlife. 

Live in the nation’s capital with style. Discover private and coliving apartments with Common.

There’s a lot more to discover, so why not book a tour? Head to our website to explore the home virtually or in-person, and learn why this home in Shaw is right for you. 


Pursuant to the District of Columbia Inclusionary Zoning program, income restricted units are available at this development. Please contact the Department of Housing and Community Development at www.dhcd.dc.gov regarding the availability of such units and requirements for registration in the Inclusionary Zoning program

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