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The Kenmore
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Aaron Carr

2019-07-29   Google

I love my apartment! I moved to the Kenmore about a year ago originally in a studio apartment which I loved. When I was ready to transfer to a bigger unit (1 bedroom) the staff in the management office were wonderful. They helped me throughout the wh...

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Anonymous

2019-05-05  

The apartment was newly renovated when we moved in. Unfortunately, many of the renovations looked better than they weared. Within a year, the white coating on the shower walls and floor was peeling awfully, and had to be redone. The water pressure is...

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Verified Resident 620404

2019-03-27  

I had a great experience living in kenmore. The only problem is hearing neighbors when they talk loud together!!! Or when a baby cry! But I really liked the responsibility of maintenance people. Great Coffee machine in the lobby

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Verified Resident 606775

2019-02-21  

I enjoy the safe and clean neighborhood with stores nearby. I like the courteous building staff and quick response to maintenance requests. We enjoy the opportunity to meet other tenants and build a sense of community with monthly gatherings like the...

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Anonymous

2019-02-14  

I've lived at The Kenmore for about a year now and it's been a really good experience. I haven't had any maintenance problems and my apartment is really spacious for the price. Awesome place to live so far.

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Anonymous

2019-02-14  

Living at the Kenmore has been a blast so far. I've only lived here for a little over nine months and I know I don't want to leave anytime soon. The customer service of the management and concierge staff on site is impeccable. Any maintenance request...

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Anonymous

2019-02-14  

I have lived at The Kenmore for about 6 months. The leasing team made my transition back to DC super easy! The management and front desk staff are always there to help when needed and any maintenance issues I have had were always addressed quickly. I...

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Verified Resident 593472

2019-01-16  

The Kenmore offers a great amount of space for a fair price. The neighborhood is outstanding--clean, safe, and full of interesting restaurants and other things. Staff is helpful and friendly. It's a very nice place to live.

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Verified Resident 587610

2018-12-27  

Incredible maintenance team. They go above and beyond in keeping the building clean. The apartment building is well-kept and any service requests is done timely. I don??™t have any complaints. I am very happy living at the Kenmore.

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Verified Resident 585035

2018-12-19  

It has been okay so far. This is my first month here. I haven't been living here so long, so I cant just give you a deep opinion about it.The only thing is that sometimes I can hear my neighbors talking and laughing at nights.

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Anonymous

2018-11-27  

Nope not loving the building. The issues at hand are lack of heat or many had lack of air. The immediate fix is portable units that heated or in summer cooled that make the fuses blow. No "REAL" communication on status of issues. Parking lot is like ...

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Verified Resident 575161

2018-11-25  

The Kenmore is a great place to live. It's a diverse community in the building, but it actually feels like a community. The staff are friendly and attentive. They are putting a lot of effort into renovating and upgrading the building, and I appreciat...

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Verified Resident 573961

2018-11-21  

The Kenmore has been a great place to live. The building is quiet and well maintained, especially considering it??™s age. The building staff are always nice and responsive to any questions or concerns we have.

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Anonymous

2018-11-20  

Lived at the Kenmore for 1 year in a newly renovated apartment. So many things did not work and had to be replaced. The wall bubbled in both bedrooms and they never fixed it. Overall, the place was not for me. They have to get new maintenance staff o...

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Julian Joy

2018-11-02   Google

Great management, very affordable, the only thing is my door keeps getting stuck but other than that very, very nice and very friendly. You won’t regret your decision at the Kenmore.

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Anonymous

2018-11-01  

I love this community because of the living experience that Bozzuto and the staff that are here with us everyday create. I love the fact that I feel safe when I'm home, and that it's so peaceful. I don't have any issues with noise or like "bad neighb...

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Verified Resident 559818

2018-10-20  

The experiences have been mostly positive since my stay here. My requests for help from one of your engineers have been met with satisfaction as long as I don't consider time being a factor. All of my special requests to management were met and posit...

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Verified Resident 548639

2018-09-28  

My experience so far has been a unique one. The management team and maintenance staff have all been so accommodating considering the issues passed down to them from management in the past. The try and focus on what the residents need and want; they a...

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Verified Resident 545874

2018-09-20  

The staff has been very helpful and friendly. They address issues that may come up in a timely manner. The building is a little dated and there is currently renovations going on that can be noisy at times. Overall, my experience has been a positive o...

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Verified Resident 545897

2018-09-20  

the building is safe, units are clean and well maintained, and the staff are super friendly. Its a great location overall and a great place to live. I'm a big fan of the older architecture and happy with the services provided.

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Verified Resident 545923

2018-09-20  

Great staff! Friendly environment! I really appreciate the events. I wish there were more washers and dryers so the laundry room was less of a mad house. But overall things are great! The maintanence staff are especially friendly . They are super com...

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Verified Resident 545970

2018-09-20  

I have enjoyed my experience so far. The staff has been very helpful and I already feel very comfortable at The Kenmore. The location is great - near groceries and restaurants. The only drawback is it's a bit far from the Metro, but I love my apartme...

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Simon Kim

2018-09-13   Google

Its an appartment complex

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Verified Resident 528673

2018-08-17  

Been a great community and have been happy overall. Maintenance responds quickly and management company is prompt to address any issues. Great value for the area. Ongoing construction can be loud, but limited to the day.

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Verified Resident 528768

2018-08-17  

The staff are very courteous and always looking out for our interests. It is a pleasant place to live. Maintenance is excellent. This is a quiet building. I enjoy living here. Lots of things to do in the area, or a short walk.

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Verified Resident 528781

2018-08-17  

Living at the Kenmore is a pleasure with attentive staff and maintenance, monthly social events to foster friendship among tenants, safety and cleanliness, and good value for the price in a lovely neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

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Verified Resident 502545

2018-06-20  

By the time my lease is up, I will have lived here for three years. It's a cute little studio, although it is a little too expensive and too far away from the center of DC where I socialize and work. That being said I always thought it was nice that ...

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Verified Resident 502640

2018-06-20  

I am very happy at The Kenmore. Not having a Metro stop right outside the building was a minor adjustment, but the bus service is more than satisfactory. The neighborhood is very walkable and welcoming, and provides most of the services I use on a re...

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Verified Resident 502654

2018-06-20  

The location of this complex is wonderful. There are so many places within walking distance and the staff is extremely nice and helpful. There are residents that have lived in this building for 30+ years and it??™s a true definition of community. I...

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Colin Ogrady

2018-04-01   Google

The Kenmore is a fantastic place to live, whether you're new to the area or a long-time resident. All of the employees, from management and concierge to housekeeping and maintenance, are so friendly and eager to help. After only living at The Kenmore...

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Verified Resident 470127

2018-03-29  

Excellent on every level. Management has not been always good, but it looks like getting better over the years. People are very helpful, professional, courteous. Laundry room could be improved with stricter rules, but not due to the management, due t...

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Verified Resident 467204

2018-03-21  

So far, most of the staff has been cordial and professional. The grounds to the property are well-maintained. The one complaint I have is in regards to the constant maintenance done on the buildings. Loud construction noises can be heard before 9AM, ...

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Verified Resident 466781

2018-03-20  

I??™ve had a wonderful experience! The staff at the Kenmore are so incredibly kind and make me feel a sense of community even though I live alone. I really love the apartments and there??™s is no better location in DC. We are near 2 movie theater...

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Verified Resident 466815

2018-03-20  

Great renovated apartment. Nice community. Good price. Management is prompt. Issues are fixed quickly. The only thing that I have an issue is the pipes are still being renovated. They are fixing the issue so I am pleased to see them working on it.

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Shawn J

2018-03-07   Google

I moved to DC just over 4 years ago into a rent controlled building. Didn't take long to get burned on rent increases by Avalon and later Equity (via 'concession' leases). The Kenmore was the my 3rd apartment building in 3 years and I was so glad I m...

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Verified Resident 458776

2018-02-28  

The apartment and community are well priced with nice amenities. My studio apartment has a full kitchen, which is hard to find in the price range. Friendly staff and quick response on maintenance requests

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Punitha Manavalan

2018-01-30   Google

The Kenmore building is a very convenient and family friendly building to live at. Building hosts excellent social activities at least once or twice a month. They offer yoga and meditation classes. They have a 24 hour concierge service that is just w...

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Verified Resident 445661

2018-01-26  

I??™ve been living in the apartment and experienced other management who handled the building. I like what Bozzuto does. Their activities for the community are good. Also they address service maintenance well.

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Verified Resident 444725

2018-01-24  

It's a great location. The apartments and rooms therein are good sized and comfortable. Most of the people living there and working there are pleasant and the staff is very helpful. I have been there approximately 40 years and, although things are no...

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Verified Resident 443439

2018-01-21  

I like their renovated apartment. The staff is really nice. They were great in assissting with my change of apartment. They were attentive to repairs. I would like a gym area. I also like the neighborhood.

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Verified Resident 443124

2018-01-20  

The neighborhood is phenomenal and that apartment has an open, bright feel and is full of light. Great renovation, with quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances, as well as a gas stove. I have a great view and there is little noise due to co...

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Anonymous

2017-12-10  

I have been living at the Kenmore for over two years, and my time here has been beyond incredible. This is all thanks to the incredible management and maintenance team that makes living at the Kenmore so great! The building is always clean and the la...

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2017-12-08  

My living experience at The Kenmore has been excellent, and I would recommend it to anyone considering. Whether you are a young professional just moving to DC or a family looking to live in the middle of a thriving (yet completely safe) environment, ...

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2017-12-07  

I have just been here for a few months. I moved here because I wanted peace and quiet and I got exactly that. Thanks!!

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Verified Resident 426035

2017-12-01  

The Kenmore offers a great home in one of he best locations in D.C. The neighbourhood offers a variety of shopping and eating establishments. We have multiple mass transits available even the bike share.

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Verified Resident 424233

2017-11-26  

I'm new, but so far everything has gone really well. The building is bright and clean, and the staff are friendly and helpful. I feel pretty good about it! For the location, amenities, and size, I've gotten a very good value.

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Anonymous

2017-11-08  

The Kenmore is staffed by some of the friendliest, helpful, and amazing people in DC. The front desk and leasing agents, Brenda, Donna, Sheara, and Grace, are standout individuals who are willing to work with you to get things done.

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Verified Resident 409294

2017-10-21  

I??™m very happy here. The front desk and maintenance staff are extremely nice and helpful. The building and grounds are very well maintained and the location is very convenient especially since I do not have a car. I??™m very happy to call The K...

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2017-09-18  

I like being a part of the Kenmore community. The apartment is well managed, and located in very nice area.

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2017-09-18  

I have been living in the Kenmore, since 1996 (and also from 1988-1993). I absolutely love the neighborhood, I've made some good friends in the building, and the people at the front desk and Maintenance are generally friendly and helpful. I think it ...

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Verified Resident 395998

2017-09-15  

Great! I really love my apartment and kenmore staff. People are kind and always smiling. I also appreciate the cleanliness of the building. Really don't have complaints! I've had a gooo experience and I would love to stay here - even if it is a longe...

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2017-09-14  

Wonderful! Love the consierge - so friendly

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2017-09-08  

Probably one of the best neighborhoods I've lived in. The building is clean and well maintained. Neighbors are respectful. Staff is prompt with any need or issue and is always professional.

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Verified Resident 385060

2017-08-17  

We are overall pleased with the accommodations at the Kenmore. We moved in, in 2014 because we got the best "bang for our buck" and it was close to the university. The concierge staff is always friendly and wonderful to work with. The common areas ar...

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Verified Resident 382943

2017-08-13  

My experience at The Kenmore has been excellent. Living here, I feel like part of the city and yet completely safe to walk around at night. The building allows pets, but is totally clean as a tenant who does not have pets and has had issues at previo...

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Verified Resident 381239

2017-08-09  

Very good apartment and complex. Significant value for the price. Quiet and well maintained. Management is nice, understanding, and respond rapidly. 24 hour concierge. Could use another laundry facility though as it can be busy. But open 24 hours.

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Verified Resident 381263

2017-08-09  

Clean and nice. Friendly staff. Good price and good neighborhood. Maintenance does not always understand our requests but eventually everything gets fixed. Management is friendly but not the best at responding to emails. Mail gets sent out late. But ...

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2017-08-08  

The Kenmore is a great place to live. The management company is excellent and responsive, and you get significant value for the price.

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Anonymous

2017-07-25  

I've been living in this building for more than 10 years. Over the years, I have noticed a massive difference in the quality of generosity of the overall staff. There is only a certain amount of workers that actually care and assist when needed. The ...

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2017-07-17  

convenient, well maintained and located in a safe neighborhood

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2017-07-13  

I have been here approximately 39 years. The apartments are good sized, the common areas are pleasant and well appointed, the staff (although there has been plentiful turnover in the last few years) is now very competent, warm and helpful. Maintenanc...

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Verified Resident 358942

2017-06-19  

I really enjoyed my time living at the Kenmore. The apartment was always clean and well maintained. My bathroom was very outdated (chipped tile, very small toilet). My neighbors were not very friendly.

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Verified Resident 358970

2017-06-19  

The staff at the Kenmore is fantastic. Courteous, polite, and willing to help. The location is also solid with a CVS, Safeway, multiple restaurants, an small movie theater nearby. Sadly, the building itself could use more amenities like rooftop acces...

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2017-06-18  

The Kenmore has a solid location and an amazing staff!

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Verified Resident 358105

2017-06-16  

There's no doubt I've considered moving into the new building one block over; however, the maintenance staff and the folks at the front desk are remarkable individuals whom I consider to be friendly and courteous and professional.

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Verified Resident 357673

2017-06-15  

easy move in. Great interaction with the management. Nice people to meet here. Nice maintained public areas. Apartment was in great condition. close by all places of daily requirement or entertainment.

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2017-06-14  

Love this place. lots of open space at the back, very good apartment conditions and a great management makes me feel at home here at Kenmore

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Verified Resident 338361

2017-05-01  

When I had an issue in my apartment it was addressed within a reasonable time and the repairs and/or replacements was good. When I had an issue with light bulbs I received the right information needed to get the correct bulb.

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2017-04-27  

Kenmore is a great place to live, it is the best location near the downtown at such a low price point. Me and my friends have always wondered how easy it could be for anyone to walk to the office, to the metros or to any store around. I recommend thi...

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Verified Resident 334170

2017-04-20  

Overall, it has been a good experience. Maintenance seems to ignore requests until you get serious about an issue. Other than that, its a good place to live. The renovations are much better than the older model apartments.

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Verified Resident 321977

2017-03-17  

The apartment is large and light-filled and reasonably priced. Located on major city street with access to public transportation. My neighbors are from all over the world and make the community cosmopolitan and enjoyable.

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2017-03-16  

Love living in the United Nations with neighbors from all over the world. The ambience resembles the cosmopolitan nature of DC. My apartment is large and light-filled. The concierge and maintenance services are outstanding. Management works tirelessl...

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Verified Resident 321562

2017-03-16  

I love the convenience of the location. The staff are friendly and adaptive to our needs. The apartment is lots of storage and bigger than most of the newer buildings. I have found the people living here to be very congenial and the management encour...

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Verified Resident 321660

2017-03-16  

Very comfortable, Kind people, Clean! I really like it here. The concierge, Donna, is especially friendly. She always welcomes me when I come in the door. Kind, friendly interactions really make a difference in how your day goes. I appreciate that th...

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2017-03-15  

It's been a great experience so far! I just moved in last month, and the staff has been amazing. Amenities are great, management has been very helpful, and the online portal meets all my needs for requests.

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Verified Resident 314710

2017-02-26  

They have definitely made improvements since the time we have moved in together. They are constantly renovating which is good. The concierge staff is wonderful as is the maintenance staff. At the same time you can hear your neighbors as the walls are...

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Verified Resident 313555

2017-02-22  

I moved in the summer of 2016. (That option was not in the drop down menu). Maintenance is what is most efficient in this community. The maintenance staff is always professional, nice, and most importantly efficient and fast. The best concierges are ...

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Verified Resident 306783

2017-02-01  

I've lived in the Kenmore for more than 10 years. I've seen it go through the changes. It has improved a lot. I like the sense of community. I love how management creates activities for this. I also like how they have e-board that's very convenient a...

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Verified Resident 304019

2017-01-24  

Great experience. Flexible and friendly management. Welcoming community. Kitchen in my apartment is awesome, particularly for a studio. Issues are worked on promptly. Would recommend to friends and family.

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2017-01-23  

It has been very good. Residents are friendly, and the community is welcoming. Management is very flexible and prompt, excellent things to have in your complex.

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2017-01-23  

The Kenmore just keeps getting better.

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Verified Resident 302716

2017-01-20  

The front desk staff, management, and maintenance staff have been very helpful kind and friendly and prompt with service. Since I have been here several older appliances have broken and all have been replaced with new appliances even the garbage disp...

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Verified Resident 302797

2017-01-20  

I enjoy living here. The location is great. Neighbors are nice. A pleasant place to live most of the time and necessary improvements are starting to get done. With Chris as Manager, I believe the building will be much better than it has been for last...

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Verified Resident 300267

2017-01-13  

I am delighted with my corner apartment at the rear of the building. The tall bamboo on one side gives me lots of privacy; I am unaware of my neighbors (and their dogs) when I am in my apartment. The laundry room, with armchairs and a television, is ...

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Verified Resident 300372

2017-01-13  

From the first day, I have felt at home at this property. Beyond the affordability of the apartment, the concierge and other staff have been responsive and welcoming. Whenever any issues arise, the maintenance staff comes up to the apartment in a tim...

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Verified Resident 300408

2017-01-13  

Easy walking access to shopping, Safeway, Starbucks, restaurants, bank. Dogs welcome and accommodated with good walking areas. Love the large windows in the apartment, lots of sunlight makes the unit cheerful.

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Verified Resident 300495

2017-01-13  

My experience is roughly where I expected it to be but now that I am situated in DC I can see myself wanting more from my apartment. A gym or an outdoor space would be pleasant as would a hallway that didn't smell like cigarettes and weed. Having not...

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Verified Resident 300540

2017-01-13  

Although I love the neighborhood, I have been less than thrilled with my unit. The walls and floors are quite thin and the configuration of the apartment is strange. I'm sure this place is good for someone, but not those of us who are noise sensitive...

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Verified Resident 300700

2017-01-13  

I am very happy with the promptness of the maintenance in addresding problems. Ms Brenda is my favorite because of her professionalism and knowledge of her job. Some front dedks won't evenbother to look at you when you enter the door or somebody's ey...

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Verified Resident 300703

2017-01-13  

Kenmore apartments is a beautiful residential apartment. The management is brilliant and they do more than their best to have the building run ship-shape. They do plenty of community activities which is wonderful if you have kids. All the kids get to...

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Anonymous

2016-02-21  

OVERALL : I DO NOT RECOMMEND THE KENMORE (to students, and people looking for enjoying a quiet living - Studios). At first, when I came and visit my studio, it was good enough to me, as a foreign student who was in a hurry to find an apartment. The s...

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2015-12-15  

We've been a long time resident and went thru different management..So far Bozutto has provided better responses to our needs.

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2015-12-15  

Pleasant. I live in a renovated studio that is in great condition and I feel very at home. The 24 hour concierge is definitely the best perk in absence of a pool or a gym. They are all very pleasant and always willing to help! The area is very safe a...

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2015-12-15  

I am not going to write a marketing add here....But if needed I can write something positive, because I very like my apartment.

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2015-12-15  

Living at the Kenmore is great! I feel a sense of community when I walk through the main doors and a Bozzuto agent and the concierge greet me by my first name and ask me about my job and life. I am new to the apartment; however, I feel that this is a...

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2015-12-15  

Pleasant. Fairly priced, spacious unit. Plenty of washers and driers. Quick responses to maintenance requests.

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2015-12-15  

I love my neighborhood and my big apartment. I feel a sense of community because neighbors are generally friendly. Maintenance requests have been handled very quickly which is great.

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2015-12-10  

It has been my first year living in dc and in the kenmore apartments, I really like the area, the small shops and restaurAnts and the amenities that the building has to offer

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2015-12-10  

Quiet building and spacious building with great amenities, friendly staff, and plenty of parking.

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2015-12-10  

Pleasant experience. Very friendly and accommodating maintenance staff who respond to work requests in an efficient and timely manner.

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2015-12-10  

The staff is very friendly and respectful, the property is cleaned and well-maintained, and I am always aware of any changes or issues that are occurring in the building. My living experience at the Kenmore has been very pleasant, and I look forward ...

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2015-12-10  

Meets basic living needs. No frills.

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2015-12-10  

On the whole quite pleasant. I feel safe and my needs taken care of

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2015-12-10  

Adequate - update the kitchens!

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2015-10-04  

the apartments at the Kenmore are nice and the staff is helpful and prompt. The 800 sq ft apartment is really spacious for the price. Hardwood floors are in all units but it's preferable to have an updated kitchen with newer cabinets and appliances. ...

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2015-08-19  

Love my new location!!! Everything is within walking distance from my building. The staff are very friendly and extremely helpful. The upgrades that have been done over the past two years have completely changed our image. We went from old and drab t...

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2015-08-16  

This is a nice decent place to live. Relatively quiet, concierge service is good. But could use some updated bathroom and kitchen fixtures. Last year they upgraded the HVAC system, which works great. My apartment probably still has the original sinks...

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2015-07-29  

My husband love living in Chevy Chase and we're saving until we can buy a house in a more affordable neighborhood in DC. I've lived in the Kenmore for almost 3 years now and have had constant issues from the new HVAC system not working properly, our ...

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Verified Resident 143000

2015-03-25  

In a simple word. i didn't look at any other appartment after I saw my appartment. It has everything I want and the best part I have the best view which I always look for when I move around. Christopher Hughes was extremely helpful and I really appre...

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Verified Resident 142962

2015-03-24  

I have mixed feelings about this community. It is a safe and relatively clean apartment building. For the most part, maintenance is responsive and helpful to repairs. However, there is a severe roach problem and maintenance is ineffective. Some membe...

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Verified Resident 139340

2015-03-07  

Overall I have been satisfied with the level of professionalism of some concierge staff. The majority have been quite responsive to my requests, although I could not say that about every one of them. Also efforts have been made recently to improve th...

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Verified Resident 139106

2015-03-06  

The area is nice, very safe. 15 min walk to the metro but there's a bus stop across the street that takes you into town. The staff is friendly and apartment was in good shape on move in and the ability to control the temperature is great. The noise o...

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Verified Resident 138920

2015-03-05  

My experience has been good for the last 17 months( even with the construction) but the management has changed which has enabled the staff to be more unresponsive and just plain rude. I am certainly not paying rent to be dealt with in that way.

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Verified Resident 138945

2015-03-05  

Been great!!! Very conveniently located by bus and metro. Safe neighborhood. Love that there are stores in close proximity, bank and the library as well as the community center are all relatively close to one another. I would strongly recommend livin...

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Verified Resident 134642

2015-02-17  

My experience in this community has been positive overall. The location is excellent, and the staff is courteous and responsive. I find the occasional noise level of neighbors in the hallway excessive and strongly disagree with permission to smoke in...

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Verified Resident 133695

2015-02-11  

So far no major complaints about my unit or apartment building. The complimentary tea/coffee is welcome. Staff are friendly. If the call-up box is disabled it should be removed. Renovation work (carpets, fixtures, paint) is a little shoddy in my unit...

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Verified Resident 133251

2015-02-09  

The concierge and the maintenance staff are the only individuals who care about the residents. The management is just there to make sure you pay money, and that is about all. The amount of space is decent for DC prices, though. If you are fairly self...

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Verified Resident 132285

2015-02-03  

The building is in a wonderful residential/commerical setting, its amenties are excellent and staff courteous and professional. There is little more to add. The Kenmore is an excellent residential opportunity and I would recommend it enthusiatically.

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Verified Resident 119469

2014-12-24  

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Verified Resident 115851

2014-12-03  

The amenities are wonderful and the lobby always looks nice. The 24-Concierge is invaluable. The building has been has been upgraded with some nice features and the laundry machines are new. The front drop-off is a huge time-saver and there are many ...

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Verified Resident 114169

2014-11-24  

Excellent facility with very helpful 24-hour concierge and effective management. Very convenient location with great public transportation. Restaurants, theaters, markets and drug stores within walking distance. Walking distance to Politics and Prose...

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Verified Resident 106990

2014-10-21  

The Kenmore is a wonderful building with one exception. The noise in the rear parking lot is deafening and crazy. At all hours of the day and night, the racket that is generated from machinery and mack trucks is relentless. No "Quiet Zone" signage ex...

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Verified Resident 99780

2014-09-22  

I love the neighborhood and the staff! Location is very convenient as well. The apartments and neat and clean, and if anything breaks the maintenance staff is ready to help. Only items I would change is to have a gym in the building and would love a ...

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Verified Resident 93590

2014-08-31  

Just moved in but it seems nice. I like walking up and down the street. Very safe neighborhood. There is also a huge variety of restaurants and shops in the area. I wish that there was a metro stop a little closer to the apartment but the walk to it ...

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Verified Resident 89938

2014-08-16  

I am happy to be here. This community appears to be very safe, am quite new , just moved in not up to a month yet, therefore I may not really have much to say for, but so far so good. The Kenmore is very clean, hallways have new carpets and smell fre...

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Verified Resident 89965

2014-08-16  

The apartment is a little pricey, especially for students on a tight budget, but okay with roommates (or those with full time jobs). Everything is in good condition and it is located in a neighborhood that's great to walk around in. Also near bus sto...

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Verified Resident 89388

2014-08-13  

Amazing experience thus far. The staff is amazing and I am truly satisfied with .y decision to move into The Kenmore. The leasing agent was great and I truly do feel a sense of community from residents and staff. I would highly recommend this communi...

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Verified Resident 88566

2014-08-11  

I like the Apartment building. It's nice and quiet. People pretty much stay to themselves. I'm glad they made upgrades to the washers and dryers and the HVAC system. This is the first year that my air conditioning actually worked. However, a lot more...

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Verified Resident 87247

2014-08-06  

It is a nice place. It is too expensive. I appreciate the good pest control here. The noise from the street during the day is sometimes loud. Parking is too expensive and street parking is getting worse so I will likely move. Otherwise it has been go...

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Verified Resident 86415

2014-08-04  

I am very satisfied with the Kenmore maintenance staff. They are very responsive, very polite and compassionate. I will recommend people to Kenmore. The front desk staff are one of the best in the DC. I have experience several moments of kindness.

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Verified Resident 85123

2014-07-29  

The building is older but with the recent retro-fit of the heating system the amenities are competitive. Great location for those seeking relative safety and a peaceful community. Building is cleaned daily and staff is responsive. Looking forward to ...

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Verified Resident 83336

2014-07-21  

Great place to live ! Staff is friendly, service completed in 24 hours of request. Neighbors are considerate. Would recommend to friends and family. Stores are close by. Front desk staff always greets you. Building is very clean. Overall great place ...

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Verified Resident 81874

2014-07-15  

Here are some positives about the Kenmore: - The neighborhood is quiet and incredibly safe. I NEVER felt unsafe in the neighborhood. - The prices aren't awful for the area and basic utilities are included in the cost of the rent. - There's a parking ...

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Verified Resident 81547

2014-07-14  

It has been great. All of the service needs for the apartment have been met and the staff is very nice. It is nice having someone always be at the front desk and a laundry service available. There is little noise in the apartments and oppportunuties ...

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Verified Resident 81319

2014-07-12  

I have lived in the Kenmore for over 29 years -- it is more than a place to live -- it is a family. It is nice to be greeted when you come home and leave both by the staff and other residents. I would recommend the Kenmore to all of my friends and fa...

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Verified Resident 80508

2014-07-09  

excellent location, convenient and well located in a safe and attractive neighborhood. well maintained and well managed apartment complex with staff who are responsible, responsive and reliable. all combine to make this a pleasant home

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Verified Resident 80512

2014-07-09  

It is a very nice and relaxing community. I moved in in 2013 and have had an enjoyable time. There is a good mix of older and younger people and everyone gets along with each other. Its a bit far from the city and the metro but Chevy Chase is a nice ...

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Verified Resident 78816

2014-06-30  

Great location, and very large floor plans for the price. Metro accessibility is a bit difficult, but easy to drive or take a bus. Maintenance staff is excellent and responds quickly, and the concierge is usually very helpful. Management leaves somet...

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Verified Resident 74610

2014-06-09  

I have been living in this building for quite a few years and in general I have found it a friendly community including both tenants and front desk staff. I love the neighborhood and the size of my one-bedroom apartment. Having 24-hour front desk sta...

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Verified Resident 73385

2014-06-03  

There is a real sense of community among the tenants. People provide help on using laundry equipment, ask about someone we haven't seen for a while. One suggestion is to add a railing on the north side of the ramp.Have not lived in other apartment.

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Verified Resident 73199

2014-06-02  

Other than coming home to sleep, I spend very little time around here. That said, it is growing on me. The apartment serves its purpose. It is very quiet. I am barely aware of the other tenants once I'm inside. I may be able to judge the community be...

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Verified Resident 71409

2014-05-25  

I am very satisfied and very happy to have rented a studio here. Thank you for the good service. The neighborhood is very nice and green. The staff is extremely very helpful and accommodative. The residents are nice and helpful. The neighborhood is v...

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Verified Resident 70523

2014-05-21  

It's a nice building with a great location and nice people living and working here. I enjoy living here and would definitely recommend it. It's really the best neighborhood in Washington, DC. Nice sized rooms in the apartments. Check it out!

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Verified Resident 68367

2014-05-12  

I like the area as it is quiet and not as noisy as some DC apartments. The shops are within walking distance and have reasonable access to the metro. Staff are very helpful and responsive. The new air conditioners are a welcome addition in the apartm...

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Verified Resident 67490

2014-05-07  

Pros:location to downtown with one straight bus, close grocery store, shopping etc, concierge Cons:lack of amenities, I never had a pest problem until they decided to do a "preventative treatment" because a neighbor had them; walls and floors are way...

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Verified Resident 65577

2014-04-28  

I think that WRIT, the present owners, is doijng a very good job. Ms. Charmaine Finch, the current property manager, is one of -- if not the -- the very best on-site managers the builkdings has had during my time here. I'm adding this in order to act...

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Verified Resident 16223

2014-02-24  

The Kenmore community is comprised of a variety of people. The diversity of the residents is important to me. The office, front desk and maintenance staff are friendly, warm and helpful. The renovations are tasteful. I would like to see the artist re...

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Verified Resident 51771

2014-02-18  

The location is not great. The apartment is quiet and clean. The concierge desk is always polite. The office staff is non-responsive and sometimes rude. I would recommend living here if you do not need to regularly go into the city. There's a bus, bu...

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Verified Resident 50839

2014-02-04  

The apartment is nice and I really like the convenience of the neighborhood. However, it is quite expensive for a studio especially with the rent increases and I wish management had done more to compensate tenants for the discomfort and inconvenience...

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Verified Resident 50439

2014-02-03  

The location is great, and the apartment building is well-maintained with courteous staff. There is someone in the lobby 24/7 managing the apartment and all maintenance requests have been answered promptly and professionally. There are multiple entra...

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Verified Resident 50468

2014-02-03  

I really like the community and the front desk staff, but I feel like I need more space and would like to have more amenities since there are other apartments in the neighborhood with more at the same price point. Even with rent control (which is nic...

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Verified Resident 50529

2014-02-03  

The community of people is nice enough, but the location is very inconvenient and the price is out of control considering the quality of the apartment and the difficult location. It's just not sustainable to live here. The disrespect of the individua...

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Verified Resident 50356

2014-02-02  

Very professional and courteous management staff and good teamwork. My experience in the community has been generally good since I have lived here now for more than 25 years, and especially with the current and excellent management team in place.

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Verified Resident 49836

2014-01-29  

2 1/2 months in and I can say the following: Mgmt. are competent, friendly and have been very attentive to my needs. Concierge has been very friendly and helpful. My maintenance requests have been completed quickly and efficiently. My neighbors & the...

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Verified Resident 49265

2014-01-27  

The staff is very friendly and helpful . I have more storage than I expected in a one bedroom apartment. I have met many other friendly and helpful tenants. I would highly recommend this apartment complex to others. I love the convenient location.

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Verified Resident 49552

2014-01-27  

Overall, the Kenmore is a good apartment building. It's in a relatively good location, with plenty of shops and grocery/liquor a few blocks away, somewhat reliable bus service and about a mile from the Metro. It's not the most active part of DC, espe...

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Verified Resident 48824

2014-01-22  

Every evening at the end of my work day, I get into my car and drive to my home. Home is the Kenmore. It's not an apartment building; the Kenmore means home to me. The warm, friendly atmosphere is genuine, and the staff looks after me as though I tru...

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Verified Resident 46974

2014-01-13  

The bldg. renovation is great. Staffs are nice and friendly. It would be nice if there is a party room provided and a gym. The deck also in the back of the building need to be fixed. I can't wait that the air conditions upgrade will be over. It is re...

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Verified Resident 46721

2014-01-10  

In 2011 the bldg was very rundown, but b/c of the location, we took it. Its a 15 min walk to Friendship Heights,the L2/L1 runs right in front. The recent renovations have helped tremendously,but WRIT management can be unresponsive & unreasonable.

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Verified Resident 46500

2014-01-08  

Very good overall. Renovations have been fairly smooth, management and maintenance respond to repairs within a good timeframe. Noise is a bit of a problem, especially with the current renovations, but most neighbors are fairly quiet.

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Verified Resident 46399

2014-01-07  

It has been a great experience living in the Kenmore. The staff is great and very helpful. There is a 24/7 concierge service available so I do not have to stay at home for deliveries. The building is situated in a nice neighborhood with easy access t...

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Verified Resident 46246

2014-01-06  

I lived at the Kenmore thirty years ago when I was a student. In 2010, when I had to move back to Washington, I came back because I was pleased to see that the facilities had been updated without losing the quality of the living experience. I had pla...

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Verified Resident 46252

2014-01-06  

I have live here about a month and I like here. The staff are friendly, responsible and professional. Maintenance is rapid and helpful. The arrangement of rooms is very good and we like here sunny rooms. It is covenant access to shopping, transportat...

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Verified Resident 46281

2014-01-06  

For almost three years of living at this community I am extremely satisfied. It is only ten minutes drive to where I work and convenient access to shopping, church, school and public transportation. All the office staff are very friendly. I am very h...

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Verified Resident 31552

2013-12-31  

Not a very friendly tenant community, due to a great deal of transience, but very professional staff and clean building. Only significant issue is at least a ten minute walk to the metro, which is a problem in bvery hot or very wet weather. Xxxx

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Verified Resident 45647

2013-12-31  

Largely positive, although maintenance is usually slow to respond to requests. Mostly I have to find someone myself and get him to do the necessary work.Then they usually get the work done right away. There is nothing else to say except blah.

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Verified Resident 42196

2013-11-22  

This is a great place to live. It always feels safe and welcoming. The management and all other staff work hard to make it that way. They are extremely good at communicating with all the residents when things are happening or will happen in the futur...

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Verified Resident 39884

2013-11-06  

For the most part, I have been satisfied.I am very dissatisfied with the amount of time it takes for service to be completed.Also, the walls are thin and I can hear everything my upstairs neighbor does.My bike seat was stolen from the bike racks.

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Anonymous

2013-09-05  

I rarely hear my neighbors except for opening and closing their doors, but this doesn't happen at all hours. However, their service is appalling. I have an upcoming trip that will be several weeks long, and they refuse to tell me more than that they ...

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Verified Resident 31638

2013-09-04  

Welcome home feeling and always a greeting, smile and good cheer. There is many places to live in D.C. but I would say they do not have the professionalism and service of Kenmore Apartments. It is a safe, secure place to call home. Thank you

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Verified Resident 31510

2013-09-03  

The community itself is decent and in a pretty good location. Staff is friendly. The value-to-cost can leave something to be desired, however. For the Area, it is my understanding the cost is comparable (however, it varies GREATLY for the same apt in...

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Verified Resident 28569

2013-08-11  

Lease application process is somewhat cumbersome, but this is the best building I have found in the DC area in my price range. Bit of a walk to the metro, but you can take a bus; renovations mean everything is new-ish (In my apartment every paintable...

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Verified Resident 28210

2013-08-07  

The staff are very helpful and friendly, and they make me feel safe in my new apartment.

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Verified Resident 27926

2013-08-06  

I have had many issues with the closet doors and toilet. however overall my time here has been positive. It is a very positive and quiet environment. However I think there needs to be more social events geared towards 20-30 age group of residents.

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Verified Resident 23878

2013-07-16  

Good community, very safe, but sometimes dealing with the management can be very difficult.

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Verified Resident 23892

2013-07-16  

The office team did not respond to my phone calls or emails. Though the building is aesthetically pleasing, I feel completely ignored by the office management. Workers were in my house every weekday for 7 weeks, to complete the HVAC project that I di...

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KenNoMore

2013-04-23  

I am a current resident moving out next month. I have lived here for nearly a year. We somehow got a rent of $2150 per month (including all utilities except cable) for a two bed two bath, but they want to raise our rent now to $2900, which is outrage...

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Verified Resident 13120

2013-04-19  

This is an older building, but pretty solid. Generally quiet, but road noise is a problem from Conn. Ave. The rent is pretty outrageous, but we are told it's cheap for the area. A/C is feeble, but they say it will be replaced. Very hot in the winter,...

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Verified Resident 12437

2013-04-16  

I have had no problems since I moved in. Great staff, and enjoying my new apartment.

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Verified Resident 12457

2013-04-16  

I've been very happy here. Most issues have been relatively minor and I love my apartment. Wish they would renovate the hallways and I do think response times of the management staff to emails could be better. But on the whole I very much like living...

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Anonymous

2012-05-12  

I have been living at the Kenmore for about a year now. The Kenmore is a great place for the price. My favorite thing about The Kenmore is that it is located on a nice strip of stores and restaurants. Safeway, CVS, an independent grocery store, a yog...

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flipjd1981

2011-08-03  

I recently started a job in DC and looked for apartments for several days. Eventually, I decided to rent here because the price was reasonable considering the area, there is plenty of street parking, the staff is responsive, and has easy access to pu...

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Anonymous

2011-03-22  

The Kenmore has bed bugs. My neighbor had them in her apartment and moved out after being here just six months. She said the pest company that treated her apartment did not use what she had heard are the proper methods, and that management had not be...

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Anonymous

2011-03-21  

The Kenmore needs a lot of attention, it has new owners, a new on-site management crew and a lot needs to be done. It is a real shame. Years ago, The Kenmore was one of "the places" to live in DC, and the rent was reasonable. After being here for 23 ...

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Anonymous

2011-03-21  

I lived at the Kenmore 7 years and moved a few months ago. I moved in around 2003 when the building was owned by Archstone and it was a great value for the price and relatively quiet. Most of the neighbors were older and settled. In 2006 the building...

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concernedresident0257

2011-01-18  

During the day the basement double doors to the trash receptacles is left open, making the lease security key moot -- at night recently the basement main door is left propped, and the silent alarm is going berserk -- something is going on in the back...

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elicat10

2010-12-11  

I've lived here at The Kenmore since I accepted a job with the federal government a little less than a year ago and moved here from another state. The complex seems to be pretty well maintained. No real problem with bugs, but I used bug spray all aro...

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Anonymous

2010-08-20  

The building has changed a lot since 1985 but it is still a nice place to live. One tenant has been in the building since 1957. I wish the bus started running at 4 rather than 5 in the morning -- the walk to Friendship Heights is sometimes hard in th...

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italia69

2010-06-26  

So, since the bus and MD is near and the rent is cheap for the area, certain people that are not from up here live here...they are louder, cuss, speed, the front desk has orange hair/weave and cant speak proper. Im sorry, but upper north west is to h...

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Anonymous

2009-10-29  

It has no amenities but it's in a great part of town. We were lucky and only paid $1320/mo on a spacious one bedroom on a higher floor facing Connecticut Ave. We realize that most other newer tenants didn't get the same break. There's almost always s...

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Anonymous

2009-08-31  

I've been living here for over a year, and I really enjoyed the experience. The building is well maintained, clean and quiet, the lobby is welcoming and the staff have always been helpful. Also, the kitchen appliances are in excellent condition. I've...

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Anonymous

2009-08-31  

We went to tour the Kenmore and put our application in on a Monday evening. The leasing agent, ------, told us that she would get back to us about our application on Thursday, since she was off on Tuesday. She never called and I called her Friday aro...

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Anonymous

2009-07-31  

Since WRIT took over the building service and maintenance has suffered greatly. Damage to common areas (stained carpets, scratched up paint, etc) often remains for months. Repairs to apartments are often done poorly or not at all. Staff is frequently...

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Anonymous

2009-07-05  

I currently live in this apartment and its a wonderful to place to live.It's very close to the friendship heights metro and the chevy chase circle.Walkable to safeway.I enjoy staying here.The staff is very friendly.

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Anonymous

2008-11-17  

I moved there in '04 and initially it was a nice place and clean. However, I found as years progressed, especially in the past year, the management has made less effort to maintain the building. The cleaniliness is sub-par if that. This year I have c...

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Anonymous

2008-04-20  

Leasing staff was great. I finshed school and had to more back home to help my mother. But they found me a place back home! i cant believe it....With that i can transfer back to the kenmore with no problems!

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Anonymous

2007-04-23  

I've lived in the Kenmore for almost 2 years (June 2005 - present). I've lived in both the Studio and 1BR units. My overall experience has been slightly above neutral. The good: The concierge desk is very friendly, and available 24 hours. They are he...

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danielleindc

2007-02-23  

I've lived in the Kenmore for almost seven months now and nothing horrible has happened. My roomate and I occasionally see a bug or two in the kitchen, so that is probably the worst thing. We have a 2 br/2 ba corner apartment where the biggest plus i...

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Anonymous

2006-12-08  

Just moved out of the Kenmore a few days ago, simply because I'm sick of paying inflated DC real estate prices. However, compared to most other places in NW (the nice areas, that is...think red line, not green line), it's a pretty good deal. The othe...

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Anonymous

2006-11-04  

I haven't had any problems with bugs, that other people have mentioned. When I have had minor problems, they were quickly fixed, and the doorstaff and maintenance staff were quite friedly and helpful. There's a wide spectrum of people living here, f...

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Anonymous

2006-09-06  

I was a little nervous about moving in because of all the negative comments here. But I've had a great first month. No major problems at all. The only problems I've had were very minor and management handled them quickly and professionally. I actuall...

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Anonymous

2006-08-26  

This apartment building is a great palce to live. I does not matter where you live some knucklehead will always find something to complain about. Remember when a resident does not get their way they complain and blame maintenance for everthing.

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srafnel

2006-08-10  

I lived at the Kenmore for a year in a third floor studio and moved out in April 06. The apartment itself wasn't bad, the kitchen had been updated but had one of those mini-stoves-- you could really only cook with one pan at a time. The worst part wa...

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Anonymous

2006-08-06  

I read this site before I actually went through with leasing an actually unit from the Kenmore. I chose to believe all the residents who said the bug issue was no big deal. I seriously have lived her for a week. I kill about 3 roaches per day, someti...

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joyafrica77

2006-07-11  

Liked it when we first moved in but scraping noises traveled through the vents early in the morning and we could hear someone walking down the steps from 5 or 6 flights up (right by stairwell). Parking expensive, bus service right outside door (if th...

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Anonymous

2006-03-17  

The Kenmore is in a good location, safe, quiet and in a very good location. My only real complain is with the ventilation. The building is very warm and I have not had to put on the heat all winter. There is no air conditioning, just a ceiling fan an...

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Anonymous

2006-02-22  

I am a university student and have lived at the Kenmore for about six months now, with my boyfriend who is a grad student. In those six months, I have only seen bugs of any kind on two occasions, both of which were in the laundry room. I originally m...

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Anonymous

2006-01-30  

I've lived at the Kemore for two years and have been overall really happy with my experience. The staff is incredbily friendly and attentive. I love the neighborhood-- everything one would need is in a three block radius. My apartment is newly reveno...

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Anonymous

2006-01-30  

I have lived here for a year and will probably stay on for another. Certain things about the Kenmore are not great: it is way too hot in the winter, recycling is tough to do and I have seen some roaches. But the price is good and the neighborhood is ...

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Anonymous

2006-01-13  

I've lived here for almost a year and must say it is not as bad as some have described. Yes, there is a problem with the ac but you have to think about the age of the building. I think it was built in 1950! i have a one bedroom which is wonderful. Th...

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Anonymous

2006-01-10  

I've lived here for almost a year now, and while it is certainly far from perfect, I have had a positive experience all-in-all. Positives: 1) I have generally found this place to be pretty clean, and I have never once seen a bug in my apartment. I ...

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Anonymous

2005-12-19  

I lived here for a little over a year, and I never saw any bugs-- but then again, I lived on the top floor so I can't speak for other floors. I definitely don't think this place is "gross" as others have described, in fact, in my experience it was qu...

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hilespi920

2005-10-31  

Lovely starter apartment. Management helps with any and all problems. Other residents are wonderful and friendly. The bus lines are easy to use, and other services in the nieghborhood are at your fingertips; Safeway, CVS, many banks, community center...

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Anonymous

2005-09-23  

I lived at the Kenmore for a little over 1 year. I have to say overall, it was a pleasant experience. I would've stayed, but I got a dog, and moved to a place with more grass. Though some of the reviews posted earlier may be true (i.e., the smells, n...

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Anonymous

2005-04-15  

If you don't mind seeing 5" roaches in your stairwell, baby roaches throughout your kitchen, and average size roaches popping up in your cabinets and bathrooms, the Kenmore is the place for you! And forget an exterminator. When you put in a request f...

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Vuucky

2003-05-01  

I still live there and I don´t want to move. The neighborhood is AMAZING: 3 restaurants including a 24-hour diner and incredible Mexican place, several dry cleaners, banks, hair salons, the Avalon movie theatre, a Safeway, a gas station, and classy ...

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Anonymous

2002-06-06  

Hello! I work for the company that manages The Kenmore, and we do not give 40% Rent Increases. I would be interested in finding out more about the situation at hand. We have actually been capping our rent increases at lower increases than we woul...

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Anonymous

2002-05-09  

I lived at the Kenmore in an efficiancy apartment for approximately 7 months. It is in a relative safe location for D.C. with plenty of stores whithin walking distance and the bus right outside your door. Tenants consist mainly of middle class to ...

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WavesailR

2002-05-07  

How am I supposed to reply to an anonymous senders comments? I can be reached at Robert_luco@hotmail.com. I would be happy to explain fully what happened with my 40% increase. Rob.

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