Bloomingdale was featured in the Washington Post back on April 19, 2008. If you missed it, you may want to check out the article The Word Is Out About Bloomingdale. The Post summarized the neighborhood in the following manner.
BOUNDARIES: North Capitol Street on the east, Florida Avenue NW on the south, Second Street NW on the west and Bryant and Channing Streets NW on the north
SCHOOLS: Gage-Eckington Elementary, Shaw Junior High, Dunbar Senior High and Cardozo Senior High
HOME SALES: In the past 12 months, 24 condos sold, from $235,000 to $579,000, with half the sales in the $300,000s, according to Carlos Garcia of Keller Williams Capital Properties. There were 55 houses sold, from $295,000 to $865,000. There are 34 houses listed for sale, priced from $230,000 to $788,000. Seventeen condos are listed, from $249,000 to $595,000.
WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: Big Bear Cafe, Windows Cafe, Crispus Attucks Park, Howard University Hospital, many corner convenience stores
WITHIN 10 MINUTES BY CAR: In light traffic, U Street NW corridor, Logan Circle, U.S. Capitol, downtown Washington