1160 First Street NE Washington, DC 20002 United States

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Apartments in Washington, DC just got even better.

We believe elevating where you live is about blending it seamlessly with how you live. We go to great lengths designing amenities and choosing locations that put everything within reach. Where you live, is where you come alive.

Right in the heart of NoMa, you will stumble upon the sophisticated property of Avalon First and M. You will find artistically planned studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom Washington DC apartments with a mix of Contemporary and Urban Style that will meet all your expectations and amenities that you ever dreamt of. Voted best apartment community in DC by Washington City Paper and Delta Associates, this unique way of life has not gone unnoticed. All of our rentals are equipped with state-of-the-art amenities like maple natural hardwood floors in foyer, kitchen, living and dining areas, linen closets, full-size washer and dryer in each apartment, double-paned windows, breakfast bars open to living area, defined entrance foyers with coat closets, and much more. The apartment community also provides a wide variety of top line facilities such as a SkyVue Rooftop Pool and Spa, The Cinema Theater, D'Tails pet salon, soundproof music practice jam-rooms, 24-hour resident concierge and a dry cleaning valet service. These great features combined with an efficient on-site staff make Avalon First and M the ideal place to live.

Washington DC Apartments by Avalon

As a resident of Avalon First and M in NoMa neighborhood, you will never experience a single dull moment. Washington D.C. offers you a world of excitement and entertainment. There are plenty of attractions to visit such as The White House, the Washington Monument, the National Air and Space Museum, and the Howard Theatre to name a few. There is also a vast array of shopping and dining venues to explore in your free time. And the surrounding city of Washington D.C. is also filled with so many amazing services.

Washington DC Apartment Community

As a resident of an Avalon community, you can experience the Avalon Advantage. This is a unique program designed to benefit all our members. All routine maintenance is addressed within one business day of a member's request to the management. Avalon also works individually with you to customize renting terms that meet your needs. If you're relocating or shifting cities, Avalon will also be happy to help you to find a new home in one of its many amazing communities. You will find it very simple to meet all your needs conveniently with Avalon.

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1160 First Street NE Washington, DC 20002 United States

Live Your Way

Maybe you want room to entertain. Maybe you're going for class without the extravagance. Maybe you'll know when you see it. So look around, and make yourself at home.

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Room dimensions, square footage, and features shown on the floor plan drawings are approximate and may vary between individual apartments that have similar layouts. Furniture shown on the floor plan drawings is representative and individual apartments come unfurnished unless specified otherwise. Quoted rent is per month for new move-ins to the community, based on the move-in date selected. Pricing may vary based on lease term. Quoted rent does not include other fees and charges that may be a part of your lease (i.e. utilities, parking, etc.). Please contact the community for details. Prior to signing a lease, quoted rent, specials, availability, and other terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. We require our own screening and do not accept comprehensive reusable tenant screening reports.

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Live Well-Appointed

You’ve put a lot in to get where you are. You deserve the freedom to enjoy it. So go ahead. Shed the hassles of ownership without sacrificing the comforts of home. Rent to live. Avalon style.

Features & Amenities

Apartment Features

  • Thoughtfully designed studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom floor plans
  • In-unit washers and dryers
  • High-speed Internet available
  • Pre-wired for cable and High Speed Internet
  • Full-size walkout exterior balconies in some units with window swing-door access, perfect for entertaining
  • Full-size pantry in every kitchen
  • Breakfast bars open to living area
  • Unique chef caliber kitchens featuring granite countertops designer backsplash and Italian cabinetr
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Built-in bookcases (in some apartment)
  • Maple hardwood floors in foyer, kitchen, living and dining areas
  • Separate dining area in some apartments
  • Inset doors with arched openings leading into bedrooms
  • Designer lighting package throughout
  • Designer details including crown molding throughout the apartment
  • Premium bathtubs, designed for soaking, with headrests and armrests
  • Most bedrooms designed with ensuite bathroom
  • Double vanities in some units with granite countertops
  • His and hers walk-in closets(in some apartments)
  • Full-size linen closet in each bathroom
  • Spacious walk-in closets
  • Defined entrance foyers with coat closets
  • Linen closets
  • Double-pane windows
  • Floor-to-ceiling glass windows in the living room in some units
  • Upgraded thermal and noise insulation
  • Double party wall construction acoustically isolates apartments from each other
  • Additional on-site storage available

Community Amenities

  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • SkyVue rooftop pool and spa
  • Bike storage
  • The Fridge
  • Think tank (study rooms)
  • Click! Café Internet lounge
  • Modern lounge area
  • Beautifully landscaped courtyard
  • Outdoor cinema theater
  • Elegant resident kitchen
  • WiFi access in common areas
  • Pick up your deliveries 24/7 via Amazon Hub package lockers
  • 24-hour concierge service
  • 24 hour front desk
  • On-site pet salon
  • Smoke-free community
  • Dry cleaning valet service
  • Voted best apartment building in DC by Washington City Paper readers
  • On-site retail
  • Commute easier with real-time transit information provided by TransitScreen®

Cats and dogs welcome! Check out WAG The Pet Program and see what we do to take pet-friendly living to the next level.

We partnered with CORT Furniture to make it easier for you to actually live in our apartment homes even when you can't have your own furniture come along.

More than a fitness center.

Everyone has their own definition of a healthy lifestyle, so we offer a variety of spaces and places, information and inspiration, and some little extras to help you find your fit.

Live and love, unconditionally.

Your pets are part of your family. That means finding a home that welcomes all of you. We couldn't agree more, which is why we offer pet-friendly communities across the country and created WAG The Pet Program to take pet-friendly living to the next level.

Move with AvalonBay. Enjoy the perks.

Change is inevitable. Should it happen to your apartment needs, you’ll get to keep the standard of service you expect at any one of our communities, with additional perks to smooth your transition.

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