In this perfect Washington party space, he has hosted book signings, political fundraisers and Independence Day celebrations within sight of the fireworks over the Mall. “It’s a place where I can hold events for causes that I really care about,” the Boston-born Democrat says, noting a July fundraiser staged for Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley who is campaigning for Maryland’s governorship.
Epstein bought his corner-unit in the PN Hoffman-built condominium two years ago –almost by accident. “I was looking at a place across the hall during an open house and walked in this one by happenstance,” he says. “I immediately fell in love with the space.” Before then, his home was a rental in American University Park. “That house and the neighborhood weren’t my style. I wanted space that was more open.”