Found in Northwest Washington, D.C., centered at the intersection of 18th Street NW and Columbia Road, about 1.5 miles north of the White House. Known for its broad mix of cultures and activities, Adams Morgan has both residential and entertainment areas, with a vibrant nightlife, particularly along 18th Street NW. The area is not directly served by the Metro but DC Circulator Bus connects the area with the closest two Metro Stations.
Known for its diversity, thriving restaurants and amazing panoramic views of downtown DC. Home to DC USA, 890,000-square-foot retail space across the street from Metro Station.
Howard University Campus in NW DC with many historical landmarks, art gallery, 9 residential halls, hospital and school buildings.
Includes the residential neighborhoods of Kalorama Triangle and Sheridan-Kalorama. The area is accessible from the Dupont Circle and Woodley Park Metro stations, as well as various bus lines.
Located immediately southeast of Howard University known for its history and 19th century Victorian protected architecture that was historically developed and marketed as a "romantic" neighborhood with narrow tree-lined streets.
Is a small urban neighborhood two miles north of the White House. Lanier Heights consists primarily of row houses, plus a number of low- and medium-rise apartment buildings. The architecture is generally typical of the early twentieth century, in a variety of styles, especially Classical Revival. Some of the apartment houses have distinctive, well-crafted Art Deco designs.
The neighborhood is bounded by National Rock Creek Park to the north and west. Structures in this area are primarily row houses, with some subdivided into one or two apartments. A few of the original 19th-century wood-frame houses remain, mostly north of Park Road. The eastern border of Mount Pleasant, along Sixteenth and Mount Pleasant Streets, is marked by mid-rise apartment buildings. These buildings offer rental apartments, condominiums and cooperatives. A four-block commercial corridor with convenience shopping in the neighborhood extends along Mount Pleasant Street.
Is located immediately north of Howard University. Mostly a residential community, Park View is a quiet corner of the city. The community is well served by two Metro stations on the yellow and green line.
Largely occupied by Howard University it is commonly referred to as Howard Town.
Shaw is a residential neighborhood dominated by 19th-century Victorian row houses with an upscale retail hub. The community is well served by three Metro stations on the yellow and green line along with bus service. Parts of the neighborhood are also in Ward 2 and Ward 6
Sometimes referred to as Cardozo/Shaw or Cardozo, it is a commercial and residential and Historical district. U Street is a largely Victorian-era neighborhood, developed between 1862 and 1900. The neighborhood's landmark buildings are nearly all the works of prominent early 20th century African American architects. In the early 2000 with luxury apartment buildings added, U Street is now promoted as an upscale yet "hip" dining, shopping, and nightlife area. The community is well served by two Metro stations on the yellow and green line along with bus service.
The neighborhood is home to the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and the Washington International School and the gated community of Hillandale.
A small, historic area east of Downtown with a Chinese gate over H street.
Is the central business district located north of the National Mall and US Capitol area. The core of the downtown district is mostly commercial office buildings but has a growing residential influx. With a number of attractions, including museums, theaters, public urban parks and the largest paved Sq, Freedom Plaza the downtown area is one to explore.
Gets its name from the traffic circle that defines the layout of the area located in the heart of the neighborhood. The area's rowhouses, primarily built before 1900, feature variations on the Queen Anne and Richardsonian Romanesque revival styles. Rarer are the palatial mansions and large freestanding houses that line the broad, tree-lined diagonal avenues that intersect the circle. Many of these larger dwellings were built in the styles popular between 1895 and 1910. The Dupont Circle neighborhood is home to numerous embassies, many of which are located in historic residences. One metro stop serves the community with access to the red line.
Is a triangular area in DC occupied by 10 large city and federal office buildings, all of which are part of the Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site.
One metro stop serves the community with access to the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.
Is one of the oldest late 18th- and 19th-century neighborhoods in DC which is located west of the Whitehouse. Foggy Bottom is thought to have received its name due to an atmospheric quirk of its low lying, marshy riverside location. Home to George Washington University's main campus, JFK Center for Performing Arts and many federal government offices, including the State Department.
One metro stop serves the community with access to the Blue, Orange and Silver lines as well as bus service.
Is a historic neighborhood and a commercial and entertainment district situated along the Potomac River and is home to the main campus of Georgetown University and the oldest house in DC, The Old Stone House built in 1765. There is no Metro station but you can find bus and trolly service.
The historic residential neighborhood with two districts is transected with a traffic circle park at its core maintained by the National Parks Service. It is the only major circle downtown that remains entirely residential which is an eight-block area surrounding the circle, containing 135 late-19th-century residences designed predominantly in the Late Victorian and Richardsonian Romanesque styles of architecture. The second historic area is Fourteenth Street Historic District with over 765 properties.
Is a city square and neighborhood with Carnegie Library located in its center.
This neighborhood boasts a variety of entertainment and commercial establishments including museums, theaters, cinemas, restaurants, bars, contemporary art galleries, a department store and retail shops. The area is also home to a popular farmers market and several food, wine, art, and culture focused festivals. Home to Capital One Arena, FBI Headquarters, many museums and theaters. Four metro stops serve the community with access to the all lines as well as bus service and DC Circulator.
Is a business district mostly occupied by offices for various branches of the U.S. Government, including many of the museums of the Smithsonian Institution. The few non-governmental businesses in the neighborhood include five hotels, St. Dominic's Catholic Church, a few restaurants, a power station for the neighborhood, the First District police station, and commercial spaces in lobbies of hotels and office buildings.
Three metro stops serve the community with access to all lines.
The West End is home to numerous luxury hotels, upscale condominiums, and fine dining restaurants.
Named for the American University and known as AU Park, this neighborhood is situated against the Maryland border in the Northwest quadrant of the city. It has the highest elevations in the city. Friendship Park, often called Turtle Park, serves as a center for community activity.
A suburban neighborhood, naturally isolated from the more cosmopolitan parts of the city by its location between parks. It is home to the Embassy of Germany and George Washington University's Mt. Vernon campus.
Is a small, affluent residential neighborhood composed primarily of single-family detached houses and Edwardian row houses, although the Wisconsin Avenue and Cathedral Avenue corridors of Cathedral Heights are lined with apartment buildings, condominiums, and cooperative complexes.
Is a neighborhood in northwest DC that borders Maryland. Three metro stops serve the community with access to the red line along with Metrobus service. The neighborhood's major commercial road, Connecticut Avenue NW is home to small locally owned businesses, apartments, a community center, and a regional branch of the D.C. Public Library. Multiple area parks can be found here too.
The neighborhood is known for its many late 19th century homes and the historic Art Deco Uptown Theater. It is also home to the William L. Slayton House and the Park and Shop, built in 1930 and one of the earliest strip malls.
A purely residential, and consists of only five streets: Reservoir Road, Foxhall Road, Hoban Road, 45th Street NW, and Hadfield Lane.
A residential neighborhood, frequently referred to as Van Ness, both because of its proximity to the University of the District of Columbia (UDC)'s Van Ness campus. Serviced by 1 metro stop along the red line and access to the Metrobus.
A mostly residential and architecturally distinct, from the vast majority of the homes are a brick Tudor style. The first homes were constructed along Reservoir Road and Greenwich Park Way in the mid-1920s.
It is often considered to be part of the Chevy Chase area. The most substantial aspects are the shopping plazas with many department stores, as well as numerous boutiques, day spas, a multiplex cinema and other services which cater to the residents as well as visitors to the area. The neighborhood also supports a number of offices, including the corporate headquarters of insurance giant GEICO and the Ritz-Carlton hotel chain, and a concentration of broadcast media studios. Serviced by 1 metro stop along the red line.
West of the Naval Observatory, this neighborhood is home to a few embassies and has a variety of restaurants and businesses, along with a playground and dog park.
It is a triangular-shaped suburban neighborhood, home to some of the most expensive homes in the city.
is a small neighborhood in Northwest Washington, DC, dominated by the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral. The only residential section of Massachusetts Heights is a small triangular wedge between Massachusetts Avenue and Garfield Street.
McLean Gardens is a 43-acre housing development built in 1942 as temporary housing for wartime defense workers on the former estate of newspaper publisher John R. McLean. In 1980, after a long battle by the tenants, who were able to secure the largest buy-out in DC history by a residents' association.
The neighborhood is home to the Van Ness campus of the University of the District of Columbia, and several embassies.
The grounds of the United States Naval Observatory and the official residence of the U.S. vice president.
One of the lesser-known neighborhoods in Washington, with a mixture of detached houses, townhouses and apartments. The homes along the bluff on Potomac Avenue offer a broad view of the Potomac River and the Virginia riverfront, with often impressive sunset views.
It houses most of the main campus of American University along with several embassy residences and high end mansions.
The area is the site of Fort Reno, one of the forts that formed a ring around Washington, D.C. during the American Civil War to protect the capital against invasions. It proved to be the crucial lookout point for preventing a siege of Washington, because it is the highest natural elevation point in the District of Columbia.Also the site of the oldest home in Washington, D.C. Charles Jones's home called "The Rest" was believed to be originally built around 1700. One Metro stop on the red line and metrobus access.