Welcome to Northwest Washington DC
A myriad of activities awaits you in historically-significant Northwest DC. Home to Washington DC’s most important landmarks, from the White House to the National Mall, monuments, museums, and beautiful parks and gardens – no two days will be the same. The largest quadrant in the capital city is also the most accessible with every Washington Metro line running through it as well as being highly walkable. With its burgeoning art scene, shopping haven featuring big-name department stores to speciality boutiques, and foodie paradise – it is the ideal location for the young and the young-at-heart.
Your New Neighbors
In the interior, your neighbors in Northwest DC will range from millennials, to empty-nesters, and long-term residents, while young families are more prevalent in the exterior neighborhoods.
What You Will Love
Rock Creek Park is an 1,800-acre nature lover’s paradise that runs through the heart of Northwest Washington. Picturesque and serene, this urban park filled with historical sites, lush foliage, bridges, streams, and wildlife is the perfect location for a long walk, bike ride, jog, or even a slow drive to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city without leaving it.
Gargoyle hunting at the Washington National Cathedral is a whimsical adventure. See if you can find all 112 of these stone carvings which not only protect the Cathedral from dark forces, but are waterspouts that protect it from water damage.
Catch a fast-paced chess match at the DuPont Circle and then head out to Massachusetts Avenue where you can take a walk to admire spectacular Embassy Row.
The National Zoo, founded in 1889, is one of our nation’s oldest zoos and does not charge admission. Be sure to visit Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, on loan from China until 2020, these pandas and their son Bei Bei, born in January 2016 are the star attractions of the facility.
Northwest DC features a mixture of single family detached homes and row houses, condos, cooperatives, and designated affordable housing.