Cleveland Park

Cleveland Park

The residential area that is known as Cleveland Park is bounded by Rock Creek Park to the east, Wisconsin and Idaho Avenues, NW to the west, Klingle and Woodley Roads, NW to the south, and Rodman and Tilden Streets, NW to the north. Throughout the 1800s, the area was used by wealthy Washingtonians as a summer escape from the hot, humid, […]

Georgetown

Georgetown

Perhaps the best know neighborhood in Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers the best of old and new. The traditional boundaries of Georgetown are Dumbarton Oaks to the north, Rock Creek to the east, the Potomac River to the south, and Georgetown University to the west. Founded in 1751 along the shores of the Potomac River, the […]

Kalorama

Kalorama

Kalorama is comprised of two distinct neighborhoods: Kalorama Triangle and Sheridan-Kalorama. Kalorama Triangle is bordered by Connecticut Avenue, NW, Columbia Road, NW, Calvert Street, NW, and Rock Creek Park. Sitting adjacent is Sheridan-Kalorama, located between Connecticut Avenue, NW, Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Florida Avenue, NW, and Rock Creek Park. The word Kalorama comes from the Greek word meaning “fine […]

Kent

Kent

Kent is a neighborhood in the District. However, it has a more suburban feel. It is bound by Loughboro Road, NW to the north, MacArthur Boulevard, NW to the southwest, and Battery Kemble Park and Chain Bridge Road, NW to the southeast. Some of the earliest inhabitants of the newly formed District of Columbia lived […]

Massachusetts Avenue Heights

Massachusetts Avenue Heights

Massachusetts Avenue Heights is a tiny neighborhood bounded to the north by Woodley Road, NW, to the southwest by Massachusetts Avenue, NW, to the east by 34th Street, NW, and to the west by Wisconsin Avenue, NW. The neighborhood is dominated by landmarks and bustling retail spaces. Only a very small, triangular section adjacent to […]

Wesley Heights

Wesley Heights

Wesley Heights is a very small neighborhood. It is bordered by Nebraska Avenue, NW to the north, New Mexico Avenue, NW to the east, Battery-Kemble Park to the west, and Glover Parkway, NW to the south. Prior to its development, the land that today makes up Wesley Heights was primarily undeveloped farmland and woodland. W.C. […]