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  • DC’s government website includes comprehensive information on news, services and events.
  • Washington’s First Online Community. The site includes a forum if you have any questions of residents before making your decision to move.
  • DC Neighborhood Map (PDF): View a map of DC’s neighborhood boundaries.

14th St NW Corridor

  • MidCity Life: Discover Life On (and just off) the U Street and 14th Street Corridors

Adams Morgan

Anacostia Waterfront


  • “Straddling the former Boundary Street (now Florida Avenue) Bloomingdale became known for its quiet streets and accessibility. The proximity to Howard University, Catholic University, the Children’s Hospital, historical landmarks, and other commercial venues have made Bloomingdale the ideal “suburb” of Washington…”
  • Bloomingdale Neighborhood Blog: A resource for residents


  • The Brightwood Community Association “Brightwood’s streets are lined with mature trees and well-tended lawns. Stately Colonial and Tudor homes — as well as Wardman rowhouses, Bauhaus-inspired townhomes, established apartment buildings, and new condominiums — welcome residents of all ages…”


  • The Burleighth Neighborhood’s Yahoo Group: The BCA Yahoo Groups listserve is sponsored by the Burleith Citizens Association as a timely community and neighborhood exchange of locally relevant information and discussion.

Capitol Hill/Eastern Market

  • The Hill is Home: “The Hill is Home is an online news source designed to build community, connect neighbors, share news, and celebrate Washington, DC’s Capitol Hill neighborhood…”
  • Eastern Market: “Welcome to Eastern Market, Washington DC’ss oldest continually operated fresh food public market. Located in the heart of the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, Eastern Market is DC�s destination for fresh food, handmade arts and crafts, and community events.”
  • Eastern Market Flea Market: “The Flea Market at Eastern Market in 2010, entered its 27th year, managed by Tom Rall. The Flea Market, which boasted on its 3rd year of operation that had exhibitors from 5 states, now hosts up to 100 exhibitors from 5 continents!…”

Chinatown/Penn Quarter

  • PQ Living: “Operational since February of 2006, Penn Quarter Living is a regular news and information site focused on living, working, going out and generally enjoying all that downtown Washington DC’s East End has to offer. We cover downtown DC east of the White House and west of the Capitol with the focal point being the Penn Quarter’s 7th Street corridor.”
  • Gallery Place: “Gallery Place is the ultimate urban retail destination in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s Chinatown neighborhood. Our dynamic complex combines business, shopping, dining and entertainment all under one roof and within walking distance to many of Washington, D.C.’s cultural attractions…”
  • Chinatown Community Cultural Center: “The Chinatown Community Cultural Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, located in the thriving Chinatown neighborhood of Downtown Washington D.C. The Chinatown Community Cultural Center (CCCC) seeks to promote and preserve Chinatown and its cultural identity while celebrating the rich Chinese culture, history, language, and heritage deeply embedded in this community…”

Cleveland Park

  • Welcome to Cleveland Park: “Cleveland Park. A northwest Washington D.C. neighborhood located along Connecticut Avenue at metro’s red line Cleveland Park stop, two blocks north of the National Zoo, and along Wisconsin Avenue, two blocks north of the National Cathedral…”
  • Cleveland Park Historical Society: “The mission of the Cleveland Park Historical Society is to maintain and enhance the character and strength of Cleveland Park as an historic, multi-faceted, urban residential neighborhood. CPHS seeks to preserve the traditional architecture of the historic district through recommendations to the DC Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB)…”
  • The Cleveland Park Yahoo Group

Columbia Heights

  •’s Profile: “Come and be a witness to change in Columbia Heights, where the charmingly traditional meets the latest in urban planning. Rich in history, Columbia Heights stands today as a dynamically evolving neighborhood dotted with new venues for performing arts and zesty Latin eateries…”
  •’s Profile: “A Washington, DC Community on the move. The folks who live, work and play in Columbia Heights invite you to drop in and visit for awhile. We’re not hard to find. Columbia Heights is located in the heart of Washington just a mile north of the White House.”
  • The Columbia Heights Yahoo Group

Columbia Heights

  • “Crestwood describes the greater Crestwood/Carter Barron community. This is an area that covers a broader region than the single member Crestwood Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) district 4A08. The area is bounded by Rock Creek Park to the south and west, and 16th Street and Colorado Avenue, west of 16th Street…”

Dupont Circle

  • Dupont Circle Citizens Association: “The Dupont Circle Citizens Association (DCCA) brings neighbors together to enjoy and improve the quality of life in our diverse urban neighborhood. The greater Dupont Circle neighborhood is a lively mix of homes, embassies, restaurants, shops, and galleries —and one of the city’s most architecturally significant neighborhoods…”
  • WikiPedia: “Dupont Circle is served by the Washington Metro Red Line at the Dupont Circle Metro station. There are two entrances: north of the circle at Q Street NW and south of the circle at 19th Street NW…”
  •’s Profile: “In this vibrant, cosmopolitan neighborhood, you will find some of the city’s finest museums and historic homes as well as an array of ethnic restaurants, unique bookstores, embassies, and Washington’s largest concentration of private art galleries…”
  • Dupont Circle’s Yahoo Group

East of River


Foggy Bottom

  •’s Profile: “Nestled between Lafayette Square and Georgetown, and just south of Dupont Circle, lies bustling Foggy Bottom. Abuzz with George Washington University students and celebrated for its pathways into Rock Creek Park, this neighborhood is also known for its world-class performing arts venues, fine dining, and political landmarks…”


  • Foxhall Community Citizens Association: “Our mission is to preserve the quality of life and unique architectural character of our community, and to promote friendship, neighborly feeling and social contacts while advancing the general interests of residents and homeowners. Join us. Get involved. Welcome…”


  • Georgetown Life: “Welcome to the official website for Georgetown in Washington, D.C.! Rich in history and culture, this charming and vibrant neighborhood offers the discerning explorer the most exciting combination of treasures from the expected to the one-of-a-kind…”
  •’s Profile: “Standing amid the hustle and bustle of Georgetown’s main drag, you’d never suspect that a placid 18th-century port town hides here. Nestled beyond the trendy restaurants, designer shops, and lively bars, you’ll find picturesque gardens, historic house museums, and a healthy helping of political intrigue…”

Glover Park

  • Glover Park DC: “Welcome to, a website for current, past and future residents of Glover Park. This site is designed and managed by Chris Jones, a long-time Glover Park resident…”
  • Glover Park’s Yahoo Group

H St NE/Capitol Hill

  • About H Street: “The vibrant community along H Street is developing into an arts and entertainment district and it’s a neighborhood to keep an eye on! Here’s an alphabetical guide to the restaurants, nightclubs and entertainment venues on H Street:..”


  • Hillcrest Community Civic Association: “Hillcrest is a community of rolling hills, manicured lawns, red brick colonials and ramblers. The Penn-Branch and Hillcrest neighborhoods are full of civic-minded, people, who love their neighborhoods. The communities of Hillcrest and Penn-Branch, which were once considered suburbs of Washington, D.C., are often referred to as the best-kept secrets of Washington…”


  • WikiPedia: “Kalorama Triangle and Sheridan-Kalorama are two very affluent residential neighborhoods in Northwest Washington, D.C. Kalorama Triangle is bordered by Connecticut Avenue, Columbia Road and Calvert Street/Rock Creek Park…”

LeDroit Park

  • LeDroit Park Civic Association: “LeDroit Park, the exclusive suburb of Washington, D.C., was a small subdivision purchased in 1873 by Amzi Barber, a trustee of Howard University. The University was founded in 1867 and LeDroit Park was created in 1873…”

Logan Cirlce

Mt. Pleasant

  • Mount Pleasant Virtual Community: “Welcome to the Mount Pleasant Virtual Community. This site provides information about Mount Pleasant for both residents and visitors and is aimed to offer information which is of interest to the community…”
  •’s Profile: “With its main streets and town square, Mount Pleasant still feels like the village it once was. But it has also seen lives as a fashionable streetcar suburb, a solid working-class neighborhood, and an enclave of counterculture politics…”



  • Wikipedia: “The neighborhood was originally the site of two separate country estates in Washington County, D.C., a then-unincorporated part of the District of Columbia: Petworth, the 204-acre (0.83 km2) estate of Col. John Tayloe, and the 183-acre (0.74 km2) Marshall Brown estate, which eventually also became the property of the Tayloe family…”
  • Prince of Petworth: “Topics covered include quality of life, real estate, architecture, renovations, development, restaurants, bars, art, museums and other general observations. The site has become an indispensable resource for those seeking to navigate the joys and difficulties of living and working in our nation’s capital…”


  • Wikipedia: “Shaw is sometimes considered to include Logan Circle, Truxton Circle, and other neighborhoods east of 16th Street and north of Downtown Washington, D.C., but in recent years those neighborhoods have become seen as separate entities…”
  • A blog for Shaw, DC
  • Shaw Main Streets: “Shaw Main Streets, Inc. (SMS) is a non-profit organization facilitating a community-driven process to revitalize the 7th and 9th Street commercial corridors of the Shaw area following a comprehensive four-point strategy of organization, public outreach and marketing, physical improvements, and economic development…”

Shepherd Park

  • Shepherd Park Citizens Association: “Shepherd Park is a thriving, friendly, diverse and historic neighborhood in the District of Columbia. We are located in the northern “point” of DC — north of Walter Reed Army Medical Center between Georgia Avenue and Rock Creek Park, and we include the neighborhoods between 16th Street and Rock Creek Park that are also known as Colonial Village and North Portal Estates…”


  • Southwest Neighborhood Assembly: “collectively the southern riverfront, spans the area south of Independence Avenue; south and east of the SE-SW Freeway (I-395 and I-295), west of the 11th Street Bridge; and northeast of the Potomac River and northwest of the Anacostia River…”

Spring Valley

  • Wikipedia: “Spring Valley is an affluent neighborhood in northwest Washington, D.C., known for its large homes and tree-lined streets. The neighborhood houses the main campus of American University at 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, as well as Wesley Theological Seminary at 4500 Massachusetts Avenue…”

Takoma Park


  • “Indeed, Tenleytown has one of the more eclectic mixes of shops and cafes in town. You need not leave the neighborhood to buy rare cigars, obscure golf supplies, and rugged outdoor gear…”
  • Tenleytown Yahoo Group

U Street/14th Street/Shaw

  •’s Profile: “Experience the renaissance of Duke Ellington’s neighborhood, the historic heart of DC’s African American community, where name entertainers, black-owned businesses, and grand movie theaters once made U Street the place to be…”
  • Destination36: “If you want to enjoy Washington DC shopping, come to the 14th and U Street district. While exploring the U Street stores in DC, you can also experience the renaissance of the late Duke Ellington”s neighborhood…”
  • Wikipedia: “The U Street Corridor is a commercial and residential neighborhood in Northwest Washington, D.C with many shops, restaurants, nightclubs, art galleries, and music venues along a nine-block stretch of U Street…”

Woodley Park

  • “Get to know the stone gargoyles (including one shaped like Darth Vader!) carved into façade of the stunning Washington National Cathedral. Take the kids to see giant panda cub Tai Shan at the National Zoo…”