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Downtown Washington DC

Downtown Washington DC is known for its commercial and business district. Downtown D.C. surrounds the White House to the north and east. The Downtown area has a unique height limit to its buildings as they are not much taller than 110 feet. The height requirement adds to the the unique feeling of Downtown Washington DC.

Real Estate Listings in Downtown DC

There are currently no listings in this part of Washington DC, however, there are listings in other neighborhoods that are close to Park View. Take a look at the ones listed below!

  • Dupont Circle
  • Foggy Bottom
  • Logan Circle
  • Penn Quarter
  • Shaw
  • The listings below may not actually be in Downtown neighborhood, but they likely are at least very close to downtown, because their description includes the word at least once “downtown”

    Downtown Washington is home to many DC attractions. Museums like the International Spy Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Newseum and National Museum of Women in the Arts are located in Downtown. Famous restaurants and theaters such as Ford’s Theater and the National Theatre are also in Downtown Washington DC. Gallery Place, a commercial strip in Downtown lures in nightlife for shopping, dining, shows and bars.

    Downtown Washington has around 8,500 residents. This is a sizable population considering the height restrictions to buildings in this region and the small area. The metro is a great way to get around not only in Downtown, but all of Washington D.C. Mainly the boundaries of Downtown are New York Avenue, Massachusetts Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue and Indiana Avenue.

    There are many hotels located in Downtown Washington DC. Down DC is a busy and bustling area, but a great place to live with great ease of walking or transportation by the metro all around the District of Columbia. There are also many churches and grassy areas in Downtown Washington DC. Real estate in Downtown is literally in the heart of Washington.


    There are many schools in or around Downtown D.C.

    Downtown Schools

    • The School Without Walls
    • Corcoran College of Art and Design
    • Charles Sumner School
    • Emerson Preparatory School
    • George Washington University