Trinidad is right in the middle of quite a combination of of other towns. On the north side of Trinidad is the more industrial, lower income neighborhood of Ivy City. To the east lies the neighborhood of Carver Langston. D.C.’w wholesale food district, commonly called the Capital City market or the Florida market is located to the west, as well as Gallaudet University. Directly south of Trinidad is the H Street Corridor. The easter portion of this is sometimes called the Atlas District, including the Atlas Performing Arts Center.
The architecture in Trinidad consists mostly of flat porch-fronted style row homes, similar to craftsman style, that were especially popular during the 1920s. The northern reaches of Trinidad were developed as late as the 1940s.
The United States National Arboretum is one of Trinidads most popular features, located on the east side of the neighborhood. The Arboretum serves as a major center of botanical research, focusing specifically on developmental research on trees, shrubs, turf, and floral plants. There are many beautiful gardens and even some public artwork.