The neighborhood of Douglass Washington D.C. is named after a famous abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. Douglass’s former home is about a mile north of the Douglass area. Douglass is one of the up and coming DC areas. Banks, restaurants and event centers are popping up in Douglass. Home values are also rising in Douglass DC.
Along with new homes, Douglass has many public housing apartments and condo's. New developments are in the planning stage for more Douglass housing for the coming future.
Douglass has an abundance of high quality public and private schools in or around the area. Douglass is served by the District of Columbia Public Schools.