Foggy Bottom / West End
Lovely tree-lined neighborhoods with all the urban conveniences
Foggy Bottom/West End is a great area for young professionals and young families. The neighborhood is located near Watergate, the World Bank and International Monetary Fund as well as George Washington University. There are many apartment buildings in the area, as well as row houses -- some with apartments to rent. You are in proximity to the entire West end of DC, including the river and memorials with easy access to public transportation making the entire city easily accessible.
Foggy Bottom/West End has Georgetown to the west, is bordered by Downtown and Dupont circle to its northeast, and has The Mall and West Potomac Park to its south and east. This location is perfect for working in numerous neighborhoods with easy transportation to Capitol Hill and businesses downtown. There is also no place more convenient for activities such as sports in the park, walking along the monuments, or water sports along the river.
Landmarks & scenes:
Foggy Bottom is a quick 10 minute walk to all the monuments but don’t forget some of the monuments closer to home!
Food & Drink:
Though a more urban looking area, Foggy Bottom is full of great eats with everything from Founding Farmers on Pennsylvania that serves farm to table fare, to District Commons, a classic American tavern.
This neighborhood offers everything from Whole Foods and Trader Joes to small local books stores covering all of your needs.
Theater, lectures, and exhibits aplenty at George Washington University as well as easy access to most neighborhoods in town with convenient metro stops in the area.
Sports & Outdoors:
Rock Creek park hiking trails are close by as are bike stations and the Rock Creek Bike trails. GW basketball is making a real name for itself, too, at the Smith Center on 23rd Street.
Arts & Culture:
With a real urban, business like feel, Foggy Bottom is kept young by numerous college students in the area as well as many young professionals working for big names like the IMF.