Formally named after the desegregation of two elementary schools in 1955, Adams Morgan has always had a unique place in mid-century city history.
Located in the center of north west Washington D.C., the Adams Morgan neighborhood is directly north of Dupont Circle. Formally named after the desegregation of two elementary schools in 1955, has always had a unique place in midcentury city history.
Today, it has a great mix of historic row houses and condo buildings where residents enjoy walking to the many shops, boutiques, and restaurants located in the heart of the neighborhood on 18th Street and Columbia Road.
From used book stores to vintage clothing, specialty chocolate shops to sushi spots, theres always something new to experience.
Active residents take advantage of their accessibility to Rock Creek Park’s running and biking trails as well as a nearby public aquatic center which offers exercise classes, a free pool, and a butterfly garden built by Michelle Obama herself.
At night, Adams Morgan is a destination for revelers from the city and nearby suburbs, drawn to the 18th Street strip of pubs, dance halls, and late night snacks.
If you want to be walking distance from two different metro lines and love the sound of living in D.C.’s first bohemian neighborhood, Adams Morgan may be the place for you.