Welcome to Washington D.C.
A beautiful, historic capital city filled with a vibrant and affluent community
Washington D.C. is the nation’s capital and borders the states of Virginia and Maryland. Known for its stunning neoclassical architecture, the city houses America’s three branches of government: the White House, the Capitol Building, and the Supreme Court. Washington D.C. is filled with history, beautiful outdoor spaces, educational museums, and world-class music and nightlife. Washington D.C. has many residential areas that capture the beautiful historical architecture of the area, as well as the area around the Capitol building, known as “The Hill.”
The community in Washington D.C is always dynamic, with changing demographics and a vibrant art and music scene that reflects its residents. Washington D.C. has increased upward mobility, and residents enjoy living in an affluent community filled with rich history, culture, and plenty of resources from the Library of Congress to the Smithsonian Institutes. Washington D.C is an urban district, and many residents use public transportation, as the area is highly walkable.
What to Love
- The capital city of America
- Rich history with beautiful neo-classical architecture
- Ample educational amenities, monuments, and outdoor spaces
- High walkability and public transportation
- Dynamic culture with a vibrant art and music scene
Fast-paced and modern, yet steeped in rich history, Washington D.C. is a culturally vibrant community with a solid foundation. This affluent, urban metropolis is a melting pot for the community and features world-class dining, shopping, art, and music. Residents enjoy an active lifestyle rich in both outdoor recreation and opportunities for learning and community building.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The National Mall is the highlight of entertainment in the Washington D.C. Area. This outdoor recreational park features monuments, memorials, gardens as well as walking, and biking trails. Washington D.C. has a world-famous dining scene with cuisine from cultures all over the world. Rustically chic, Ambar features Balkan small plates in a cozy, elegant dining area in the Capitol Hill area. As an award-winning restaurant, Ambar’s menu includes an extensive wine list from the Balkan region, a creative and classic cocktail list, and Balkan beer.
The Wharf is a multi-billion dollar development that includes restaurants, condominiums, marinas, and live music venues. Visitors can stroll around the lovely walking paths, visiting restaurants and shops as they admire the harbor view. The Wharf includes delicious, classic seafood dishes served at The Municipal Fish Market, featuring local favorites such as fresh and cooked seafood, including blue crab, shrimp, and shucked oysters.
A summer concert series keeps visitors moving long into the night as they enjoy sparkling views of the marina. Additional entertainment options can be found at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, a multi-space production venue hosting music, comedy, and other entertainment performances.
Things to Do
Washington D.C. is vibrant and full of life, and there is no shortage of things to do. The National Mall features many nearby museums and exhibitions that are filled with educational events and content and free to the public. The Smithsonian National Zoo is one of the world’s best zoos and includes many unique exhibits featuring rare animals, environmental research, and fun events for the whole family.
The National Gallery of Art welcomes guests to be part of the shared experience of humanity through fine artwork. The Gallery features over 150,000 unique works of painting, sculpture, photographs, and more that celebrate the best of human creativity. The Library of Congress is the oldest cultural institution in the country and serves as the largest public library.
For outdoor pursuits, the United States Botanical Garden features pristine, manicured indoor and outdoor gardens with a wide selection of rare and tropical plants. Located just outside of Capital Hill, the Eastern Market features a lively indoor and outdoor market with fresh produce, seafood, meat, cheese, flowers, and more. This market is a hub for the community and showcases the wide array of cultures in the Washington, D.C. area.