Barracks Row

Steeped in U.S. history, 8th Street, SE is DC’s oldest commercial corridor and anchored by the Washington Navy Yard since 1798 and the United States Marine Corps Barracks, for which it is named, since 1801.

Experience the diverse dining and retail opportunities in one of the most prominent of the thriving Capitol Hill neighborhoods.


Population Growth within one mile (2010–2016)

30+ Restaurant & Outdoor Cafes

In the past three years 17 businesses have opened along the corridor including Rose’s Luxury, Garrison, Souk, Pure Barre, District Doughnut, Capital Teas, Medium Rare, Szechuan House, Café Kimchi, Capitol Hill Frame Shop, Hoffman Group, JaJo’s Barber & Stylist, Polygraph Creative, Eat Bar, Taoti Creative, Pineapple & Pearls and The Brig.

Top Restaurants

  • The DC Michelin Guide features six restaurants in the area (Ambar, Eat Bar, Cava Mezze, Garrison) with Pineapple & Pearls (2) & Rose’s Luxury (1) receiving stars.
  • Rose’s Luxury was chosen as the best new restaurant in the U.S. by Bon Appetit in 2014.

Human Rescue Alliance New HQ

The Humane Rescue Alliance (formerly the Washington Humane Society and Washington Animal Rescue League) will consolidate its five DC locations into a new 50,000 SF building at 1022 M Street, SE.

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*All demographic data is for within 0.5 miles.