From Its Art Deco architecture to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception to local anchors such as Dance Place, Brookland is a haven for arts and culture.

Furthermore, with tree-lined streets, single-family residences, a new town center and Metrorail access, the neighborhood offers tremendous retail and restaurant opportunities close to the heart of the nation’s capital.

New Residential Development

Brookland is one of the few DC neighborhoods with significant for-sale townhome construction occurring with more than 280 new residences built since 2011 and another 117 in the pipeline.

Monroe Street Market

This mixed-use project delivered 57,000 SF of retail/restaurant space and 562 apartments in 2014. Project anchors include The Arts Walk (27 artist studios), Barnes & Noble, Busboys & Poets, Starbucks Reserve, and Brookland Pint.

12th Street

The neighborhood’s “main street” has seen numerous new businesses open in the past few years including: Askale Café (2013), Brookland’s Finest (2014), Casey Trees (2010), Menomale (2012), Salumeria (2016) and Smith Public Trust (2014).


Population growth within 0.5 miles (2010–2016)

Centrally located to six hospitals

  • Children’s Hospital
  • Hospital for Sick Children Pediatric Center
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Providence Hospital
  • Veteran’s Administration Hospital
  • Washington Hospital Center

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