A neighborhood well-known for its history and urban nature, Deanwood’s neighborhood revitalization program efforts have made it a destination.

New housing, retail and office spaces near the Minnesota Avenue Metrorail Station are focusing new investment in this corner of DC.

Business Resources

The Ward 7 Business Partnership and Deanwood Heights Main Streets offer storefront improvement programs, technical assistance, advertising and marketing, business directories and market analysis.

$15 Million in Infrastructure Investments

Completed in 2012, Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue now features a reconfigured single lane roadway to allow for traffic calming, landscaped medians, bicycle lanes, new sidewalks and street lighting. In addition, six bridges over Watts Branch were rehabilitated.

Great Streets Retail Small Business Grants

Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue and Minnesota Avenue are designated Great Streets corridors. As funds become available small businesses can apply for grants to cover capital improvements and certain soft costs. In 2016, up to $85,000 was awarded per location.

New Development

  • The Warrenton Group and Pennrose Properties are currently constructing Deanwood Hills, a 150-unit apartment building, with an anticipated delivery in 2018.
  • The historic Strand Theatre site will be redeveloped into 9,200 SF of retail and 86 residential units by The Warrenton Group & WMCDC.


Population growth within 0.5 miles (2010–2016)

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