Georgia Avenue / Brightwood

Brightwood is conveniently located along Georgia Avenue between Shepherd Park and Petworth, with Rock Creek Park on its western border.

This stable neighborhood of rowhouses and Art Deco-inspired dwellings include Fort Stevens, the site of the only Civil War battle to take place within DC.

Great Streets Retail Small Business Grants

Georgia Avenue is a designated Great Streets corridor. As funds become available small businesses can apply for grants to cover capital improvements and certain soft costs. In 2017, up to $50,000 was awarded per location.

New Development Underway

The Beacon Center is a mixed-use development, adjacent to Fort Stevens, which broke ground in Q4 2016. It will comprise of 99 affordable housing units, 2,500 SF of retail space, and recreation, community, institutional and office uses.

Local Restaurants & Ethnic Eateries

Since 2011, the area has seen the opening of Decadence, Desta Ethiopia Restaurant, Masai Mara, Simple Bar & Grille, Salt and Pepper Grill III, Wapa Café and in 2017 Oohs & Aahs will open their second location in the Walmart building.

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*All demographic data is for within 0.5 miles.