Mount Pleasant

Multicultural and multilingual, Mount Pleasant is one of DC’s most eclectic neighborhoods its main neighborhood serving corridor, Mount Pleasant Street, is the international flair and vibrancy of this community.

With high-density housing close to DC’s largest park, Rock Creek Park, a retail shopping corridor and easy access to downtown, Mount Pleasant provides a unique small town feel.

Multicultural “Main Street”

Local businesses that occupy the two and three-story buildings along Mount Pleasant Street include, Beau Thai, Each Peach Market, El West, Logan’s Antiques, Marx Café, Purple Patch, Paisley Fig and Suns Cinema, among other unique establishments.

Mount Pleasant Historic District

Qualified property owners of contributing commercial properties in Mount Pleasant have access to tax credits and other incentives to rehabilitate their space.

New Development

The Meridian Hill Baptist Church site is being redeveloped into 85 rental units through adaptive re-use and new construction with an anticipated delivery of Q2 2017.


Population growth within one mile (2010–2016)


Residents within a 10-minute walk


Population aged 20-34


Average household income

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*All demographic data is for within 0.5 miles.