Neighborhoods

Petworth / Park View

Distinctive urban row houses, pastoral parks, historic institutions and growing businesses front Georgia Avenue, the longest commercial corridor in DC.

Petworth and Park View are emerging as vital urban neighborhoods that provide all of the advantages of city living.

Upshur Street – Boutique Retail + Dining

In the past three years numerous new businesses have opened including Himitsu (Japanese-inspired restaurant), Slash Run (American restaurant), Timber Pizza, Taqueria del Barrio (Mexican restaurant), and Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop.

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 2018, up to $50,000 was awarded per location.

Burgeoning Restaurant Scene

  • The area is home to numerous local favorites such as Looking Glass Lounge, DC Reynolds, Fish in the Neighborhood, Homestead and The Midlands (neighborhood beer garden).
  • Himitsu was named #4 Very Best Restaurants in Washington by Washingtonian in 2018.
  • Timber Pizza Co. was named to the Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand 2019 list.

Demographics

  • 185,000+ residents within a 10-minute car ride
  • 20,800-22,600 average daily traffic counts (Georgia Ave., NW)
  • Detailed demographics

Notable Retail + Restaurant Openings (2017-18)

  • Call Your Mother Deli – 2018
  • Capitol Cider House – 2018
  • Catrachitos Deli – 2018
  • Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop – 2017
  • Reliable Tavern – 2017
  • Taqueria del Barrio – 2017
  • Sweet Sosumba (Jamaican vegan cafe) – 2018

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