Shaw is experiencing an urban renaissance of unprecedented proportions thanks to its proximity to the downtown core, excellent transportation access and lively cultural and entertainment venues.
Residents enjoy the ever-increasing dining and retail commercial conveniences, while local and national retailers like the rapidly increasing demographics. Once home to jazz legend Duke Ellington, the Shaw neighborhood still pulses with a rhythm felt by residents and visitors alike.
Shopping, Dining & Entertainment Destination
- All Purpose – 2016 opening
- Bonobos – 2016
- Cava Grill – 2016
- The Howard Theater – 2012
- Landmark Theaters – 2015
- Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. – 2018
- ModCloth – 2018
- Seylou Bakery and Mill – 2017
- Union Kitchen Grocery – 2017
- Warby Parker – 2015
Top Restaurant Talent
- The Dabney’s Jeremiah Langhorne was named Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic by the James Beard Foundation in 2018 and Columbia Room won best American cocktail bar at 2017 Annual Spirited Awards.
- The Dabney, Kinship, and Metier all received 1 star in the 2019 Michelin Guide. Chercher Ethiopian Restaurant, Hazel, Kyirisan, The Royal, Supra, Tiger Fork, and Unconventional Diner are in the Michelin Guide’s 2019 Bib Gourmand list.
The Wren + Whole Foods
The 412,000 SF mixed-use project at 965 Florida Avenue, NW will bring 433 apartments and a new 43,000 SF Whole Foods Market to the neighborhood in 2020.
CityMarket at O
The $330 million development has become the neighborhood’s new epicenter. It is anchored by a 72,000 SF flagship Giant Food supermarket, a 182-room Cambria Suites hotel, 639 residential units, and 15,000 SF of additional retail.
An Innovation Hub
- The former Wonder Bread Factory (c. 1913) was transformed into the home of WeWork (coworking space) and iStrategyLabs’ headquarters.
- The Advisory Board will be moving to its new 500,000 SF headquarters at 655 New York Avenue, NW in 2019.
- 175,000+ residents within a 10-minute car ride
- $134K average household income
- Detailed demographics