BROOKLAND IS BOOKENDED by the impressive Monroe Street Market to the west and its historic 12th Street neighborhood main street to the east. This area is well-served by transit options, most notably a Red Line Metro station. Further complemented by several universities and medical facilities, the mixture of institutional and residential uses creates a community that is grounded and stable, as well as innovative and forward-looking.


Neighborhood Features

New Development

  • In 2020, the Everton at Monroe Street Market delivered 156 units & 20,200 SF of retail, while Portrait Square (3056 7th St. NE) delivered 22 townhomes.
  • Plans for 3201 8th St. NE call for 375 units across 2 buildings & underground parking.
  • St. Paul’s College Seminary & Residence will convert part of its campus into 60 rowhomes and build a new Paulist Fathers Residence & Mission House.

Strategically Located Near Five Hospitals

  • Children’s National Hospital
  • Hospital for Sick Children
  • Pediatric Center
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Veteran’s Administration Hospital
  • Washington Hospital Center

Neighborhood Destinations

  • Bad Candy (art gallery, 2021 opening)
  • Busboys & Poets
  • Primrose (Michelin Bib Gourmand)
  • Annie’s Ace Hardware
  • Arts Walk
  • Dance Place
  • Little Miner Tacos (2021 opening)
  • Mess Hall (food incubator)
  • Right Proper Brewing
  • Yes! Organics (grocery)

Top Local Industries

14,365 Total Area Employment

  • Educational Services: 34%
  • Heath Care & Social Assistance: 27%
  • Admin. & Support and Waste Management & Remediation Services: 11%