Central 14th Street (Colorado Triangle)

NW

OVERVIEW
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Northern most commercial area along 14th Street, NW, this triangular shaped neighborhood is bounded by 14th Street, Colorado Avenue, Kennedy and Longfellow Streets, NW. Anchored by a well-kept neighborhood park, this quiet commercial area is characterized by classic wide sidewalks, larger lot sizes and quality retail space.

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Neighborhood Features

Food + Community

  • Moreland’s Tavern, from the owners of Boundary Stone and DC Reynolds, opened in 2017 at 5501 14th Street.
  • Social Kitchen opened at 5505 Colorado Avenue in 2019.
  • The 14th & Kennedy Farmer’s Market activates the area’s arts cluster, with a variety of vendors and local community organizations.

Great Streets And Main Streets

14th Street 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 2019, up to $50,000 was awarded per location. The corridor is also supported by the Uptown Main Street through community-based economic development programs.

Future Creative Cluster Opportunities

With relatively low rents, and emerging redevelopment opportunities, this neighborhood is ideal for bourgeoning artists and art-related uses.

Top Local Industries

12,917 Total Area Employment

  • Health Care & Social Assistance: 27%
  • Administrative & Support and Waste Management & Remediation Services: 12%
  • Educational Services: 11%