Fort Totten / Riggs Park / Manor Park



WITH AN INCREASINGLY DIVERSE HOUSING STOCK  and strong transportation connections, this neighborhood continues to grow as a dynamic residential community and multimodal center prime for future business opportunities. The neighborhood’s residents, businesses, and mixed-use developments support the area as an up-and-coming transit village for local and regional markets.

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Neighborhood Features

Residential Development

  • EYA is developing Riggs Park Place on a four-acre site over two phases and will deliver 90 for-sale townhomes in 2022, followed by 84 senior apartment units above retail and parking in 2024.
  • EYA is also building 80 for-sale townhomes on 2.5 acres in partnership with St. Joseph’s Seminary.

Art Place At Fort Totten

  • Phase II, anticipated for completion in 2022, will transform 5.1 acres of the 16.5-acre site into a 25,000 SF Aldi grocery store, Explore! Children’s Museum, a family entertainment zone, 270 apartments, and 30 artist live/work units.
  • Anchoring the second phase will be an experiential tenant, which will create an immersive installation for its 75,000 SF space, in addition to hosting a food hall and brewery.

Main Street

As part of the Main Street program, The Parks Main Street (TPMS) manages community-based economic development initiatives for the neighborhood’s commercial corridors. TPMS recently expanded its footprint to include several new establishments, including Hellbender Brewery, Dolci Gelati, and Unitees Screen-Print & Embroidery.

Manor Park

The Manor Park commercial corridor is the 6200 block of 3rd Street NW between Rittenhouse and Sheridan Streets NW. The neighborhood is home to an outstanding cluster of enduring African-American owned and operated businesses, including:

  • Manor Park Barber Shop (58 years)
  • The Davis Center, dance studio (51 years)
  • The V.I.P. Room, event venue (41 years)
  • Bene’ Millinery, hat & bridal shop and home of the
  • “DC Hat Lady” (41 years)
  • Lovely Lady Boutique, women’s fashions (30 years)
  • Senbeb Café, vegan and vegetarian soul food and Senbeb Natural Foods Co-op (over 15 years)
  • AMAR Group, architecture firm (30 years)
  • Peaches Kitchen Restaurant, Jamaican and American cuisine (14 years)