Living On U Street

Discover the rich history and vibrant culture of U Street, a Northwest DC neighborhood that was once home to legendary figures like Duke Ellington and Langston Hughes. Today, U Street boasts a diverse culinary scene, with iconic spots like Ben's Chili Bowl. And when the sun goes down, U Street comes alive with music, as the neighborhood remains the epicenter of Washington's music scene. The U Street Corridor is also a great place to call home, with Victorian-era row houses and apartments available for rent. Find your perfect U Street residence with WC Smith and experience all that this amazing neighborhood has to offer!

Catch a Concert Anytime

Experience the vibrant cultural scene of U Street, a historic neighborhood in Washington, DC with a rich musical and artistic heritage. Catch a live show at iconic venues like The Lincoln Theatre, Howard Theatre, and the Bohemian Caverns, and easily access the U Street Corridor via the Green or Yellow Line Metro

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Dinner Before The Show

Discover the eclectic food scene of U Street, a vibrant neighborhood in Washington, DC. Satisfy your cravings at local favorites like the Fainting Goat, Dukem Ethiopian Restaurant, Busboys & Poets, and Alero Restaurant. Whether you’re in the mood for international cuisine or American classics, U Street has something to offer.

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Getting Around

U St/African-American Civil War Museum/Cardozo-Blue/Green/Yellow Line Shaw-Howard University-Blue/Green/Yellow Line


I-395, I-495

  • By metro
  • By Car

By Metro

  • Ronald Reagan Airport
    40 minutes
  • Union Station
    20 minutes
  • Capital One Arena
    10 minutes
  • The Capitol
    28 minutes

By Car

  • Ronald Reagan Airport
    17 minutes
  • Union Station
    16 minutes
  • Capital One Arena
    9 minutes
  • The Capitol
    15 minutes

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