Living In Van Ness / Wakefield

Van Ness and Wakefield are situated in Washington, DC, exceptional and lively neighborhoods renowned for its distinct character. Its streets, adorned with trees, create a tranquil and harmonious ambiance, while the energetic atmosphere on Connecticut Avenue presents an array of opportunities for dining, shopping, and entertainment. Be sure to explore the renowned independent bookstore, Politics and Prose, or savor delectable Italian cuisine at Sfoglina. When you desire a leisurely walk, take a delightful stroll through the neighborhood and revel in its exquisite surroundings. Whether you seek a peaceful sanctuary or a vibrant social setting, Van Ness and Wakefield Washington DC provides an enticing experience for all.

An Active Neighborhood

Van Ness stands out as an ideal neighborhood for individuals who appreciate an active lifestyle and enjoy exploring on foot. Wander along Connecticut Avenue, where an abundance of shops and restaurants await your discovery. Additionally, there are numerous nearby parks where you can enjoy a refreshing walk and engage in exercise. Should you need to venture beyond the neighborhood, the Van Ness-UDC Metro station conveniently sits on Connecticut Avenue, providing effortless access to the rest of the city. Furthermore, the Van Ness campus of UDC – The University of The District of Columbia is just a short stroll away, making it a great destination for students or attending campus events. Uncover the multitude of offerings in Van Ness and experience firsthand why it ranks among the most coveted neighborhoods in Washington, DC!

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Embrace an Energetic Lifestyle in Van Ness

Look no further than Van Ness if you seek a neighborhood in Washington, DC that offers an abundance of dining options and amenities. Indulge your taste buds with a diverse selection of restaurants, including the delightful Bread Furst Cafe, the mainstay Buck’s Fishing & Camping, and the sophisticated Nepali and Indian establishment, Laliguras. Whatever your cravings may be, there’s something to satiate them all. Furthermore, Van Ness caters to your desire for self-pampering. Treat yourself to a dose of self-care at The Spa Room or E M Spa & Lashes. Make sure not to miss out on the enriching literary events and author readings at the renowned Politics and Prose bookstore. With an array of options right at your doorstep, Van Ness is the epitome of convenience and variety for those seeking a well-rounded neighborhood experience.

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Getting Around

Metro Station:
Van Ness-UDC | Red Line

Bus Routes:
D32: 16th Street – Tenleytown
L2: Connecticut Avenue

Main Thoroughfares:
Connecticut Avenue, NW
Wisconsin Avenue
River Road NW

  • By metro
  • By Car

By Metro

  • Reagan National Airport
    43 minutes
  • Union Station
    29 minutes
  • Capital One Arena
    25 minutes
  • The Capitol
    36 minutes
  • Smithsonian National Zoological Park
    14 minutes

By Car

  • Reagan National Airport
    20 minutes
  • Union Station
    27 minutes
  • Capital One Arena
    22 minutes
  • The Capitol
    24 minutes
  • Smithsonian National Zoological Park
    6 minutes

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