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Van Ness

Living In Van Ness

This wooded, Forest Hills neighborhood is full of diverse and unexpected architecture and apartments for rent. Adjacent to Rock Creek Park, one can easily escape and appreciate the wonders of nature. When in the neighborhood, one can explore the Hillwood Museum, or take an adventurous tour up on one of the many hiking trails.

An Active Neighborhood

Van Ness is a very walkable neighborhood, ideal for shopping, exercising, or taking the dog for a walk. But if you do want to get out and about, the Van Ness-UDC Metro Station sits central to Connecticut Ave. shops, restaurants, and recreation. Van Ness is also home to the main campus of  UDC – The University of The District of Columbia.s Van Ness campus is also nearby and very walkable.


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Options at Your Doorstep

Whatever you’re hungry for, Whether you’re looking for sushi, Italian, or a quick sandwich, Van Ness has many dining options, including Acacia Bistro, Comet Pizza and Buck’s Hunting and Fishing. There are many options for dining in the summer months in Forest Hills: Acacia Bistro is a Mediterranean restaurant and wine bar in Northwest DC. If pampering yourself is more your speed, look no further than conveniently located Van Ness. With Gold’s Gym, salons, and barber shops. it’s easy to treat yourself. Don’t forget a full calendar of author readings and literary events at the famed Politics and Prose bookstore.

Getting Around

Van Ness-UDC-Red Line

D32, L2, W45, D33, H2, L1, D31, D34, M4


By Metro

By Car

  • Ronald Reagan Airport 65% 65%
  • Union Station 40% 40%
  • Capital One Arena 33% 33%
  • The Capitol 57% 57%
  • Ronald Reagan Airport 32% 32%
  • Union Station 52% 52%
  • Capital One Arena 42% 42%
  • The Capitol 47% 47%

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