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Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom
Washington, DC

Welcome to Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom, where history meets modernity in D.C. It's home to iconic landmarks like the Watergate and GWU. The name, inspired by morning river mist, sets the scene. You can explore easily from here, whether it's the Lincoln Memorial, Georgetown, or Dupont Circle. A mix of residents and students creates a vibrant atmosphere. High-rises dominate housing, with parking challenges but excellent public transit. Cultural delights at the Kennedy Center and diverse dining options await. Safety is a priority with low crime rates. Foggy Bottom offers a captivating blend of history and contemporary living in the heart of D.C.

Does Foggy Bottom sound like the place for you? Let's take a look at lifestyles and homes for sale in this iconic DC district.

Quick Facts

Population: 19,412
County: District of Columbia
Zip Codes: 20037
Median Home Value:

Travel & Commute

Bethesda: 7.3 mi
Downtown Washington, DC: 1.5 mi
Dulles International Airport: 26.6 mi
Reagan National Airport: 5.3 mi

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Things to Do

With a location just blocks away from the National Mall, you'll likely never run out of things to do in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. Check out one of the many free and renowned museums along the Mall or venture a few blocks away to explore some of the more niché museums. Don't forget to make a stop at the Washington Monument on your way!

Thanks to its location along the Potomac, Foggy Bottom also boasts some of the best views in the area once the cherry trees bloom, so enjoy the many photo ops!

Parks & Rec

One of the major drawing points of Foggy Bottom is its location right off of Rock Creek Park, one of the largest and most popular parks in the DC area. Known as an "Oasis in the City," Rock Creek Park features over 32 miles of hiking, horseback trails, golf courses, and aquatic activities. Foggy Bottom residents have unique access to one of the best parks in the city.

Other, more city-centered parks around the Foggy Bottom area include Anniversary Park, Rawlins Park, and the Edward J. Kelly Park.

Top-Notch Schools

The Foggy Bottom neighborhood is served by the District of Columbia Public Schools, a district that educates almost 50,000 students throughout its 115 schools. The program offers teachers the highest starting salary in the country and employs over 4000 educators. 

With hundreds of Advanced Placement courses, athletic programs, and paid internships, the District of Columbia Public Schools provide great opportunities for students of all ages. 

Shopping & Dining

Thanks to the nearby George Washington University, the shopping and dining scene is constantly changing and growing in the Foggy Bottom area. For your shopping needs, check out the local and chain retailers at places like Shops at 200 Penn, Shops at the Columbia, and Washington Square.

If you're looking for a unique culinary experience, try out the historic Tonic at Quigley’s Pharmacy, Michelin star-winning Blue Duck Tavern, or the farm-to-table dishes at Founding Farmers


With a location in a highly sought-after area of Washington, DC, Foggy Bottom offers close proximity to thousands of career opportunities. Some of the largest employers in the area include Lockheed Martin, Comcast, and MedStar Health. Other major fields with openings include hospitality, technology consulting, and finances. 

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