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Welcome to Petworth

Welcome to Petworth, an eclectic neighborhood in Northwest Washington, D.C., celebrated for its historic charm and modern vibrancy. Easily accessible via the Green and Yellow Metro lines, Petworth's rich history dates back to the 1800s. Today, Petworth is a diverse and welcoming locale, home to families, professionals, and artists. Explore attractions like Lincoln's Cottage, Old Soldier's Home, and the Petworth Arts Collective, or enjoy the green spaces of Petworth Park, Malcolm X Park, and Meridian Hill Park. With its lively food scene and cultural offerings, Petworth is more than a neighborhood—it's a unique and welcoming community ready to be discovered.

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Quick Facts 

Population: 12,482
County: Washington
Zip Codes: 20036
Median Home Value:

Travel & Commute

National Mall: 25 mins
Capitol Building: 20 mins
Arlington: 25 mins
Major Roads: Georgia Ave NW, Kennedy St NW, 16th St NW

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Everything You'll LOVE in Petworth

Top-notch shopping

Georgia Avenue and Upshur Street transform into a shopper's paradise. Browse unique finds at local boutiques or national retailers. For fresh, seasonal produce, head to the Petworth Community Market (Upshur Street, May-October). Craving a more upscale experience? Georgetown, just south of Dupont Circle, offers iconic department stores like Bloomingdale's (The Shops at Wisconsin Place) and high-end boutiques along cobblestone streets.

Delicious dining

Upshur Street is a haven for trendy cafes and innovative restaurants like Little Food Studio, while Georgia Avenue offers a global smorgasbord, from Ethiopian flavors at Deset Ethiopian Restaurant to Mexican fare at Uno Más Modern Mexican kitchen.

Unique attractions

History buffs can delve into the past at Lincoln's Cottage or explore Rock Creek Cemetery. Nature lovers can find solace in Rock Creek Park or the neighborhood's verdant parks. The Petworth Arts Collective and the Old Soldier's Home offer unique cultural experiences.

An ideal location

Situated in Northwest D.C., Petworth boasts easy access via the Green and Yellow Lines at the Georgia Ave-Petworth Metro station. Bordered by Rock Creek Cemetery to the east, it offers a central location for exploring the city.

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Searching for a home in Petworth or want to learn more about what it's like to live in the heart of Washington DC? We've got the resources to help you find the perfect home! Contact the Pam Ryan-Brye Group to learn more, or browse our buyer resources below.

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