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Dupont Circle

August 24, 2016

Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle is one of DC’s most diverse and celebrated neighborhoods with boutique shops and cozy restaurants. The area boasts extremely walkable blocks with easy access to housing, offices, and the Metro. Dupont Circle features more than 150 restaurants, 100 shops and countless services that range from local craft stores and international foods to food trucks and fine dining – and everything in between.The area’s rowhouses, primarily built before 1900, feature variations on the Queen Anne and Richardsonian Romanesque revival styles. Rarer are the palatial mansions and large freestanding houses that line the broad, tree-lined diagonal avenues that intersect the circle. Many of these larger dwellings were built in the styles popular between 1895 and 1910.Many of its buildings are the original Edwardian-era residences, along with several apartment and condominium buildings and a few small businesses.

(Source: Washington DC Economic Partnership, Wikipedia)