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Penn Quarter: A Place to Live, Work and Play


Penn Quarter is a historic neighborhood in the downtown area of Washington, DC.  Also known as the Old Downtown, this vibrant area is home to the Verizon Center and bursting with trendy restaurants, clubs, art galleries and a host of cultural attractions, including museums and monuments.  

Convenient to Great Attractions

When you choose Penn Quarter as your new home, you can easily enjoy many of the following attractions which are typically within walking distance:

  • Chinatown
  • US Navy Memorial
  • Warner Theatre
  • National Theatre
  • Ford's Theatre
  • E Street Cinema
  • Verizon Center
  • Gallery Place
  • Washington Convention Center
  • International Spy Museum
  • Shakespeare Theatre

Penn Quarter is a favorite of many young professionals and working couples with its live, work, and play adage.  Many residents live in one of the chic new lofts in the community, walk to work and then take advantage of the wide range of cuisines available in the neighborhood's eateries from Italian to Asian Fusion.   Local favorites include:

  • 701 Restaurant
  • Aria Pizzeria & Bar
  • Austin Grill
  • Cafe du Parc
  • Capital Grille
  • Asian Spice
  • Carmine's
  • Cedar
  • Oya
  • Oceanaire Seafood Room
  • Old Ebbitt Grill
  • Oyamel

Pen Quarter also offers a thriving theatre scene, hosting more than 200 concerts and events every year.  Whether you move here for the history, the 24-hour nightlife or the convenience of having everything in one centralized location, you're certain to enjoy one of DC's most dynamic neighborhoods.

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