Washington D.C. Metro Real Estate and Homes for Sale
The District of Columbia is the federal capital of the United States of America. Think Washington, D.C. and you think of the government, the White House and Congress. However, the Nationís Capital is much more than just the political process. While the heart of our country does beat proudly on the Potomac River between Virginia and Maryland, Washington, D.C. is also a dynamic community full of art, theatre, music, entertainment, history, culture, sports, education and diverse housing. Not much more than a bog 200 years ago, the District of Columbia today is host to world-class museums, green parks, monumental architecture and affordable housing in more than 120 different neighborhoods.
Some of the Districtís best-kept secrets can be found in several vibrant, cosmopolitan neighborhoods such as Adams Morgan, Brookland, Capitol Hill and Dupont Circle. Georgetown in Northwest Washington boasts a rich variety of residential and commercial property. Foggy Bottom has boat rides on the Potomac River, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and George Washington University. Small frame houses with front porches and Italianate detail are common in the Anacostia Historic District. From the colorful Latino community of Adams Morgan to the stately mansions, elegant row houses and urban vistas along the Sixteenth Street Corridor, housing in the District ranges affordably from just over $100,000 to more than $8.5 million.
Patriotism abounds in Washington, D.C. Throughout the District there are reminders of this nationís great past and promising future. The federal government is the areaís largest employer and the educational opportunities are second to none. More than 77,000 students are served by the District of Columbia Public Schools. Institutions of higher learning such as Howard University, Georgetown and American University, are household names. Religious, private and specialty schools such as Sidwell Friends, Georgetown Day School, Washington Ballet School and Levine School of Music are excellent additions for those who strive to be the best.
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