Join one of the oldest neighborhoods in the capital when you choose a Shaw home. This is quickly becoming one of the hippest areas and has plenty of character. There is an abundance of African American history, encompassing the area known as “Black Broadway.” Residents can still catch shows in the Lincoln Theatre and Howard Theatre. These historic landmarks hosted such acts as Cab Calloway, Pearl Bailey, and Duke Ellington. Music is a big part of life here, with the 9:30 Club also hosting a variety of alternative and rock acts in the multistory warehouse type space.
Find 19th-century row houses, condominiums, and some stand alone Shaw real estate. There are a variety of price points available depending on what you are looking for. There are some truly unique spaces available in Shaw, with many modern updates being done to old spaces. Also enjoy many areas of mixed residential and commercial space.
Take advantage of a walkable lifestyle, with many shops and restaurants being located within Shaw. Popular shops and cafes are located at the Atlantic Plumbing and The Shay complexes. Check out Compass Coffee and La Colombe. Other popular shopping venues include CityCenterDC and Penn Quarter and Chinatown Neighborhood on the southern end of Shaw. Enjoy meals and a night out at the dog friendly Dacha Beer Garden, Espita Mezcaleria, The Dabney, or the Red Hen. Experience virtual reality at Augment VR Arcade and Bar and grab dessert at Buttercream Bakeshop.
Get out and stretch your legs in the outdoor areas in Shaw. Check out the African-American Civil War Memorial. Take the kids to play at the Kennedy Playground and take advantage of the Kennedy Recreation Center. Explore all of the historic and recreational attractions in the area thanks to public transportation and make the most out of living in the nation’s capital.
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