Adams Morgan, located just two miles from the White House, is DC's resident funky neighborhood. The crossroads of 18th Street and Columbia Road, NW, are celebrated for their diversity and eccentricity.
This area boasts the largest display of expressive art in the city. As you walk the streets of this lively district, you'll delight in discovering these colorful and evocative murals.
In addition, this bustling neighborhood of international sights, sounds, and aromas, offers a multi-cultural bazaar of one-of-a-kind shopping and dining opportunities, along with wonderful examples of late-19th- and early-20th-century rowhouses and apartment buildings.
At night, Adams Morgan transforms into one of the city's hotspots for music, dancing, and barhopping.
This self-guided walking trail covers neighborhood history - from Adams Morgan's days as an elite enclave through its transformation to a center of arts, immigration, and political activism. Follow the signs to learn about Adams Morgan's dynamic community!
Check out our Calendar for up-to-date information on exhibitions, lectures and other heritage happenings in the city.
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