16th St Heights

16th Street Heights is located between 16th Street and Georgia Avenue in Ward 4 with Columbia Heights to the south and Brightwood to the north. It is a predominantly residential neighborhood with a lot of greenery and features large, stately detached Craftsman and Foursquare homes, townhouses and duplexes. To the west are beautiful sections of Rock Creek Park, the Fitzgerald tennis center, several sports fields and Carter Barron Amphitheater on 16th Street, which has free music and theater events in the summer. Columbia Heights to the south, is filled with restaurants, retail, offices and has experienced quite a bit of residential and commercial construction in recent years.

The nearest Metro stations are Georgia Avenue-Petworth and Columbia Heights station. Many bus lines also run through 16th Street Heights.

Neighborhood facilities include: Hamilton Recreation Center at 1340 Hamilton Street, NW which has a playground, athletic field and basketball court; Upshur Recreation Center at 4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW with a computer lab, baseball/softball field, basketball courts, playground and swimming pool; and, Twin Oaks Community Garden at 1425 Taylor Street, NW with forty plots available.

Many home buyers choose to live in 16th Street Heights for proximity to Rock Creek Park and Carter Baron Amphitheater, diverse housing options and for short commutes downtown. Another factor is that homes in the area are less expensive than similar houses in many other close-in neighborhoods.

Those looking for a home in a residential neighborhood that is only 2 miles from downtown will find 16th Street Heights to be enticing!

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Streets are well-lit
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails

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Data last updated: Jun 12, 2024 7:37:pm.