Did you know? Did you know why American foreign policy has been described by some as "foggy?" The U.S. Department of State is headquartered in Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC.
On July 16, 1790, the Residence Act was passed, creating the area we now know as the Federal District of Columbia, or Washington, D.C. The center for all three branches of the United States federal government is located here. In 2014, there were more than 600,000 residents of the District.
Check out some of the different neighborhoods Washington DC has to offer.
Thrillist recently published its Top 50 Essential Restaurants Every American Should Visit list – a treasure trove of American dining experiences that you should make sure to add to that ever-growing must-eat list. While you might think this means a list of high-end, totally out-of-budget restaurants, you’d be wrong. While some are expensive, many fall into the “sandwich you can’t miss” or “to-die-for BBQ” categories.
Washington D.C. is a vibrant city that showcases some of the richest culture in the nation. The population is growing at a rapid pace and many neighborhoods are experiencing a revitalization. Discover D.C.'s hip neighborhoods with apartments: a great starting point for where to live in D.C.
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The D.C. area is infamous for its commuting and traffic gridlock. To avoid a stressful daily commute, you should choose an apartment that’s close to your workplace and has good access to public transportation. Weekday rush hour traffic is heaviest in D.C. between 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Estimated driving times are […]
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Capitol Hill is the largest residential neighborhood in Washington D.C. While most of the properties within the immediate area are historic single family homes, these four nearby neighborhoods have a wide selection of luxury apartments offering stylish and comfortable amenities. They also offer easy access to the Capitol, the National Mall, the Smithsonian museums, the National Memorials, upscale restaurants, retail shops, urban plazas and parks and a wide range of entertainment venues.
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The District of Columbia is a fabulous city for new residents. As home to the federal government, foreign embassies and the headquarters to many international organizations, the city offers a vibrant place to live, work and play. Here are some insider tips if you're moving to D.C., to help you get happily settled into the nation's capital.
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