Tourists from around the globe travel to Washington, D.C. to learn about American history and government. But locals know D.C. is more than just politics as usual. Located in the geographic center of the East Coast, D.C. enjoys both northern and southern influences and maintains a small-town feel, despite its influential role.
Whether you're looking to live in the middle of the action or you prefer a more peaceful location, there is a D.C. neighborhood that's perfect for you. To help you find your dream home, we've created a list of the most popular Washington, D.C. apartment buildings in the nation's capital based on internet searches.
Roland Park Apartments are located in southeast D.C. near the Benning Road Metro station. Take the train across D.C. for an easy work commute while being able to enjoy local attractions like Eastern Market and the Anacostia Community Museum.
Roland Park offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with off-street parking, laundry facilities and 24/7 emergency maintenance.
Gables Takoma Park is a beautiful, updated building located in D.C.'s charming Takoma Park neighborhood. This apartment is on the neighborhood's main street, making it easy to walk to your favorite stores and restaurants.
Studio to two-bedroom units are available, and all have newly renovated interiors with stainless steel appliances.
The 925 Apartments are located near Georgetown University and The George Washington University. Here, you'll find an interesting mix of students and professionals.
The building offers studio and one-bedroom apartments with all utilities included. With a 24-hour front desk staff and emergency maintenance available, renters can live at the 925 with peace of mind.
Park Southern offers spacious, pet-friendly apartments with a variety of amenities, such as a pool and fitness center. At Park Southern, all utilities are included in the rent price, saving you time and money.
Studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units are available. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of southeast D.C. while still being close to the action.
Shipley Park offers renters clean, modern apartments with historic design features. This building is located in the Congress Heights neighborhood on the border between D.C. and Maryland.
One-bedroom and two-bedroom units are available, and tenants can pay their rent online for added convenience. An on-site playground makes Shipley Park a great apartment option for the whole family.
The Barton at Woodley is a great choice for anyone who wants a luxury apartment experience in a relaxed, unpretentious neighborhood. This building is located in D.C.'s Woodley Park, which is home to the Smithsonian National Zoo.
Modern finishes like vaulted ceilings and updated kitchen appliances give each apartment an elegant look, while the building's rooftop patio is the perfect place to unwind with friends.
Capitol Park Plaza Apartments offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units in charming and convenient southwest D.C. This pet-friendly building has a 24-hour fitness center, laundry facility and controlled resident access. On-site parking is also available.
At Capitol Park Plaza, you'll be able to walk to Capitol Hill, Nationals Stadium and four Metro stations.
Eagles Crossing offers modern and affordable studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments in a great neighborhood. This building has a beautifully landscaped yard and is close to public transportation.
It's located near local parks and is within walking distance to the Potomac River, allowing you to relax in nature while still enjoying the conveniences of city living.
Juniper Courts is a great place to relax after a busy day at work or school. This building offers studio and one-bedroom apartments in D.C.'s Takoma neighborhood, an area known for its green spaces and relaxed vibe.
At Juniper Courts, you'll enjoy hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and plenty of natural light. With the beautiful Jessup Blair Park just a block away, you can explore D.C.'s natural beauty without leaving home.
Gables City Vista offers a luxury experience in D.C.'s bustling downtown area. Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units are available.
Residents at Gables City Vista will enjoy beautifully renovated apartments with granite countertops and hardwood flooring. The building offers an updated fitness center, courtyard and resident lounge, allowing you to relax and unwind in style.
Anthology is a hip, modern building with plenty of urban style. Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments have stainless steel appliances, updated interiors and superior city views.
Enjoy luxurious community amenities such as a rooftop pool, a fire pit, courtyard with grill access and an outdoor movie screen. Walk to top restaurants and bars in northeast D.C., or hop on the nearby orange Metro line to easily explore other neighborhoods.
Metro Village is located in D.C.'s historic Takoma neighborhood. Residents will enjoy the nearby farmers market, local street festivals and easy access to the rest of the city.
Takoma Park has a stunning rooftop courtyard, clubhouse and modern fitness center, allowing you to enjoy the amenities of a downtown luxury building in a serene, friendly neighborhood. One-bedroom units are available now.
Banneker Place is located just a block away from Fort Dupont Park, which means more than 10 miles of hiking trails are right in your backyard. There are studio to two-bedroom apartments with oversized and hardwood floors available.
It's also easy to commute anywhere in the city with the Metro, bus stations and highway all located less than a mile away.
The Vista is a gated community that offers residents numerous amenities at an affordable price. One-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with renovated interiors, hardwood floors and oversized closets are available.
Enjoy the nearby Shepherd Parkway and beautiful Potomac River waterfront or take the Metro's green line downtown to explore the best of city living. This building is pet-friendly and wheelchair accessible, making it a great option for a variety of people.
Meadow Green Courts offer one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom units. Gated access, proximity to schools and an on-site playground make this building is great for families.
At Meadow Green Courts, you'll enjoy building amenities like a business center and clubhouse. Easy access to public transportation will make your commute a breeze.
The Woodward Building offers its residents the best of D.C. living. This pet-friendly luxury building has studio to three-bedroom units available. Residents will enjoy beautifully updated layouts with vaulted ceilings and stainless steel appliances.
The building is conveniently located in the heart of downtown D.C. Enjoy breathtaking views from the rooftop terrace while relaxing with friends and neighbors after work.
Carillon House offers a modern high-rise experience near the U.S. Naval Observatory. This building offers studio and one-bedroom apartments with numerous building amenities.
Explore the nearby Glover Archbold Park and Woodland-Normanstone Terrace Park or relax at home with a 24-hour gym, library and roof deck offering panoramic city views.
The Berkshire is located in peaceful northwest D.C., steps away from sites like the National Cathedral, the U.S. Naval Observatory and American University.
This pet-friendly building has an elevator, lounge, gym and a laundry room on premise. It's a great escape from the hustle and bustle you'll find elsewhere in the city.
The Gardens is located in southeast D.C., giving residents access to parks, shopping and the stunning Potomac waterfront. With studio to five-bedroom apartments available, The Gardens is a great choice for families of all sizes.
Plus, the swimming pool and playground on site will be one of many reasons your kids will love coming home as much as you do. This building is pet-friendly, too.
Royal Courts and Savannah Heights offer modern features and a peaceful atmosphere to renters. With its prime Congress Heights' location and public transportation nearby, the whole city will be at your fingertips.
Royal Courts has a business center, clubhouse, gated access and a playground, making the building a safe and welcoming community where you'll love to chat with your neighbors.
The Woodner has studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments available in stunning northwest D.C. This building is located near Rock Creek Park, a National Park with hiking trails, wildlife programs, a golf course and an amphitheater.
Enjoy the natural beauty or relax at home in an apartment with gated access, covered parking and a community pool.
Washington Overlook at Fort Lincoln offers the convenience of living near busy downtown D.C. while providing residents with a peaceful, relaxing living environment. One-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartment are available.
Nearby shops, bus stations and a Metro stop provide residents with easy access to everything they need. Apartments feature oversized closets, wood cabinets and optional fireplaces.
3Tree Flats offer studio to three-bedroom apartments in a hip, renovated building. Units feature stainless steel appliances, loft layouts and in-unit washer/dryers. The building has a fitness center, clubhouse, and business center.
Use the nearby Petworth Metro station to explore the city, or enjoy the best of D.C.'s Petworth neighborhood right in your backyard.
Carmel Plaza Apartments are located on D.C.'s famous K Street near four different Metro stations, making every part of the city easily accessible.
One-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments are available, and residents will enjoy features like a swimming pool, fitness center and on-site parking. Explore the best of D.C. or relax and home and enjoy the view.
Mount Vernon Plaza is designed for people who want to be in the center of the action. Located just steps away from the White House and within walking distance to D.C.'s best restaurants and museums, Mount Vernon Plaza provides a place to relax after busy days spent enjoying the city.
One-bedroom and two-bedroom units are available, and renters will enjoy features like covered parking, a business center and great views of the downtown area.
We looked at all organic entrances from April 2018 to April 2019 to rental property inventory listed on Apartment Guide to determine which properties with a Washington, D.C. mailing address are most searched by people on the internet. The information included in this article is used for illustrative purposes only. The data contained herein do not constitute financial advice, availability or a pricing guarantee for any apartment.