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Eckington, Washington, DC

Eckington apartments are located in the heart of Washington D.C., and they give residents the opportunity to experience the international community of politics and intellectualism every single day. The thrumming urban environment is characterized by bustling streets, embassies, government buildings and a variety of local businesses. The only question you have to ask yourself is, can you keep up?

Transportation
The grid-like pattern of streets makes navigating the neighborhood easy, but for farther ventures throughout the District of Columbia or one of its notable surrounding towns like Arlington and Montgomery County, you can always utilize the metro system. Eckington apartments for rent are in close proximity to Noma-Gallaudet station, located right off of Florida Avenue. There is also a convenient bus system that runs through the city's main streets, which has an affordable fare and operates at convenient hours. For further commutes and road trips, escaping the city by car will be easy with Interstate 395 and Highway 50 just a short drive away. 

Outdoor Recreation
While the apartments for rent in Eckington are in the middle of the city, residents are still able to enjoy the great outdoors at the neighborhood's various parks. The Arboretum Recreation Center is an ideal spot to bring the children for a nature walk or family picnic. There, they'll be able to see a variety of different plants, birds and animals. At the center of the arboretum is a wide-open field where you can play a game of catch or let the little ones run about. For some grownup fun, you and your new neighbors may want to hit the links at the Langston Golf Course on Benning Road. The well-kept fairways and close-cropped greens make for ideal playing conditions, and you'll also be afforded a magnificent view of Kingman Lake and the Browne Education Campus. 

Education
Eckington apartments are close to a bevy of renowned schools that will surely give your child the tools and training to accel in all areas of academia. The Miner Elementary School on 15th Street has a well-educated staff that makes your child's education priority number one. Miner also encourages its pupils to explore new interests and develop talents in a variety of fields, from athletics to the arts. Also nearby is the private institution, the Friendship Blow-Pierce Elementary and Middle School, which also has a five-star reputation in the education community. 

Food
While Washington D.C. may operate at a fast pace, its residents still need to take a few minutes out of their day to eat. The neighborhood has great local restaurants that range from local businesses like Yeung Fong Carryout and Jam Doung Style Cuisine to fast food joints like Wendy's and McDonalds. 

Additional local resources

Electric Company
Pepco
http://www.pepco.com

Water/Sewer Company
D.C. Water
http://www.dcwater.com

Education
http://dcps.dc.gov

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