Anacostia

Corner stores, homegrown cafes, available retail space, and views of the Capitol in southeast DC.

Located in southeast DC, Anacostia adds to its collection of community destinations outside of Capitol Hill as cafes and restaurants take root in the neighborhood's overgrown lots. Although abandoned blocks pepper themselves throughout streets that also boast historic homes and Capitol views, Anacostia is attracting the attention of Washingtonians vying for more space in a continually-evolving place.

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On the Map

Anacostia is bordered by Navy Yard, Buena Vista, Woodland, Good Hope, Fairlawn, Knox Hill, and Skyland

Reagan National Airport: 20 minutes by cab without traffic or 45 minutes by public transit
Dulles International Airport: 40 minutes by cab without traffic
Georgetown: 17 minutes by public transit
The White House: 12 minutes by public transit

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Easy

Ever-Evolving In Southeast DC

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Across the river from the heart of DC, Anacostia is gradually finding its groove.

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Energy is beginning to infuse Anacostia's sundry streets.

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It has been here all along.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Chris Weisler

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As a freelance photographer based out of DC, I’ve had a lifelong desire to be submerged in different cultures, meet people of all walks of life, and eat bizarre foods. While my personal favorite escape is surfing remote warm-water breaks in Central America, I loved working on this project and discovering the many hidden subcultures that make up the diverse and often-mislabeled city of Washington, D.C.