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.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
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Anacostia is bordered by Navy Yard, Buena Vista, Woodland, Good Hope, Fairlawn, Knox Hill, and Skyland
Ever-Evolving In Southeast DC
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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.