This classic in-between neighborhood is a haven for young families who love their nearby playgrounds and professionals looking for tranquility outside of DC's major metropolitan area. Cathedral Heights’ architectural mixture of historic row houses, detached cottages, and old apartment buildings is probably its most interesting feature, but what the neighborhood lacks in nightlife and entertainment it more than makes up for in peace and quiet.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Silvan Solitude Abounds In Northwest DC
The neighborhood is quiet and residential, beautiful tree lined streets and close to the National Cathedral. It's super safe and in one of the most upscale neighborhoods in the District. Lots of cute bars and restaurants within walking distance."
A Safe Haven for Families
The best part is that the neighborhood is very quiet and less hectic unlike being closer to downtown."
Visited in 2012
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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.