When people think of federal Washington, they think of Judiciary Square. Little is left of this neighborhood’s residential history, and a visitor would be hard pressed to find a restaurant or cafe that’s not housed in the basement of a federal courthouse or mammoth office building. On weekends or after 5 during the work week, the area is largely deserted.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
All day and all night, you'll see a lot of homeless and bystanders milling around. It's not as bad as San Francisco Civic Center area but it's quite noticeable. We never felt at risk or threatened but that depends on your tolerance."
Visited in 2013
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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.