When Nationals' Park opened in 2008, it drastically changed the character of the neighborhood surrounding the eponymous shipyard. Gone are the anything-goes nightclubs and adult-themed shops; they’ve been replaced with large redevelopment projects and a slew of family-friendly establishments. When the home team is in play, the area buzzes. Otherwise, it can feel a little desolate when the Nationals are away.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
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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.