For years, residential Petworth has felt like a neighborhood on the edge of unbridled popularity. Longtime residents and newly-arrived creative types love its lack of chain stores and abundance of independent businesses. So far, the area’s changing demographics haven’t threatened its close-knit community spirit: Petworth is the type of neighborhood where local residents come together to plant gardens, decorate parks, and build community in person.See 56 places to stay Save this neighborhood
A Dwelling Space for Families
The neighborhood is a very family friendly environment with mixed cultures, ethnicities, and professions; you will be central to all that DC offers."
A Commercial Area With A Life of Its Own
Petworth boasts a range of stores, bars, restaurants, and coffee shops...nearby is 11th Street 'hip strip' and the hustle-bustle of Columbia Heights."
Hints of an Urban Lifestyle
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
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.
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