Details on the Adams Morgan neighborhood

Locator map of Adams Morgan in North west Washington D.C.
Mary Kate Cannistra/The Washington Post
Friday, February 18, 2011; 1:54 PM


Boundaries: Florida Avenue to the south; Connecticut Avenue and Rock Creek Park to the west; Calvert Street, Adams Mill Road and Harvard Street to the north; and 16th Street NW to the east.

Schools: Marie Reed, H.D. Cooke and Oyster-Adams elementary schools; Lincoln and Alice Deal middle schools; and Woodrow Wilson Senior High School.

Home sales: In December, 60 homes were on the market. Sixteen sold, for an average price of $545,000. Recently, most properties on the market have been condos; a studio was listed at $190,000, one-bedrooms were going for between $249,000 and $425,000, and two-bedroom units were priced from $459,000 to $659,000. Four-bedroom homes were priced between $1.2 million and $2.7 million.

Within walking distance: Rock Creek Park, the National Zoo, Meridian Hill Park, Dupont Circle, Columbia Heights' DC USA shopping center, Howard University.

Within 10 to 15 minutes by car: Georgetown, the Kennedy Center, George Washington University, the White House, Gallery Place, Catholic University.

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