Here are just some of Penn Quarter's more notable addresses, a sort of starter kit for rediscovering the neighborhood and its variety. Once you hit the ground, we're sure you'll find plenty to keep you coming back.


1 Bead Museum, 7th and D streets NW. 202-624-4500.

2 FBI, Pennsylvania Avenue and 10th Street NW. 202-324-3447.

3 Touchstone/Apex/David Adamson/Marninart galleries, 406 Seventh St. NW

4 International Spy Museum, 800 F St. NW. 202-393-7798.

5 Marian Koshland Science Museum, Sixth and E streets NW. 202-334-1201.

6 National Building Museum, Fourth and F streets NW. 202-272-2448.

7 National Museum of Women in the Arts, New York Avenue, 13th and H streets NW. 202-783-5000.

8 Numark Gallery, 625-27 E St. NW. 202-628-3810.

9 Zenith Gallery, 413 Seventh St. NW. 202-783-2963.


10 U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-737-2300.

11 National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, E between Fourth and Fifth streets NW.

12 National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Visitor Center, 605 E St. NW. 202-737-3213.

13 Petersen's Boarding House, 516 10th St. NW. 202-426-6924.


14 Ford's Theatre, 511 10th St. NW. 202-347-4833.

15 Flashpoint, 916 G St. NW. 202-315-1305.

16 Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh St. NW. 202-289-1200.

17 Landmark's E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW. 202-452-7672.

18 Shakespeare Theatre, 450 Seventh St. NW. 202-547-1122.

19 Warner Theatre, 13th and E streets NW. 202-783-4000.


20 Andale, 401 Seventh St. NW. 202-783-3133.

21 Bistro d'Oc, 518 10th St. NW. 202-393-5444.

22 Cafe Atlantico/Minibar, 405 Eighth St. NW. 202-393-0812.

23 Jaleo, 480 Seventh St. NW. 202-628-7949.

24 Le Paradou, 678 Indiana Ave. NW. 202-347-6780.

25 Ortanique, 730 11th St. NW. 202-393-0975.

26 Poste, 555 Eighth St. NW. 202-783-6060.

27 Signatures, 801 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-628-5900.

28 Ten Penh, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-393-4500.

29 Ristorante Tosca, 1112 F St. NW. 202-367-1990.

30 Zaytinya, 701 Ninth St. NW. 202-638-0800.

31 Zola, 800 F St. NW. 202-654-0999.


32 Coyote Ugly, 717 Sixth St. NW. 202-589-0016.

33 ESPN Zone, 11th and E streets NW. 202-783-3776.

34 Fado, 808 Seventh St. NW. 202-789-0066.

35 Home, 911 F St. NW. 202-638-4663.

36 Platinum, 915 F St. NW. 202-393-3555.

37 Polly Esther's, 605 12th St. NW. 202-737-1970.

38 RFD, 810 Seventh St. NW. 202-289-2030.


39 Chinatown Friendship Arch, H just east of Seventh Street intersection.

40 Downtown Heritage Trail Center Loop, start at Archives/Navy Memorial Metro at Seventh and Pennsylvania.

41 Downtown Heritage Trail East Loop, start at Judiciary Square Metro at F between Fourth and Fifth.

42 Downtown Heritage Trail West Loop, start at Metro Center at 13th and G.

43 Penn Quarter FreshFarm Market, Eighth Street south of E Street. 202-362-8889.

Museums & galleries: Clockwise from top left: Hillary Steel, a Silver Spring textile artist, prepares her exhibit at Apex Gallery; the National Academy of Sciences' Marian Koshland Science Museum recently opened at Sixth and E streets; a frieze at the National Building Museum depicts marching soldiers.Memorials: The U.S. Navy Memorial, at top, sits along Pennsylvania Avenue, while the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is at Judiciary Square on E Street.Street life: The Metro Center station, top, has four exits, all by Penn Quarter. Chinatown is marked by the Friendship Arch on H Street.Entertainment: Landmark's E Street Cinema, top, features eight screens. Usher is one of many performers to appear at MCI Center.Restaurants: The Quarter's wide menu of restaurants includes Ortanique, top, on 11th Street, and Bistro d'Oc on 10th.Night life: Clockwise from top: Bride-to-be Tammy Sandler, 35, of Virginia Beach, struts her stuff at Coyote Ugly; Kristen Taylor, 21, of Indian Head, parties at Polly Esther's; sports fans can eat, drink and watch games at ESPN Zone.