Once filled with warehouses and small businesses, the area known as NoMa — north of Massachusetts Avenue — is booming with the development of condominiums, apartments, hotels and retail sites.
A Capital Bikeshare rider eases through the retail portion of the D.C. area known as NoMa. NoMa only came into being this decade. For more than a century, this neighborhood was a no-man’s land, populated mostly by warehouses. Then the it metamorphosed, almost overnight. Linda Davidson/The Washington Post Buy Photo