BOUNDARIES: Florida Avenue, North Capitol Street, New York Avenue and New Jersey Avenue.

SCHOOLS: Emery Education Campus or Walker-Jones Education Campus as elementary schools; Shaw Middle School at Garnet-Patterson; and Dunbar High School.

HOME SALES: Sales prices average about $450,000, according to Gerard DiRuggiero, a broker with Urban Land Co.. The main exception is Bates Street, where prices range from $450,000 to $650,000.

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: Big Bear Cafe, Rustik Tavern and Timor grocery store in Bloomingdale; NOMA’s commercial area (including Harris Teeter); Beau Thai restaurant and Azi’s Cafe in Shaw; and the City Vista building (including Safeway, Busboys and Poets, and Kushi) in Mount Vernon Square. Also accessible are U Street’s bars and restaurants and Gallaudet University.

WITHIN 15 MINUTES BY CAR: Georgetown, the Kennedy Center, Dupont Circle, downtown Washington, the Mall, Washington Hospital Center, Catholic University, Eastern Market and Barracks Row.

(Gene Thorp/The Washington Post)

TRANSIT: Truxton Circle is about equidistant from the New York Avenue (Red Line), Shaw-Howard University (Green and Yellow lines), and Mount Vernon Square (Green and Yellow lines) Metro stations. It’s also served by Metrobus routes 90, 92, 93, X3, P6 and 96.