BOUNDARIES: Roughly, Florida and Rhode Island avenues to the south, Bohrer Street and Howard University to the west, Second Street NW to the east and W Street to the north.

SCHOOLS: Seaton Elementary School, Garrison Elementary School, Shaed Education Campus, Emery Education Campus, Shaw Middle School at Garnet-Patterson, Cardozo High School.

HOME SALES: In the past 12 months, three single-family houses sold, at prices ranging from $420,000 to $750,000, according to Suzanne Des Marais of Urban Pace Real Estate. Also sold were 48 townhouses ($235,000 to $850,000) and 14 condominiums ($177,000 to $528,000). Twelve townhouses are on the market, priced, from $439,000 to $949,000, and and seven condos ($79,000 to $474,900). Eight townhouses are under contract, at prices from $299,900 to $849,900, as are six condos, for $257,660 to $409,900.

TRANSIT: Shaw-Howard University Metrorail station (Green Line) and several Metrobus lines.

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: U Street, Howard University, shops and restaurants along Georgia Avenue.

WITHIN 10 TO 15 MINUTES BY CAR: Interstate 395, Adams Morgan, downtown Washington.