NW Washington DC

Welcome to Northwest Washington

The Northwest Washington area is anchored by its three main communities, which are Friendship Heights, Glover Park, and Tenleytown. At the area's southernmost tip, you'll find the White House—and when you explore north of that point, there's no telling what you'll find in this lively neighborhood! You can almost hear the hum of the tangible energy throughout these city streets, with new discoveries at every corner. From historical classics like Washington National Cathedral to hip boutiques and eateries, there's truly something for every generation in this dynamic neighborhood. 

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Selling a home in the DC Metro area requires the skill of an expert real estate team. Here at Fleisher-Arrowood, we excel at getting our sellers the best possible price for their home in no time at all. Get in touch with us to learn more about our unmatched marketing prowess and decades of combined experience. We can even give you an estimate of your home's current market value!

Live, Work, and Play in Northwest Washington

Splendid shopping

From department stores to big-name designer brands, the shops throughout Northwest Washington certainly have something to add to your wardrobe. Put your bargain-hunting skills to the test at Georgetown Flea Market, the longest-running flea market in the DC Metro area. In business since 1975, this flea market draws in hundreds of people to its school parking lot location each Sunday to find the very best deals. Want to get even more bang for your buck? You can check out the Nordstrom Rack and T.J. Maxx in Friendship Heights, or maybe even splurge a bit at Bloomingdale's or Neiman Marcus down the street. 

Diverse dining  

Northwest Washington's sizzling dining scene offers plates for every palate, with equal parts American classics and international cuisine. For a spicy taste of Mexico, you can get a table on Surfside's tropics-inspired roof deck. Have your choice of Mediterranean fare accompanied by sustainably produced wine bottles at Slate Wine Bar. And for those carbs you've been craving, Casolare located inside Kimpton Glover Park Hotel features a mouth-watering Italian menu all day long.  

Stellar schools

Even if you don't have kids, it's worth researching the public schools near Northwest Washington—they can actually help boost property values over time. Most younger residents of Northwest Washington are zoned for District of Columbia Public Schools, a massive district with more than 48,000 students enrolled. Many graduating seniors choose to attend Howard University, which has its flagship College of Arts and Sciences campus just fifteen minutes from the heart of the community. The college has about 20 majors dedicated to the areas of natural and social sciences, humanities, and fine arts. 

Nearby attractions 

Deemed the home of "real Washingtonians," the Northwest Washington neighborhood has tons of nearby attractions to explore. Boasting otherworldly beauty, the Washington National Cathedral features Gothic architecture, a few gargoyles, and mesmerizing stained glass windows. Have an eye for artistic masterpieces? Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is a highly acclaimed art collector's museums, where you can admire the founder's most prized possessions. Hillwood's visitors have free rein to walk around the estate's 12 acres of formal gardens and its surrounding woodlands. 

Wondering What's Around?

Our Favorite Local Picks

Rock Creek Park   

Who said cities couldn't have plenty of wide open spaces? This 1,800-acre wooded park winds through Northwest Washington's creekside trails—plus, the park offers horseback rides almost every day of the year.   

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Politics and Prose 

A staple for self-proclaimed book worms, Politics and Prose has been in business since 1984. Here, you can cozy up with a good book, a strong coffee, and you may even get the chance to hear a famous author narrate their best reads. 

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Carter Barron Amphitheatre  

At this 3,700-seat outdoor theater, you can listen to live music under the shade of Northwest Washington's tall trees. 

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Le Village Marche 

Feel like you're walking the streets of France at this locally owned home decor and gift shop. Here, you'll find classic Eiffel Tower-themed knickknacks, along with vintage cookware and old-school CDs. 

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Find Your Niche in Northwest Washington

If you're eager to find your new home in Northwest Washington or another Metro DC community, Fleisher-Arrowood is here to assist you. We have what it takes to help you navigate every step of the buying process, and you can always reach out to us with any questions.

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