The Petworth community, a mix of brick row houses and single-family homes tucked between Arkansas Avenue and North Capital Street Northwest, has come a long way from its origins as two privately owned country estates in the 1800s.
Petworth, which started to blossom as a community with a streetcar stop on a route from Silver Spring to downtown, is still bulging with project. They include a new and long-awaited Safeway, more bars along Georgia Avenue and at least one new restaurant on Upshur Street that are already receiving strong reviews from patrons.
The area’s first development came after Washington D.C. annexed the 204-acre Petworth site owned by Col. John Tayloe and the 183-acre Marshall Brown Estate. Two private development firms purchased the
Welcome to the Rock Creek Realty blog! My goal is to cover what’s happening in different neighborhoods throughout DC including upcoming events, tasty restaurants and reasonably priced bars, general real estate tips and, of course, Rock Creek Realty news.
We’ll start the first blog about a trip to Cleveland Park.
Last Friday night the wife and I had an impromptu date night. She makes the decisions (ha) and decided on sushi. We live in 16th St Heights and didn’t want to trek all over the city, so we headed over to Cleveland Park for some sushi rolls at Spices. Cleveland Park was alive with people, pets and cars creeping for a parking spot at 7:30pm on a Friday night. On the way to Spices we passed St Arnolds mussels bar, which was crowded, so we made a
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