Welcome to Shaw
A cool and evolving neighborhood with historic buildings and various amenities
Centrally located in the northwestern portion of Washington, D.C., most of the neighborhood has been designated the Shaw Historic District. Shaw is close to bars, cafes, shops, and restaurants but also a quick metro ride to downtown. Residents can walk to the National Mall from Shaw and peer at the historic buildings in this unique section of DC.
What to Love
- Close to Downtown Washington, D.C.
- Foodie destination
- Victorian row houses
- Amazing dining options
- Darryl Carter, Inc.
- The Dabney
Shaw is a rich community that offers a vibrant lifestyle and beautiful homes. The Victorian row houses throughout Shaw make it a distinctive neighborhood. Residents of Shaw also live in modern condominiums and renovated industrial buildings. People enjoy calling Shaw home because it has the amenities of a small neighborhood while being close to downtown.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Darryl Carter, Inc. is one of the most popular design boutiques and studios in Washington, D.C. Another iconic shopping center in Washington, D.C. is CityCenter DC. It has many luxury boutiques and stores, such as Bulgari, Chanel, David Yurman, and Tiffany and Co.
Many amazing dining options are available in Shaw, including Unconventional Diner. Brunch is offered every day at Unconventional Diner and some of the most popular dishes include crab fritters, Moroccan taquitos, and kale nachos. Local produce is served up at The Dabney where patrons can enjoy seasonal menus that change daily. Popular cocktails include tiki toddy and sea islands. The courses feature unique interpretations of southern staples such as collard greens, scallops, and short ribs.
Things to Do
Go on a mural tour in Blagden Alley.
Lettie Gooch is a locally owned women’s clothing boutique and one of the most sought-after shops in this funky DC neighborhood.