Discover West End In Washington, DC
In Pierre L'Enfant’s original plan for the city of Washington, the western edge was known as the West End, a designation the neighborhood continues to embrace long after the city’s extension into Georgetown.
Bounded by K Street to the south, Rock Creek Park to the west and north, and New Hampshire Avenue and 21st Street to the east, West Enders find their neighborhood convenient to the best of DC including the shops, restaurants and night life in Georgetown, Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom as well as the downtown business district. Rock Creek Parkway provides easy access to Virginia and Maryland.
Your Luxury Lifestyle In West End
West End has become one of the glitzier places in the city to live in recent years and consequently attracts corporate lawyers, doctors and wealthy retirees, as well as international visitors and guests of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences, the Park Hyatt and Fairmont hotels.
Notable landmarks and historic sites easily accessible from West End include:
- The George Washington University and The George Washington University Medical Center
- International Monetary Fund
- The World Bank
- The Kennedy Center
- The Watergate
- Embassy of Qatar
- Embassy of Spain
- Egyptian Defense Office
Out And About In Upscale West End
Fitness enthusiasts rave about the Sports Club LA at the Ritz while art house moviegoers enjoy three screens at West End Cinema. Trader Joe's grocery store opened in the neighborhood in September 2006 and a Whole Foods just opened in nearby Foggy Bottom.
For dining, look to Juniper, West End Bistro, Blue Duck Tavern at the Park Hyatt, RIS at the Ritz, Circle Bistro and Hudson.
The Foggy Bottom Metro station on the Orange and Blue lines serves West End.