Dupont Circle was developed during the Gilded Age as a home for Washington’s elite and moneyed class.
The Logan Circle neighborhood started as Civil War-era encampments and was developed in earnest during the exuberant post-war period.
Georgetown was founded more than fifty years before Washington, DC as a tiny port town in what was then the colony of Maryland.
Northeast neighborhood of Brookland has developed into a church, chapel and monastery-filled zone nicknamed "Little Rome."
Kalorama—Greek for “fine view”—gets its name from a large, classical estate built on one of the city’s highest elevations in 1807.
Adams Morgan, a neighborhood on the hill adjacent to Dupont Circle, was built on diversity in the 1950's.