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Living in Penn Quarter Washington D.C.

Penn Quarter is the 5th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with 1,561 residents.

Penn Quarter has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Chinatown, Judiciary Square, Mount Vernon Square, Downtown, Swampoodle, Logan Circle and Sursum Corda Cooperative.

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Walk Score of Penn Quarter, Washington D.C., DC

Penn Quarter is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Co Co. Sala

Photo of Lincoln's Waffle Shop in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Lincoln's Waffle Shop

Daily errands do not require a car in Penn Quarter Washington D.C..

Penn Quarter is the 5th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with a Walk Score of 96.

Find apartments in Washington D.C.'s most walkable neighborhoods: Dupont Circle, Chinatown and U Street Corridor.

Penn Quarter Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Penn Quarter to other Washington D.C. neighborhoods.

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Population

3 U Street Corridor 97 86 92 3,796
4 Downtown 97 99 86 4,181
5 Penn Quarter 96 100 86 1,561
6 West End 96 89 90 3,204
7 Logan Circle 95 98 92 16,545

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 298 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Penn Quarter.

People in Penn Quarter can walk to an average of 45 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Starbucks in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Starbucks

Photo of Bistro D'OC in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Bistro D'OC

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Transit Score of Penn Quarter, Washington D.C., DC

Penn Quarter is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Penn Quarter Washington D.C. apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Penn Quarter has world-class public transportation and about 22 bus and 2 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Penn Quarter on public transit.

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Penn Quarter has about 3 car shares from Zipcar.

Bike Score of Penn Quarter, Washington D.C., DC

Penn Quarter is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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icon for bike shares in Penn Quarter

Bike sharing is available from Capital Bikeshare.

Crime in Penn Quarter

Penn Quarter has less violent crime and less property crime per person than the Washington D.C. average.

Penn Quarter Crime Rate

Compared to all Washington D.C. neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Penn Quarter Washington D.C.?

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Photo of National Archives Of USA in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

National Archives Of USA

Photo of Federal Triangle Heritage Trail in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Federal Triangle Heritage Trail

Photo of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Photo of 701 Restaurant in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

701 Restaurant

Photo of Oyamel Cocina Mexicana in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Oyamel Cocina Mexicana

Photo of Hotel Monaco Washington DC in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Hotel Monaco Washington DC

Photo of Basis Boarding School in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Basis Boarding School

Photo of US Navy Memorial Plaza in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

US Navy Memorial Plaza

Photo of Paul Bakery in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Paul Bakery

Photo of General Hancock in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

General Hancock

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Archives Metro

Photo of Teaism Restaurant in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Teaism Restaurant

Photo of Honest Abe's Souvenir in Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

Honest Abe's Souvenir

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Verizon Center: Waters Thomas E

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